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Thursday, February 27, 2014

TheGigEasy Universal Tablet Mic Stand Mount

TheGigEasy Universal Tablet Mic Stand Mount
Universal Mic Stand MountTheGigEasy's new Universal Tablet Mic Stand Mount fits all tablets – with or without a case

Made in the USA, this universal mount by TheGigEasy will attach ANY tabletin ANY case… to a microphone stand. It has two arms that can hold anything from a Smartphone to a Kindle HD to an iPad Air to a Microsoft Surface Pro 2. A set of thumbs and fingers at the end of each arm can easily grasp virtually any tablet…even in a case such as an Otterbox or a Griffin Survivor.    

To mount a tablet or smartphone, squeeze the fingers of the bottom arm. Insert your tablet or smartphone by its edge. Then open the mount arms until you can squeeze the other arm’s fingers around the opposite edge. Secure the mount grip by tightening the side screws. The mount makes it easy to rotate your tablet or smartphone 360 degrees, with locking positions in portrait and landscape mode using the same 90 auto-lock technology as our other mounts. The mount also features a self-tightening pivot hinge that keeps your tablet or smartphone easily locked at any angle. The mount fits onto any standard microphone stand or thread and can be locked into a flat position, making it easy to carry with you.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stealth Wireless System for Active LoudSpeakers

Stealth Wireless System for Active LoudSpeakers
StealthThe easy-to-use Stealth Wireless system from Alto Professional replaces hundreds of feet of audio cable with a reliable wireless connection for only $399. Compatible with all active loudspeakers, as well as traditional passive speaker/amplifier setups, this expandable two-channel system delivers interference-free sound.
Stereo Wireless System for Active Loudspeakers
- Add wireless audio connectivity to any active loudspeaker
- Enjoy faster setups and teardowns
- Eliminate complex cable runs
- Dual-channel transmitter (x1) with two XLR+1/4
- Single-channel receivers (x2) with one XLR output (per unit)
- Replaces up to 200' of console-to-system cabling
- No compromise in audio quality
- Reliable UHF band; 16 selectable channels
- Adjustable squelch eliminates interference
- Receiver: (1) XLR output (per receiver)

The easy-to-use Stealth Wireless system from Alto Professional replaces hundreds of feet of audio cable with a reliable wireless connection. Compatible with all active loudspeakers, as well as traditional passive speaker/amplifier setups, this expandable two-channel system delivers interference-free sound.

Save Time. Save Money.
Enjoy faster setups, quicker teardowns, and eliminate complicated or unsightly cable runs, regardless of the venue. The Stealth Wireless system quickly creates a robust, invisible connection from the output of your mixer or DJ controller to the inputs of your active loudspeakers. There’s no need to snake, secure, or hide any cabling during set up. After the show, simply disconnect the system and be on your way no more tedious cable coiling at the end of the night.

Everything You Need
This complete, ready-to-use system contains a stereo (2-channel) transmitter, plus two single-channel receivers. The transmitter is equipped with XLR+1/4" combo inputs to accommodate nearly any type of mixer or other audio source. Each receiver provides a single XLR output. Two XLR cables are included. The Stealth Wireless also includes an assortment of mounting hardware, used to secure the receivers in place.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

MPC Element

MPC ElementThe essential instrument for computer-based music production, MPC Element brings powerful music-making capability to your computer in a slimline design that's made to produce - all for only $149!

With the MPC Element you get cutting-edge features, including MPC Note Repeat and Swing, along with the all-new MPC Essentials software.

With the included 1GB sound library, MPC Essentials empowers you with the essential sounds of modern music production, and you can easily import your own sound samples. MPC Essentials can operate standalone and can also work seamlessly with your current DAW as a plugin. MPC Element comes with everything you need to make music right away, and, because it operates via standard MIDI, you can also use MPC Element to control MIDI music software you already have. An 1/8-inch MIDI input and an 1/8-inch MIDI output are both onboard and 1/8-inch to 5-pin MIDI cables are included.  

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Audya 4

Audya 4The Audya 4 is a powerful audio multiplayer, a high quality sound engine with unique automatic accompaniment features. The rich set of interfaces includes a versatile video support, configurable audio connections and three USB ports to connect to computers and other multimedia devices.    

The AUDYA 4 brings a unique and powerful Arranger Section with over 560 Styles and 370 Audio Drum sequences plus Percussions (Live Drums).

Why re-invent the wheel when KETRON has already provided you with tons of style parts, which users can also use to create their own arrangements within the PATTERN section? If creativity from scratch is required, you may also use your own sequences too.

The Pianist and Bassist functions bring about sophisticated control with complete harmonization and Manual Bass leads played.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Maschine Studio

Maschine StudioMASCHINE STUDIO is the flagship music production system from Native Instruments for tactile, creative beatmaking with an acclaimed sound library.  

Create and perform rhythms, harmonies, and melodies faster than you ever thought possible. MASCHINE STUDIO’s workflow keeps you laser-focused on the quest for the perfect groove. Its pattern-based sequencer and high-performance sampler, exemplary drum synths, incredible suite of creative effects and pro instruments, and acclaimed sound library deliver ultimate production power.

MASCHINE STUDIO’s impressive hardware delivers full tactile workflow.

MASCHINE STUDIO is the ultimate groove production system, combining software and hardware in perfect harmony. Get absolute, hands-on control of every aspect of all-new MASCHINE 2.0 software without having to resort to hardware shortcuts or use a mouse. See everything you do on two gorgeous, hi-res color displays.

And because software can be easily updated, MASCHINE 2.0 will always keep you on the cutting edge of technology, pushing your creativity further than you ever thought possible.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Steve Wilson's GhostWriter

Steve Wilson's GhostWriterOne of the most eclectic and prolific artists in rock music, Steven Wilson has been writing, recording, and producing music continuously since the early nineties.  Steve Wilson's Ghostwriter virtual instrument presents many of Steven's most innovative sounds, as well as a selection of especially created instruments and some replications of instantly recognizable classic sounds originally created by other legendary producers and engineers.

WHY GHOSTWRITER?   In music, a Ghostwriter is a composer who writes musical pieces or makes other contributions that are officially credited to another person. The concept of Ghostwriting (or "ghosting") goes back centuries, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a well known composer paid to ghostwrite music for wealthy patrons. The practice is controversial as typically the Ghostwriter is not credited, but it's widely practiced in our industry, particularly in the creation of film and television soundtracks. We feel it is an appropriate name for this project as Steven will be bringing his vast sound design and production experience to your music, but will probably never meet you, and as such is your Ghostwriter.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

LaunchPad Series

LaunchPad MiniThe LaunchKey Mini and LaunchPad Mini are the latest members of Novation's popular LaunchPad series. At around $100 each, they are a great value!

The LaunchPad Mini is the compact version of the celebrated Novation Launchpad S performance controller. Designed for the iPad generation, Launchpad Mini features 64 three colour launch pads that let you play loops, sounds, effects and more to produce and perform music immediately with your iPad and your Windows or Mac.

The LaunchKey Mini is an exciting compact mini-key instrument/controller featuring 16 velocity sensitive, three colour illuminated launch pads, use them to launch loops, sounds, effects, transport controls, and more.  
The Launchkey Mini also features a 25-note keyboard, eight assignable rotary controls, seven function buttons, and a further two performance buttons. Compact and portable, Launchkey Mini is great for producing and performing at home or on stage.

Also consider the GarageKey Groove for even more options!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Logitech In Ear Headphones

UE 900 In Ear HeadphonesCrafted and tuned by same engineers who build Logitech's pro earphones for recording artists and sound engineers, the Logitech UE 900s feature a unique quad-armature design two for the low end, one for the mid-range, and one for high frequencies. The result is nothing short of a revelation in music listening a wide, front-row-center soundstage, take-your-breath-away depth and clarity, piano-like timbre, and just the right amount of color on the bass and treble for $399.   

The Logitech UE 900s come with two detachable, braided cables. The mic and on-cord controls let you answer calls with just one touch, change tracks and adjust volume all without touching your iPhone or iPod. A second standard cable is included for those who need to listen to music and nothing else.

When it comes to noise isolation and great sound, fit matters. So, for maximum comfort and up to 26 dBs of noise isolation, the Logitech UE 900s come with eight pairs of specially designed ear cushions. Choose from five sizes of silicon cushions and three sizes of Comply foam cushions, each designed with a large-bore opening to ensure the sound is delivered cleanly. Because nothing should come between you and the music you live for.

Free EZX and SDX with purchase of EZ Drummer or Superior Drummer

Purchase EZ Drummer before the end of February and receive a free EZX Expansion of your choice.  Please enter in the comments of your order which EZX you wish to receive.

Purchase Superior Drummer before the end of February and receive a free SDX Expansion of your choice.  Please enter in the comments of your order which SDX you wish to receive.

Buy Eris E5 or E8 Studio Monitors and receive Studio One Artist Free!

Get Studio One Artist free from Presonus when you purchase and register Eris E5 or E8 Monitors before March 31.