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AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix Anniversary Collection

AmpliTube® Jimi Hendrix™ Anniversary Collection is an expanded and updated version of its renowned AmpliTube Jimi Hendrix™ software for Mac and PC, featuring new officially licensed, ultra-accurate models of genuine Hendrix gear. There are 4 amps, 7 cabinets, 5 microphones, 10 stomp and 4 rack effects, with ... More

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THX Tune-Up App: Tweak Any TV From Your Phone

While it may look great in the store, your new flat screen is going to need to be calibrated once you get it home to deliver the best viewing experience. While hardcore videophiles will want to invest in a professional service, this new calibration app from THX covers the basic adjustments that the rest of us ... More

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WinterNAMM 2013: Mackie Launches My Fader Control App for DL Series Mixers

Mackie today announces a powerful new control app for the popular DL1608 and new DL806 Digital Live Sound Mixers — My Fader. Based on the acclaimed user interface and workflow of the Master Fader iPad control app, My Fader provides the perfect set of features for on-stage performers ... More

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Rupert Neve Designs Launches Two 500 Series Modules at 2013 NAMM Show

For the 2013 NAMM show, Rupert Neve Designs is announcing two new 500 Series modules: the 511 Mic Pre with Silk, and the 542 True Tape Emulator with Texture. As two of the only 500 Series modules actually designed by Mr. Rupert Neve, the 511 and 542 combine the classic tone and ... More

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Avisu Audio Visualizer app released

Avisu stands for Audio Visualizer, and that it is. This iPhone and iPad app breaks all barriers in terms of sound performance, design and functionality. Never before has an audio visualizer been as accurate in visualizing music from different genres in a dynamic, graphically impressive way. Avisu is a very quick, low ... More

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Steinberg Makes iPhone, iPad a Powerful Remote Control for Cubase

Even on iPhone, a powerful way to navigate your arrangement and markers, trigger custom shortcuts and macros, and even control separate cue mixes. Images courtesy Steinberg. Give Steinberg some credit. The company has been in the music production software game since the 80s, and they’ve ... More

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Earthworks to launch 500 series preamp at NAMM

High-end microphone makers join the 500 series party Earthworks, perhaps better known for thier microphones, will be launching a reworking of a their 1021 preamp to fit the ubiquitous 500 series format. See more below. Press Release: Earthworks will introduce its first 500 Series module, the 521 ZDT at ... More

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Moog Announces Sub Phatty Analog Synth – Aggressive Sound Design Tool

Mr. Nice Moog. The latest anlog synthesizer from Moog Music, the Sub Phatty, takes the gloves off, as the iconic company commits to a synth with teeth. In creating the Sub Phatty, the disciples of Bob Moog were determined to make a standout music production and sound design tool that ... More

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NAMM 2013: Focusrite announces the Red 1 500 Series mic preamp

NAMM 2013: Alongside two recent additions to its Scarlett range of audio interfaces - the 18i20 interface today, and Scarlett Studio bundle earlier this week - Focusrite has unveiled the revival of its classic Red Series 'lunchbox' style mic preamps. The Red 1 500 Series Mic Pre will be made ... More

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WinterNAMM 2013: Two Rupert Neve 500 Series Modules Announced

For the 2013 NAMM show, Rupert Neve Designs is announcing two new 500 Series modules: the 511 Mic Pre with Silk, and the 542 True Tape Emulator with Texture. As two of the only 500 Series modules actually designed by Mr. Rupert Neve, the 511 and 542 combine the classic tone and versatility ... More

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How It's Made - Ribbon Microphone

The ribbon microphone was invented in the 1920s, and first commercially produced in 1931. It’s called a “ribbon microphone” because inside, a thin aluminum ribbon positioned between two magnets converts soundwaves into electrical signals. Introduced in 1931, ribbon microphones revolutionized the broadcasting and audio ... More

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RODE iXY microphone for iPhone and iPad

Australian-based audio company RØDE Microphones has announced the iXY, a stereo microphone for iPhone and iPad with 30-pin connector that allows high quality recording at sampling rates up to 24-bit/96kHz, the only microphone on the market to do so. Appearing at the International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in ... More

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Beyerdynamic Limited Edition DT 770 PRO Headphone Now Shipping

Approaching their 88th anniversary, the renowned German pro audio manufacturer Beyerdynamic has released a special limited edition version of their legendary DT 770 PRO headphone. 88th Anniversary Edition The anniversary edition will feature the same professional sound quality of the ... More

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Focusrite introduces Scarlett Studio recording package

Leading professional audio interface manufacturer Focusrite has announced Scarlett Studio: a complete home studio kit with all the gear required to record pro-quality tracks, including a fully-featured music software suite. All you need is a Mac or PC! ###Complete Recording Package Built around the ... More