Monthly Archives: August 2008

Ueberschall announces the availability of Club Electro

Sync your system with the stealthy sounds of the current worldwide high-tech Club happenings. Club Électro provides synth groove fury and finesse in an all new approach. 28 towering construction kits which contain edgy minimal to maximal electronic Club sounds. This collection combines an epic spectrum of sequences, deep lead sounds, resonant bass lines, pads, atmospheres and effects as well as hundreds of finely conditioned drum and percussion samples and loops.

New M-Audio ProFire 610 Audio Interface

M-Audio, a leading provider of creative tools for musicians, today unveiled the ProFire 610 FireWire audio interface, which extends the legacy of the bestselling FireWire 410. M-Audio created the ProFire 610 audio interface using many of the same design elements found in the flagship ProFire 2626 interface, in response to demand from customers who need a compact unit with advanced functionality and pristine audio quality. Now users can harness the
power of 24-bit/192kHz audio resolution, M-Audio Octane preamp technology and onboard
DSP mixing in a bus powered unit ready to withstand any road environment.

Metric Halo ships expanded Mobile I/O 2882

Metric Halo announces the immediate availability of the new “future proof” 24-bit/96kHz Mobile I/O 2882 Expanded multi-channel processor and FireWire interface for recording and mixing in the studio or on the road. The portable 18-input/20-output 2882 Expanded incorporates the new 2d Card, which provides a nearly six-fold increase in the DSP power available for processing, routing and mixing in Metric Halo’s world-renowned FireWire audio interfaces.

Audio Damage announces Automaton

Automaton is a unique look at buffer effects, allowing you to experiment with artificial life within your DAW. With four separate effects (Stutter, Modulate, Bitcrush, and Replicate) driven by a cellular automata sequencer, Automaton is capable of adding subtle seemingly random fills and “humanizing” effects, but if you like, you can crank the sequencer up to eleven, and watch as your DAW becomes a petri dish while Automaton makes complete hay of the track you’ve inserted it to.

Behringer announces Eurodesk line update with new SX series

Behringer updates its Eurodesk line of mixers with the new SX series of recording and live sound consoles. First to arrive are the SX2442FX twenty-four channel and SX3242FX thirty-two channel mixers. The SX series is designed to meet the needs of studio and live mixing applications, with a comprehensive set of features that combine sonic excellence and a full complement of mixing & sound modification tools.

Free Operator from Ableton … well almost

Ableton will be running an interesting sales campaign in the fall of 2008. Effectively, customers who buy Ableton Live during the course of the campaign get Operator, Ableton’s acclaimed FM synthesizer, for free. The offer applies to sales of Ableton Live 7, Live 7 LE
and upgrades from Live Lite to the full version between September 1st and October 31st, 2008.