NEWS: iMobie Inc., an innovative Apple related software developer, today announced the updates of its widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans; the world-first free iPhone content and iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computers, which also break the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer.
Category: Synth News
Korg USA today announced they will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Dean Markley’s exceptional line of guitar strings, pickups, picks and polishing accessories. Dean Markey joins Korg’s family of elite brands and this partnership is in line with Korg’s strategic plan to provide dealers with a full spectrum of quality products at various price […]
Mamiboys, an International performing indie band on the M-Boyz Recordz label, has recorded a new single, which by all intent is a jab on Taylor Swift’s music career and personal love life. Although the indie band does not explicitly mention Taylor Swift by name, there are insinuations in the Mamiboys’ ‘Not Another Breakup Sh*t’ that cannot be ignored, according to the band.
Valiant Horizon this week announced that KlangKellerZeit is a new artist on the label roster. With a DJ background in addition to his producer role, he brings more excitement to the Valiant Horizon family with a deep house and dark techno sound that helps the label continue pioneering unique trends in the electronica space.
Humpty Dumpty Sat on the Wall, Almost – Digital Underground Releases ‘Berlin Wall’ Footage from New Documentary
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2014 (MuseWire) — Not many music acts have a 25th anniversary that coincides with the fall of the Berlin Wall. Digital Underground has released a snippet from their upcoming documentary ‘D.U. Days: Adventures in Digital Underground the Apprenticeship of Tupac Shakur,’ which details original founder and D.U. member, Chopmaster J’s encounter in Berlin.
At 15th Anniversary Keynote, Arturia President Frédéric Brun announces company will roll out new line of innovative audio interfaces in 2015
According to a news announcement today, Arturia President Frédéric Brun bowled over an audience of invited industry insiders and VIP guests when making the astounding announcement during his captivating keynote speech at the Museum of Grenoble as part of the company’s 15th anniversary celebrations on October 3, 2014. Here he touched upon several problems pertaining […]
Vox, whose AC30 amp was instrumental in the British invasion, introduces the MINI5 Rhythm, a new portable modeling amp with built-in rhythm patterns. Now available in ivory, the MINI5 Rhythm IV is a portable, light-weight, battery powered amp with built-in rhythm functionality. It has been accepted as an industry standard in mini amps. Specifications Amp […]
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 […]
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 […]
HOUSTON, Texas, Nov. 5, 2014 (MuseWire) — Pop Artist Mic Tunez (pronounced Mike Tunes) announces the debut of his first acoustic album, released on September 21, 2014. The ‘Simplified’ project was recorded in the world-class Wire Road Studios where other renowned music artists record such as Grammy Award Winner Beyonce’, India Arie and Wiz Khalifa.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (MuseWire) — ‘SuperFly – My Untold Story of Hip-Hop’ (ISBN: 978-0991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 (MuseWire) — Larkin McLean got her start sitting in at jazz clubs, taking piano lessons from Sarah Vaughan’s accompanist George Gaffney, and studying Flamenco dance. You can hear it woven eloquently throughout her new record, ‘Ladybug.’ A follow-up to the well-received ‘If You’re a Wild Girl, Say Aye,’ McLean first hit the scene with her self-titled album.
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (MuseWire) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.
Fifth Annual Magdelena Bash Arizona Wine Harvest and Music Festival Scheduled for August 23 at Kief-Joshua Vineyards
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014 (MuseWire) — In celebration of this year’s harvest, Kief-Joshua Vineyards will host the Magdelena Bash Harvest festival on August 23, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NEW YORK, N.Y., July 30, 2014 (MuseWire) — Easeusapp, the pioneer provider of mobile app and games announced that the new YouTube music videos browse and play iOS app-PhonTunes for iOS now is available worldwide. PhonTunes for iOS aims to deliver high quality YouTube Music videos streams to music fans, thus can bring new way of enjoying music videos.
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 […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 1, 2014 (MuseWire) — When the John Dellroy Band cranks it up on stage, audiences are treated to a melodic onslaught. ‘We rock, but with folk and electronic influences, and the melodies are designed to let you hum along immediately and even sing with us after you hear the hook just a couple of times,’ states lead vocalist John Dellroy.
ADSP Chapter 24: The blues will never die. Here’s one reason: Audiences have a visceral response to the music, even if it’s done merely adequately. And when it’s done well, the audience reaction can be amazing. Either way, when somebody is playin’ da blooze it means that guys will be drinking and girls will be dancing. In other words, a good time will be had by all.
The 2012 movie “Searching for Sugar Man” belatedly made a minor star out of the musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez. Its basic premise is that somehow his records became hits in South Africa but everybody thought he was dead, so they went looking for him. In fact, he was alive all along in Detroit, pursuing a modest career as a day laborer. Rodriguez was signed to the independent label Sussex Records.
ADSP Chapter 23: When hired guns go solo, the results can be “meh” or “yowza,” but studio great Carl Verheyen (“ver-HIGH-un”) consistently wows the crowds. Los Angeles is full of guitar aces for hire and one of the best has a name you can’t pronounce. You have heard quite a lot of the work of Carl Verheyen even though you may not be aware of it.
ADSP Chapter 21: Some guitarists play at lightning speed but it’s the tone, the style, and the aura of magic that define the true heroes of the electric guitar. Joe Satriani. You’ve heard his work or you’ve heard his name, and he’s either the greatest thing since sex or he’s simply a technical master who goes through his shtick very well but has no true worth. (I look forward to your letters.)
ADSP Chapter 22: Blues guitar virtuoso Buddy Guy succeeds on every level from soul to sizzle to showmanship. Sitting in his trailer before taking the stage for a festival performance, Buddy Guy is philosophical about his place in the pantheon of blues guitarists.
ADSP Chapter 2 — God of Guitar: A Visceral Reaction to Jeff Beck — There are 6,189 seats in the Gibson Amphitheater and guitar players are in 5,133 of them. Girlfriends of guitar players are in the rest. The occasion is a rare appearance by Jeff Beck, a somewhat reclusive Englishman whose stunning fret-board work has influenced pop, rock, heavy metal, blues, R&B, and jazz-rock fusion.
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 […]
XILS-lab launches XILS V+ virtual instrument and effects plug-in, recreates Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus
MuseWire: XILS-lab is proud to announce availability of its XILS V+ virtual instrument and effects plug-in, a faithful emulation of a well-known keyboard vocoder classic, as of May 27, 2013. Following a year of intense instrument modelling deep inside XILS-lab’s ear-opening laboratories, the XILS V+ virtual instrument and effects plug-in has finally emerged, sounding nigh […]
MuseWire: AV Networking World 2013, which will be held in Orlando, Florida on June 11, has been approved by InfoComm International as a CTS accredited training program. Certified Technology Specialists (CTSÒ) who participate in this informative networking training will be eligible to receive 4 RU Credits upon completion of the class. This free all-day training […]