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MXL Microphones, the Pro Audio division of Marshall Electronics, announces a joint agreement with Acoustica, the manufacturer of Mixcraft™ recording software.  As part of the joint agreement, MXL will be shipping select USB microphones with a free version of Acoustica Mixcraft 4 LE Virtual Recording Studio software for Windows XP®, Windows Vista® and Windows 7® operating systems.  The joint venture was announced by Perry Goldstein, MXL Sales & Marketing Manager and Derek Schaefer, VP of Sales for Acoustica.

As a start, the free software (valued at $40.00) will be included with the MXL Studio 24, MXL USB.009, MXL USB-77, and the soon to be released MXL UR-1 USB ribbon microphone.  Other microphones will be added at a later date. 

“When we analyzed who was buying our USB microphones, it became apparent that
Mixcraft 4 LE would be the perfect product to bundle with our microphones," said Roy Harper, Product Specialist with MXL. "With Mixcraft 4 LE and MXL USB microphones, you have a true ‘plug and play’ virtual recording studio at your disposal ready to record and produce professional music.”

This promotion will begin June 1st, 2011.

Mixcraft 4 LE features:

  • Clear,      colorful, and intuitive interface
  • Custom      loop library with hundreds of royalty-free sounds in dozens of musical      styles
  • Works with      ACID® and GarageBand® software loops
  • Record and      play back up to 8 audio tracks or unlimited MIDI tracks simultaneously
  • Piano roll      view to inspect and edit MIDI
  • High      quality built-in effects: Reverb, Delay, EQ, Compressor, Flanger, Chorus,    
    Distortion, and more
  • Includes      support for unlimited VSTi instruments as well as VST and DirectX effects (including      plug-in delay compensation)
  • Mix down      to WAV and other audio file types
  • Included      virtual instruments:
    • “MinimogueVA”       classic analog synthesizer
    • VB3       virtual tone wheel organ with rotary speaker
    • Impulse       polyphonic analog synthesizer
    • Large       collection of high quality Acoustica multi-sampled instruments organized       in general MIDI format

For more information, please contact:

Perry Goldstein

Sales and Marketing Manager

Marshall Electronics

(800) 800-6608 x104


Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows XP are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

ACID® is a registered trademark of the Sony Corporation in the United States and in other countries.

GarageBand is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.


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