Ableton Releases Live 6

Ableton has released the hotly anticipated Live 6. Live 6 now offers Quicktime video support, a professional multisample library, and customizable racks of instruments and effects. Live 6 also satisfies frequent user requests by delivering multicore support, enhanced project management tools, and improved MIDI control.  With Quicktime video support, Live...

TestDrive: Sony PCM-D1 Portable Linear PCM Recorder

A True All-In-One Digital Portable Recorder Or A New Car…You Decide! When Sony first showcased the PCM-D1 at the AES trade show, I got a severe case of technolust. The sexy, beautifully designed, unit was a true digital recorder with built-in mics, a titanium case, and no internal moving parts, save for the tasty analog level meters. As I wiped the drool...

Blue Cat Unveils Triple EQ Series 2.0 Update

A 2.0 update has been released for Blue Cat’s Triple EQ, Stereo Triple EQ and Widening Triple EQ, with real time MIDI control and multiple skins support. Blue Cat’s Triple EQ is an easy to use 3 band semi-parametric equalizer. It includes a low shelf filter, a high shelf filter and a boost/cut peak filter. Its wide range of gain (+/-40 dB per band)...

Sonic Reality Ships 17 New Loop Products

Sonic Reality has announced that 17 new Style Paks are now shipping. Each R.A.W. Style Pak is based on a different genre of music containing pro quality 24 bit Rex2, Apple Loops and Acidized Waves for instant compatibility with every popular DAW and Sampler with total control of the groove. Additionally, 2 powerful multi-style mega collections are also...

StreamCast Loses File-Sharing Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled against the Morpheus online file-sharing software, finding the firm encouraged computer users to share music, movies and other copyright works without permission. The ruling was a sweeping victory for a coalition of Hollywood movie studios, record companies and music publishers who sued Los Angeles-based StreamCast Networks and similar...