Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 19th, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 19th, 2018 Hello hello! This week we’ve got some impressive features and we know you’ll find something you want to listen to again. We’ve got some really powerful female voices featured today, along with some Lo-fi magic, an awesome indie electronic song, and an energetic electronic beat. Enjoy, scroll down to listen to this week’s fresh tracks.   ZØYA – So Far Away Zoya’s voice is incredibly powerful on this newest single, So Far Away.  Zoya has a history in making church music, her faith is tangible in this song. The production is beautiful on the instrumental side and never detracts from her vocals, it only enhances. This is the display of a pure professional – clean production, shining vocals, and emotion bleeding from every note. Zoya utilizes modern production techniques in the song but her vocals are always the …

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Top 5 Free VST Plugins: October 2018

Top 5 Free VST Plugins: October 2018 We’ve been posting about free downloads for a while now, and now we have a compilation of the latest free plugins from this month. Read below for descriptions of this month’s most awesome plugins. They are each available to download for free!   1. SimpleSide     SimpleSide is a volume automation plugin developed by Armando Montanez. This plugin is very useful for simulating sidechain compression or other LFO tempo-synced effects. With this plugin, you can add an unlimited amount of curves. Amazing. Adjust the rate to change the synced up trigger, and use the blend knob to adjust the amount of dry signal heard relative to the effected signal. Add an envelope follower following this plugin and you have a seriously powerful plugin that is totally free. Download here.   2. Nightlife     Nightlife is an awesome virtual synthesizer by Acoustica. It features …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 12th, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 12th, 2018 This week we’ve got more fresh tracks for you – funk, glitch, some IDM, Shoegaze, and they’re all fresh as hell. Listen below!     Hyphen ft. Josh Tenor – Futuristic London based rapper Hyphen brought us this funkalicious conscious rap song. The music video is a fun visual journey (and futuristic) as neon lights cast the actors (featuring the rapper and singer Josh Tenor) in a funky glow. The saxophone hugs us lovingly as Josh Tenor’s vocal line flows in and out singing “Where do I go?” It’s a thought-provoking question and he says what most of us feel with, “I do not know”. One thing we do know – you’ll enjoy this song, watch below.     Bels Lontano – At the Horizon Bels Lantano hits us with this minimal electronic song in a styling reminiscent of heavyweights like …

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Electronic Press Kit – Make Your EPK Stand Out

Electronic Press Kit – Make Your EPK Stand Out Make your Electronic Press Kit stand out from the rest by following this handy guide where we’ll tell you what an Electronic Press Kit is, how to make it your own, and how to make it stand out from the rest of the musicians out there. It has never been easier AND harder for you to get your music heard because there are just so many platforms available which has listening audiences spread out. You can easily upload your music to Soundcloud or a distribution service like Distrokid, but promoting your music requires more effort. Part of that effort involves reaching out to blogs, labels, and music venues if you intend to perform or DJ your songs to a live audience. Aside from your actual music, the Electronic Press Kit is the most valuable tool you will need in your musician’s toolbelt. Continue …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 5th, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week October 5th, 2018 Welcome back! We’ve missed you. This week’s Fresh Tracks include a psychedelic rock adventure from Lukka, a dope trip-hop song track by Tensorplex, a laid-back funk song by Caius, a spooky indie song from Peeve, and a refreshing rap banger by TuReal. Listen below!   Lukka – Black Hole Fusion “I am I am I am” is one of the lines repeated during this psychedelic sonic adventure from Lukka. What opens with an atmospheric drone and an eerie melody reminiscent of your favorite Saturday morning cartoon suddenly transforms into a trip down memory lane into the 60’s. The melody is taken over by a running bassline that supports the vintage sheen that engulfs the entire piece, and it’s delightful. The drums tie every instrument together and seal the deal on the old school feel Lukka is aiming for. Her vocals …

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Revoice Pro 4 – Tune, Double, and Warp Audio Better

Revoice Pro 4 – Tune, Double, and Warp Audio Better SynchroArts just released the newest version of their incredible audio tuning, doubling, and warping software Revoice Pro, with Revoice Pro 4. Many updates have been made to the software which makes it even more powerful than it already was. In this article, we’ll give you a rundown of the newest features before showing you how to use the most handy features. If you had a chance to read our article on Revoice Pro 3 then you will notice similarities within this article, because many features remain the same between Revoice Pro 3 and Revoice Pro 4 we decided to re-use some of our overview from the earlier article; consider this post an update to the article on Revoice Pro 3.     Audio Performance Transfer Music & Dialog Modes What makes Revoice Pro 4 so different from Melodyne or any other …

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Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 28, 2018

Beat Lab Reviews – Fresh Tracks of the Week September 28, 2018 We’re back with Fresh Tracks of the Week. Below we have some EDM bangers, some indie rock glory, some synthpop madness, and some laid back house tunes. Enoy this week’s edition of Fresh Tracks. Nala – Telepathy Nala just dropped a new single, a laid-back house song “Telepathy” which is full of character. Pulsating bass jellies with syncopated percussion rhythms in the background which pushes the vibe of the song toward something very primal and tribal. The song is as experimentally delicious and her own as much as her previous works. It’s hard not to groove to the swing of the beat and her caressing vocals. Listen below.     Slenderbodies – the one Smooth, sultry, and thumpin’ are a few words you could use to describe Slenderbodies’ newest single, “the one”. Shimmery guitars support ethereal and soaring …

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Electric Piano – Spitfire Audio’s LABS Releases New Instrument

Electric Piano – Spitfire Audio’s LABS Releases New Instrument Spitfire Audio is back with their wonderful LABS series, Let’s All Become Something. LABS is a free series of virtual instruments based on sample libraries recorded for use in rompler software instruments. Each instrument has an easy to use interface and features only a few knobs for choosing your sound, that way it is guaranteed to stay out of your way and aid in sweet sweet music making. This is the fifth release in the series following some drums, a piano, and various string instruments. This time around they have gotten to the grind and recorded a flavorful Electric Piano instrument for free download. The samples were recorded by Henry Cornish on a beautiful electric piano, we’re inclined to agree with Spitfire when they said, “This legendary vintage electric piano is set to become a firm favourite for all.” Watch the video below …

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