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Thursday July 09, 2009 at 01:05 AM
The new and improved Indaba Music comes fully loaded with features
that’ll make online music collaboration simpler than ever before. We
listened to your feedback and gave you more control over how you use and experience
Indaba. Plus, we gave you a killer online digital audio workstation!
In all, there are FIVE significant upgrades that we want to tell you about in this blog post. They are:
- My Studio
- Membership Levels
- Session Console 2.0
With Your Studio Feed, you can keep track of all the activity in all your session in your dashboard. You’ll have the ability to up your profile completeness with the links in My Checklist, and you’ll be able to see manage all your sessions straight from you’re My Studio page. You’ll also find a brand new toolbar at the top of My Studio which easily enables you to create a session, edit your profile, find a friend, or create a blog post.
- Keep track of your session activity with Your Studio Feed!
- Up your profile completeness percentage with My Checklist!
- Manage your Sessions!
- Use the session toolbar to quickly explore Indaba!
Now you can dive into creating a session with just one-click from the My Studio page. The user interface enables you to organize all your files,
comments, and other session information in a clean and efficient way
that will improve workflow and get you collaborating fast. Our
easy-to-use session toolbar enables you to launch the new Session Console,
post a comment, invite members and more. Now you can even invite
non-Indaba members to join in the action with the invite by E-mail
feature, expanding the scope of your collaborations.
Start a Session with one click
- Organize your session information with the new Session Feed
- Create and manage with our easy to use Session Toolbar
- Invite Non-Indabans to your session with Invite by E-mail
New Membership Options
Our Basic Membership is still free of charge. With it you can own up to 5 public sessions and 1 private session – each with 100MB of storage space. The Pro Membership now offers 10 public sessions and 3 private sessions – each with 500MB of storage space in each. You’ll also be able to use the new Session
Console offline in addition to online, and all this for HALF the price
of the old pro membership – $5/month or $50 a year. Our new Platinum Membership will offer you unlimited public and private sessions with unlimited storage space in each for only $25/month or $250/year!
- Basic Membership (FREE!)
- 5 public sessions, 1 private session, 100MB of storage in each
- Pro Membership ($5/month or $50/year)
- 10 public sessions, 3 private sessions, 500MB of storage in each
- Platinum Membership ($25/month or $250/year)
- Unlimited public and private sessions, unlimited storage in each
With our brand new Community page, we’re introducing gadgets that will display contests, recommended
collaborators, and much more to help you connect to the community.
You’ll have the ability to drag and drop these gadgets anywhere you’d
like on your community page to organize Indaba according to your
personal preferences. We’ve also added a new profile completeness
meter to encourage you to get the most out of the site, along with a
new rotating image banner to keep you in the know about all the latest
contests, Indablogs, and other happenings on the site.
- Customizable Gadgets
- Profile Completeness Meter
- Rotating Image Banner
The new Indaba Session Console 2.0 allows you to record high-quality 16-bit
sound files straight into your session. No more need to save files locally! The console includes
non-destructive, real-time effects so you can mix your songs like the
Pros, and our royalty-free loops library will give those of you who
don’t have a full band at your disposal the ability to rock with the
best of them! If you are a pro or platinum member, you also have the
ability to work both online and offline at your convenience.
- High-quality recording directly to Indaba!
- Real-time, non-destructive FX!
- Royalty-free audio loops library!
- Pro & Platinum Members can work offline!
We’re committed to making Indaba Music the ultimate destination site for musicians. We’ve worked very hard to create an even better user experience for you and we hope you’ll agree that these upgrades make it easier than ever for you to find people and make music online! If you have any thoughts on how we can improve the site, please post your thoughts HERE, and if you have any feedback on the new session console, you can post your thoughts HERE.
- The Indaba Music Team
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