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HOT OFF THE SHELF

Mackie adds two new 24-bit plug-ins for the Digital 8Bus Mixer. Final Mix ($399) is a professional stereo mastering plug-in that offers multiband compression,
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Mackie adds two new 24-bit plug-ins for the Digital 8•Bus Mixer. Final Mix ($399) is a professional stereo mastering plug-in that offers multiband compression, 6-band parametric EQs, and editable key and crossover points. The DSR-1 de-esser ($299) is a frequency-controlled 3-band dynamic processor that reduces sibilant and popping sounds. Both Final Mix and DSR-1 are specifically designed for the Mackie real-time OS 3.0 and Mackie Universal Effects (UFX) card. Call 425/487-4333, or visit www.mackie.com11 Questions To Ask and Answer Before Building or Remodeling Your Studio, published by Pro Audio Design (PAD), offers a point-by-point discussion of the fundamentals of positioning a commercial recording studio for success. To receive your free copy, call 781/982-2600, or visit www.proaudiodesign.comMegatrax Production Music has released a five-CD set of original production music, entitled Movie Showcase Vol. 4-8. Recorded in 5.1 surround at Sony Studios London with the 80-piece Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, the new collection covers virtually every genre of contemporary Hollywood-style film music. Visit www.megatrax.comSteinberg and Wizoo offer Urban Atmospheres, the first volume of a professional surround library for Nuendo. Consisting of indoor and outdoor environmental urban soundscapes, the library covers six DVD-ROMs (over six hours total playing time). All events are several minutes long, are recorded in 5.1 at 24-bit, 48kHz resolution, and are laid out as separate Nuendo projects for instant use. Contact Steinberg at 818/678-5100, or visit www.steinberg.netLiberty Wire & Cable offers custom cable assemblies — any cable, any length, any termination. Common audio assemblies include AES/EBU, audio snakes with XLR or RCA connectors, and mic and speaker cables. Most assemblies ship within 48 hours. Call 800/530-8998, or visit libertycable.comTheJust Kids & BabiesCD from Nightingale Music contains 99 jam-packed tracks that feature over 750 vocal-production elements of just kids and babies. Including individual kids and group laughing, crying, screaming, singing, reciting nursery rhymes and talking, the CD also contains a “Words & Phrases” section that features 35 tracks of kids being funny, whiny and simply adorable. Call 416/221-2393 or visit www.nightingalemusic.com.