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What's New and How To Upgrade To Rob Papen Predator 1.5.1, Blue 1.8.1 and RG 1.0.1

FIND PRESETS FASTER Rob Papen has released updates to Blue, Predator and RG. All three virtual synthesizers have the following new preset browsing features: "Quick Browse" is a new function that allows you to quickly browse through preset. "Recently Browsed" allows you to easily rind the presets you tried out... Read more →


Image Line Announces Updates for Morphine, PoiZone, and Toxic Biohazard Virtual Synthesizers

Image Line just announced a series of minor updates to their core line of virtual synthesizers. Morphine 1.4.2 released - fixed crashes/freezes when closing plugin in OSX - fixed threading in Windows version - fixed compatibility with the Toxic Biohazard installer in OSX - better tablet pc / stylus support... Read more →


Just a reminder Synth Sale Ends the 15th - Get sytrus, Toxic BiHazard, Poizone, Morphine and more for 40% off

Only a few days left. I've been playing with Morphine and Toxic BioHazard and will be picking them both up. BioHazard is especially cool. Sytrus $179 $109 (-$70) DirectWave $99 $59 (-$40) Toxic BioHazard $99 $59 (-$40) Poizone 2 $79 $49 (-$30) JuicePack $99 $59 (-$40) EZGenerator $129 $79 (-$50)... Read more →


Installing and Using Ableton's Free "Designer Drums" Operator Live Pack

Ableton has released a new free Live Pack called "Designer Drums". You can listen to a preview and download the Live Pack from here. The cool thing about this collection of drum presets is that they are not samples but Operator synth presets. For the most part the installer integrates... Read more →


Image Line Music Plugin yard sale - 40% off Deckadance, Sytrus, Toxic Biohazard, Morhpine, Poizone...

Every few years, Image Line (the makers of FL Studio) has a "yardsale" and offers huge discounts on plugins. The last time they had a sale this big was 2 years ago. Save 40% off the following items. Note, if you've never purchased from image line before you can save... Read more →


Native Instrument Kore 2 Price Drop + New Software Only Edition

Native Instruments has dropped the price of Kore2 to 399 /$449 from 499 / $559. They have also introduced a new software-only version without the KORE 2 Controller. This verison is priced at 199 / $229. Visit the Kore2 web page to learn more. Mark Mosher www.modulatethis.com Read more →


Hans Zimmer Uses the Zebra 2 Software Synth on "The Dark Knight"

Hans Zimmer, composer the latest Batman film The Dark Knight, used Uhe's Zebra 2 software synthesizer extensively on the soundtrack. In Uhe's latest newsletter, Zimmer says he uses "...mainly Zebra and no other plugin synth... I don’t believe that there is another software synth out there at the moment that... Read more →


FAW Circle Synthesizer Tip: 1.0.2 Update and How To Reduce CPU Load

Future Audio Workshop has released the 1.0.2 update to their fantastic Circle Software Synthesizer. You can download it here. According to FAW: In this update we have included a CPU economy mode in the setting pane. This allows Circle to use less CPU for a minimal reduction in audio quality.... Read more →


TONE 2 Gladiator tip: How To Open The Editor Interface to Expose Parameters

Gladiator has a great user interface. However, if you insert the synth into your host, the default view hides the editor panel. Click the "Editor" button and you'll then see... Mark Mosher www.markmoshermusic.com www.modulatethis.com Having trouble seeing Gladiator parameters? Read more →


Tone2 Gladiator Synthesizer - A Great Interface Takes the Pain Out of Complex Synthesis

Article on Tone2 Gladator. A synth that can morph between subtractive, FM, wavetable, and addditive synthesis yet has a simple interface. Read more →


Adding Realistic Drums to Your Virtual Studio

There are many products on the market that allow you to add realistic acoustic drum kits to your virtual studio. These products offer something above and beyond simple one-shot samples of drum sounds with features such as: Multi-samples of expensive drum kits so that notes played at different velocities reflect... Read more →


Image-Line Releases Addiitive Synth VST Morphine - Additional 10% Off

According to Image-Line "Morphine is a powerful Additive Synthesizer with a logical, flexible architecture that allows you to create any sound. You can do this directly by adjusting harmonics manually or by taking any input sample and resynthesizing it into one of 4 independent voices." Use the links below to... Read more →