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AudioEase Premiers Cabinet – Guitar Cabinet Emulator

AudioEase has released Cabinet, convolution based emulation of 33 classic guitar cabinets with a spring reverb and a recording studio live room. Plug-in your favourite pre-amped signal from a real hardware amp, or your favourite pre-amp modeling plug-in and use Cabinet to put the real world into your tracks. Cabinet for Mac and Windows showcases 5 boxes from...

Edifier Releases iF500 iPod Sound System

Let’s be honest, the news about yet another iPod dock is not going to get our blood boiling here at FutureMusic. However, the iF500 system by Edifier, a Canadian concern, is a provocative proposition, at least design-wise. Looking like a Hot Air Balloon, the iF500 is an all-in-one sound system that also includes a FM radio. Features: » All-in-One...

VPI Upgrades ScoutMaster Turntable

VPI has upgraded their ScoutMaster turntable to 2.0 status. The ScoutMaster II is essentially two Scout plinths bolted one on top of the other with a solid steel plate sandwiched in between. An Aries platter and bearing assembly, a newly designed 300RPM motor inside an aluminum housing, the new JMW-9T tonearm and a revised tonearm mount complete the package. ...

D16 Group Releases Nithonat – Roland TR-606 Emulator

D16 Group has released Nithonat, a Roland TR-606 emulator, for Windows and Mac OS X in the VST and AU plug-in flavors. Nithonat is a fully synthesized drum machine based on the classic Roland TR-606. Nithonat not only emulates the original 606, but also enhances the original with extra functionality. On the original 606, the only editable sound parameter was...

Music Recognition Technology Nets More TV Royalties

Two new music recognition companies, TuneSat and Landmark Digital, are now being deployed to net more performing royalties using technology. In fact, not only is the music recognition technology being used to complete automate the process, but it is considerably more accurate. Now that television is expanding to many different formats and distribution channels...