Sweetwater announces a new lineup of Creation Station Audio Computers. Redesigned from the ground zero, New Sweetwater Creation Station PC Family are optimized for music and audio production and also built to provide whisper-quiet operation in critical studio environments. There are two 4U rackmount models and two 2U rackmountable models in the Sweetwater Creation Station PC New Serie, all 4 models coming with powerful processors, ample storage options, and extensive connectivity for interfaces and other peripherals.
Mellowmuse EQ3V is a 7 band vintage equalizer plug-in. It comes with 5 bands of parametric EQ, plus variable Q High Pass and Low Pass filters. Current values are clearly displayed for all parameters, each EQ section may be individually bypassed. All equalization and saturation algorithms are oversampled, using 64-bit internal processing for superior clarity and resolution.
Software announces immediate availability at the pro audio solutions distributors of Reason 6, the new updated version of their flagship music production software. Proppelerhead is shipping also Reason Essentials the next successor to Record, which comes with all the recording, editing, effects, instruments, mixing and mastering tools necessary for audio production and sound design and Balance with Reason Essentials, an audio interface for Mac and Windows.
Because a lot of people ask for this, MOTU reintroduces Midi Express XT, their 8-in/8-out MIDI interface, patchbay, and merger with time code sync.
The MIDI Express XT is MOTU’s intelligent 128-channel USB MIDI interface for Mac and Windows. It delivers USB connectivity to any computer, sub-millisecond MIDI timing accuracy, 8 separate MIDI inputs, 9 MIDI outputs, sync features, a foot switch input, and tons of MIDI processing, including routing, merging, and muting. Best of all, Midi Express XT is now shipping again at the same price with support for 23.976 SMPTE time code and completely updated ClockWorks software for Mac OS X and Windows 7/Vista.
Steinberg announces today that it has two new audio interfaces in its hardware products family. Steinberg UR824 and Steinberg UR28M brings transparent audio quality, high-speed USB 2.0 connectivity alongside advanced technologies such as DSP-powered reverb and channel strip effects with zero-latency monitoring.
Steinberg UR824 and Steinberg UR28M audio interfaces share a host of quality features, including state-of-the-art 24-bit/96 kHz A/D and D/A converters and Yamaha’s acclaimed D-Pre Class-A microphone preamps – a strong combination when it comes to crisp and crystal-clear audio quality. Plus, the DSP-powered dspMixFx technology boasts latency-free monitoring in conjunction with the included REV-X reverb and Sweet Sport Morphing Channel Strip effects. And with the included Cubase AI 6 version you can start recording music right away.
Hamburg Audio releases Nuklear Pulsar Train Synthesizer | The first plugin synthesizer based on advanced – pulsar – synthesis
Hamburg Audio Nuklear comes with unique pulsar oscillators and enriches classic sound synthesis with essential new parameters: by disassociating the note pitch from the waveform length it is possible to create new, previously unheard sounds. As opposed to classic sound synthesis not the waveform length, but solely its repetition rate is responsible for the resulting pitch. The length of the individual “pulsaret grains” is controlled and modulated by a separate parameter, the “pulsaret frequency”.
Balance, a two-in by two-out audio interface for Mac and Windows, is designed for the single person operated home/project studio. Fully USB 2 powered with separate volume controls for monitors and headphones, it contains 8 input connections to keep all instruments, mics and devices connected and ready to record with the press of a button – without software pop-ups or control panels. The included Reason Essentials packs in all the recording editing, effects, instruments and mixing tools needed to create great sounding tracks.
Mellow Muse has released two new VST Plugins – CP3V Vintage Compressor and CS1V Channel Saturator in addition two their Vintage Family. The prices are $ 99 for CP3V Vintage Compressor and $59 for CS1V Channel Saturator. Both are made for Windows and Mac OS X and you can find them in VST, AU and RTAS formats on the official site of Mellow Muse.
Music Computing, the production and design team for all-in-one music keyboard production stations – StudioBlade Line – announced today the immediate availability of Gen2, the upgraded and updated reality of their computer based music production studio monster. Music Computing StudioBLADE (Gen2) are complete stations with piano keys, drum trigger pads, knobs, sliders, thousands of sound presets and software for live and studio use. They allow you to compose, record, mix, and master songs that are ready for radio or direct … World Wide Web.
Steinberg announced today that Hypnotic Dance VST Instrument Set is available as download for Windows and Mac OS X directly from Steinberg Online Shop for 29.99 EUR.Hypnotic Dance Sound Library is compatible with HALion Sonic, HALion Sonic SE and HALion 4.
Mattias Quelmann, product marketing manager at Steinberg said that “… succeeding Synthesizers and Prologue Discoveries, Hypnotic Dance is the third expansion pack in the series of VST Sound Instrument Sets. From heavy bass lines to atmospheric pads, Hypnotic Dance offers unique content and is a must-have for any serious electronic producer working with the HALion range of products.”