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Universal Audio UAD 9.8 Review

Universal Audio's latest update brings three new plugins - a classic preamp, modern autotune and an amp sim. Matt Vanacoro put them to the test and here's what he discovered...

Black Lion Audio Announces B173 And B12A Quad Preamps, Inspired By Classic Neve And API Hardware.

These hardware units from processing experts Black Lion audio will be available soon and represent the company's take on a couple of classic preamps.

Rupert Neve Designs Debuts 5211 Two Channel Mic Preamp

Following on from their first ever product back in 2005 the Rupert Neve Designs 5211 is a two-channel microphone preamplifier designed to provide a versatile front end to your audio signal path.

5 Ways To Record A Clean Signal Every Time

Here are some top tips for making sure any sound you record results in the best quality capture, from gating and understanding gain structure to using great preamps.

MOTU 8PRE-ES Audio Interface With 8 Mic Inputs Now Shipping

MOTU's new 8PRE-ES professional audio interface offers 8 microphone inputs, control room features, dual-LCD screen, ultra-low latency and so much more.

Skulpter 500 Is A New Sound Shaping Preamp From Elysia

Get better control of your sound at the recording stage with this high-end new addition to Elysia's stable of pro studio hardware - Skulpter 500.

Review: Universal Audio 9.5.1

UAD's latest software update brings four excellent new effects to the system. Matt Vanacoro got the chance to road test them, and liked what he found.

Review: Arturia 3 Preamps You’ll Actually Use

Need the sound of a legendary console but without paying a fortune? Arturia has you covered with its 3 Preamps You'll Actually Use collection. Hollin Jones gets rolling...

Review: Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite Mic Preamps

A high quality preamp can make a world of difference to your recordings. But would the Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite deliver? Matt Vanacoro found out...

Review: Focusrite Red 8Pre

Focusrite’s latest professional audio interface is chock full of functionality and features like audio over IP, Pro Tools HD interfacing, Thunderbolt 2 and much more. We put it to the test…

Review: Simply Sound SS1 Preamp

A pocket-sized preamp that can add up to 25dB of gain without raising the noise floor sounds too good to be true, right? Maybe not...

Focusrite Red 8Pre Audio Interface With Eight Mic Pres & More I/O

Focusrite tell us their new dual Thunderbolt 2 audio interface, Red 8Pre, is their 'best interface yet' featuring 16 analog inputs and 18 analog outputs, 8 mic pres and tons of connectivity options.

Universal Audio Launches Apollo Rackmount Pick Your Preamp Promo

Good news if you're tempted to buy an awesome UA Apollo Rackmount Interface. Along with your shiny new interface you can currently pick any Unison Preamp Plug-In for FREE!

Focusrite Introduce New Clarett OctoPre With AIR Mic Pres

Offering eight ‘Air’–enabled mic pres plus 192 kHz A–D/D–A Focusrite tell us their OctoPre is the ideal I/O expansion kit for Clarett or any interface with ADAT I/O.

Review: Audient iD4

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.