What USB digital-to-analog interface.
Why A “plug and play” digital-to-analog pro audio interface that removes the need to use existing computer sound card outputs.
How Features transformer-balanced output isolation to minimize ground loops, extraneous interaction noise/hum, and distortion, as well as promote acleaner sound with minimal artifacts.
What High-end Yamaha Oak Custom drumkit and Bamboo snare.
Why The crack and strong tone of the included Yamaha Bamboo snare makes itvery easy to place in a mix.
How Oak is great material for a drum shell; it resonates with a solid fundamental, delivering awesome power when played. Consequently,the toms sound very full-bodied and the bass drum offers a devastating low-endresponse. This expansion kit offers a wide variety of recordings including sticks, mallets,brushes, and hotrods on toms, along with two beater types for the kick.
Price $50 (download only) for registered BFD2 owners.
What Advanceddrum synthesis ReFillfor Propellerhead’sReason.
Why Instead ofretreading the same old electronic drum sounds,Synthetic Kits uses FM synthesis, formants, granularsynthesis, etc. to create kits that are suitable for awide variety of genres.
How Presented in Combinator format, Synthetic Kits uses Thor, Malstrom and SubTractor to createthese kits from scratch. As these kits are composedout of Reason synths, you can tweak them intototally new sounds using their fully-mapped Combinatorand Thor knobs.
What Field recorder built for theApple iPhone and iPod Touch.
Why Audio pros can now usethis mobile platform for seriousfield recording with an accuraterealtime wave form display, audiomarkers, and instant downloading/uploading of audio files.
How FiRe supports stereorecording with external microphonessuch as the Blue Mikey.
When using the internal mic, thescreen rotates 180 degrees, allowing better device positioning. Also included: accurate VUmeters for input and output signals, a moveable playback head,configurable time units, the ability to tag recordings with locationsdata, and an overdub mode for layering tracks.
What Individual processor plug-in modules.
Why With the recession in full effect, you can now purchase only the plug-ins you need. Instead of killing your wallet with package deals, you can now pick and choose single plug-ins from their award-winning TRackS3 Deluxe mastering/mixing suite.
Plug-ins Vintage Compressor 670, Vintage Tube Program EQ EQP1-A,Opto Compressor, Linear Phase EQ, Brickwall Limiter, Classic EQ, ClassicCompressor, Classic Limiter, Classic Clipper, and Metering Suite (Peak,Perceived Loudness, Phase, RMS meters, and Spectrum analyzer).
Price $99 each