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PreSonus RC 500 Solid-State Channel Strip Review

PreSonus RC 500 Solid-State Channel Strip – $599 street PROS: Super high quality, construction and sound. CONS: None. There are tons of companies that offer quality preamps, so when a company like PreSonus releases a solid-state channel strip, it’s got a lot to live up to. Thankfully their RC 500 does that and more. The […]Read More »

PreSonus Eris Series E8 Studio Monitors Review

PreSonus Eris Series E8 Studio Monitors – appx $250/each (street) PROS: Great sounding, easy to tune to music styles and room configuration. CONS: None. There are a lot of manufacturers getting into the monitor business; some don’t have a background in professional audio, and it shows. PreSonus has been in the game for years, and […]Read More »

WATCH: Cakewalk Highlights from Winter NAMM 2015

In case you missed it, Cakewalk posted a wrap-up from the recent NAMM show. Here’s what they had to say: “NAMM was our first opportunity to show off the new SONAR line to the public, and the reception was nothing short of spectacular. To handle the crowds, products were demoed at three locations—the Gibson, TASCAM, […]Read More »

PreSonus Capture for iPad Wins TEC Award

PreSonus is thrilled to announce that its Capture™ for iPad Mobile Recording Software has won a NAMM TEC Award for Outstanding Technical/Creative Achievement in the category of Audio Apps for Smartphones & Tablets. The NAMM TEC Awards are the professional audio and music production industry’s most prestigious awards show, honoring excellence in sound technology and creativity. With […]Read More »

SHURE Unveils New Motiv Digital Product Line & iOS Recording App

Shure recently introduced MOTIV™ digital products, a new plug-and-play microphone line suited for individuals looking to capture high-quality audio for vocal/acoustic recording, podcasts, YouTube videos, field recording, and more. The easy to use MOTIV products include four new Apple MFi (made for iPhone, iPod, iPad) Certified devices, including three condenser microphones and a sleek digital […]Read More »

Focusrite announces Clarett Range of Thunderbolt interfaces

Focusrite create the best audio interfaces in the world. Now, launching their obsession for sound quality into the world of Thunderbolt, they have released a range of audio interfaces that combine a new preamp design with the very latest in Thunderbolt™ technology, to offer exceptional sound quality with an unparalleled interface latency of under 1ms. As you’d expect from […]Read More »

Avid Announces Free Version of Pro Tools

Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID)  unveiled Pro Tools® | First at NAMM this past week, a free version of the industry-standard Pro Tools that offers many of the same music creation capabilities used by top artists and recording studios worldwide. Delivering on Avid EverywhereTM and built upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform, Pro Tools | First is simple enough […]Read More »

News From NAMM: Focusrite relaunches iTrack Solo & iTrack Studio With Lightning

NAMM Show 2015, Anaheim, CA, January 22, 2015 — Focusrite relaunch iTrack Solo and iTrack Studio – their interface and bundle for recording on iPad®, Mac, and PC – now updated with Lightning™ compatibility. iTrack Solo is a 2-in, 2-out iPad®, Mac, and PC audio interface featuring a genuine Focusrite mic preamp. With a dynamic range […]Read More »

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