The latest Beat issue 02/21 has just been released. This month we focus on of the hottest contemporary styles of electronic music: MELODIC TECHNO.
Learn how to develop hooklines and arrange full tracks. Software-wise this issue comes with a full version of Tracktion RetroMod LoFreq Wired, a workstation plugin hosting sounds from Make Noise 0-Coast, Moog Grandmother, Kraftzwerg and other remarkable power-synths. Plus our latest ZA2600 expansion, bringing 65 ARP2600 patches to your for Zampler and Akai MPC. Altogether 11 GB of samples, tools, effects and instruments.
Tracktion Retromod LoFreq Wired Classic Hardware Synths
As the name suggests, the RetroMod series is more than just a collection of sample based imitations – the goal of this series is to capture the soul of classic hardware synthesizers and add something new – a contemporary twist.
Take the soul of these iconic synthesizers and push them in new directions, creating sounds simply unachievable from the source hardware.
The UI design includes an XY pad assigned to parameters like FM, ring mod, distortion and filter frequency allowing for real time expressive manipulation.
2 GB of finest analog ARP 2600 patches for Zampler RX
Often called the holy grail of synths… and rightly so, as hardly any other synthesizer radiates so much “must have” as the ARP 2600. Built by ARP Instruments and one of the most cloned synthesizers at the moment, next to the 303.
Regular in-store price: $15 (ZA2600)
BEST OF BEAT MAGAZINE #181
For many years, Beat has been inspiring its readers not only with practical and musical topics, but above all with the tight integration of editorial content. From the very beginning, Beat has been about creating, about the structured building of ideas and the common thread – in the magazine as well as in the tracks.
Digital Culture: Luxury Vinyl
With prices of over 300 Euro per LP, the British label Electric Recording Company is pushing into new dimensions. This sounds absurd and leads to outbursts of rage among some. But ERC has tapped into its very own clientele, for whom there are no longer any limits when it comes to costs. What exactly are these people looking for? Page 36
Studio Insights: Hugar
Hugar are the latest icelandic export in a long line of visionary artists to emerge from the neoclassical and ambient scene there. Page 48
Review: Roland Jupiter X
The modern Jupiter-8: Roland‘s new flagship synthesizer offers a huge arsenal of emulated analog classics and modern Roland sounds in a classic design. The best of both worlds? Find out in our review! Page 73
Interview: John Digweed
Millions know John Digweed as one of the best DJs in club history. But even more know him as a passionate and competent radio host who has been separating the wheat from the chaff behind the mic for 20 years. Tobias Fischer spoke with John about his early days at Kiss FM, his selection process, and why sometimes it‘s better to end the night early. Page 92
BEAT MAGAZINE #181
- Lenguage: English Version
- Pages: 100
- Format: PDF
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