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Friday, April 29, 2011
If you already have Superior Drummer and have been thinking about adding more drums, the SDX are all on sale this month as well.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
The DR-07mkII is a compact digital recorder and records to microSD or microSDHC media, recording in MP3 or WAV (BWF) file format at up to 96kHz/24-bit resolution. Despite the small size, it still includes features found in Tascam’s larger digital recorders, such as a playback speaker, a tuner and Variable-Speed Audition, which changes playback speed without affecting pitch. Looping is also available and you can even overdub or add reverb. It offers 17.5 hours of battery life at 44.1kHz/16-bit, WAV (BWF) recording.
For the price and size, it is an amazing value – especially with all of the extra features that Tascam has included.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
How does Pro Tools 9 compare to Pro Tools MP9? What features are in Pro Tools 9 that aren't in Pro Tools MP 9? Check out the comparison below for details:
Pro Tools Software Comparison
Pro Tools SE
Pro Tools MP 9
Pro Tools 9
Max simultaneous tracks
Max audio record tracks
Max sample rates supported
Max virtual instrument tracks
ASIO / Core Audio / EUCON support
Support for 3rd-party plug-ins
Detailed Software Comparison
Pro Tools System Comparison
Pro Tools SE
(included w/ select M-Audio interfaces)
Pro Tools MP
Pro Tools 9
Pro Tools 9 + CPTK 2
Simultaneous Audio record tracks
Auto Delay Compensation
Support for 3rd party plug-ins
Core Audio / ASIO Support
Advanced Audio Editing
Advanced Video Editing
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
For more details on the UA-1010 Octa-Capture, check out our review from the NAMM show.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The only disadvantage with Pro Tools 9 is the price – and now Avid has released a low cost Pro Tools solution with Pro Tools MP 9. Replacing Pro Tools M-Powered 8, Pro Tools MP 9 has most of the features as the full version of Pro Tools 9, but requires an M-Audio audio interface.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Monday, April 18, 2011
Friday, April 15, 2011
So how is this any different from other vocal mics? First, it includes a button for controlling TC’s popular vocal effects units. Secondly, the effects used by modern vocalists require off-axis noise rejection and frequency response that the majority of dynamic instrument microphones repurposed for singers just can’t deliver.
The MP75 is a great sounding vocal mic that will be useful for any vocalist. It will be especially useful if you use any of TC-Helicon’s USB enabled vocal processors, including VoiceLive 2, VoiceLive Touch, VoiceTone Singles, Harmony-G XT, Create XT and Synth since it gives you one button access to controlling your effects.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
- Class compliant, which means you don’t need to worry about drivers!
- Inexpensive – especially with the current sale price!
- Aluminum construction instead of plastic like most other audio interfaces – this means it can withstand travelling with your laptop!
With switchable phantom power, you can connect dynamic or condenser microphones to the XLR or 1/4" input. Use the Hi-Z connection for a guitar or bass, and connect line level devices through the RCA in/outs on the back. Both the mic and guitar inputs have gain level dials, making it easy to control your levels without having to use your mouse! The adjustable headphone out is perfect for monitoring your mix. The built in hardware reverb makes it easy to add effects without taxing your CPU.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
In addition to the usual vocal harmony and effects, the VoiceLive Touch includes VLOOP for vocal looping of vocals and guitar input. It supports up to 30 seconds of stereo looping and you can create up to 25 separate loops and then use features such as as overdub, undo and multiply. If harmony is more your thing, it offers 8 voices of NaturalPlay harmonies controlled by guitar, MIDI, or USB/Aux input. Of course, all of the usual vocal effects are included to make your vocals shine.
Obviously the engineers who designed the VoiceLive Touch must have used it in performance, since they included a “talk” button that bypasses all effects so you talk with the audience. It also offers 25 favorites settings that allow you to store and recall your customized effects quickly.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Monday, April 11, 2011
Friday, April 8, 2011
- TRAKTOR DUO 2 (entry level price, but still many great features!)
- Traktor Pro 2 (pro version, software only)
- Traktor Scratch Duo 2 (entry level with hardware)
- Traktor Scratch Pro 2 (pro level, with hardware)
Audio 2 DJ so if you've been looking for a small DJ interface, the Audio 2 DJ is a great value while supplies last!
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Monday, April 4, 2011
Friday, April 1, 2011
Often called “GarageBand for Windows” Mixcraft 5 offers multi-track recording, virtual instruments, loops, video support and notation. Check out the video below for more details, then download the demo to try it out yourself!