Posts From Category: Studio Gear

Novation releases Components Standalone

Novation Components Standalone

After months of development, Novation has unveiled a new update for Components users around the world – Components Standalone. The new update gives users Components on Mac or PC, to use offline and without their Facebook or Google login. If users have registered Novation hardware, they can access Components Standalone by signing in to their …

Focusrite offers more affordability for Clarett 2Pre

Focusrite Clarett 2Pre Offer

A major shift in Clarett 2Pre pricing has been announced by Focusrite, as the company puts the Thunderbolt™ audio interface further in reach for customers. Until 30 April 2017, it is possible to save £90/€100/$100 (US dollars) on the price ofocusrite-clarett-2pre-offerin all participating resellers. Clarett 2Pre comes with up to 119dB dynamic range, superbly low noise, precision 24/192 …

Elektron Digitakt available for pre-order

Elektron announces Digitakt pre-ordering

Swedish music company Elektron today announced that Digitakt, an eight track digital drum machine and sampler, is now available for pre-order. Digitakt is a new compact drum machine from Elektron. It contains all the necessary tools to make people move to the beat. A digital and highly flexible sound engine, sampling capability, a live-friendly sequencer, …

Aroma adds attractiveness to audio material

Aroma Plug-In by Ploytec and intelligent sound & music

Ploytec GmbH/ ism/ Germany (March 13th, 2017) (ictw) – Ploytec, the audio specialists from southern Germany and intelligent sound & music, the Cologne based plug-in experts, just released their newly developed audio tool Aroma. Aroma helps to put analog character & charm into audio recordings in an unprecedented musical way. Four valve or tape like processing units, called …

Focusrite launches iTrack One Pre

Focusrite launches iTrack One Pre

Focusrite is launching a compact mic preamp and guitar input – iTrack One Pre, which is designed for recording high-resolution audio directly onto iPhone or iPad without the need for external power. With a micro-suction base, iTrack One Pre will stick on any flat surface without moving, inviting users to record their tracks while on …

Focusrite takes Interface Shootout blind test to New York

Focusrite Interface Shootout blind test New York

Focusrite has moved its Interface Shootout blind listening test to New York City, battling out Thunderbolt™ interfaces Focusrite Clarett 8PreX, Apogee Ensemble and Universal Audio Apollo 8p. This third Interface Shootout took place at IIWII, a New York recording studio offering a large recording space as well as high-quality analogue recording. The reviewers were FOH …

The Focusrite Group announces Addictive Keys bundles

The Focusrite Group announces Addictive Keys bundles

Global music and audio products company The Focusrite Group today announced that the XLN Audio Addictive Keys virtual instrument is now included for free with all Focusrite interfaces and selected Novation products. Addictive Keys is free with all Focusrite audio interfaces, all Novation controller keyboards and the Novation Launchpad Pro grid instrument, and is available …

Focusrite announces Scarlett OctoPre And Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic

Focusrite announces Scarlett OctoPre And Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic

Two New Scarlett OctoPres make adding inputs easy. Scarlett OctoPre provides eight Scarlett mic pres with up to 192kHz conversion and ADAT connectivity; Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic adds analogue compression and 8-channel D-A conversion. Have you reached the point where you simply don’t have enough inputs? Maybe you want to record the whole band. Perhaps you’re a …

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX wins again in second blind test

Focusrite Clarett 8PreX wins again in second blind test

The Focusrite Clarett 8PreX 26×28 Thunderbolt interface has won two consecutive Interface Shootout blind listening tests, coming out on top of Apogee Ensemble and Universal Audio Apollo 8p. The latest Interface Shootout took place at Gearbox Records, a London-based record label with its own mastering studio and cutting facility. The reviewers were Gearbox founder/producer Darrel …

Steinberg Unveils Latest Line-up of Cubase Music Production Software

Steinberg Cubase 9 Music Production Software-00

Latest iterations of Steinberg’s award-winning music production systems offer user-requested sampler and optimized use of workspace plus an endless number of advanced audio and MIDI tools for composition, recording, editing and mixing HAMBURG, Germany — December 7, 2016 — Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH today announced the immediate availability of its flagship DAW, Cubase Pro 9, …

Kemper released Profiler OS Version 4.2

Kemper released Profiler OS Version 4.2

Main Output Pad -12 dB , Looper Volume, new System Setup Options Kemper GmbH/ Ruhr Area/ Germany – Nov. 9th, 2016 (ictw) – Kemper today annouced the immediate availability of the Kemper Profiler Operating System Version 4.2. This update brings a bunch of new functions and options to the acclaimed Kemper Profiler digital guitar amplifier. …

Focusrite announces Windows Thunderbolt driver for Clarett interfaces.

Focusrite announces Windows Thunderbolt driver for Clarett interfaces

Focusrite, the world’s leading audio interface manufacturer, will release the first version of a new Windows driver for its popular Clarett range on November 10th. Windows users will enjoy sub 3ms round trip latency and the same reliable, stable operation that Mac-based Clarett owners already experience. The low latency allows users to record and monitor …

Buy now and save on a top-line Clarett Thunderbolt interface

Buy now and save on a top-line Clarett Thunderbolt interface

Better. Faster. Easier. And until 31st December 2016, more affordable too Save up to £240/$300/€300 on Clarett 8Pre and Clarett 8PreX interfaces until 31st December 2016. Two of Focusrite’s acclaimed Clarett range of Thunderbolt™ audio interfaces – the eight-mic-pre Clarett 8Pre and 8PreX – are only available at this promotional price at participating dealers, until …