Advanced Production Instrument demoed on YouTube 14/10/10
SONiVOX have offered a pre-release preview complete with Video examples of their upcoming release, PULSE – Advanced Production Instrument. Here's their press release:
PULSE combines the feature set highlights of today's popular hardware music production units, along with the power and multidimensional capabilities afforded by the software paradigm. In doing so, PULSE is able to offer music producers expanded features & functionality as well as an unrestricted workflow, eliminating multiple menus, button clicks, memory limitations, and more. PULSE – Advanced Production Instrument Features:
Next-generation music production software for MAC and PC, combining MPC style editing and workflow.
Imports most MPC file formats including MPC 60/II, MPC 3000, MPC 2000, MPC 2000XL, MPC 1000, MPC 2500, MPC 500, MPC 5000, as well as AIFF, WAV, Broadcast WAV, ACID & MP3 files.
8 User-assignable stereo outputs and 8 User-assignable effects busses, complete with tempo sync stereo delay, EQ, and reverb effects
Onboard real-time sampling
64 user assignable pads with Infinite sample layering and multiple playback modes
Per pad editing of LFO, volume, pitch, envelope, panning, and filter with ten user selectable filter types.
User-assignable auto pitch map, velocity override (full), choke and one shot modes
User adjustable input-quantize
Over 400 premium instruments and drum kits
Midi learn & save functionality, PULSE is instantly compatible with any MIDI keyboard or pad controller
Pad-specific variable resolution note repeat
Advanced multi-mode pattern and step sequencer which optionally locks to your DAW/host
Works as a MAC or PC Standalone application or as a VST, AU, & RTAS plugin.
Pricing and Availability:
PULSE – Advanced Production Instrument is slated for a release date of November 1st 2010 with a MSRP of $199.99 and an estimated street price of $149.99. Select retailers will be offering PULSE at a special introductory price of $99.99 throughout the holiday season.