In this week’s podcast, Mike, Julian and James look forward to the NAMM show, discussing the products they are excited about seeing, they also pick up the 10 year challenge but instead of thinking about how they looked ten years ago, considering how their studios have changed in ten years. The team also answer your questions and share their finds of the week.
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NAMM 2019- What are we looking forward to seeing?
Ten Year Challenge - How have our studios changed since 2009?
We currently don’t have any competitions on our site. If you are wondering if you might have won something in our Christmas 10th Anniversary competition then do check our winners announcement article.
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David Thomas - Is one of the Editors of the BBC News Quiz and wants to feed back that he’ll keep Alan’s comments about levels in mind next time he’s editing the show!
Shawn Rogers - has a comment about how pleased he is to discover the mapping features in Pro Tools for third party controllers.
Questions From The Community Kindly Sponsored By Vanguard Audio Labs
Vanguard Audio Labs is a microphone manufacturer based in California who make high-quality original microphone designs that punch well above their sensible price. You can learn more about their microphones at Vanguard Audio Labs, or by checking out our testing session & review of the rather stunning Vanguard V1S+LOLLI Multi-Capsule Pencil Condensers.
And if you're at Winter NAMM this year, be sure to stop by their booth 16128 to see the unveiling of their newest microphone, the multi-head Vanguard V7.
Source Connect Now
Shane Cook - Wants to know whether it is possible to audit a Pro Tools 12 session with Pro Tools First?
Peter Jackson - Wants advice on how best to combine an Apollo 16 and 8 with a Neve 8816 & 8804.
As you may know, we are spread out around the UK & Europe when we record the podcast. In the past, we have used a variety of internet-based solutions so we could hear each other. We have settled on Source Connect Now which gives us ISDN equivalent quality audio using a Chrome browser, no software to install. You can get a free account from Source Elements.
Find Of The Week
Julian - KZ AS10 IEMs, 5 Armatures for £50
James - The new Warm Audio WA-251