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Cakewalk releases Gibson EB 5-String Bass for Dimension Pro

Gibson EB 5-String Bass for Dimension Pro

Cakewalk has announced the release of Gibson EB 5-String Bass, a new expansion pack for the Dimension Pro virtual instrument for Windows and Mac.

This one-of-a-kind expansion pack provides eight accurate bass instruments, painstakingly sampled in 24-bit resolution by Craig Anderton from a pristine example of Gibson’s EB 5-String Bass.

Thanks to Gibson’s unique Tuned Coil Tap pickup technology, the EB 5-String provides eight distinct sounds that form the basis of a group of eight “Pure” sampled instruments. Each note for each sound was sampled individually, allowed to sustain (no looping), then trimmed judiciously for the optimum tradeoff between sustain and reasonable instrument size. All instruments also include ten slides and one FX sound, while the mod wheel emulates pulling back the EB’s tone control. Eight additional “Growl” programs add a gritty overdrive to the eight pure sounds, for a total of 16 programs.

Cakewalk Marketing Director, Andrew Rossa, states, “the Gibson EB 5-String Bass Expansion Pack showcases the musicality, realism, and technical excellence you’d expect from Craig Anderton—and then some, given the EB’s exceptional sound quality. These sounds are a ‘must-have’ for any Dimension Pro owner who wants to incorporate the finest electric bass sounds possible into their productions.”

The Gibson EB 5-String Bass Expansion Pack costs $39.95 USD. Until February 28th, 2014, it is available for an introductory price of $19.95 USD as part of Cakewalk’s “Bass Month”.

More information: Cakewalk / Gibson EB 5-String Bass Expansion

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Cakewalk announces Z3TA+ iOS synthesizer for iPad

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Cakewalk has announced Z3TA+ iOS, a synthesizer app for iPad.

Available on the Apple App Store starting in February 2014, Z3TA+ iOS will be Cakewalk’s second iOS product following the successful launch of ScratchPad for iOS.

Cakewalk Z3TA+ iOS

Borrowing from the Mac/Win versions of Z3TA+ 2, Z3TA+ iOS brings an unmistakable signature sound—used globally in countless successful electronic, EDM and dance productions—to the iOS world. Redesigned to fit iOS screen-real estate optimally, Z3TA+ iOS maintains its legendary impeccable sound quality and sonic depth, while new touch control capabilities open up even more innovative waveshaping sound possibilities.

Z3ta+ iOS’s intuitive sound-shaping environment is segmented into pages. The Synth Page is the heart of the synth, where sound design takes life through oscillators, filters, envelope generators and LFO parameters. The Modulation Matrix/Arpeggiator Page provides exceptional sonic versatility and composition assistance, while the Effects Page offers world-class Distortion, Modulation, EQ, Compression, Triple Delay and Reverb—all with new routing capabilities to craft the perfect sound in the iOS environment.

For creating music on the go, Z3TA+ iOS’s onboard, customizable collapsible keyboard not only triggers notes, but allows shifting octaves, choosing root notes, “holding” notes, and more. Finally, a header strip completes Z3TA+ iOS’s design, by providing easy access to move among pages, search presets, control master volume, and choose additional options through the program menus.

Z3TA+ iOS features

  • Over 500 on-board, expertly crafted presets.
  • Support for Inter-App Audio, Background Audio, and AudioBus.
  • Classic waveshaping Z3TA+2 synth engine with 6 Oscillators, 6 LFOs, Filters, and more.
  • Modulation Matrix includes 16 Sources, Curves, Controls, and Destinations.
  • Advanced modular effects—Distortion, Modulation, Compression, Delay, Reverb and Limiter.
  • External MIDI control and user-friendly onboard Keyboard.
  • Performance section with Tap Tempo and assignable XY Pad, Mod Wheels, and User Controlled In-Key Pitch Bend.
  • Designed for iPad 2 or above, iPad Air, and iPad Mini.

Z3TA+ iOS will be available on Apple’s App Store in February 2014 for $19.99 USD.

More information: Cakewalk / Z3TA+ iOS

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Xchange Market Platform launches Epix Bundle 10

Epix Bundle 10

Xchange Market Platform has announced the release of Epix Bundle 10, a package of music and audio production tools derived from a unique collaboration of 25 of the world’s best known producers of music technology products.

This bundle includes 41 high quality software tools, utilities and tutorials at an unprecedented price accessible to the working musician.

At its heart is the award winning PreSonus Studio One Producer DAW with full mastering and a full suite of software titles providing access to thousands of instruments from creators such as Arturia, Cakewalk, Sugar Bytes, XLN Audio and much, much more. On top of this, the musician will be getting drum kits and beat making tools from Image Line, Steve Slate as well as effects and treatment tools from Antares, Celemony, IK Multimedia, OHM Force and others. Finish off the selection with DJ tools, libraries, tutorials and utilities and you have everything you will ever need.

Epix 10 Bundle is available for a limited time only at Guitar Center Stores, Guitar Center.com and Musiciansfriend.com, priced at $499 USD (street).

More information: Xchange Market Platform

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Plugin Boutique launches 24-Hour Sale – 40% off Sonar X3

Plugin Boutique has launched a sale for the Sonar X3 music production software for Windows by Cakewalk.

Cakewalk SONAR X3 Sale

Create music in any style with cutting-edge instruments, effects, and creative tools. Thanks to the award-winning Skylight user interface, SONAR X3 lets you move seamlessly in your production workspace, instantly going from recording to editing to mixing and back again.

Produce flawless tracks with the 64-Bit Double Precision audio engine and upload polished mixes directly to YouTube and SoundCloud. Plus, SONAR X3 lets you do it all without limiting the number of tracks and plugins; all while supporting the latest technologies like VST3, multi-touch, and Gobbler cloud save.

Cakewalk Sonar X3 is available at a 50% discount at Plugin Boutique on December 31st, 2013.

More information: Plugin Boutique / Sonar X3

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Cakewalk intros Chocolate Cake Drums for Session Drummer 3

Chocolate Cake Drums Funktight Kit

Cakewalk has announced the release of Chocolate Cake Drums, a sound library for the Session Drummer 3 virtual drum instrument.

In honor of Drum Month, Cakewalk has teamed up with ChocolateAudio to bring you 7 delicious new kits designed exclusively for Session Drummer 3.

If you have a sweet tooth for high-quality drum sounds then Chocolate Cake Drums for Session Drummer 3 are sure to satisfy.

These kits were meticulously sampled by the artisans at ChocolateAudio to create some of the most authentic virtual drums available. Download kits in your favorite styles and lay down some tasty drum tracks today.

A collection of 7 kits is available to purchase at the introductory price of $29.99 USD each through December 31st, 2013 (regular $49.99 USD).

More information: Cakewalk / Chocolate Cake Drums

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Plugin Boutique launches 24-Hour Flash Sales

Plugin Boutique has announced its 24-Hour Flash Sales, offering various deals daily up the end of the year.

Plugin Boutique Sales

Come join us for our 12 Days of Christmas Celebration!

Alongside many other Christmas Sales, we will be hosting a different exclusive 24 hour sale every day!

Have a Merry Music Christmas!

24-Hour Flash Sales

  • 18 December – 50% off all Channel Robot Kontakt instruments.
  • 19 December – 30% off Cableguys Curve 2 synth plugin.
  • 20 December – 50% off Tronsonic Kork M500 Micro Presets.
  • 21 December – 50% off Arturia Spark EDM & Spark Dubstep.
  • 22 December – 30% off all Sinevibes plugins.
  • 23 December – 30% off FXpansion Bloom effect plugin.
  • 24 December – 20% off Audio Raiders Sasha SoundLab library.
  • 25 December – 30% off all kiloHearts plugins.
  • 26 December – 40% off AAS Chromaphone + 3 Soundbanks.
  • 27 December – 50% off Ohm Force Ohmboyz delay effect plugin.
  • 28 December – 40% off Tone Projects Sonitex STX-1260 plugin.
  • 29 December – 50% off Audio Spillage Elecktroid Drum Machine.
  • 30 December – 50% off Liquid Rhythm’s WaveDNA beat generator.
  • 31 December – 40% off Cakewalk Sonar X3.

Every sale will be 24 hours only.

More information: Plugin Boutique

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Cakewalk releases ScratchPad music app for iPad

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Cakewalk ScratchPad

Cakewalk has released ScratchPad, a music app for iPad.

Designed for any music-creation enthusiast on the go, loop-based ScratchPad for iOS is intended to offer a fun and easy way to create compositions for music creation and live performance. Tweak, scratch, and stutter loops anywhere, any time: Create beats and grooves in seconds by simply dragging and dropping loops from any genre right onto each of nine Expression Pads. Then, manipulate them on the fly through a variety of performance-oriented special effects, including an XY filter pad. Tempos are locked in so loops are never out of sync, and users can record and play back performances directly from the app’s browser.

The app comes loaded with content—but users can also import their own loops via Dropbox for an even more creative experience. ScratchPad can also route to other apps through Audiobus for additional musical possibilities.

ScratchPad features

  • Remix and tweak an assortment of loops and genres.
  • Manipulate loops on the fly.
  • Record your live performance.
  • Never lose the beat–stay on time, all the time.
  • Import loops using Dropbox.

The app is available to purchase for $7.99 USD.

More information: Cakewalk / ScratchPad

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