What interesting news appeared on KVR last week?
Universal Audio released version 8.0 of its UAD Software, which includes Apollo Expanded, allowing users of Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo Twin, Apollo DUO, Apollo QUAD, and Apollo 16 audio interfaces to freely combine up to four Apollos and six total UAD-2 devices — adding I/O and DSP as their studio grows. More here.
Several Kontakt libraries were released:
Sonokinetic released Gediz, a Turkish Male Vocal Library, which is free until March 11th 2015, so be quick! Precisionsound released Classroom Pumporgan; AudioThing released EKR490 Strings Machine; Rhythmic Robot Audio released UPROAR – Distortion Synthesizer; Tru-Urban released Mike Kalombo's Golden Keyz; ForceSampling released Post-Guitars and Rast Sound released MidEast Vocals...
How about some plugins:
Audio Assault released XCTR Harmonic Exciter for Windows and OS X; BeepStreet released the Sunrizer synth as an Audio Unit for the Mac (it was iPad only before); TBProAudio released Impress - Enhanced Compressor Plugin for Windows and Mac OS X.
Acousticsamples released UKU for UVI Workstation and SampleScience released Thales Model I for Mac & Win.
Bremmers Audio Design released MultitrackStudio 8 for Windows and Mac OS X.
A couple of freebies for Windows: CodeFN42 released the free Chordz VST Plug-in and beatassist.eu released LFOX - Woobling and Sweep Effect.
The KVR Fender SLIDE giveaway ends tomorrow (Monday 9th) so be quick if you want to be in with a chance to win one of the 10 SLIDEs we've got to give away. We'll have a new giveaway starting on Tuesday!
Here's an interesting video abut life at Ableton: Meet the Makers: Ableton Developers at Work.
On the forum tedinmexico stated "Internet subscription and music streaming business may collapse sooner than we think" - what do you think?