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What's in Omnisphere 2.6?

The latest update to Spectrasonics' flagship synthesizer Omnisphere 2 greatly expands the already immensely powerful virtual instrument. In this blog, the ILIO team explains the major new enhancements to Omnisphere’s Arpeggiator and its vastly expanded Hardware Synth Integration feature found in the free 2.6 update.

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World Tours, Sonic Breakthroughs, and Laptop Based Live Performing

A world class programmer, technical director, writer and producer, Joe Wolfe has worked on tours with a Mount Rushmore of artists, including Whitney Houston, Prince, Madonna, Earth Wind & Fire, Justin Timberlake, and Alicia Keys. Currently on the road with Pink for her Beautiful Trauma World Tour, we talked with the man himself about his live performance setup, love for ILIO products, and the freedoms along with challenges that come with running a live performance using 100% laptops.

 

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TH-U—Modeling Real Guitar Rigs in Software

TH-U is the evolution of the best-selling TH3 Guitar Amp and FX Software from Overloud. Newly added in TH-U is the Rig Player-allowing real studio and stage rigs to be brought into your DAW, or even on stage!

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Robert Frazza at FOH: Around the World with Gig Performer

Audio engineer Robert Frazza has been around the world a number of times with his live sound engineering client list stretching from Average White Band to Warren Zevon. His touring and recording history includes the King Crimson and Peter Gabriel musical families (including Tony Levin, Bill Bruford, and Jerry Marotta).

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Carmine Giglio — Artist Spotlight

New York-based keyboardist and composer Carmine Giglio is an avid user of Synthogy Pianos and Vienna Symphonic Library. Recently, Keyboard Magazine showcased Carmine as their "Talent Scout - Artist of the Week". 

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Blue Planet II: Recorded at the Synchron Stage

Join the musicians for an exclusive look behind the scenes in Vienna during the Blue Planet II music score recording at the beautiful Synchron Stage in Vienna. 

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First Look—Vienna Smart Orchestra

Composer Joe Kraemer (Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Femme Fatales, The Way of the Gun) stopped by ILIO studios to sit down and try Vienna Smart Orchestra for the first time. We captured his reaction as he navigated the included instrument library, presets, and features. 

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Keyscape Creative - 1,200 Free Patches

The “Keyscape Creative” library is a cutting-edge collection of over 1,200 Omnisphere patches specially designed for users who also have Keyscape. The vast new library was produced by Eric Persing, and features a tremendous variety of patches created by our amazing Sound Development team, showcasing the power of combining Keyscape and Omnisphere 2

Keyscape’s richly detailed keyboard sounds have been dramatically transformed using Omnisphere 2’s deep synthesis capabilities. The new patches offer an extremely wide variety of incredible sounds for modern music producers and are available now as a FREE update. Users can simply update both products to get the new patches, which then appear in Omnisphere 2’s patch browser as a new directory.

*Please note that you must own both Keyscape and Omnisphere in order to use Keyscape Creative. Once you own both, simply download the updates from your Spectrasonics User Area.

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Ivory II - Studio Grands Featured as 1 of 6 Best Hi-Tech Pianos

Studio Grands is the fifth in the company’s Ivory II series and includes a Steinway B Grand Piano recorded at Power Station Studios and a Bösendorfer 225 Grand Piano, recorded in California's Firehouse Recording Studios. They are not quite the biggest grands you can get and designed more for medium-sized venues like conservatory or restaurant environments. That’s not to say they don’t sound exceptional though…

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Spectrasonics In Action: Moonchild

If you want to see Spectrasonics products in action live, new L.A. neo-soul group, Moonchild, delivers the goods using Keyscape, Omnisphere, and Triilian!

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