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Virtual Instruments mobile
• Developer Interview:
Eric Persing of Spectrasonics
In the second in
a series of interview with V.I. developers, one of the most highly
respected programmers in our industry discusses his own evolution, the
evolution of his company and its popular products, and the evolution of
sampling and synthesis in general.
• Very Deep
in the new era of 64-bit hosts, there are many reasons to use more than
Formats: Past, Present, Future by
The head of
Chicken Systems really likes sample formats. And that has nothing to do
with the fact that his Translator Pro software translates between them.
LA Scoring Strings
The first in a
new generation of sampled string libraries is out, and it's quickly
become the gold standard. If this is any indication of things to come,
we're all going to be very happy.
by Orren Merton
4GB of samples
from 16 different classic Moog synths. No algorithmic models need apply.
• VSL Vienna Ensemble Pro LAN Mixing and Host
Last year they managed to replace MIDI and audio interfaces on slave
computers with a single ethernet cable for their own instruments. Now
they've managed to make it work for everyone's V.I.s, Windows and Mac,
32- and 64-bit.