News Archives 2006 February

2006 February 26

Respiri Digitali records
Be Angel news
Dopo il successo del singolo “Crystal Sea” (
supportato da due videoclip relativi ed inserito in moltissime compilation della scorsa estate, tra cui la top seller “M2O vol. 9”) e di “Each Time You Break My Heart” (uscito a fine 2005, una cover pop-dance, ispirata all’omonimo brano di Nick Kamen, caratterizzato dal vintage musicale anni ’80. Oscillante tra sonorita' del passato e vibrazioni attuali, e' stato supportato anche dal video relativo, trasmesso da diversi canali TV) Be Angel ritorna sulla scena musicale con "Find The Answer" ( Italian Version: Intro , AntiquaRadio, Danceextended, Hertlesslovevrs, Dub4anAngel, Enhanced video - English version : Intro, Radio Pop, Antiquaradiormx, Tranceradioedit, Wmp Radio, Wmp Extended, Enhanced video)
Distribuzione da Self.
Respiri Digitali /Pierlorenzo Bassetti - (+39)349.222.16.53

Bacher, Titanium Records, DJ Felipe ...
Nicolas Bacher of Titanium Records tells all to Trackitdown. Interview.
Listen to Felipe & Nicolas Bacher's Battle Of Taratus EP
More info on Titanium Records

Mark Williams – Construct Grooves
Over the last decade Mark Williams developed into a prolific producer and demanded DJ with a distinctive style that has enabled him to play at some of the most respected clubs. Mark has delivered highly respected productions for some of the world’s finest dance labels including ‘Ingoma’, ‘Phont’, ‘Tortured’, ‘Primate’, ‘Pure Plastic’, ‘Dark House’ and his own labels ‘Macumba’ ‘Real Sessions’ and ‘Real vinyl’. As a result of production skills it was more than logic that Monoid labelhead Alex Flatner signed him to his imprint.
Listen to Construct Grooves .
Monoid Recordings - Munchner Strasse 8- 82110 Germering - Germany - eMail , fax (+49)81892431

2006 February 20

Digidesign Pro Tools|HD and Apple Logic Pro 7.2
Apple Logic Pro 7.2 is now fully compatible with Digidesign Pro Tools|HD systems using version 7.1 of DAE (Digidesign Audio Engine). All Logic features are supported, including ESB and EXS24TDM. To install the Pro Tools files needed to support Logic Pro 7.2, customers must download Pro Tools HD 7.1cs4 or higher, available as a free update for all Pro Tools HD 7 owners from the Support section of the Digidesign website.
Logic Pro 7.2 or crossgrade or upgrade are currently available from the Apple website
Although Logic Pro 7.2 is a universal version that runs natively on both Intel- and PowerPC-based Mac systems, Digidesign hardware and Pro Tools software are not yet compatible with Intel-based Mac systems. Pro Tools|HD hardware currently requires a PowerPC-based Mac system or a Windows XP system.Customers using Pro Tools HD 6.9.x and earlier software must use Logic Pro 7.1 or earlier.

M-Audio will support Apple's new Intel-based computers
M-Audio announced support for Apple's new Intel-based computers to several of its most popular USB- and FireWire-compatible products.
Also announced : Live 5.2 will deliver native support for new Intel Macs. Live 5.2 will enter beta testing as soon as the new Intel Core Duo-equipped MacBook Pro is available and is expected to be released in February/March. M-Audio projects the rest of its developed and distributed software will be operable on "MacTel" computers in the near future.

M-Audio - International distributors , e-mail ,
Italy: Midi Music - Torino - Tel (I): +39 011 3185602 , Fax (I): +39 011 3186959 , e-mail

Steinberg Media Technologies / Intel-based Macintosh computers
Steinberg will develope audio software products such (Cubase, Nuendo, etc.) for the latest generation of Intel-based Macintosh computers.
Steinberg's Director of Engineering, Markus Stehlik said "Steinberg's development activity for this exciting new platform is continuing apace. The latest version of our VST plug-in standard released at the NAMM show already supports the Mac/Intel hardware platform, and future Mac versions of our products will also support the new standard".
And Claus Menke, Steinberg's Director of Product Management commented: "We're very pleased with our progress in the development for Mac/Intel and will be offering full support in later versions of Cubase and Nuendo in 2006"

Edirol R-09 WAV/MP3 recorder
Un dimostratore Edirol vi mostra e spiegha (
) tutte le caratteristiche di R-09 Stereo Field Recorder ( disponibile a partire dal prossimo maggio 2006).
Edirol: International: tel:+44 20 8747 5949 , Fax:+44 20 8747 5948 - eMail
Edirol Italy: Tel : 02 93778344 , Fax: 02 93581882 - eMail

Altro nuovo prodotto e' l'interfaccia Audio/MIDI UA-4FX, che sara' disponibile dal prossimo marzo 2006

Apple PowerPC Intel Logic Pro 7.2
Apple has released a crossgrade to upgrade any version of Logic Pro 7 to version 7.2, native on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macintosh computers (price is $49) . Also available integrated support for the Apogee Ensemble FireWire interface, compatibility with Pro Tools HD 7 DAE, a complement of feature enhancements and improvements, and project compatibility with GarageBand 3.
Logic Pro 7.2 or crossgrade or upgrade are currently available from the Apple website.

IK Multimedia that CSR - 4 Classik Studio Reverb plug-ins
CSR - Classik Studio Reverb is now shipping. CSR has an introductory MSRP of $399/Euro329 and has a cross-grade price of $249/Euro199+VAT. It is currently available in the IK dealer/distributor network worldwide
CSR supports all the most popular plug-in platforms in both Windows XP and Mac OSX including VST, RTAS and AU. A TDM version for Pro Tools® systems is also under development.
CSR offers 4 high-end reverb choices: PLATE, ROOM, HALL, and INVERSE, designed to get the maximum musicality for easy integration into any mix situation. CSR also comes with 140 high quality presets and smooth parameter morphing capabilities.
Minimum System Requirements
Macintosh 866MHz Power Macintosh G4, with 512MB of RAM, Mac OS X 10.3 or later, 1024x768 screen thousands of colors.
Windows Pentium® III 1GHz/Athlon™ XP 1.33GHz with 256MB of RAM, Windows® XP, 1024x768 screen thousands of colors.
IK Multimedia Production srl Via dell'Industria, 46 - 41100 Modena - Italy
Phone: +39-059-285496 Fax: +39-059-286167 , e-mail
IK Mutimedia Distributors

Go Down Records bands on tour
Artists: Small Jackets, Ojm, Baby Ruth, Veracrash dates
Ojm Talking About Revolution , Baby Ruth Honey , Small Jackets Tell Me Baby
Go Down Records - Via Gualdello 480, 47020 - Longiano (Forli' ) - Italy , eMail

Tragma Records
Out now: Raverdiago - Shake your ass (
Original Mix, Verano Mix, Bass Cap Mix)
Distributerd by Vinyl Distr. , Also available @ DJ Shop and DJ Exclusive
Tragma . e-mail

2006 February 3

Finale MacIntel support
Finale will support new Apple Intel-based Mac computers. The next version of Finale will be available as a Universal Binary version, running natively on both PowerPC and Intel-based Macs.
There is no release date of this upcoming binary version.
Notation Software Support : Mac , Window

Sibelius update v 4.1
The new release features : Support for new Garritan Personal Orchestra Sibelius Edition and Sibelius Rock and Pop Collection products, Bar number ranges on multirests, Advance through attached video files one frame at a time, Two new plug-ins, Create any MIDI controller change message via Play-Dictionary, Easily create dynamic parts in different transpositions from the same instrument, New timecode formats, Supports new Apple Mighty Mouse, Supports PostScript (Type 1) music fonts .....
Sibelius - e-mail

Yamaha Disklavier once again wins "Product Of The Year"in MMR Dealers' Choice Awards hosted by Musical Merchandise Review magazine.
The entire Yamaha Disklavier line, led by the Wi-Fi-enabled Disklavier Mark IV, has broken new ground with a fifth consecutive win as “Product of the Year” in the 12th annual Dealers’ Choice Awards hosted by Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) magazine.
No other product line has achieved this distinction as many as four times in a row. The industry magazine conducts the annual award program by canvassing thousands of music products’ retailers by fax, e-mail and publication insertions.
“We continually strive to sustain and surpass the outstanding quality our customers have come to expect,” says Paul Calvin, general manager, Piano Division, Yamaha Corporation of America. “This honor, determined by the individual votes of the retailers we work so hard to serve, is extremely gratifying, and a tribute to everyone at Yamaha who makes the Disklavier a reality.”
The Yamaha Disklavier Mark IV builds upon the sophistication of previous generations of the award-winning line of Yamaha performance-reproducing pianos by adding a variety of high-tech features. Its two controllers, one a full-screen color tablet and the other a pocket-size remote, can operate its wide-ranging functions from anywhere in a user’s home.
For more info: Yamaha Corporation of America, Piano Division, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622, tel (714) 522-9011, eMail

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