Monthly Archives: July 2007

Massey releases TD5 delay plugin

Steven Massey has finished his work on TD5, a analog tape delay plug-in. Simply put, the TD5 sounds and acts like a real-life vintage tape delay. Deep, thick, gritty, and three dimensional. The TD5 has up to 2 seconds of delay time, can sync to the Pro Tools tempo map, and provides a number of tonal options.

Open Labs releases Timbaland Special Edition MiKo

Open Labs introduced the Timbaland Special Edition MiKo keyboard workcenter today. Building on the standard features of the MiKo LX, an all-in-one portable studio powered by Windows XP that is capable of running virtually any Windows XP compatible software including a variety of DAW software, virtual instruments (VSTi), virtual effects (VST) and other music applications, the Timbaland Special Edition takes this robust instrument to an entirely new level of performance and creativity.

Yamaha announces six upgraded MG Series Analog Mixers

Yamaha announces its rollout of six upgraded MG Series analog mixers, adding to the four models introduced earlier this year. Drawing on Yamaha’s extensive experience and expertise in sound processing, these new mixers include features inherited from the company’s professional mixing consoles and offer intuitive operation, crystalline sound and components that are optimized to work together.

RME MADI now available for PCI Express

Today RME announced the new HDSPe MADI card to be shipping. RME further expands the “e”-line of Hammerfall DSP recording solutions for the PCI Express bus found in current Apple OS and Windows based desktop computers. With higher data rates the PCI Express bus enables high channel counts associated with lowest latency options.

Roland releases their flaghip SP-555 sampler

Roland has released its new flagship SP-555 Sampling Workstation for its popular SP Sampler lineup. The SP-555 comes complete with 16 velocity sensitive pads, 37 Fantom-quality effects, an exciting new LOOP CAPTURE function, beefed up internal sample memory, and total computer integration with USB MIDI/AUDIO connectivity. Roland say that the new SP-555 is the perfect weapon for artists looking for new ways to get their creativity juices flowing.

TC Electronic Namm news

TC Electronic is now shipping Konnekt Live, the audio interface especially designed for live performers. The same high quality audio converters and effects from TC Electronic’s Konnekt 24D are geared towards live performance in a road worthy package.