General

2013 NAMM Show Wrap-up

 

What a great show! Year after year NAMM provides a great opportunity to make friends, do business and introduce new products. This year was no different. Big Fish Audio had an amazing show meeting with industry professionals, industry leading producers and composers and music enthusiasts of all types. It was great to see an overwhelming interest in Big Fish Audio’s latest loops and virtual instruments from end users, dealers and distributors from literally around the world! Our booth stayed packed with music professionals eager to get the scoop on upcoming releases and Big Fish Audio did not disappoint!

Among the crowd favorites was the new virtual instrument collaboration between Big Fish Audio and VIP Loops, SWAGG. The response to this new Hip Hop, R&B and Pop synth VI was incredible… and for good reason! With its massive library of sounds, custom gate and arpeggiator effects and new “Quick-Strike FX” capabilities, it’s easy to see why SWAGG created an instant buzz around NAMM for the entire show. Click here to see a video presentation of SWAGG from the show.

Another product that raised a lot off attention throughout the show was Acou6tics. The minute Big Fish Audio announced this new Vir2 instrument as the acoustic follow-up to the award-winning guitar VI Electri6ity, there was constant excitement. Scheduled for release in summer of 2013, this acoustic guitar VI takes advantage of some of the same technology that went into creating Electri6ity and provides amazing flexibility and control. With five recorded acoustics (twelve-string, steel-string, nylon string, ukulele and mandolin) and thousands of samples across more than a dozen articulations, Acou6tics raises the bar by which all other acoustic guitar libraries are measured by.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Also mentioned in it’s early stages of production was “Thunder: Epic Toms for Cinema”. This massive instrument will include thundering toms, expertly samples at the highest industry standards accompanied by numerous FX and customizable settings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big fish Audio has a full slate of products in the works for 2013. Stay tuned and sign up for our mailing list to get the lastest news on new products and release dates. A big thank you to everyone that helped make this year our best NAMM show ever!

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General

Big Fish Audio announces Acou6tics at NAMM 2013

Re-imagine the acoustic guitar with the follow up to Vir2’s Electri6ity.

Following in the footsteps of Vir2 Instruments’ award-winning Electri6ity electric guitar virtual instrument, Acou6tics applies the same advanced technologies to re-imagining the acoustic guitar. Vir2 has meticulously recorded five different acoustic instruments: a steel-string guitar, twelve-string, nylon string, ukulele, and mandolin, and presents them in astonishing detail, featuring both plectrum and finger picking, Blumlein stereo recordings alongside the piezo pickup perspective. Thousands of samples across more than a dozen articulations were recorded for each instrument, including sustains, mutes, releases, legatos, hammer-ons and pull-offs, slides, harmonics, and effects. Acou6tics also features virtual room control with adjustable mic distance, and sympathetic resonance.

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General - Instruments

Big Fish Audio shows new synth VI at NAMM 2013

Big Fish Audio announced SWAAG, an urban synth VI at the 2013 NAMM show.

SWAGG is the new urban synth VSTi developed in collaboration with Big Fish Audio and VIP Loops , and put simply, The Ultimate Urban VSTi!  SWAGG is based on the hottest sounds that create today’s hip hop, R&B, pop, and soul hits.  The sounds are designed to be huge and cut through your mix making your productions stand out from the competition.  Containing over 7GB of samples which were designed completely from the ground up, and a total of 336 patches strictly designed for urban music production SWAGG delivers go-to sounds that will allow you to create top notch productions whether your a seasoned pro or new to virtual synths.

When you’re in the studio and under deadlines you don’t have time to waste, so SWAGG was designed to be easy to use so you can get down to business quickly.   SWAGG boasts an incredible arpeggiator that allows you to easily edit the velocity of each note and pattern.  Arps are essential to urban music, and SWAGG’s arp section does not disappoint.  What about the fx?  Our team has implemented its new fx concept called “Quick-Strike”.  The Quick-Strike fx concept keeps with the promise to make SWAGG efficient in the studio or in performance as well as easy to use.  From Drake-like single knob filters, to “Make It Bump” single knob eq fx SWAGG gives you power to craft your sounds quickly and efficiently.  All of the Quick-Strike fx have been calibrated to replicate the sound needed for the type of urban production you are creating.  Wanna go even further, no problem, since SWAGG is built off of the incredible Kontakt sampler you can dive as deep as you like into the fx section to tweak to your heart’s delight.The foundation of hit music are great sounds, and great sounds is at the core of SWAGG!  It’s big, easy to use, and incredibly modern.  It’s The Ultimate Urban VSTi!

Click here to see a live demo of SWAGG from the 2013 NAMM show SWAGG Demo.

Product is now available for pre-order!

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Loops

New Loops for Monday

Hey readers! It’s a new week and I have some great new products to blog about today.

Prime Loops brings you four titles in three genres: two fresh Dance products with Club Dance Anthems and Ultimate Club Traxx, some sick Trap loops with The Art Of Trap and truly dirty D&B with Dirty Bass Stabs!

Following those up, So Effective released a new collection titled Complete Urban Flava Reloaded with 32 Construction Kits and over a gig of material! There’s five products in the collection, and they can all be purchased separately as well. Check them out HERE.

And to end us off for the day, Loopmasters came out with a handful of new releases:

– Vintage British Guitars, a collection of classic electric guitar loops
– 4 On The Floor Drums Vol. 1, a pack full of hard hitting drums loops and samples
Dubstep Synths, over 474MB dubstep synth loops with all loops locked at 140BPM
Skanx’s Future Jungle, more than 700 Mb of deep Drum Loops, Bass Sounds, Fx, and Breaks
Extreme Massive, a dark collection of presets great for film or game soundtracks

That’s it for today, if anything catches your eye then check it out! If you have any questions about the products leave a comment below.

Peace!

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Loops

This week in loops

Hello everyone! Hope you had a great week filled with productivity! This week we have some great new titles to share with you.

Fatloud released three new products, Lil Dope: OrganDope 808, and One Shot Artillery.

Loopmasters brings you seven downloads with UK TechEvil Dubstep SoundsInsane Complex ElectroBig Room Tools Vol.2Vintage Keys Ultimate CollectionRiskotheque Presents Neurostep and Ultimate Drumstep.

Prime Loops released The Sound Of SindenEast Coast Hip Hop Vol.2, and Human Dubstep Beatbox.

Producer Loops was busy and busted out over a dozen downloads! Curious as to what they are? Have a look HERE.

That’s it for this week. Have a restful weekend!

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Loops

This week in loops

Welcome back! I hope you’re ready to discover some new products because I’m SO ready to share them with you =)

Producer Loops released a handful of new titles this week, and here’s two I’d like to highlight:

House Banger Vol.1 with everything you need to have your own club hit!

– Yeah! Urban Bangers Vol.2 with five radio-ready Construction Kits for any Hip Hop producer.

The rest can be found HERE.

Loopmasters has two new releases, both found HERE.

And last but not least, Big Fish Audio brings you Plush 2, with 32 RnB Construction Kits and over 6GB of material. Definitely check it out!

That’s all for this week, have a great weekend!

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