xoxos Releases Hyperion – Algorithmic MIDI Note Generator For Windows

xoxos has released Hyperion, a semi-modular, scaled and algorithmic MIDI note generator for Windows that is suitable for a wide range of applications from live performance to automated composition. Hyperion produces glissandos or subtly varying sequences for up to three parts on three separate MIDI channels using a simple chord function. LFOs, sequencers and...

TestDrive: M-Audio EX66 Nearfield Monitors

M-Audio recently sent over their EX66 nearfield monitors for us to TestDrive. Although the monitors have been around for about a year, the EX66′s push M-Audio beyond their budget monitoring options and into a new price point for the concern. It’s obvious that M-Audio wanted to make a statement with the EX66′s. Not only do they incorporate...

3G iPhone Rumors Reach Deafening Levels

We’ve been a little reluctant to discuss the new 3G iPhone rumors, but in case you’re dying to know the latest details, here’s what’s currently circulating the bowl: » The new 3G iPhone will support 3G. Likely » Rumors are that AT&T plans to subsidize $200 of the total price of the 3G iPhone with a 2 year contract bringing...

de la Mancha Upgrades Dirtbox To Version 3.0

de la Mancha has upgraded Dirtbox to version 3.0. Dirtbox is a compression / distortion / modulation VST plug-in for Windows that the Manchamen claim has the potential to get very loud and very nasty. dirtbox is an effect plug-in designed to compress, distort and modulate your audio into a whole new filthy world, from subtle warmth to dynamic destruction. It’s...

RIAA Releases 2007 Year-End Shipment Stats – CD’s Drop 17.5%

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the US Manufacturers’ Unit Shipments and Value Chart for 2007. The results are just plain ugly, and showcase the music industry’s continued free fall. 2007 Year-End Shipment Highlights » Net CD shipments dropped 17.5% » Dollar value of Net CD shipments dropped 20.5%. »...