Steinberg has released VST Connect Pro, a remote recording solution for Cubase 7 users.
VST Connect Pro allows you to record in real time through the internet and local area networks. It transmits stereo recordings on the fly, but also records up to 16 high-resolution audio tracks in the background.
To establish a peer-to-peer connection the VST Connect Performer download is freely available on the client side.
Steinberg is also introducing Studio Pass, the free iOS app for VST Connect soon to be available through the App Store on iTunes, letting users dial into the recording session with an iPhone or iPad.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
iZotope recently announced its new digital guide, Audio Repair with RX 3: Tools, Tips, and Techniques. The free reference guide, available in the iTunes store and through iZotope’s website, provides information for audio editors repairing or restoring audio.
Audio Repair with RX 3 outlines common audio problems in recordings, and covers the fundamental concepts of audio repair, with tips from professionals for salvaging previously unusable audio.
Key Features Include: Continue reading
Plug-in developer Sonnox has partnered with mp3 inventor Fraunhofer IIS to create a new solution for encoding music for the web, Codec Toolbox. Codec Toolbox offers real-time codec auditioning, metadata editing and batch encoding for musicians, DJ’s, engineers and producers of recorded sound for the web.
Codec Toolbox Key Features: Continue reading
In this video, Nick Batt of Sonic State takes a look at the new Behringer Xenyx Control 1 USB Monitor Station.
Behringer describes it as a “high headroom studio control and communication center’. Continue reading
Avid is now shipping the new Avid S3L, a modular mixing and recording system first introduced in early July.
Avid S3L is comprised of a high-performance HDX-powered mix engine running VENUE software and AAX DSP plug-ins, scalable remote I/O, a compact EUCON-enabled control surface, and Pro Tools software for integrated live sound mixing and recording.
Not for the hobbyist (nor the faint of heart), Avid S3L has a price tag starting at $17,995 GRP. For additional information, check out the Avid website.
In this video, mastering engineer Ian Shepherd takes a look at clipping & limiting, and the differences between analog and digital clipping.