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Spectrasonics Releases “Stylus RMX Xpanded”

BURBANK, CA – DECEMBER 3, 2007 – Spectrasonics has released a new product package called “Stylus RMX Xpanded” which includes the acclaimed Stylus RMX Realtime Groove Module virtual instrument software, with all five of the company’s award-winning “S.A.G.E. Xpander” expansion libraries: Backbeat, Retro Funk, Metamorphosis, Burning Grooves and Liquid Grooves. The new package is priced at only $399US/349Euro and offers a tremendous value – saving the user almost $400US off the combined price of the individual titles. The addition of the Xpanders’ 5.5 gigabytes of outstanding acoustic drum and percussion grooves enhance Stylus RMX’s already massive 7.4 gigabyte remix-oriented core library.

Since its introduction, Stylus RMX has become one of the most popular and widely-used virtual instruments in the world – offering a quick and easy way to creatively assemble incredible sounding grooves in all the popular host sequencers: including Apple Logic, Digidesign Pro Tools, MOTU Digital Performer, Steinberg Cubase, Ableton LIVE, Cakewalk Sonar and many others. Although the core library of Stylus RMX is focused on “remix” genres, the thousands of Xpander grooves that are included in the new package vastly broaden the musical scope of RMX by offering grooves and sounds for any style of music.

Stylus RMX Xpanded includes:

– Stylus RMX: Realtime Groove Module virtual instrument for Macintosh and Windows

– Backbeat SAGE Xpander: Live Acoustic “Straight-ahead” drum grooves

– Retro Funk SAGE Xpander: Authentic vintage acoustic sound, feel & classic grooves

– Burning Grooves SAGE Xpander: Maximum impact, aggressive live drum grooves

– Liquid Grooves SAGE Xpander: Acoustic ethnic drum and percussion grooves with unique processing

– Metamorphosis SAGE Xpander: 21st Century remix grooves designed by producer Eric Persing

– Multi Library: Hundreds of amazing Multi-groove patches that combine the Xpanders in creative ways

– Bonus Section: Unique grooves from Vocal Planet, Distorted Reality and more!

– A total of over 13 Gigabytes of massive sounds and grooves!

The highly acclaimed grooves on these Xpanders were produced by Eric Persing and feature numerous top session drummers including Abe Laboriel Jr., Gregg Bissonette, Bob Wilson, Eric Boseman and John Ferraro. The wide range of tones and styles of the five Xpanders provide a versatile starting point for users to create authentic rhythm tracks.

“The RMX Xpanded package offers a whole world of sound and grooves for a new user,” said Eric Persing, Founder and Creative Director of Spectrasonics. “We wanted to make it an easy choice for

music producers to get Stylus RMX for any type of music they want to create. With the thousands of grooves, millions of possible user-created combinations along with REX file importing and all the unique editing capabilities such as Chaos Designer, built-in effects and Edit Groups, there’s a vast and inspiring sonic palette that awaits.”

Stylus RMX is fully compatible with all current Mac OSX computers including Apples’ Intel Mac hardware, and also with all current Windows PCs including Vista. The Stylus RMX Xpanded package includes Stylus RMX and five Spectrasonics SAGE Xpanders: BackBeat, Retro Funk, Metamorphosis, Liquid Grooves, Burning Grooves and has a suggested retail price of $399US / 349Euro.

About Spectrasonics

Founded in 1994, Spectrasonics is a leading innovator of world-class, award-winning virtual instrument software plug-ins, used by the top recording artists, producers, remixers and film composers on the planet. Key Spectrasonics products include Trilogy Total Bass Module(r), Atmosphere(r) Dream Synth Module and Stylus RMX(r) Realtime Groove Module and its five S.A.G.E. Xpanders(r). For more information visit