Following on from our article on the Monitor Controllers We Use and then our discussion in Podcast 252, we now learn that Mackie have announced the modernisation of its popular Big Knob monitor controller, expanding the lineup and including models with high-resolution USB recording and playback. The all-new Big Knob Series features three models –Big Knob Passive, Big Knob Studio and Big Knob Studio+.
Finnish manufacturer Amphion Loudspeakers will be announcing the shipping of MobileOne12 at NAMM 2017 on their booth 6314. Their portable studio monitor system is designed to enable audio engineers and producers to take the Amphion sound with them anywhere they go.
At NAMM 2017 in Hall A, Booth No. 6577, Sennheiser and Neumann will be showing a number of new products including the Neumann KH 80 DSP monitoring loudspeaker and Sennheiser HD 200 Pro headphones, as well as the Sennheiser Ambeo ambisonics microphone.
In this article, we share our current studio monitor controller solutions with the reasons behind our choices. Most users control their monitors with the built-in facilities in their audio interfaces, however, some of us use dedicated units. Read on to find out what we use to control our studio monitors.
This article explains the frequency response curves displayed within the Reference 3 software. At first glance, the curves appear to be quite puzzling, and so in this article we aim to help you to understand what each curve represents and how to adjust Sonarworks Reference 3 settings.
DAD and Dynaudio have announced at AES today that the two companies are to join forces to develop high-end monitoring systems for music, film, post and broadcast production, as well as audio mastering.. This partnership brings together two Danish based high end audio companies in DAD and Dynaudio.
If you are in the market for a pair of serious pair of top end mastering monitor speakers then you should take a look and a listen to the new Dynaudio M5P Evidence Mastering Monitors. Released this week at the AES show in Los Angeles these stunning monitors not only look amazing but sound stunning.
Waves have announced that their new Nx Head Tracker for headphones is now shipping, and they are apparently already getting great reactions from users using it to mix and monitor on headphones. In addition they are offering the Nx Virtual Mix Room software bundled with the Nx Head Tracker for only $99, instead of $178.
Our friends at Sonarworks tested the acoustic properties of a studio similar in design to an everyday home studio with five very different sets of studio monitors. Sonarworks wanted to prove that the frequency response of a room determines the majority of the studio sound rather than specific models of studio monitor.
When we announced MixChecker and then have reviewed it as well, some people have been unsure about whether MixChecker from Audified is a good idea, or if it even works. When we talked to the team at Audified we found they were getting similar questions too and so we thought it would be best to try and answer these questions and also give you an insight into how this plug-in was developed along the way.
Our friends at RSPE have arranged a great event on August 11th 2016 from 7pm to 9pm where they will be presenting all the Avid control surfaces from a Composer perspective. They are planning to have a range of guest speakers each of whom will share their experiences of using each of the Avid control surfaces from the Artist Mix through to the S6 with Mick Guzauski.
You may remember that back at the winter NAMM show (January 2016) I was totally blown away by the new Waves Nx software which is the first application to bring personalised 3D sound to any pair of headphones.
In this second video James Ivey talks to Ian Duncan from Jigsaw24 and takes a look at the final production version of new Avid Pro Tools Dock. Ian talks about the integration between the Dock and the Pro Tools Control app for iOS, how to configure the buttons and pots on the Dock using EUCON and basic navigation about the surface.