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Regroover Expansion Pack: SPASM

SPASM - Modern Techno Grooves Berlin meets UK based techno collection pack. 4 to the floor beats, dance floor friendly showcasing the latest club trends across EU. A wide variety of techno and house influenced kits. The kits are influenced by the following sub-genres.

Regroover Expansion Pack: ALPHA

The ALPHA is the first original Expansion Pack for Regroover. 113.8MB (.regroover Projects / WAV formats) 5 Regroover Projects each one containing an Expansion Kit (16 one shots) and a loop (48kHz-24 bit - Regroover format) 13 Loop variations (48kHz-24 bit - Wav format). Price: FREE Produced for accusonus by John Valasis // www.johnvalasis.com

Calling Audio Zombies! Are you ready for some audio horror stories?

Depending on your age and appetite for eating sugar, Halloween is either an amazing chance to express your secret costume designer or it’s that time of year you turn off the lights and hope no one rings your doorbell because you forgot to buy any candy. After all, this might happen...

Avoid these five common mistakes to get the best results from drumatom²

In the balancing game that is drum mixing, successfully isolating the different elements of a drum-kit is crucial. It allows for more focused processing (eq, compression, saturation), tighter sounding kits (less cymbal wash) and easier mixing. For example, you don't have to worry about how a 3-5db boost at 4-6khz in a snare (to get a snappier sound) will affect the overall tone and harshness of your hi-hat. This saves you time from trying to find the best compromise for that harsh cymbal sound (de-esser, dynamic eq etc.) and also improves your overall drum sound.

Using ERA Single-Knob tools in video editing software

Did you know that according to several studies, the quality of your captured sound strongly influences the perceived overall quality of your video? In fact these two elements (i.e. picture and sound) counter-interact and define the user experience as a whole.

Audio restoration in eight easy steps using ERA-D

As a post-production professional and dialogue editor, you want the fastest route to audio repair, always wanting to achieve world class results. But audio repair algorithms are content depended. No matter what tool you use, sometimes you just need a different algorithm to get the job done.

Thavius Beck: Producing beats with Regroover in Ableton Live

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Thavius Beck is an electronic musician, producer and rapper, known from his solo work but also from his plethora of collaborations (incl. Saul Williams, Nine Inch Nails, Daedalus, Lapalux, etc). He was a member of the Global Phlowtations collective and and he is releasing his latest album titled 'Technol O.G.' with Hit+Run later this month.

The Basic Tips of Recording Your Podcast #1: What podcasting gear do you really need?

Podcasting is extremely fun and exciting, but it can also be frustrating when you are faced with the steep learning curve of digital audio. In these series of blog posts, we will try to cover some audio basics that will help you make informed decisions about your workflow, and also provide you with some hardware and software recommendations.

Regroover: Remix your loops on-the-fly using the new Pattern Length setting

Regroover v1.6 comes with exciting new features that help you create inspiring beat variations from your static audio loops. One of the most prominent new functionalities is that you can adjust is the so-called Pattern Length of a loop when in “HOST” or “PREVIEW” modes. No matter your workflow or your DAW, with Regroover 1.6 you can instantly remix your audio by adjusting the Layers’ marker positions and the Pattern Length. How it works The looping points in Regroover are defined by 2 factors:

Getting started with Regroover Essential in 7 easy steps

Regroover uses mad science to help you create original and inspiring beats. Using Regroover you can instantly create your own beat variations and remix your drum loops on-the-fly. Here's how to get started with Regroover Essential in 7 easy steps: 1. Open Regroover Essential in your DAW Regroover Essential is a Virtual Instrument. Depending on your DAW's terminology, you will need to create either a new MIDI or Virtual Instrument track and insert it as a plug-in.  

Spice up your loops with Regroover

As electronic music producers, we use all sorts of samples in our productions: samples we have created ourselves, samples from tunes that we like (or don't like), or loops from sample packs. They are often great fun, but can also sound static, boring, and difficult to change. Variation is a key aspect of modern music production. A sampled drum loop for example, makes us commit to a certain rhythmic pattern, but what about changing that pattern?

Iconic drum machines - Can you recognize their sounds?

It's hard to imagine how the electronic music world would look like without drum machines. Some of them became iconic and left an imprint on the music history. Which one is your favourite?

Lord Finesse: Pushing the boundaries of sampling with Regroover

Hailing from The Bronx, New York, Lord Finesse is a hip hop artist and producer pioneer. Over the years, he has worked with artists such as Dr. Dre, Notorious B.I.G., DJ Premier, Mike Shinoda, The Roots, Gang Starr, Fat Joe and others. Best known as leader of the Digging In the Crates Crew, a hip hop collective which got its name from the art of seeking out vinyl records to sample for production (crate digging).

How to set up virtual instrument multi-output routing in every DAW

​Regroover Pro  supports up to 16 DAW stereo output tracks that you can use in order to process individual layers with external effects.

Regroover: Use the new Snap-To-Grid feature to instantly remix your loops

Both Regroover Essential and Regroover Pro 1.5 feature a new way to work with loops. Enter Snap-To-Grid: now you can easily find interesting rhythm variations between different layers of the same audio loop. Check out the video examples.

Drum bleed in heavy metal: Isolation = Separation = Control

This article is written by Dr Mark Mynett, who has recently published the "Metal Music Manual. Producing, Engineering, Mixing and Mastering Contemporary Heavy Music". More details and special discount for accusonus customers below.

Infographic: Tempo in Electronic Music

Tempo literally means timing and it’s an intimate part of any musical piece. When comparing music with any other kind of art, tempo has to be taken into account as it’s a main factor of defining aesthetics and ultimately, genres. In essence, tempo tells us how fast or slow a music piece should be played. Especially in electronic music production, tempo is the only guide on how to build any rhythm structure, that being a groove or a harmony one.  

Drum bleed: Advanced Audio Analysis - the ultimate solution

Imagine yourself in the middle of a loud busy party. Your ears receive input from multiple sound sources: people around you chat, the DJ spins his grooves, glasses clink. All these signals reach your ears simultaneously, but you can easily isolate one that interests you and focus on it.