IK Multimedia has introduced SampleTank 3 Free, the free version of their SampleTank sound and groove workstation for Mac and PC.
SampleTank 3 Free is essentially a fully functioning version of SampleTank 3: The only difference is that SampleTank 3 Free includes a small portion of the sounds featured in the full version.
The library is expandable; IK plans to add instruments to SampleTank 3 Free until a total of 22 instruments are available.
SampleTank 3 Free is available now as a free download, for Mac & Windows.
New studio section turns VocaLive into a full-fledged DAW! More information at http://www.ikmultimedia.com/vocalive
VocaLive is now the digital audio workstation for singers and songwriters
What’s new in VocaLive 2.0 -
• Studio section* (available via in-app purchase) offers DAW-style features: waveform visualization and editing, touch-and-drag looping, normalization, punch-in/punch-out recording, per-channel FX on/off button and full access to all mixing and recording controls
• AutoFreeze (allows each track to have its own full effects chain)
* requires iPhone 4, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2 or later
IK Multimedia has announced SampleTank 3 – an updated version of their software sound module.
According to the company, SampleTank 3 has been rebuilt ‘from the ground up’, offering 33 GB of sounds, over 4,000 instruments, over 2,000 MIDI files and 2,500 loops.
- 33 GB of professionally recorded and painstakingly hand-crafted samples
- Over 4,000 instruments in 22 instrument categories
- Over 2,500 drum, percussion and complete groove loops, and over 2,000 MIDI patterns
- Updated interface
- New sounds with “round robin” and multiple articulations
- New patterns player with MIDI patterns
- 55 effects, with 22 new effects derived from the analog-modeled algorithms and convolution technology found in AmpliTube and T-RackS
- New loop management feature
- New filters, a new Live mode and more.
SampleTank 3 will be available for download in July. From now until its release, it can be purchased at discounted pre-order prices.
See VocaLive (with iRig MIC for vocal input) and AmpliTube (with iRig HD as input for guitar and bass) with great apps like Audiobus (of course) and GarageBand in this great video. See how easy it is to connect VocaLive with other apps that are compatible with Audiobus.
Audiobus (from Audiobus Pty Ltd) allows the processing and output of audio apps to be used in real time with other apps, thus “connecting” them much like audio cables connect pieces of gear. Singers can now use VocaLive to add stunning vocal effects to their recordings in other apps like AmpliTube or GarageBand, or add instrumentation from other apps to their recordings in VocaLive.
VocaLive for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and AmpliTube for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch are now Audiobus compatible. Audiobus is a groundbreaking new app (developed by A Tasty Pixel in cooperation with Audanika) that allows users to connect the audio of multiple apps, opening up countless new sonic possibilities. For example Audiobus lets users send audio out of one app, filter it through the next one in the chain, and receive it in the third. Vocals can be run through a filter or multifx; or a synth could be looped by a looper and its output sent to a recorder; or an electric piano could be run through a guitar multi-FX app and then into a sampler — all in real time.
For more info:
http://www.ikmultimedia.com/news/?ite… for more information – VocaLive: http://ikmultimedia.com/vocalive – iRig MIC: http://www.irigmic.com iRig HD: http://www.irighd.com – AmpliTube: http://www.amplitube.com/ios
http://www.t-racks.com for more information
The Bus Compressor is based on the mix bus VCA compressor of a worldwide known and acknowledged British mixing console from the 80′s. This legendary processor has been painstakingly analyzed and measured down to the very single active and passive component to obtain a dead on behavior that will impart that famous “glue” effect on mix tracks without any compromise.
In this tutorial we look at several applications of the plug-in: The subtle yet effective “glue effect”, compressing a drum bus from subtle to slamming or squashed, and all of the components of this plug-in including the great GRIT switch. Learn about the dual functionality of the RESET button, sidechain hi pass, and mid-side processing.
“Bus Compressor is one of the 20 professional mixing and mastering processors available in the T-RackS Custom Shop. Download the free T-RackS Custom Shop software, which comes with the Classic T-RackS Equalizer and a full metering suite, and you’ll have access to the Custom Shop, where you can try our processors before you buy.”
IK Multimedia has something up there sleeves, stay tuned to this channel for updates
The #1 mobile rig system, 500,000 iRig installations, 10 million AmpliTube downloads, 2 new products will rock your mobile world again May 30, 2013. Stay tuned.
Use AmpliTube with other iOS audio apps in real-time
AmpliTube for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now Audiobus compatible. Audiobus is a groundbreaking new app (developed by A Tasty Pixel in cooperation with Audanika) that allows users to connect the audio of multiple apps, opening up countless new sonic possibilities. For example Audiobus lets users send audio out of one app, filter it through the next one in the chain, and receive it in the third. A synth could be looped by a looper and its output sent to a recorder; or an electric piano could be run through a guitar multi-FX app and then into a sampler — all in real time.
A short video demonstrating a template I made for the Liine Lemur iOS App controlling Blamsoft’s Viking synth for Reason 6.5. An IK iRig MIDI was used to hook up the iPad to the PC.
The template can be downloaded from the Liine website User Library;
More information: http://www.ikmultimedia.com/products/irighd/
IK marcomm pitch below:
Welcome to Your High-Def Digital Audio Future. IK Multimedia announces the new iRig HD, the sequel to iRig — the most popular guitar interface of all time.
With over half a million units sold worldwide, iRig has revolutionized the way guitar players jam and record, allowing them to play anywhere using their iPhone or iPad and the virtual effects and amplifiers of the range of AmpliTube apps. AmpliTube is the all-time bestseller when it comes to guitar sound processing, and includes dozens of legendary pieces of gear from world-class brands such Fender®, Ampeg®, Soldano®, and T-Rex®, as well as the sounds of iconic artists like Slash and Jimi Hendrix.
iRig HD improves on the characteristics that have made iRig the standard for connecting your guitar or bass to the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad and rocking out. Together with its ease of use, plug-and-play convenience, ultra-portability and universal compatibility, iRig HD offers a superior digital sound quality that’s comparable to that of high-end interfaces used in computer-based studios.
Please visit the link at the top of the description for full information .
IK Multimedia has announced iRig Recorder for the Android operating system.
iRig Recorder is a simple to use audio recording app that can start recording immediately when it is launched making it a perfect “on the spot” field recorder. Users simply launch the app and hit the record button, or can also configure the app to start recording audio immediately upon launch.
The app automatically groups recordings by date, tags them with geographic location information, and saves the original file as a backup. Recording time is limited only by the available memory on the device.
iRig Recorder also provides a waveform editor, which allows for selecting, cutting, and cropping of the audio content. Automatic onboard audio processing options can optimize recording levels and tone, remove background noise and more. The app can also speed up or slow down a recording without changing the timbre.
Finished recordings can be shared by e-mail and FTP, over Bluetooth, through USB cables, from an SD card, or via apps installed on the device. Files can be exported as CD-quality WAV files, or as compressed .ogg files, ranging from 64 to 192 kbps.
A free version of iRig Recorder is also available, which provides the same recording, level-optimization and export features as the full version, and users can add the editing and additional processing via in-app purchase.
Pricing and Availability
iRig Recorder will be available at the end of January on the Google Play Store, and is priced at $4.99.
See it all NOW at CES!!! More information: http://www.ikmultimedia.com/news/events/?item_id=1983
See latest IK products, photos and more happening at this year’s CES
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Consumer Electronic Show (CES)
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 8-11, 2013
North Hall, Booth 5625