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New Gear Alert: Three New Distortions by Waves, SY-1000 Synthesizer from BOSS, DPA’s Binaural Headset & More

Waves releases three new distortion plugins. Waves is now shipping a line of three new distortion plugins: Waves Abbey Road Saturator, Berzerk, and MDMX Distortion Modules. Waves Abbey Road Saturator is an analog-modeled saturation and distortion plugin developed with Abbey Road Studios engineers. Modeled directly from Read more… The post New Gear Alert: Three New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Three New Distortions by Waves, SY-1000 Synthesizer from BOSS, DPA’s Binaural Headset & More

New Gear Alert: PreSonus Eris Bluetooth Speakers, Focusrite’s Holiday Bundle, AU Support for Reason & More

PreSonus announces the Eris BT-series bluetooth speakers. The PreSonus Eris E3.5 BT and Eris E4.5 BT active media reference monitors deliver the same studio-quality sound and accurate frequency response professional Eris-series studio monitors are known for, in an elegant, compact form ideal for home use. Featuring both Bluetooth and analog Read more… The post New … Continue reading New Gear Alert: PreSonus Eris Bluetooth Speakers, Focusrite’s Holiday Bundle, AU Support for Reason & More

New Gear Review: B4 Mic Pre A/D Daughter Card by Burl

Hopefully by now you have all heard of Burl and the B80 Mothership, the customizable and modular A/D-D/A interface. Since its release, the Mothership has been highly regarded by many producers, engineers, mixers, and mastering engineers. It has been said that the Burl sound has a “palpable, analogue-like coloration and Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Review: B4 Mic Pre A/D Daughter Card by Burl

New Music Gear Monday: United Studio Technologies UT-47FET Microphone

There are tons of clones of all the favorite vintage Neumann microphones like the U-87, U-47 and U-67, but one that’s more or less overlooked is the venerable U-47FET. It doesn’t get the accolades of the others even though it’s been a go-to outside-the-kick drum, bass amp and vocal mic by top engineers for a … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: United Studio Technologies UT-47FET Microphone

New Gear Alert: Holiday Bundle via Novation’s Sound Collective, Bitwig Studio 3.1, PreSonus ATOM x Ableton & More

Novation announces the Sound Collective x Holiday Bundle 2019. From November 21st 2019 to February 6th 2020, Novation’s Sound Collective members can download iZotope Trash 2, KV331 Audio SynthMaster Player, D16 Group Nithonat, Puremagnetik Lo-Fi Ambient Tools, and Tracktion Software BioTek for free. iZotope’s Trash 2 is a dual-stage Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Alert: Holiday Bundle via Novation’s Sound Collective, Bitwig Studio 3.1, PreSonus ATOM x Ableton & More

New Music Gear Monday: LundHalsey Kontrol Command Console

One of the most critical pieces of any studio is the actual furniture that we do our work on. There are plenty of consoles available that cover a wide range of use situations and prices, but one of the most unique is the LundHalsley Kontrol Command series of consoles. These studio furniture pieces are aimed … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: LundHalsey Kontrol Command Console

New Gear Alert: UAD Software v9.11.0, MOTU’s M2 + M4 Interfaces, 30th Anniversary SansAmp by Tech 21 & More

Introducing UAD Software v9.11.0. Universal Audio is proud to announce the release of UAD Software v9.11.0. Alongside the UA-developed Avalon VT-737 Tube Channel Strip, the latest software release features plugin titles from UA’s direct developer partners, Brainworx and Sonnox. The Avalon VT-737 is a precisely-modeled plugin emulation of Read more… The post New Gear Alert: … Continue reading New Gear Alert: UAD Software v9.11.0, MOTU’s M2 + M4 Interfaces, 30th Anniversary SansAmp by Tech 21 & More

Album Compilations Return, My Podcast Gear, And Post Engineer Jason Brennan On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

My guest on the podcast this week is Jason Brennan, who’s a re-recording mixer, supervising sound editor and sound designer with numerous feature film and television credits for Warner Bros. His 10 years of experience in music production and engineering gives him a unique outlook on television audio. Jason has always been on the cutting edge of the latest … Continue reading Album Compilations Return, My Podcast Gear, And Post Engineer Jason Brennan On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

New Gear Review: volca Modular Micro Synthesizer by Korg

Korg’s volca Series has continued to surprise. The introduction of the original three (mostly) analog devices back in 2013, designed by now-departed Korg engineer Tatsuya Takahashi, was monumental. It heralded a sea change in the amount of attention manufacturers had been paying to micro-sized gear aimed at tabletop performers—with diminutive Read more… The post New Gear … Continue reading New Gear Review: volca Modular Micro Synthesizer by Korg

New Music Gear Monday: LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+ Customizable Buss Processor/Mic Preamp

When it comes to home studios, versatility is the name of the game. If we’re going to buy an outboard processor then hopefully it will fulfill multiple functions. That’s exactly what you get and more with the new LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+, a totally customizable 1U outboard unit that can act as both a dual channel microphone … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: LouderThanLiftoff Chroma+ Customizable Buss Processor/Mic Preamp