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Posts from March 2006

Tips: FL Studio 6 - Using the browser to quickly find and load presets

Many people load presets into FL Studio generators/instruments by clicking the "Plugin options" then selecting "Presets". The disadvantage of this method is that once you've selected a preset, the list disappears - so to load a different patch you have to go through all the clicks again. In FL Studio... Read more →

M-Audio MicroTrack 24/96 - Mobile digital recorder for musicians, sound designers, podcasters - Save $99.66

Get the M-Audio MicroTrack 24/96 2-Channel Mobile Digital Recorder on Musicians Friend and save SAVE $99.96. Whether you are a musician, sound designer, or podcaster - one of the most important features to consider when buying a portable digital recorder is audio quality. Consumer level voice recorders and devices (such... Read more →

Cakewalk Rapture Virtual Synth is shipping - good deal at Musicians Friend

Cakewalk is shipping their new new virtual synthesizer. Musicians' Friend is selling it for for $199! (save $89) Rapture Highlights: Wavetable synthesizer with cutting edge sound manipulation capabilities, well suited for electronica-related music styles Non-aliasing resampling engine for pristine sound quality Over 500 professionally-crafted sound programsSix fully-programmable, stereo sound-generating Elements... Read more →

Axiom Series USB/Midi Keyboard - Great Solution for Live and Studio

The new Axiom Series of USB/Midi Keyboard hit the market. Check out these features - velocity-sensitive, semi-weighted key action with assignable aftertouch, 8 rubberized trigger pads for drum programming, 8 endless rotary encoder knobs, 6 transport controls, pitch/mod wheels, and a backlit LCD. It also offers assignable sustain/expression pedal jacks,... Read more →

Academy awards related to music and sound

Thought I'd recap the Oscar winners related to music and audio. (photo from flickr user wannabehipster) Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score) Winner - “Brokeback Mountain” (Focus Features) Gustavo Santaolalla “The Constant Gardener” (Focus Features) Alberto Iglesias “Memoirs of a Geisha” (Sony Pictures Releasing) John Williams “Munich”... Read more →