MOTU demos from NAMM 2019

This year at NAMM, MOTU booth visitors witnessed the usual packed lineup of special guest appearances, training sessions and deep dive presentations by top industry pros, including grammy-nominated artists and producers.

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Digital Performer 10 is now shipping

Digital Performer version 10 is now shipping with dozens of exciting new features, including the Clips window for live triggering and looping of audio and MIDI clips, Stretch Audio powered by industry-leading ZTX PRO™ technology, VCA faders, a new convenient Content Browser, VST3 plug-in support, scalable UI, Run command (shift-spacebar) and a 5 GB soundbank containing hundreds of virtual instruments.

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MOTU at NAMM 2019

NAMM 2019 (#namm2019) will be held January 24-27 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The MOTU booth (#15908) stands near the main entrance to the new North Hall (lower level), so be sure to swing by and check out the new audio technology neighborhood established there. MOTU will be running a full schedule of presentations each day, featuring in-depth clinics and special guests you won't want to miss.

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MOTU and macOS Mojave

Apple has released macOS® Mojave (version 10.14). MOTU has worked with Apple to ensure current MOTU products are compatible with macOS Mojave, and to provide a smooth transition for your MOTU products when you upgrade to macOS Mojave.

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Family Guy composer Walter Murphy shares his process

In this Youtube feature from Sound On Sound magazine, composer Walter Murphy shares the process he goes through to score an episode of Family Guy, the hit Fox series Walter has been scoring since the show's very first episode in 1999. Walter also details how he collaborated with the show's creator, Seth MacFarlane, to conceive, write and record the show's opening music theme before they even had a budget for the show.

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MOTU demos from NAMM 2018

MOTU took center stage in the revamped "technology neighborhood" situated in the new North Hall of the Anaheim Convention Center at this year's NAMM show. Visitors were treated to a packed lineup of special guest appearances, training sessions and deep dive presentations by top industry pros.

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And the Oscar goes to...Alexandre Desplat

At the 90th Academy Awards, film composer and Digital Performer user Alexandre Desplat took home a second Oscar for Best Music (Original Score) for The Shape of Water, a film that garnered a total of four Oscars for Production Design, Original Score, Director (Guillermo del Toro), and the all-important Best Picture. Earlier in January, Desplat's warm and melodic music for the film also won him a 2018 Golden Globe award for best Best Original Score.

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Scored by film composer Ludwig Göransson, 'Black Panther' is breaking records

According to to Variety, "Disney-Marvel’s 'Black Panther' is re-writing the record books, topping 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' for the second-highest four-day domestic opening of all time, with $242 million at 4,020 North American locations." With Kendrick Lamar composing and curating the title track and associated album "Black Panther The Album", Grammy-nominated film composer Ludwig Göransson composed the film score for the movie using Digital Performer.

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