SOLID STATE LOGIC X-DESK NOW SHIPPINGJun 17, 2009 Solid State Logic
is proud to announce that X-Desk
is now shipping. Response to X-Desk has been exceptional since the first show of the product in March at Music Messe 09 with strong demand worldwide.
Samson Debuts Zoom R16Jun 17, 2009
Zoom once again revolutionizes digital recording with the first digital recorder with 16-track playback and 8-track simultaneous recording utilizing Secure Digital (SD) memory. The R16 is three production tools in one device: a multi-track recorder, an audio interface and a control surface, providing all the tools necessary to create studio-quality recordings. Additionally, the R16 runs on only 6 AA batteries for the ultimate in multi-track portability.
Modern Beats Releases "RnB Klub Loops"May 13, 2009
In the style of today’s R&B club and radio hits, Modern Beats proudly delivers its new “RnB Klub Loops 1” library. This melodic construction style loopset delivers 330+ loops derived from 20 multi-track construction loop themes. Each of the 20 multi-track themes provides layered modern and classic R&B performances where each instrument is separated into its own loop file.
EKS Announces Support for the World’s Most Popular DJ and VJ SoftwaresMay 13, 2009
EKS, creators of the world’s most innovative and fully configurable DJ controllers, is proud to announce that Otus now natively supports the most popular DJ and VJ softwares: Virtual DJ 6, PCDJ, DJDecks and Resolume. In addition, Otus has been designated “Traktor Ready” by Native Instruments and is fully compatible with Traktor Pro and Traktor 3.
2009 Beatport Music Awards: Recognizing Electronic Music TalentMay 7, 2009
Online dance music retailer Beatport announced the results of its 2009 Beatport Music Awards, which aims to recognize electronic music talent. With nominees having been based solely on 2008 unit sales from Beatport.com, the public voted for their favorite artists and tracks across 35 categories.
Hercules Releases Deejay Trim 4&6Apr 2, 2009
Building on its expertise as a designer of integrated audio interfaces, Hercules has entirely created and tailored this new solution for DJs. It features a 4 input / 4 output configuration that can be switched to a 2 input / 6 output configuration, allowing users to export their mix to an external mixing device.
AudioCubes from Belgium Become International SuccessMar 31, 2009
The AudioCubes are a modular live performance instrument. The cubes let you make music and shape sound through novel hands-on interaction with wireless objects.
AudioCubes offer new ways to interact with your existing audio software, beyond what is possible with classic knob boxes and trigger pads. There is no limit to the number of cubes you can use. Each cube can be assigned a behaviour and colour. The AudioCubes are a very visual and immediate interface to work with music software on your computer. High-speed, high-resolution, better-than-MIDI sensor technology makes sure even the most subtle performance gestures are captured., says Bert Schiettecatte (30), designer and inventor of AudioCubes.
Wild & Wacky Marketing for PacemakerMar 30, 2009
Pacemaker’s two independent audio channels let you play two tracks side by side. Beatmatching is easily done by the click of a button, and with a full set of professional audio effects and a crossfader you now have unlimited creative influence over your music.
The features and the performance of Pacemaker makes it the perfect mixer for any situation – for practicing or preparing your DJing, or for performing live with full control in your headphones.
Native Instruments MASCHINE is now available in stores worldwide.Mar 2, 2009
Native Instruments today announced that MASCHINE is now available in stores worldwide. MASCHINE, a next-generation groove production studio that makes beat creation and arrangement more immediate and tactile than ever before. The system combines an advanced software sequencer and sampler with a seamlessly integrated, highly functional performance controller. Finally merging a fast and intuitive groove-box workflow with the power and versatility of software, MASCHINE enables an inspiring and spontaneous creative approach for today’s computer-based music production setups.
NEW OS 2.0 FOR AKAI MPC5000Mar 2, 2009
Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces the release of MPC5000 OS 2.0, a new operating system for its flagship MPC5000 music production workstation. The new system is available now as a free download from the company’s Web site, www.akaipro.com.
Oscar Winning Sound Designer Sees the Future with the Zoom H4nFeb 17, 2009
Frank Serafine is one of the most well-known and revered sound designers in Hollywood. A veteran of over 30 years, Frank has contributed his audio expertise to landmark films such as Field of Dreams, Star Trek, Tron and The Hunt for Red October, for which he shared the Academy Award for sound editing.
Beatport announces licensing deal with PRS for MusicFeb 16, 2009
Beatport, the recognized leader in electronic music downloads, has announced today a license deal with PRS for Music (formerly known as the MCPS-PRS Alliance).
MixMeister Express AnnouncedFeb 5, 2009
MixMeister, the developer of the world’s most intuitive DJ software, announces MixMeister Express, the fastest way to create professional-quality mixes for fitness classes, personal workouts and dance groups.
MixMeister Express enables any user to mix and automatically transition between songs, creating custom music mixes with automatic tempo matching. The software program is intuitive, easy to learn and requires no DJ or audio-software experience. With MixMeister Express, users can create full-length mixes for up to 80 minutes of seamless music, then record their mixes to CD and transfer them to an iPod or other portable device for playback.
Native Instruments MASCHINE Announced at NAMM 2009Jan 18, 2009
Native Instruments today announced MASCHINE, a next-generation groove production studio that makes beat creation and arrangement more immediate and tactile than ever before. The system combines an advanced software sequencer and sampler with a seamlessly integrated, highly functional performance controller. Finally merging a fast and intuitive groove-box workflow with the power and versatility of software, MASCHINE enables an inspiring and spontaneous creative approach for today’s computer-based music production setups.
I-Key Shows The HDR-7 Field Recorder AT NAMMJan 18, 2009
I-Key a leaser in cutting edge electronics displayed their new field recorder the HDR-7.
Perfect for recording interviews, pod-casts, meetings, class lectures and seminars, and also live performances the HDR-7
will be in stores soon.