Monthly Archives: September 2012

Review: Xils-Lab Oxium

Xils-Lab’s Oxium is a virtual analog synthesizer for Windows and Mac. The synthesizers of this French company each have a unique, musical sound that stands out from the many other VST plug-ins that are available on the market today. Oxium is no exception. Continue reading

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Avicii in the studio – The Making of Dancing In My Head

Avicii (Tim Bergling) tells to Future Music how he created the Dancing In My Head remix in FL Studio. Continue reading

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TAL-UNO-LX V2 released for Windows and Mac

Togu Audio Line has already released the second version of the TAL-UNO-LX synthesizer. The price of this VST-plug-in is reduced to $ 40. Continue reading

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Ableton Live tutorial: realistic hi-hats and big fat snares by DJ Vespers

Ableton Live offers lots of possibilities for creating your own drum sounds. The Canadian DJ Vespers shows in this interesting video how he creates realistic sounding hi-hats and fat snares in Ableton Live. He uses Sampler and an Audio Effect Rack, and also gives away some neat tips and tricks. Continue reading

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Reason Rack Extensions suffer under bad CPU performance

(Nederlands) Een paar maanden geleden werd Rack Extensions (RE) ge├»ntroduceerd door Propellerhead Software, het nieuwe plug-in-formaat dat speciaal is ontwikkeld voor Reason. Nu de eerste RE’s zijn verschenen valt op dat deze plug-ins de cpu veel meer belasten dan andere plug-in-formaten. Zo is de cpu-belasting van de RE’s ongeveer tot twee keer zo hoog als vergelijkbare VST-plug-ins. Continue reading

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D16 Group announces LuSH-101

D16 Group has (finally) announced LuSH-101. As the name indicates, this VST plug-in is inspired by the Roland SH-101 analog synthesizer. Continue reading

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