|MY CURRENCY: USD | MY COUNTRY: USA|
Features the latest dance music news, interviews, music and tech reviews, podcasts & more...Visit Juno Plus
DJ & STUDIO EQUIPMENT
Massive range of equipment and accessories for DJs and studio use.Visit Juno DJ
VINYL & CDs
The world's largest dance music store featuring the most comprehensive selection of new and back catalogue dance music Vinyl and CDs online.Visit Juno Records
16 Jun 08
Review: Hip-Hop artists the world over consider the crucial element of Hip-Hop to be Akai MPC. Hotbox Volume 2 embodies the very soul and rhythm that has inspired so often in this second volume of powerful and versatile Hip-Hop drums.
Hotbox Vol. 2 features over 175 unique Hip-Hop drum loops and 80+ one-shots complete with Hats, Kicks, Snares, Percussion, FX and much more for superior track construction.
16 Jun 08
Review: From dirty lo-fi to hi-tech to modernized classics
Hip-Hop artists the world over consider the crucial element of Hip-Hop production to be Akai MPC. In continuing with this tradition,
Hotbox Volume 3 delivers a deliciously grittier sound than previous editions. Get inspired with over 175 world-class Hip-Hop drum loops and "enhancing elements". From dirty lo-fi to hi-tech to modernized classics, this collection has the power and versatility for serious Hip-Hip production.
09 Jun 08
Review: 15 complete Style Kits designed for modern Derty South style
Watch out- Bandmates Inspiration Hip-Hop - Derty South is invading your music system with lusciously gritty southern style. Bandmates Derty South includes 15 complete Style Kits designed for modern Derty South style.
Start building your own super Hip-Hop beats and grooves fast. Complete instrument breakdowns are included with each kit for maximum power and versatility. Take your compositions to the next level by mixing and combining kits for an entirely new sound.
Plus, Inspiration Hip-Hop Derty South includes an extra-Derty bonus set of Extras with over 45 additional drum loops for further customization.
23 Jun 08
Review: An explosion of modern Hip-Hop and RnB. Loop connoisseurs, prepare to be inspired. Bandmate's 'Inspiration: Hip-Hop& RnB' brings an explosion of modern Hip-Hop and RnB right to your music production workstation. 'Inspiration: Hip-Hop & RnB' is bursting with 15 complete Style Kits produced in a full range of modern styles. Add to that a complete set of matching drum and percussion elements designed to help you build your own Hip-Hop/RnB masterpiece. This collection has it all, from west-coast to east-coast, dirty south to exotic, many styles are represented. Where you wish to take them is entirely up to you. For further customisation, take advantage of the top-notch extras also included. Then, go to the next level by mixing and combining individual kit elements.
Sonivox Aggro Electro Boom (virtual instrument plug-in containing over 4GB of hits, loops & multisamples, over 450 cutting edge instruments and pad layouts, PC & Mac compatible)
31 Aug 09
Review: Danger! Afraid of blowing your speakers apart and reducing the world around you to a throbbing puddle of smoking goo? If so this is not the virtual instrument for you!
SoniVox follows up its ground-breaking hip-hop virtual instrument 'Playa' with 'Aggro Electro Boom', a 'Playa'-style virtual instrument which serves you up some seriously aggressive, electronic, and boomin' hip hop instruments. Sounds that give you the power to easily create and compose earth-quaking, body-shaking tracks. Whether you're using a MIDI keyboard, MPC pad controller, or just your computer desktop, 'Aggro Electro Boom' will have you busting some serious contemporary beats. With over 4Gb of sounds, 450 different instruments and pad layouts, and utilizing the most intuitive virtual instrument interface known to man, Aggro Electro Boom will unleash the explosive power you need to rain your creative fire down upon the powerless masses.
Aggro Electro Boom's brand new cutting edge instruments and pad layouts were all meticulously produced by SoniVox's award-winning sound design team. Born from vintage analogue synthesizers and hi-end signal processors, these sounds sit perfectly in today's high-end music tracks. Treat your music to the most aggressive leads, fat analogue basses, electro drums & psychedelic pads. It's what's hot, and, most importantly, it's what will make your tracks win.
The Playa Interface:
- Learn. Map. Create. It's that easy. 16 programmable pads and 127 keys provide all you need to keep the creative process going and you don't need a doctorate to use it.
- Need more bump? No problem. Aggro Electro Boom incorporates an intuitive sound-layering functionality allowing you to easily stack sounds until its just right.
- Need more groove? Dial up the re-triggering mode, and take master control of those fast tempo or stuttering articulations.
FX? Aggro Electro's got you covered - a sweet chorus, delay and a just-right 4 band EQ. For those of you with tweaky fingers we've even included fully programmable filter and amplitude envelopes. Bottom line, whether you are composing on MPC pads or jamming out on the keys, Aggro Electro's engine will have you laying down top-selling music tracks in no time.
CAT: BIGBANG CINEMATIC2.0
27 May 13
Virtual cinematic percussion instrument plugin
Review: Whether you are looking for that extra bit of rhythmic flavor, or looking to create the most epic battle cue, the Big Bang Cinematic Percussion is packing the punch you need to get the job done in minutes.
Introducing the Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, by SONiVOX, an intelligent rhythm production tool that features explosive cinematic drums & percussion, all wrapped up in a cutting edge virtual instrument. At its core, the Big Bang Cinematic Percussion serves up a powerful selection of cinematic drum and percussion instruments, all painstakingly produced by SONiVOX's top sound designers to ignite some serious fire under your musical score.
On top of the Big Bang, the Cinematic Percussion's well-seasoned instruments is a new technology called Intelligent Rhythm Control, or IRC, designed to ignite those instruments into an expanding universe of rhythmic energy, groove, and excitement. Now you can sound like Rajiq in India, Tome from Africa, or Michelle from the New York Philharmonic, without the decades of practice. (IRC) means you always play in time and with a great feel. And best of all there's no editing after the fact to achieve this. Simply set the IRC controls to your liking and play it in, the IRC takes care of the rest.
In addition to a semi-truck-full load of epic sounding percussion and SONiVOX's new IRC. Technology, the Big Bang is also compatible with almost any kind of MIDI controller, Electronic Drum Kit, MPC, Pad Controller, or Keyboard. All are instantly sync-able via the Big Bang's MIDI Learn functionality. Sit down at your keyboard or bang it out on a pad controller or electronic drum kit, it all works perfectly.
CAT: BIGBANG DRUMS2.0
27 May 13
Introducing the most bangable virtual drum instrument
Review: Introducing the most bangable drums in the universe, the Big Bang Universal Drums. Whether your drum needs are pop, hip-hop, world, funk, rock, or anything else, use these Bangin' Drums and watch your tracks blow up.
The virtual drum instrument that anyone can play. The Big Bang Universal Drums melds an amazing sounding and deeply sampled custom built drum kit with SONiVOX's revolutionary new Intelligent Rhythm Control (IRC) technology.
The Intelligent Rhythm Control (IRC) means you always play in time and with a great feel. This new technology dramatically reduces the time it takes to make perfect drum tracks. It also opens the door to anyone wanting to perform their own drum tracks.
In addition to a slammin' versatile drumkit and SONiVOX's new IRC. Technology, the Big Bang is also compatible with almost any kind of MIDI controller, Electronic Drum Kit, MPC, Pad Controller, or Keyboard. All are instantly sync-able via Big Bang's MIDI Learn functionality. Sit down at your MPC or bang it out on a keyboard or electronic drum kit, it all works perfectly.
Versatility is key. The Big Bang Drums includes 2 x mic settings so you can mix for a tight dry sound or a roomy rock sound. Also included are per drum synth parameters, tempo-sync'd delay, 8 x user assignable stereo outputs and effects busses and so much more.
CAT: EIGHTYEIGHT ENSEMBLE
27 May 13
An exceptional virtual embodiment of a Steinway CD 327 grand piano
Review: Conceived and designed as an exceptional virtual embodiment of a Steinway CD 327 grand, the Eighty Eight affords piano and keyboard players alike the opportunity to experience a truly world-class grand piano from the relative comfort and proximity of their digital audio workstation.
Exhaustively sampled and expertly voiced, the Eighty Eight was recorded within the same acoustic confines as the award-winning SONiVOX Symphonic Collection, utilizing the same recording philosophy of the simplest signal chain with the highest quality A/D converters and mic pre's. The result is an instrument of stunning clarity, finesse and power.
The Eighty Eight package also provides a wealth of additional instruments, pads, and textures which, when taken as a whole, supply the composer a considerable arsenal of tools with which to serve and stimulate the creative muse.
In-depth control at your fingertips; the Eighty Eight user interface gives you an impressive level of flexibility without sacrificing ease of easily shape the Eighty Eight's instruments to fit the feel and flow of your velocity curves, enable effects and more. The Eighty Eight's UI lets you intuitively create, control and calibrate your music-making environment.
CAT: TWIST 2
27 May 13
An innovative new approach to synthesis and sound design from Sonivox's Nemesynth Audio Research Group
Review: Introducing the Twist Spectral Morphing Synthesizer, an innovative new approach to synthesis and sound design from SONiVOX's Nemesynth audio research group. The Twist offers unmatched, yet almost effortless control over some of the most unique sounds you will ever design.
The Twist is a new tool that combines a brand new type of synthesis, intelligent performance controls, and cutting edge GUI design to give you control over an endless arsenal of unique sound that you can easily personalize to meet your needs.
From edgy to ethereal, the Twist gives your music that new sound you have been looking for.
A whole new approach to synthesis, Spectral Morphing Synthesis produces a striking, rich, controllable, and constantly evolving sound, perfect for use in pop, hip hop, and even avant-garde electronic music production.
The innovation found in the Twist doesn't stop with its sound. Users will delight at the speed and ease of sound sculpting and sonic personalization afforded by the Twist's unique design. Rip, stretch, and contort with a simple Twist of a knob. Making your own signature sounds have never been so easy.
In addition to being completely unique sounding and easy to manipulate sonically, the Twist also includes a nifty pattern generator that transposes to your whim on the fly, as well as SONiVOX's IRC (Intelligent Rhythm Control), putting your performance in perfect time in realtime.
SONiVOX's world-class team of sound designers and synth tweakers have programmed up a bevy of over 200 x mind-blowing patches that you can easily Twist away into thousands and save as your very own.
Spearheaded by noted audio guru and scientist Jim Van Buskirk, the father of the virtual instrument, modern computer driven sampling, and realtime low-latency convolution, SONiVOX's Nemesynth audio research group's sole purpose is to discover, research, & develop revolutionary new enabling technologies for musicians everywhere.
CAT: VOCALIZER PRO
20 May 13
Software vocal synthesizer plugin
Review: The Vocalizer from Sonivox brings a harmonic and melodic voice to your chosen audio input to create deep and complex musical results. The patented technology delivers unparalleled signal processing, advanced vocoding, and powerful re-synthesis. In addition, the Vocalizer allows the creation of simple or complex vocal harmonies that can extend far beyond the natural limitations of the human voice and is excellent for processing any type of percussive or melodic audio track: One preset has the ability of producing thousands of different results.
The plugin provides 2 rows of pads for unique real-time control. One row allows multiple notes or harmonies to be stacked on each pad whilst the other allows parameters to be switched to new values. For every pad, any given parameter can be automated to a different setting. The Vocalizer features also include pitch and formant shifting, detailed envelope control, syncable LFOs, and a range of effects and filters.
The Sonivox Vocalizer can be used either as a standalone program or an AU, VST, or RTAS plugin. Vocalizer is compatible with 32 or 64bit Mac or Windows systems.
CAT: WOBBLE 2
27 May 13
The latest synthesizer from Sonivox's Nemesynth Audio Research Group
Review: SONiVOX have updated their most popular virtual instrument Wobble to include an integrated patch browser and native 64-bit support.
The Wobble combines SONiVOX's new spectral morphing synthesis technology with a bevy of intuitive realtime performance features. The Wobble is designed to make the most crazy, pulsating, and different sounds ever to grace your speaker's soon to be aching cones.
The Wobble's sonic backbone, Spectral Morphing Synthesis Engine is a new state of the art approach to sound creation. Its sound is best characterized as a constantly evolving unique blend of organic and digital elements. To help you control this powerful engine SONiVOX has designed an elegantly simple user interface that still offers extreme tweak-ability.
In addition to its revolutionary new synthesis engine, the Wobble comes equipped with a next generation tempo-locked pattern generator that not only modulates the note values, but also its synth parameters. This allows for incredibly unique and evolving sounds. Create tempo locked patterns to automatically modulate your pitch offset, LFO rate,depth, and sync, as well as some of the Wobble's Spectral Morphing Synth Engine's core synth controls for some of the most insane sounds you've heard to date.
Spearheaded by noted audio guru and scientist Jim Van Buskirk, the father of the virtual instrument, modern computer driven sampling, and realtime low-latency convolution, SONiVOX's NEMESYNTH Audio Research Group's sole purpose is to discover, research, & develop revolutionary new enabling technologies for musicians everywhere.
The Wobble is an excellent choice for dubstep and synth junkies or anyone looking to give their music a whole new sound.