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.” […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
MONTREAL, Quebec (MuseWire) – At the crossroads between pop, folk and horror music, the Montreal-based group Curse in the Woods bring you their bold first album, “The Deals They Made.” Composed of nine musicians and a video projectionist, the group pioneered their way passed the ordinary to draw forth a theatrical and melodic reflection of […]