United Studio Tech reveals $800 UT FET47

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Based on the venerable U47 FET, which currently retails for $4000, United Studio Tech aims to recreate the magic, for a far lower price tag. The UT FET47 is United’s first product, which they hope is the first of many, and has been in development for two years. The creators have painstakingly tracked down some […]

SkyTracks plug-in allows DAW-agnostic cloud collaboration

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SkyTracks was initially launched in 2016 as a cloud-based DAW, allowing users to create and collaborate on their projects. Now, the company has updated the software to allow producers and artists to fire up projects in any DAW and load VST/AU synths right into their SkyTracks browser. The software is constantly synchronising with the user’s […]

Daking Audio promises fatigue-less mixing with MKII console

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“If you’re really making serious music, folks, the console is the only way to go”, Daking Audio’s spokesperson tells us. The company has built the Daking Audio MKII as a classic mixing console, packaged in a way that makes it accessible for modern audio recording techniques. Each strip of the 16-channel module console boasts a […]

Waves SuperRack brings touch compatibility to live plugin platform

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Waves wants you to ditch the mouse and get more involved with your plug-ins, with Waves SuperRack. Designed for FOH technicians and broadcast engineers, SuperRack is the next generation of MultiRack, a virtual platform that incorporates plug-ins into mixing consoles. Waves have designed this platform with a touch screen that is multi-touch friendly, allowing users […]

AES 2019: The best gear of Day 1

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SSL Origin One of the heavyweights of recording console design, SSL is returning to its roots with a brand-new in-line console dubbed Origin. The company’s first console of its kind in over 15 years, Origin takes the highlights of SSL’s historic 4000 series and balances them against the needs of the modern producer. Zylia ZR-1 […]

Native Instrument introduce Traktor Kontrol S3

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Native Instruments has unveiled the latest addition to its esteemed DJ controller family – Traktor Kontrol S3. Looking like a sibling to the S2 and S4, Kontrol S3 sports classic Traktor jog wheels and RGB pads. Kontrol S3 features four-channel mixing, removing some of the more advanced components that the S4 offers, such as the […]

Black Lion Audio pay homage to Melcor sound with Eighteen

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Boutique audio company, Black Lion Audio return with Eighteen, another audio module inspired by classic hardware. Following from the success of its Seventeen compressor released earlier this year, Eighteen is a mic preamp and EQ that pays homage to the Melcor op-amp sound. Black Lion Audio note that the channel strip’s preamplifier circuit is not […]

SSL kicks off AES show with new Origin console

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The first major news from the AES Convention is the launch of SSL’s first in-line console in over 15 years. Dubbed Origin, the new 32-channel desk sets out to marry the analogue heritage of SSL with features for the DAW-based producer. All analogue Origin is something of a ‘greatest hits’ for the company – you’ll […]