Alexander Publishing has teamed up with Naxos to create How Ravel Orchestrated: Mother Goose Suite ($49.95), an orchestration instruction set that includes a newly-engraved, 200-page score with the condensed piano part, along with a recording of the Suite performed by the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra and conducted by Kenneth Jean. MORE.
Line 6 has announced LowDown Studio 110 ($349.99; $249.99 Street), a cube-shaped, 75W amplifier that comes with a custom 10-inch speaker. LowDown Studio 110's other features include a modeled vintage studio compressor, headphone out, CD/MP3 in for jam along, a studio quality XLR direct out with Line 6's Bass POD amp and cab modeling, and a line level preamp out.
Kid Nepro has updated its AIFF and WAV file database with 50 nifty new downloadable files, including samples from the Kid Nepro Triton, Motif, Wavestation, MIDI Mix, and DX7/FM7 synth patch collections. Get complete info, sound lists, and MP3 demos at www.kidnepro.com.
RolloSONIC Software has released RolloSONIC ($149.95), a new synthesizer that uses your computer's mouse as the primary source of control data. This standalone, modular system allows you to create sounds in real time; all you have to do is move your mouse! Find out how it works and even try it out for free here.
Steinberg is now shipping WaveLab Studio 6 (Windows; $399.99) Audio Editing and Mastering Suite. WaveLab Studio 6 features WaveLab 6's sample accurate 32-bit audio engine, as well as stereo and multichannel nondestructive editing, montage editing, a real time engine with integrated effect plug-ins, and more.
ALL NEW EM EDITORS' BLOG
Welcome to The Bus! See the music industry, the recording scene, and EM itself through our eyes. We want your input in return, so please comment when you want to respond to our remarks, whether you agree with us, disagree, or want to ask a relevant question.