AUSTIN, Texas, July 30, 2013 – Music
Computing, a leader in touch technologies and advanced computer
enhanced musical instruments releases ControlBLADE ES, a budget-friendly
professional keyboard production station.
is an all-in-one music production station, which allows
users to compose, record, and mix songs that are ready for radio or
direct Internet distribution.
ES is powered by high-performance computer cores utilizing an Intel®
Dual-Core 2.6GHz third-generation (Ivy Bridge) processor that is perfect
for today's demanding
musicians and the virtual instruments and software applications they
The Windows 7 (64-bit) operating system is preconfigured for
music production and can run virtually any software application or
plug-in and is ready to use right out of the box without any bloatware
Run multiple plug-ins at once, record and sequence many
audio and MIDI tracks simultaneously, and store millions of sound
ControlBLADE ES packs a serious punch for the money.
“We designed the new
ControlBLADE ES to allow virtually anyone on any budget to be able to
produce radio-ready music.” Said Victor Wong, CEO, Music Computing.
“However, it is still by far more powerful than any other
traditional keyboard workstation and can do much more for half the
The ControlBLADE ES is a 61-key model and comes standard with 4GB
of RAM, which is upgradeable to 8GB, a 500GB 7200 rpms hard drive with upgrade options of 1TB, 2TB and 3TB, a DVD Burner,
external USB mini audio interface with 2ins and 2outs with various
upgrade options, and bundled software including Windows 7 (64-bit) Home
Premium OS, SonicSource
Producer (8GB of VSTi sound presets), Audacity audio editor and recorder, and Tracktion audio production software.
Features for Audacity include:
Record live audio
Convert tapes and records into digital recordings or CDs
Edit Ogg Vorbis, MP3, WAV or AIFF sound files
Cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together
Change the speed or pitch of a recording
Features for Tracktion 4 include:
Native FX plug-ins ranging from dynamics to modulation, reverb and more
Support for available third party VST and VSTi plug-ins
64-bit, 192 kHz Mix Engine
Audio Clip manipulation
Filters – Volume / Pan, Level Meter, 4-Band EQ, Aux Send & Return and FX
Export to a variety of formats such as .wav, .aif, and .mp3
The ControlBLADE ES provides two (2) video monitor ports, which can
be connected to standard LCD / LED TVs, general purpose computer video screens or Music Computing MotionCOMMAND touchscreens.
A one (1) year parts and labor warranty is provided as well as life-time support.
Optional extended warranties are also available.