Sonar 8: Pre-Orders Start Sept. 22, 2008 + $99 Deal on Dimension Pro or Rapture

I just popped over to and saw a few items of note. First, Cakewalk will be taking pre-orders Sonar on September 22nd. I couldn't find any information on their site about what is going to be in version 8 - just the banner you see above. Revised: Cakewalk has now officially announced. You can... Continue Reading →

New book – Cakewalk Syntheizers: From Presets to Power User Those of you looking to learn about and/or dig deeper into Cakewalk virtual instruments will want to check out this new book Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets to Power User. The book is written by   Simon Cann, a musician and writer based in London. According to the press release - "Cakewalk Synthesizers: From Presets... Continue Reading →

Free Expansion Packs for Dimension Pro and Rapture Virtual Instruments

Cakewalk has released a second series of free expansion packs for their virtual instruments Dimension Pro and Rapture for registered users. Below you'll find links to all free expansion packs, free updates, demos, and links to these items on Musician''s friend who is selling these instruments at a discount. Links to Free Expansion Packs |... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Cakewalk introduces Rapture – a new virtual synth

The National Association Music Manufacturers conference was Jan 19-22. Consequently a lot of gear hit the market.  This is the first of many  posts  offering highlights.Cakewalk announced a new virtual  synthesizer (official press release). Sonic state has a video of this synth in action. The software has released and is available on Musicians' Friend for... Continue Reading →

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