Sunday 20th April 2014,
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BITWIG STUDIO Integration With Nektar Panarama P4 – Winter NAMM Show 2014 Demo

BITWIG STUDIO Integration With Nektar Panarama P4 – Winter NAMM Show 2014 Demo

BITWIG STUDIO tightly integrates with Nektar Panarama P4 Bitwig Studio is obviously the next big thing. For those that don’t know the story, Bitwig was started by former programmers / employees of Ableton. Long story short, Bitwig sort of picks up the pieces where Ableton stands. It sort of reminds me of an old LL [...]

February 3, 2014 Corry Banks DAW, NAMM, News, Technology, Winter NAMM 2014 0

Maschine Studio vs. MPC Renaissance: My Advice To You…

Maschine Studio vs. MPC Renaissance: My Advice To You…

So, there has been a lot of discussion surrounding the Maschine Studio vs. MPC Renaissance “duel to the death” sort of debate.  From the “Native Instruments just bodied AKAI” sort of discussions to countless rants and comparisons across the Internets. Personally, I am more partial to hardware but I touch just about everything, thanks to my killer [...]

November 17, 2013 Corry Banks Articles, Tips 26

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.7

Changes in Bitwig Studio 1.0.7

Hey BitWig kids… Update 1.0.7 landed a few days ago. Here is the change log. Released on 14.04.2014. FIXED Closing u-he plugins using the button inside our device chain would cause the plug-in to crash (on windows) FIXED Device panel mappings for VSTs don’t load when adding VSTs to the project. FIXED Solo and then [...]

April 19, 2014 Corry Banks DAW, News, Technology 0

Sunsine Audio Announces The Harmonic Decoder Effects Pedal

Sunsine Audio Announces The Harmonic Decoder Effects Pedal

Sunsine Audio puts a bit of sound design fun into a fresh new pedal design with The Harmonic Decoder Effects Pedal The Harmonic Decoder from Sunsine Audio can sound like a fuzz, an octave/harmony pedal, a filter/wah, a complex wave shaper or some crazy bent 8 bit glitch box but all of it’s effects are [...]

April 19, 2014 Corry Banks Gear, News, Technology 0

BOOKCLUB: J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson

BOOKCLUB: J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson

Bloomsbury’s seminal 33 1/3 book series releases J Dilla’s Donuts By Jordan Ferguson Many of us in the world of hip hop recognize a certain lineage of beat making that includes Marley Marl, Premier, Pete Rock and J Dilla as the forefathers. The debate could go on for days if the question was to arise [...]

April 18, 2014 Corry Banks Articles, Book Club 0

inMusic Brands Expands Brand Family with Denon Professional, Marantz Professional and Denon DJ

inMusic Brands Expands Brand Family with Denon Professional, Marantz Professional and Denon DJ

inMusic Brands Inc., comprised of Akai Professional, Alesis, Alto Professional, ION Audio, M-Audio, Numark, and others, expands its technology portfolio with the addition of three iconic brands. Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA – April 15, 2014. Today, inMusic announced the addition of three professional product brands from D&M Holdings to its existing family of brands. Denon [...]

April 17, 2014 Corry Banks News 0

IK Multimedia Releases New Classic British EQ Models in T-RackS Custom Shop

IK Multimedia Releases New Classic British EQ Models in T-RackS Custom Shop

T-RackS Models EQ73 & EQ81 give engineers that “must have” sound of classic British consoles with added functionality April 17, 2014 – IK Multimedia, a world leader in software and hardware products for professional musicians, engineers and producers announced today the newest release of the widely popular T-RackS Custom Shop mixing and mastering plug-in and standalone [...]

April 17, 2014 Corry Banks Expansion / Sound Kits, News, Plug-Ins, Technology 0

BOOKCLUB: Beat Box – A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield

BOOKCLUB: Beat Box – A Drum Machine Obsession by Joe Mansfield

As is usual when one of the homies spot something that they deem BBoyTech-esque, one of the homies pulled my coat tail to this really dope book a few months back. Fulling aware of how I pore over old drum machines and seeing as how I run the BBoyTechReport, he thought it was befitting to make [...]

April 11, 2014 Press Admin Articles, Book Club 0

The Blend Beat Project Volume One – 20 Beat Makers – 20 Bangers

The Blend Beat Project Volume One – 20 Beat Makers – 20 Bangers

 The Blend Beat Project Volume One Brings together dope hiphop musicians for a celebration of dope beat making. Released March 23rd of  2014  The Blend Beat Project Volume One features a group of 20 beat makers from all over the place. The vibe of the project ranges from laid back – head nod with dirty [...]

April 9, 2014 Corry Banks Music, News, Reviews 1

Miki Vale – The Good, The Bad, The Lovely

Miki Vale – The Good, The Bad, The Lovely

Miki Vale is one of those rare gems of a hip-hop artist that makes good music from the soul. Her easy going, yet firm emcee-isms makes it hard to not turn up the volume on her thesis driven joints. An underground mainstay, Miki Vale makes it her business to rock shows up and down the [...]

April 9, 2014 Corry Banks Music, News, Reviews 0

Propellerhead Announces Reason 7.1 Update and Free Synchronous Rack Extension

Propellerhead Announces Reason 7.1 Update and Free Synchronous Rack Extension

Powerful update brings workflow enhancements and new Rack Extension technology Stockholm, Sweden, April 9, 2014 (ictw) - Propellerhead today released an update to their award-winning Reason software and Synchronous; a modulation Rack Extension plug-in for Reason. Reason 7.1 offers an enhanced workflow, performance improvements and new SDK2 technology for Propellerhead’s Rack Extension plug-in platform. Since [...]

April 9, 2014 Press Admin DAW, News, Technology 0

Propellerhead Upgrades Its Rack Extension Plug-In Platform

Propellerhead Upgrades Its Rack Extension Plug-In Platform

New Instrument Development Toolkit lets content owners create instruments without coding. Stockholm, Sweden, April 9, 2014 (ictw) – Propellerhead today announces further advancements to its software developer kit, that make it easier to build and sell Rack Extensions for its award-winning Reason platform. Designed for both C++ engineers and sample instrument designers, the updated SDK2 [...]

April 9, 2014 Press Admin DAW, News, Technology 0