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Garritan Personal Orchestra instrument library will be available for Propellerhead Reason

Garritan has announced that a special light version of the Garritan Personal Orchestra instrument library will be available for the Propellerhead Reason. According to Garritan  "The library is a Reason Refill sample based instrument library for all versions of Propellerhead’s Reason, and includes over 180 instrument patches for the Garritan Personal Orchestra instrument library." More […]

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Cakewalk Project 5 2.5 Developers Blog

Development of Project 5 Version 2.5 is under way. Cakewalk has just launched a developers blog. In this blog "For the first time, Cakewalk is going to give you a hands-on look at the new Project5 as we countdown to the release." Use the comments links at the bottom of this post to offer thoughts […]

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Ableton Live 6 and Sampler now Available!!!

Ableton Live 6 and Ableton Sampler have released. Below are links related to each: Ableton Live 6: Ableton Live 6 Overview Page Press release for Ableton Live 6 What’s new in Live 6 Video Ableton Sampler: Ableton Sampler Overview Page Press release for Ableton Sampler Sampler video Ableton is also offering discounts on instruments if […]

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MTV is a acquiring the makers of Guitar Hero

I know some musicians out there are addicted to the Playstation 2 game Guitar Hero. Here is some news for you (I saw this on digg.) "MTV, the cable TV channel some critics have accused of straying too far from its musical roots, is to acquire Harmonix Music Systems, a maker of music-oriented video games, […]

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Cakewalk Announces Sonar 6 and is taking pre-orders

I just noticed today that Cakewalk has revamped it’s web site. As you can see form the image on the left, they’ve also announced Sonar 6. According to their web site, Sonar 6 will be shipping worldwide by the end of September. They are taking pre-orders for upgrades here . They list pricing (US) as […]

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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” (Universal and DreamWorks) John […]