Berklee Press released Producing in the Home Studio with Pro Tools (by David Franz), which breaks down setting up the system, pre-production and production, with mixing and mastering tips. Also new from Berklee Press, Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation. Visit www.berkleepress.com…MOTU's (www.motu.com) first product for Mac OS X is a USB MIDI driver for all of MOTU's MIDI interfaces, including the 2×2 FastLane USB, 4×6 micro-express USB, 8×8 MIDI Express XT-USB, and the 8×8 MIDI Timepiece AV-USB interface/universal synchronizer. In other MOTU news, Synchro Arts' Vocalign is now compatible with Digital Performer 3. Check out www.motu.com for details…Discrete Drums released its Series One collection of drum performances in a Roland format, as well as Phrazer loops. Check out www.discretedrums.com…Check out the Strings Reason Refill collection, which lets you add new string patches and REX loops to your Reason system. Files include various individual strings, quartets and orchestral strings. More info at www.propellerheads.se…Dissidents released Version 5.2 of its Sample Wrench sound editors: The entire family of editors from Sample Wrench XE to Sample Wrench 24/96 have been cut in price by up to 50%. Check out www.dissidents.com for a fully functional demo…IK Multimedia's SampleTank 1.1 is now available for MAS; check it out at www.sampletank.com…Ableton announced a free update of LIVE for Mac OS X. Ableton is now distributed in the U.S. by Midiman; visit www.ableton.com or www.midiman.com.