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IK Multimedia Intros Three Bundles

IK Multimedia has announced that three new Bundle collections of IK's award-winning music production tools are now shipping:

Zero-G Sound Libraries Now Available as Downloads

Over 120 sound libraries can now be downloaded.

Synthogy Releases Universal Binary Version of Ivory Grand Pianos

Synthogy has released their first Universal Binary version of Ivory for Audio Units. The update is free for all registered Ivory users and requires a previous installation of Ivory 1.5.

These loudspeakers can defy gravity

Here is a great YouTube video of Dr David Deak's 'Acoustic Levitation Chamber'. Using three loudspeakers in a plexiglass cube, he can make little paper cups fly around and control them in three dimensions. He did the project while working for NASA in 1987, and is now an artist. On a similar subject, If you enjoyed the resonance videos mentioned here, you'll probably enjoy this. (thanks, Bryon)

The MPC1000's hacked OS now plays Pong

This isn't - as far as I can work out - a hoax, but a real screenshot from the next version of the unnoficial MPC1000 operating system, which appeared in June 2006. It's been created by an anonymous collective of Japanese hackers who post updates every week or so here. The MPC community have obviously been delighted: "This group of coders has been given the name JJ - short for Japanese Jenius.

First Cubase SX4 screenshots

Thanks to Kirke for passing along this set of early/leaked images from Cubase SX4, showing a distinctly Ableton LIve - inspired look, a useful-looking 'Control Room' routing matrix, and various new plugins. The ever-loyal cubase.net official forums already has 11 pages of people saying how much it's going to suck...



Synthogy Releases Universal Binary Version of Ivory Grand Pianos

Synthogy has released their first Universal Binary version of Ivory for Audio Units. The update is free for all registered Ivory users and requires a previous installation of Ivory 1.5.

 

Apple Recalls Laptop Batteries Because of Risk of Fire

Apple is recalling over a million laptop batteries because of risk of overheating, explosions and fire. Recent Mac laptops have had problems with overheating and there have been reports of Mac laptops exploding into flames.

Now on Tour: Pop Synth Pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey

Oglio Records is releasing a new by electropop synth pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey & Dana Countryman, The Happy Electropop Machine, and the duo will be doing a short tour to support the CD

Griffin Intros Firewave 5.1 Audio Interface

Griffin Technology announced today that they have begun shipping FireWave, an affordable 5.1 Surround Sound solution for Macintosh.

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