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by    Karma-Lab    on    11/26/2014

Karma-Lab has released KARMA Motif Software Version 3.2, a major update to their algorithmic music generation program that adds support for the Yamaha S70/S90 XS.

by    Music Marcom    on    11/25/2014

This week and next, EastWest celebrates Black Friday and Cyber Monday week by giving customers the opportunity to save an additional $100 on any order over $200 with a coupon - including items already discounted. Part of this sale is EastWest's acclaimed Complete Composers Collection 3. The 3rd edition of this popular and powerful bundle now includes new releases, making it an even greater value.

by    Music Marcom    on    11/24/2014

Pro Sound Effects®, the next level sound effects library company, has released the first video in its Sound Design Spotlight Series featuring Ryan Billia of Rumble Audio in Brooklyn, NY. The Spotlight Series is designed to bring awareness to the art and craft of sound design and to provide practical knowledge and inspiration for the growing number of aspiring sound designers.

by    Vanessa Bishop    on    11/21/2014

Luca Pretolesi and partner Ronnie Lee of mixing, mastering and studio design company Studio DMI (Study of Digital Music Innovation), rely on a Solid State Logic Matrix Console/Controller to deliver EDM heat for the company’s development project at Wynn Studio. The luxury hotel complex is home to a literal who’s who of A-list DJs performing in its suite of world class clubs and the location of Wynn Studio, an EDM production/recording studio designed and built by Pretolesi. With the hotel’s world-renowned clubs featuring the talents of artists such as Avicii, David Guetta, Afr...

by    Music Marcom    on    11/21/2014

Hal Leonard publishes Producing Music with ProTools 11 and Mixing & Mastering with ProTools 11 by Glenn Lorbecki and Greg "Stryke" Chin.

by    Music Marcom    on    11/21/2014

iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company, has just released the newest version of their sample­-based synthesizer, Iris. Iris 2 is a visual instrument that combines the power of a sampler with the flexibility of a modular synth.

by    David Goggin    on    11/21/2014

 Award-winning jazz pianist Justin Kauflin has mastered his sophomore album, his first for Quincy Jones' Qwest Records and Jazz Village label, at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Hollywood.

by    Music Marcom    on    11/21/2014

EASTWEST is currently offering two impressive promotions at The Complete Composers Collection 3 Pro and also a Buy-One-Get-One-Free promotion of select instruments.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    11/20/2014

SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 2014: Metric Halo is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 2 of its Production Bundle plug-ins. The new plug-ins provide a comprehensive set of tools offering Metric Halo’s signature sound quality at a compelling price.

by    Heather J. Davis    on    11/20/2014

AUSTIN, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 2014: "Legendary guitarist" is justifiably the most common two-word description given of Eric Johnson, whose six-string prowess has earned him a Grammy win, several Grammy nominations, a Platinum album, and residency on practically every "Top X Guitarists of All Time" list ever made. He's regularly played and recorded with fellow guitar greats Chet Atkins, Steve Vai, and Joe Satriani, and Eric Clapton selected Johnson for his 2004 Crossroads Guitar Festival. Most recently, Johnson collaborated with jazz guitar great Mike Stern on the album Eclectic, which th...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    11/20/2014

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 2014: “We’re in the business of correctly preserving a musical vision that occurred at a moment in time,” says legendary mastering engineer Herb Powers, Jr. “Sure, we make it commercial and tweak it up a bit, but really we’re preserving that picture as best we can.” Powers’ philosophy – which is about the soul of the music and not its technicalities – has clearly worked for him: the veteran mastering engineer has earned numerous Grammy Awards and nominations and innumerable Platinum- and Gold-certified al...

by    Heather J. Davis    on    11/19/2014

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – NOVEMBER 2014: Source Distribution continues meeting success for API’s BOX console in the U.K. with a sale to popular mixer/engineer Scott Rosser. Rosser, who has “remixed many of the biggest pop names in the industry including Rihanna, Lady Gaga, and Mariah Carey,” has been working from the spare room in his home for almost two years now. Although he wants to return to a permanent studio, he knew he needed the right gear before finding a new space. A solution arrived in April when Rosser ordered the BOX after just one demo session with Andy Ben...


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