<![CDATA[CosmoMusic.ca Blog]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:16:41 +0000 en hourly 1 <![CDATA[FREE EVENT: DJ Shine Works Ableton Push | Mon Dec 9, 2013 @ 7 P.M.]]> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:13:15 +0000 “Push - Workflow & Techniques”

Explore the powerful and inspiring new interface from AbletonPush is designed to be the ultimate song writing companion to Live 9. Its streamlined dialog allows the user to get musical ideas and expressions from head to hand as quickly as possible.

Topics will include: using the step sequencer, scale mode, optimizing the browser for quick access of you favourite sounds, arrangement in session mode, and device editing.

A bit about DJ Shine – Jason Spanu

From the early 90's heyday of Toronto's techno scene through to his current constant touring as a band member and Ableton programmer for Nelly Furtado and more recently hip-hop superstar Drake, Jason "DJ Shine" Spanu has delivered a brilliant history as a key player in the Canadian electronic music scene. With numerous singles, remixes, and compilation appearances under his belt, DJ Shine has made his reputation well known among some of the world's top producers and artists. His performances as a live PA/DJ combination have rocked dance floors at huge events all over the world.

When his schedule permits, Jason teaches his various production and performance techniques at clinics, seminars and on a one-on-one basis.

Date: Monday, December 9, 2013
Time: 7 P.M.
Location: Audio Garage in Cosmo Music
Tickets: FREE! RSVP to events@cosmomusic.ca now as space is limited!

PLUS receive 20% off all Ableton products on December 9th!

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<![CDATA[Yamaha Instant Savings Event: On NOW until Dec 31, 2013]]> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:13:00 +0000 Yamaha is offering Instant Savings this season up to $700 on their instruments! This fantastic offer is available until December 31, 2013.

It’s so easy! 

  • Purchase a qualifying Yamaha Guitar and instantly save up to $75!*
  • Purchase qualifying Steinberg software and instantly save up to $75!*
  • Purchase qualifying Yamaha Synthesizer or Live Sound equipment and instantly save up to $200!*
  • Purchase a qualifying Yamaha Digital Piano and instantly save up to $200!*
  • Purchase a qualifying Yamaha Drum Kit and instantly save up to $300!*
  • Purchase a qualifying Yamaha Wind Instrument and instantly save up to $500!*
  • Purchase a qualifying Yamaha Clavinova and instantly save up to $700!*

For more details, please visit www.yamahapromos.ca.

*Valid on eligible new instruments at authorized Yamaha dealers in Canada for purchases made between October 15 and December 31, 2013. Conditions and exceptions apply. Cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Yamaha Canada reserves the right to cancel these offers at any time.

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<![CDATA[Club Cubase North Toronto | Tues. Oct 15, 2013 at 7 PM]]> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 10:09:05 +0000 For all of you who don’t know, Club Cubase is a user group for musicians, engineers, producers, and anyone interested in making music with their computer.

Meetings will offer product demonstrations, guest speakers, and a chance to ask questions and exchange ideas with your fellow musicians in a relaxed setting. Meetings are FREE and you do not need to be a registered Cubase user to attend.

This is a great way to get some new tips and tricks!

Date: Tuesday, October 15th
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Cosmopolitan Music Hall
Tickets: FREE!

Questions? Email events@cosmomusic.ca.

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<![CDATA[Digital Music Production 101 - Starting this October!]]> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:38:27 +0000 Do you want to record your own music at home?

Digital Music Production 101 is a basic introduction to platform set-up, microphones, and digital instrumentation. Whether you already have a small home or portable studio set-up, or are just considering taking the plunge into recording your own music, this course is for you!

For more information, CLICK HERE.

Digital Music Production 101

Start Date: October 3, 2013 // 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost: $300 per student
Duration: 8 weeks

Sign up today! Contact a Music Education Advisor at the Cosmo School of Music by calling 905.770.5222 x 290 or email lessons@cosmomusic.ca.

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<![CDATA[Club Cubase North Toronto at Cosmo Music – September 17th]]> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 10:59:41 +0000 For all of you who don’t know, Club Cubase is a user group for musicians, engineers, producers, and anyone interested in making music with their computer.

Meetings will offer product demonstrations, guest speakers, and a chance to ask questions and exchange ideas with your fellow musicians in a relaxed setting. Meetings are FREE and you do not need to be a registered Cubase user to attend.

This is a great way to get some new tips and tricks!

Date: Tuesday, September 17th
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Cosmopolitan Music Hall
Tickets: FREE!

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<![CDATA[Free PreSonus Studio One Producer Upgrade!]]> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:58:35 +0000 Ends August 31st

Buy an AudioBox or AudioBox Studio and get a FREE upgrade to Studio One Producer!

In order to receive your FREE upgrade, all you have to do is submit a copy of the sales invoice, the completed rebate form and the serial number from the actual packaging. Claims can be submitted by postal mail or email.

For more information, please visit http://www.eriksonaudio.com/

*Offer valid only from June 1st through to August 31st, 2013. Offer only applies to new purchases. This is an email or mail-in rebate and details can be found at http://www.eriksonaudio.com/.

 

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<![CDATA[Summertime and the Giving is Easy (TC Electronics/TC Helicon)]]> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:06:37 +0000 From July 29th to August 31st, 2013

Buy a Flashback x4 and get a PolyTune Mini for FREE!*

OR

Buy a VoiceLive Touch 2 and get a MP-75 Microphone for FREE!*

In order to receive your FREE gear, all you have to do is submit a copy of the sales invoice, the completed rebate form and the original model number label (UPC barcode) from the actual packaging. Claims can be submitted by postal mail.

For more information on getting a FREE PolyTune Mini, please visit http://www.tcelectronic.com/summertime-and-the-giving-is-easy-us/

For more information on getting a FREE MP-75 Microphone, please visit http://www.tc-helicon.com/promotions

*Offer valid only from July 29th through to August 31st, 2013. Offer only applies to new purchases. This is a mail-in rebate and details can be found at http://www.tc-helicon.com/promotions

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<![CDATA[Universal Audio Strip, Tape & Plate Plug-in Promotion]]> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 13:40:22 +0000 From July 1st – September 30th 2013, Purchase a New UAD-2 DSP Accelerator Card and Get FREE Plug-Ins from Neve, Ampex & EMT!

Now is the chance to pick up a UAD-2 DSP Accelerator and get the iconic sounds of the Neve 88RS Channel Strip, EP-34 Tape Echo, Ampex ATR-102 Tape Recorder and EMT 140 Plate Reverb – absolutely FREE!

The award-winning UAD-2 DSP Accelerator lineup gives you access to the world’s finest analog emulation plug-ins and can supercharge your Mac or PC with a significant processing “boost”.

Now through September 30th, purchase any UAD-2 DSP Accelerator – including the UAD-2 SOLO, DUO, QUAD or OCTO PCle cards or UAD-2 Satellite DUO and QUAD FireWire processors – and you’ll automatically receive the plug-in(s) below at registration.

BUY THIS
GET THIS
UAD-2 SOLO PCIe DSP Accelerator Card

Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In — a $299 value!

UAD-2 DUO PCIe Card or Satellite Firewire Unit

Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In and EMT 140 Plate Reverb Plug-In — a $498 value!

UAD-2 QUAD PCIe Card or Satellite Firewire Unit

Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In,
EMT 140 Plate Reverb Plug-In, and
EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In — a $697 value!

UAD-2 OCTO PCIe DSP Accelerator Card

Neve 88RS Channel Strip Plug-In, EMT 140 Plate Reverb Plug-In, EP-34 Tape Echo Plug-In, and Ampex ATR-102 Tape Plug-In — a $1,046 value!

For complete details see Current UA Promos.

*Offer valid only from July 1 through to September 30, 2013. Offer only applies to new purchases.

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<![CDATA[TC-Helicon MP-75 Giveaway (Until June 30)]]> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:24:22 +0000 May 27th until June 30th, 2013

Purchase a Harmony Singer pedal and get a FREE MP-75 microphone!

In order to receive your FREE gear, all you have to do is submit a copy of the sales invoice, the completed rebate form and the original model number label (UPC barcode) from the actual packaging. Claims can be submitted by postal mail.

For more information, please visit http://www.tc-helicon.com/mp75promo/

*Offer valid only from May 27 through to June 30, 2013. Offer only applies to new purchases. This is a mail-in rebate and details can be found at http://www.tc-helicon.com/mp75promo/.

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<![CDATA[Club Cubase North Toronto at Cosmo Music - May 28]]> Wed, 15 May 2013 10:43:17 +0000 For all of you who don’t know, Club Cubase is a user group for musicians, engineers, producers, and anyone interested in making music with their computer.

Meetings offer product demonstrations, guest speakers, and a chance to ask questions and exchange ideas with your fellow musicians in a relaxed setting.  Meetings are FREE and you do not need to be a registered Cubase user to attend.

This is a great way to get some new tips and tricks!

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Cosmopolitan Music Hall (at Cosmo Music)

Tickets: FREE!

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