Tag Archives: drum machines

Shape the sound of hi-hats with effects

You can create more powerful sounding cymbals or hi-hats by applying distortion and transient effects. This is demonstrated by Computer Music with Cubase, as you can see in this video. Continue reading

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Native Instruments announces Komplete 9

Native Instruments (NI) has announced Komplete 9. The price remains very attractive with € 499. A few years ago this price was more than twice as high. Continue reading

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Arturia SparkLE – competition for NI Machine Mikro

Arturia has released a simplified version of Spark, like Native Instruments has done with Machine. SparkLE uses the same software as its big brother, but it has fewer buttons. This is not always a bad thing. It allows you get started quickly making your own beats. Continue reading

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Free Roland TR-727 drum machine samples

Alessandro Saccoia has released over thirty samples from the Roland TR-727 drum machine. They are available for free. The sounds include congas, bongos, whistles, timbales, maracas, agogos and cabasa. Continue reading

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How to spice up your drum patterns – Reason tips

No idea how to improve your drums? Propellerhead Software’s Mattias shows in the video below how you can easily program some interesting drums in Reason. Many of these tips are also applicable for other sequencers. Continue reading

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iOS Musician presents Audiobus for iPad

iOS Musician has uploaded an interesting video with a demonstration of the new Audiobus app for the iPad. With Audiobus, apps can communicate with each other. Continue reading

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