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Roland Launches VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio

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Roland New VERSELAB MV-1

Roland introduces VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio, an innovative new composition tool for modern music creators. Offering an all-in-one design for go-everywhere production, VERSELAB allows composers to create professional multi-track songs with vocal recording, 16 velocity-sensitive pads, and Roland’s famous 16-step TR-REC rhythm sequencer. VERSELAB’s onboard ZEN-Core sound engine provides a vast library of premium instrument and rhythm sounds to choose from, while future integration with Roland’s Zenbeats music creation app will allow users to enhance their workflow with a computer or mobile device.

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VERSELAB gives vocalists and beatmakers everything they need to develop songs anywhere. With templates, pattern generators, and a guided workflow that smoothly moves through the process of making tracks, VERSELAB eliminates option paralysis and lets creators focus on what matters most—finishing their music.

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Users can easily record vocals via the built-in mic or an external XLR mic and add an array of contemporary effects, from auto-pitch to harmonizers. The powerful ZEN-Core engine delivers a history of classic Roland instruments and a wide range of curated sounds for quick-fire inspiration. The TR-REC sequencer and 4×4 pads provide a direct, hands-on interface that’s perfect for building drum tracks, bass lines, and melodic parts as fast as the ideas come.

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VERSELAB also includes an arsenal of pro mixing and mastering effects to create polished tracks ready for distribution. Plug-and-play integration with Roland’s popular Zenbeats app will be coming soon, providing even more production options by interfacing with a computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Pricing and Availability

The VERSELAB MV-1 Song Production Studio will be available in January 2021 for $699.99.

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Karanyi Sounds’ New Wavesynth an Advanced Wavetable Synthesizer

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Wavesynth an Advanced Wavetable Synthesizer

Karanyi Sounds launched their most forward-looking instrument so far. Wavesynth is a new virtual instrument and a compelling waveshaper instrument for Kontakt 6.

Wavesynth Features

  • 220+ Factory & Artist presets
  • Sounds from 12 classic synths (Juno 106, JX & 8P, Voyager, Emulator, M1, Sub37, Prophet 6 & 8, OBX, MS20, CZ)
  • 14 type of wavetable algorithms
  • Amp & wavetable envelopes
  • 2 LFO: Wavetable position & Prophet-type low pass filter
  • Moog-type low pass filter
  • 3 customizable effects: dimension, tape delay & hall reverb
  • Master EQ, Compressor & Limiter
  • ROLL (intelligent randomizer)
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Big, bold basslines to super peaky sequences and arps, cinematic soundscapes, drones. Fully packed with synth legends and brave new sounds waiting for you to create something unique. Wavesynth, a powerful waveshaper instrument for Kontakt 6. Fully packed with synth legends and brave new sounds waiting for you to create something unique. Wavesynth is almost as flexible as an analog synth: you have plenty of possibilities to shape, twist, stomp your sounds.

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With over 60 parameters (all MIDI-learnable) and an intuitive interface design and Roll (our built-in intelligent randomizer), you can go wild and create new inspiring patches in seconds. Including Classic Essentials + VHS Cinema Sound Sets.

You have two toys to play with right out of the box: Classic Essential Sound Pack is a big warm hug for retrowave lovers while the VHS Cinema Sound Pack is fully packed with useful patches for film composers, electronic musicians. With over 220 artist presets

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Wavesynth Features

  • 220+ Factory & Artist presets
  • Sounds from 12 classic synths (Juno 106, JX & 8P, Voyager, Emulator, M1, Sub37, Prophet 6 & 8, OBX, MS20, CZ)
  • 14 type of wavetable algorithms
  • Amp & wavetable envelopes
  • 2 LFO: Wavetable position & Prophet-type low pass filter
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  • Moog-type low pass filter
  • 3 customizable effects: dimension, tape delay & hall reverb
  • Master EQ, Compressor & Limiter
  • ROLL (intelligent randomizer)

Please note: Wavesynth requires Native Instruments Kontakt 6.2.2

 (Full, retail version – free version of Kontakt NOT supported) or later in order to run.

About Karanyi Sounds

Karanyi Sounds is a sample developer company that was founded by award-winning composer, music producer Dani Karanyi in 2018. Over the last 17 years, Dani produced electronic music albums as well as film, animation, video game scores, and TV advertisements. As a pianist, he was always passionate about exploring how to bring life to the digital world of music production and seeking new techniques of sound manipulation. Teamed up with Los Angeles-based composers and other sound designers around Europe, he started to sample his favorite synthesizers and release them as Kontakt instruments with a simple-to-use, intuitive interface. Karanyi Sounds keep developing new inspiring instruments and expanding our repertoire to other sound sources too. Personally, I find the aesthetics mind-blowing outstanding pleasing.

Karanyi Sounds is crafting inspiring, high-quality sample collections in Kontakt format, focusing on film and video game scoring. Their goal is to create sonically rich, detailed and characteristic instruments like (or sometimes unlike than) the original sound sources. The company carefully select these sound sources while they also set up custom analog recording paths and rare combinations of effect chains to create unique, playable instruments. Unconventional recording techniques and sound design are as important parts of the modern music production as melodies and orchestration – so Karanyi Sounds is focusing on moods and characters as well as the sound sources themselves.

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Pricing and Availability

Wavesynth is available now.

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CL-Projects (Frank Dierickx) joined Triple Spiral Audio

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CL-Projects joined Triple Spiral Audio

Frank Dierickx from CL-Projects joined Triple Spiral Audio with a beautiful collection of products. Frank created  2 Omnisphere soundsets, 13 Kontakt libraries, and 3 soundbanks for the Roland D50 and Juno Alpha hardware synths.

CL-Projects is Frank Dierickx, a hobby musician & self-made sound designer. CL-Projects ​saw the light in 2012 with the idea to make patches for hardware and software synthesizers and later on to create sound libraries for the Native Instruments Kontakt sampler. He became interested in sampling because he wanted to use non-synth sounds like realistic choirs in his compositions. Kontakt was ideal for this purpose. He got interested in creating libraries himself, mainly libraries devoted to synthesizer sounds and his experience in programming synthesizers came in handy for creating these Kontakt libraries.

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Because Frank’s first libraries (Electronic Expanse and the Pad Factory Series) were well received by friends, he decided to release his libraries to the public for a very economical price. He also creates patch banks for software and hardware synthesizers.

These CL-Projects soundsets, libraries, and soundbanks take you on a fantastic analog sound journey inspired by Jean Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream, Klaus Schulze, and many others.

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Pricing and Availability

All the products are also available in various combinations as Bundles, so be sure to check those out as well.The CL-Projects soundsets and libraries are on sale with a 25% discount till 7 February, 2021 and you can find all the products here.

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Roland Updates the Range of BCB Pedalboards

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Roland Updates the Range of BCB Pedalboards

Roland Updates the Range of BCB Pedalboards

Roland updated their flagship BCB pedalboard range and added a new model—the premium travel-friendly BCB-1000. The BCB-90X and BCB-30X offer more flexibility for modern pedal layouts and the BCB-1000 is a robust and practical solution for traveling with your pedals.

The world of effects pedals really started to expand in the early 1970s, launching a new era of creative exploration for guitarists. Soon, top touring players and session musicians began commissioning elaborate custom-built rigs to house their effects, and the concept of the modern pedalboard was born. But for the average player, an affordable, off-the-shelf option was virtually non-existent for many years.

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That all changed in 1982 when BOSS introduced the BCB-6, a user-configurable pedalboard for the masses. This breakthrough product featured an innovative molded design that was both the board and carrying case, and allowed guitarists to incorporate six compact pedals—plus the new BOSS TU-12 tuner, another milestone product—in an integrated, ready-to-play package.

Adopted by countless players in the decades since BCB pedalboards have continued to evolve to meet their changing needs. The latest BCB lineup is our most versatile and diverse to date, providing trusted BOSS solutions for modern pedal setups and musicians on the move.

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