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2016-05-01 08.39.57 pm

Posted On May 2, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Lauten LA-320 Microphone

Lauten makes some incredible versatile microphones. With great quality, comes a price tag… well sometimes. Lauten has made a more affordable tube mic for home, project, and I’d bet even professional studios. The Series Black LA-320 large diaphragm vacuum tube condenser microphone is a professional and versatile microphone for studio and vocal recording. This microphone features a 1″ gold sputtered diaphragm with cardioid polar pattern, dual-triode vacuum tube, 120 Hz low-cut filter, 12 kHz high-cut filter, and transformer balanced output. The low-cut filter helps reduce boomy lows or low-end rumble;Read More
2016-04-15 12.15.01 am

Posted On April 15, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Ear Trumpet Labs Josephine

Using condenser mics on stage can sometimes be a huge hassle especially with acoustic instruments and vocals. Josephine aims to handle all of this on stage all while looking extremely cool. April 14, 2016, PORTLAND, OR…Ear Trumpet Labs announces Josephine, the newest addition to their product line of microphones handcrafted in Portland, OR. A medium-large diaphragm (26mm) condenser microphone, Josephine, is designed for live vocal and ensemble use, with an avant-garde styling evocative of 1930s and 40s classic microphones. Josephine is optimized for use by singers or acoustic ensembles from 6” to 48”Read More
2016-04-15 12.07.22 am

Posted On April 15, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Roswell Aurora Mic

Sometimes you just want to reach into the mic locker for something that has a relatively flat frequency response. Roswell Pro Audio has you covered with the Aurora. Sebastopol, CA—April 15, 2016—Roswell Pro Audio® has announced the Aurora, a premium, all-purpose studio condenser microphone, featuring an unhyped and natural frequency response, high sensitivity, and low self-noise. Describing the Aurora, Roswell founder Matt McGlynn said, “We built this mic for recording engineers looking for an ultra-clean FET sound. It works particularly well on vocals and acoustic guitar, where its balanced frequencyRead More
2016-04-11 10.03.58 pm
Analog / Digital mad scientist Gregory Scott is back with both new hardware and software. The Kush Audio Omega is a 500 series preamp that’s made to be pushed. It also has a nice companion in the Transformer plugins. The two working together are made to deliver all of the vibe of some of the greats in vintage audio. The plugins don’t just work exclusively with the Omega preamp. They can be used just to add some flavor to existing tracks. Review coming soon. The Signature Mic Preamp from KushRead More
2016-04-05 05.12.26 pm

Posted On April 5, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

XILS-Lab Stix

Analog drum machines have made a huge comeback. Therefore virtual instruments have come into the forefront to give us all easy access to the classics. Roger Linn’s LM-1 Drum Computer was one of the firsts. XILS Lab has taken a stab at the hardware with a virtual instrument version. GRENOBLE, FRANCE: after almost a year of diligent development, music software specialist XILS-lab is proud to announce availability of V1.0 of StiX by Xils — a virtual analogue and multi-synthesis-driven drum machine with sophisticated sequencer plug-in for Mac (OS X 10.5 and later) and PC (WindowsRead More
2016-04-05 05.05.15 pm
Who doesn’t want free stuff? Groove3, Hal Leonard, Numark, and DJ Shortee have teamed up to form a giveaway with multiple prizes. To enter, click HERE.Read More
Plugin Alliance keeps cranking out the hits with 3 new plugins. The bx Panoramic EQ, the Acme Opticom XLA-3, and the SPL EQ Ranger Plus. Panoramic EQ: – Three parametric bell-curve filters—each featuring a gain, frequency, Q and pan control—independently boost or cut EQ at discrete pan positions in the stereo field – In addition to providing the standard EQ parameters of Frequency and Bandwidth, you can select what portion of the stereo field you wish to cut or boost – Allows unprecedented ability to “re-mix” stereo material Acme Opticom XLA-3:Read More 2.0 Launching April 4th

Posted On April 4, 2016By BryanIn How To's & Tips, Latest News, Software

pureMix 2.0 Launch

Good Morning Children! The site that makes learning fun has turned 2.0. pureMix has launched an all new sleek interface complete with fancy new buttons, and clothes to match the great training videos (including several Cooking with Fab tutorials that will get you in with the ladies). See, you not only learn about mixing and production, but also about life, love, and that the upright bass works for the devil. How can you resist? On top of pureMix offering free tutorials (link HERE), they’re also offering a sale of 40%Read More

Posted On March 31, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

Avid Launches Cloud Collaboration

Pro Tools 12 has raised some eyebrows with their subscription based licensing. Sure, people are upset about the changing tactics to combat piracy and encourage people to purchase updates, but business is business. All gripes aside Avid is adding many features to make this worth your while. One of them is cloud based collaboration. Burlington, MA, March 30, 2016 –Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced that the highly anticipated Avid Cloud Collaboration for Pro Tools® is now available. Avid Cloud Collaboration makes it easy for artists and audio professionals to compose, record, edit, and mix projectsfromRead More

Posted On March 31, 2016By BryanIn Latest News, Software

iZotope Mobius Filter

Movement is essential to a mix. It can bring life to an otherwise dull track and can make or break a song. Get the upper hand with Mobius. Cambridge, MA (March 29, 2015) – iZotope, Inc., makers of award-winning tools for audio production, is announcing the release of Mobius Filter, a new effect plug-in that creates the sensation of infinite movement. Based on the auditory illusion of the Shepard Tone, the filters within Mobius Filter appear to defy logic, producing perpetually rising or falling effects that can be easily manipulated with a playfulRead More