KORG USA introduces the new KRONOS, the most powerful version of its flagship keyboard Music Workstation to date; it was announced by James Sajeva, Brand Manager for Korg products at KORG USA. “The new Kronos features the unrivaled 9-engine structure from previous versions, with numerous improvements to both sound capability and overall functionality. Truly, this […]
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KORG USA Introduces the volca sample, the next entry in the company’s acclaimed series of volca products. “volca sample starts with the fun and easy-to-use workflow and layout of the original true-analog trio of volca products, and shifts to internal and user-importable samples for music creation,” says James Sajeva, Brand Manager for Korg products. “volca […]
KORG’s popular LP-380 digital piano with its refined sound and weighted keys, is now joined by a 73 key model, it was announced today. The new model is even more compact, occupying 22 cm less horizontally than the 88 key model, and has the same 73 key range as classic electric pianos. With the same […]
KORG USA, a leading global manufacturer of electronic musical equipment and accessories and a forerunner in mobile musical apps, announces the Module for iPad, a high quality mobile sound module that offers a new style of performance and production. Ideal for performance and music production and integrating iOS technology, the KORG Module is a high-quality […]
Music software and hardware company Arturia today announced the appointment of former Focusrite-Novation Director, U.S. Sales Ralph Goldheim to the newly-created position of President, U.S. Operations as part of its ongoing expansion strategy as of November 12, 2014. In recent years Arturia has experienced unprecedented growth, rising through the company ranks to become a seriously […]
Waldorf’s new small footprint string synthesizer, which was previewed at the Musicmesse 2014 in Germany, is now available and shipping to music instrument retailers. According to Waldorf, “the Streichfett String Synthesizer is successfully bringing back to life the extinct string synthesizer sounds of yesteryear with a modern-day musical twist.” From the news announcement: Back in […]
MuseWire: High-end studio processor manufacturer elysia is proud to announce availability of the xfilter 500, a true stereo EQ in 500 series format. The entire audio path of the xfilter 500 consists of 100% Class-A circuitry, resulting in an exceptionally open ‘boutique’ sound with impeccable transient projection and solid punch. These sensational sonic characteristics combine […]
MuseWire: Focusrite is pleased to announce the introduction of two new members of its Scarlett range of USB 2.0 audio interfaces: the Scarlett 18i8 (18 in, 8 out) and Scarlett 6i6 (6-in, 6-out). Both feature award-winning Focusrite mic pres, designed specifically for Focusrite’s computer music interfaces, and Focusrite’s renowned precision 24bit/96KHz conversion for maximum transparency. […]
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) – The spotlight moves on to the next guitarist in the runaway success TonePrint series – and lands on Gary Lucas. Gary is a Grammy(R) -nominated songwriter, composer for film and television, and an international recording artist with over twenty solo albums to date. His TonePrints for Hall Of Fame reverb, Flashback […]
Audinate and Innovative Electronic Designs Announce Licensing Agreement for Dante digital-media networking technology
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – Audinate is pleased to announce that Innovative Electronic Designs, LLC has licensed Audinate’s Dante digital-media networking technology and will incorporate Dante into several exciting new products. Audinate’s patented Dante solution is a media networking solution suite designed to transport many channels of high-resolution, uncompressed, low-latency digital media over relatively long distances […]
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (MuseWire) — Today, Haken Audio announced a new firmware version for the Continuum Fingerboard, version 5.50. Among the updates, the number of “carefully crafted internal preset sounds” for the EagenMatrix has been increased by 16. Included in these new sounds are designs using the new timbre elements available in the GrainSilo.
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – Today, Audinate shared the news that they have updated their Dante Virtual Soundcard software for Windows, with version 3.2.0. According to the company announcement, “The Dante Virtual Soundcard allows your PC or Mac to connect your favorite audio application directly to a Dante audio network. Dante Virtual Soundcard uses the standard […]
MuseWire NEWS: Today, Akai Pro has announced updated MPC Software with a “completely redesigned plugin architecture,” now with support for multi-timbral VST and AU plugins, and access to the same plugin across multiple sequences. Also notable is the SP1200 Ring, offering an all-new “Vintage Mode” with a classic SP1200 trick to give you raw 12-bit […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – Today, Audinate, the creators of Dante™ media networking solutions, have announced a special promotion for their popular Dante Virtual Soundcard software. The single seat license normally sells for $149.99 is now discounted 80% and can be purchased for $29.99 for a limited time. The Dante Virtual Soundcard allows a PC/Mac to […]
RISSKOV, Denmark (MuseWire) – TC Electronic is announcing the immediate availability of two brand-new TonePrints made in close collaboration with Guitar World legend Paul Riario. Paul’s two TonePrints are available free of charge via www.tcelectronic.com/paul-riario or through the free TonePrint app for iOS and Android. Paul spent some time at TC HQ towards the end […]
Stewart Audio announces technology licensing agreement with Audinate PTY, LTD for compact Networked Amplifiers
SILICON VALLEY, Calif. (MuseWire) – Stewart Audio, an innovator in small, compact Networked Amplifiers is pleased to announce a technology licensing agreement with Audinate PTY, LTD the inventors of Dante™ the award winning, digital media networking solution. Stewart Audio will be one of the first licensees to offer a Dante Ultimo™ solution in their line […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – Audinate is proud to announce the newest member of the Dante product family: Ultimo. Ultimo is a complete, fully-featured, ready-to-use Dante interface for networked audio products, integrated into a single 13 x 13mm chip. By providing an integrated, cost-effective networked audio solution over a 100Mbps Ethernet interface, Ultimo extends the benefits […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (MuseWire) – PreSonus has announced that the company has licensed Audinate’s Dante digital-media networking technology and will incorporate Dante into optional networking cards for several of its new products. Audinate’s patented Dante solution is a combination of software, hardware, and standard TCP/IP protocols designed to transport many channels of high-resolution, uncompressed, low-latency […]
VICTORIA, B.C. (MuseWire) – Vocal processing expert TC-Helicon and audio specialist Sennheiser today unveiled their partnership in the field of vocal effects microphones. Combining their extensive expertise in creating tools for vocalists and microphone technology, the two companies have been working on joint research projects since 2011, and will launch a joint product at NAMM […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. /MuseWire/ — Extron Electronics is pleased to introduce three new DMP 128 Digital Matrix Processors with Dante network connectivity from Audinate. The DMP 128 is a 12×8 audio mixer featuring Extron ProDSP™, automixing, I/O expansion capabilities, and available AEC – acoustic echo cancellation. The three new DMP 128 AT models provide efficient scalability […]
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (MuseWire) — Leading Audio Video Bridging platform provider Lab X Technologies announces the launch of Xavity™ AVB connectivity. Xavity (pronounced “zav-i-tee”) provides turnkey AVB platforms for an expanding list of silicon devices for use in AVB-enabled audio, video, and switching products.
RISSKOV, Denmark (MuseWire) – TC Electronic this week announced their new Ditto Looper, a looper “that has been made by guitarists specifically for guitarists.” Ditto Looper is the first looper to combine fun, simplicity and great sound quality with a feature-set and functionalities designed for guitarists. What puts Ditto Looper miles ahead of the looper […]
MuseWire NEWS: Liine has announced new features for Lemur on iOS, including In-App Editor and new Skins. Update available now on iTunes. Legendary multi-touch controller Lemur’s templates now editable directly from your iPad, + new skins, + LiveControl 2, free download in early 2013. In-App Editor: Lemur has evolved. Now you can design your templates […]
AUSTIN, Texas (MuseWire) — Music Computing, the makers of the StudioBLADE line of all-in-one music keyboard production stations announced today the Gen3 versions, which represents another leap in performance and value. The StudioBLADE Gen3 is all-in-one music production command and control center, which allow users to compose; record, mix, and master songs that are ready for radio or direct Internet distribution.
Haken Audio updates Continuum Fingerboard hands-on electronic instrument and MIDI controller to 5.30
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (MuseWire) — Haken Audio has announced the latest update for their Continuum Fingerboard hands-on electronic instrument and MIDI controller. The number of carefully crafted internal preset sounds has dramatically increased from 18 to 66. Included in these new sounds are designs using non-linear feedback filtering for wind physical models, granular sounds based on predefined timbre data, and sounds which take advantage of the other new design options available in 5.30.
New Doepfer Dark Energy II Analog Synthesizer announced with ‘completely different filter type’ from original
GRAEFELFING, Germany (MuseWire) – Audio hardware developer Doepfer has announced availability of its new Dark Energy II Analog Synthesizer, a redesigned version of the original Dark Energy, a standalone monophonic analogue synthesizer with built-in USB/MIDI interfacing and CV connectivity released to much critical acclaim in 2010. So why the need to redesign something so successful […]
Shizuoka, Japan (MuseWire) – Today, Yamaha and Steinberg have joined forces to create an advanced production system – NUAGE – that empowers professionals in the television, advertising, film, and media industries with unprecedented capabilities and efficiency. Yamaha hardware integrates seamlessly with Steinberg software in a cohesive platform that ushers in a new era of post-production […]
SURRY HILLS, NSW (MuseWire) – Australian audio equipment manufacturer RØDE Microphones has announced a new addition to its line of broadcast and AV products, the Reporter. Designed for handheld interview and presentation applications, the Reporter features an omnidirectional dynamic capsule that is designed to allow the user freedom of use, without the technique related issues […]
LONDON, U.K. (MuseWire) – MIDI utilities specialist Kenton is proud to announce availability of its new SYNC-5 Active DIN Sync Splitter. As implied by name, the SYNC-5 Active DIN Sync Splitter has one DIN Sync input and five DIN Sync output ports to enable users to easily connect several DIN Sync devices to one DIN […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – This past week, Roland announced the new TD-4KP V-Drums Portable, a compact, easy-to-transport electronic drum set with a unique and innovative folding design. This new set offers players the industry leading V-Drums sound and performance with maximum mobility and ultra-quick setup time. The TD-4KP features a kick pad, a snare […]