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Artist Focus: Morgan Page talks top 5 plugin picks
July 19, 2021
Morgan Page is a seminal force in electronic music. Across his dozens of hit releases, the GRAMMY-nominated producer and DJ has racked up hundreds of millions of plays, and charted multiple Billboard, Beatport, and US Dance Radio #1s.
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10 of the best cinematic percussion instruments to check out in 2021
June 30, 2021
Thunderous toms? Check. Ear splitting crashes? Yep. Organic ethnic rhythms? Of course. We've got you covered in our list of 10 cracking cinematic percussion libraries and instruments you should check out. All the tools you need to elevate your cues to epic proportions on any budget.
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The top 10 free synth plugins you should try in 2021
June 7, 2021
10 completely FREE VST synths you should try in 2021.
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Artist Focus: Jordan Rudess Top-10 (Actually 12) plugins
June 1, 2021
Voted "Best Keyboardist of All Time", Jordan Rudess is well known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist and technologist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater and the instrumental band, Liquid Tension Experiment.
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Artist Focus: David Mash chooses his Top-5 plugins
May 25, 2021
David Mash is a musician, educator, and futurist. He worked at Berklee College of Music for 41 years; first as a teacher of guitar, core music, jazz composition, arranging, and eventually music technology. In 1984 he started Berklee's Music Synthesis department, now known as Electronic Production and Design.
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Artist Focus: BT talks about his top 5 essential VST plugins
May 10, 2021
BT is Brian Transeau, a Grammy-Nominated film composer, technologist, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. He is credited as a pioneer of the Trance and IDM genres and has written and produced for Death Cab for Cutie, Peter Gabriel, Howard Jones, Tiesto. Depeche Mode, Armin Van Buuren, Sting, NSYNC, Blake Lewis, The Roots, Madonna, Britney Spears and more. We caught up with BT to discuss some of his essential VST plugins that he relies on daily within his projects.
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10 New Synthesizer Plugins May 2021
April 27, 2021
New synthesizer plugins (and standalones) are added to the KVR Marketplace all the time. We will revisit this story periodically to keep up with the onslaught. On this date The KVR Marketplace is pleased to welcome GForce Software and some new synths from Cherry Audio. Check'em out... there's music to be made!
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What's happening at KVR in April 2021?
April 27, 2021
April 2021 sees a new general articles section launched, in which we will feature anything and everything - buying guides, product round-ups, comparisons, shootouts, inane ramblings, guest posts, lottery predictions, who knows? We kick it off with a few updates on recent KVR happenings.
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MPE - MIDI Polyphonic Expression
April 1, 2017
MPE stands for "MIDI Polyphonic Expression" and is a new MIDI standard created by Roger Linn Design, ROLI, Apple, Moog, Haken Audio, Bitwig and others for communicating over MIDI between MPE controllers (like Sensel Morph, Roli Seaboard, LinnStrument, Continuum, SoundPlane or Eigenharp) and MPE sound generators.