Impact Soundworks Momentum – Natural Rhythm

Impact Soundworks Momentum – Natural Rhythm

Kontakt patches require FULL VERSION (not player) of Kontakt version 5.5.2 or higher

WAV / REX2 files do not require Kontakt
8GB disk space (Kontakt ver)
8GB disk space (WAV/REX files)
4GB RAM

IK Multimedia T-Racks 5 – Breaking new ground

IK Multimedia T-Racks 5 – Breaking new ground

T-RackS 5 is a 64-bit application and requires a 64 bit CPU and Operating System.

Mac:

Minimal: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, 4 GB of RAM (8 GB suggested), macOS 10.9 or later.
Supported Plug-in…

D16 Group Toraverb 2 – The Final Frontier

D16 Group Toraverb 2 – The Final Frontier

Windows PC:
OS version Win 7, Win 8, Win 10
CPU 2.5 Ghz with SSE (Multicore system 2.8 Ghz recommended)
RAM 4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Software VST / AAX compatible host application (32bit or…

Blue Cat Audio MB-7 – Jack Of All Trades

Blue Cat Audio MB-7 – Jack Of All Trades

Windows:
An SSE2-enabled processor (Pentium 4 or newer).
Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 or 10.
Any DirectX / VST / RTAS / AAX compatible host software (32 or 64 bit).

Mac OS X:
An…

Softube Trident A-Range EQ – A Rare Breed

Softube Trident A-Range EQ – A Rare Breed

Mac Intel Core 2 Duo or higher, 2GB RAM minimum
PC Intel Core 2 Duo/AMD Athlon 64 X2 or higher, 2GB RAM minimum
OS Requirements – Mac OS X 10.9 or later
OS Requirements – PC Windows 8 or…

D16 PunchBOX Bass Drum Synthesizer – Heavyweight Contender

D16 PunchBOX Bass Drum Synthesizer – Heavyweight Contender

Windows:
Win 7, Win 8, Win 10
CPU 2.0 Ghz with SSE (Multicore system 2.4 Ghz recommended)
RAM 4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Software VST / AAX compatible host application (32bit or…

Gary Harvey Band Live 2017
Alice Cooper – Live @ Trust Arena, Auckland 2017

Alice Cooper – Live @ Trust Arena, Auckland 2017

Halloween is just around the corner and it felt fitting that last night I was sitting in a packed Trust Arena, surrounded by a sea of face paint and black-clad rock fans, eagerly awaiting the…

Hans Zimmer – Live @ Spark Arena, Auckland 2017

Hans Zimmer – Live @ Spark Arena, Auckland 2017

How do you translate over 150 film soundtracks and nearly 40 years of the most recognisable anthems into a 2-hour rock opera?  Interstellar, The Dark Knight, Pirates of the Caribbean and the…

Devin Townsend – Live @ The Powerstation, Auckland 2017

Devin Townsend – Live @ The Powerstation, Auckland 2017

Going to a concert is always exciting. You’re in the same physical space as the architect of your most favourable spatial vibrations. You’re on the same emotional plane as the soul that first…

Green Day – Live @ Spark Arena, Auckland 2017

Green Day – Live @ Spark Arena, Auckland 2017

Even without the mysterious pink bunny serving as a hype man — who was running around, urging the capacity crowd at Auckland’s Spark Arena to raise their arms while singing along to The Ramones’…

ACDC Live Auckland 2016

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UVI Beatbox Anthology 2 – King of the Hill

UVI Beatbox Anthology 2

Size: 3.1 GB
Content: 11862 Samples, 1355 Loops, 282 Kits, 161 Patterns
Sample Resolution: 44.1 kHz. Recording at 96…

D16 Group Toraverb 2 – The Final Frontier

Windows PC:
OS version Win 7, Win 8, Win 10
CPU 2.5 Ghz with SSE (Multicore system 2.8 Ghz recommended)
RAM 4 GB (8 GB Recommended)
Software…

Melda Productions MCreative FX Bundle – Big Bag of Tricks

Review originally posted July 2014 – Last update September 2017

Windows

– Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 (32-bit or 64-bit)
– VST / VST3 /…

 

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