Novation Intros ‘Super Loud’ Audiohub 2×4 Electronic Music Production Hub

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Novation has introduced Audiohub 2×4, an audio interface & USB ‘electronic music production hub’.

The Novation Audiohub 2×4 is a combined audio interface and USB hub that lets you connect and power all your USB gear at once, while getting low latency audio and ‘super loud’ output. Continue reading

Five Reasons The New iPhones Are Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger For Musicians

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Apple today made its biggest announcements so far this year, introducing two new larger phones, a new mobile payment system, a release date for its new mobile operating system, a new wearable computer platform and more.

As with previous iPhone announcements, Apple tried to explain why this year’s models are Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger than the previous generation. And the new models are bigger, with tougher screens, faster processors, better camera and more.

Since Apple has established iOS as the leading computer platform for mobile music making, though, we though we’d take a look at the announcements to see what’s new that will be of special interest to iOS musicians. Continue reading

IK Multimedia Announces iRig Mic Field

IK_Multimedia_iRig_mic_fieldThursday, IK Multimedia announced iRig Mic Field, a small new “pocketable” and adjustable stereo digital microphone for audio and video field recording with Lightning-compatible iOS devices.

iRig Mic Field Features:

  • Digital stereo field-recording mic which connects to iOS devices via the Lightning port
  • Lightweight and “pocketable” design
  • Rotates 90° for optimal audio/video positioning; locks in place with comfortable-to-use controls
  • Ideal for music recording, video shoots or any field recording application
  • Integrated headphone output for immediate real-time audio monitoring
  • Gain control and multicolor LED indicator for easy and accurate level adjustment
  • 2 high-quality cardioid electret condenser capsules
  • 24-bit, 44.1 – 48 kHz A/D conversion

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Korg Gadget Update Brings Landscape Mode, Ableton Live Integration

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Korg has released a major update to its virtual studio for iOS, Gadget.

Gadget 1.0.3, codename Santa Clara, adds:

  • User-requested landscape mode (user-requested) that lets you use the app horizontally;
  • Enhanced MIDI control and audio export;
  • Seamless importation of your session to an Ableton Live set file (.als);
  • 64-bit support; and
  • Access to two brand-new gadgets, “Bilbao” and “Abu Dhabi”, as In-App Purchases.

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