Sampleson releases Sub, a free analogue drum synth

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Virtual instrument makers Sampleson has launched a brand new, free instrument called Sub. Described as raw analogue drums and a sub-bass oscillator, by its makers, Sub is clearly based on Roland’s TR-808. Because it uses synthesis rather than sampling, it affords you a decent amount of control over your sound while only weighing in at […]

Best free plug-ins this week: ANA-1000, Reviber, Dyno

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It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best free tools for your DAW. This time around, we have a virtual analog synth, a sonic enhancer, and an “intensenator”. If you’re into free plug-ins (and who isn’t?), check out ANA-1000, Reviber, and Dyno. Lurker Beats ANA-1000 Lurker Beats, also known as SynthIV, is giving us […]

Top 5 Free Compressors: The best freeware plug-ins that sound as good as hardware

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The sound quality of free plug-ins has come a very long way in the past decade. Freeware used to be somewhat synonymous with effects that sounded inferior, forcing you to shell out precious budget on paid plug-ins and preventing you from investing in other areas of your recording setup – but this is no longer […]

Best free plug-ins this week: Time Tracker, GT Analyser, and ambient drums

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It’s time for this week’s selection of the finest free plug-ins! This edition is all about handy tools that can make your life as a musician a bit easier. We’ve also included some nice free drum samples. Be sure to check out Time Tracker, GT Analyser, and Ambient Electronic Drum Machine Sounds. Digital Steam Time […]

Best free plug-ins this week: Three awesome free synths for your DAW

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This weeks selection of free plug-ins is all about synths: A semi-modular vintage synth and pattern sequencer, a drum synth and an awesome Roland Jupiter emulation for NI Reaktor. Check out Trans Computer Machine, Bong, and JP-80. Ceskato Musiktechnologie Trans Computer Maschine If we’re talking free plug-ins, this beautifully crafted emulation of the ARP 2600 […]

Get more free plug-ins and music freeware for your collection

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Some very interesting content got put up as freeware today and over the past couple of days. Chief among the freebies has to be a pack of four full-fledged software synths from developer TrapDoor Audio. It will load you up with synth sounds for days and weeks to come. Also interesting are the Ambient soundscape […]

Best free plug-ins this week: brass synth, guitar amps and more

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Greetings! Here’s a sampling of all the great freeware music production tools which appeared last week. In this list of four, you will find a brass machine, a guitar amp and effects suite, sampled music boxes and a nifty step sequencer. Brassinematic by Fanan Team (Windows-only) Wanna do brass drops? Grab this freebie – a […]

Best free plug-ins this week: loads of free sounds and a Swedish saturator

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It’s time for our Sunday line-up of free plug-ins and audio freebies. There is something for everyone in this list of four, which includes a ludicrous number of sound effects, a saturation unit, reverb IRs, and scaaaary strings. Read more and get the links below: 25GB+ of free sound effects by Soniss Celebrating Game Developers […]

Six Free Music Making Mobile Apps That Help Produce Tracks on the Go

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Making music on the go is made easy with these six useful mobile apps. Plus, they’re absolutely free! 1. Groovebox Ampify Groovebox is a free iOS app that contains four instruments called the Drumbox, MiniMon, RetroBass and Poly-8. These cover your beats, bass and lead synth sounds to provide a very solid set of mostly dance-like […]