Gibson Acquires Deckadance

15-05-2015

We would like to announce that Gibson have acquired Image-Line's Deckadance DJ music application and rights.

Image-Line's CFO Frank Van Biesen states, “Growing Deckadance any further required our expanding into hardware development, which would have diverted attention from our core business of developing FL Studio, our highly successful music production application and related software. With Gibson Brands building new products around Deckadance, not only will existing Deckadance customers receive ongoing support, but with Gibson’s proven hardware expertise Deckadance enthusiasts can look forward to a bright future.”

The core of Deckadance’s software team will remain intact to ensure consistency in future development, as well as make sure that future innovations are consistent with what users love about Deckadance. Because the sale was a friendly and strategic move for both companies, Image-Line and Gibson will collaborate closely to create the smoothest transition possible.

According to Gibson Brands CEO and Chairman Henry Juszkiewicz, “We have many exciting plans for Stanton, and projects that will rejuvenate the DJ scene in the years to come. Acquiring Deckadance is a huge step forward in that direction. We’re grateful to Image-Line for creating a strong foundation, and can’t wait to build additional innovations on that foundation.”

Message to our customers

As the sale was a friendly and strategic move for both companies, Image-Line and Gibson will collaborate closely to create the smoothest transition possible. You will receive instructions from us in the near future on how to migrate your Deckadance license and account to the Stanton side of the Gibson equation (under Stanton DJ). We will continue to host Deckadance 2.43 (and activation keys) on our servers for the foreseeable future, but do encourage you to download and save a copy for your use until Stanton comes on stream.

Please create a support ticket if you have further questions.

https://support.image-line.com/action/ticketing

About Image Line Software:

Established in 1994, Image Line Software provides high quality music applications to the computer- based music community and is well known for its leading digital audio workstation (DAW) package FL Studio as used by artists such as Avicii, Afrojack, Martin Garrix etc, FL Studio Mobile (Android & iOS), Groove Machine Mobile (Android, iOS & Windows App), high quality VST synthesizers and innovative Effect/Processing plugins including Harmor, Sytrus, Maximus & Gross Beat. In addition to audio software, Image Line Software develops and distributes the web site building application, EZGenerator.

About Gibson Brands:

Gibson Brands, the fastest-growing company in the music and sound industries, was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Gibson Brands is a global leader in musical instruments, consumer electronics, and professional audio, and is dedicated to bringing the finest experiences to consumers by offering exceptional products with world-recognized brands.

Gibson Brands has a portfolio of over 100 well-recognized brand names starting with the #1 guitar brand, Gibson. Other instrument brands include Epiphone, Dobro, Valley Arts, Kramer, Steinberger, Tobias, Slingerland, Maestro, Baldwin, Hamilton, Chickering and Wurlitzer. In professional audio, KRK Systems, TASCAM, Cerwin-Vega, Stanton, and Cakewalk also continue Gibson’s tradition of quality in their respective markets. Consumer electronics brands include Onkyo, Integra, TEAC, and Esoteric. Gibson Brands recently expanded its reach into consumer markets with the acquisition of Philips' Home Entertainment based in Hong Kong—a company that invented the cassette tape, the CD format, the DVD format and the MP3 format. Under the Philips and Fidelio brand names, Gibson Brands continue to represent the ideal combination of innovation, tradition and a dedication to improving design while maintaining the highest level of craftsmanship. A global company, Gibson Brands has manufacturing, marketing and research and development centers throughout the world. All Gibson Brands are dedicated to innovation, prestige and improving the quality of life and music for its customers. Its goal is to provide the most exceptional customer audio products and experiences in the world.

Contacts:

Image-Line Software:

Scott Fisher
press@image-line.com

Gibson Brands:

Maureen O’Connor/Eileen Thompson-Ray/Joe Schneider
Rogers & Cowan
310-854-8116/310-854-8137/310-854-8140
moconnor@rogersandcowan.com
eray@rogersandcowan.com
jschneider@rogersandcowan.com

Forum Links:

Discussion on Stanton forums

Discussion on Image-Line forums

Image-Line

Recent news overview

Tags

#FLStudio =Pure 12.1 16 bit 2021 Grammy Awards 24 bit 32 bit 3d 500K 64 bit 64bit A way to say goodbye A/D Abrantedr Ahrix Akai Akai FIRE Alan Walker Aliasing All-purpose Envelope Alpha Amir Acid Analog Analog Excellence Android Announcement App Apple App Store Argentina Arksun arlo ARM Arno Cost Aryay Ask.Audio Aston Microphones ATH-WS55 Atlantis Audio 911 Audio Editing Audio Editor Audio Export Audio Recorder Audio Recording Audio Slicing Audio Tracks Audio-Technica Autogun Automation Bass Bass Utopia Beat Again Behringer CMD DC-1 Behringer CMD LC-1 Belgium Benn Jordan Beta BG BigBag Binaural bit-depth Black Octopus Sound black ops 2 black ops II Blake Robinson Blend Blend.io Blur Browser Buddygirrl Bug call of duty Chop Video Chorus Chrome OS Clipping Collaboration Community Competition Comping Compression Content Contest Control Creator Convolution CPU D/A Dancefair Danny D’Orlando Dark Room Feat. Ben Reigns DAW DAW Martyr Deadmau5 Deckadance Deckadance Solo Delay Demo Song DFX dither DJ Drums DrumSynth Live Dubstep DVS Dyro EAX Echo Edison Effects Eleanor electroconductor Electronica Elle Vee envelope controller Enveloper Controller Envelopes EQ EQ2 Equalization Equalizer Equalizers Equator Equipboard Erin Essential Bass Guitars Essential Guitars Etymotic Etymotic ER.4 Etymotic hf5 Expansion Exporting Audio Fable Sounds Facebook featured artist Feed Me Feedback Feedme female fl studio users FFmpeg File Management File Sharing FL Groove FL Mobile FL Studio FL Studio 11 FL Studio 12 FL Studio 12.1.2 FL Studio 20 FL Studio 20.0.4 FL Studio 20.0.5 FL Studio 20.1 FL Studio 20.1 Beta FL Studio 20.1.2 FL Studio 20.5 FL Studio 20.6 FL Studio 20.6.1 FL Studio 20.7 FL Studio 20.7.2 FL Studio 20.8 FL Studio 20.8.1 FL Studio 20.8.3 FL Studio 20.8.4 FL Studio 21 FL Studio Bus FL Studio Development Team FL Studio FIRE FL Studio Groove FL Studio Guru FL Studio Mac FL Studio Mobile FL Studio Mobile 3 FLaunchpad FLEX Floor Shakers Football free Freeze Frequency Shifter Frequency Splitter Fruit Fruit Logo Fruity Convolver Fruity Delay 3 Fruity Limiter Fulcrum FX game game music Getting Started Gibson Giveaway GMM Google Play Grammy Groove Groove Loops Groove Machine Groove Machine Mobile Gross Beat GuitarCenter Guru Harmless Harmor Heartbleed Hip hop Histibe Hit-boy Huawei Store IL Remote ILVCash Image-Line Image-Line Remote Imanbek In The Mix In-app Shop Instrument Packs Instrument Tracks interpolation Interview iOS IP protection ipad iphone ipod itunes Jayce Lewis Jeff Montalvo jimmy hinson Jon Gooch Juice Pack Jump Up Repertoire K-391 Karl Wolf - Beat Again Kaytranada Keyboard Controller Launchpad Laurie Webb Lenny D`Orlando lenovo Leriq Levels Library Lifetime Free Updates Limiter Livid RGB Logickeyboard Logikeyboard Lokan LollieVox LolliVox Loop Library Loops LOUDNESS Mac macOS macOS / OS X Maddix Marcus D Marqueese Scott mattias Mau5hax Max VR Maximus Memory Mickey Karbal microsoft Mid Side Stereo MIDI MIDI scripting Minihost Modular MiniSynth Mixing mobile Modulation Monty Montgomery Multi-Track Export music Music Production Music Radar Musikmesse Naden New News Newtone Nino Lucarelli Novation NT2-A nucleon ogg Ogun Olbaid Oldschool Breakbeats One-shot samples Orchestral OSX Panning PaQ Parametric EQ 2 Patcher performance Performance Mode Phoenix phone Phonon Collider Playlist Track Mode Plugins Poll Power Users powet users Progressive House Project 46 Protafield Protocol Recordings Quantization R U Ok RAM Razer Razermusic Red Light District (band) Release Remix Remix Contest Remixing rendered rendering Resynthesis Retrowave VR RMX RØDE Ronald Jenkees RT Sacco Sad Gurlz Saif Sameer sample channels Sample Library sampler Samples sampling Saturation score Score Library Scoring Film scripts SeamlessR SENSE GEMINI MAGNIFICENCE Seven Lions Severe Sever sfx SH-1 Sharing Sidechain Slicex Soccer Song Contest Sound Design sound fx Sound Localisation Sound Localization SoundCloud special fx Splice Spor Square-a-Saw SRS Stanton Steam Stems Stereo Stereo Imaging Stereo location Strong Surround Sound Swing Synth_dfr Synthwave Sytrus tablet Tape TB-303 Templates Testing Tevlo The Red Light District The Synthetic Orchestra Thomas Shaw Time Signatures Tom Solid Tom Swoon Touch Tracking Transistor Bass Trap Music TT-303 Tube Tuner Tutorial Umziky Universal Music Update Updated USA UWP Vadim Vadim Constantin Valve Varien Vectorial Veela VFX Key Mapper VFX Keyboard Splitter Victoriya Video Video Player 2 Video Scrubbing Vielklang visual VJ. VJay Vocal Recording VocALign Vocalkitchen Vocals Vocodex Vote VST Watermarking WAVES Waveshaper Weeknd Windows Windows 8 Windows App WiseLabs World Cup WOW xiph YouTube ZGame Editor Visualizer ZGameEditor Visualizer ZGE Visualizer Zplane