Cakewalk has introduced ScratchPad – a performance loop sequencer for iPad.
Here’s what they have to say about ScratchPad:
Scratchpad was designed as a fun and easy way to make music on the go. If you are new to music apps or you want to start shaping your own songs ScratchPad is a great way to get started. Easily mix loops that come with ScratchPad or import your own loops using Dropbox. Advanced users can load their own loops and create an interactive way to play with their songs.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Cakewalk’s Jimmy Landry visited the Sonic State studio to talk with Nick Batt about the latest version of their Windows DAW, Sonar X3. Continue reading
Cakewalk has released Sonar X3 – “the biggest upgrade to date” for their Windows DAW.
Sonar X3 includes core workflow enhancements and features like Color Customization, Comping, VST3 Support, ARA integration, Melodyne Essential, Tape Emulator and QuadCurve EQ Zoom & Analyzer. It also adds new effects and instruments, including XLN Audio Addictive Drums, Nomad Factory Blue Tubes FX and Lounge Lizard SONAR.
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Gibson Brands has announced today that it has entered into a letter of intent with Roland Corporation and Cakewalk for Gibson to acquire Cakewalk, makers of Sonar, Z3TA+ 2 and other music software.
Gibson Brands CEO Henry Juszkiewicz says that, as part of Gibson, Cakewalk will “enhance their flagship professional products, pursue provocative R&D initiatives, and continue to serve the needs of musicians and producers”.
Following the closing of the proposed acquisition, a new brand, TASCAM Professional Software, will be created to support, promote, and publish Cakewalk’s current and future professional products. The Cakewalk staff and headquarters will remain in Boston as an independent division.
Cakewalk shared these FAQ’s about the deal: Continue reading
Music software maker Cakewalk has announced the availability of their vintage keyboard VKFX Bundle (designed by Overloud) for the ProChannel platform.
Overloud VKFX is a virtual rack packed with “outstanding” models of vintage analog effect processors, especially suited for keyboard players. It captures the sound of the original masters, which were often the key element in defining a classic instrument’s unique ‘voice’. Continue reading
Music software company Cakewalk today announced the availability of Music Creator 6 Touch on Steam, a popular gaming and entertainment software platform (Portal, Counter-Strike, etc).
Music Creator 6 Touch works on any Windows 7 or 8 PC to create original music.The software has tools, loops, instruments, and FX needed to create, edit, and mix music. Users can share their music using SoundCloud to post music on Facebook and Twitter (or the “old fashioned” way, by burning a CD).
Music Creator 6 Touch also adds touch support for Intel-inspired Ultrabooks and other Windows 8 touch-enabled devices. Using the same multi-touch gestures familiar to smartphone users, musicians can interact directly with Music Creator 6 Touch on their computer screen for a groundbreaking experience.
Previously available as a download from Cakewalk’s store, Music Creator 6 Touch is is the first major music title to appear on Steam, Valve’s game and entertainment delivery platform.
Pricing and availability: Music Creator 6 Touch is available for $49.99/£39.99/49.99Euro on the Cakewalk Store and Steam. Visit Cakewalk for more information.