Computer Audio Interfaces
Audio Interface ‘for Females’ Sparks Outcry
By Clive Young. In mid-October, a small consumer audio interface was introduced at Prolight + Sound Shanghai without much fanfare. Now it might become the most controversial audio product in years.
Audient iD22 Performs Ice Cold In Canada
Kingston, Ontario, Canada – At home with his Audient iD22 audio interface and trusty ASP008 8-channel mic preamplifier, location recordist Matt Rogalsky makes the most of his relatively portable kit to record new, three-piece band, Deux Trois in what...
RØDE Debuts AI-1 Audio Interface
RØDE Microphones has released the AI-1, marking its first foray into the realm of USB audio interfaces, available on its own or as part of a new bundle, The Complete Studio Kit.
Brockmann Talks Clarett Clarity
Mixer, producer and session musician “Bassy Bob” Brockmann’s career has taken him through music production’s biggest turning point, as it went from analogue to digital. In the process, Brockmann (whose discography ranges from Mary J Blige and Brandy to...
Hodgson Gets Hapi and Horus
Independent Audio recently supplied a significant quantity of Merging Technologies’ Horus and Hapi networked converters and Pyramix Native Pro workstations to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music campus in Athens, GA.
Post and Broadcast
An Earthy Blend for AAA Soundtrack
WINSTON-SALEM, NC—Abundant Acreage Available (AAA)—a drama written and directed by Angus MacLachlan (Junebug, Goodbye To All That) and notably executive produced by Martin Scorsese—is already a 2017 Tribeca Film Festival standout.
By Strother Bullins. Proprietary mix surfaces are still the norm at FOH positions around the world, yet seemingly every new digital mixing product on the market boasts some touch-based or GUI (Graphic User Interface) feature. Many are nearly or...
Post and Broadcast
Sportcast Kicks Off with Lawo
DFL subsidiary Sportcast, which produces Germany’s Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 soccer matches, has launched a new audio production system that combines technology from Lawo and ChyronHego.
Prism Converters Go To College
The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester, England, has increased its inventory of Prism Sound ADA-8XR multichannel audio converters to nine with the recent addition of new three units.
Review: Cloud Mics Cloudlifter ZI Vari-Z DI
Cloud Microphones’s new Cloudlifter CL-Zi ($379 street) is a well-built, steel-chassis box featuring a variable impedance knob (labeled “Z”) and high-pass filter (HPF) to allow tone shaping through the manipulation of impedance loading.
Post and Broadcast
Berliner Synchron Moves, Adds DADs
Berliner Synchron, founded in 1949 and one of the largest post production companies in Germany, recently relocated its facilities to the EUREF-campus in Berlin’s Schöneberg district, adding new gear from Digital Audio Denmark in the process.
CRAS, Blue Partner for Package
The Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences (CRAS) has announced that new students entering the Master Recording Program will receive numerous Blue tools as a part of their Laptop Recording Package.
Isaac Streamlines with Red 8Pro
Working out of his Los Angeles studio space, three-time GRAMMY Award-winning producer/mix engineer Dave Isaac has found a useful hub in the Focusrite Red 8Pre 64 I/O Thunderbolt 2 and Pro Tools | HD-compatible audio interface.
‘Mi Gente’ Mixed With RME
The Latin-tinged “Mi Gente” has been storming the charts this summer, hitting number one in 17 countries—and Spotify Global—and garnering 270 million views on YouTube. The collaboration between French DJ Willy William and J Balvin was mixed by composer/producer...
Audient Launches ARC Creative Hub
Audient has teamed up with several pro audio manufacturing peers—including Eventide, Steinberg, LANDR and Producertech—to launch its ARC Creative Hub, a comprehensive collection of free creative software for all Audient customers. Now available by simply registering an Audient product...