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Apollo 13 is playing out live, now, in a story told in newly-restored sound

The human experience has been changed by images of space, but the power of sound to tell the story is unfolding in new ways. So here’s a different kind of live stream this weekend – re-broadcast from inside NASA Mission Control, 50 years ago. https://apolloinrealtime.org/13/ We’re in a weird moment with the the world economy … Continue reading Apollo 13 is playing out live, now, in a story told in newly-restored sound

Could The Fire At Apollo Masters Mean The End Of Vinyl As We Know It?

Vinyl record sales have been impressive lately, featuring double digit gains over the last 10 years. Although the figures for 2019 have not yet been released, it’s expected that the number of vinyl albums sold would crack 20 million. The vinyl success story is likely over now though thanks to the recent fire that burned … Continue reading Could The Fire At Apollo Masters Mean The End Of Vinyl As We Know It?

Could The Fire At Apollo Masters Mean The End Of Vinyl As We Know It?

Vinyl record sales have been impressive lately, featuring double digit gains over the last 10 years. Although the figures for 2019 have not yet been released, it’s expected that the number of vinyl albums sold would crack 20 million. The vinyl success story is likely over now though thanks to the recent fire that burned … Continue reading Could The Fire At Apollo Masters Mean The End Of Vinyl As We Know It?

Catastrophic fire leaves Apollo Masters’ vinyl manufacturing facility “uncertain of future”

“To all our wonderful customers. It is with great sadness we report the Apollo Masters manufacturing and storage facility had a devastating fire and suffered catastrophic damage”, a message reads on the homepage of the Apollo Masters website. The larger of the only two lacquer manufacturing plants in the world, Apollo Masters was a company … Continue reading Catastrophic fire leaves Apollo Masters’ vinyl manufacturing facility “uncertain of future”

Oh No!! I Fell in Love with Mic Preamps Again: Apollo x4 First Look, from Universal Audio

It wasn’t supposed to be like this. I was supposed to be over boutique analog hardware for fattening up my tones. Fortunately, I can now have them cheaper and more re-call-able than ever thanks to Universal Audio. In this First Look, Justin Colletti takes the new Apollo x4 for a Read more… The post Oh … Continue reading Oh No!! I Fell in Love with Mic Preamps Again: Apollo x4 First Look, from Universal Audio

New Gear Alert: Universal Audio’s Apollo x4 + Twin X, Lyra USB Mic by AKG, ZYLIA’s ZR-1 Portable Recorder & More

Universal Audio’s Apollo x4 and Apollo Twin X have landed. With elite-class A/D and D/A conversion inherited directly from the award- winning Apollo X rackmount interfaces, four Unison-enabled mic preamps, and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for Mac and Windows, Apollo x4 is the world’s most advanced desktop audio interface. Built for Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Universal Audio’s Apollo x4 + Twin X, Lyra USB Mic by AKG, ZYLIA’s ZR-1 Portable Recorder & More