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Software Reviews & News
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Captain Melody gets six of the best

Mixed In Key have released version 3.0 of their popular (and award winning) Captain Melody software. We'll be writing a full...
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Soundtoys release new reverb plug in FREE

Teased over the last few days with ambiguous videos on social media, Soundtoys have today released their newest plugin: Little Plate. The reverb is based...

Enhanced Audio’s DC Five

* Stop Press * DC Eight now available - see end of review for details There's nothing more annoying than hiss, hum, clicks and crackles...
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Review: Spitfire Audio’s Alternative Solo Strings

Manufacturer: Spitfire Audio Web: Spitfire Audio Price: £249 Spitfire Audio's Alternative Solo Strings – what is it? Spitfire's Alternative Solo Strings is the company's alternative take on solo...
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Symphonic Strings Evolutions – new from Spitfire Audio

Symphonic Strings Evolutions promises 'blockbuster-sounding' string arrangements. Virtual instrument virtuosos Spitfire Audio have announced 'Spitfire Symphonic Strings Evolutions'.  This package builds on the foundation established...
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Review: Spitfire Audio’s Studio Strings Professional

Manufacturer: Spitfire Audio Web: Spitfire Audio Price: Studio Strings £199. Studio Strings Professional £449. Upgrade from Studio to Professional for the price difference. Spitfire Audio's Studio Strings...

Syntronik by IK Multimedia in-depth review

Since the advent of the fully-fledged DAW, software manufacturers have strived to produce the ultimate plugins, with realistic versions of analogue hardware possibly being...
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Hal Leonard releases ‘Getting Started with Pro Tools | First’

This book teaches the basics of composing, recording, editing, mixing, and processing audio using the free Pro Tools | First software. Designed for the...
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UVI Falcon review

UVI Falcon - why? I’ll be honest with you. I’ve sat on this review for a long time. When we review software packages at Making...
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Review: Red Room Palette – Part One

Manufacturer: Red Room Audio Web: Red Room Audio Prices: Symphonic Sketchpad $299 Palette Brush Pack 01 Melodics $199 Palette Brush Pack 02 Orchestral FX $199 Palette Brush Pack 03...