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Mackie Introduces SRM1801 Powered Subwoofer

Mackie has unveil the SRM1801, a powered subwoofer designed to complement their SRM450 series PA system. The 18″ sub delivers powerful lows via a ported bass reflex design which is married to a lightweight, efficient Class-D Fast Recovery power amplifier, delivering 1000 Watts of peak power. This makes the sub lightweight and portable, without compromising...

Analogue Solutions Announce Tereshkova Analog Modular Synth

Tom Carpenter the mad scientist behind Analogue Solutions has announced a new modular synth to add to his family of tweaky bits of kit. The Tereshkova is based on the Vostok with an extra LFO, two VCAs and two Multiples. Unfortunately, we can’t tell you much more because poor Tom doesn’t have much time to devote to his 1971 era website, let alone...

Shure VS. Ultimate Ears Same As Gillette VS. Schick?

When Ultimate Ears unveiled their new UE 18 Pro earphones with SIX drivers, we had to giggle. Why? Well not only are they $1350 dollars, but they seem to keep uping the ante of how many drivers they can cram into an earpiece in an effort to top Shure, who’s playing the same game. The whole thing reminds us of the razor blade war between Gillette and...

Rayzoon Upgrades Jamstix To Version 3.0

Rayzoon has announced that it has upgraded Jamstix, its virtual drummer, to version 3.0. Jamstix 3 improves on its predecessor with a larger interface, more styles and drummers, many new features and enhancements as well as the brand-new “song builder” wizard, which can create a complete multi-part drum arrangement with fills in seconds. Memory...

Wok Unleashes Cromina String Machine Plug-In For Windows

Wok has released Cromina String Machine, a physically modeled emulator of the Solina, Crumar and Logan keyboards. These synths had a very particular string sound that Wok took a year to develop a plug-in to match their unique flavor. Wok claims the soundwise peculiarities of the frequency divider circuit and the BBD modulation section can not be successfully...