A product that deserves to get much more attention than it’s getting is the JL Cooper MCS3800 Media Command Station. The MCS is a control surface that puts a lot of really powerful and elegantly implemented controls in an easy to use work surface for reasonable cost. If you use a computer based DAW and are thinking of getting a control surface for it you really should check out the MCS3800. Remember, these are the guys that made the first commercially available control surfaces for Pro Tools way back when.
RealNetworks has expanded its music distribution by initiating what they call the Music Retail Partner Program. The program provides a vehicle for music retail stores to provide music content to customers over the Internet.
Waldorf has posted the 2.0 software update to their Q synthesizer on line at their ftp site. It includes a new phaser, stereo vocoder and more.