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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

EZKeys - piano player, songwriting partner and arranging!

EZkeys is a revolutionary plugin and stand alone instrument that combines a world-class piano player, songwriting partner, arranger and a meticulously sampled grand piano - all in one package. Developed with Toontrack Music's forward thinking approach to music composition, EZkeys delivers breathtakingly rich tonal qualities and allows the user unlimited creativity through its groundbreaking functionality. 

Songwriting & MIDI
EZkeys comes with an extensive MIDI library performed by a professional session pianist. Played with increasing complexity in full eight bar song sections and covering all major genres such as Rock, Pop, Country, Gospel, Blues and Funk, this library is not only a creative boost, it’s an untapped source of inspiration for your yet unwritten songs. Drag, drop and lay down the foundation to a track in no time! 

Smart transpose functionality
When you drag and drop MIDI in the timeline of the song browser, EZkeys will immediately analyze and separate all chords. If you click any of the blocks, an intuitive chord circle will open. This allows you to transpose or alter any chord or full song on the fly. This works just as well with the included MIDI as any user imported files. 

Timeless sound EZkeys comes with a mint condition Steinway and Sons model D grand piano, sampled to perfection in a world-class recording studio using only the best of the best in vintage and modern recording gear. The model D grand piano is the undisputed industry standard among performers and producers worldwide and has over the past century and half had an overwhelming amount of musical history and heritage created on it.

The sounds were mixed to sit perfectly in a production environment without any additional tweaking. There is also a selection of ready-made and user controllable presets available, making your sound options seem almost endless. 

Friday, July 27, 2012

Samplitude Pro X and Samplitude Pro X Suite Crossgrade on Sale!

Until August 5th you can get Samplitude Pro X for only $249 by purchasing the Samplitude Pro X Crossgrade.

Samplitude Pro X Suite is only $499 when you purchase the crossgrade.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

SE MUNRO EGG 150 MONITORING SYSTEM

The sE Munro Egg 150 Monitoring System is the first in a series of sE Munro 'Active Integrated Monitoring Systems' designed by Andy Munro, James Ishmaev-Young and Siwei Zou.

The sE Munro Egg incorporates a fundamental rethink of the loudspeaker engineering process. The traditional wooden box has been replaced by a scientifically proven, curved enclosure that virtually eliminates diffraction and resonant effects that distort and smear the original sound.

The result is a stunning clarity that brings the smallest details into focus and yet delivers the entire mix as a coherent whole.

The system is complete, with a free standing control unit that delivers a perfect bi-amplified power match to the egg drive units, source select inputs, active analogue crossovers, LF and HF trim pot equalisation for room and location set-up compensation and a mid-band control to emulate the mid-range response of both Hi-Fi and NS10 type speakers.

Above all, the sE Munro Egg 150 Monitoring System is designed to deliver the highest quality sound with the absolute minimum of coloration. In one word - Truth.

The result is a breath-taking transparency that within seconds of listening reveals a much more defined and open mix, in which the whole balance simply ‘feels’ more complete. Of course certain aspects of some recordings may be shown up to be distorted or not as the engineer intended, but that is the truth, unobscured by colouration. A monitor that flatters to deceive has no place in a professional recording studio and there is no argument for using poor quality speakers to match inferior playback media.

Well recorded material, translates to any medium, but the opposite is absolutely not true… if your monitors put a fake ‘sheen’ on everything, how will you ever know what your material sounds like on an honest system..? You may be embarrassed!

There is also a good argument for a fully analogue monitor. The bandwidth and dynamics of a true analogue system will show up the character of the digital system preceding it. It also removes issues with bit rate conversion and other compatibility matters.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

GuitarFace II USB Audio Interface Video Overview

One of our best values, the GuitarFace II is a super affordable and easy to use USB audio interface.  We now have a video explaining that it is for more than just guitars!


Thursday, July 19, 2012

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

iPface 1/4" iPhone, iPad, iPod connector video overview

Want to connect a guitar to your iPad, iPhone or iPad?  Looking for more details on how the iPface?  Check out our new video:


Monday, July 9, 2012

33% off Addictive Drums

Get Addictive Drums for 33% off the regular price until the end of July. 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.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Free shipping on orders over $149 in Canada!

For a limited time we are now offering free shipping on most orders over $149 in Canada (instead of the usual $199.)

Unlike many of our competitors, we include insurance in our free shipping so you don't have to worry.  (Really, it is true!  Some of our competitors make you pay extra for insurance, and if you don't and the carrier loses your shipment, you are out of luck!  I've seen enough packages to go missing to know that you really should get insurance so we include it - no extra charge.)



Tuesday, July 3, 2012