The News of the Shizzle
Producerloops releases 80s Retro Pop Vol 2
20th September 2020
'80s Retro Pop Vol 2' by Producer Loops is inspired by the recent return of the 80s vibe in today's charts, bringing the old school elements back, but with a modern twist. Drawing from influencers such as The Weeknd, Dua Lipa and Doja Cat - who have been at the forefront of this new wave nostalgia - this pack contains all the sounds you'll need to make your next Retro track pop.
These 5 Construction Kits capture this rejuvenated sound with pristine accuracy by using analog synth design, coupled with extensive tape and outboard gear processing emulators. The producers utilized the world's best tools that allow this old-school sound to be clean, punchy and clearly ready to compete with today's music.
MIDI Files Included:
Like so many other Producer Loops products, '80s Retro Pop Vol 2' includes MIDI files for each Kit, allowing you to seamlessly mix your favourite synths and samplers with the sounds contained in the pack.
Inside you'll find one-shot drum samples, allowing you to create new beats, fills and loops to compliment the existing material. Simply load them up into your sampler of choice and create an infinite number of new beats and phrases.
For users looking to simply drag and drop, the 'wet' files contain all of the effects processing heard in the audio demos. But for producers looking to create their own effects mix, 'dry' loops are also included. Don't like the wet loops? No problem, add your own effects.
All of the loops in this product are 100% Royalty-Free, so once purchased, you can use these loops in your commercial releases without having to pay any hidden costs.
ACIDized WAV Files
Apple Loops/AIFF Files
Loops Synced To BPM
Royalty-Free (No Exceptions)
For more details visit the Producerloops website via the link.
Voxengo Polysquasher 3.2 mastering compressor plugin released
12th September 2020
Voxengo is happy to release version 3.2 of its Polysquasher plugin. Polysquasher is a mastering compressor plugin for professional music and sound production applications, available in AAX, AudioUnit, VST, and VST3 plugin formats, for macOS and Windows computers.
The changes version 3.2 implements:
Added the preset list sorting function to the preset manager.
Redesigned the knob image.
Extended the "Color Editor" with color modifiers.
Added the "Gray Blue" and "Navy" color schemes.
Reimplemented waveform graph display.
Fixed a minor output time shift at 8X oversampling in VST/VST3 version.
Windows: implemented a higher-precision user interface update timer, for smoother Graph display.
Improved readability of the condensed font.
Added macOS Catalina compatibility.
Voxengo Polysquasher 3.2 Screenshot
Polysquasher was designed with a main goal: to be transparent. Transparent compression action is a cornerstone for any mastering compressor. Transparency of audio signal processing is necessary to preserve all existing elements in the mix, while compression itself is necessary to make the mix sound uniform to other mixes (tracks) and to make it sound more solid and “glued”.
Polysquasher achieves its goal by using a unique compression algorithm which requires a small number of parameters – basically threshold and ratio only – making this compressor a joy to use. More advanced settings are hidden in the “compressor mode editor” panel where you can create your own compressor modes that can be easily recalled later.
Polysquasher is best used as a finishing compressor inserted in the chain before the final mastering limiter.
Polysquasher also features real-time gain reduction and waveform graphs. Full multi-channel operation is supported.
Transparent compression sound
Real-time gain reduction graph
6 built-in compressor modes
Compressor mode editor
Stereo and multi-channel processing
Internal channel routing
Up to 8x oversampling
64-bit floating point processing
Contextual hint messages
All sample rates support
22 ms compensated processing latency
Retina and HighDPI support
Polysquasher is available for purchase on-line for USD 89.95. Demo version of Voxengo Polysquasher and other pro audio plugins can be downloaded at the Voxengo web site via the link