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Steinberg introduces Sequel 2

New version of Steinberg’s innovative entry-level music creation and live performance software entry ships – New additional Sequel Content Sets released for Rock, Hip Hop and Industrial

Hamburg, July 1st 2008 – Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH has today announced that Sequel 2, a new version of Steinberg’s successful music creation and live performance software, is now shipping to resellers worldwide. Sequel 2 introduces new features, including a hardware Controller Learn mode, Track Freeze, a virtual keyboard, Track Icons and many more. Sequel 2 retails for €99.00* and like all Steinberg music production software supports both Mac OS X and Windows PCs. Updates to Sequel 2 from the previous version are available exclusively from Steinberg’s online store for €29.00*.

“This new release builds on the successful launch of Sequel last year, with more functionality that makes music creation even more creative and fun, while making no compromises on ease-of-use and accessibility,” comments Nadine Roos, Steinberg’s Marketing Manager for Sequel. “Many Cubase owners will also find Sequel an attractive, mobile composition tool for sketching out musical ideas, while both the included content and the new Sequel Content Sets for Industrial, Rock and Hip Hop add even more audio content to fuel creativity,” Roos adds.

The new features include a unique Controller Learn Mode, which allows extremely easy setup for almost any hardware controller to offer tactile control over practically any Sequel 2 function, instrument or parameter. Track Freeze enhances CPU efficiency, while the new Track Icons visually label tracks, making them easy to find and adding an attractive new element to the Sequel user interface. The Sequel MediaBay sound management system has also been improved, while new the new Audio Reverse effect and the Audio Warp features offer even more creative options. Steinberg has also released three new additional Sequel Content Sets for the genres Rock, Industrial and Hip Hop. Priced at €14.90*, each content set adds 200-300 top quality loops in the respective style, and are available as a download from www.steinberg.net.

*Suggested Retail Price including 19% German VAT. Prices may vary regionally.