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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T-RackS Group Buy

IK T-RackS Deal: Buy 1 Plugin, Get 3 for Free

IK Multimedia is back at it again with another good deal that’s pretty hard to resist. They have a T-RackS group buy promotion going on where you can get three plugins for free with the purchase of one plugin. The best part is you get to chose exactly what plugins you want; it’s not a […]

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Free Amp Sims

New Free Amp Sims, EQ, and Room Modeller (Videos)

Dave Clark from EXE Consulting recently released a new collection of free amp sims, along with a 15-band EQ and two room modellers. The plugins are available in VST format but only for 64-bit PCs, and apparently there are no plans for other formats or platforms. Here’s the link to the downloads page with the […]

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Superior Drummer 2

Superior Drummer 2 On Sale Again – Where the Hell is Version 3.0?

Every few months here lately Toontrack runs a sale on Superior Drummer 2, their upper-end drum software that offers a lot of advanced features not available on their more popular EZdrummer 2 software. I’ll admit, being a huge fan of EZdrummer, I’ve been tempted by the sale a couple of times, but I never bite […]

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