Archive for the ‘Magazines’ Category

Steinberg Nuendo 4

By • Jul 27th, 2008

It’s Post-Time for Steinberg’s promising workstation workhorse In the eight years since its introduction, Steinberg Nuendo has matured into a full-featured, high-end studio and post production workstation system – one that is increasingly recognized by post and studio engineers as an attractive alternative to the reigning Digidesign Pro Tools. A major push towards the post-production […]

Solid State Logic Duende Mini

By • Jul 19th, 2008

  In the 1965 article entitled Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits, Intel co-founder Gordon E. Moore observed that the number of transistors that can be inexpensively placed on an integrated circuit has doubled approximately every two years, and predicted that this exponential trend is likely to continue. This prescient analysis became known, quite famously, […]

API 1608 Analog Console

By • Jul 12th, 2008

– A Classic Console is Reborn – The API 1608 console is outwardly modeled on the original API 1604 console, whose production run spanned much of the 1970s and into the early 1980s. These vintage workhorse consoles continue to hold a great deal of value and demand; to wit, many stock (as well as Franken-modified […]

Solid State Logic Pro-Convert

By • Jul 12th, 2008

– This well-appointed conversion solution from SSL puts the Holy Translation Grail within reach. – Transferring a multitrack session with edits and handles intact from one DAW application to another is a generally fragile process—a process that can break in many different ways and at many different places. The commonly supported EDL (Edit Decision List) […]

Studio Technologies 742 Audio Mixer

By • Mar 21st, 2008

Skokie, Ill.-based Studio Technologies recently introduced two single-rack unit audio mixers specifically designed for use in ENG vehicles: the single-bus model 740 ($995) and a dual-bus model called the 742 ($1,095). Despite their deceptively simple user interfaces, both mixers feature a healthy set of ENG or general broadcast features. FEATURESThe Model 742, reviewed here, is […]

O.C. White Desk-Mount Boom Stand

By • Mar 21st, 2008

  Business is booming – quite literally – for Mass.-based O.C. White. The company manufactures a range of industry-specific lighting and mechanical products with one thing in common: adjustable boom arms. Otis Charles White, a small-town dentist founded his eponymous company in 1894 with his pioneering design for a gas-fueled adjustable dental light. The company’s […]

Joemeek Goes Micro With the MQ1

By • Mar 21st, 2008

Desktop DJs and voiceover artists take note: Joemeek is coming over and he wants to move into your spare drive bay. Fletcher Electronics, based in Torquay, England, is known for its line of bright green preamps and compressors inspired by Meek, the late pioneering engineer. With the introduction of the MQ1 recording interface ($299.99), Fletcher […]

VXpocket 440 Laptop Audio Interface

By • Mar 21st, 2008

  by Stephen Murphy Four years ago, Digigram made laptop and desk-bound computer users stand up and take notice with the introduction of the first professional-grade audio recording interface on a standard Type II PC card. Designed to enable audio production on a laptop computer, the diminutive two-channel VXpocket offered portable performance on par with […]

Primacoustic London Primakit Acoustic Treatment

By • Mar 17th, 2008

With the miniaturization of professional quality recording gear comes the miniaturization of recording spaces. The prohibitive costs associated with building a studio from the ground up combined with smaller space requirements have led many to utilize existing – and typically rectangular – rooms for project and professional studios. Unfortunately, typical home and office rooms are […]

Sony Cinescore Software

By • Nov 14th, 2007

From Pro Audio Review, May 2007 Sony Cinescore 1.0 Soundtrack Creation Reasonably priced PC-only software for custom music bed creation. by Stephen Murphy Cinescore may be of particular interest to project and personal-production studio owners looking to offer an alternative for canned library music to their clients. Royalty-free cues of custom lengths, themes, moods and […]