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The End of OD

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Reloop SHP-1 Review

Reloop SHP-1 Review

Reloop are better known for their products in the DJ world – in fact they’ve gone from being a smalltime OEM re-brander to one of the big players in original IP in the past few years – and it looks like they’ve decided to make a foray into the music production and pro audio world. I’ve had the Reloop SHP-1 studio headphones in for a test drive to see whether Reloop can cut it in the more subtle world of pro audio.

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Heavyocity Aeon Review

OD is no stranger to Heavyocity’s work. We’ve reviewed both Evolve and Damage very favourably in the past, and the main thing we’ve taken from them is the impeccable quality of the sounds that Heavyocity are capable of.

Similarly to past efforts, Aeon is a Kontakt Player library (Kontakt not required) split into two main banks – instruments and loops – and then split further within them. Again true to form, Heavyocity have harnessed the power of Kontakt’s effects and scripting engine to open up creative possibilities within the library – Aeon builds on Heavyocity’s existing concepts and represents their most complex work to date. Let’s take a look… Continue Reading

Nektar Panorama P1

Nektar Panorama P1 Released

Timed just about perfectly to coincide with the release of Propellerhead’s Reason 7, Nektar’s Panorama P1 is a little less black and white, but the gear lust factor may be clearer than ever…

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Wagner Sharp

Free Tube Guitar Preamp VST and AU: Wagner Sharp

This free PC and Mac compatible Tube Guitar Preamp VST/AU effect from Nick Crow Labs can create some gorgeous subtle distortion sounds whilst keeping it easy to control hard overdrive sounds. Did we mention it was free?!

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Free VST synth

Free Synth Win/Mac: XILS 3 BE

Germany’s Beat Magazine comes through with the goods once again – get a completely free synth for Windows and Mac now!

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Free Electric Piano Construction Kits: Cross Rhodes

Ten smooth electric piano and synth construction kits for free – get the link inside!

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Back in the video saddle! It’s been a while…

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We reviewed FL Studio 10 a while back and, with a few reservations, really liked it. FL Studio 11 has some notable new features, some of which have been teased for a while with gradual implementation in FL Studio 10 and demo videos, some completely fresh…

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Reason 7′s just around the corner and we’re gearing up for a review… in the meantime Propellerhead have posted up a look into some of the new audio editing capabilities of Reason 7…

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