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  • Posted on: Friday 19th of October 2018

    The new Yamaha RIVAGE PM7 Digital Audio Console made its debut at AES NY 2018. Positioned directly below the current RIVAGE PM10 Digital Mixing System with emphasis on preserving workflow, the CSD-R7 is the same size as the RIVAGE PM10 system CS-R10 control surface but with the DSP engine built into the console offering enhanced […]
  • Posted on: Friday 19th of October 2018

    The AES Diversity and Inclusion Committee co-chairs Leslie Gaston-Bird (Resolution V17.6, Foley across continents) and Piper Payne (interview, Resolution V17.2) detailed the AES’ ongoing efforts to improve diversity of its membership across genders and gender identities, races, physical abilities, ages and nationalities. While the initiative aims to grow the number of women in pro audio, it […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    Universal Audio launched its new series of flagship Thunderbolt 3 audio interfaces, Apollo X, at an audacious presentation at London’s AIR Studios last month. UA staffers were flown over from their California HQ to welcome producers, engineers and press to the hallowed chambers of AIR to make it very  clear indeed that the technology developer […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    The weather was abysmal – it rained all day – but that didn’t stop nearly 200 eager audio aficionados attending SoundPro’18, the one-day event for the sound recording industry. With around 30 exhibitors, and three cracking afternoon presentations, the storms couldn’t keep sound engineers, sound designers, sound supervisors (…lots of ‘sound’ professionals, basically) away from […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    Spitfire Studio Strings is Spitfire Audio’s first release of a new Spitfire orchestral range of Kontakt libraries. The Professional edition is $499 and the ‘core’ is $249 during its initial sale period. Studio Strings is a hefty download with 210GB of samples, (232 articulations for Professional) across Violins, Violas, Celli, and Basses of a 30 […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    Half year figures from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) show US recorded music revenue grew 10% to $4.6bn at retail. Streaming is driving growth, with revenue increasing to $3.35bn, up 28.4% from the first half of 2017. Paid subscriptions grew to $2.55bn, up from $1.91bn, or a 33.3% increase, with ad-supported revenue nearly […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    The new software has landed at Resolution studios, and we’re enjoying reviewing the many new tools: Repair Assistant – in the style of Ozone 8’s assistant – this is an intelligent helper that can detect noise, clipping, clicks, hum and so on, fixing common audio issues faster. Music Rebalance – is a source separation tool that allows you […]
  • Posted on: Thursday 11th of October 2018

    In March, Resolution V17.2, we highlighted publishing deals Facebook was signing, and we suggested rumours from Taiwan indicated the social media titan would launch a hardware product. Here it is! Facebook’s new ‘video communication’ devices are called the Portal and Portal+, and feature widescreen displays, hands-free voice control and AI-powered cameras and sound. The $199 Portal and $399 Portal+ […]
  • Posted on: Wednesday 10th of October 2018

    Zoom has a new ambisonic microphone designed for 360 videos –an internal mic position sensor aligns audio automatically with 360 video. The conical enclosure is lightweight (120g) and features a backlit LCD screen that automatically adjusts to the unit’s positioning. Two independent 3.5mm audio outputs with dedicated volume controls provide headphone monitoring and a line […]
  • Posted on: Wednesday 10th of October 2018

    Featuring all-new, “elite-class” A/D-D/A conversion and HEXA Core UAD plug-in processing — which according to Universal Audio yield 50% more DSP for running UAD-Powered plug-ins in real time. The new Apollo X Interface Series also features: • Near-zero latency through preamp emulations from Neve, API, Manley, Fender, and more using Unison technology (Apollo x6, x8, […]