At the 2014 Summer NAMM Show, PreSonus introduced the AudioBox iTwo Studio recording kit.
The AudioBox iTwo Studio combines a USB bus–powered interface for Mac, Windows, and iPad with Studio One Artist DAW software (Mac and Windows), Capture Duo recording software (iPad), monitoring headphones, a large-diaphragm condenser microphone, Nimbit Free account, and all necessary cables. Continue reading
Audio gear manufacturer Antelope Audio has announced that it will be showcasing their new Zen Studio at the 2014 Summer NAMM Show later this week. The Zen Studio is a “revolutionary” new portable audio interface that features a total of 38 simultaneous inputs, including 12 studio grade mic pres, and 32 outputs.
The Zen Studio interface is compact enough to fit inside a backpack or gear bag, and is designed with the traveling musician, location sound engineer, field recordist and other end user in mind: users who need a combination of portability and sound quality. Continue reading
This video, via mastering engineer Ian Shepherd, is the last in a series that looks at planning and building a home mastering studio.
Shepherd’s goal was not to create a commercial quality mastering studio, but to create a home studio that he could use for doing some of his work in. While his focus is on mastering, most of this information applies to planning and building any serious home studio. Continue reading
In the latest episode of Fact TV’s Against the Clock series, producer Luke Abbot gets 10 minutes in the studio to come up with something. Continue reading
One of the events at Sweetwater’s recent Gearfest 2014 was a panel of leading producers and engineers, including:
- Bob Clearmountain
- Fab Dupont
- Ross Hogarth
- Mick Guzauski
- Bil VornDick
- Ed Cherney
- Richard Chycki
- Bruce Swedien
Eventide has released UltraChannel Native – a 64-bit native channel strip plug-in – as a free download through July 8th, 2014.
UltraChannel Native is a plugin (AU, VST, and AAX64) for Mac and PC. It offers micro pitch functionality, stereo delays with variable feedback paths, plus two stages of compression, gating, and five bands of parametric EQ. Continue reading
Slate Media Technology has announced RAVEN 2.0 Control System, for the RAVEN series of Multi-touch Production Consoles.
Or as they like to call it, ‘the future of studio control.’ Continue reading
At this year’s NAMM Show, Focusrite introduced the iTrack Dock, an iPad docking system for musicians. It’s now available, with a street price of about US $200.
This video offers an overview of the iTrack Dock and demo of how it works.
Note: The first 4 minutes focus on unboxing and registering the device. A technical demo follows. Continue reading