EARebound from eaReckon is a full featured multi-delay plug-in (VST/AU 32/64bit) featuring 15 delay lines (“taps” or “steps”) + an extra global delay. This plug-in provides an intuitive workflow. If you ever played with a vintage drum machine, you should master it in no time! Each line (including the incoming signal) can be processed by its own set of effects (7 types of saturation, high and low cut filters, a quad modulation unit per line!). By sculpting each taps, you will then have the possibility to create rythmic lines from any sound material or enhance existing one.
FabFilter has released Pro-DS De-Esser Plug-in, their latest addition to professional effect plug-ins family. The new plug-in comes with a lot of functions for a De-esser and we mention here for example the look-ahead mode (up to 15 milliseconds) and the adjustable stereo linking. Linear phase split band processing is also available. More details and also the documentation for FabFilter Pro-DS De-Esser Plug-in, you can find on the online page of the product on the official site.
Korg has announced Krome, the new member of their workstations family. The press release says that Korg Krome redefines the expectations for an instruments in its class. Korg Krome “is the new standard for sonic excellence in a gigging musician’s keyboard, providing a limitless palette of sound to bring vivid inspiration your music”. Korg Krome comes in 61, 73 and 88-key models.
In the end, it is all about having fun. It is weighting less than 2.5 kg so it is light enough for a child to carry. It is Mobile BA Battery Powered Stereo Amplifier from Roland, a super compact PA gadget that runs on batteries (also on AC power) to provide high-quality sound for voice and music playback.
Roland Mobile BA is the newest and smallest member of Roland’s popular BA-series lineup of all-in-one portable PAs. A simple-to-operate three-channel mixer provides independent volume control of input sources connected to the Roland Mobile BA. Inputs include a MIC channel, stereo LINE channel, and a PC/AUDIO channel with an 1/8-inch stereo mini jack and stereo RCA jacks for connecting an iPod®, laptop computer, smartphone, CD player, or other music playback device.
Roland has launched INTEGRA-7 SuperNATURAL Sound Module, a rack unit loaded with over 6000 sounds, SuperNATURAL sounds, PCM sounds, and all 12 SRX expansion boards. Roland INTEGRA-7 rack module also comprises a “greatest hits” collection of sounds from Roland’s flagship keyboards and modules, and is loaded with SuperNATURAL drum kit sounds derived from V-Drums. In addition, the Roland INTEGRA-7 introduces a new technology called Motional Surround, a 17-part ambience engine (16 internal parts plus one external part) that lets users graphically control the distance and position of each part within a 360-degree sound field.
Housed in a stylish and rugged metal chassis, the Roland INTEGRA-7 is beautifully designed and built to withstand decades of use, whether in a studio or a touring road rack. The internal components are premium grade, including high-quality, low-noise D/A converters. Roland INTEGRA-7 comes with multiple dedicated effects engines, so users don’t have to worry about CPU load. Each of the 16 parts can have their own multi-effects and EQ, rather than sharing the same effects for all parts.
Industry experts from US gathered in Nashville this month during Summer NAMM and selected the new BOSS eBand® JS-10 among top new gear in the semi-annual “Best in Show” category. Unveiled by BOSS earlier this summer and now available in select retailers across the U.S., the eBand JS-10 Audio Player with built-in effects features a compact, all-in-one companion for guitarists, bassists, and singers. This plug and play Jam Station makes practicing convenient and fun.
Packed with the latest GT-100 equivalent COSM® amps and effects, over 350 onboard jam tracks, WAV/MP3 playback, and more, the JS-10 expands on the feature set that made its predecessor, the eBand JS-8, such a big hit. The pitch and/or tempo of any audio played by the JS-10 can be freely adjusted, and a Center Cancel function is provided for removing solos and vocals from commercial tracks. A 2.1 sound system also delivers a big, rich sound that defies the unit’s small footprint.
Livid Instruments XPC Expansion Controllers are a great addition to your CNTRL:R, Block, or OhmRGB. The controllers are plug and play and don’t require any special setup. Housed in a sleek black aluminum case, these handy modules come in a variety of configurations that adds more continuous control to your rig.
Steinberg has announced that Cubase 6.5 and Cubase Elements 6 are now available as free trial versions. The trials come with the same range of functionality as the full versions, including all instruments, effects and sounds and also may be used without limitations for 30 days.
Focusrite recently has released ISA Two, their latest microphone preamp. It is a great solution when you need high quality mic pres in two independent channels.
Focusrite’s microphone preamplifiers go back to the original Focusrite ISA 110 modules, when Rupert Neve was commissioned by George Martin in 1985 to create a no-compromise channel strip for his Neve console. Combining the very best solid-state electronics with transformer coupling, Focusrite Mic Pres have played a key part in the recording of hundreds of hit records and they’re the choice of leading artists, producers and engineers around the world.
Steinberg announces Nuendo Live, an advanced recording software dedicated to live engineers. Steinberg Nuendo Live makes recording sessions a whole lot easier by combining the usability, the stability and the audio quality of well known parent DAW. Steinberg Nuendo Live comes with a single window very intuitive user interface which keeps you focused on your recording session. Transport control, marker insertion, recording options – everything is close at hand and can be accessed with just one click. And the convenient Record Panel gives you an instant overview on all relevant parameters, even in hectic situations.
“Nuendo Live is your devoted recording software application for professionals in the live recording industry,” said Timo Wildenhain, product marketing manager for Nuendo. “Ushering in a new product era with Nuendo Live, we at Steinberg continue to pursue our goal to conceive and design tools and technologies tailored to the specific requirements of our customers.”