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PC AUDIO: Free Audio Utilities

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are testing times ahead, so why not invest in a few free PC audio utilities? Column: Martin Walker Some people rely on their ears, but there’s no denying that having visual evidence of what...

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REMIXING WONDERLAND

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jotheo drops some hot tips in his spin on AudioTechnology’s Remix Competition track. Story: Stephane Elmosnino & Mark Davie Dance remixes can often sound like a hyperactive younger sibling — aping a few traits but...

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Elmhirst’s credits include Adele, Amy Winehouse, The Black Keys, Cee Lo Green, Arcade Fire, Florence & The Machine, Mark Ronson, U2, Peter Gabriel, Rufus Wainwright, Goldfrapp, and many more. Elmhirst moved from his native England...

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Line 6 POD

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 1998 Price: $999 The Line 6 POD guitar amp modeller changed the way musicians and engineers looked at pulling guitar sounds. The idea of being able to re-create the sounds of all the classic...

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Aviom A-16 Personal Mixer

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 2002 Price: $1295 Providing individual monitor mixes for performers, especially in the recording studio, had long been a problem looking for an elegant solution. In the old analogue world it could only be achieved...

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Modern Classics: Empirical Labs Distressor

June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s a miracle that one small box could house so much vintage colour. Dave Derr explains exactly how he developed so much character. Story: Mark Davie Dave Derr knows he’s one lucky son of a...

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Apple iPod

June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 2001 Price: $895 The Apple iPod was a game-changer that disrupted several industries at once. As a portable media player it replaced the much larger, Walkman-style analogue devices with its modern 5GB Toshiba hard-drive,...

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Modern Classic: Digidesign Digi 001

June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Released: 1999 Price: $1995 (Original) Digidesign (now Avid) released its 24-bit, host-based Digi 001 system at just the right time. The DAW market was about to go ballistic, host computers were becoming capable of handling...

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In 1998, building your business around ribbon mics was definitely a left-of-centre choice. But 15 years on, Royer Labs’ off-centre ribbon is a modern classic. Story: Mark Davie Mic Images: Corey Sleap It’s an audience...

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UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO TWIN INTERFACE

June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Twin’s Unison preamp modelling puts API and vintage UA on your desktop. Review: Mark Davie It’s one of those ‘how long is a piece of string’ questions, when someone asks you which interface they...

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