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Kristopher Pooley: On Tour with Gwen Stefani

There is no doubt that Gwen Stefani is one of the hottest acts in popular music, recently taking a pit stop from her latest tour to pick up a few Billboard Music Awards. Even when going solo, she packs one of the best bands around, featuring musicians that regularly perform with the likes of David Bowie and others. Keyboardist Kristopher Pooley has joined up with this team, a veteran touring musician with credits from Jane's Addiction to Liz Phair. Kristopher relies on MOTU products to get the job done, especially when he's on the road.

  • Published: 2005-12-29 11:28:04

Exclusive limited time offer for DP users: PSP EffectsPack

It all started with VintageWarmer, PSP's ground-breaking digital simulation of analog-style, single- or multi-band compression and limiting. Digital audio tracks never sounded so good, once VintageWarmer's - how else can it be said? - warm analog sound was liberally applied in both the tracking and mastering stages. From boutique plug-in to DSP classic, VintageWarmer enjoyed overnight success and inspired the engineers at PSP to launch one of the most celebrated lines of native plug-in processing - and a favorite among Digital Performer users. Now, for a very limited time, PSP's value-packed EffectsPack plug-in bundle can be yours at a 49% discount. But ACT NOW. Time is running out!

  • Published: 2005-12-15 19:30:31

Berkleemusic.com winter semester begins January 9th

Learn Berklee College of Music’s acclaimed production techniques using Digital Performer on your own time, from anywhere in the world. Berkleemusic.com, the online extension school of Berklee College of Music is currently enrolling students in their instructor-led Producing Music with Digital Performer online course.

  • Published: 2005-12-13 11:09:11

Field Report: MOTU Products Deep in the African Rain Forest

In the rain forests of Cameroon near the Congo border, a group of Baka musicians have been busy composing music. Inspired by their own traditional songs and by the Congolese music they hear blasting out of the bars on their trips into town, these rain forest dwellers play guitars brought to them by Martin Cradick of the British based band "Baka Beyond" to develop their own truly unique style. Dubbed "Orchestre Baka de Gbiné", the group has been recorded on location in the African forest using Digital Performer, the 828mkII and the Traveler.

  • Published: 2005-12-08 17:43:59

Artist Profile: Scott Healy on Late Night with Conan O'Brien

Best known as the keyboardist in the Max Weinberg 7 on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, now in its 13th season on NBC, New York based musician and composer Scott Healy has been a long-time MOTU user. A native of Cleveland, Ohio with a degree in Composition from the Eastman School of Music, Scott landed in New York and has never looked back, building a long list of performing and recording credits that include the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Al Green, B.B. King, Taj Mahal, Phoebe Snow, Brandi, Sheryl Crow, Jackson Browne, Graham Parker, The Band, Donald Fagan, Branford Marsalis and Tony Bennett.

  • Published: 2005-12-01 12:29:43