Today Korg USA announced the “KronosX Studio Makeover Contest*.
One contestant will win a complete, over-the-top home studio prize package, featuring Korg’s KronosX Music Workstation and a full suite of gear that includes new monitors, studio furniture, software, headphones and even acoustic room treatment.
The prize package includes gear from PreSonus, Neumann, Dynaudio, Audio-Technica, Mogami, On-Stage and Auralex.
All you have to do is film a short video – terrible video phone footage will do – and show them why your studio needs an upgrade.
IK Multimedia has introduced the iRig PRO, a ‘universal digital mobile audio/MIDI interface’ for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac.
Pocket-sized, battery-powered and fully portable, iRig PRO is designed to give mobile musicians and songwriters an interface that can handle the widest variety of audio input signals. iRig PRO accepts virtually every type of audio and MIDI input. Users can plug in a dynamic or condenser microphone; a guitar, bass or other Hi-Z instrument; or any line-level source.
Additionally, iRig PRO is equipped with a MIDI input for keyboards, pads and controllers, making it a truly universal compact interface for recording and composing on the go or in the studio. Its audio and MIDI inputs can be used simultaneously, for example, to control guitar or vocal software with MIDI foot controllers or pedals, for switching presets or controlling effects levels. Continue reading →
Universal Audio direct developer Brainworx has released ENGL Amp Plug-Ins for the UAD Powered Plug-Ins platform and Apollo Audio Interface.
The ENGL Amps Bundle features the E765 RT and the E646 VS amplifiers as well as the Brainworx bxz-tuner, and allows owners of UAD-2 DSP Accelerator hardware to re-amp their tracks with these amplifier models. Apollo Audio Interface users can re-amp and track in real time with near-zero latency.
Both the E765 RT and the E646 VS amp models contain an onboard FX Rack with a noise gate, EQ filter controls, and host-syncable lo-fi delay. Also included is a Recording Chains feature that allows the user to preview their tones through 64 different high-end mics, ENGL cabinets, and outboard gear, including hardware emulations from Millennia, SPL, and elysia.
Available as UAD Software v7.2, the following plug–ns and bundles will be available for purchase via UA’s Online Store: Continue reading →
GuitarJack 2 USB is now available from Sonoma Wire Works’ online store, and will be available from authorized dealers worldwide within the next few weeks.
GuitarJack 2 USB is a multi-platform, studio quality audio I/O interface for Mac, PC and select mobile devices. The interface’s platform-agnostic flexibility eliminates the need for multiple audio interfaces for each device and/or operating system. Continue reading →
Today Focusrite announced the launch of its iTrack Studio, a complete system for recording music on the Apple iPad (or Mac/Windows computer) with “everything a musician needs” in the kit.
Based around Focusrite’s iTrack Solo, a 2-in, 2-out computer audio interface, the iTrack Studio kit includes closed-back monitor headphones, a studio-quality condenser microphone with included XLR mic cable, and a long 30-pin device link cable to connect the audio interface to the iPad. Record both channels of audio to Tape by Focusrite, a free iOS app (available Autumn 2013 from the App Store). Continue reading →