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Posts from January 2006

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... Read more →


New Howard Jones album on iTunes

It's been 20 years since the 80s synth-pop icon Howard Jones exploded on to the music scene.What's he been up to? Well, back in 1997 he started his own label, dtox. He is releasing new material on this label as well as material from other bands such as dba. I... Read more →


Get 10% off of the new release of FL Studio

FL Studio 6 just released. FL Studio has always been one of my favorite virtual software music environments - especially if you want to go beyond simply creating music on royalty free loops. This is a fantastic new release with tons of new features. I'll mention a few new features... Read more →


Sneak peak at the next version of Windows - Windows Vista, MTV Urge Music Service, Windows Mobile, Media Center, XBOX 360 and more...

Windows Vista is still a year away, but you can get a sneak peak into the next version by watching the webcast of the Bill Gates Keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2006. The keynote offers a live demonstration of some of the "fantastic new features" of Vista. The... Read more →