Alesis introduces DM8 USB Kit and DM8 Pro Kit electronic drumsets

Alesis has introduced the DM8 USB Kit and DM8 Pro Kit, two new electronic drumsets. Alesis’ latest drum module in a line now spanning 20 years, the DM8 builds on the success of the top-of-the-line … read more

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Steinberg VST Expression 2 breaks new ground in Cubase 6

Steinberg has announced VST Expression 2, cutting-edge Cubase 6 tools which revolutionize workflow for composing with VST and MIDI. Boasting many new features and enhanced functionality, Cubase 6 has already drawn considerable attention since yesterday’s … read more

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Akai Professional announces RPM3, professional monitoring system with built-in USB audio interface

Akai Professional has announced the RPM3, its new hybrid reference monitors and USB audio interface system. RPM3 monitors provide full-range frequency response to ensure audio reference that is true, yet powerful. A Bass Boost switch … read more

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Alesis introduces iO4, 24-bit USB audio interface

Alesis has announced the iO4, a new USB audio interface. The iO4 is a compact audio-recording interface for home, project and portable studio recording setups. This four-channel USB device for Mac and PC-based systems enables … read more

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Alesis announces DMPhones isolating headphones

Alesis has announced the DMPhones sound isolating headphones. One of the benefits of electronic drumsets is the ability to practice quietly by using headphones. Having headphones that can accurately reproduce the high frequencies of cymbals, … read more

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Alesis introduces MultiMix 16 USD FX, audio mixer & recording interface

Alesis has announced the MultiMix 16 USB FX, an 16-channel audio mixer with digital effects and USB recording interface. The MultiMix 16 USB FX is a 16-channel desktop mixer designed for easy integration into musicians’ … read more

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Dave Smith and Roger Linn announce Tempest, Analog Drum Machine

Dave Smith and Roger Linn have announced the Tempest, a new analog drum machine, introduced at the 2011 NAMM Show. Tempest is a collaboration between Smith and longtime friend and fellow instrument designer Roger Linn. … read more

Rob Papen unveils Punch, virtual percussive instrument

European distributor Time+Space has announced that synth extraordinaire Rob Papen will be unveiling his brand new virtual synth Punch at NAMM 2011 today which combines sampled and synthesized drums in a high quality percussive instrument. … read more

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Alesis announces QX49, USB/MIDI keyboard controller

Alesis has announced the QX49, a USB/MIDI keyboard controller. The QX49 is the perfect choice to take commanding, tactile control over any music production software. Through a standard USB connection, the QX49 receives power while … read more

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Numark debuts NS6, 4-channel DJ controller with built-in mixer for Serato ITCH

Numark has introduced the NS6, a DJ controller for Serato ITCH which delivers massive control, mixing and I/O capabilities. NS6 is a 4-channel Digital DJ controller with complete built in mixer and 4 decks of … read more

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TC Electronic announces Blacksmith, new crown jewel of the bass amp 2.0 concept

TC Electronic has introduced the Blacksmith, a bass amp which unites immense power and versatility, achieving raw excellence. With Blacksmith on-stage, power is not an issue – large clubs, major venues or full-scale stadiums, Blacksmith … read more

TC Electronic introduces 5 new TonePrint effect pedals

TC Electronic has introduced 5 amazing guitar pedals that let users play with unique tones created by some of the world’s greatest guitar players. These new pedals – Corona Chorus, Flashback Delay & Looper, Vortex … read more

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Akai Professional announces Analog Custom Shop line of guitar products

Akai Professional has announced the Analog Custom Shop line of guitar products, bringing ‘Boutique’ sound to all with a collection of ten premium guitar pedals. As with previous Akai Professional guitar pedals like the E2 … read more

Akai Professional announces EIE I/O audio interface

Akai Professional has announced the EIE I/O, a premium audio interface which provides simultaneous 4-channel recording, dual stereo output pairs and three additional USB ports for peripherals. The EIE I/O is a tabletop USB audio … read more

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PreSonus NAMM Special, Studio One Artist for $20.11

PreSonus has launched a special NAMM offer for its Studio One Artist digital audio workstation software. We’ve gone utterly crazy, and we want you to take advantage of it! PreSonus is celebrating the 2011 NAMM … read more

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Short links for January 11th, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # OP-1, NAMM 2011 Teenage Engineering: If you're at NAMM, please come by our booth, we'll be showing alot of new crazy features! # BLEEP – The Top 100 … read more

Source Audio at NAMM, Sound Minds: Enhancing your musical creativity with effects

Source Audio has announced Sound Minds: Enhancing your musical creativity with effects, its special artist appearance program for the 2011 Winter NAMM show. Through the years we’ve spent introducing music effects both classic and new, … read more

MOTU debuts 828mk3 Hybrid Firewire/USB2 Audio Interface for NAMM 2011

In anticipation of its debut at the Winter NAMM 2011 exhibition next week in Anaheim, CA, MOTU has unveiled the 828mk3 Hybrid, an enhanced version of their popular 828 audio interface that now provides flexible … read more

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Behringer announces X32, 32-channel digital mixing console

Behringer has announced the X32, a new digital mixer. When you’re ready to make the jump from tic-tac-toe to chess, pay us a visit. The X32 represents BEHRINGER’s domination strategy in the digital mixing tournament … read more

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Boss launches Loop Station World Championship

Boss has announced the launch of the Loop Station World Championship, a change to win $3,000 in gear, and a trip to the Winter NAMM 2010. Guitarists, bassists, keyboard players, beatboxers, looping musicians of all … read more

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