Blackstar are pleased to announce the updated version of the INSIDER software offered with the ID:Series and ID:Core.
· INSIDER support for connection to the NEW ID:Core Series amplifiers
· Latest v1.0.0 firmware included
· USB Audio improvements, including low-latency recording
· USB Audio extended to 44.1k sample rate in addition to the original 48k.
· Extended TAP ‘shift’ functionality for ID:15TVP and ID:30TVP - hold the TAP switch and change the Bass, Treble and ISF controls to gain access to Resonance, Presence and Middle parameters respectively
· Effects loop controllable via MIDI (Control Change #69). Effects loop should be activated within INSIDER; see the latest handbooks
· Save patch command via MIDI set to CC#119
· Line In can now be used without a cable in the instrument input to bypass the master muting
· Tuner improvements
· Line out level and USB out level increased
· Voicing improvements to the ID:15TVP and ID:30TVP
· Preamp improvements
· Multi-select and sync patches
· Save Layout on Exit fixes for PC
· USB audio device improvements for Mac
· Further support for latest operating systems
All existing INSIDER users from v1.3.0+ will receive a prompt to download the latest version the next time they log on.
Go to: http://www.blackstarinsider.co.uk to get the latest version.
Join Field Product Trainer Steve Marks and Blackstar artist Jamie Humphries for a live webinar on our flagship Series One and Artisan series. Jamie will be explaining why he and so many professional guitarists choose the Series One and Artisan as their touring and recording go to amps. We will also be giving a short overview of the NEW ID:Core line. Make sure you tune in!
To celebrate this year’s National Learn To Play Day on Saturday April 12, Blackstar Amplification have given Rocksound two awesome pieces of kit to give away.
Read more at http://www.rocksound.tv/smashandgrab/article/win-a-blackstar-half-stack-worth-hundreds#2PmlGWf0C6VHjWee.99
Blackstar are proud sponsors of the NME awards taking place at the Brixton Academy, London on the 25th February. Blackstar will be sponsoring the ‘Best Track’ award. We will give you a full update on the award winners of this star studded indie event shortly after the ceremony.
Blackstar Amplification Ltd is proud to announce the addition of J. Hayes as our Product Support Manager for the Americas and Asia. Previously J. worked for Paul Reed Smith Guitars Ltd, Loud Technologies and St. Louis Music. We’re very happy to have someone with his level of experience in the Blackstar family. He is an accomplished guitarist, clinician and has traveled the world like few others in our industry. His relationships and knowledge are sure to be an invaluable asset to our company.
Hey all, last night at midnight the online voting part of the competition kicked off.
Now it’s up to you! voting period closes Feb 17th at midnight.
The bands that win the spot to play will be notified on Feb 18th
We will announce the top 10 bands that gained the most votes the day before per day on www.macbeth.eu/groezrock
And on February 18th, we will announce the 10 bands that gained the most votes overall and thus qualify for a spot on the Macbeth stage powered by Blackstar at Groezrock Festival 2014!
The 1 band that gained the most votes overall also wins
- ID:100TVP head and cabinet by Blackstar Amps
- Flight cases to go with this Amp and top by John Wood Roadcases spiced up with your logo!
- And last but not least Macbeth shoes for the whole band.
Amongst all the voters we will raffle 3x2 Groezrock tickets and 5 pairs of Macbeth shoes to keep them excited! People can vote once a day for 8 days on a row.
Good luck you all and may the best bands win!
Welcome to Rockville and Ernie Ball Music Man Guitars and Basses. We are very pleased to announce Blackstars partnership with Ernie Ball Guitar Strings Battle of the Bands program to give one lucky band a chance to perform at this years Welcome to Rockville Festival in Jacksonville, FL!
Sign your band up now for a chance to win an all expenses paid trip to Jacksonville, FL for your performance and over $15,000 in prizes!