Global audio titan AKG is celebrating its 75th year from October 2022, an incredible milestone marking three-quarters of a century at the forefront of the professional audio world.
With a decorated history that has seen the company’s market-leading microphones and headphones grace the studios and stages of some of the world’s biggest artists, including Frank Sinatra, Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, Aerosmith and the Rolling Stones to name but a few, AKG has been a household name for professional studios and home studio enthusiasts alike for an incredible 75 years.
EVE Audiowas founded in May 2011 in Berlin, Germany and is an owner-operated manufacturer for professional studio monitors. The company was founded and is owned by Roland Stenz, a long time passionate for quality audio and with a vast background history in the audio industry.
EVE Audio’s approach is to question the necessity of each and every component in the audio circuitry, not only from an engineering point of view, but also from a user experience standpoint.
The result is a complete product range of active studio monitors and subwoofers, full of innovations intended to contribute flatter, clearer monitoring to the engineer's setup and carefully designed to satisfy home recording users as well as studio professionals.
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Sitting on the desks of a huge global community of musicians, Focusrite’s iconic Scarlett 2i2 has helped make more records than any other interface in history. Ask many of the world’s biggest DIY musicians about their studio setups, there’s a good chance Focusrite’s ultra-portable, ultra-reliable, Scarlett 2i2, is at the heart.
Now in its 3rd Generation, the Scarlett 2i2 remains the best-selling interface in the world - and for good reason.
You’ve honed your production skills, nailed your workflow and now you’re ready to upgrade that old interface you’ve been using since your teens.
Whether it’s delivering crystal-clear stems for your latest project or needing serious equipment for a crucial make-or-break session, Focusrite’s premium interface range, Clarett+, is the perfect choice for discerning musicians and producers looking to take the next step on their journey to production enlightenment.
Available in a choice of 3 configurations — 2-way 5” or 6.5” drivers, and 2 x 5”MTM — the handmade iLoud Precision studio monitors deliver a level of sonic detail that challenges speakers at three times the price, with unique DSP-based features and software workflow enhancements that can’t be found elsewhere.
October 2022 marks JZ Microphones’ 15th anniversary of revolutioniing microphones. The company’s birthday coincides with that of the Black Hole Series, which has taken the professional audio industry by storm.
Resulting from over 30 years of technological improvement, Black Hole microphones are assembled by hand with class-A electronics to maximize performance. They also feature patented Golden Drop Capsule technology designed to capture super-clear sound with jewelry-level precision. This breakthrough technology has been featured in each new model since.
Whether it’s deep in a studio session, or at your next sold-out gig, you need a keyboard that can keep up with you. With Novation’s Launchkey range, take control of your DAW or hardware for expressive music performance and intuitive production.
Pioneer DJ VM series are high-quality near-field monitor speakers.
The VM-50, VM-70, and VM-80 active monitor speakers produce clear audio with fast-attacking, punchy bass. And, thanks to flexible DSP settings, the speakers can be tuned to suit the characteristics of a room, making them perfect for recreating a club sound when you’re DJing or providing a flat frequency response when you’re producing music in a home or professional studio setting.
The Roland Rubix series delivers the perfect balance of high-fidelity audio, rugged build quality, and essential features for today's musicians and producers. It serves up warm and clear high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192 kHz, and features top-quality mic preamps carefully designed for pristine sound and low-noise performance. With its discrete outputs, analog dynamics processing, and an integrated MIDI interface, you have the power and flexibility to support your growing musical ambitions. The Rubix series works seamlessly with Mac and Windows computers, and even supports the Apple iPad for the ultimate portable music production experience.
Founded in 2001 by industrial designer/synthesizer aficionado Urs Heckmann as a one-man show, the Berlin-based audio software company u-he has since evolved into a tightly knit team of employees, active associates and 3rd-party contractors – with ambitious plans.
Known initially for Zebra2 and Diva synthesizers, u-he has released several other highly acclaimed products over the years, and regularly contributed freeware plug-ins to popular music technology magazines. Despite their underlying complexity, u-he synths and effects are often praised for their ease of use.