Focusrite Red Plugin Review

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Classic compressor and EQ make their plugin debut The Focusrite Red range of studio outboard gear has been used in top studios the world over for decades. Introduced in 1994, the entire range, clad in its distinctive red casing, found favour with the professionals on account of its super-high clarity and versatility, pure and simple…. Read More

Five Great Compact Audio Interfaces

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As the mobile production set-up becomes the norm, we take a look at five great, compact audio interfaces… Updated 23/06/2015 As the portable recording rig becomes an astonishingly powerful reality (and rapidly becomes the norm), there are certain bits of gear that are essential to these new, pared-down set-ups. The hub of everything is, of… Read More

Which Audio Interface Do I Need?

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Deciding which audio interface to buy can be a bit bewildering – here’s a guide to help you find what you need It’s fair to see that, within these pages, I regularly enthuse about the incredible power and functionality offered by even modest home studios these days. The problem with having easy access to such… Read More

Focusrite Tape App Launched

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The new Focusrite Tape app provides one of the most intuitive, elegant ways to record on an iPad, for free… In the past few years, the iPad has been fully embraced by the music world. No longer just a means of checking e-mails, surfing the net and playing angry birds, Apple’s tablet is now a… Read More

Focusrite Recording Bundle Receives Value Award

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Music Tech Magazine honour the new Focusrite recording bundle, the Scarlett Studio, with a Value Award When the Scarlett Studio (the new affordable Focusrite recording bundle) was announced earlier this year, it was the kind of package that you could immediately see finding its way into countless home studios. Comprising a high quality Focusrite interface,… Read More

Audio Interfaces for iPad – 4 of the Best

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Here are four of the best audio interfaces for iPad currently available With every day, it seems the iPad has more to recommend it as a platform for recording, and the growing number of audio interfaces for iPad and their diversity are ample illustration of this. With just about every major audio interface brand now… Read More

Focusrite Audio Interface Range Expands Again

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The Focusrite audio interface range has a new addition – the Scarlett 18i20 Those industrious pro-audio folk in High Wycombe have clearly been very busy, as another Focusrite audio interface has been revealed ahead of the NAMM 2013 show. The Scarlett 18i20 is a 19-inch rack-mountable, USB 2.0 interface- its format revealing much about who… Read More

2012 – The Year of iPad Recording

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2012 may well be remembered as the year that the iPad recording studio became a reality… It would be fair to say that 2012 was the year that iPad recording came of age. The iPad’s power as a multimedia computer with a stunning, multi-touch interface made it an excellent platform for music software, but the… Read More

Review: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

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The Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 is one of the brand’s most affordable interfaces – how does it stack up against its big brothers? At the point that Focusrite entered the audio interface market, it was already one of the most prestigious names in pro audio. Founded by Rupert Neve in 1985, the brand quickly became one… Read More