GForce Unleashes M-Tron Pro
M-Audio has announced that they are now distributing the new M-Tron Pro virtual instrument from its software partner GForce. Building on the legacy of the original M-Tron, the M-Tron Pro software delivers hundreds of additional sounds, providing instant access to the distinctive tones popularized by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, The Moody Blues, Radiohead and others.
The GForce M-Tron Pro 3.5GB sound library features over 200 tape banks (sample sets) including 19 of the original M-Tron tape banks, which have been remastered at London’s Abbey Road Studios. The instrument also delivers 45 brand-new tape banks and over 700 patches, many created by professional recording artists and programmers. In addition, M-Tron Pro software features a whole new set of easy yet powerful editing controls and synth-type parameters — taking the Mellotron experience way beyond the original tape-playback keyboard.
» 200+ total tape banks (sample sets), including:
— 45 brand-new tape banks not found in the original M-Tron
— 19 tape banks from M-Tron virtual instrument, remastered at London’s legendary Abbey Road » Studios
— over 40 looped tape banks
— over 3.5GB of samples total
» 700+ patches including many created by world-class recording artists and programmers
» up to 35 notes, each individually sampled
» dual layer and split keyboard operation
» programmable MIDI CC response via MIDI Learn
» controllable via MIDI controllers such as the M-Audio Axiom® and Oxygen models
» 29 parameters per layer including synth parameters:
— vintage-style ensemble and delay effects
— low-pass, band-pass and high-pass resonant filter section
— tape reverse
— tape half speed
» dynamic keyboard control, including filter aftertouch
» supports standalone, RTAS and VST on Windows XP/SP2, Vista 32, Vista 64
» supports standalone, RTAS, AU and VST on Mac OSX 10.4.x, OSX 10.5.x
The M-Tron Pro virtual instrument costs $199.95 and is slated to ship sometime in December. More information on M-Tron Pro.