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Sequential Announces New Prophet XL Synthesizer, More Powerful 76-Key Synth

Sequential has just announced the Prophet XL, a 76-key version of their flagship Prophet X samples-plus-synthesis hybrid synth. The new instrument provides the same powerful combination of high-fidelity samples from 8Dio and full synthesis capabilities that has earned the Prophet X critical acclaim — but makes the concept even more compelling for studio and stage by adding a semi-weighted-action, 76-key, premium-quality Fatar keybed and a new performance mode that allows 32-voice polyphony when using a single sampled instrument and a single oscillator.

At the heart of both the Prophet XL and the Prophet X is a sound engine that powers two simultaneous 16-bit, 48kHz sample-based instruments plus two high-resolution digital oscillators with waveshape modulation — all processed through analog filters. In standard performance mode, the instrument provides bi-timbral, 8-voice-stereo, or 16-voice mono operation.



Dave Smith commented: “We designed the Prophet XL for musicians who wanted mor…
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Buy an UA Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire Rackmount Interface and get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD Satellite DSP Accelerator!

Don’t miss this special end-of-year opportunity! Buy and register a new Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire rackmount interface between October 1st and December 31st, 2018, and you’ll get eve more plug-in processing power — thanks to a FREE UAD-2 Satellite QUAD DSP Accelerator — so you can record, mix, and master with more acclaimed UAD plug-ins.


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Offer valid only for customers who purchase and register an Apollo Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire rackmount interface new from an authorized UA retailer between October 1st and December 31st, 2018. Offer provides one (1) UAD-2 Satellite QUAD Core DSP Accelerator per Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire rackmount unit purchased. Apollo 8 QUAD Thunderbolt interfaces will receive UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt DSP Accelerators; Apollo FireWire interfaces will receive UAD-2 Satellite FireWire DSP Accelerators. UAD-2 Satellite USB and PCIe cards …

Buy an Apollo Twin or Arrow Interface, Get Free Plug-Ins!

Ready to make hits at home? Now through December 31st, purchase and register any new Apollo Twin or Arrow audio interface and get the iconic sounds heard on thousands of hit records with exclusive UAD plug-ins from Neve, Fender, Lexicon, and UA — absolutely FREE!

With their world-class sound and included premium UAD plug-ins, Apollo Twin and Arrow audio interfaces let you add the color of classic Neve preamps, a tweed Fender tube amp, the shimmer of Lexicon reverb, and the best analog tape simulations in the industry to your recordings.

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Avid Release Pro Tools 2018.7 Update

Avid has just announced the release of Pro Tools 2018.7, which is available now in your myavid account. This new Pro Tools update adds new features to all three tiers of Pro Tools that improve workflow, speed and efficiency for both music and audio post customers. It will be available to new customers, current subscribers, and users with an active upgrade plan.

What’s New in Pro Tools 2018 Search to Access the Plug-ins and Busses You Need Forget scrolling through lengthy menus to find the plug-in or bus you need. With tag-like search capabilities integrated into the Inserts, Sends, Inputs, and Outputs menus, you can simply start typing and Pro Tools will instantly display all matching items, enabling you to assign VIs, effects, and busses much faster than before.


Speed Up With Multi-item Menu Selections Pro Tools now makes it easy to select multiple items in a menu in one fell swoop to boost your workflow speed. Control-click (Mac) or Start-click (Windows) on a track Insert, Send, or…

Westwind Media Upgrades Stage 1 to Dolby ATMOS with RSPE Audio Solutions

Westwind Media, already one of the top post production facilities in Los Angeles, has completed their upgrade of Stage 1 to support Dolby ATMOS with help from RSPE Audio—launching the facility into the forefront of the immersive sound market.
Westwind Media provides post-production picture and audio finishing services for some of the highest-rated television productions on air today, including “The Catch,” “Colony,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Good Fight,” “Good Girls Revolt,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal," “How to Get Away with Murder,” and more. Now with the Dolby ATMOS upgrade, Westwind is prepared to deliver this amazing content to the growing home theater ATMOS market.

RSPE Audio Solutions worked to develop a system that tied in to the current technology in Stage 1—three dedicated ProTools HD playback systems all controlled by Dual Operator Avid D-Control consoles. The interface solution was entirely Focusrite RedNet centric featuring some of their most versatile interfaces, the H…

Dolby Atmos Support Coming To Apple TV And DirecTV

Apple TV and DirecTV have begun to support Dolby Atmos content, will your studio be ready to deliver? Apple TV 4K to support Dolby Atmos With their preview of tvOS12 a few weeks ago, Apple announced that support for Dolby Atmos audio would be coming soon to the Apple TV 4K. iTunes Movies will start offering Dolby Atmos this fall, and just like when Apple started offering 4K videos, any movies you already own will get updated to Atmos for free. It will be easier than ever for a growing number of consumers to access and stream Dolby Atmos content into their homes.

DirecTV offers Dolby Atmos for 2018 Winter Olympics, more to come Earlier this year DirecTV presented on-demand coverage of the Winter Olympic games in Dolby Atmos. The Dolby Atmos audio was only available with the DirecTV 4K HDR on-demand version of the Olympic coverage, not with with the fully live broadcasts of the Games, but even this is an improvement in Olympic sports coverage and a sign of more to come. According to Do…

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DSP Accelerator Card for your Mac and Windows-based desktop tower or PCIe expansion chassisIncludes 95 UA-developed plug-ins, fea…