2015 NAMM Show: Today Roland is introducing their MX-1 Mix Performer, a performance-oriented mixing instrument, designed to bring together synths, drum machines, loops, DAW tracks, AIRA gear and more. Continue reading
The 2014 NAMM Show kicks off next week – and you know what that means: tons of new gear, some vaporware, booth babes, NAMM weirdness and ‘game changers’.
The NAMM Show is where many companies make their biggest gear and software announcements of the year.
We’ll be on site in Anaheim, CA next week bringing you the news from the show. In the meantime, what are you hoping to see introduced at this year’s NAMM Show?
At the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, Avid announced the launch of its Pro Series line of AAX Native and AAX DSP plug-ins, featuring three new advanced processors: Pro Compressor and Pro Expander (available now), along with Pro Limiter (coming soon) for the AAX platform.
Avid’s Pro Series plug-ins work with AAX DSP and AAX Native systems, including Pro Tools|HDX, Pro Tools|HD Native, and any system using Pro Tools 10 and higher software. Continue reading
At the 2013 Winter NAMM Show: iZotope has announced AAX Native support for Nectar vocal suite, and Ozone 5, their mastering system. The free updates will enable Pro Tools users to use iZotope plug-ins in the latest format developed by Avid for Pro Tools 10.
iZotope also continues to support RTAS and AudioSuite plug-in formats for previous Pro Tools versions. Continue reading
With a four-input USB audio interface called Quartet, and a newly-updated one-input interface called ONE, it should come as no surprise to readers that Apogee Electronics’ new two-input (four-output) USB audio interface is christened Duet.
The Duet audio interface for for iPad and Mac makes a direct digital connection to Apple’s iPad (iPhone, iPod touch) and Mac, and features Apogee’s Maestro control software, iOS device charging, and MIDI connectivity. The updated Duet debuted at The 2013 Winter NAMM Show.
When used with iPad or an iOS device, Duet works with any Core Audio compliant app like GarageBand, Auria and MultiTrack. For recording on a Mac, Duet works with Logic, Pro Tools, GarageBand, Ableton Live and any Mac Core Audio compliant application. Continue reading
At the 2013 Winter NAMM Show, Sonoma Wire Works announced the development of a low-latency audio (LLA) solution for Android smartphones and other devices.
Typical input to output latency on Android devices is between 100 and 250 milliseconds. According to Sonoma Wire Works, their LLA solution brings latency down to approximately 20 milliseconds. Continue reading