EM's 2006 EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARDS - EMusician

EM's 2006 EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARDS

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Ladies and gentlemen, let's hear it for our favorite new products of the past year!

Audio-Editing Software
Apple Soundtrack Pro 1.0

Channel Strip
Mindprint En-Voice mk II

Digital Audio Sequencer (tie)
Apple Logic 7 Pro
Ableton Live 5

Digital Audio Workstation/Audio Interface
RME FireFace 800

Download of the Year
MusiGenesis MusiGenesis 2.5

Drum Machine/Module (software)
Spectrasonics Stylus RMX 1.2.1

Effects Processor
Line 6 PodXT Live

Microphones (condenser)
Rode NT2-A

Microphones (ribbon)
Audio Engineering Associates R92

MIDI Instrument Controller
M-Audio Ozonic

MIDI/DAW Control Surface
Frontier Design TranzPort

Mixer
Mackie Onyx 1620 w/ FireWire I/O card

Monitor Speaker
Dynaudio BM5A

Most Innovative Product
Synful Synful Orchestra 2.2

Music Production Workstation
Korg OASYS

Notation Software
VirtuosoWorks Notion 1.0.6

b>Preamp
Mackie Onyx 800R 8-channel

Sample Player (software)
EastWest Quantum Leap Symphonic Choirs

Sampler (software)
Tascam Gigastudio 3.01

Signal-Processing Plug-in (bundle)
U-He.com Filterscape 1.1

Signal-Processing Software (individual)
Audio Ease Altiverb 5

Sound Design Software
U&I Metasynth 4.0

Sound Library
Discrete Drums Discrete Percussion the Eric Darken Collection

Sound Programming Environment
Native Instruments Reaktor 5

Synth Workstation (software)
Propellerhead Software Reason 3.0

Synthesizer (hardware)
Dave Smith Instruments Poly Evolver Keyboard

Synthesizer (software)
Applied Acoustics Systems String Studio VS-1 1.0