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 […]
News with video; often a news announcement which includes video – or a VNR (video news release).
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 […]
GRENOBLE, France (MuseWire) – XILS-lab today announced their newest plugin which they describe as so: “Combining Tube based amplifier simulation, rotating speaker effects and room responses, the LX122 would not truly be an XILS-lab Instrument if did not offer a combination of authentic vintage sound and unique and innovative features you won’t find anywhere else.” […]
SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (MuseWire) – UAD-2 Powered Plug-Ins software v6.3.2 is here, Universal Audio announced today, featuring an exclusive emulation of the remarkable Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor developed by Brainworx, and the Precision K-Stereo Ambience Recovery plug-in, developed by UA and famed mastering engineer Bob Katz. New 6.3.2 Software Features: New! Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — While DJs at nightclubs are using Cristelle’s “Breakdown” to keep dance floors filled, her recordings are also playing on the soundtracks of television programs across a wide spectrum of entertainment. Cristelle’s song “Dance My Life Away,” the title of […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — With an entire album of family-friendly tunes, Ruth Roberts Music is ready to help keep everyone singing through the November holidays with “Thanksgiving Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone,” now available on iTunes. “This wonderful season means family gatherings, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. (MuseWire) – The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced today that the American Music Abroad program, an international exchange program that uses music as a means to engage underserved audiences worldwide, is now accepting applications for American musicians for the 2013-2014 season. Candidates may apply at www.americanvoice.org/ama. The […]
MOCHILLA, of Timeless Fame, Presents the Premiere of Chicano Batman’s Video for Joven Navegante at Strictly Grooves Record Gallery in Highland Park
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Qvole Collective, an independent artist management and development company, announces today West Coast photographer, filmmaker, hip-hop scholar and Mochilla founder, Brian (B+) Cross shot and directed the new video ‘Joven Navegante’ for L.A.’s psych/tropical/soul act Chicano Batman. The video was premiered two separate times at 8:45 and 10:15 on Friday, October 12 at Highland Park’s newly opened ‘record gallery’ Strictly Grooves.
MuseWire BOOK SERIAL – Ambient Deviant Speedmetal Polka: Chapter 10 – Hardsoft: Velvet Chain Beats You Up with a Kiss — Velvet Chain seduces you while battering you into submission. The hypnotic delivery of lead singer Erika Amato is the obvious starting point in analyzing how they accomplish this feat. But while she can deliver […]
Native Instruments new TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 with 2+2 design unites analog and digital DJing techniques
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – Native Instruments today announced TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2, the world’s first 2+2 control mixer combining the industry’s leading DJ controller design with a high-quality soundcard and a host of new features, all housed inside an aircraft-grade aluminum chassis. New creative features inside the acclaimed TRAKTOR PRO software expand creative possibilities while premium-quality […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Showing love for one of the world’s most respected songwriters, Danielle Egnew has recorded “Play Some Merle,” a fast-paced country-rock song that demonstrates how performing a little music by The Hag will improve almost any situation, including calming hot […]
The news release Musical Shout Out to Merle Haggard in ‘Play Some Merle’ appeared first on Send2Press NewsWire for Journalists.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — For kids of all ages, Halloween is a spooktacular time of year and parents can easily create hours of good safe entertainment with the album called “Halloween Songs That Tickle Your Funny Bone.” From the pen of songwriter Ruth […]
The news release Halloween Songs for Kids Can Tickle the Funny Bone of the Whole Family appeared first on Send2Press NewsWire for Journalists.
Pfinztal, Germany (MuseWire) – Transform your voice into a choir with up to four voices using Harmony Voice from VirSyn, a pitch shifter and harmonizer with professional features including automatic tuning correction. A realtime visual intonation-display gives you feedback of the tunes you sing. You can sing and Harmony voice will add up to four […]
MuseWire BOOK SERIAL – Ambient Deviant Speedmetal Polka: Chapter NINE – In the Mood Music — If you are fortunate enough to be exposed to the music of Cecilia Noel and the Wild Clams, one thing is certain: you will be moving your hips as they perform a wicked amalgamation of funk, salsa, soul, pop, […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (MuseWire) — Music videos are not usually as emotional as the latest one from Shady Hill Records artist Sandra Piller but in this case, “There is no way I can watch this without tears,” says the singer as she reflects on her […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (MuseWire) — Dance floors fill up when “Breakdown” is played, so now a new artist is being welcomed to the club scene. Her name is Cristelle and her recording, dancing and modeling careers are moving forward at 180BPM. Okay, that’s “beats per […]
High Wycombe, Bucks, UK (MuseWire) – Novation today announced the new addition to their synthesizer keyboard line-up, the MiniNova. As described by the company, it is “is a compact, super-cool performance synth with the same sound engine as it’s big brother: the UltraNova. It comes with 256 huge onboard sounds which you can tweak with […]
BERLIN, Germany (MuseWire) – As expected, due to the recent major price drop on the original and popular MASCHINE, today Native Instruments has announced the new generation of MASCHINE, its critically acclaimed groove production studio. Coming October 1, 2012, both MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO will receive a major overhaul with new updates to hardware and […]
MIDDLETON, Wisc. (MuseWire) – Sony Creative Software have announced their venerable sound editing tool, Sound Forge Pro, will very soon be coming to Apple’s OS X platform. As the company describes it, the product has been “re-thought, re-imagined and re-invented” presumably for the Mac userbase and more audio-friendly aspects of Apple’s platform (issues with Mountain […]
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (MuseWire) — Global music industry partners the Music Business Registry and Symbiotic Nation have joined forces to present the MUBUTV Insider Video Series, featuring interviews with some of today’s leading music industry professionals in the areas of A&R, music supervision, legal affairs, […]
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (MuseWire) – Dave Smith this week introduced his newest analog synth treat, the 4-voice polyphonic Mopho x4 keyboard. According to the company, Dave Smith Instruments (DSI), “Mopho x4 is the newest addition to DSI’s revered line of analog subtractive synthesizers. Building upon the same award winning voice architecture of the Mopho and […]
Keyboardist Kevin Toney to Perform Sizzling Summer ‘California Concerts’ in August with Jazz Trio The Kevin Toney 3
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Keyboard wizard Kevin Toney is about to kick the temperature up in August several more degrees with a series of exciting ‘California Concerts.’ With the July 24 release of his classical jazz concept album ‘New American Suite’ by his new trio, The Kevin Toney 3, the acclaimed pianist will be showcased at The Ultimate Jazz Festival in Ontario, Calif. on August 5, followed at the end of the month by the official CD launch party/concert at Vitello’s in Studio City.
MODENA, Italy (MuseWire) – IK Multimedia, a leading music technology company, in collaboration with Audyssey(R), a leader in consumer and professional audio products, this past week announced Version 2 of ARC – Advanced Room Correction System – for Mac/PC DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations). ARC is the first acoustic correction system that combines a measurement microphone, […]
LONDON, U.K. (MuseWire) – The sample and sound design wizards at Zero-G Limited have released a new sound library, “Sax Supreme,” featuring the warmth natural sound of a real vintage soprano saxophone. With its straightforward and easy-to-use interface and Advanced Kontakt Scripting is allows for highly expressive playing. According to the company, the new product […]
VIDEO: Recently I found myself bemoaning the lack of walk-through “here are some demo patches” videos for a number of synths, keyboards and other music gear I own, so the obvious thing to do was start doing them myself and stop whining about it. So, with a new Nikon DSLR with HD video capability in hand, I thought I would start off this video review series with a fairly rare beast known as the John Bowen SOLARIS. (Chris’ Synth Show 2012)
MuseWire BOOK SERIAL – Chapter FOUR – First, They Laughed: A Big Bad Blast of Buckethead — Hitting the stage incognito isn’t new but no one else has been outfitted like this: an oriental theater mask, a nylon hoodie, and a family-size chicken bucket from KFC. Reactions are derisive and derogatory until the guy starts […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — Kids Artistic Revue – KAR, America’s Favorite National Dance Competition, wraps up the 30th Anniversary 2012 season with a benefit awards show to give back to the community. Music Saves Lives and Keep A Breast Foundation join KARtv on July 6 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas to be part of the first annual Awards Show Benefit. KARtv will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from this event to these organizations.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (MuseWire) — On the list of celebrated songwriters from the 1940s through the 1990s is the name of Ruth Roberts (www.ruthrobertsmusic.com). While not as well-known as some of her contemporaries, you have heard her work because Ruth Roberts’ songs are played […]
MuseWire COLUMN: Music internships can be a great opportunity for the beginner to the semi pro, to the professional musician that might be changing focus to another aspect of the music business. At the same time, the wrong music internship can leave you as an unpaid employee, doing crap work and learning nothing. Before jumping […]
MuseWire BOOK SERIAL – Chapter THREE – Falling into the Abyss: Front Line Assembly — Industrial rock flirts with pure noise, goes out on dates with electronica, and then shacks up with body-bouncing beats. Having embraced all three of these approaches, Front Line Assembly makes music that is aggressive, loud, abrasive, anarchic, nihilistic, and existential. […]
MuseWire NEWS: Musicrow has announced a new virtual instrument for REAKTOR, called Bass Lab. According to the company, “Bass Lab is a fully equipped laboratory for the production of ultra-modern fat and punchy electronic bass sounds. It offers 14 different saw waveforms, 11 types of resonant low pass filters, super fast envelopes, a bass booster […]