Free downloadable stuff for your sick music production. You can use it right away. VST, AU plugins, DAWs, tutorials, effects, instruments, all you can eat.
Free audio editing software
Audacity by Audacity Team (Linux, Mac, Windows) – for basic audio editing and recording, this is number 1. Audacity can support also 3rd part VST plugins and is packed with plenty of effects ready for use.
Music Editor Free 2012 by MEFMedia (Windows) – decent freeware audio editor. You have to deselect the optional toolbar during the installation process, if you want to get clean application, otherwise it can act like ugly spyware program.
Acoustica Basic Edition by Acon Digital (Windows) – freeware version of Acoustica software suite. In this basic version you can find all important functions and features and also some decent plugins like reverb and analysis tool.
Excellent free Reason Tutorial (check out our review of Reason 7)
Reverb – algorythmic
Ambience (Mac, Windows), Classic Reverb (Windows), Mverb (Mac, Windows), Spring Reverb (Mac Windows), TimeVerb (Mac, Windows), Spring Line (Windows), DX Reverb Light (Mac, Windows)
JS Magneto (Windows), AsquaVox (Mac, Windows), NastyVCS (Windows), Saturation Knobb (Mac), RubyTube (Windows), Saturator (Windows), TubeDriver (Windows), Tube Amp (Mac, Windows)
Martinic Combo Organ (Windows, Mac)
Free samples library
DR-550 Drum Sample Kit – a free electronic drum sample library, based on the BOSS DR-550 drum machine
Sonic Couture Free Libraries – collection of free samples hi quality – mostly use for cinemation projects (music boxes, brush kit, speak and spell – childrens toy in action)
Victorian Music Box – antique kontakt smple library, from 19th century
….and please stay tuned. A music producer is updating this page once in a while.