Product News for November 28, 2006

Product News From Electronic Musician for November 28, 2006 features Apogee Symphony PCI driver, EdgeSounds Genevoice MIDI SoundFont bank, Kong Audio Chinee Series plug-in update, Roland vintage CR-78 soundset, Vienna Symphonic Library and more
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VBus and Performance Tuning features have been added to the Apogee Symphony PCI driver. MORE.

EdgeSounds has released the Genevoice GM64Pro24 ($59.95), a 64 MB, 24-bit General MIDI SoundFont bank. The collection includes over 6,000 raw stereo samples, as well as 2 banks with 128 GM-compatible melodic instruments and 11 XG-compatible drum sets.

All of Kong Audio's Chinee Series plug-ins (Windows) have been updated to include registration grace periods, Cubase SX4 track presets, and a Sonar icon pack. From now until January 1, 2007, new customers who buy one regularly priced plug-in (from $60 to $88 each) will get 20 percent off the purchase of any additional plug-ins.

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For a limited time, Roland is offering its vintage CR-78 sound set to MV-Series Production Studio users. The CR-78 was one of Roland's first Compurhythm drum machines, featuring 34 different preset rhythms and unique analog drum sounds. Now you can get those classic sounds in Roland's new CR-7800 kit for free here along with other sound sets for the MV-8000, such as the TR-808 and the TR-527.

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The Vienna Symphonic Library team has released two Vienna Instruments collections: Saxophones (Mac/Win; from $210 to $475) and Elements (Mac/Win; from $45 to $355). These collections are the first of many upcoming releases to complement the existing ten collections of the Symphonic Cube. MORE.

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