Eventide Release EQuivocate By Newfangled Audio – Free For A Limited Time

Eventide, makers of some of the finest and most legendary proffessional audio effects hardware and software processors in existence have teamed up to exclusively distribute a new brand called Newfangled Audio - The brainchild of Eventide's Senior developer Dan Gillespie who was the designer behind some of Eventide's most popular plug-ins, including Blackhole, H3000 Factory and H910.

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Waves Control Surfaces

Waves Announce Icon Platform Hardware Control Surfaces For eMotion LV1

Waves have just announced a new hardware controller platform called "Icon" for their eMotion LV1 Live mixing console system (not a totally original name to chose but maybe this is deliberate for some kind of familiarity reference?).
It's a rather interesting development when you consider the LV1 was initially intended for control via touchscreen, perhaps this is a response to the users who (like me) prefer the more tactile feeling of hardware controllers over touch screens?

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Pro Tools First Cloud Collaboration and Freeze

Pro Tools First Is Getting Cloud Collaboration And Freeze

Avid have just announced via their blog that Pro Tools First is about to get Cloud Collaboration and Freeze features.

This is not only great news for those wishing to try out Pro Tools without investing fully into purchasing or subscribing to a full license but also for those who are already fully signed up owners of Pro Tools because it now means artists can contribute to your projects without owning Pro Tools themselves, they'll simply need to signup for Pro Tools First free of charge and connect into your Pro Tools project.

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Acustica Audio

Acustica Audio Acqua Plug-In’s – Finally A Credible Alternative To Hardware ?

There have been several times in recent years when the release of certain software plug-In's have generated wild claims of no longer needing to own and maintain analogue audio outboard gear or continue to work OTB (outside of the box) many times this has been part of the marketing hype to try and peak interest in a highly saturated marketplace.
I'm sure I don't need to name brand names who have become rather well know for both marketing hype and or generating widely held opinion of the top spot's when it comes to the sound quality and realism of an emulated or modelled piece of vintage analogue outboard hardware so I'll leave that to your own thoughts and opinions.

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Best Add-On Software For Windows

The Best Add-On’s For Windows Pro Tools Users – Part 2

Need An Early Warning System For The Health Of Your Hard Drives?
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As you may now be aware We've decided to run a small series on some applications we feel are useful to maintain and look after our Pro Tools systems keeping them in top shape for daily hardcore session use, If you missed Part 1 where we introduced a software add-on that allows you to use Apple Mac formatted hard drives on your Windows based Pro Tools PC you can check it out here.

Despite how great and feature packed the Windows Operating System is, There are always some really useful specialist add-on's available from 3rd party vendors that can really make a positive difference to your system and work flow.

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