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Shop Beatport December 20th: Keep A Child Alive

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Beatport has announced that it will be donating all of December 20th net proceeds to Keep A Child Alive.

Keep A Child Alive

During this season of giving, it’s important to remember those who are most in need. That’s why, on December 20th, we ask you to join us in the effort to support children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Beatport will donate 100% of our net proceeds to Keep A Child Alive.

Keep A Child Alive is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing life-saving treatment, orphan care, nutrition, and support services to children and families affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa and India. There are 15 million children orphaned in sub-saharan Africa alone, please join us in supporting their efforts to care and provide support for children and families affected by AIDS.

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Universal Audio Donates $50,000 to Japanese Earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Relief Efforts

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Universal Audio has announced it has donated $50,000 USD to the American Red Cross in support of relief efforts in Japan.

Universal Audio

Like the rest of the world, the employees of Universal Audio were shocked and saddened by the devastation caused by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

To help the people of Japan rebuild, Universal Audio worked with its UAD Powered Plug-In customers in April, 2011, developing a promotion that resulted in a joint “customer and company” donation of $50,000 to American Red Cross relief efforts in Japan.

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Soniccouture launches Omnichord sale in support of Japanese Tsunami Appeal

Soniccouture has announced a special sale for Omnichord, a sampled omnichord instrument for Kontakt and EXS24.

If you’ve never bought an instrument from us before, please consider buying this one.

The Omnichord will only be available until 31st April 2011, and we will donate 100% of the sales to the Red Cross Japanese Tsunami Appeal.

Soniccouture Omnichord
Soniccouture Omnichord – Supporting Japanese Tsunami Appeal

Omnichord features

  • KSP Strummer – realistic playing mode.
  • 2 Round Robin layers.
  • 24 Bit 44.1khz Sampling.
  • Sound Design Presets.
  • 100% Donated to Tsunami Appeal.

Omnichord is available to purchase for just $5 USD / 5 EUR / £5 GBP until April 30, 2011.

More information: Soniccouture / Omnichord

Beatport supports Japan with donation of proceeds 3/21

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Beatport Japan relief

Beatport has announced it is inviting you to help raise funds for the American Red Cross by purchasing music at Beatport on Monday, March 21.

Beyond the fact that electronic dance music as we know it wouldn’t exist without Japan’s contributions over the years—just consider the numbers 303, 808, and 909—the ongoing crisis in Japan affects us all, on a purely human scale.

For that reason, on Monday, March 21st, Beatport will donate 100% of our day’s net proceeds to Japanese relief efforts. Join us by shopping on Beatport.com on March 21st.

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monome Community releases HAITI2010

monome Community HAITI2010

The monome Community has released HAITI2010, an album available to the public with 100% of the sale proceeds being donated to Médecins Sans Frontières (msf.org).

The monome user base is a collection of people from across the world (Pin drop map here: http://tinyurl.com/yh53lwf), brought together via the innovative, open source music production hardware that is the monome (monome.org), They pride themselves on a tight-knit, proactive, and helpful community (post.monome.org), where collaborations and projects are frequently happening, the outputs of which range from new software patches to share, to Creative Commons track and album collaborations.

When the community came up with the idea of a compilation album to generate charity donations in light of the terrible disaster in Haiti, einpuls started gathering tracks for the album and the monome community answered swiftly with more than 25 tracks being submitted in just a couple of days.

The community teamed up with Summer Rain Recordings (summerrainrecordings.net) to compile the compilation, with the end result being a 27 track album, each track contributed for free.

The minimum price for the compilation has been set to $1 with no upper limit. Every penny helps, so please donate what you can.

The 27-track HAITI2010 album is available as an immediate download in your choice of 320k mp3, FLAC, or just about any other format you could possibly desire.

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