Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) – Long-time TC guitar effects user John Petrucci has joined forces with TC, taking their collaboration to a whole new level. John Petrucci was one of the first artists to join TC’s revolutionary TonePrint concept. In total, John created 5 personal TonePrints in early 2011 – two for Corona Chorus, two for […]
Gear and Equipment
Music and recording industry gear, equipment, tools, and software.
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – Waldorf has announced a new digital-analog MIDI synth module, the PULSE 2. Available Summer 2012, the Pulse 2 features three analog oscillators in combination with a true analog cascading filter. The promo from Waldorf reads like so: “Sometimes they do come back, and this time, it’s with even more brute-strength power […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Roland is proud to introduce the CM-220 and CM-110 CUBE Monitors, two portable 2.1 speaker systems for playing, practicing, and recording musicians. Outfitted with two satellite speakers, a subwoofer, and multiple stereo inputs for electronic musical instruments and other devices, the versatile CM-220 and CM-110 systems are perfect for practice […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Roland is pleased to announce the new PK-6 Dynamic Pedalboard, an impressive MIDI controller that puts the excitement and versatility of live bass performance with full MIDI control within reach of any musician. The new PK-6 MIDI Pedal controller is the successor to the popular PK-5A, and preserves many of […]
Roland Announces RP301R Digital Piano with SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine and Ivory Feel-G keyboard
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Roland is pleased to introduce the RP301R Digital Piano, an attractive, fun, and affordable instrument that will please players of all levels. Featuring the SuperNATURAL Piano sound engine, Ivory Feel-G keyboard, and built-in rhythm accompaniments, the RP301R is perfect for beginning piano students, families, and anyone that wants to have […]
ROLAND announces TD-30KV and TD-30K V-PRO Series V-DRUMS, with SuperNATURAL sounds and Behavior Modeling technology
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Roland is pleased to announce the TD-30KV and TD-30K V-Pro Series V-Drums, the new flagship kits in its industry-leading lineup of V-Drums electronic percussion. Featuring SuperNATURAL sounds with Behavior Modeling technology, improved V-Hi-Hat® and V-Pads™, and many more enhancements, the TD-30KV and TD-30K kits offer serious players the ultimate V-Drums […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – BOSS is pleased to announce the TU-10 Clip-On Chromatic Tuner for guitars and basses, the first of its type available from the industry leader in electronic tuners. A number of unique and useful features, along with legendary BOSS accuracy and reliability, make the TU-10 a true standout among clip-on style […]
MUSIC GEAR: Roland and Fender are proud to introduce the VG Stratocaster G-5, an amazingly versatile electronic guitar that fuses traditional design with the latest in digital music technology. Combining Roland’s revolutionary COSM modeling with Fender’s classic Stratocaster guitar, the VG Stratocaster G-5 gives players instant alternate tunings, a wide selection of electric, acoustic and 12-string guitar models, and more—all easily accessible with standard controls on the front.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) – Roland, the premier manufacturer of quality organs for home, church, and stage, is pleased to announce the most recent addition to their MUSIC ATELIER family. The AT-900 ‘Platinum Edition’ boasts a newly-designed cabinet, expanded voice palette and features including SuperNATURAL sounds, improved user interface, and Roland’s latest arranger technology – […]
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) — Now available for Android OS devices, the new app compiles all TonePrints for TC Electronic’s TonePrint enabled guitar pedals in one place and allows users to ‘beam’ new TonePrints to their pedals in a matter of seconds. The idea behind the technology is as simple as it is ingenious: Each TonePrint has been converted to a unique-sounding magnetic impulse that can be beamed via the phone’s internal speaker, through the pickup of a guitar and directly to a TonePrint pedal.
Seoul, South Korea (MuseWire) — DEELEEBOB Music Products, is exhibiting for the first time at Winter NAMM 2012, Booth #3496 – The Effect Rack. This new product provides benefits musicians / technicians and music enthusiasts. The bracket device allows for safe carriage and easy access to a variety of devices normally placed hap-hazard on top, or beside an amplifier.
Akai announces next generation MPC-Style Drum Controller and Software, the MPC Renaissance and iPad app
Music Industry Newswire NEWS: Just in time for the 2012 January NAMM show, Akai Professional has announced a new line of MPC-branded music gear, starting with the gorgeous ‘MPC Renaissance’ which looks like the Borg step-child of a MPD MIDI controller and the MPC-5000, but better. The Music Production Controller claims to fuse ‘legendary MPC production with the power of your computer’ with a Vintage Mode changing the sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 (8 to 16-bit sound), with 16 backlit MPC pads, 16 Q-Link controls, and adjustable backlit LCD screen.
NEW GEAR: Inventor and iOS app developer Alex Smith of Alkex Instruments is back with his latest foray into MIDI controllers, with his ‘Ball Beats’ MIDI step sequencer product. Unlike his somewhat failed stab at creating a wood and knobs controller for virtual instruments earlier this year, this new product looks polished, and has a boutique coolness…
MODENA, Italy (MuseWire) — The new Stealth CS series of mobile audio interfaces combines powerful audio interfaces with the revolutionary AmpliTube Custom Shop software. The Stealth CS series of interfaces includes the StealthPlug CS and the StealthPedal CS.
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) — P2 Stays Ahead of the Curve – TC Electronic Releases Free Software Update for P2 Level Pilot. TC’s P2 5-band loudness controller and limiter becomes fully compliant with ITU BS.1770-2, EBU R128, ATSC A/85 and TR-B32.
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) — Audinate announced today that Inter-M, South Korea’s largest PA and installed sound manufacturer, has agreed to collaborate to produce a line of products that will feature Dante, Audinate’s patented media networking technology.
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) – The new iPhone app compiles all TonePrints for TC Electronic’s TonePrint enabled guitar pedals in one place and allows users to “beam” new TonePrints to their pedals in a matter of seconds. The idea behind the technology is as simple as it is ingenious: Each TonePrint has been converted to a […]
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) – From classic power metal over ultra-tight thrash riffs to a complete riot of unleashed power, this pedal is the ultimate one-stop station for all things heavy! TC Electronic’s Rottweiler Distortion goes the extra mile and delivers an unparalleled sound that will inspire any hard rock and metal guitarist to be shredding […]
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (MuseWire) – The Rack Gizmo is the new flagship switching product of the RJM Music line. For years now, professional and amateur players alike have been relying on RJM Music Technology effect switching systems to be the core of their guitar rigs, helping them integrate all of their effects and amps into […]
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – Native Instruments has just launched a special offer for its acclaimed MASCHINE groove production systems. From October 27th to December 31st, every new purchase of the regular MASCHINE version will include two MASCHINE Expansions of choice as a free download, while new owners of the compact MASCHINE MIKRO can select one […]
Sydney, Australia (MuseWire) – To commemorate the Classic and Classic II tube microphones, RØDE has announced a custom edition of its Classic II, exclusively limited to an edition of 500 worldwide. The release of this microphone coincides with RØDE’s decision to retire the RØDE Classic lineage, following a celebrated 15 years as the Australian microphone […]
Steinberg releases CMC series of Cubase controllers: Dedicated modular controller system comprising six slim control units
HAMBURG, Germany (MuseWire) – Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today released its new CMC controllers. Dedicated to Steinberg’s Cubase advanced music production system, the six USB-powered CMC units offer an integrated control solution that provides a desirable degree of flexibility and configurability. The CMC controllers are equipped with a combination of control elements that provide tactile […]
Portland, Ore. /Music Industry Industry/ — Audinate announces that it has completed support for both Windows and Mac 64 bit operating systems with the availability of Dante Virtual Soundcard for Mac OSX 10.7 Lion. The Dante Virtual Soundcard software allows your computer to connect directly to a Dante audio network. Dante Virtual Soundcard uses the […]
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – A raffle to benefit the Bob Moog Foundation begins today. Two lucky winners will each receive the new impOSCar2 Controller from Touch Digital Controllers and an entire suite of five virtual instruments from GForce software—a prize package valued at nearly $2,500. The raffle will continue until all 500 tickets have been […]
Troy Van Leeuwen adds a spark of TonePrint psychedelia to TC Electronic’s Hall of Fame Reverb and Flashback Delay guitar pedals
Risskov, Denmark (MuseWire) – The line of amazing guitarists tweaking the inner parameters of TC Electronic’s TonePrint guitar pedal range to create their own personal and downloadable sounds is growing at a rocking rate. Recently Troy Van Leeuwen set out to create three fluttering and warbly TonePrints for Flashback Delay and Hall of Fame Reverb. […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – NTP Technology unveiled the newest addition to its wide range of broadcast-quality audio routing and control systems at IBC 2011. NTP’s new Penta 725 IP audio router is based on Audinate’s Dante technology, and will interoperate with products of other brands that support Dante networking. The new PENTA 725 IP audio […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (MuseWire) – JoeCo Limited is now shipping the eagerly awaited BBR-DANTE™ version of the BLACKBOX RECORDER. This latest addition to the multi-channel live audio recorder family is the successful result of a collaboration, announced during 2010, between JoeCo and Audinate, creators of the award-winning Dante digital media networking solution. The BBR-DANTE is designed […]
AUSTIN, Texas (MuseWire) – They’re everywhere and are finally here for Mac OS X. Used by newscasters, business professionals, home theatre lovers, PC gamers and even toddlers, touchscreens are the next evolution in human – computer interaction. Today, Music Computing brings this exciting technology as complete fit-for-purpose solutions to the Mac OS community. The MotionCOMMAND […]
CUMBERLAND, R.I. (MuseWire) – Summer NAMM 2011 — Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces the new EIE Pro premium digital audio interface and USB hub. Akai Professional will exhibit the EIE Pro at Booth #400 at the 2011 Summer NAMM show from July 21st – 23rd in Nashville, TN. The EIE Pro […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (MuseWire) – PreSonus has raised the bar high for audio interfaces with the introduction of the AudioBox 22VSL, AudioBox 44VSL, and AudioBox 1818VSL. For the first time, you can get a compact, rack-mountable USB 2.0 interface with tightly integrated software that provides the dynamics processing and EQ of a StudioLive-series mixer with […]