It's A Beta World…

SoundToys Launch Decapitator Public Beta

The evil geniuses at SoundToys have cooked up a little holiday plug-in effects cake for your enjoyment. They have launched a public beta of their new Decapitator analog saturation plug-in… We discussed their new entry at this year’s AES show with the team at SoundToys, and we have to say that if you’re a fan of their effects, you should point...

Image-Line Releases Harmless Virtual Synth For Windows

UPDATED! Image-Line has released Harmless, an additive synthesizer doing subtractive synthesis. Or, a subtractive synthesizer powered by an additive synthesis engine. What’s Image-Line’s angle? Apparently the company feels that “there are too many subtractive synthesizers already, often bragging about being virtual analog. This one is digital,...

Nord Announces Piano – Debut Set For NAMM 2010

Nord has announced the Piano, a dedicated stage piano with 88 keys and a weighted hammer action. It is designed with the performing musician in mind and very lightweight at approx. 18 kg (39.6 lbs), without compromising build quality, sound quality or means of expression. As all the other Nord units, it is designed with a firm focus on extremely fast response...

JDK Audio Releases R-22 Dual Channel Compressor

JDK Audio has released the R-22, a dual channel compressor featuring two channels of API’s patented compressor circuit in a rack mount unit with internal power supply. This is the same compressor circuit originally designed into all ATI Paragon mixing consoles. Each channel includes the patented THRUST switch to protect the sensitive high frequency content...

Aerial7 Debuts New Tank DJ Headphones

Aerial7, a new headphone company in the Skullcandy mode, has dropped a new line of DJ-oriented headphones dubbed the Tank. The company claims the phones are “engineered to deliver the highest-quality listening experience from your mp3 player, cell phone or other music device.” However, your mileage may vary. What we can say is that this company is...