Ohm Studio, ‘The First Real-Time Collaborative Digital Audio Workstation”, Now Available

Ohm Studio now availableOhm Force has announced the availability of Ohm Studio, “the first real-time collaborative digital audio workstation.”

Ohm Studio has the standard features that you expect in a digital audio workstation, such as audio recording, MIDI sequencing and virtual instrument support.

What makes Ohm Studio unique, though, is the baked-in support for Internet based collaboration. This includes features like:

  • Real-time collaboration;
  • Cohmmunity – social networking for musicians;
  • Seamless project synchronization between locations;
  • Collaborative freeze – if you’ve got plugins that your collaborator doesn’t have, you can ‘freeze’ the track as audio and share it;
  • Cross-platform compatibility; and
  • Cloud-based storage.

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Digital Musician Intros Online Music Collaboration Plugin

Online music collaboration community Digital Musican has released the Digital Musician Plug-in (DMP), a plug-in that sits in any insert channel of any VST or AU Audio Sequencer/ DAW.

The plugin enables real time, connection of different music production applications, via the Internet. DMP is free for registered users of digitalmusician.net.

“Using the DMP I can be running my Cubase on Windows in my Hamburg studio, collaborating with my guitarist in Los Angeles running her Logic system – all recording in real time in a simple smooth work-flow,” says Digital Musician Chief Technology Officer Charlie Steinberg. “It’s as though we are all in the same studio together.”

“The DMP is a milestone in my vision for musicians to connect, collaborate and produce music together, no matter where they are in the world,” adds Steinberg. Continue reading

Sneak Preview Of Ohm Studio, The Internet DAW

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This is a preview of Ohm Studio – a standalone DAW/sequencer that will allow you to make music collaborations with your friends or musical partners from all the world via the Internet.

This video shows the Ohm Studio prototype and some of its real-time features in action.

If you’re interested in being part of the Ohm Studio beta test, check out the Ohm Studio site.

Ohm Studio Internet Music Collaboration Platform Sneak Preview

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This is a preview of Ohm Studio – a new Internet music collaboration platform that looks a bit like GarageBand for the Web.

The service is now in beta – but the service looks pretty cool and the preview video is is pretty styletastic.

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Connect Sequencers Over the Internet

VSTunnel is a new plug-in that lets users connect several sequencers over the Internet.

The VSTunnel Plug-In is used like an insert effect in the sequencer’s master out channel.When started,a wizard starts,which allows the user to start a session or to join another session. When users create their own session,they decide whether to make it public or private. When private, the creator can use their own method of distributing their session key, for example, email distribution. Whatever suits a user best. And of course, public sessions are for anybody and everybody. A list of all public sessions is offered to the user. It can be sorted by genre, speeding up the search for music of taste. By clicking on a session,it can be pre-listened. By a further click,a session can be joined. Continue reading

Source-Connect VPN Lets Users Create Private Music Networks Across Globe

Source Elements has announced the release of Source-Connect VPN, an upgrade to Source-Connect, the Pro Tools networking plug-in.

Source-Connect VPN supports secure streaming audio from one Pro Tools system to another, utilizing your leased and privately owned lines. As a complement to Source-Connect, the VPN upgrade provides an additional layer of network control. Together, they allow direct-to-timeline recording with real-time, broadcast-quality audio using only T1, Cable, or DSL Internet connections from anywhere in the world.

Source-Connect and Source Connect VPN eliminate the need for expensive ISDN lines, hardware, subscription fees and minute-by-minute line charges, enabling affordable high-quality connections between studios, voiceover talent and musicians. Source Elements founder John Binder states, “The addition of VPN security to the family of Source Connect products means that potential users presently locked away from the rest of the world can now safely connect with talent and studios around the world without violating their own company’s network security protocols. The potential cost savings in travel and the scheduling flexibility afforded everyone concerned make Source Connect VPN a must have tool for any studio with remote recording needs”. Continue reading