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… Read More Open Mic: What Do You Want 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… Read More Avid Launches Pro Series AAX Plug-ins
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… Read More iZotope Announces AAX Native Support
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)… Read More Apogee Intros Duet USB Audio Interface
At the 2013 Winter NAMM Show: Apogee Electronics announced that its updated Quartet USB audio interface is now compatible for use with the iPad. The Quartet is a 4 input, 8 output USB audio interface and can make a direct digital connection to the iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Mac.
Sonoma Wire Works wants to fix the Android audio latency problem. 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… Read More Sonoma Wire Works Wants To Fix The Android Audio Latency Problem
At the 2013 NAMM Show: Antiquity Music is premiering the Wheelharp, a keyboard musical instrument that gives the player the ability to ‘orchestrate’ with a chromatic scale of sixty-one 61 actual bowed strings at one’s own fingertips. In other words – it’s sort of a steampunk version of an orchestral sound library. How The Wheelharp… Read More Antiquity Music Intros Wheelharp String Keyboard
It looks like Casio has a new synth to introduce at the 2013 NAMM Show! This image has leaked out of a new full-size Casio keyboard that looks a bit like one of their digital pianos crossed with the XW-P1 synthesizer, introduced at the 2012 NAMM Show. The new Casio synth is also rumored to be… Read More Is This The Most Powerful Casio Synth Ever?