Category: Freeware

ReaRack – Reaper – Subtractive Modular Synthesis

Making a subtractive modular synth from scratch:   www.lkctools.com Download REAPER! https://www.reaper.fm ReaRack is a collection of JSFX modules that can be used for modular synthesis exclusively inside Reaper, for free. https://stash.reaper.fm/v/28403/ReaRa…

Propellerheads Rebirth Reborn

Over the last few weeks my time has been redirected, that is to say my mind has been turned away from the more pc based music creation software to hardware. An old QY10 that I ‘found’ dragged up old memories of Roland 303’s and Yamaha RM1x’s. It was while I was looking for at 303’s […]

Creating Music: Free Multitracking Software

Audacity is a great little software program that primarily operates as an editing program. But delve under the hood for a second and you’ll find a multitrack recordig system. Doesn’t support midi but hey it’s free. It looks a lot like a basic version of Cool Edit the pre-Audition mulltitracking software. Does take a lot […]

Creating Mp3s using Audacity or Wavosaur

If you are trying to use Audacity or Wavosaur to create Mp3s you will need the file below, Download Lame Encoder It’s a simple task really, if you have both software programs installed unzip the above file into Wavosaurs folder: C:program fileswavosaur If you only have Wavosaur then do as above If you only have […]

Wavosaur – Setting up VST Rack

Using VST fx in Wavosaur is pretty simple, although it does seem like a bit more work than other Audio Editors. Find VST: Rack and click the button, You’ve now got the screen below, Here we can load our vst. If you’ve got this far and you don’t know where your VST folder is then […]

Batch process – Wavosaur

The batch process facility in Wavosaur is one of my favourite processes – much simpler to perform than Audition or Wavelab. If you are unfamiliar with what a batch process is let me explain. If you need to convert a lot of wav files to mp3 format batch process will automate this for you and […]

Export Wav to Mp3 – Wavosaur

To save a wav file as an mp3 or export wav to mp3 using Wavosaur. Open the file you want to convert to mp3 as normal then choose File–Export–Export as Mp3. See picture above. Choose the bit rate you desire in the dropdown list. Click ok. Choose where you want to save file. Done.

Wavosaur – Free Audio Editor

Wavosaur is a really cool free audio editor available to download from here. Even though it is offered for free please if you use it make a donation. Software such as this needs to be supported. If we don’t support projects like this they will die out. I’ve been using Wavosaur on and off for […]

Mastering Plugins

X-CITA – Analog style exciter for mastering purposes, inspired on the BBE Maximizer models. Its warm sound and simplicity of using makes this exciter very suitable to add some subtle brightness in the high frequencies, and also make the lows more dense. Apart from the mastering stage, you’ll find that it can also make a […]

Free VST Plugins

Kjaerhaus Audio – Range of free audio plugins – Compressor, Delay, Chorus and more… Voxengo – Host of great free plugins – needs a bit of a search – but worth it.

VST Compressors – Free to Whoah There

Free: Kjaerhaus Audio: Classic Compressor, link Classic Compressor is a classic analog style VST Compressor Plugin with a lot of warmth and punch. Special designed to use on individual Instruments and Vocal, but also useable on your final mixes. Smooth Compression Ajustable ratio up to limiting Ajustable attack and release times Ajustable knee (hard to […]

Kristal – 16 Track Multi Recorder

Taken form their website: KRISTAL Audio Engine is a powerful multi-track recorder, audio sequencer and mixer – ideal for anyone wanting to get started with recording, mixing and mastering digital audio. It is designed as a modular system. The main application provides a mixing console, while the audio sequencer, live audio input and so on […]

Audacity – free audio editor

In case you didn’t already know, Audacity is free software, developed by a group of volunteers and distributed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to: Record live audio. Convert tapes and records into digital recordings […]

UVI Work Station

http://www.uvisoundsource.com/ Developer Ultimate Sound Bank has just released a free ROMpler. By all accounts it can play back sampled content and comes supplied with four instrument patches. A Drum Kit and five REX2 loops. Of real interest is the 415mb Soundpack Demo, which features dozens of sounds from Ultimate Sound Bank range of UVI soundcards. […]

Free Vst Guitar FX

Voxengo: Voxengo Boogex Guitar amplifier plug-in with a variety of sound shaping features as well as cabinet impulse response emulation module. Voxengo Tube Amp This plug-in can be used to add a tube-like warmness to any audio material. Review: Both of these are pretty damn cool – I’ve used both together to create some pretty […]