LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Featuring in-person appearances of more than five dozen celebrities from classic motion pictures and television, The Hollywood Show has emerged as one of the world’s most celebrated autograph and photo-opportunities for fans, and the upcoming event will feature country singer, and Shady Hill Records recording artist, Sandra Piller on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, April 19, 20, and 21, 2013.
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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — JMWest Entertainment announced today that they will host a release party for signed recording artist JUSTICE and her new single “By My Side.” The event will be held at the Gibson Showroom in Beverly Hills on March 19, 2013.
Komplete 9 announced by Native Instruments featuring new Monark analog-modeling synth and Battery 4 Virtual Drum Machine
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – Today, Native Instruments announced the latest generation of its two industry-standard KOMPLETE software bundles. KOMPLETE 9 includes 33 instruments and effects with six new additions, including the brand-new MONARK monosynth, plus the completely redesigned BATTERY 4 drum sampler. KOMPLETE 9 ULTIMATE includes all 65 current KOMPLETE Instruments and Effects at the […]
ARTICLE: There I was, working at an ad agency whose main office was located not too far from Amoeba Records and the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, not to mention a whole bunch of clubs, bars, nightspots, and everything else in that gaudy cesspool known as Tinsel Town. The ad shop was a medium-sized place with only a couple dozen employees but they had some very busy retail accounts like car dealerships and a national chain of pizza restaurants.
ARTICLE: “That’s a hit song!” The speaker was Wendie Colter, complimenting fellow artist Fran Lucci on one of her warm numbers. This was just before Colter delivered one of several potential hit songs of her own. And it was near the middle of a set featuring nicely textured work by Denise (lead singer from the indie band Jacar), as well as several crowd-rousing numbers from the supremely strong-voiced Mara.
Philly Teen Country Music Phenom Releases Debut Album – ‘Torri Melhart – The Acoustic Sessions EP’ Hits iTunes, Amazon Worldwide
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (MuseWire) — Meet Torri Melhart, a 14-year-old Country singer and songwriter from the Philadelphia area who is having a great year. More than 50,000 Twitter followers and 3,000 Facebook fans make up her “Melhearts” and are helping her generate tremendous buzz as a young performer trying to prove herself on the national country music scene.
Calculate Royalties with QuickBooks Data – DashBook Software Extends Integration with Widely-Used Accounting System
HOUSTON, Texas (MuseWire) — Financial Softworks, LLC announced today the release of the latest enhancements to their popular DashBook Royalty Pro system, which now includes the ability to directly create royalty checks or bill payments within Intuit’s QuickBooks.
Paris, France (MuseWire) — Adding to their recent lineup of classic (“vintage”) synth sound instruments based on ’70s and ’80s synthesizers, UVI has released the “UVX-3P” which is clearly inspired by the Roland JX-3P, one of the first MIDI-enabled analog-digital keyboards.
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 […]
Paris, France (MuseWire — UVI has announced that the sound wizards at VI Labs’ wonderful keyboard libraries are now “powered by UVI.” Per the UVI press release, “We at UVI are very pleased to welcome aboard VI Labs, whose products integrate cutting-edge technology resulting in highly efficient, realistic and deeply customizable sound tools.” VI Labs’ […]
EDINBURGH, U.K. (MuseWire) – This past week, professional audio plug-ins developer Camel Audio announced availability of Alchemy Player v1.55, a major update to its free popular Alchemy Sound Library and SFZ player synthesizer, together with “Taste of Camel,” a tasty Alchemy appetiser for all users (free for owners of the full version of Alchemy). While […]
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – This week, Native Instruments released TRAKTOR DJ – “a unique, hands-on DJ app built from the ground up for iPad aimed at DJs of all levels from novices to touring professionals.” Created by the same team behind the top-selling TRAKTOR brand, TRAKTOR DJ strikes a balance between instant, fun usability and […]
International Chanteuse brings ‘The Lords Lover’ a Spiritual Sexpose to Hollywood’s Los Globos Cabaret Theater
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (MuseWire) — Written and directed by international chanteuse, Juliet Annerino, ‘THE LORD’S LOVER’ breaks conventional boundaries of modern stage with cabaret, performance art, live music, dramatic theater, exotic dance, and cutting edge video imagery. The intricacies of human sexuality and controversial themes of desire and free will are explored and celebrated.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (MuseWire) — Sandra Piller, performer of hit songs including “Days Like These” and “Love Goes On,” joins four noted artists in a special performance on Wednesday, February 13, at the M Bar in Hollywood. In observance of Valentine’s Day, all numbers on the evening program will be love songs. The event is […]
ATLANTA, Ga. (MuseWire) — Audition Rush mobile is now available exclusively on iTunes app store, allowing actors, dancers, models and musicians to receive details on upcoming auditions and castings. Developed by talent industry veteran Tharwat Abdul-Malik the app expedites the job-matching process by matching aspiring talent with the latest auditions and castings relevant to their skills and location.
Music Computing Releases World’s Most Powerful PC: CoreMC Creates New Enterprise-Class Personal Computer
AUSTIN, Texas (MuseWire) — Music Computing, the makers of advanced computer-based music production stations and leading edge touchscreen products releases CoreMC (Gen3), the world’s most powerful personal computer designed for audio and video production. Based on the Windows(R) 8 (64-bit) operating system, CoreMC is capable of running any Windows compatible software for music production, HD video editing or even gaming.
ARTICLE: Taking a ride on a cosmic wave of positive energy is a joy that special performers offer. Here are some notable examples of artists who provide transcendence within the forms of popular music. Some musicians seem to provide their own light. Larisa Stow is someone whose on-stage persona contains a million watt beacon. While her vocals are quite lovely, the force of her talent can make you think hers is the prettiest voice in the world.
Music Industry Newswire NEWS: Moog Music this past week announced the latest version of their iOS app for iPad, the ANIMOOG V2. According to the company: This major update to the TEC-Award Nominated iOS synthesizer is a free update for existing Animoog users and includes many user requested features and product enhancements.
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 […]
Paris, France (MuseWire) — UVI’s Vintage Legends has been announced and contains samples from many rare and desirable electronic synths. It’s desccibed by UVI as “Six brand-new soft synths with the brilliant depth and character of classic hardware. Instantly call up inspiration from: the Yamaha CS-70M, CS-40M and CS-20M, the crazy Italian Elka Synthex, the Rhodes Chroma, the king of FM – the Yamaha DX1, the rare DK Synergy and the classic K250 revisited.”
ARTICLE: Check the club schedules, call the shutterbug, throw on some jeans, grab the earplugs, gas up the car, hit the road, battle for a parking slot, and argue your way into the venue. Yup, ya gotta run that gauntlet to enable the music to wash over you and, hopefully, transport you to another part of the universe. Sometimes, it was all worth it.
MuseWire NEWS: SuperPan is a special panning effect that enables users to place sounds out of the speakers. Based on sophisticated psychoacoustic methods, SuperPan can be used for the creation of unnaturally wide mixes, for special ‘pop out’ effects, and for adding unusual motion effects within regular and distorted spaces. Many surprising pre-made ‘spacey’ presets […]
SWEDEN (MuseWire) – Toontrack today announced a new addition to the Superior Line: New York Studios Vol.3 SDX. Described by the company as so: Straight from the Avatar Studios in the heart of Manhattan comes breathtaking drums recorded by the same team that did Superior Drummer and the Vol.2 SDX – engineer duo Neil Dorfsman […]
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.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Christmas time is family time and many an old-fashioned yuletide celebration will have several generations gathered around the fireplace to sing songs of the season. Extending that tradition, Ruth Roberts Music presents a collection of family-friendly songs on the […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with American Voices, announced that the San Francisco-based chamber group Real Vocal String Quartet will tour Europe over the next month. They will travel to Azerbaijan (November 18 – 23), Macedonia (November 24 – 29), Bosnia and Herzegovina […]
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (MuseWire) – Today, Moog Music officially announced their 10th anniversary special limited edition MOOG VOYAGER. According to the company, Moog created this 24 Karat gold Voyager with the finest materials, as a testament to American craftsmanship. The company is handcrafting 31 of these analog works of art, but only 30 are available for […]
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 […]