A nice catch from our sister site Pro Tools Expert - Maag Audio have announced the MAGNUM-K which is a single channel compressor made up of of two compressor sections (MAGNUM COMP and K COMP), a Parallel EQ (with LMF and AIR BAND®), and a Soft Limit (soft limiter).
Our good friends at PreSonus have just released the Studio 68 - A 6x8 192kHz USB 2.0 Recording System. The Studio 68 comes with 4 PreSonus XMAX mic preamps, 4 rear-panel line outputs, in addtion to MIDI and S/PDIF I/O and onboard direct monitoring with playback switching.
PreSonus have just released the Studio 26 - A 2x4 Bus-Powered USB 2.0 Recording System. The Studio 26 comes with 2 PreSonus XMAX-L solid-state mic preamps, 4 rear-panel line outputs, and onboard direct monitoring with playback switching.
Here's some fantastic news for Studio One - Console 1/UAD users! In addition to the integrated DAW support that was recently added for Studio One, we now have even more functionality for UAD users - in addition to a significantly more affordable price!
Not much information on this yet - but here's a really detailed video hosted by Steven Slate that goes over the vision & basic concept of the VRS-8 Audio Interface for Mac & PC. The biggest thing to take from this, is that this product is clearly part of a meticulously planned eco-system incorporating VMS, VMR, and a newly designed Audio Interface with the aim of fusing together an incredibly powerful system.
Our good friends at Universal Audio have just announced their latest - The Apollo Twin MkII. Sporting a new darker look, a previously unavailable QUAD Core option, Mute, DIM, Mono, and ALT speaker switching, as well as monitor remote controls and a built-in talkback mic. Needless to say, this has just become a really enticing interface for those looking to take the UAD plunge.
This month our sister site Pro Tools Expert are offering the chance for one lucky person to win a copy of Revoice Pro 3 from Synchro Arts. As you may or may not know - as of version 3.2, Revoice Pro brought some really nice copy/paste transfer abilities for Studio One users. So if this is something that interests you - then check out the terms & conditions within for more information.
In this video, Paul Drew looks at the Brainworx bx_stereomaker from Plugin Alliance. Paul demonstrates this on a mono tremolo guitar to add stereo width. Paul begins by dialing in the stereo expansion and then adjusts the tone, high damp and mono frequency to get the desired effect.
Our good friends at Groove 3 have just released their new weekly content - and this one just happened to catch our eye. Here's one for all you composers out there - in the orchestral / composition genre.
I've asked my good friend Ari Ahrendt (part of the design team for the CTC-1) to help shed some light on the CTC-1. So without further ado, here's 6 things from Ari that he feels would be useful for the Studio One community to know!
A nice find by our sister site Pro-Tools Expert, check out this new plug-in CenterOne by Leapwing Audio. Essentially, this is a center-extractor and phantom Center manipulator tool. CenterOne has a processor that is designed to separate phantom center content from Left and Right content. So with CenterOne, you can zero in on the phantom center and for example bring out or push back the vocals in a mix without affecting everything else.
About a month ago we had a flood at DWB Music studios. We noticed the flooring getting wet and quickly called in the insurance assessor to have a look. The problem was caused by a rodent with a penchant for plastic pipes, luckily no equipment was harmed during this. Although I cannot promise the same for the rodent when I get my hands on him.
In this free video tutorial, Paul Drew looks at the Plugin Alliance SPL EQ Ranger Plus and inserts it on a string section Sub Mix. Paul starts off by finding a problem frequency and dialing it back to remove a honk. Paul then boost's the high and the low eq to make the string section pop.