Roland Targets M-Audio With More Cakewalk-Branded Products

Nobody owns the budget audio and MIDI interface gear like M-Audio, but apparently Roland thinks that they need a little competition. Thus Roland is getting a jump-start on the Back-To-School push by expanding their Cakewalk-branded gear line with four new offerings. First up is the new UA-4FX, a compact and portable 24-bit/96 kHz USB audio interface featuring...

Kenton Releases USB Solo – Updated MIDI To CV Converter

Kenton Electronics has released the USB SOLO, a MIDI to CV converter that replaces their 14 year old, Pro Solo. The updated model features a lightweight brushed aluminum chassis made to stand up to the rigors of the stage, as well as the studio. The USB SOLO MIDI – CV converter uses up to four different types of output to control analog synths, enabling...

MixVibes Releases Cross Pack

MixVibes has released CROSS Pack an integrated digital DJ solution. Cross includes the U46MK2 audio interface, control vinyl and CDs, as well as DJ software. MixVibes CROSS Pack claims to offer good sound quality, low latency and stable multiplatform DJ software. One of MixVibes CROSS Pack’s main innovations is a new high definition timecode, primarily...

Death By Audio Unleashes The Robot

Death By Audio, a guitar-pedal shop located in Brooklyn, New York, has unveiled a new pedal that may be attractive to synthesists and electronic percussionists. The Robot is an 8-bit, lo-fi scorcher that the company describes as: “The Robot is a low fidelity 8 bit pitch transposer with absolutely no feelings what-so-ever. It is completely synthetic and...

Apogee Announces GiO – USB Guitar Interface For Mac

Apogee has announced GiO, a guitar interface for Apple’s new Logic Studio 9, MainStage 2 and GarageBand ’09. Combining effects control, recording functions and sound quality, GiO delivers total access to incredible sounding guitar amps and effects in a single foot controller and interface. Features: » Unbalanced 1/4” high impedance instrument...