Features: * Most advanced, dynamic, true-to-life analog tape emulation ever achieved * Mac/Windows VST, RTAS, AU * 16 track 2" machine and 1/2" mastering deck * Two tape formulations, two tape speeds * Calibration, bass alignment, wow & flutter, constant gain I/O, grouping, noise reduction
Digital recording is now the standard for professional music production. But many engineers and musicians long for the days of analog recording, and for good reason.
Analog Tape Machines have a SOUND.
Big, fat, warm, deep, rich, and exciting are just some of the terms used to describe what recording onto a piece of magnetic tape sounds like. Most of all, tape is more musical.
Product Details: * Two tape machine types: * 2" 16 track * 1/2" mastering deck * Two tape formulations * Two speeds: 15 ips and 30 ips * Noise reduction control and auto mute * Wow & Flutter control * Bass alignment control * Normal, Low & High Bias settings * Level Calibration * VU ballistics * Grouping control * Settings global or per channel * Tape reels start and stop in sync with DAW transport
Dual Core Intel Processor, 1 GB of RAM, iLok2 Mac OS® X 10.5 or later AU, RTAS, VST
Dual Core Intel or AMD Processor with SSE2 Support, 1 GB RAM, iLok2 Windows® XP, Windows 7® (32/64 Bit) RTAS, VST
Virtual Mastering Processor
Offer expires on: : 14-Jun-2013
Worldclass mastering compressor with transparent and articulate sound.
Imagine mastering your mixes without causing the lifeless, squashed, and over compressed sound that has become so common in modern music. We have all been at the mercy of the "loudness wars" for over ten years now. Masters have become louder and louder, at the expense of the music becoming harsh and lacking punch and dynamics. One of the main causes of this epidemic is the use of the Peak Limiter to achieve increased levels in the mastering stage. Peak limiters attenuate transients and often reduce punch, stereo imaging, can greatly alter mix balances, and cause a fatiguing result to the ears.
FG-X Dynamics Rack:
Two years ago Steven Slate and expert algorithm engineer Fabrice Gabriel started working out the concept for a digital audio process that could increase the level of a mix without altering the punch and dynamic feel, or make the mix sound squashed and lifeless. They started by researching saturation curves and their effect on various types of transient material. After several months of study and hundreds of listening tests, they made some fascinating discoveries. What they found, was that in order to transparently add level to a mix, a dynamic and intelligent transient saturation system would have to be developed.
New ADVANCED ALGORITHMS were created to execute the extremely complex communication system that would be needed to properly perform the new dynamic operations. A new algorithm was formed, and the process was named "Intelligent Transient Preservation", or ITP.
a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that harnesses the power of both your eyes and your ears!
Offer expires on: : 23-May-2013
Find music in everything with iZotope's groundbreaking visual instrument.
Unearth a world of sounds you've never heard before. Driven by iZotope's award-winning visual selection technology, iZotope Iris™ is a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that harnesses the power of both your eyes and your ears. Fuel your creativity with Iris's new spin on sound design: a "visual instrument" that's perfect for musical inspiration and sonic experimentation.
Get Iris, Wood, Glass, Food, Toys, Voice, and the NEW Altered and Modular.
Offer expires on: : 23-May-2013
Unearth a world of sounds you've never heard before. Driven by iZotope's award-winning visual selection technology, iZotope Iris™ is a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that harnesses the power of both your eyes and your ears.
Iris is ideal for anyone seeking a completely fresh take on sampling and synthesis, particularly sound designers and composers working on music and sound for ﬁlm, television and video games. With over 500 intensely creative patches available for immediate use, Iris is also perfect for any musician dreaming of diverse and compelling new sounds.
If your old sample libraries are looking dusty and tired, revive and rejuvenate the material by bringing it into Iris. Breathe new life into every audio ﬁle in your collection... blend the scream of raccoon with a howling wind and your favorite vintage synth pad for a sublime new texture. Take the sounds of a swarming bee hive, a rattling conveyor belt, and a sampled cello to create new musical ambiences. With Iris, you can find music in everything!
Standard musical instruments are not always what they seem. Discover new beauty and intrigue within familiar sound sources through the Altered sound library. Altered takes what you know and makes it fresh again, uncovering unconventional timbres and tones by bowing cymbals, scraping pianos, dropping chimes, treating strings, bending keyboards, and much more. With hundreds of patches ready for immediate use in your next track, let Altered bring something special to the run-of-the-mill piano, guitar and bass sounds you’re used to.
* A SAMPLING OF 300+ SAMPLES - Plastic Rod on Harp, Piano Strings Resonant Spoon, Didgeridoo Into Fan... * A PEEK AT 200 PATCHES - Spectral Bubble, Dub Trombone, Helipad Symphony, Lead Pie, Visual Karate...
From the vintage classic, the ARP 2600, to modern Cartesian sequencing, the Modular sound library stems from a wide range of both musical and chaotic sources. Start experimenting and you’ll find that any Modular patch could inspire your next track, from pulsing tones to lush effects to glitchy rhythmic syncopations to fat bass sounds. Designed to harness the varied sonic palettes and human-like nature of modular synths, the Modular pack delivers highly musical samples and patches that are ready to fit into any song or project.
* A SAMPLING OF 600+ SAMPLES - Growler Bass, Dancing Circuits, Butterfly Chaos, Free Popcorn, Space Vacuum... * A PEEK AT 300 PATCHES - Metal Sloths, Zaptastic, Murky Glitch, Simple Hero, LoFi Snowflake, Radiobed...
Food celebrates the longstanding sound design tradition of using edible items for sonic inspiration. Sourced from a diverse range of delicious samples, Food transforms creative kitchen commotion into rich sonic ingredients, perfect for cooking up your own audio adventures. Explore everything from horror film fodder to organically-grown leads to evolving keyboards and pads, each one a musically stimulating patch for your next track or production project. Watch the Food video
* A TASTE OF 130+ SAMPLES - Onion chops, beef slaps, broken eggs, soda fizz, pepper grinder, watermelon bongo... * A FLAVOR OF 100 PATCHES - Dr. Popper, Hollywood Gore FX, Square Meals, Yam Pulser, Mech Melon, Greasy Lead...
Glass is a shimmering collection of glass ambiences, reimagined via Iris's spectral selection capabilities. A lyrical study in lush chords, shining leads, and soothing basses, Glass transforms sonic experiments into accessible musical inspiration. Within the 100 patches of Glass, you'll hear exploits with bottles, mirrors, marbles, glasses, shards, and even glassblowing torches. The resulting sounds are inviting, uplifting, and unusual. This library is for players exploring original sound design in a musical and meaningful context.
* A SAMPLING OF 150+ SAMPLES - Marbles, mirrors, squeegees, bowls, smashes, swirling, and scrapes... * A PEEK AT 100 PATCHES - Ghost Ship, Mice in the Pipes, Vocalone, Narquatic, Sequestrian, Hounds of Silence...
Ah, the sounds of childhood. In some contexts, they're full of hope and sunshine, laughter and joy. In others, they're the eerie stuff of horror-filled nightmares. Toys embraces both perceptions, resulting in a playful collection of child-like sentiments that can sometimes leave you screaming in the dark. Featuring a broad variety of soundscapes, pads, synth, bass and lead patches, the Toys sound library possesses many possibilities for both soundtracks and sound design, whether you're feeling innocent or creepy...
* A SAMPLING OF 200+ SAMPLES - Wooden blocks, laser guns, dollhouses, wind-up cars, squeak toys and xylophones... * A PEEK AT 100 PATCHES - Lunchbox Lead, Unicorn Tears, Peanut Butter Nap, Mood Ring, Candy from Strangers...
The Voice Sound Library melds the world of incredible spectral manipulation with the most powerful instrument there is—the human voice. With growling leads, ethereal choirs, percussive and beatboxing effects, indie pop-style vocal pads, and much more, Voice is dark, ominous, cheery and wonderfully musical all at the same time. Breathe a human element into your synthetic stylings with Voice.
* A SAMPLING OF 330+ SAMPLES - Singing, talking, beatboxing, vocoding, animal imitations, instrument impressions... * A PEEK AT 200 PATCHES - Epic Scream Lead, Phantom Sea Bass, Solar Spittle, Pretty Turns Creepy...
Wood is an adventurous assortment of creatively-recorded samples, all produced from our friends, the trees. Made entirely of unusual wooden encounters, Wood fully embodies the creative potential of Iris's visual selections. From basket smashing to door slamming, from drumming on guitars to grandma's creaky deckchair, Wood pushes musical boundaries as each texture evolves. Blending dense and earthy tones into complex layers, Wood's 100 patches sound like an avant-garde composition right out of the box.
* A SAMPLING OF 260+ SAMPLES - Cupboards, dowels, branches, drawers, drumsticks, matches, and twigs... * A PEEK AT 100 PATCHES - Ant Farm Orchestra, Woodsaw Jig, Doorslam Shimmy, CPR From Inside...