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Muse Research and Big Fish Audio introduce the Vir2 Instruments RECEPTOR 2 Bundle

Menlo Park, CA, April 6, 2010 -- Muse Research & Development and Big Fish Audio have teamed up to introduce the Vir2 RECEPTOR 2 bundle. Featuring five essential, superb sounding virtual instrument libraries that come pre-installed and ready to go, the Vir2 bundle consists of the RECEPTOR 2 Hardware Plug-in Player, plus a selection of Vir2 instruments including Acoustic Legends, BASiS, Mojo: Horn Section, VI.ONE, and SyntAX. Total value if purchased separately is $3500, this bundle is available now for only $2499.

This RECEPTOR 2 bundle allows Vir2 high quality, award-winning sample libraries to shine by running them on an ideal platform that is powerful, stable, and just plain sounds amazing. Every one of the thousands of included samples, loops, and programs can now reach its full sonic potential.

"Vir2 is excited to offer our world class instruments together with the RECEPTOR 2 module, which we believe will enhance the users experience tremendously." shares Tom Meadows, President of Big Fish Audio. "This is a terrific value. The five Vir2 plug-ins offer a diverse set of colors to fuel creativity for composers and songwriters," adds Chris Halaby, CEO of Muse Research and Development. "The RECEPTOR is a great platform because it stays out of the way."

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The Vir2 RECEPTOR 2 Bundle includes these components:

  • RECEPTOR 2 features a beefed up specification with a 320 GB hard drive, 4 GB of high speed RAM and a 2.8GHz dual core AMD processor. This powerful, super-stable dedicated hardware plug-in player runs hundreds of virtual instruments and effects with the convenience and portability of dedicated hardware. RECEPTOR 2's super-low latency and massive polyphony enable plug-ins to perform and feel like real instruments.
  • Vir2 Instruments' VI.ONE is a massive multi-disc sample library encompassing over two thousand instruments, kits, and other sound effects, and is designed for maximum usability to musicians across a wide span of genres.
  • Featuring a comprehensively sampled collection of electric, upright, fretless, and synth basses, BASiS offers incredible attention to detail in the depth and breadth of the basses: 24-bit sampling, DI and amp blending control, multiple velocity layers, hammer-ons, pulloffs, slaps, and more.
  • Acoustic Legends is a broad collection of $40,000 worth of the finest acoustic guitars in the word sampled in glorious high definition 24-bit 96 kHz stereo. You'll find a variety of playing styles, including picked notes, finger picked notes, natural and artificial harmonics, and much more for each guitar.
  • syntAX is part synth, part interactive sonic revolution. A massive, expansive, and complex collection of electronic textures, the core of syntAX is a 2000+ patch synth library covering an immense amount of synth territory, including soaring leads, evolving pads, thick basses, harsh distortions, unusual textures, other-worldly atmospheres, FX, hits, blips, and more.
  • MOJO: Horn Section is an incredibly versatile horn section which offers the most flexible and innovative approach to pop, funk, jazz, and big band horns ever created in a virtual instrument.

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