TC-Helicon VoiceTone Synth
What Vocal processing pedal.
Why Brings together a collection of extreme, exotic, and contemporary sonic
effects for anyone looking to add a modern edge to their live performances
and studio productions.
How HardTune effect with user-selectable key or instrument-sensing. Transducer
effects, such as megaphones, distortion, and radio voices. All effects
can run simultaneously, and presets can be edited and stored. Instrument
Thru allows normal instrument amplification and vocoding.
RME Fireface UC
What USB audio interface.
Why Based on a newly developed
RME Hammerfall core,
the Fireface UC provides revolutionary
even with multiple channels,
removing current restrictions
of typical USB audio interfaces.
How 18 ins and outs, eight of
them analog. Two digitally controlled mic preamps along with two balanced universal inputs for
line and instrument signals. Capable of sample rates up to 192kHz on all I/Os. Enhanced standalone
operation with rotary encoder and front panel operation.
Price TBD, available in June 2009
Perimeter Sound Tone
What Dualtones for
Line 6 Pod Farm
Why These amazing presets are ready to go right
out of the box, just unzip the patches and copy
them to your Pod Farm presets folder
How 128 patches sorted into four categories:
Alternative, Blues, Clean, and Metal. This set was
made by starting with over 200 patches from Tone
Sets 1, 2, 3, and 5, and then combining and tweaking
them to take advantage of the Dual Tone layering
feature for a thicker sound, more textured
tones, and a greater stereo spread.
Universal Audio UAD
What Plug-ins that emulate
the hit-making sound
of the SSL 4000.
Why Getting the SSL 4K
sound for a steal. UAD
offers some of the best
analog emulation plug-ins
How 4K Channel Strip
with the beloved Type E “black knob” EQ, transparent to “in your
face” compressor, and “no-chatter” mode on the gate. The 4K
Buss Compressor is a specially tailored buss compressor with
characteristics ideal for the full mix or subgroups.
Price 4K Channel Strip $249, 4K Buss Compressor $199
What Audio triggered synthesizer VST plug-in.
Why You can now achieve classic synthesizer sounds found in modern
electronic music by using your guitar or bass.
How It comes with 52 diverse presets, showcasing the sequencer and
Trancegate effects. For the bassist, it includes two pickup tracking
modes: one for the neck pickup and one for the bridge. For Windows
Price Free download
What V-Studio console for Sonar Producer.
Why Provides the deepest hardware/software
integration of any control surface available today.
How Dedicated implementation of ACT (Active
Controller Technology), which dynamically remaps
controls based on how the user is working in
SONAR. Provides instant control over any V-Link
compatible video and imaging hardware. Can be
purchased alongside a VS-700R I/O, which has 19
input channels, and eight digitally controlled mic
pres with compression on each channel, to create
the complete V-Studio 700 system.
TC Electronic BMC-2
What High-def digital-to-analog converter and monitor
Why Predictable speaker and headphone control is an
important part of the production process, and with the
BMC-2, such luxury is always available.
How The REF key activates calibrated listening on both
sets of speakers as well as on headphones. Contains
outputs for digital and analog speakers. Provides a
shortcut for revealing artifacts of data reduction.
Price TBD, shipping June 2009
McDSP Live Pack
What A collection of highly acclaimed plug-ins for mixing live performances.
Why Features like ultra-low latency, superior sonic flexibility, and seamless
integration with the Digidesign VENUE live sound system make Live Pack a
“must-have” for any FOH or monitoring engineer.
How Channel G Compact, Chrome Tone, DE555, FutzBox, MC2000,
ML4000, and NF575. In addition to supporting VENUE systems, Live Pack
plug-ins also support TDM, RTAS, and AudioSuite formats on Pro Tools|HD,
LE, and M-Powered systems.