Brainworx Weekend Sale!

Brainworx has a very special deal going on between Friday the 14th of november until midnight on Sunday night where you can pick up a great deal of up to 50% off on almost all their fine products.

It is only for three days, so if you were tempted to get a Brainworx plug-in or two, this is the weekend to do it.

For the listing of all the special take a look at the Brainworx product page here.

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Sonnox ‘Buy One Get One Free’ Promo

Sonnox has announced its ‘Buy One Get One Free’ Promo where when you buy one Sonnox plug-in you can get a second one FREE!

Just order the first product, when you register at Sonnox before the 14th of December, they will send a direct email which will include the voucher for your free second product.

Here are the the Terms & Conditions of this great promo from our partner Sonnox:

- Promotion commences November 1st and ends November 30th 2014.
- Products not included in the Promotion: Codec Toolbox, GML Option and all the BUNDLES.
- Promotion only applies to full products – not to upgrades, crossgrades or exchanges.
- Promotion cannot be combined with any other discount, such as multi-plugin discount, or education pricing.
- iLok2 is required for authorisation.
- Both plug-ins must be registered to the same iLok account and cannot be separately transferred.

Here is your chance to get the Sonnox plug-ins you always wanted.

Click here to see all the Sonnox products (and don’t forget the best Sonnox prices are on the ‘Private Deals Zone’).

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Blue Cat Audio have release updates for the Blue Cat’s PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer plug-ins,

Blue Cat Audio have released an update for the Blue Cat’s PatchWork and MB-7 Mixer plug-ins, improving compatibility with third party plug-ins and adding new interoperability features.

Both plug-ins can now load more VST and Audio Unit plug-ins (fixing compatibility issues with several plug-ins manufacturers). For improved interoperability between systems, plug-ins’ state are now retained even if the plug-ins are missing, and VST plug-ins can be relocated if moved. The new PatchWork 1.5 plug-in also supports MIDI FX Audio Units and can be loaded as a MIDI FX in Logic Pro X to quickly build complex MIDI effects chains (full change list below).

The update is free for existing customers and is available for download from the same page as the initial purchase (link received by email). Demo versions can also be downloaded on, in VST, RTAS, AAX, Audio Unit and DirectX formats, for both Mac OS X and Windows (32 and 64-bit).

New Features for both plug-ins:

Missing VST plug-ins can now be relocated if not found.
The plug-in now saves missing plug-ins’ state so that they can be restored later.
New Features for Blue Cat’s PatchWork 1.5:
The Audio Unit can now be loaded as a MIDI FX in Logic Pro X.
MIDI FX Audio Units can now be loaded into the plug-in.
Fixes and compatibility improvements for both plug-ins:
Fixed issue on Mac when loading sessions created on Windows using VST plug-ins in sub-directories.
Fixing compatibility issues with several plug-ins that used to crash when unloaded (Image Line, MeldaProduction, Catanya, …).
VST Plug-in name is now displayed when loaded from a missing VST shell bundle (instead of just the name of the bundle).
(Mac) Fixed random crashes when using keyboard shortcuts in the host application to switch between plug-ins or tracks.

Fixes and compatibility improvements for Blue Cat’s PatchWork 1.5:

(Mac) Fixed parameters not available for mapping when Audio Unit bridged with SoundRadix’s 32Lives.
(Mac) Fixed parameters mapped with wrong range for some Audio Units (u-he, AAS, …).
(Mac) Fixed parameter changes sent from host not visible in the user interface for some Audio Units (u-he, …).
Fixes and compatibility improvements for Blue Cat’s MB-7 Mixer 2.4:
(Mac) Fixed crash introduced in 2.3 when trying to load missing VST plug-ins.
(Mac) Fixed crash after closing the editor of an Audio Unit plug-in loaded with SoundRadix’s 32Lives.

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Lindell Audio available on the DontCrack store

DontCrack is proud to announce that the Lindell Audio plug-ins product line is now for sale on the DontCrack store.

Lindell Audio is well known in the major studios around the world for their hardware compressors, EQs, and preamps. Now that same analog sound can be found in a new range of software plug-ins in the AAX, AU, VST, VST3 and RTAS formats for Mac and PC.

There are 4 products all based on the famous hardware, the 7X-500 FET compressor, the PEX-500 Passive EQ, the 6X-500 Class A preamp and the ChannelX Channel strip which includes all three modules.

Demos are available for you to test out these sound gems and get a chance to hear what they can do for your sound.

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NUGEN Audio Announces VST3 Compatibility

NUGEN Audio has announced that its family of professional audio plug-ins is now compliant with Steinberg’s Virtual Studio Technology 3 (VST3) standard. Moving forward, all future releases of NUGEN Audio’s plug-ins will be VST3-compatible.

Also on display at the 2014 AES Convention is Visualizer version 2, the latest update of NUGEN Audio’s audio analysis suite designed for high-end music professionals.

NUGEN Audio’s Visualizer 2 provides robust audio analysis capabilities for quality audio production, with a standardized reference set of tools that let audio professionals work faster, avoid mistakes, repeat past successes, and understand the success of others.

Visualizer’s unique intelligent window facility lets users select multiple view combinations, automatically resizing and aligning windows to maximize legibility and cross-referencing information across screens.

Visualizer 2 and NUGEN Audio’s other VST3-compatible products are available now.

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XILS and Dontcrack partner for a special Synth Promo!

XILS-Lab and DontCrack have partnered up to bring you a very special promo on their incredible Synths!

Until the 31st you can save up to 50% on the XILS-Lab’s line of great Synths and the exclusive XILS-lab Synths Bundle available only on the DontCrack store.

So if you need some new amazing sounds to inspire you, check out the XILS-Lab Synths and get yourself a great deal during October.

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Waves announces the EMI TG12345 Channel Strip!

Waves has released the EMI TG12345 Channel Strip!

Waves and Abbey Road Studios bring to life the legendary TG12345, the first-ever solid-state console from EMI which epitomized the sound evolution of the late ’60s and early ’70s and helped shape groundbreaking recordings by the Beatles, Pink Floyd, and many others.

Thanks to meticulous component modeling, the Waves/Abbey Road EMI TG12345 channel strip plugin captures every celebrated feature of the one-of-a-kind original console: the input mic preamp, down to every last detail of its harmonic distortion, hum and noise; the bass and treble EQ bands from the mic cassette; the presence EQ band from the console’s group/main section; the lush-sounding spreader; and to top it all off, the console’s famous compressor/limiter, with its distinctive, irresistible sound.

Waves/Abbey Road EMI TG12345 channel strip is on sale at the special introductory price of $99 instead of the regular $200 MSRP.

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Nugen Audio’s 2 for 1 promo!

Nugen Audio has a special “Buy one, get one free’ promo until the 31st of October.

The offer is available on all products, including bundles.

Of the 2 products, it is always the cheaper product that is free.

Here is the process to redeem this offer:

1. You purchase either a bundle or individual product during the ‘Buy One Get One Free’ period (October)
2. You email quoting the offer, their license code, and what other (lower cost) product you want for free.
3. Nugen Audio will then create the extra license and email the license code for the second product.

So if you were thinking of getting some Nugen Audio products, October is the month to do it.

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Waves releases Codex Wavetable Synth!

Waves has announced a very exciting new virtual instrument, the Codex Wavetable Synth!

Waves Codex is a cutting-edge polyphonic synthesizer based on an advanced granular wavetable engine and powered by Waves’ Virtual Voltage technology. Designed to create sounds that range from warm acoustic and analog emulations to completely new, never-before-heard intricate and evolving textures, Codex’s sound design capabilities put infinite possibilities at your fingertips.

The Codex synth comes with hundreds of original sound presets, but also lets you import your own audio files, turn them into wavetables and manipulate them as you like.

Thanks to its advanced formant control technology, Codex maintains consistent resonance character that is true to the original signal and gives you direct control over the acoustic resonance of the sound. Codex also innovatively uses a high-resolution FFT-based automatic interpolation technology that results in extraordinarily smooth morphing as you sweep through wavetables.

It is now at a special introductory price of $99 for a limited time (MSRP $200).

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PSP Xenon on sale for $69 until Oct 3rd!

PSP Audioware has announced the special 5 day promo of Xenon featuring an integrated Leveller, advanced K-System metering and psychoacoustically optimized wordlength reduction. and a new LOW price of $69 until the 3rd of Oct!

PSP Xenon is a full band, dual-stage limiter plug-in (AudioUnit, VST and RTAS, AAX for MacOSX, VST and RTAS, AAX for PC) PSP Xenon offering 64-bit precision processing throughout its entire signal path, and can operate at sample rates up to 192kHz.

New Features in Version 1.5 :
- Added new control behavior to improve user comfort (dragging, clicking, mouse scroll, double click to reset knobs).
- Added additional bit depths (12- and 20-bit) in Dither Section.
- Added brand new Noise Shaping filters (D, E, F).

Changes in Version 1.5:
- Upgraded Oversampling algorithms to address latest standards.
- Improved DAW-controller support for buttons and knobs.
- Improved dither algorithm.

Once you experience for yourself the pristine, transparent response and intuitive design of this plug-in, it will become your “go to” limiter for mastering and other critical audio applications, especially at this special price.

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