Music Marcom set up an interview with Huffpost contributor Gregory Weinkauf and composer Mac Quayle, who recently scored popular TV shows Feud: Bette and Joan, and Mr. Robot using EastWest virtual instruments. "There’s much to explore with an Emmy-winning, increasingly prominent composer like Mac Quayle — not that there is anyone quite like Mac Quayle. The co-founder of alterna-hip-hop combo Rise Robots Rise has worked his way into top-tier television scoring, including Feud:
The May issue of music magazine Maverick features a review of Hal Leonard title Five Star Music Makeover. "Five Star Music Makeover is like a school book for artists but it isn't boring and you may actually gain some real-world advice that will help you in your music journey!" See review here.
"Well-respected bassist and instrument repairman Chuck Treager devoted his life to making things with strings sound better. His third and final book, STRING INSTRUMENT SETUPS, completed just before his death last year at the age of 90, discusses 10 different ways of configuring stringed instruments with moveable bridges and tailpieces to maximize good vibrations." See review here.
Making Music with Polyrhythms, Incorporating Real Drums into Electronic Music, Setting Up Ableton Live for DJing, and Turning a Loop into a Full Song Montclair, NJ - The Josh Bess Webinar Series at Groove3.com continues to grow. Now, a total of 10 courses in the format of live-recorded webinars are available, covering various music production topics with expert and Ableton Certified Trainer Josh Bess. The new courses just released at Groove3 are: Making Music with Polyrhythms
Create epic build-ups that put an Endless Smile on your face Stockholm, Sweden – Swedish music duo Dada Life brings the same high-energy personalities that have propelled them to the top of the EDM scene to the development of Endless Smile, a new plug-in that creates build-ups with the turn of a single knob. “It’s finally here,” said Stefan of Dada Life. “We know it took a long time, but creating a plug-in while juggling bananas and double-spraying champagne in front of thous
In Sonic Scoop's latest “3 Techniques,” the object of Gary Noble’s direction is Universal Audio’s Manley VOXBOX Channel Strip for UAD-2 and Apollo. Based off Manley’s original hardware, it brings together a tube-driven preamp, dynamics and EQ in one stop that’s optimized for vocals. Read the article here.
EastWest and Fishman Collaborate to Unlock Your Guitar's Potential Hollywood, CA - EastWest, the most awarded virtual instrument developer has teamed up with Fishman, creator of the multi-award winning TriplePlay® Wireless MIDI Guitar Controller, to develop a series of virtual instruments specifically for MIDI guitarists. The new EastWest MIDI Guitar Instruments series is different from the current EastWest virtual sounds, which are optimized for keyboards, in that they have
Over 200,000 Sound Effects with Special Intro Pricing Through June 1st Brooklyn, NY - Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, today released the Master Library 2017 - an upgraded version of their most comprehensive general sound library. Now offering more than 200,000 royalty-free sound effects with metadata optimized for pinpoint search, the new Master Library 2017 also provides users with full online access, free annual updates, and search software
MAGIX releases SOUND FORGE Pro MAC 3 and announces new versions of SOUND FORGE Audio Studio, and SOUND FORGE Pro Berlin/Madison, WI - It's official: The SOUND FORGE community will be pleased to hear that MAGIX has committed to upgrades for the entire SOUND FORGE family of products. Currently under development by engineering teams in the US and Germany, new upgrades begin to arrive this month with upgrades for the entire line slated for completion within the next 12 months. SO