MXL Microphones has announced the MXL USB.007 (Mac/Win; $199) stereo mic, which requires no special software or drivers and uses dual gold-diaphragm XY capsules. Included in the MXL.007 package are a ten-foot USB cable, windscreen, carrying bag, desktop mic stand, and mic-stand adapter.
Wavebase is the latest wavetable-based Live Pack for Ableton Live 6 from the Puremagnetik sound-library subscription service. With more than 300 digital and analog waveforms divided into 30 drag-and-drop modules, Wavebase features more than 80 preset instruments, including preprogrammed rhythmic patterns, as well as Live 6 macro mappings and hot-swapping capabilities.
New EM Cast!
The January 2007 issue of EM's monthly podcast offers a feature interview with New York-based producer/engineer Bob Power (Erykah Badu, D'Angelo, Me'shell N'degeOcello, the Roots, etc.), as well as product news, a preview of the February 2007 issue of EM, and much more.
Required Reading—New in Mixbooks
Modern Recording and Mixing, formerly titled The Basics of Modern Recording and Mixing, is now available. This two-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. MORE.
Electronic Musician on MySpace
Join our online EM community at www.myspace.com/electronicmusician.