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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

The dorky recorder you had in school just got a futuristic remake

The recorder’s simplicity has made it ubiquitous in music education. Digital builders want to refresh it and make it cool – and no, this isn’t an April Fools’ joke. Italian startup Artinoise is taking on the recorder as controller, musical instrument, and learning tool, with its new re.corder. Davide Macini, who has made the excellent … Continue reading The dorky recorder you had in school just got a futuristic remake

New Music Gear Monday: Zoom F6 6 Track Field Recorder

While video and film creators many times need a way to record multiple tracks of audio in the field, musicians, songwriters and producers are often faced with the same problem. Rehearsals, preproduction and songwriting sessions require documentation, and that’s were a small recorder can really come in handy. Portable 4 track recorders are everywhere, but … Continue reading New Music Gear Monday: Zoom F6 6 Track Field Recorder

The Sony cassette recorder that went to space and predicted the Walkman

Sony’s Walkman turned 40 earlier this month. But look to the TC-50 before it for some of the technology and usability innovations that changed the world – and joined the Apollo mission – plus a glimpse of where music might boldly go next. Sony’s story will sound familiar to a lot of today’s sound DIYers, … Continue reading The Sony cassette recorder that went to space and predicted the Walkman