iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has announced Trash 2, the ultimate distortion and audio mangling toolbox. Fully overhauled from Trash 1, Trash 2 adds a wealth of new features including twenty new distortion algorithms, fresh filter modules, fifty new impulse responses, multi-band waveshaping, 64-bit support and much more. It’s been nearly a decade since Trash first arrived,
iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has announced Insight, an essential metering suite for post production and broadcast applications. More than just a traditional metering plugin, Insight provides the valuable visual feedback imperative to the mixing and mastering stages of any audio project. In addition, Insight offers peace of mind and added security to audio engineers seeking compliance
iZ Technology Corporation, manufacturer of innovative music and audio products, has launched the next generation of converters, the Classic 96 and the Ultra Nyquist, 8 Channel Analogue I/O cards. These are the most pristine and euphonic converters iZ has ever produced. iZ’s Classic 96 Analogue I/O card maintains that signature, high-quality iZ audio without compromising disk space. Never harsh or biting, the
Dear Friends, Today I told the Board that I will be stepping down as CEO of SiriusXM on February 1, 2013, following the expiration of my employment agreement and after a transition period. I also plan to leave the Company’s Board of Directors at that time. It is my great privilege to be a part of SiriusXM. The last eight years have
iZotope Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has licensed a suite of audio repair and restoration tools for the debut of Sound Forge™ Pro Mac, Sony’s Professional Digital Audio Editor. Built on a clean slate for OS X, Sound Forge Pro Mac provides a contemporary application environment that’s perfect for recording, editing, processing, and rendering broadcast-quality audio master files.
iZotope, Inc., a leading innovator in digital audio signal processing, has partnered with Blue Microphones to develop Tiki, the world’s first USB microphone that mimics the intelligence of human hearing. Tiki’s Intelligent Speech Mode distinguishes itself with its ability to focus on desired sounds, minimize background noise, and intelligently detect when to mute altogether. Complemented by a Natural Recording Mode for high-fidelity
Late last week, Moog outed its LEV-96 sensoriactuator prototype and offered a glimpse at its latest R&D unit. Even though it’s still in the early phases of beta-testing, we were able to stop by the Moog Music factory for a closer look and a brief glimpse of the gear in action ahead of its appearance at Moogfest. While the unit is installed
The leaves are falling, the temperature is dropping (depending on where you live) and SXSW deadlines are officially around the corner. Don’t forget that the last day to submit your application to showcase in the music festival is Wednesday, November 7th. Sonicbids is the exclusive online musical event submission platform of the 2013 SXSW Music Festival. To apply, visit Sonicbids and submit your EPK™. Don’t miss the opportunity
The band discovered the blog of Michigan artist James Kuhn via reddit in the Fall of 2011. They e-mailed him to ask if he’d be willing to collaborate on a music video, and he said yes. The band was physically mailed CDs over the few months that contained 25 videos of lip-synched performances by Kuhn, which they edited into the final video.
5 guys, one piano and a One Direction song. Watch the video. It is really good and the song sounds fantastic. What Makes You Beautiful.
Every guitar has a story and Taylor Guitars wants to hear it. On the heels of the company’s 38th anniversary, Taylor is inviting fans and owners to share their Taylor tales through a new online platform called, appropriately, Taylor Stories. Located on the Taylor Guitars website, the feature enables fans to submit their Taylor anecdotes, upload a photo, and include a link to a
Native Instruments today introduced DROP SQUAD, a new MASCHINE Expansion that highlights the deep sound of dubstep and bass music culture. Bringing synthesis to MASCHINE and MASCHINE MIKRO for the first time, DROP SQUAD includes presets from NI’s MASSIVE synthesizer which now comes as a free download when users register or upgrade their MASCHINE software. The 35 kits and 120 patterns in
Propellerhead Software today announced the immediate availability of the Soul School 2 ReFill for Reason, Propellerhead’s award-winning music production system. As the sequel to its best-selling Soul School ReFill, Soul School 2 is an organic sounding and extremely flexible collection of soul loops and samples. A perfect starting point for song creation, creating new instrument performances with a vintage sound, or adding
Speaking to Talking Heads frontman David Byrne at the Aratani/Japan America Theatre in Los Angeles last night (October 14), Reznor admitted that never seeing his music in record shops was getting him down. We’re playing in Prague, but I see flyers up for Radiohead, who are playing the same place we’re playing, six months from then. Then I walk into the record shop, and
Pandora and Artist Payments Have you heard of Donnie McClurkin, French Montana or Grupo Bryndis? If you haven’t you’re not alone. They are artists whose sales ranks on Amazon are 4,752, 17,000 and 183,187, respectively. These are all working artists who live well outside the mainstream – no steady rotation on broadcast radio, no high profile opening slots on major tours, no front page placement in