For the 10th time, more than 100 magazines from all over the world got together to vote the best products of 2008/2009 in more than 40 categories. The MIPA Musikmesse International Press Award is the “Grammy” of the Musical Instrument/Pro Audio industry. Below we have the most appropriate categories for Gearjunkies.com.
Most innovative product – Celemony Melodyne DNA
Synthesizer Hardware – Clavia Nord Wave
Keyboard Workstation – Yamaha Motif XS
Sampler – Native Instruments Kontakt 3
Software Instruments – Spectrasonics Omnisphere
Studio Monitor (Nearfield) – Focal CMS-50
Recording Software – Digidesign Pro Tools 8
Recording Hardware – Cakewalk Sonar V-Studio 700
Recording Effects (Hardware) – Universal Audio UAD-2
Recording Effects (Software) – Waves Maserati Collection
Mixing Desk (Project Studio) – Allen & Heath ZED 16
Mixing Desk HiEnd – Rupert Neve Designs 5088
For all the other categories and to see what the nominees were for each category please visit the MIPA awards website.