Not only has
Steinberg Media Technologies
announced a Mac OS X version of the
pro-level music sequencer, they’re also showcasing Wizoo: Virtual Guitarist at this week’s Musikmesse music-technology show in Frankfurt, Germany.
Playable through MIDI, this VSTi creates authentic, professional guitar tracks for all styles, from country through to metal. It’s designed for all Cubase, Nuendo and VST-compatible hosts, both Mac and Windows operating systems
Wizoo: Virtual Guitarist has two VSTis: acoustic and electric. It includes over 20 virtual players, offering different guitars, sounds and phrasing. A plethora of guitar sounds and styles come with it, including Spanish, Steel String, Resonator, Clean Strat, Wah, power chords and ultra metal.
The application offers variable playing : shuffle (groove), dynamic, timing (tight/loose), syncopated rhythms, and long chords. Wizoo: Virtual Guitarist also has intelligent fret noise for “100 percent authentic guitar sound” and flexible real-time variation (sound and phrasing) with keyboard, mod wheel, Aftertouch, and Velocity, according to the folks at Steinberg.
It will be available next month for €249.