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Displaying articles for: October 2012
Antelope Audio today announced Orion 32, the world’s first 32-channel AD/DA converter and audio master clock in a 1U rack. The new device supports both MADI and USB interfaces, clocked by Antelope’s renowned 64-bit Acoustically Focused Clocking (AFC) technology.
Orion 32 allows 192 kHz I/O streaming of 32-channel digital audio through its custom-built USB chip, which provides simple connectivity to any USB-enabled DAW or computer. The converter also provides 32 channels of 96 kHz audio through it
Portable Bluetooth speaker now available in a lustrous white finish
Austin, TX (October 30, 2012) – CUBEDGE, a unique product design company committed to producing high-quality and user-friendly Bluetooth technology solutions, announces today a second color option for the EDGE.sound portable speaker, white.
Just introduced to the market this past summer, the EDGE.sound speaker was built to deliver a miniature music solution for those looking for on-the-go portability. Now, in addition to the origi
New version features cross platform compatibility between desktop and iPad versions.
Greensboro, NC, October 31, 2012 -- Award-winning music notation software developer Notion Music has announced the release of Notion 4.0 notation software. This groundbreaking upgrade features an even more intuitive interface, better compatibility between desktop and iPad, and real audio samples performed by The London Symphony Orchestra.
For the first time with any notation software, users have the ability to bui
Whether pop, R&B or rock, a nice ballad needs to be found on any album. Also, there is nothing better to transfer emotional contents than a beautiful guitar sound. Guitar Ballads brings you professional and soulfully played song starters and ideas, pre-arranged, allowing you to produce your own chart-ready ballads.
Acoustic and clean electric guitars are the perfect match for commercial pop ballads. Here, we built ten characterful song layouts bas
The SR-71 ‘Blackbird’ is a full-featured two channel tube preamp in a pedal with two truely independent channels. Each channel has it’s own dedicated interactive Bass, Mid and Treble controls. The clean channel is based on the classic ‘Blackface’ circuit Leo Fender developed from the RCA Receiving Tube Manual. The overdrive/distortion channel is a hot-rodded 4-stage tube clipping circuit that can create symmetric and/or asymmetric tube clipping distortion. Both channels are 100% tube analog, ope
GARFIELD, NJ (October 31, 2012) — Toca Percussion is proud to announce the arrival of Freestyle Colorsound Djembes – the latest in the Freestyle line of Toca hand drums. Available in seven eye-catching metallic colors, Freestyle Colorsound Djembes are just 12 ½” high with a durable 7” synthetic head. Each djembe is made from a lightweight, synthetic shell material, making them ideal for music educators and drum circle enthusiasts. Freestyle Colorsound Djembes are available individually or in s
Highly functional design and robust construction are key attributes
Council Bluffs, IA - October 2012. Grundorf, a leading manufacturer of
equipment for musicians and audio professionals, is pleased to announce the
new Tour 8 Series Snake Racks. An ideal, road worthy mobile / touring
solution for musicians and audio professionals, the Tour 8 Series Snake
Racks are available in 12-, 16-, 18-, and 20-space configurations. In
addition to holding a rackmountable snake box, these cases also have a
10/29/2012 Seattle, WA - BEHRINGER is pleased to announce its EUROCOM AX Series Amplifier Control Software is available for immediate download here.
A must for AX Series installations-AX Remote Connect V1.1 provides the ideal way for integrators to set up, control and monitor all EUROCOM AX Series DSP models with a local PC via the front panel USB connector, or remotely over a network via the rear panel Ethernet port. A convenient front panel LCD display also allows setup and adjustments directly
Los Angeles, CA—October 30, 2012
The world leader in educational music publishing has released an innovative and “grown-up” approach to beginning guitar, blues guitar, rock guitar, bass, piano, and music theory. Written with the adult learner in mind, the For Adults book series is now available for step-by-step individual or teacher-led instruction.
The Beginning Guitar, Blues Guitar, Rock Guitar, Beginning Bass, and Beginning Piano for Adults methods are fun and gradual introductions to musical l
Eastwood Guitars opens up the time machine again and this time brings the famous Airline Bobkat back to life. Based on the Harmony Bobkat model, which was produced from 1963 to 1966, and was also branded by Airline, Supro, Kay and many others, the Bobkat is fun playing guitar that in its day was the “go to” model for students and pros. And the new Airline Bobkat, with a street price of under $400 US is on target to hit that same market.
It is amazing how this description from the 1960’s Harmony c
Line 6 Expands Versatility of DT-series Amplifiers with Free v2.0 Firmware Update
New HD preamps and configuration options transform DT50 and DT25 into boutique amp factories
CALABASAS, Calif.—October 30, 2012—Line 6, Inc. today announced the release of DT50™/DT25™ v2.0 firmware, a free update that dramatically expands the number of HD preamps and gives musicians unprecedented ability to create unique amp voicings.
Co-designed by Line 6 and tube-amp guru Reinhold Bogner, DT series guitar amplifiers
October 29th, 2012 - Woodstock NY
Puremagnetik has announced RackMagnet for Ableton Live 9.
RackMagnet bridges the world's largest library of Ableton Live Packs and your production environment. Music and sound artists can now access the entire Puremagnetik catalog in a desktop application that immediately downloads content directly into Ableton Live 9.
Read more about RackMagnet: http://www.puremagnetik.com/rackmagnet/
Seamless Live 9 Integration
RADAR’s superior A/D and D/A converter technology for stand-alone DAWs
New Westminster, BC, Canada (October 27, 2012) – iZ Technology Corporation, manufacturer of innovative music and audio products, has launched the ADA II Converters at the 133rd AES Convention in San Francisco. Featuring pristine iZ conversion, and innovative modular I/O structure, intuitive touch screen controls, and direct interfacing to native DAWS and Pro Tools, ADA is a powerful tool designed to meet the creative a
iZ Technology Corporation launches new Classic 96 and Ultra Nyquist I/O boards
New Westminster, BC, Canada (October 27, 2012) – iZ Technology Corporation, manufacturer of innovative music and audio products, has launched the next generation of converters, the Classic 96 and the Ultra Nyquist, 8 Channel Analogue I/O cards. These are the most pristine and euphonic converters iZ has ever produced.
iZ’s Classic 96 Analogue I/O card maintains that signature, high-quality iZ audio without compr
— New Parametric EQ, Optical Compressor and three new Mic Pre units join the acclaimed EX•BB 500™ in the series, forming a comprehensive line of signal processors —
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — Aphex® (booth 715), a leader in audio enhancement technology for more than 35 years, is debuting its new 500 Series modules at the 133rd AES Convention in San Francisco. The 500 Series now includes six models: J PRE 500 Mic Pre; EQF 500 Parametric Equalizer; DUAL RPA 500 Mic
Insight to Debut at 133rd AES Show in San Francisco, CA
AES Booth #505 – San Francisco, California (October 27, 2012) – iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has announced Insight, an essential metering suite for post production and broadcast applications.
More than just a traditional metering plugin, Insight provides the valuable visual feedback imperative to the mixing and mastering stages of any audio project. In addition, Insight offers peace of mind and
A decade after the release of its predecessor, Trash 2 leaves its mark on the 133rd AES Show
AES Booth #505 – San Francisco, CA (October 27, 2012) – iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has announced Trash 2, the ultimate distortion and audio mangling toolbox. Fully overhauled from Trash 1, Trash 2 adds a wealth of new features including twenty new distortion algorithms, fresh filter modules, fifty new impulse responses, multi-band waveshaping, 64-bit support a
— Operating in the 2.4 GHz range, System 10 avoids TV and DTV interference, offering a cost-effective, high-fidelity wireless solution for houses of worship, musicians/hobbyists, karaoke, corporate applications and more —
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — Audio-Technica (booth 705), a leading innovator in transducer technology currently celebrating “50 Years of Passionate Listening,” is debuting its new high-fidelity System 10 2.4 GHz Digital Wireless at AES 201
— The ultimate studio condenser vocal microphone, the AT5040 represents a milestone in design, build quality, and the depth, presence and purity of its sound quality —
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — Audio-Technica (booth 705), a leading innovator in transducer technology currently celebrating “50 Years of Passionate Listening,” is launching its flagship 50 Series of elite studio microphones with the AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Microphone. A-T’s ultimate studio vocal
— Leading Hollywood post production facility chooses Genelec to help them expand their film trailer post capabilities to 7.1 while relying on Genelec’s award-winning 8200 Smart Active Monitoring (SAM) system to keep the studio’s acoustics perfectly tuned —
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — SSI, a leading Hollywood audio and video post production company specializing in cinema trailers, has purchased a new 7.1 monitoring system by Genelec (booth 911), the world
—Popular app allows users to correctly configure and match the angling of stereo or surround-sound speaker systems—
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — Genelec (booth 911), the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring, is proud to announce the latest news regarding its highly successful TEC Award-nominated SpeakerAngle app.
First, in response to popular demand, the app is now available for Android devices (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.genelec.apps&feature=nav_result#?t=W10
— SAMs are Genelec active audio monitoring systems that also have the capability and intelligence enabling them to adapt automatically and flexibly to their acoustical environments through a set of proprietary tools —
133rd AES CONVENTION, SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 27, 2012 — Genelec (booth 911), the world’s longstanding pioneer in active monitoring, has introduced its new Smart Active Monitor™ (SAM™) concept. As part of a new streamlined marketing effort, Genelec has folded its line of
Updates flagship multi-track recorder with the ultimate sound quality, higher speed, extreme reliability, and modern flexibility
New Westminster, BC, Canada (October 27, 2012) – iZ Technology Corporation, manufacturer of innovative music and audio products, has launched RADAR 6 at the 133rd AES Convention in San Francisco. RADAR, the premier choice for hard disk multi-track recording and playback employed by recording studios, scoring stages, theaters, and post production houses around the world,
—Developed by UAD Direct Development Partner Brainworx, Shadow Hills Plug-In Offers Authentic Emulation of Highly Revered Hardware Mastering Compressor —
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • October 26, 2012 — Universal Audio (UA), a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is pleased to announce the impending release of the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor Plug-In for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo Audio Interface. Created by
DiGiCo’s US distributor offers limited-time trade up program for any large-format analog or digital desk with credit towards the purchase of an SD5 Package, offering both a financial incentive and technological upgrade
With the launch of the new SD5 console earlier this year, DiGiCo U.S. distributor, Group One Limited, initiated a limited-time trade up program within the United States to get the new system into as many hands and inventories as possible. The premise of the program is th
iZotope’s Adaptive Noise Reduction and Keyboard Click Reduction improve online communication
AES – San Francisco, California –Booth 505 (October 26,2012) - iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has partnered with Blue Microphones to develop Tiki, the world’s first USB microphone that mimics the intelligence of human hearing. Tiki’s Intelligent Speech Mode distinguishes itself with its ability to focus on desired sounds, minimize background noise, and intel
Now shipping with iZotope’s DeClicker, DeNoiser, and DeClipper
AES – San Francisco, California –Booth 505 (October 26,2012) – iZotope Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has licensed a suite of audio repair and restoration tools for the debut of Sound Forge™ Pro Mac, Sony’s Professional Digital Audio Editor. Built on a clean slate for OS X, Sound Forge Pro Mac provides a contemporary application environment that’s perfect for recording, editing, processing, and re
WILMINGTON, USA: all-new American pro audio plug-in company Plugin Alliance LLC is pleased to welcome fellow plug-in specialist Pro Audio DSP as its latest Alliance partner company, coinciding with the release of the latter’s extraordinary Dynamic Spectrum Mapper V2, plus two new plug-ins from Plugin Alliance founder member Dirk Ulrich’s renowned German M/S mastering tools and audio plug-ins company Brainworx...
Five Models in G&L’s Exclusive Nearly Naked™ Black Ice Finish
Fullerton, CA – October 22, 2012 – The new Black Ice Collection takes G&L’s Nearly Naked (NENA) finish in a whole new direction with a bad-ass look for players ready to grab the spotlight. As with the 2012 Special Collection, Black Ice models feature G&L’s newly-developed NENA finish for enhanced body resonance, but his time around, no pickguard comes between your eyes and the dramatic Black Ice finish.
Having worked with a var
Edmeston, NY - October 23, 2012 - Pete Evick wears many musical hats. He's the guitarist in the Bret Michaels Band, as well as Michael's songwriting partner, (plus he has his own band: Evick); but he's also the Bret Michaels Band engineer, and records and mixes while he's on tour with them. Evick uses the Dangerous Music D-Box and Dangerous Bax EQ as key ingredients for his
Paris, France, 2012/10/22: Blue Cat Audio ( http://www.bluecataudio.com ) has released Blue Cat's Oscilloscope Multi 2.0, a brand new version of their multiple tracks oscilloscope plug-in.
Costa Mesa, CA –(October 19, 2012) QSC Audio Products, LLC is pleased to announce that Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) is now available as a standard component of their acclaimed Q-Sys integrated system platform, which has quickly become the preferred choice worldwide for audio system control and signal transport.
Ideally suited for Q-Sys clients that utilize AV conferencing systems in such places as corporate boardrooms, meeting and convention spaces, hospitality installs, and government and le
From ‘Big Brother And The Holding Company To Country Joe McDonald
SAN FRANCISCO: Christopher Smith, Special Events Chair for the 133rd AES Convention, has collaborated with award-winning photographer, journalist Mr. Bonzai, on a special salute to “The Sounds Of San Francisco.” Set for Saturday, Oct. 27, 11:15 am – 12:30 pm, the panel will feature members of super-groups that helped create the soundtrack for ‘The Summer of Love.’ Also lending his keen perspective to the proceedings is Joel Selv
Modular multi-effect sound creation plug-in now available
LITTLE FERRY, NEW JERSEY, October 22, 2012 — Eventide announced today the immediate availability of one of the most anticipated software plug-in releases in recent history, the H3000 Factory™ Ultra-Harmonizer® plug-in for AAX, VST, and AU, featuring 64-bit support. The H3000 Factory native is a re-creation of several algorithms from the venerable H3000 that combine pitch, delay, modulation, and filtering in a new modular interface. It f
Features Voice, the newest Sound Library for Iris
Cambridge, MA (October 17, 2012) – iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has released the Iris+5 bundle comprised of Iris™, iZotope’s ground-breaking visual instrument, and five complementary Sound Libraries—including the newest addition, Voice. Iris is now bigger than ever before, and a must-have tool for sound designers and composers looking to evoke emotion through sonic experimentation.
Iris inspires cr
Stanton®, part of the Gibson Pro Audio division and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, is pleased to announce the next evolution of the SC-IX operating system which powers the ground-breaking SCS.4DJ Complete Digital DJ System.
Stanton shocked the industry by introducing the SCS.4DJ, the first fully-integrated solution capable of providing the functionality and performance demanded by today’s DJs and performers. The SCS.4DJ is a Comp
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 18, 2012) — The Fender Jaguar electric guitar is 50 years old now. Unveiled in 1962, it was the last of the guitar maker’s four most famous electric guitars to be introduced, and, as it turned out, the last major six-string creation of the enigmatic genius whose name adorned it. And while it might not be as omnipresent as its big-brother electric guitars of the 1950s, the Telecaster and the Stratocaster, and its closest ancestor, 1958’s Jazzmaster guitar, make no mistake
Oct 19th , 2012 – TC Electronic, the Danish based pedal effects manufacturer, in partnership with Guitar Center’s Director of Merchandise, Barry Mitchell, announce the new Arena Reverb pedal available at Guitar Center stores, Guitar Center online www.guitarcenter.com and Musicians Friend online www.musiciansfriend.com. This new pedal will be available for purchase on Oct 26th, 2012.
The new TC Electronic Arena Reverb is a customized take on the successful TC Electronic Hall of Fame Reverb. This p
GRENOBLE, FRANCE: music software and hardware company Arturia is proud to announce availability of Hip Hop Essentials, the latest Expansion Pack for its highly-creative SPARK Creative Drum Machine hybrid hardware/software beat production centre, as of October 15…
Hip Hop Essentials adds 30 hip hop kits to Arturia’s acclaimed SPARK Creative Drum Machine. Carefully crafted by LAbased producer and hip hop whizz Rick Stone, these deliver everything urban artists and producers need to take their trac
SANTA MONICA- October 18, 2012 - Apogee Electronics is pleased to announce Symphony I/O, the company’s flagship audio interface, is now available in select configurations at incredible new prices. Introduced in July 2010, Symphony I/O quickly became the industry standard for professional multi-channel recording. Now in its third successful year, Apogee has the opportunity to realize the benefits of higher production volumes and lower costs and pass the savings on to its customers. Addition
'Experimental Dubstep Bundle (Vols 1-3)' combines these three amazing packs into one giant bundle, bringing you TEN massive Construction Kits, plus an additional 350+ unique Dubstep and heavy Electro loops from this exciting series, packed full of immovable basses, irresistible grooves, and synths stacked chest high.
With a unique and quirky vibe, 'Experimental Dubstep Bundle (Vols 1-3)' takes that familiar half time groove and infuses it with experimental processing, abstract melodies and dizzyi
Delivering the same great, shred approved overdrive and boost as the original + several new enhancements.
Torrance, CA – October 17, 2012 – Designed in cooperation with Paul Gilbert, the original Fuzz Universe remains one of Majik Box’s best selling pedals. After two years of rugged touring and countless recordings with the Fuzz Universe, Paul suggested some new features to be added in creation of a flagship Fuzz Universe Custom.
These new features include:
· Quiet Click relay switching, a
Berlin, October 16, 2012 – Native Instruments today introduced DROP
SQUAD, a new MASCHINE Expansion that highlights the deep sound of
dubstep and bass music culture. Bringing synthesis to MASCHINE and
MASCHINE MIKRO for the first time, DROP SQUAD includes presets from NI's
MASSIVE synthesizer which now comes as a free download when users
register or upgrade their MASCHINE software.
The 35 kits and 120 patterns in DROP SQUAD contain a host of punchy
drums, low-end wobbles, FX, stabs, sweep
EL CAJON, Calif. - October 17, 2012 - Every guitar has a story and Taylor Guitars wants to hear it. On the heels of the company's 38th anniversary, Taylor is inviting fans and owners to share their Taylor tales through a new online platform called, appropriately, Taylor Stories. Located on the Taylor Guitars website, the feature enables fans to submit their Taylor anecdotes, upload a photo, and include a link to a video.
Among the first round of stories is an account of an 810 which was wounded
Quebec, Canada / Champlain, NY, USA - September 25, 2012 - Simaudio Ltd., a Canadian audio and video equipment manufacturer focused on home entertainment for the past 30 years, has announced today that they have signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement for a new Pro Audio product under their "Moon" product brand.
Audio Plus Services, the distributor for Focal Professional, Lauten
San Francisco, CA––At the 133rd AES Convention, ADAM Audio is introducing the F Series professional monitors with signature tweeter technology that provides unsurpassed performance at the most accessible prices in the company’s history.
The new F Series consists of the F5 and F7 nearfield monitors and SubF dedicated subwoofer. Both the F5 and F7 employ the company’s new ART tweeter that provides performance similar to ADAM’s acclaimed X-ART tweeter in a smaller size to fit the new form factor wit
Sacramento, CA -- 16 October 2012 Fargen Amplification announced today it has expanded its leading boutique tube amplifier line with the introduction of the Micro Plex, at an entry-level price.
The Micro Plex is a Class A, handwired tube amplifier that offers a versatile range of classic rock tones – from “The Wind Cries Mary” to “Back in Black”. It features a 5 Watt Class A design, with push--‐pull gain and tone shift modes. It’s circuit is similar to that of the Fargen Mini Plex MKII, but in a
The Sound of Piano One comes from the Yamaha C7 concert grand, a true workhorse in the professional piano world, appearing on famous concert stages, in international competitions and in prestigious music events throughout the world.
A-FADA Delivers Groundbreaking DAW Automation Control and Pro-Station Layout
Offers Enhanced DAW Editing/Arrangement from Center Section Location
SAN FRANCISCO – Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the introduction of the groundbreaking A-FADA automation system and the release of a new ‘Pro-Station’ version of their Duality console at the 2012 AES Show (Booth 1005). With hundreds of units sold, Duality has bec
Passive 12” subwoofer delivering outstanding performance
Ideally suited to both mobile applications and fixed installation
Ideal for use with EVID, ZX1 and EVU compact loudspeaker systems
Straubing, October 2012 Precision-engineered components, high power-handling capacity, and powerful, well-balanced sound: the passive ZX1-Sub is the latest member of Electro-Voice’s compact and lightweight ZX loudspeaker family. Presenting an optimal combination of performance, portability and ef
Future Loops has just released Pro Dance Kits - Glitch Micro House 01, a multi-format drum kit sample pack specially designed for Dance & Electronic productions.
Pro Dance Kits features over 350 Drum Hits organized into 20 different Drum Kits. All samples are offered in WAV format and also come mapped in ready to use kits for MPC, Giga, EXS, Kontakt and Battery.
For more info and demos check out their website at:
— New facility features a Neve Genesys console, Ocean Way monitors and more —
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, October 11, 2012 — Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the outside sales division of Guitar Center that focuses on the needs of professional users, announces that it has opened a new custom recording/listening demo facility at the Hollywood Guitar Center location on Sunset Boulevard, which also houses GC Pro’s home offices. Open to the public, GC Pro affiliate partners and manufacturers alike, the
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – What’s better than a boost pedal for guitarists who need some extra volume for solos and when they need to stand out from the rest of the band? HARMAN’s DigiTech new Tone Boost e-pedal for the iStomp. The Tone Boost offers two boost options – a straight clean boost and an adjustable boost for a specific frequency range.
“Our Tone Boost is an extremely useful live and studio performance tool,” said Scott Klimt, marketing manager, DigiTech. “Sometimes guitarists just want a
Giant step forward into the technical, musical, and business aspects of producing today
Montclair, NJ (October 11, 2012) – Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published Engineering & Producing, the second edition of the fifth book in the Hal Leonard Recording Method by Bill Gibson ($39.99).
The first four books of the Hal Leonard Recording Method cover microphones, mixers, recording vocals and instrument;
Create your own clean and modern style of saturation – the most natural solution to eliminate unwanted peaks and increase overall loudness of a signal
In music,mixing and production there exists 4 methods of eliminating unwanted peaks of a signal and improving the overall loudness of channels or the whole mix. They are: compression, hard clipping, soft clipping or saturation.
While compression is used most frequently it is not often the best solution to eliminate unwanted peaks and hi
Release Date: October 10th, 2012
Equinox Sounds has released 'MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul', a downloadable sample pack from its content partner Smash Up The Studio featuring Jazz and Soulful MIDI Construction Kits.
This is the first of their new MIDI Lab series, a range that will contain only the best quality MIDI loops with an emphasis on high musical performance!
'MIDI Lab: Jazzy Soul' contains three stunning MIDI Construction Kits containing all the loops featured in the demos. Each kit has been
Cascade Range, Oregon -- September 20, 2012
Don’t be a KNOB GOBLIN! Stop bending over on stage!
Molten Voltage’s popular Molten MIDI pedal (currently on tour with Radiohead) has been updated to control the new Digitech Whammy 5, resulting in the release of Molten MIDI 5!
“Wow! Molten MIDI turns the Digitech Whammy into a step sequencer and reveals an almost limitless number of sounds and effects.”
- Guitar Player Magazine
“The Digitech Whammy pedal is one of the coolest stomp boxes ever, but Mol
Los Angeles, CA, October 10, 2012 — In celebration of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp’s 15th Anniversary and Roland’s 40th Anniversary, Roland Corporation U.S. is honored to announce the first ever Roland Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp Giveaway. One lucky Roland fan will win a chance to rock with Dave Navarro of Jane’s Addiction and The Who’s Roger Daltrey this January in Las Vegas. Monthly installments of Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp’s highly successful music-magic experience are scheduled to take p
Musician's Friend has handpicked some of the most tuneful, exquisite pieces of gear in its Private Reserve Guitar vaults and brought them to you in this fresh, dynamic format that truly brings their incandescent personalities to light.
Included are Ultra-High Resolution photos, with lots of 360 spin-arounds so you can see every custom detail, woodgrain figure, or relic-treated battle scar, plu
— 236th Guitar Center location features on-site lessons and repair services, along with
GC’s vast inventory selection —
Westlake Village, CA (October 9, 2012) – On the evening of Thursday, September 27, 2012, Guitar Center held the grand opening of its new location in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, located at 1600 Woodbury Ave #24, Portsmouth NH 03801-3250. The Portsmouth store is Guitar Center’s 236th retail location.
Guitar Center Portsmouth’s grand opening introduces customers to a vast selection o
Berlin, October 10, 2012 – Native Instruments today introduced ACTION
STRINGS – a phrase-based instrument featuring a 60-piece string
orchestra. Running in KONTAKT 5 or the free KONTAKT PLAYER, ACTION
STRINGS delivers driving string phrases and short motifs with an
extremely natural and expansive sound. The flexible instrument provides
producers of all skill levels with a inspiring resource for adding drama
and movement to film and game scores, as well as rock, pop and urban tracks.
Improve your engineering skills and learn new production techniques with Pro Tools 10
Montclair, NJ (October 8, 2012) – Hal Leonard Books, the musician’s best source of books on the music business, audio technology, instrument history, and more, has published Power Tools for Pro Tools 10 ($39.99) by Glenn Lorbecki.
Power Tools for Pro Tools 10 provides a detailed look inside one of Avid's most exciting Pro Tools releases yet. Instructor, certified Pro Tools trainer, and award-winning producer/engi
Nashville, Tenn. – Unit Audio now offers the New Unit 16 x 2 analog summing mixer. The New Unit features 16 channels of actual physical Analog Summing for less than $300.00. That’s less than the cost of plug-ins designed to emulate analog summing. Like all Unit Audio mixers, the “Unit" is completely hand assembled, tested, and wired point to point in Nashville, TN using only the highest quality components like Neutik connectors and Xicon resistors.
The Unit Audio mixers add back some the spark
Not many music styles resonate as brightly through our musical heritage and play such an obvious role in the evolution of modern music than the blues. Still today, its impact can be heard in chart-topping soul, gospel, RnB or pop and rock. Simply put, blues is the godfather of music as we know it.
This pack will take you on a musical journey of blues through the ages. From the swamps of Mississippi to the smokey bars of Chicago and ending on a well-lit stage in Mainstream, USA. Infused in
Germantown, MD - Milbert Amplifiers introduces the GAGA D-30 tube guitar
amplifier, third in the line of Guitar Artists' Guitar Amplifiers. Based
on the revolutionary GAGA 90 and offering similar features and
functions, the "domestic" model GAGA D-30 provides from 1 Watt up to 30
Watts full power audio output, disarmingly light 11 pounds total weight,
and 120V / 240V mains input.
GAGA D-30 may be upgraded to either the domestic GAGA D-60 model, or to
the international model GAGA 90. The u
Future Loops has just released Jazzy Drums, a collection of Jazz drum loops in WAV & REX format.
Jazzy Drums features 3 different setups for increased variety and sound texture and includes classic jazz drum loops, rim clicks , swinging hat throttles, brush beats and fills, all in the 124 to 240 BPM range.
With over 600 different loops, Jazzy Drums was forged for Jazz productions but also Chill-Out, Ambient, Electronica, Hip Hop, Breaks, Drum & Bass & World .
Check out more info and demo
Scottsdale, AZ (October 1, 2012) — Takamine celebrates the introduction of its new Pro Series 3 acoustic-electric guitars. Each Pro Series instrument is carefully hand-crafted in the foothills of the Japanese Alps. There, dedicated craftspeople create instruments of unique beauty and sonic excellence.
The seven new Pro Series 3 models include the P3D, P3DC, P3DC-12, P3MC, P3NC, P3NY steel-string and P3FCN classical acoustic/electric guitars.
All Pro Series 3 guitars feature a solid cedar top,