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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Celesonic US20x20

Celesonic US20x20
Tascam US-20x20
TASCAM’s Celesonic US-20x20 packs 20 channels of analog and digital I/O into a single rackspace with great sounding preamps and USB 3.0/2.0 connectivity. Eight Ultra-HDDA microphone preamps provide 56dB of gain and high headroom to make microphones sound their best. Up to ten channels of digital I/O are included on ADAT and S/PDIF connectors, with word clock also provided for use with external clocks like TASCAM’s CG-1000. MIDI I/O allows use with controllers and synthesizers, and sample rates up to 192kHz/24-bit are supported.

The TASCAM Celesonic US-20x20 is the first USB 3.0 interface to use class-compliant drivers for future-proof use with computers and tablets. A built-in DSP mixer includes parametric EQ and compression on every channel and a stereo reverb send for great-sounding monitor mixes. The DSP mixer can also be used as a live mixer or submixer with computer control. The US-20x20 has three operation modes – audio interface, digital mixer, and 8-channel digital mic preamp –for maximum flexibility.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Traktor Kontrol S5

Traktor Kontrol S5
Traktor Kontrol S5
TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 is the 4-deck all-in-one DJ controller built to feel familiar right from the start. Time-tested features fuse with innovative high-res displays and touch-sensitive controls to channel your creativity. And with essential Stems control, experience modern DJing in a compact, rock-solid system.
Get the crowd in motion from your first set with TRAKTOR KONTROL S5. The fusion of core TRAKTOR technology and the S5’s advanced touch-and-see workflow creates a brand new, yet familiar mixing experience – total TRAKTOR control designed for the modern DJ.

The robust touch-sensitive knobs control TRAKTOR software on two vivid high-res displays – so you stay focused on the mix. And LED-guided touch strips provide precise, natural-feeling pitch bend control to make you feel right in your element.

TRAKTOR KONTROL S5 features creative tools that empower your unique style when playing tracks. Slice, rearrange, and beatjump in perfect time with Hotcue, Flux, or Freeze modes using the 16 color-coded pads.

And for detailed remixing on-the-fly, explore the power of Remix Decks. Deconstruct and reconstruct your tracks at will using the performance pads, and create your signature sound.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Canada Only: Presonus Sale

Presonus 16.0.2 & AudioBox Music Creation Suite on Sale

  • The Presonus StudioLive 16.0.2 is on sale for $1199.  The StudioLive series is both a digital mixer and an audio interface, complete with software and even an app for controlling the mixer from your iPad. 
  • If you aren't ready to invest $1200 in a recording solution, the AudioBox Music Creation Suite might be a good option to consider - it is only $349 and includes everything: a USB audio interface, recording software, notation software, a keyboard, headphones, and a mic!  They even include a powered USB hub and cables and mounts.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Jamstik+ SmartGuitar

Jamstik+ SmartGuitar
The Jamstik+ is a BluetoothSmart enabled digital guitar with real strings and real frets. It works with your iPad®, iPhone® or Mac® and a multitude of music apps, including an interactive guitar lessons app series, so anyone from beginners to pros can just play. The Jamstik+ is hands-down the easiest and most fun way to learn guitar.

  • Worlds first digital SmartGuitar with wireless connectivity to iPhone®, iPad® & Mac®.
  • A finger sensing fretboard that shows you how to play chords.
  • Included interactive teaching apps that make learning fun.
  • Perfect portable size for travel, fits in any bag, briefcase, or carry-on.
  • Versatile and Accurate MIDI controller that can play any sound.
The "Smart" Guitar for Your Mobile Lifestyle
  • Take it on the road. Use it or lose it.. keep your skills up, and the luggage down.
  • Convenient Size. Jamstik is just over 16 inches and less than 2 pounds. How did we make it so small? By removing the frustration. 
  • Expand your sonic territory. The jamstik takes you to musical destinations your old guitar can’t go.
  • No tuning or intonation adjustments needed. The jamstik is always “in tune."
  • Versatility. Play your iPad, iPhone, or Mac as a real musical instrument with real strings and real frets.
  • Portability. The jamstik easily fits backpacks, carry-ons and gig bags.
  • Wireless. Play wherever you want.

Looking for a stand alone MIDI guitar that doesn't need an app and looks like a guitar?  Check out the You Rock Guitar.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Canada Only: Open Box Clearance

Open Box Clearance

While supplies last, we have clearance prices on select Open Box products.  These are brand new products, with full manufacturer warranty, but have been opened and the packaging may have a tear or rip in it.  I tested the Studiophile AV42 Monitors myself, and was reluctant to give it up for the sale as they sound awesome as desktop speakers!  We also have a few other clearance items available that you might want to check out.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

MIDI Thru 4 / Filter

MIDI Thru 4 / Filter
MIDI Thru 4 / Filter 
With the MIDI THRU 4/FILTER box, you can easily connect up to 4 MIDI expanders or MIDI devices to one keyboard!  You can connect up to 4 MIDI keyboards or MIDI hardware to one master keyboard.  The MIDI THRU 4/FILTER box works like a MIDI THRU box: it sends the incoming MIDI signal to all 4 MIDI THRU ports.

Additionally, you can filter multiple MIDI controllers, SysEx data, transpose keys or map the incoming MIDI channel to each MIDI channel you want.  The Miditech MIDI THRU 4/FILTER box is MIDI powered.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Toontrack Sale!

ToonTrack Promo: Free EZX with EZ Drummer, SDX & EZX on Sale, Superior Drummer On Sale!

ToonTrack has some great specials on until the end of December:

Friday, November 13, 2015

IK Multimedia Rig Special

IK Multimedia Rig Special

Ready to do some recording with your Android device, iPad or iPhone?  IK Multimedia's popular iRig series is on sale until the end of November:

  • iRig UA - guitar effects processor and interface for Android devices
  • iRig HD-A - easily record your guitar on your Android device
  • iRig Mic Cast - record high-quality podcasts with no background noise
  • iRig Voice - works with iPhones, iPads and Android devices - makes recording fun & easy!
  • iRig Mic - for your iPad or iPhone
  • iRig Mic Studio - awesome mic that works on everything!  iPhone, iPad, Mac, PC or Android - just plug it in and start recording!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

MPD218, MPD226 and MPD232

MPD218, MPD226 and MPD232

Choose Your Weapon: Building on the success of the original, the feature-packed MPD2 Series gives you amazing creative musical ammo with Thick Fat backlit MPC pads, improved controls and new bundled software.

The MPD2 Series is a product of over six years of detailed customer research and user feedback. We asked what you wanted and we listened closely. We took what you told us and turned it into the most capable and user-friendly line of pad controllers Akai Professional has developed to date.  The series includes:

  • MPD232:
    • 64-part, 32-step sequencer to control pad events
    • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
    • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
    • 8 assignable faders, 8 assignable Q-Link knobs, 8 assignable Q-Link buttons
    • 72 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • MPD226:
    • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
    • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
    • 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable Q-Link knobs, 4 assignable Q-Link buttons
    • 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • MPD218:
    • 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC pads
    • 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
    • 18 assignable 360-dgree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

iConnect Audio4+

iConnect Audio4+

iConnect Audio4+Plug everything into one interface – your computers and iOS devices, high-res audio, MIDI, USB, 5-pin MIDI, mics, instruments, speakers, headphones…the iConnectAUDIO4+ integrates it all seamlessly. And it sounds amazing. 

From iConnectivity comes the world’s first audio and MIDI interface to support multiple iOS/PC/Mac computers at the same time. Make your iPad a touch-controlled plug-in in your DAW. Send dozens of MIDI and digital audio channels back and forth between two computers. Or run and record your entire studio from your iOS/PC/Mac by itself. It all becomes one integrated music machine.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

APC Mini & APC Key 25

APC Mini & APC Key 25
APC Mini - APC Minidexterous, versatile, and powerful, the only thing “mini” about this Ableton controller is the size. APC mini is the most portable all-in-one Ableton controller solution with Akai Pro build quality. Engineered specifically for the mobile musician and the desktop producer, APC mini concentrates the essential features of the APC40 mkII, Akai Pro’s flagship Ableton controller, into a compact design that fits in your backpack. The result is a dynamic instrument that empowers you to make music with Ableton Live—anywhere.

APC Key 25 - APC Key 25designed for the performing musician or the conventional composer, APC Key 25 is the first Ableton Live controller from Akai Professional that is equipped with a high-performance keyboard. Uniting the power of a clip-launching panel with a keyboard interface, APC Key 25 couples real-time control of Ableton Live with traditional composition tools: create melodies, compose bass lines, and play chords with 25 synth-action mini keys. Plus, dedicated buttons for Octave Up, Octave Down, and Sustain expand the expressive capabilities of the keyboard, enabling you to tap into the full melodic range and perform with classic piano-style sustain.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Pro Tools S3

Pro Tools S3
Pro Tools | S3 is a compact, EUCON-enabled, ergonomic desktop control surface that offers a streamlined yet versatile mixing solution for the modern sound engineer. Like S6, S3 delivers intelligent control over every aspect of Pro Tools and other DAWs, but at a more affordable price. While its small form factor makes it ideal for space-confined or on-the-go music and post mixing, it packs enormous power and accelerated mixing efficiency for faster turnarounds, making it the perfect fit everywhere, from project studios to the largest, most demanding facilities.

Experience the deep and versatile DAW control that only Avid can deliver. With its intelligent, ergonomic design and full EUCON support, S3 puts tightly integrated recording, editing, and mixing control at your fingertips, enabling you to work smarter and faster—with your choice of DAWs—to expand your mixing capabilities and job opportunities. And because S3 is application-aware, you can switch between different DAW sessions in seconds. Plus, its compact footprint fits easily into any space, giving you full reign of the “sweet spot.”