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Focusrite releases Tape recording app for iPad

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Focusrite Tape

Focusrite has released Tape, a classic style recording app with for iPad with contemporary functionality.

Tape is a beautiful recording solution, with easy to use 2-track recording, instant mastering, customisable tape artwork and social media connectivity.

Record from the inbuilt iPad microphone, iTrack Solo, or even any Core Audio compliant audio interface – including interfaces from the Scarlett range – and instantly add polish with one button compression. Then simply add a title and album artwork and share online with friends and fans via SoundCloud.

Tape features

  • Record two separate inputs, or link them as a stereo pair.
  • Metering in Tape App.
  • Plug and play support for the iTrack Solo and Scarlett range, plus Core Audio Compliant audio interfaces.
  • Low latency monitoring allows you to listen to your performance as you record.
  • Apply mastering effects to instantly improve your recording.
  • Keep time with an adjustable metronome.
  • Apply a custom title and image to your music and share via Soundcloud.

The Tape app for iPad is a free download.

More information: Focusrite / Tape


Focusrite intros Scarlett 18i8 & Scarlett 6i6 audio interfaces

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Focusrite has announced the 18i8 and 6i6, the latest Scarlett USB 2.0 audio interfaces which aim to suit producers and bands small or large.

Focusrite Scarlett 18i8
Scarlett 18i8 – 18 in/8 out USB 2.0 audio interface with 4 Focusrite mic preamps.

Scarlett 18i8 (18 in, 8 out) and the 6-in, 6-out 6i6 are the two latest additions to Focusrite’s popular range of Scarlett USB 2.0 interfaces. Both are aimed at recording artists, producers and bands, and both feature the award-winning Focusrite mic pre, designed specifically for Focusrite’s computer interfaces, alongside Focusrite’s renowned precision 24/96 conversion. In addition to Mac® and Windows® operation, both are compatible with iOS® devices like the iPad®.

Scarlett 18i8 includes four Focusrite mic pres, plus the ability to also record up to four line inputs at the same time. With the on-board ADAT input you can connect external mic preamps such as the OctoPre MkII, for up to 12 mic inputs, and the unit also includes S/PDIF I/O.

In addition to dual Focusrite mic pres, Scarlett 6i6 features a stereo line input, making it possible to capture, for example, two vocals, stereo piano and guitar at the same time. Both models feature Scarlett’s signature red unibody metal chassis for road-ruggedness and the unique “signal halo” LED rings around the input controls, indicating green for good levels and red for overload. Both also include dual independent headphone outputs with level controls and a large main monitor knob.

The interfaces will be available in June, 2013, priced at £199.99 GBP (Scarlett 6i6) / £299.99 GBP (Scarlett 18i8). Prices inc. VAT.

More information: Focusrite


Gobbler launches Gobblerama Leaderboard Contest


Gobbler has announced its Gobblerama referral contest.

Gobbler is offering over $10,000 in prizes from Universal Audio, Telefunken, Focusrite and others, just for inviting your friends!

Throughout the month of May, Gobbler customers who get the greatest number of friends to sign up for Gobbler will win audio hardware and software prizes every week. The grand prize, a Universal Audio 1176LN Classic Limiting Amplifier, will be awarded when the contest ends, May 28th. Daily prizes from Groove3, Slate Digital, Softube, and others will also be given away randomly – just for entering!

More information: Gobbler


ILIO offers chance to win Focusrite Forte audio interface

ILIO has announced a promotion that gives Nomad Factory MAGMA customers a chance to win a free Forte audio interface, valued at $749.99, from Focusrite.

Open to anyone during the month of April, those who purchase MAGMA from ILIO will be automatically entered to win. Entries may also be submitted at The drawing for the Focusrite Forte will be held during the first week in June and the winner will be announced no later than June 30, 2013.

Focusrite Forte

Focusrite Forte is a professional 2-in/4-out portable USB audio interface for Mac and Windows, designed to deliver analog sources to your DAW at the highest possible quality. It features two remote-controlled mic preamps with the unrivaled sound quality you would expect from Focusrite. Forte partners these with superb digital conversion at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution. Built into a solid aluminum case, Forte features a color OLED display, touch controls and a single large control knob for intuitive operation, with DAW integration transforming it into a control interface.

Forte retails for $749.99 and is available from music products dealers everywhere.

Nomad Factory MAGMA

Version 1.5 of Nomad Factory’s multi-effects plug-in MAGMA was released earlier this year. This version adds new real-time controls and features that appeal to DJs, producers, engineers and creative sound designers. The Modulation Matrix boasts up to 32 source/destination routings, 8 programmable LFOs, and a programmable 16-step Envelope Generator that allows users to create up to 8 unique envelopes for modulation sources. All sources, including MIDI messages, can control any parameter of any MAGMA effect loaded in the virtual rack. Another new feature, the VST Chainer, allows users to load and access all other Nomad Factory plug-ins or other 3rd party VST plug-ins for use in the MAGMA routing and processing environment.

MAGMA 1.5 comes with 65 effects. Featuring 1-rack-unit interfaces that can be loaded and rearranged using up to four racks, MAGMA also comes with a flexible routing matrix enabling serial, parallel or combined routings. Effects categories include Dynamics, Equalizers, Pre-Amps, Distortions, Reverbs, Delays, Modulation, Sequencers, Filters, Special FX, and Guitar FX.

Both boxed and download versions of MAGMA are available to purchase for a street price of $179 USD (MSRP $199).

More information: ILIO


Focusrite d2/d3 plug-ins get AAX support

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Focusrite d2/d3

Focusrite has launched AAX versions of the Focusrite d2/d3 plug-ins.

Modeled after their respective Red Range hardware counterparts, the Focusrite d2 and d3 bring high quality equalization and professional dynamic control to Pro Tools.

d2 is designed for the audio professional who requires the highest levels of performance and maximum versatility in a software-based equalizer, providing multiple modular configurations. With superior resolution, intuitive graphics, dynamic automation and save/copy/paste options, d2 takes full advantage of the power and capabilities of the Pro Tools environment.

d3 provides flexibility and versatility through separate insert configurations in addition to its highly impressive sonic characteristics. d3 also functions in AudioSuite, providing file-based processing and conservation of DSP resources. Coupled with dynamic automation, multiple inserts and save/copy/paste options, the Focusrite d3 takes full advantage of the power and capabilities of Pro Tools.

The plug-ins are available to purchase for $299 USD.

More information: Avid


FXpansion launches 7 Skies Contest

FXPansion has announced the launch of a 7 Skies music production contest, offering the chance to win FXpansion products and a Focusrite Forte audio interface.

FXpansion 7 Skies Contest

FXpansion has teamed up with artist and sound designer 7 Skies to bring you a competition for showcasing your production skills!

Create a track at least 60 seconds in length using 3 or more of the 7 stems provided by 7 Skies in order to be in with a chance of winning some great prizes including Geist, Tremor, DCAM: Synth Squad, Maul, DCAM Dynamics and 7 Skies’ brilliant Strobe preset pack! The 1st prize also includes a shiny new Focusrite Forte audio interface.

If you already own any of the FXpansion prizes, shop credit of equivalent value can be provided instead if you win.

The submission phase of the contest ends December 7th, followed by a one week voting phase. The winners will be announced December 17th, 2012.

More information: FXpansion / 7 Skies Contest


Win a pair of KRK Rokit 5 G2 speakers in Point Blank prize draw

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Point Blank KRK contest

Point Blank is offering you a chance to win a pair of Generation 2 Rokit 5 speakers by KRK.

The Point Blank YouTube Channel is the central hub for all our free tutorials. There you’ll find hundreds of videos providing expert advice about music production, sound design and DJing from our team of pro producer tutors and regular guest artists.

The best way to ensure you don’t miss anything is to subscribe to the channel and thanks to our friends at KRK and Focusrite we are giving away a pair of KRK RP 5 G2 Speakers (worth £250) to one lucky subscriber!

To be entered into the prize draw just subscribe to the Point Blank Youtube channel by Tuesday 23rd October 2012… it’s that simple!

The winner will be drawn at random and announced on Wednesday 24th October 2012.

More information: Point Blank / KRK Competition