We have teamed up with some of our critically acclaimed brands to bring you an exclusive competition with a huge prize. Enter now and you could win this ultimate songwriting package worth over £1200/€1600! The prize contains award winning software from Toontrack, Garritan, Vir2 and iZotope and features drums, keys, guitars plus mixing and mastering software – in short it’s everything you need to start making music now!
Whether you are a complete beginner or a seasoned pro this is a prize not to be missed.
What you could win:
Toontrack EZdrummer 2 Bundle
Toontrack are the first word in drum software and this bundle contains the full version of the critically acclaimed EZdrummer 2 and two EZX expansions of your choice.
Following its launch in 2014 EZdrummer 2 has won multiple awards, top class reviews and is undoubtedly the world’s most popular drum plug in.
Steel Panther’s Michael Starr said “F**king awesome! Easiest software to use for drums”
Jake Pitts from Black Veil Brides “Got Toontrack EZdrummer 2 & Made of Metal EZX. So easy and awesome for writing on the road”
Whether you are mixing drums, bass, guitar, vocals, piano or adding that final touch to your master, with its more than 300 professionally designed audio processing settings, EZmix 2 is your one stop to a perfect, ready for release mix!
“an extremely well-thought-out and excellent sounding plug-in that can help every songwriter, composer and intermediate engineer achieve excellent results for a price that everyone can afford.” – Sonicscoop.com
“EZmix 2 makes it very easy for less experienced recording musicians to come up with a ´produced´-sounding mix very quickly, even to the extent of having presets with parallel compression built in, which many novices find difficult to master. […] EZmix 2 was built for musicans, not engineeers, and you really can´t knock what it does when you take into account its target market.” – Paul White, Sound on Sound
This bundle combines the revolutionary Toontrack EZkeys software with three products from the EZkeys Line. Included are four equally iconic and essential instruments for any studio´s or songwriter´s toolbox; the timeless grand piano, the intimate upright as well as two of the world’s most defining and characteristic electric pianos, the Rhodes MK I and the Wurlitzer 200 A.
Dubstep and rock upstarts Modestep are fans “EZkeys chord selector is what I’ve been looking for! This is great stuff!”
“This is the most fun I´ve had with a virtual instrument for years. Highly recommended” – John Waldon, Sound on Sound
“The same excellent songwriting features are present, but this time bundled with some beautifully sampled Rhodes and Wurlitzer instruments that are a joy to play.” – Music Tech
“This is an amazing tool for both songwriters and composers that will not only speed up the writing process but also teach you a lot about music harmony.” – Music Tech
Garritan Personal Orchestra is an award winning high quality orchestral library that has become the industry standard. It has developed an enthusiastic following for its versatility and ability to create realistic sounding orchestral music quickly and easily.
This is state-of-the-art software that reproduces the sounds of the musical instruments in a symphony orchestra, right from your computer. This award-winning collection has set the standard for orchestral sample libraries.
“The definitive ‘people’s’ orchestral library improves yet again. It’s affordable, lean, intuitive and efficient, with excellent sounds suitable for pros and amateurs alike.” – Music Tech
“Considering the low, low price, GPO4 more than delivers with its solid-sounding, highly playable orchestral instruments.” – Computer Music
“No other library allows such a quick and effortless setup of a full orchestra, and few possess as many instrumental options.” – Sound on Sound
After more than three years of development, Vir2 Instruments presents Electri6ity, an epic electric guitar virtual instrument containing the most advanced, detailed, and versatile collection of electric guitars ever made in a virtual instrument.
“This is the most comprehensive virtual electric guitar package we’ve seen…” – Computer Music
“...if you want a range of well-sampled guitars, powered by an engine that will let you use them to create ´photo real´ performances, Electri6ity will step up and deliver, regardless of the musical style you prefer to play. A truly stunning library.” – Future Music (Rating 9/10)
“…this is the best electric guitar library we´ve cme across to date. Select a DI instrument, play a few notes or chords and you might be convinced that a real guitar has been plugged into your mixing board.” – Music Tech (Rating 9/10)
Vir2 Instruments´ Acou6tics follows in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed Electri6ity electric guitar virtual instrument applying the same advanced technologies to re-imagining the acoustic guitar.
“…comes as close as I´ve yet heard to putting acoustic guitar players out of work. If you take the time to learn how the performance interface works you can create utterly convincing performances which sound fabulous. […] Acou6tics is hugely impressive and I´m sure composers and music producers of all genres will buy it by the bucketload.“ – Sound on Sound
“Acou6tics is an excellent way to bring the warm, organic and involving sound of these instruments to your productions. […] Hugely tweakable, and sounds like the real thing.” – Music Tech
“As Electri6ity users would expect, the sound is pretty much flawless. Bone dry raw samples (recorded via Blumlein pair and piezo mic) capture the essence of the Acou6tics´ six guitars to a T, ripe for processing via the onboard effects. A thing of beauty.” – Computer Music, Rating: 9/10
Whether you’re a home studio producer or professional mastering engineer, Ozone 6 delivers everything you need to produce full and finished masters in one elegant standalone application.
“I can’t do what I do without Ozone.” – Diplo
“I wish I could mix & master my entire life with Ozone 6, not just my music“- Gramatik
“…you´d be hard-pressed to find a more complete mastering solution than Ozone 6. It has the depth and complexity that seasoned professionals demand, along with intuitive operation and loads of factory presets to satiate the desires of first-time users.” – Askaudiomag
“Yup, Ozone´s still the greatest software mastering system money can buy. The Advanced version rules, and the standard version is an absolute bargain” – Computer Music
“This is an excellent mastering and mixing tool that provides quick access to some powerful processes but has some serious depth should you wish to explore further.” – Future Music
“still the most intuitive piece of software for mastering your tracks at home, with a great new GUI, crisper sound, and a useful standalone version.” – MusicTech
To get your hands on this lovely lot, please visit our competition page and let us know who your favourite songwriter of all time is.