Syntronik Free

Free Version of Syntronik Released Along with Full Version

Today IK Multimedia officially released their latest product, a multi-sampled virtual synthesizer collection called Syntronik. It includes seventeen instruments, thirty-eight effects, and over 2,000 presets, with 50GB of sampled content. I was tempted to cash in some JamPoints to buy it when they had the low intro offer, but there was no way in hell […]

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Bulldozer Amp Sim

New Bulldozer High Gain Amp Sim from Audio Assault (Video)

Audio Assault has released a new 2 channel high-gain amp sim called Bulldozer that is designed to deliver powerful metal tones. The plugin comes with 10 pedals and effects, including a tube screamer, reverb, wah pedal, and doubler. It also comes with four cabinet simulations and offers customizable mic placement and high and low pass […]

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Kuassa Pedals

Kuassa Releases New Guitar Pedal Plugins, Free Noise Gate (Videos)

Kuassa has added three new guitar effects pedal plugins that were previously only available as rack extensions for Reason to their lineup of products. There’s a distortion pedal, an overdrive pedal, and a fuzz pedal, and each includes 5 separate simulations so they cover a wide variety of tones. Kuassa also released a free noise […]

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zplane-vielklang

Free Vielklang LE Instant Harmony Plugin (Video Tutorial)

Focusrite hardware owners have another free plugin up for grabs through the month of July from the Focusrite Plugin Collective. This month’s freebie is a pitch correction and harmonization plugin from zplane called vielklang LE. It normally sells for $99 so being able to get it for free is a nice perk. It also comes […]

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Alesis Elevate 5 MKII

New Alesis Elevate 5 MKII Monitors Released; 1st Gens Now Super Cheap

Alesis has released a second generation version of their Elevate 5 studio monitor speakers. I’ve been using a pair of the 1st gen Elevate 5’s for the past two years—here’s the review—and they are surprisingly good speakers for the price. I have them hooked up to the TV and they work great for things like […]

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Jazz III Picks

Jazz III Picks Comparison – Which One’s the Best Pick?

A long time ago I started using Dunlop Jazz III guitar picks. It’s been so long that I don’t remember how or when it happened, but in my opinion there is no better pick than the Jazz III. They last so long that I hadn’t bought a new pack in years, and when I went […]

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Focusrite-Scarlett-2i2

Updated USB Driver 4.36.4 Available for Focusrite Scarlett Interfaces

Focusrite recently released updated Windows drivers for their line of Scarlett audio interfaces. The new USB driver version is 4.36.4. The previous public release was back in December with version 4.15. The updated driver is available for 2nd gen Scarlett interfaces from the downloads section of Focusrite’s website. They also have the same driver posted […]

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Mercuriall Greed Smasher

New Free Greed Smasher Overdrive Plugin from Mercuriall (Video)

The development team at Mercuriall Audio has released a new free overdrive plugin called Greed Smasher. The plugin is based on the Mesa Boogie Grid Slammer overdrive pedal. The free Greed Smasher plugin is available for Mac OS X and Windows in AU, VST, and AAX formats. This is the second free pedal that Mercuriall […]

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