Yamaha Announces X Factor DVD and Web Community

2/8/2008 [Music Production Tools ]

Thousands of Dollars in Added Value Bundled With Music Production Products

BUENA PARK, Calif. — Yamaha Corporation of America announces that the new X Factor DVD will be bundled with all music production products beginning January 2008. This DVD and its accompanying website (www.XFactorVST.com) represent over 1.3 Gigabytes of sounds, samples, software and special rebates and coupons worth thousands of dollars.

X-Factor DVD
The X Factor Logo
X Factor is the "neXus" for Yamaha music production customers, Steinberg Cubase AI users and best-in-class VST and digital content providers to come together in a community and provide essential tools for music production. The X Factor DVD contains new HALion One sounds from Sonic Reality, the S90ES piano sample from Yamaha in HALion One format, a special edition of IK Multimedia's Sample Tank with sounds from over $3,500 worth of IK Multimedia's premier products like the Miroslav Vitous Orchestral library, Sample Moog, Sonic Synth 2 and more. In addition, there are special versions of FXpansion's BFD Drum VST and Arturia Analog Factory 2 with sounds from Arturia's masterful collection of Virtual Analog Synths. Audio Loops from Sonic Reality and MIDI loops from Keyfax New Media round out this huge collection of digital content.

In addition to the vast collection of sounds on the X Factor DVD, there are thousands of dollars worth of rebate coupons and added value offers from Antares, ASK Video, Broadjam, Electronic Musician, Electrix, Garritan, KeytoSound, Obedia, Steinberg and Tunecore.

An accompanying website, www.XFactorVST.com, is a community where Yamaha and Steinberg customers, as well as VST developers and content partners, can come together and discuss how to make the most of these powerful tools and offer continuing access to more VSTs, sounds and promotions.

The X Factor DVD will come bundled with all Yamaha music production products, including KX Series MIDI controllers, Motif XS Series Synthesizers, Mo Series Synthesizers, MM6, S Series Synthesizers, MW, N and 0 Series Mixers and more.

For more information, write Yamaha Corporation of America, Pro Audio & Combo Division, Music Production, P.O. Box 6600, Buena Park, CA 90622; telephone (714) 522-9011; or e-mail infostation@yamaha.com.

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