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Matt

Matt
January 23, 2015

NAMM 2015 – Hot New Products!

Winter NAMM 2015 is upon us and there have a been a slew of new products showing their faces in just the first day! Great new things from Arturia, Focusrite, PreSonus, and Line 6 just to name a few. We will be going over a few of the new products that have been revealed at NAMM to give you a quick peak at the news items to hit shelves later this year.

Focusrite

Clarett Series Interfaces

Focusrite has debuted their new line of interfaces, The Clarett range. Spanning the product line there is the Clarett 2 Pre, Clarett 4 Pre, Clarett 8 Pre and the Clarett 8 Pre X. Now, these are all Thunderbolt only devices so make sure you have a Thunderbolt port before you think about buying one of these puppies. The Thunderbolt connection also ensures the interface latency will be under 1ms. That’s impressive. …

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Matt

Matt
December 10, 2014

UniqueSquared now on Reverb.com!

UniqueSquared has recently teamed up with Reverb.com to start selling a selection of items at a discount to you! These items will range from many different areas of our inventory. We are currently in the process of expanding our selection so please remember to check back often to make sure you don’t miss out on a deal that tickles your fancy.

A little info on Reverb.com

“Our marketplace was built to foster safe and secure transactions, inspire musicians to discover more ways to expand their playing and sound, and cultivate the most vibrant and inspired music community anywhere online. Reverb is committed to ensuring that every transaction on our site is completed to the full satisfaction of both buyer and seller. Our team of customer engagement professionals monitor each new listing to enforce our standards and are always ready to guide our users through any transaction. Should a problem arise, our

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Matt

Matt
November 24, 2014

Interface Bundles To Get Your Home Studio Started and Save You Money

Purchase the PreSonus AudioBox Studio Bundle

Purchase the Focusrite 6i6 Studio Bundle

Purchase the Steinberg Studio Bundle

Purchase the M-Audio AV30 Studio Monitors

 

The world of Home Recording is a vast world out there with so many options. But where do you start? Monitors? Mic? Pre-Amps? DAWS? Many think they have to break the bank to get great sound, but you really don’t. Here I am going to outline a few options from PreSonus, Focusrite, and Steinberg that will get you on your way without robbing your wallet.

 

Interface Bundles Under $400

PreSonus

 PreSonus AudioBox Studio Complete USB Recording Kit w/ Mic Stand & Pop Filter – $209.49

If all you need right now is one mic to record your vocals, this kit is perfect for you. It includes a great sounding condenser microphone that will get you those crisp clear vocal tracks you want to add …

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Matt
August 21, 2014

Focusrite iTrack Dock Review

Alesis got innovative a couple of years ago when they released the first real solution to iPad recording with the Alesis IO Dock. It has been updated since then with the Alesis IO Dock 2 and now other companies are stepping up to the plate with their own iPad audio interface. Enter the Focusrite iTrack Dock built for the latest generation of iPad, iPad Air, and iPad Mini.

Focusrite have some outstanding circuitry and microphone preamps in their interfaces, and that same technology is on board the iTrack Dock. We decided to dive a little deeper to see what the Focusrite iTrack Dock offers for mobile recording so you can decide if the iTrack Dock is right for you.

Construction/Design

You can connect any generation iPad that takes a lightning connection. iPad Minis will fit the interface the best, but you can move the lightning switch up a notch to …

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Matt

Matt
July 22, 2014

Focusrite ISA Two Microphone Preamplifier Overview

Debuting in March of 2012 at the Musikmesse show in Germany, Focusrite showed off its new microphone preamp based on the popular ISA One. The ISA One, and subsequently the ISA Two, are based around the ISA 110 which was a microphone preamp and equalizer that Rupert Neve developed for George Martin back in 1985. This makes the ISA Two not just another preamplifier but a preamp that was developed and endorsed by guys who really know their audio. All of the solid state circuitry on the Focusrite ISA Two is faithful to the original design, but the ISA Two gives you an extra, high quality input for your front end. Let’s take a closer look at what’s involved here with the Focusrite ISA Two and why you should consider getting one for your studio.

Features

The ISA Two is a dual mono microphone preamplifier. It’s a two channel version …