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The StudioLive Mixers have been a hit, especially with home studios and live gigs. Presonus is now shipping the StudioLive 24 Series III PreSonus’ new StudioLive 24 digital console/recorders are now shipping, adding to the company’s third-generation StudioLive® Series III line, which launched earlier this year with the StudioLive 16 and StudioLive 32. Like all Series III consoles, StudioLive 24 further improves on the StudioLive’s legendary ease of use while letting you customize workflow and operations to fit the way you work. All Series III consoles feature touch-sensitive, motorized faders,Read More
Welcome to the final section of the Pro Tools 12 Review. For previous parts, visit the review section HERE. This section details the overall review for Pro Tools 12. Part 5: Review During the course of these Pro Tools 12.7 Explained series, a lot of ground has been covered. What started out as just a review of Pro Tools changes since version 11 became so big that it had to be broken into parts just to go over all of the major bells and whistles. This in itself should demonstrateRead More
This is Part 4 of a 5 part series reviewing Pro Tools 12. For previous parts, visit the Reviews section HERE. This section lays out new features only available in Pro Tools HD. Part 4: HD only Features Of course, all of the new features that both Standard and HD Pro Tools carry in version 12.6 is a long and impressive list, but what’s the point of upgrading to HD. No worries folks, Avid have that department covered with a few features that may or may not have you pullingRead More
Welcome to Part 3 of a 5 part Everything Recording Review or Pro Tools 12. For Part 1, click HERE. For Part 2, click HERE. This Section explains all of the new feature updates for both Pro Tools Standard and HD. Part 3: Features for Standard and HD All of these visual bells and whistles make life much easier and are great but functionality is king when it comes to making audio sound the best it can in the shortest amount of time. Don’t worry, Avid has you covered. First,Read More
Welcome to Part 2 of Everything Recording’s 5 part review of Pro Tools 12. For Part 1, click HERE. This part explains all of the visual and editing features in Pro Tools 12.   Part 2: The Visual and Editing Features: Pro Tools 12 comes packed with a ton of new visual and editing enhancements. Ever pondered why the “Session Notes” even existed with what little info it displayed? This popup window that displays changes since the session was last used has been expanded to explain I/O changes between systems, andRead More
This is part 1 of a 5 part series that both explains Pro Tools 12’s features and reviews the software. Each week, a new part will be released, leading up to the overall review in part 5. Enjoy! Part 1: Overview So here I was, sitting in front of a DAW that was constantly locking up and spitting out “AAE Error -9173” within 10 seconds of pressing the space bar – even on moderate sessions. The DAW in question was Pro Tools HD 11.3. The hardware I was running wasRead More
Maschine is a must have for anyone sampling or creating loops. The sequencer software has more updates in version 2.6 NATIVE INSTRUMENTS Releases MASCHINE Software Update Free software update packed with new features to spark musicians’ creativity and spontaneity February 14, 2017, Berlin – Native Instruments today released a feature- packed new software update for their acclaimed MASCHINE family of music- making tools. The MASCHINE 2.6 update, free to all registered owners of MASCHINE 2 software, brings several innovative features to MASCHINE STUDIO, MASCHINE  MK1 and 2, and MASCHINE MIKRORead More

Posted On February 14, 2017By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Touch Innovations Kontrol Master

Touch Innovations is a relatively new name to the scene, but as soon as I saw this interface, I loved the look. It takes me right back to endless days in the arcade. These buttons do more than just throw a punch or fire a laser. Plus the name harkens to Mortal Kombat! Kontrol Master has the brains to match the beauty too. I may have to give one of these a try. Kontrol Master provides a revolutionary and unique experience, effectively and effortlessly integrating its user’s second hand into theRead More

Posted On February 13, 2017By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Softube Console 1 Mk II with UAD Support

The Softube Console Mk I was a very useful tool in its own right in regards to controlling Softube software. Not only has MkII of Console 1 come with a price drop, but support for other plugin companies and DAWs have been added. High-end plug-in specialist Softube is proud to announce Console 1 Mk II — an upgraded version of its award-winning hardware/software mixing system, representing an enormous leap forward from its predecessor with support for selected UAD Powered Plug-ins from Universal Audio and a substantial, permanent price drop — at The 2017 NAMMRead More

Posted On September 14, 2016By BryanIn Hardware, Latest News

Keith McMillen K-Mix Windows Support

The K-Mix is the perfect audio interface / control surface. Keith McMillen has addressed almost every facet that has been missing in modern control surfaces. Now you can edit K-Mix in Windows. BERKELEY, CA, USA: innovative hardware and software developer Keith McMillen Instruments is proud to announce availability of K-Mix Editor for Windows 7, 8, and 10 (64-bit only) — widening the appeal of its critically-acclaimed K-MIX 8 In 10 Out Audio Interface Programmable Mixer with Windows compatibility — as of September 7… “We’re happy to officially announce that we have a version of the K-Mix Editor and driversRead More