Delicious Audio Blog – Stompbox Exhibit, Synth Expo and MixCon
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A Pocket-Sized Listening Environment

Focusrite has paired their VRM (Virtual Reference Monitoring) technology with a simple headphone interface, giving you multiple references for your mix and simulating high quality listening environments and speakers through your headphones. The VRM Box ($99) uses impulse responses of 10 professional studio monitors, combined with mathematical models of 3 room types to recreate an...

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Moogify your iPhone with Filtatron

Moog Music brings high quality sound-shaping to Apple devices with the Filtatron – a real-time audio effects app that’s easy to have fun with and comes packed with features. While it’s not a synth, the Filtatron combines filtering and effects to manipulate the sound from the on-board oscillator, sampler, or line/microphone input. The interface has...

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Stutter Edit Plugin and a new Nord introduced at NAMM

Gigging musicians will want to check out the Nord Piano 88, which has been designed with live performance in mind. This new 88 key stage piano from Nord weighs in at just 39.6 pounds, but it’s heavy on features. In addition to 24 banks of 5 programs totaling 120 different program possibilities, it includes modeling...

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Blues Writer An iPhone App for Songwriters

A new App in the iTunes store called Blues Writer, is designed to help songwriters with the creative process. When stumped for a verse, you can double click and select a word from Schirmers Complete Rhyming Dictionary, which includes over 96,000 rhymes. The built in Instrumental tracks help put a structure to a song and...

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Audio Repair with iZotope RX 2

iZotope has released the latest version of their audio repair toolkit, with some new features and tools included to help you remove hum, hiss, pops, and any other unwanted noise from your audio. RX 2 and RX 2 Advanced both function as standalone editors, as well as a collection of plugins for your DAW. While...

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Rupert Neve, AMS Neve, and Daking 500 series modules

Three venerable audio companies have each introduced their first 500 series modules. Rupert Neve Designs announced the 517 Pre/DI/Comp (pictured above), AMS Neve released their historic 1073 in a lunchbox compatible format as the 1073LB, and Daking now has the Mic Pre 500. Rupert Neve’s 517 unit is a preamp, compressor, and DI in one...

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History and Construction of The Drums – Part 2

The following video is the second of a three-part segment on vintage drums by Michael Vecchio.  The interview was shot at Steve Maxwell Vintage and Custom Drum Shop on 48th Street in Manhattan with store manager and vintage drum expert Jess Birch.  This segment covers “History and Construction.”  Keep an eye out for part 3 in...

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Eternally In Tune

A recent Popular Science article showcases the simple yet effective EverTune guitar bridge. Utilizing a spring and lever for each guitar string, the device is able to keep consistent tension on every string, therefore keeping them in tune. You set the initial tuning you want at the bridge using a hex screw, and unless you...

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Deli – SonicScoop Giveaway: 1TB External Glyph Drive

The Deli, Delicious Audio and SonicScoop.com are kicking off a media partnership with a giveaway that might interest all musicians, engineers and music fans: we are giving out to a lucky winner a 1TB External Glyph Drive – SUBMIT HERE TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY! About SonicScoop.com: SonicScoop is a webzine alerting readers nationwide to the...

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Sounding off on Pro Tools 9

If you’ve been wondering whether it’s worth switching to the new Pro Tools 9, there’s an interesting article up on Sonic Scoop that talks with some of version 9’s early adopters in NYC. Released just weeks ago, the latest edition of the DAW includes third party interface compatibility, as well as many features that were...

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Batt-O-Meter by Keith McMillen Instruments

Berkeley, CA based Keith McMillen Instruments has come up with a handy little device called the Batt-O-Meter ($29.99). Essentially a battery tester for musicians, the Batt-O-Meter plugs in to any guitar pedal or electric instrument with a 1/4″ jack, and displays the remaining life and voltage delivered from the battery. While it can also test...

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Pro Tools 9 Has Arrived

Avid has just released Pro Tools 9, and the newest generation includes some surprising features. The biggest shocker in this version: you no longer need an Avid interface to run the software. In fact, it’s now compatible with any third-party interface that uses Core Audio or ASIO. While you can still use your old Mbox...

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