Focusrite's Clarett marque crosses from Thunderbolt to USB models with the Clarett 2Pre USB and its siblings. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about.
This extract from the live Masterclass delves into the fascinating world of interface design for music. Who decides how our gear should work, and how do they go about making it? Find out - for free!
We all use them, but how much do you really know about the different kinds of audio interface available? Joe Albano breaks down the fundamentals in this short video.
Whenever you record, your audio goes through an analog to digital conversion process. But what does that actually involve? Joe Albano explains in this bite-sized video from the Audiopedia series.
ESI's U168XT high speed recording interface couldn't sound as good as it looks, could it? G.W Childs puts it through its paces to find out. (Spoiler alert: he liked it).
Modifying your audio gear can be a great way to make it perform to an even higher standard than it already does. Matt Vanacoro found out what Black Lion Audio could do to supercharge his Apollo 8.
So you just know you’ve got the goods to make hits: you’ve got the ears, you know the trends, and you’ve got the nerve. Now you need the gear. Here's why you need an audio interface in your setup.
We'd been eagerly anticipating getting hold of the book, currently on Kickstarter, but managed to get an exclusive interview with its author.
Focusrite tell us they're on the verge of releasing a Windows driver to provide stable, low-latency operation of Clarett Thunderbolt audio interfaces.
M-Audio are one of the most popular audio interface manufacturers. Their latest 2X2 and 2X2M (with MIDI I/O) look set to continue that trend for those running a simple, portable setup on a budget.
Universal Audio's Apollo Twin USB audio interface pressed all our buttons when we reviewed it for Mac. Now it and the Satellite USB are available for Windows PC. Matt Vanacoro finds out how it fares.
IK Multimedia tell us their new iRig HD 2 provides plug & play simplicity with 96kHz sound, integrated headphone output, a 1/4" amp out with dual mode switch, plus full AmpliTube versions and more.
Antelope Audio suggest their new Zen Tour could be the new King of portable audio interfaces. Matt Vanacoro takes a closer look and puts its claims to the test. Spoiler alert: It very well might be!
If you're looking for a solidly built bus powered USB2 audio interface with class A Audient console mic pre's that runs up to 24-bit/96 kHz for under $150 the Audient iD4 deserves your consideration.
You don't need to empty your bank account to make good music. With some clever gear choices you can kit out your studio on a budget and still have what you need. Here's how.