Black Friday 2017
October 31, 2017

Music Production Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – what’s in store?

It’s almost that time of year again, where deals and offers on music software, sample packs, software instruments, and hardware are aplenty. That’s right, we’re talking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every year there’s always a wide range of deals and cheap virtual instruments available from some of our most popular brands. So, we thought we’d take a look at last year’s deals, and try and predict some of…

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December 22, 2015

To buy or not to buy? Audition virtual instruments and effects plugins for free!

We understand that you want to make sure your hard earned cash isn’t wasted and many of our brands do too. That’s why you’ll find quite a few effects plugins and instruments from the likes of Toontrack, iZotope, Rob Papen and more, offering free demo versions – some with a time constraint of 30 days or less and others with unlimited use but with cut down features. Here’s a few of…

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September 10, 2015

Spotlight on: iZotope Stutter Edit

It´s an effect. It´s an instrument. It´s Stutter Edit—an innovative tool for both studio and stage, designed by BT and developed by iZotope it has stood the test of time, five years after it’s release Stutter Edit is still at the top of it’s game. With Stutter Edit you can tear up your tracks in real time, building thrilling fills, complex effects, shimmering sweeps, and staggering stutters that will leave…

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July 25, 2014

iZotope BreakTweaker – The press give their verdict…

Back in January, at the annual Winter NAMM show, iZotope revealed the fruits of their second collaboration with producer BT (the first being Stutter Edit) in the form of BreakTweaker. Dubbed a ‘futuristic beat machine’, BreakTweaker is a wildly creative rhythmic instrument that is powered by three distinct modules – the Sequencer, the Generator and the MicroEdit engine – which make it possible to create beats you’ve never heard before,…

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January 23, 2014

What is iZotope BreakTweaker?

The first big 2014 NAMM show software release is here and it comes in the form of iZotope’s BreakTweaker ‘Future Beat Machine’. Designed by dance music producer BT (who was also behind Stutter Edit) and developed by iZotope, BreakTweaker takes the concept of the software drum machine one step further, blurring the line between rhythms and melodies with it’s drum sculpting and beat sequencing capabilities.

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July 19, 2013

Producer and Stutter Edit designer BT drops hints about forthcoming plugin

Brian Transeau, or BT as he is more commonly known, is a prolific composer and technologist who is renowned for pioneering the ‘stutter edit’ as a musical technique. When BT first conceived the idea, stutter edits required hours of meticulous labour: careful slicing of audio into impossibly small fragments before resynthesizing the result into modern fractured effects.

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