EMU just dropped off their Beat Garden 32 MB ROM sound set which combines techno and dance instruments with acoustic instruments and percussion. Though it was just released recently, this impressive sound set has already garnered plenty of acclaim for its selection of unusual sounds, all designed by world-famous sound shaper Rob Papen.
Reflecting the modern audio times we are in, the Audio Engineering Society’s (AES) Technical Council has launched a tutorial project on CD-ROM, “Perceptual Audio Coders: What to Listen For.” Developed by the Technical Committee on Coding of Audio Signals, and produced by Dr. Markus Erne, “Perceptual Audio Coders: What to Listen For” is available for purchase at special introductory prices of $20 for non-members, $15 for members and $10 for student members. The student pricing makes it possible for students to acquire personal copies of this valuable resource. Additionally, libraries, research labs and institutes can obtain a volume discount. For more information or to purchase the tutorial visit the AES website, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone Andy Veloz at 212-661-8528.
Steinberg has released version 3.04g of their Wavelab CD burning software. The new version offers several functional improvements and CDR optimizations. It can be downloaded from their website.