Cakewalk Announces Gibson EB 5-String Bass Expansion Pack for Dimension Pro

Cakewalk_Dimension_pro_Gibson_EB-5StringMusic software developer Cakewalk has announced its new Gibson EB 5-String Bass Expansion Pack for their Dimension Pro software synthesizer.

The expansion pack provides eight bass instruments, sampled in 24-bit resolution by Craig Anderton from a pristine example of Gibson’s EB 5-String Bass.

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The Past, Present And Future Of MIDI

At the 2013 NAMM Show, MIDI creators and innovators Alan Parsons, Tom Oberheim, Dave Smith, Jordan Rudess, George Duke and Craig Anderton participated in an uber-panel, discussing the past, present and future of MIDI. Continue reading

Sweetwater Gearfest 2012 Scheduled For June 22-23

Sweetwater has announced GearFest ‘12, scheduled for Friday, June 22th and Saturday, June 23th in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

The event, which they describe as “part trade show, part entertainment event, part flea market, and part musicians’ toyland” is free and open to the public.

This year’s event is bigger than ever, with two days of workshops and seminars, scores of manufacturer exhibits and musical performances. More than 200 manufacturers of musical instruments, music technology, and audio equipment will be on hand.

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