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AKAI Announces EIE Pro USB Audio Interface
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AKAI Announces EIE Pro USB Audio Interface

Akai has announced the EIE Pro, a USB audio interface capable of recording up 24-bit resolution and 96kHz sampling. The EIE Pro has four ins and four outs, MIDI I/O, and is compatible with virtually any DAW on Mac or PC. The inputs are XLR-1/4″ combo jacks, which lead to four discrete preamplifiers with true phantom power to enable use...

FiRe 2: A Look at the Recording App for iOS
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FiRe 2: A Look at the Recording App for iOS

I’ve long been on the lookout for a great recording app for my iPhone. Not for multi-tracking, because Garageband on my iPad has me 100% sold for that stuff, but more for recording quick ideas, recording rehearsals, concerts and so on. I recently tried out FiRe 2 by Audiofile Engineering, and after just a few short hours, I’m already impressed...

Recording the Upright Bass
The Lowdown with Dr. D

Recording the Upright Bass

Steve Bunker, a rockabilly player, recently asked me about the “best way to record the upright bass.” While I don’t think there is any one single way that is the best to record every upright bass in every style of music, I have noticed a few things over the years. Get your sound before you walk into the studio This...

Alfred Releases a Beginner’s Guide to Audio Mixing
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Alfred Releases a Beginner’s Guide to Audio Mixing

Alfred Music Publishing has released a new beginner’s guide to professional audio mixing. Alfred’s Teach Yourself Mixing, by David Terry, focuses on mixing fundamentals in a step-by-step approach. Topics covered include compressors, limiters, pan, gain, signal paths, bussing, effects sends & returns, automation, wave editing, final mix-downs, and more. The guide also includes techniques for both digital audio and analog...

Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder
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Gear Watch: BOSS BR-800 Digital Recorder

BOSS has released the new BR-800 Digital Recorder, a portable multi-tracker device. The recorder includes touch-sensor switchers and SD-card recording media. Up to four tracks can be recorded or eight tracks played back simultaneously, with an additional stereo track dedicated to the built-in rhythm generator. There’s an “EZ Recording” mode for beginners looking for guidance in the recording process. Other...

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Gear Watch: Roland R-05 Wave/MP3 Recorder

Roland has announced that their new R-05 Wave/MP3 Recorder is now shipping. The pocket recorder boasts clear audio quality, tons of features, and a battery that lasts over 16 hours of continuous recording time. It records directly to SD cards with a maximum of 24-bit/96kHz resolution with its built-in stereo microphone, or you can plug in your own external microphones....