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Computers, TVs, and cameras may get most of the attention at CES, but Korg has shown that audio has a big place at the event with their announcement of their DS-DAC-100 and DS-DAC-100m, DSD audio playback systems. They are designed to... READ MORE
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11 months ago
Hands-on Review

As digital music continues to explore new realms and push boundaries through EDM, dubstep, and the growing trend of the mash-up, the demand rises for creative, functional, and deeply customizable MIDI controllers for both programming and controlling your DAW.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

Apogee is a premier brand name in both clocking and conversion. Their small-scale audio interfaces have forever changed the performance and sound-quality expectations of USB and FireWire devices. The new Quartet joins and further develops this prestigious product family.

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1 year ago
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Steinberg, makers of Cubase, have just released their new UR22 USB audio interface. The UR22 is not just any audio interface: it features two onboard Yamaha D-PRE microphone preamplifiers, resolution up to 24-bit/192kHz, MIDI connectivity and latency free hardware monitoring.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

If you decide to take up horseback riding, a few key accessories will be required when you arrive home with your newly acquired thoroughbred. Besides a saddle, you’ll also need horseshoes, a stable, bales of hay and a trough from which your new horse can drink.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

An audio interface is a piece of hardware that enables you to use a computer as the centerpiece of a recording studio. It gives you a way to connect professional microphones and instruments and record them into the computer, and it provides a way to connect studio monitors and headphones so you can listen to your work with optimal quality.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

Dubstep is a fairly new style of electronic music that’s dominated by sparse, reverberated beats and overpowering synthesized bass lines. In most forms of music, bass is pushed toward the back of the mix, but in Dubstep, it’s the unchallenged star of the show.

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2 years ago
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The new Echo 2 is a very compact USB 2.0 audio interface with a user-friendly touch panel interface. It enables you to record high-quality audio directly into a computer using multiple professional microphones, guitars, keyboards and line-level signals (such as the outputs of a mixing board).

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2 years ago
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Avid has released new hardware bundles that include the new Pro Tools|HD Native Thunderbolt interface, a small box that provides a high quality headphone amplifier and Thunderbolt connectivity for external HD Native hardware. The new systems enable you to create complex audio productions using Thunderbolt-equipped laptop and desktop computers, without requiring the use of PCIe card slots.

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2 years ago
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Roland recently announced several new products, with everything from a powerful rack-mountable sound module to a little battery-powered PA system that fits under your arm.

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Focusrite has just announced a pair of new audio interfaces, the Forte and iTrack Solo, which enable you to record directly onto your Mac or PC computer. The iTrack Solo is compatible with iOS as well, so you can record to an iPad. Both interfaces feature 24-bit converters and record two simultaneous inputs, but they offer different form factors and approaches to workflow.

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2 years ago
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Apogee just announced the new Quartet, a USB 2.0 audio/MIDI interface that enables you to record up to 12 channels into an Apple computer, and will act as the centerpiece of your recording studio. Quartet features four combo-XLR inputs, each with a high-quality preamp for connecting microphones, instruments and line-level signals.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

There is always a stream of new desktop audio interfaces being released to the public; they’re shiny, with fancy lights and buttons... but most are inevitably fragile. Audio professionals who require a more durable and roadworthy interface will want to see this new video on MOTU’s MicroBook II.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

The latest audio interface technology combines impressive conversion quality and high input/output counts into small desktop devices. MOTU has long been a contender in the ring of high quality digital audio. This 10 minute video takes a thorough look at Track 16, MOTU’s latest audio interface. It also gives quick look into their flagship DAW, Digital Performer.

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2 years ago
Buying Guide

You can learn a lot about audio by recording your own music (or a friend’s music), and by volunteering to assist a local sound engineer. However, attending a formal audio school can also really help you learn the nuts and bolts of sound.

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2 years ago

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