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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Pro Tools 11 should be available by the end of the month, buy you can buy the full version of upgrade today and get both Pro Tools 10 and 11!
Avid has announced that Pro Tools 11 should be available by the end of May. With a completely new audio engine and plug-in format, along with 64 bit support, this is a "must have" upgrade. To help ensure you can still use all of your old plug-ins, and operate on 32 bit systems, Avid is included both a license for Pro Tools 10 and 11.
Don't have Pro Tools? You can buy Pro Tools 10 today and get an automatic free upgrade to Pro Tools 11 once it is available.
Already have Pro Tools? You can buy the upgrade to Pro Tools 11 now! You will receive the download information to download Pro Tools 10, and once Avid releases Pro Tools 11, you will get an automatic free upgrade to Pro Tools 11! Most upgrades are handled electronically, so there are no shipping charges.
Here are your upgrade options - click on the links below for academic pricing options or to order on-line.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
To make Mixcraft even easier to use when recording, Acoustica recently released an app that allows you to remotely control Mixcraft from your iOS or Android device. This means you can easily start and stop recording without having to go back to your computer!
Thursday, May 16, 2013
If you are teaching with Mixcraft, or interested in using music technology with your students, be sure to download the teacher's guide and the Mixcraft demo. As a music teacher myself, I've found that students love working with Mixcraft as it is easy to use and sounds great. The teacher's guide makes it even easier for you to integrate Mixcraft with help to get you started using the program along with lesson plans and other resources.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Unearth a world of sounds you've never heard before. Driven by iZotope's award-winning visual selection technology, iZotope Iris is a groundbreaking sample-based synthesizer that harnesses the power of both your eyes and your ears. Fuel your creativity with Iris's new spin on sound design: a "visual instrument" that's perfect for musical inspiration and sonic experimentation.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
AdPaks offer even more drums to Addictive Drums. Addictive Drums is a Complete Drum Production Studio! It has everything you need to make a professional drumtrack production. It's flexible, yet very quick to learn and use.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Until the end of May, you can pick up EZ Mix 2 for $95 and EZ Drummer for $68.
EZ Drummer is a multi-microphone drum sampler designed for musicians and producers in need of a compact, affordable, easy to handle plug-in without compromising sound quality or control. The visualized drums in the interface combine auditioning of sounds and drumkit construction. The extensive drag and drop MIDI library (featuring 8000+ MIDI files) enables users to create a great drum track in just a few clicks. For more advanced handling, users can control microphone bleeding and levels between drums using the internal mixer.
EZmix 2 continues to build on the same fundamental idea: having pro-designed effect chains for instruments and channels found in every recording session combined in one powerful mixing tool. With the vast collection of ready-made presets, mixing music is not only easy and incredibly fast – you end up with results second to none.
All the previous functionality and content from EZmix is still intact and working in EZmix 2. The major difference however, is that the new and revamped version comes with settings based on high-tech mastering effects, new reverb algorithms, guitar/bass amp and cab simulation, a completely revised interface and a large core content boost. Essentially, EZmix 2 is a mixing engineer, mastering suite and guitar/bass amp all rolled up into one package.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Buy an Mbox, Mbox Mini, Fast Track Solo or Fast Track Duo and get Eleven and the Moogerfooger Bundle at no cost from Avid when you register before June 14, 2013. (Offer does not apply to academic versions.)
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Blues EZX
Need some authentic Blues drum tracks for your next project? ToonTrack's new Blues EZX is a great sounding EZ Drummer add-on.
The Blues EZX comes with two complete kits; a 1970s Gretsch and a calfskinned Swedish Levin set from the 1940s.
On top of that, it features contemporary Paiste and Sabian crashes, vintage Zildjan A and K series cymbals as well as extras such as a suitcase and a set of calfskinned tambourines.
All instruments were handpicked and in many cases road-worn by the sampling drummer himself, a blues musician with decades worth of experience behind the kit playing the blues. It was recorded in an empty Swedish theater and later mixed in a high-end studio through vintage and modern outboard gear.
The end result is a cross-pollination between new and old; warm and characteristic sounds that cover the whole range, from old school to modern, from dry to ambient. This is the sound of then, now and time to come.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Since Canadian orders ship from our warehouse in Mississauga, ON, you don't have to worry about brokerage charges or other hidden fees that you would have to pay when you order from the US. We also offer free shipping on orders over $199.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Presonus StudioLive series has been incredibly popular, and the new 3StudioLive 32.4.2.AI at $3999.95 adds more channels plus Active Integration to work with their new monitors. Don't want to spend $4K? Check out the StudioLive 16.0.2 for only $1299
With its incredible signal-processing power on every channel, easy store and recall of every setting, and the ability to record it all with just two mouse clicks, a StudioLive mixer will spoil you fast! Easier to use, better sounding, and flawlessly integrated with state-of-the-art software, it delivers the most creative environment possible for both live performance and studio music production.
The 32-channel, 14-aux PreSonus StudioLive 32.4.2AI starts with all the strengths of previous StudioLive models and then pushes the technology to the next level.
StudioLive 32.4.2AI is built with next-generation Active Integration technology that adds unprecedented power for mixing consoles anywhere near this price class. So while the 32.4.2AI looks and feels much like its non-AI counterparts it has with far more computing power, which makes possible some very useful new features.
For starters, you get twice as many internal effects buses and 31-band graphic EQs. They've added six mute groups and user-assignable Quick Scene buttons. You’ll love the ability to create two complete sets of EQ and dynamics settings for a channel or bus and then make quick A/B comparisons at the touch of a button.
A built-in 48x34 FireWire S800 interface is standard equipment but Thunderbolt and Ethernet (Dante) cards are expected by the end of 2013. A dedicated USB 2 port and included Wi-Fi LAN adapter lets you control the mixer wirelessly even without a Mac or Windows PC.
The future is Active Integration
Products that sense each other, interact and work together via wireless and wired communication, feature 32-bit floating-point DSP and seamlessly integrated software, and run on CPUs far more powerful than competitors’ current audio products PreSonus has realized this dream with its new Active Integration technology.
Thanks to Active Integration, the StudioLive 32.4.2AI mixer has 64 times the processing power and an incredible 10,000 times more RAM than the StudioLive 24.4.2. This makes possible the aforementioned extended feature set.
StudioLive 32.4.2AI is the first mixer to employ Active Integration but the technology also is at the heart of the new StudioLive AI-series PA speakers and will be an essential technology in an entire ecosystem of PreSonus products in the future.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Everything you need for recording and producing in one package! You get an audio interface, mic, headphones and software!
The AudioBox Studio provides the basic tools you need for multi-track song production, demos and musical inspirations along with live performances and podcasts.
The AudioBox is the heart of the AudioBox Studio. Perfect for musicians and podcasters, the 2-channel AudioBox USB boasts high-performance microphone preamplifiers and professional-quality, 24-bit converters. Powered by your computer, it's compact, ruggedly built and designed to work perfectly with Studio One recording and production software on your PC or Mac.
Included with the AudioBox and Studio One software is the M7 large-diaphragm condenser mic. Large diaphragm microphones like the M7 tend to “warm up” a sound and are a great choice for recording vocals and for recording instruments when you want a “deep” sound.
PreSonus also includes their high-definition HD7 headphones so you can take advantage of a patented, semi-open sound chamber to deliver exceptionally deep low frequencies with a balanced and yet powerful bass punch.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Chris Hein Horns
The popular Chris Hein Horns series has been repackaged and is even more affordable!
If you need great sounding wind instruments, Chris Hein Horns has always been one of the best options to consider. With some new instruments and phase synchronized samples, the libraries have been repackaged into new, more affordable bundles:
iZotope RX 2 is the most complete audio repair toolkit on the market, enabling you to remove noise, hiss, buzz and hum, eliminate clicks and crackle, restore clipped audio, visually select and suppress unwanted sounds, resynthesize missing audio and much more.