Apogee and Avid Debut Hybrid ProTools Duet and Quartet Interfaces

Audio interface-maker Apogee and audio/video software maker Avid recently announced two new Avid Artist Suite products for music recording and stereo audio post production, Pro Tools Duet and Pro Tools Quartet. As the names indicate, these solutions feature Avid-branded versions of Apogee’s Duet and Quartet audio interfaces, each paired with Avid Pro Tools 11 software… Read More Apogee and Avid Debut Hybrid ProTools Duet and Quartet Interfaces

Pro Tools 11 Kills RTAS Support, But Arturia’s Got Your AAX Covered

Arturia has announced the availability of their AAX Updater, which supports Avid’s advanced AAX plug-in format favored by Pro Tools 11. In Pro Tools 10, Arturia instrument users could  run RTAS versions of their plug-ins. With Pro Tools 11, Avid has dropped RTAS support in favor of AAX. Users now have to update their plug-ins… Read More Pro Tools 11 Kills RTAS Support, But Arturia’s Got Your AAX Covered

XILS-lab Launches Oxium 1.5

Music software company XILS-lab has announced the availability Oxium 1.5, an Avid Pro Tools 11 AAX format-ready major update to its popular performance soft synth plug-in. The Oxium 1.5 update includes a GUI makeover, with ergonomic enhancements like a redesigned Double Filter Block (that is easier to locate and identify), relocated KEYB/FX/INFO toggle buttons (to… Read More XILS-lab Launches Oxium 1.5

Musikmesse 2013 Is Coming April 10th – What Gear Do You Want To See Introduced?

Musikmesse 2013 – the ‘international fair for musical instruments, sheet music, music production and music business connections’ – is happening this week, April 10-13, in Frankfurt. There have already been a lot of announcements for electronic music gear being introduced at Musikmesse, including: A new version of Doepfer’s MAQ sequencer; The Nord Lead 4; A desktop… Read More Musikmesse 2013 Is Coming April 10th – What Gear Do You Want To See Introduced?