Yamaha introduces the new generation of MG Series compact mixing consoles. With a flexible lineup of completely re-designed consoles suitable for both portable and installation applications offering varying input and processing capabilities, these new MG mixers put an emphasis on sound quality combined with a level of reliability and performance that have made this series an industry standard. Featuring five standard models ranging from six to twenty inputs, and five XU models featuring onboard SPX effect processors, the new series comprises a versatile lineup of ten models in total that will meet the demands of a wide range of mixing applications.
Blue Sky is proud to announce the worldwide debut of its newest monitoring solution, the Star System One 2.1, comprised of a single Sub 12D digital powered subwoofer and two Sat 6D digital satellite speakers. Designed and assembled in the United States, the new Sat 6D and Sub 12D can also serve as building blocks for systems of varying sizes and configurations, making them especially well-suited for broadcast, film post, and game sound design environments.
Genelec is showing its M Series Bi-amplified Active Monitors. The energy-efficient M Series takes a new approach to monitor design as part of Genelec’s larger ongoing sustainable initiatives known as GES (Genelec Embedded Sustainability).
Universal Audio is proud to introduce the Apollo Twin High-Resolution Desktop Interface with Realtime UAD Processing.
Korg releases Gadget for iPad, a mobile synthesizer studio that offers the ultimate mobile synth collection for iPad. It was designed for anyone looking to explore software synthesis, musicians looking for a diverse palate of synths in one integrated app, or those looking to take their iPad music production to the next level.
Apogee Electronics is pleased to introduce MiC 96k, a professional digital microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac. Use MiC 96k to record vocals, voice overs, acoustic guitar, piano, drums or anything in-between. Inspired by the most revered and classic microphones in history, MiC 96k is designed to sound amazing and be easy for anyone to use with their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac.
iZotope and BT have combined creative forces to bring you a drum sculpting and beat sequencing environment that blurs the line between rhythm and melody.
Music software and hardware company Arturia is proud to announce SPARK 2 — a new look, new feel version of the powerful software engine that drives its drum machine-redefining SPARK Creative Drum Machine and SparkLE Creative Drum Machine hybrid hardware/software instruments.
Arturia’s breakthrough BeatStep offers a new level of functionality and performance features in a powerful, portable pad- and encoder- laden USB Class-compliant controller at a hitherto unheard of price-to-performance ratio. Taken at face value, triggering audio clips within powerful, flexible software environments such as Ableton Live or playing drum parts in conjunction with the likes of FXpansion BFD or Toontrack EZdrummer is as easy as exercising your trigger fingers.
Kemper Amps, the makers of the multi award winning and unique Kemper Profiler present a range of new features that significantly extend the Profiler’s tonal and sonic capabilities for guitar and bass players. Version 2.3 of the Profiler Software will be available for free to registered users of the Kemper Profiler during the first quarter of 2014.
The Reloop TM8 is based on the same premium features and build that have made TM2 & TM4 controllers instantly recognisable around the world. With a sophisticated performance section that uses touch-sensitive multi-color drum pads, the Terminal Mix 8 is the perfect companion for Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ.
Manley Labs today announced the CORE, an analog channel strip. The Manley CORE is an innovative and affordable mic preamplifier, compressor, equalizer, and limiter combo-unit that combines the greatest hits of the Manley product line with fresh technology.
Adding to the M-Track interface line, which includes MTrack, M-Track Plus, and M-Track Quad, M-Audio has now announced M-Track Eight, an eightchannel, 24-bit USB audio interface designed for expanded recording capabilities with an ultralow-noise signal path, 112 dB signal-to-noise ratio, and zero-latency monitoring. M-Track Eight will include Avid® Pro Tools Express with an iLok® USB key.
Allen & Heath has introduced the 30 in / 24 out Qu-24 to its Qu series of compact digital mixers, which also includes the rack mountable Qu-16. Qu-24 features total recall of settings (including 25 motorised faders and digitally controlled preamps), an intuitive Touchscreen, Qu-Drive integrated multi-track recorder, dSNAKE for remote I/O and personal monitoring, multi-channel USB streaming to Mac, Qu-Pad control app, and iLive’s renowned FX library to deliver class-leading audio quality.
IK Multimedia today announced iRig Mic HD, the first high-quality digital handheld microphone for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac. iRig Mic HD improves on IK’s groundbreaking and highly popular iRig Mic, by offering pristine digital audio quality and multi-platform compatibility for all generations of iOS devices and Macs, in addition to its practical handheld form factor and other convenient features.