Internet Broadcasters File Emergency Stay To Halt Rate Increase

The Digital Media Association, NPR and the Small Commercial Webcasters Group filed an emergency stay in the U.S. Court of Appeals to delay higher royalty rates for Internet radio broadcasters. The motion requests that the court delay the “radical and arbitrary” recording royalty rate increase imposed by the Copyright Royalty Board on May 1st....

EastWest Announces Fab Four Virtual Instrument

EastWest has announced the Fab Four Virtual Instrument plug-in. This new release, which coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” is inspired by the sounds of the Beatles, using the same kind of period instruments and rare authentic EMI and other recording equipment the Beatles...

Bias Inc. Updates SoundSoap Pro To Version 1.2 (Universal Binary)

Bias Inc. has updated their excellent SoundSoap Pro to version 1.2. The update allows 100% native compatibility with Apple’s Power PC and Intel-based Macs while also offering support for Windows XP and Vista. The Bias SoundSoap Pro 1.2 update is free to registered users of SoundSoap Pro. More information on SoundSoap Pro 1.2...

EMI Officially Inks Deal With YouTube

EMI, who has got nothing to lose except more money, has inked a deal with YouTube that gives visitors access to videos and recordings from EMI artists. The deal also allows users to massage EMI’s content in their own ways, which is often a dealbreaker in negotiations. The agreement means that all four of the majors are “now official YouTube...

Yellow Tools Takes The Wraps Off Origami 1.5 & Freedom Surround Edition 1.5

Yellow Tools has unveiled Origami 1.5, a real-time Impulse Response Processor. The concern also launched Freedom – Surround Edition, a surround sound enhanced version of Freedom Producer. Freedom Surround Edition comes with 4 additional inserts that are specially designed for editing and customizing surround projects. Both are available in VST and AU...