Today’s date: 9/9/99. No point to make. Just thought it worth mentioning.New in stock at Sweetwater Sound: Yamaha’s done it again. Another great drum machine at a low price. The RY9 is loaded with great sounds and comes with preset styles to make it easy to put something together quickly. Since there’s no information on Yamaha’s Web site about it yet, here’s a quick run down:
- 28 note polyphony
- 200 preset patterns, 50-user memory
- 200 backing tracks complete with bass and chords
- 50 preset songs, 50 user songs
- 12 Drum kit presets and 4 user
- External input: built-in guitar tuner, external triggering of normal voices (pitch to MIDI)
SSEYO has launched the Mac versions of their Koan Internet audio engine that allows for interactive and generative music on the web. Koan for Mac can make use of MP3 audio samples, as well as synthesis.
If you’ve been looking for a digital piano or a good keyboard controller at a low price you’ll be happy to learn we just brought in a whole bunch of refurbished Kurzweil PC88MX keyboards. Many of you long-time Sweetwater customers know we do this from time to time. You also know that these units are always carefully checked by our service department to be free from functional defects of any kind. Plus, you get the same one-year factory warranty you’d get if you bought a brand new one. So now’s your chance to get one at the lowest possible price. Call your Sweetwater Sales Engineer for details.