Stanton Refreshes Its Line Of Flagship DJ Turntables

Stanton just released two new turntables, the ST.150 M2 and STR8.150 M2. They have been redesigned from the ground up, and feature a lighter, heavy-duty aluminium housing that make them lighter than their predecessors. Stanton also updated the face of the turntables by moving controls around to make the decks less cluttered. The post Stanton…

apulSoft updates apTrigga3 to v3.3.1

apulSoft has updated apTrigga3 to version 3.3.1. Changes: New “precise” trigger algorithm added, suited well to drum pads directly connected to audio inputs. Bright & Dark color schemes and [Read More] Read the full story

Neutron Elements Plugin Released by iZotope

iZotope has released Neutron Elements, a low-cost entry-level version of their NEUTRON award-winning audio processing software. iZotope Neutron Elements, like the large variants Neutron and Neutron Advanced, is an intelligent channel strip that supports the innovative TrackAssistant. This analyzes the source material – for example, a drum bus and then automatically sets the channel strip,…

Spotify and the END of The Loudness War

If there is anyone on this planet who is active in the field of tonal art and sound enhancement and has never heard of the “loudness war“, here is a short report of the previous battle scenario: The term “Loudness War” is understood to mean the excessive compression and limitation of music (usually during mastering),…

Audio Damage releases free Rough Rider Compressor for iOS

Audio Damage has announced that Rough Rider 2 for iOS is available now for free in the app store. Audio Damage’s Chris Randall says “The only difference between Rough Rider 2 for iOS AUv3 and [Read More] Read the full story

Over To You: How Do You Back Up Your Music?

Nothing’s unsexier than the words “hard drive back-up”. Unfortunately as more of our music crosses onto the digital domain (I don’t even have CDs anymore), it becomes crucial to have a back-up routine in place. In today’s question, we’d like to know: what’s your system for backing up your music library, and what storage do…