Archive | March, 2011

DiGiCo Announces New Dante Interface at Prolight+Sound 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — DiGiCo announces the adoption of Audinate’s Dante digital networking solution and the launch of two new Dante implemented products at this year’s Prolight+Sound. “The first, an eight channel I/O module for the SD-Rack, is something we believe the industry would expect from DiGiCo,” explains managing director James Gordon. “The […]

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California Copyright Conference to present an evening exploring ‘Music Rights from a Global Perspective’ on April 13 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Every day brings news affecting the rights of songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property. This has led the California Copyright Conference (CCC) to present an evening exploring “Music Rights from a Global Perspective” on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 in Sherman Oaks, California. “This is an event […]

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Native Instruments Releases MASCHINE 1.6 with plug-in hosting

Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today released MASCHINE 1.6, a major free update for its acclaimed groove production studio. With the addition of plug-in hosting for instruments and effects, the new version significantly expands the scope and functionality of the system. MASCHINE 1.6 also includes a free download of the new KOMPLETE […]

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Native Instruments Introduces RAZOR Virtual Instrument

Berlin, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Native Instruments today introduced RAZOR, an innovative and highly distinctive software synthesizer designed together with forward-thinking electronic artist Errorsmith. For use in REAKTOR 5 and in the free REAKTOR PLAYER, RAZOR uses powerful additive synthesis to create intense and profoundly modern sounds for contemporary electronic music production. Berlin-based producer […]

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REVIEW: Taxi Doll’s Leading Lady, Dhana, Releases Solo EP, ‘Confessions of a Lily Rouge’

Music Industry Newswire REVIEW: “Dhana” is a European born blonde diva and lead singer of dance rock group “TaxiDoll.” In this, her first solo release, “Confessions of a Lily Rouge” (Fly Me To The Moon Music), Dhana delivers a potent concoction of electronic pop and emotive balladry, with sonic characteristics reminiscent of Dido, Tori Amos, […]

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Best Service announces ‘Evolution Series World Percussion’ Sound Library

Munchen, Germany /Music Industry Newswire/ — Best Service announces, “World Percussion.” Evolution Series, an Australian sample library developer, has recently created the next generation World Percussion virtual instrument offering unprecedented sound quality and endless creativity. World Percussion is all about creating beautifully engineered and completely unique virtual instruments for the most discerning film, TV, game […]

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Turbosound Partners with Audinate and Lab.gruppen in new Flashline Array

PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — In a joint technical initiative with Audinate and Lab.gruppen aimed at providing the class-leading performance of the industry standard Lake DSP, the power of Lab.gruppen’s PLM platform and Audinate’s Dante(TM) networked audio distribution, Turbosound has announced the release of the Dante-enabled 20000DP amplifier to power its new Flashline Line […]

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Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Bob Moog Foundation today announced that music software developer Spectrasonics has launched a unique, multi-faceted tribute to honor the legacy of synthesizer pioneer Dr. Robert Moog. Spectrasonics has released the “Bob Moog Tribute Library” created by renowned artists for Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere(R) virtual instrument software, and also kicked off […]

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Why Is the Christian Music Market Ashamed of Itself?

Music Industry Newswire COLUMN: The old “Bait and “Switch” trick has been around as long as human beings have slobbered on themselves into sentience. This trick is especially rampant in two fields: Sales and Marketing. So you can imagine my surprise as I’ve watched the ol’ “Bait and Switch” rear its head in none other […]

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Kurzweil Updates PC3LE Software with Full V.A.S.T. Editing and More

Waltham, Mass. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Kurzweil Music Systems recently introduced a major system overhaul that adds a number of exciting new features to the LE. Version 2.01 is the latest, following up with further improvements. With the recent system overhaul, the PC3LE now gives users access to the entire VAST synthesis engine, with nearly […]

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Audinate Dante Technology Graduates to Millikin University

PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — For over 100 years, Millikin University, a private comprehensive university located in Decatur, Ill., has had a unique approach to education. It stresses performance learning, requiring students to practice their learning both inside and outside the classroom. This is just what Ronnie Dean, professor and technical director for the […]

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Riverdies from Rio de Janeiro Rocks the Palco do Rock Festival

Salvador, Bahia /Music Industry Newswire/ — From the 5th to 8th of March, Bahia will not be only the capital of the axe music, but will be also the capital of Rock’n’Roll. ACCRBA, a leading Brazilian-based non-profit association established 1994, announces the launch of the 17th edition of the Palco do Rock Festival, sponsored by […]

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Digital Data Exchange: Taking a Byte Out of Information Miscommunication

COLUMN: There are friendly battles between many organizations in the music industry. Competition brings that out. There are also some interesting love/hate relationships. You know, like when companies want to fight Apple, but only when they’re not trying to get into bed with them. So it is interesting when an organization can bring together such […]

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REVIEW: B and Elephants – A Compelling Romantic Bi-Cultural Journey

REVIEW: The four piece group “B and Elephants” delivers innovative yet passionate progressive world music comprising fundamentally of Spanish folk and Classical Indian styles embedded in a dreamy and fresh psychedelic rock constant. B&E appear to be an unusual phenomenon, referring to themselves as ‘Psychedelic ethnic acoustic rock.’ A distinctive continental tone is produced by […]

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The Bob Moog Foundation wins NonProfit PR Grant to help educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Neotrope announced this week that The Bob Moog Foundation has been named its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation’s mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and […]

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Making the Country Music Charts Sing, Sandra Piller Premieres New Video for ‘Days Like These’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — With the title track from her new album, “Days Like These,” gathering radio spins, country singer Sandra Piller is happily watching it climb several charts while touching the hearts of listeners at country and Christian country radio. “And now, there’s a video that shows many of the wonderful […]

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Audinate and Spain based Red Rocks Audio Announce Collaboration

PORTLAND, Ore. /Music Industry Newswire/ — Audinate and Red Rocks Audio SL have entered into an agreement to incorporate Dante technology as the default digital networking solution for all Red Rocks Audio future products and designs. The first of these products is scheduled to launch by Q4 of 2011. Located in Santiago de Compostela, in […]

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