Production Voices Estate Grand LE for sforzando
Soft / VST Instruments 14-11-2015
Production Voices Estate Grand LE for sforzando
Production Voices’ Estate Grand Piano is a beautifully hand-sampled Kawai GS60 6’9″ grand piano.

It was recorded with care and with only the finest equipment at a country estate in the heart of Southern Ontario Canada.

Estate Grand LE features

1.8+ GB sample size uncompressed.
Delivered in lossless FLAC compressed format
Easy 650mb download size.
Up to 10 velocity layers per key (Up to 25 samples per note: Pedal up, down and release samples).
791 samples
1 stereo microphone position.
Full pedal down and pedal up samples.
Authentic sustain pedal up and down noises!
Controllable keyboard action/mechanism noises.
Recorded at 24 bit 44.1 kHz with incredible detail and fidelity through Apogee Symphony I/O, Neumann and Rode microphones.
Made for the FREE standalone Plogue sforzando
All samples are taken from the larger 11 GB Estate Grand for sforzando.
Self-contained standalone player. No paid software required to run!
Works with all major DAW’s such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Sonar, Cubase and more!
Mac and PC compatible
64 bit compliant
Great sound quality, yet small size.
Estate Grand LE for sforzando is free to Production Voices newsletter subscribers.

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Premium effect section including tube distortion, chorus, flanger, phaser, delay, reverb and virtual wah pedal
Vintage modeled vibrato with intensity and speed control
Realistic sounds with bell, pedal and key noises level controls
Authentic bass, mid and treble boost to recreate the original sound
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Virtual microphone simulation with axis and off axis positioning and condensed and tube microphone types
MIDI learn and automation functions for all parameters
VST 3, VST 2 and AU host compatibility
Full accessability in HALion Sonic (1.6.2 or higher), HALion Sonic SE and HALion (4.5.3 or higher)
Cross-platform 32-/64-bit for Windows and Mac OS X Intel
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Faithfully sampled with multiple velocity layers for sustain, release and "barking" staccato notes, Neo Soul Keys shines in regard to realism and playability by comprising that "certain something" that players are seeking from their instrument.

Based on the powerful HALion engine and equipped with an elaborate interface, Neo Soul Keys more than just recreates the most famous e-piano of all times but scintillates in the studio as well as on stage.

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NUGEN Audio has announced the release of version 2 of Visualizer, an update to the audio analysis suite and real-time comparison toolset designed for high-end audio professionals. 

Ideal for music mixing and mastering as well as audio post-production, Visualizer provides comprehensive audio analysis for recording, mixing, and mastering in a single tool — now available as a plug-in or a stand-alone version. The standardized reference set of professional tools is designed to help audio engineers work faster, avoid mistakes, repeat past successes, and leverage the success of others. With version 2, Visualizer features numerous user interface enhancements in response to customer input, and is now available in a version supporting Avid Pro Tools HDX as well as a stand-alone configuration.

"Visualizer version 2 demonstrates our ongoing commitment to our thousands of existing users, as well as the Avid community, by including many highly requested user interface features and the latest techniques for comparative audio analysis and usability. In fact, this version is our first Pro Tools HDX plug-in,” said Jon Schorah, founder and creative director, NUGEN Audio. "Through more flexible use of display real estate and more robust diagnostic power, Visualizer is now the most powerful single analysis tool on the market. Engineers can access precisely the information they need, when they need it, and with no unnecessary clutter.”

Visualizer Version 2 now includes a fully resizable interface, enabling users to set up the exact screen configuration to suit their individual workflows. A new multiview feature enables engineers to compare multiple sources using a single plug-in, and a new difference view shows the contrast of two input signals. Visual "solo” controls for all views enable rapid switching to full screen mode and highly efficient in-depth investigation of individual analysis views.

In addition, Visualizer now includes a moveable vectorscope boundary to further enhance view configuration, and a new Correlation by Frequency view for analyzing how certain frequencies can affect correlation.

Visualizer now works with the NUGEN Audio "Send” plug-in to allow two sources to be overlaid or compared, for example, to reveal differences clearly before or after the mastering chain or for notching out.

With version 2, Visualizer is available as a stand-alone application that works outside of the DAW/NLE environment. Visualizer version 2 is also available in a hybrid HDX version designed for power users of Pro Tools HDX systems.
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Soft / VST Instruments 17-10-2015
TAL-Sampler is not just a sample player. It's a full featured analog modeled synthesizer with a sampler engine as sound source, including a powerful modulation matrix and a high quality self-oscillating 24/12/6 dB low pass filter.

Don't expect a 40GB piano sample library with samples for every velocity or something similar. The idea is to bring back the fun sampling was in the good old times with small samples, fast loading times and an intuitive work-flow to create your own sample presets without getting lost in the settings.

It's possible to choose between different digital analog converters (DAC's) to get the vintage sound of different hardware samplers inside your DAW. We don't make cheap bit crushing or decimation on the output signal. We really down-sample the sample to the desired sampling frequency, then process the data depending on the chosen DAC and up-sample it to the desired pitch. Most DAC modes offer a LEVEL slider. This feature allows the user to reduce the volume of the recorded sample and decreases the sample quality. Load your favorite high quality sample and make it sound vintage and noisy. The 24dB low pass filter will like it!

Following diagram shows the signal flow if you choose the DAC Emu II mode:

The plug-in has four layers an can play four samples simultaneous. There is also a simple SFZ import for samples that imports the mapping and sample paths, but the plug-in also contains an easy to use mapping editor.

TAL-Sampler is available in the VST, Audio Unit and AAX plug-in format. You can load and play your own samples in every common sample format (*.wav, *.aiff, *.aif, *.mp3, *.ogg, *.flac). Import samples with drag & drop from finder or explorer. There is also an intuitive sample browser that helps to find samples fast.

Some nice additions like a vintage real-time time stretcher and the possibility to modulate or automate the sample loop positions.


Vintage DAC modes (Emu II, AM6070, Sample Hold).
Steep 96dB low-pass reconstruction filter (Emu II and AM6070 F).
Variable sample rate.
Powerful MOD-Matrix. 
Four sample layers.
Three AHDSR envelopes with vintage Digital / RC mode.
Three LFO's (Triangle, Saw, Rectangle, Random, Noise).
High Quality effects (Reverb, EQ, Delay).
Self resonating zero feedback delay filter (24/12/6 dB LP).
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IK Multimedia/Sonic Reality Sonik Synth 2 (VST, VSTi, RTAS, AU) WIN/MAC + Updates IK Multimedia/Sonic Reality Sonik Synth 2 (VST, VSTi, RTAS, AU) WIN/MAC + Updates
Soft / VST Instruments 7-10-2015
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Over 5000 sounds in the 8-gigabyte library on two DVD. 32 built-in effect to 5 on the tool. The most extensive collection of classic synthesizers ever included in one product. By sonic possibilities tool several times bigger than any of the best hardware workstations. Sound editing with full access to Bole than 50 parameters sampled synth-engine. Loop Sync feature for precise and flexible adjustment of audio loops. Function Zone for editing samples. Polyphony 256 voices.

System requirements:


- Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
- PowerPC G5 or Intel Core processor
- 512 MB of RAM
- 70 MB of free hard drive space
- 1024 x 768 screen resolution
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- Mac OS X-compatible MIDI interface / keyboard


- Intel compatible processor.
- 800 MHz CPU or higher.
- 512 Mb RAM or higher.
- 50 Mb hard disc space.
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- Sound 16bit, 44100 Hz, stereo.
- VST 2.0 compatible audio host-software.
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An arpeggiator with different sync modes and hold function is also included. A very fast envelope with a smooth roll-off, emulated inaccuracy and a very smooth filter sound gives this synth the typical sound. The synth was calibrated after a hardware device that's property of TAL.


Self resonating zero feedback delay filter (24dB LP).
Filter range up to ~40kHz (depends on the sample rate).
Calibrated and tuned after TAL's hardware device.
Midi learn / automation for all controlls.
Improved alias free oscillators for an authentic sound also @ 44'100Hz sampling rate.
Arpeggiator with different sync modes (host, midi clock, not on).
Portamento and mono mode.
LFO manual trigger button.
Sustain pedal support.
Up to 12 voices.
New file based preset system for transparent preset management.
More than 300 factory presets by different sound designers (FMR, Particular - Sound, TAL).
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