Create the trailer for Just Cause 3

Do you think you have what it takes to create the Just Cause 3 Launch Trailer? Now is your chance to prove it! Show us what you can do in a one to two-minute video. Square Enix is giving you complete freedom to come up with your own unique trailer, and the winner will become the official Just Cause 3 launch trailer!

Download the free, fully-functional SONAR Steam Edition demo and enter for a chance to win a Gibson music studio kit, including prizes from Cakewalk, Tascam, Neat Microphones and Epiphone – and a top spec gaming PC-rig!. Submission deadline is November 12th, 2015.

Visit the official Just Cause 3 Trailer Contest page

Here’s an example video that SoundtRec created using SONAR Steam Edition: (download the actual SONAR Project File to see how it was created)

Plus don’t forget to check out SONAR Steam Edition, now available on Steam!

Buy any Roland interface, controller keyboard or synth and get Cakewalk’s SONAR X2 Studio for £59 (RRP £195)

Attention UK customers: We have set-up an amazing offer through June 30th (or while supplies last). When you buy any qualifying Roland hardware, you can add SONAR X2 Studio for only £59. SONAR X2 Studio is a fully-featured DAW that includes all the tools, instruments and FX needed to create professional-sounding music. It’s the perfect partner to your new Roland hardware, especially when you can buy it for just £59, saving £140 on the normal price.

Visit the Roland UK Blog to learn more about this special offer

Free 30 Day Groove 3 All-Access Pass for all SONAR X2 Producer users

Groove 3

To start your new year off big, we have added a great new freebie to the SONAR X2 Producer Content Club. When you purchase or upgrade to SONAR X2 Producer by February 28th, you will get a code to access any video on www.groove3.com free of charge for 30 days.

If you already own SONAR X2 Producer, your 30 Day All Access Pass is already in your account as a bonus treat from the SONAR X2 Producer Content Club.

The 30 Day “All-Access Pass” gives you just that, instant online access to every single video tutorial currently on the site and any ones that get added while your account is active. A $34.99 value!

You can watch any video as many times as you want, anytime you want. Just redeem your code and login to www.groove3.com to watch videos on SONAR, Z3TA+ 2, and loads of other great plug-ins.

Please Note: The final day to redeem your code is February 28th 2013.

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SONAR X2a coming soon

SONAR X2a

We are pleased to announce that the SONAR X2a update is almost ready for release and will be available later this month. The SONAR X2a update is free to all registered SONAR X2 users and introduces many new exciting features including:

  • Official Windows 8 support as well as Touch support for Intel-Inspired Ultrabooks and other touch-enabled devices
  • Over 50 UI enhancements and improvements
  • Accessibility support
  • Enhanced Play List experience
  • Enhancements and fixes
  • And more

Stay tuned for more information on availability!

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Watch Cori Yarckin compete on The CW’s new tv series, THE NEXT

Cori Yarckin

SONAR artist Cori Yarckin will be appearing on a new television show next Thursday, August 16 on The CW at 9/8c called THE NEXT. In the series premiere, Cori will be competing with 3 other Orlando based artists. In every city the show visits, each contestant will be paired up with a celebrity mentor, who not only grooms them for the biggest performance of their career, but also, moves in with them for three days to completely immerse themselves into the contestants daily lives, and have a little fun while they are at it. One winner will be chosen in each city to move on to the semi-finals where the winning contestant will get the ultimate prize for any artist, a recording contract with Atlantic Records.

Learn more

Buy SONAR X1, get SONAR X2 for free

SONAR X2 - coming this fall

From getting great tone to releasing a final mix, today’s musicians must master every element of the music production process. SONAR X2 Producer is there every step of the way, and the revolutionary Skylight interface lets you move seamlessly among the elements, instantly going from recording to editing to mixing and back again. Dial up the perfect synth sound with Rapture or a searing guitar tone with TH2 Producer. Record it, tighten it, chop it, and drop it in the Matrix for realtime triggering. Shape it with the ProChannel. Warm it with the Console Emulator. And do it all with a single Smart Tool. It’s genius. Continue reading Buy SONAR X1, get SONAR X2 for free

Last chance: Cakewalk’s First-class upgrade ends July 31st

First-class upgrade

From June 1st to July 31st, when you buy or upgrade to SONAR X1 Producer, Cakewalk will automatically bump you up to the flagship version, SONAR X1 Production Suite. Just purchase SONAR X1 Producer from any retailer or upgrade at the Cakewalk Store, and Cakewalk will take care of the rest. Just register your purchase at www.cakewalk.com/register, and you will receive email instructions on how to get your first-class upgrade to SONAR X1 Production Suite. Continue reading Last chance: Cakewalk’s First-class upgrade ends July 31st

Download the Sonitus FX suite for only $19.99

Sonitus FX Suite

The Sonitus FX suite is collection of 10 must-have FX for many of the most basic mixing needs. These classic FX plug-ins have been a staple in SONAR for many years and have received critical acclaim for their versatility and ease-of-use. Now you can use them in any VST-compatible Windows Vista/Windows 7 DAW (includes 32 and 64-bit versions). Best of all, you can download them today for only $19.99 (that’s almost $2.00 a plug-in). Continue reading Download the Sonitus FX suite for only $19.99

Michael Hoover named new President of Cakewalk

Special Announcement from Cakewalk

Boston, MA, (June 25, 2012) — Cakewalk, the world’s leading developer of powerful and easy to use products for music creation and recording, today announced the resignation of Greg Hendershott as Chief Executive Officer. Michael Hoover, currently Executive Vice President of Products, has been named President and will assume primary responsibility for all day-to-day Company operations, effective July 1st, 2012. Greg Hendershott will remain available as a consultant to support a smooth transition.

As Executive Vice President of Products, Michael Hoover has been instrumental in the direction and success of Cakewalk. Michael has over 20 years’ experience in the MI industry and joined Cakewalk in 1998, as Product Manager, where he made a huge impact with a succession of critically acclaimed products. In 2002, Michael joined the management team as Vice President of Products and Marketing and, more recently, became head of Engineering in his current role as Executive Vice President of Products. Michael has a background in audio engineering, is passionate about music and technology, and loves to play guitar. Continue reading Michael Hoover named new President of Cakewalk

And the next Cakewalk promotion (as voted by users) is…

Cakewalk Promotion

Earlier this week, we asked users to help us pick the next Cakewalk promotion from a choice of three of the most popular ones of 2012. We got an overwhelming amount of response from the community and there was heavy interest in bringing back all three promotions. So we decided to go ahead and offer all three promotions for a limited-time.

Starting today through June 30th, you can save big when you take advantage of these three special offers:

We hope you enjoy these special promotions. Thanks again for your input!