Great news for Reason fans! Reason 7 has been announced today and will be shipping from the beginning of May 2013.
After listening to their end-users, Propellerhead have included in this latest release, features that many customers have been hankering for - including automatic slicing of audio and the ability to create REX loops without the need for ReCycle, a physical MIDI output to connect keyboards and synths, plus parallel and group channels in the mixer.
Reason 7 will also include a device called Automatic Retro Transformer (think Instagram for audio), some hefty upgrades to the included sound bank, plus a visual EQ and spectrum analyser.
The much-hyped new incarnation of Steinberg's legendary DAW has landed, in the shape of CUBASE 7 and CUBASE ARTIST 7. Whether you already own a previous version or you're new to the Cubase club, we've listed below all the various upgrade, cross-grade, education and full version options so you can find your ideal route to the new software. We've also put together some brilliantly priced bundles including Cubase 7 and CMC controllers, but first, what's so super about 7?
Sonar X2 packs everything a modern producer could ever need into one complete DAW software package for Windows systems. Featuring the new Skylight interface, Sonar X2 lets you switch back and forth between every element of production with unrivalled speed and ease. Sonar X2 features the awesome Raptur synth, TH2 Producer, a huge selection of professional editing tools, a Matrix for real-time sample triggering (perfect for live performances and testing ideas), plus a host of features for polishing off your mix. The Producer version even features R-Mix software for easily isolating elements of a song for remix, sampling or karaoke purposes!
Anyone purchasing Sonar X1 between now and October 31st 2012 inclusive will receive a completely FREE upgrade to the new equivalent Sonar X2 DAW as soon as it hits the market! This means that you can get started using America's best-selling DAW straight away, without having to worry that there is a new version on the horizon!
In this short video by Novation, you will learn how to set-up Automap 4.4 with an Impulse controller keyboard and Reason 6. Please note that in order for this to work, you will need Automap 4.4 or later installed your computer. If you don't have it you can click here to download it for free.
A new DAW, Bitwig Studio, is on its way! Bitwig Studio claims to give you a more natural way of working, offering a super fast workflow, and from looking at its specs, it certainly seems to have some useful features. It even has an Ableton-esque working view for digital DJs!
Pro Tools 10 and Pro Tools|HDX have been announced today! Featuring a wealth of new features including the ability to combine multiple file formats in one project, record and mix 32-bit floating point audio, an improved disk scheduler for faster responsiveness, Clip Gain (set individual levels per audio clip), Audio Suite improvements, 'bounce to iTunes' and 'export to Soundcloud' functions, EUCON improvements, and new plug-ins including the awesome Avid Channel Strip that uses the same algorithms as the System 5 console, which has been used in numerous professional projects across the world. Continue Reading