Baton Rouge, LA (August 30, 2007)–On the heels of the announcement of MegaStudio Producer, PreSonus has announced the MegaStudio Artist, an audio and video production studio including the FireBox 6×8 FireWire recording interface. MegaStudio Artist will hit stores in September, 2007.
MegaStudio Artist provides the PreSonus FireBox FireWire recording interface, music and video production software, five song uploads to iTunes via TuneCore, BroadJam.com membership and a “Go Pro” guide with information on sharing, distributing and selling music and videos.
Along with the Firebox 6×8 recording interface, a FireWire audio interface featuring 24-bit/96k sampling, two Class A microphone/instrument preamps, six analog line outputs, S/PDIF and MIDI input/outputs, zero-latency monitoring and Mac and Windows (XP and Vista) compatibility, MegaStudio Artist includes Steinberg Cubase 4 LE software and Sony Vegas Movie Studio + DVD Architect.
Also included are virtual instruments, such as Reason Adapted (synths, sounds, loops); Drumagog LE (drum replacer; BFD Lite (virtual studio drummer); Ultra Analog Session (synthesizer); PreSonus VI by SoniVox (virtual sample instrument); Lounge Lizard Session (vintage electric pianos); Amplitube LE (virtual guitar amplifier); and KeytoSound (general synthesizer).
Effects included are MasterVerb (mono and stereo reverb); EyeQ (graphic EQ and spectral analyzer); Chamberverb (reverb); Track Plug LE (channel strip); Camel Crusher (compressor); PitchCraft (pitch correction); FuzzPlus 2 (guitar effect); SFX Machine (virtual synthesizer); and Pluggo Jr (12 real-time effects plug-ins). Drum loops and sound effects include Sony 1001 Sound Effects, Discrete Drums PreSonus Edition, Cycling 74 loops and Twiddly Bits. Sony CD Architect CD burning software is also included, as is CCI Solutions’ House of Worship Video Toolkit.