16th September 2008
IK Multimedia has announced the sequels to the popular "Total Bundle" series: the Total Workstation 2 and Total Studio 2 bundles.
The Total Workstation 2 bundle offers the entire collection of all 5 of IK's virtual instrument and workstation plug-ins in one box (SampleTank 2.5 XL, Miroslav Philharmonik, Sonik Synth 2, SampleMoog and SampleTron) for 14,000 sounds and 28 GB of samples available in one convenient package, and at a price of up to 72% off regular list prices.
The Total Studio 2 bundle is a complete solution for any DAW, with a collection of 12 plug-ins, including the 5 virtual instruments of the Total Workstation 2 bundle, plus 7 effects plug-in suites (AmpliTube 2, Ampeg SVX, AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix, AmpliTube Metal, AmpliTube X-GEAR, T-RackS and Classik Studio Reverb) covering every guitar, bass, mixing and mastering need with over 160 accurately modeled effects in one all-inclusive package, and offered at a price of up to 80% off regular list prices.
In addition, as exclusive bonus content never released before, the Total Workstation 2 and Total Studio 2 bundles include exclusively made "Artist Signature Presets" by renowned players and producers from all genres: Dark Child - Rodney Jerkins, Ken Lewis, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Bernie Worrell, Wolfgang Gartner, Scratch-D of Dynamix II, DJ George Acosta, Carmen Rizzo, LVM of the Nasty Beat Makers, MTV's Jamie Laboz, Happy Perez, Lenny Dee and many more to come as additional free downloads.
IK's Total Workstation 2 and Total Studio 2 bundles provide solutions for composing, recording, mixing, and mastering every style of music, from orchestral film and TV scores to hip-hop, R'n'B, pop, rock, electronic music and more. From the high-end studio to the bedroom studio and everything in between, these bundles offer a total collection of instruments and effects to help you produce your next big hit.
A wide range of virtual instrument plug-ins with 5 included workstations, 28 GB of samples and over 14,000 sounds covering every instrument and style, from orchestral, to rock, hip-hop, electronic music and more. Including:
- SampleTank 2.5 XL: Sample workstation with every type of instrument. Over 2,000 sounds, 6.5 GB of samples and multi-effects. Opens all the IK modules' sounds into a unique "super-instrument".
- Miroslav Philharmonik: Orchestral and choir workstation with a complete orchestral sound set and articulations. Over 4,200 sounds and 7 GB of samples.
- Sonik Synth 2: Synth workstation with a wide range of synth elements, layered sounds and waveforms. Over 5,800 sounds and 8 GB of samples.
- SampleMoog: The official Moog synth anthology with 16 multi-sampled synths covering the entire Moog history. Over 1,900 sounds and 4 GB of samples.
- SampleTron: The complete collection of "Tron" sounds. 17 hard-to-find instruments, 350 sounds, 2 GB of samples.
Includes the 5 virtual instruments of the Total Workstation 2 bundle, plus 7 essential effect plug-in suites with 160 accurately modeled effects; a complete collection of 12 plug-ins that have every composing, mixing and mastering need covered. Including:
- The 5 virtual instruments and workstations: SampleTank 2.5 XL, Miroslav Philharmonik, Sonik Synth 2, SampleMoog, and SampleTron.
- AmpliTube 2: The guitar amp & FX plug-in with 14 classic amps; including separate Preamps, EQs and Power amps, 16 cabinets, 6 mics, 21 stomps and 11 rack effect models.
- Ampeg SVX: Dedicated bass amp & FX plug-in featuring the official signature Ampeg sound. 24 bass amp combinations, 6 mics and 8 dedicated bass stomps.
- AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix: The vintage amp & FX plug-in with the official recreation of Jimi's rig. 4 rare vintage amps, 7 cabinets, 5 mics and 9 collector stomps.
- AmpliTube Metal: The metal distortion powerhouse amp & FX plug-in with 5 high-gain amps, 13 cabinets, 6 mics and 14 stomp models.
- AmpliTube X-GEAR: Expandable guitar and bass amp & FX plug-in that opens all 150 "Powered by AmpliTube" gear models into a unique, "mega-rig", that can be controlled live by the STompIO.
- T-RackS: The classic, analog-modeled mastering suite with mastering EQ, compressor, multi-band limiter and soft-clipping plug-ins.
- CSR Classik Studio Reverb: A suite of 4 high-end studio quality reverbs modeled after popular outboard classics with Hall, Plate, Room, and Inverse plug-ins.
Price and Availability
Total Workstation 2 Bundle
The Total Workstation 2 bundle has a price of $699.99 / €539.99 or $599.99 / €449.99 for the crossgrade version. The total list value of all included instrument plug-ins is over $2,100 / €1,600, offering a savings of up to 72% over their regular combined prices. The Total Workstation 2 bundle is already available for shipping from all IK dealers and distributors worldwide or in the IK online store.
Additionally, the Total Workstation 2 bundle is available as a part of the recently released Total Workstation Rack, the "ultimate hardware sound module" from IK Multimedia and Muse Research, powered by Receptor, for only $1,999.99 / €1,599.99 (full version), and $1,699.99 / €1,399.99 (crossgrade).
Total Studio 2 Bundle
The Total Studio 2 bundle has a price of $1,099.99 / €839.99 or $899.99 / €689.99 for the crossgrade version. The total list value of all included plug-ins is over $4,400 / €3,300, for a savings of up to 80% over their regular combined prices. The Total Studio 2 bundle will be available for shipping at the beginning of October 2008.
All registered IK customers of ANY IK product version (full, upgrade or lite versions) are eligible to purchase the bundle packages at the reduced crossgrade prices.
For a limited time, users of the previous versions of either the Total Workstation Bundle or the Total Studio Bundle that have registered their product prior to this announcement, will also be able to upgrade to the new version 2 of their specific bundle product in the IK online store, for only $199.99 / €149.99 for the Total Workstation 2 bundle and $299.99 / €229.99 for the Total Studio 2 bundle. Users registering previous versions after the date of this announcement will be able to receive the new included plug-ins for free as a download from the IK User Area. The offer to receive the additional plug-ins free may not be combined with any other special dealer discount offers.
All the prices listed are excluding taxes.