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This week on the show, industry software news, a gear review for you horn players, an offer of full master multitrack session files from a Trent Reznor (NIN - Nine Inch Nails) with permission to do just about anything you want with them and an unexpected dangerous donkey update!

Buck Owens
1929-2006 Country music legend and pioneer of the "Bakersfield Sound," Buck Owens is dead at 76. His hit songs include: Act Naturally and I've Got a Tiger by the Tail. Owens also released his own Bridge Over Troubled Water album that included two other Paul Simon songs, as well as particularly strong and moving versions of Bob Dylan's Love Minus Zero, No Limit and Donovan's Catch the Wind. Owens was Nashville outlaw that inspired the same in future artists like Dwight Yokum.

We really want you to get involved in the show, so please send us your favorite recording tips and tricks in .mp3 format and we'll include them in the show! And send us pictures of your recording space and equipment which we'll also use in an upcoming new spot called Featured Studio Of The Week!

Are you working on, or finishing up a project that our listeners would like to listen in on? Maybe you just recorded a track that's cooler than cool. We want to play it on the show! Get in touch with us and let us know about it!

Propellerhead announces Reason 3.0.5 for Intel Macs - Beta testers needed!
IK and Sonic Reality are offer free sounds for Reason���® -- Yes, you can download FREE Sonic Refills, demo patches and custom Combinator modules!

Click here for the free Sonic Refills
IK Multimedia announced that AmpliTube 2.0 is finally shipping. So, if you've ordered, keep your eye out for the big brown truck with goodies in it!
The Stupid Knob:
Last week Mike announced the wacky but true statistic that every year, more people are injured in donkey related incidents than are injured in airplane related mishaps. It seems there may be more to it. Mike shares his insights.

Gear Review:
Matt Long from the Home Studio And Audio Review returns to review a very specialized piece of gear for trumpet players...the Yamaha PM7 Silent Brass System.
Yamaha PM7 The System consists of the ST9 Personal Studio (the control unit), a Pickup Mute, a locking cable, and earphones. The step-up ST5 Silent Brass Performance Studio adds an array of effects plus practice tools.

Trent Reznor (NIN - Nine Inch Nails) has been, and still is, giving away master multitrack sessions for two of his songs for you to remix / reinterpret / destroy or whatever.

The Hand That Feeds
GarageBand Format Only

Trent Reznor Only
GarageBand, Ableton Live, Pro Tools and Sony Acid

Click here to download the multitrack masters!
Answer To Last Week's Trivia Question:
Q: What was the first commercial music CD released in the US that was also manufactured in the US? All CDs sold in the US previously had been import titles pressed for overseas labels. (These were still manufactured overseas, but for US labels.)

A: According to the Tenth Anniversary of The CD supplement to the September 26, 1992 issue of Billboard Magazine, it was the September 1984 release of Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA.

This Week's Trivia Question:
Q: Besides John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, what two other people were once members of The Beatles?

See you next week!

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