Audiofile Engineering has updated its field recording iOS app, FIRe, to version 2. FIRe is designed to turn an iPhone or iPod touch into a professional-level portable audio recorder. Here’s what’s new in FIRe 2: Advanced editing suite with SmartEdits, Bezier fades, change gain, normalize, looping playback, regions and more Improved Transport screen with faster [...]
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Acoustic treatment manufacturer RealTraps has introduced Carrel, a portable recording studio designed to make it easier to capture dry sounding voice-over recordings in almost any space. According to RealTraps, the Carrel works great for creating a noise-free environment for busy offices, libraries, study rooms, telephone call centers, and testing labs. Unlike typical carrels that offer [...]
A common problem of indie podcasts is excessive or unwanted background noise and room sounds. Several companies have responded by marketing mini vocal booths that are portable and help block out unwanted sounds. Instructables has published a tutorial on building a DIY portable mini vocal booth: The DIY Portable Mini Vocal Booth is ideal for [...]
Calabarock (App Store link) is a free internet-enabled multi-track audio recorder for the iPhone. When you create a track in Calabarock, it’s available almost instantly in MP3 format on calabarock.com for others to hear. The new track is also available instantly for other musicians to play on top of, just as if you were in [...]
Wavosaur is a free sound editor, audio editor, wav editor software for editing and recording sounds, wav and mp3 files. Wavosaur supports basic audio editing (cut, copy, paste, etc.), plus has features for creating audio loops, analyzing audio and doing batch processing.Wavosaur supports VST plugins, ASIO driver, multichannel wav files, real time effect processing. The [...]
When you think Jack Black, you probably think awesome sounding sound, right? So there’s nobody better qualified to teach you the secrets of getting awesome sound for your videos than Jack Black. Other than maybe a sound guy. Anyway, this video features Jack Black offering his tips on getting awesome sound for your videos. And [...]
At the 2009 NAMM Show, Alesis introduced theirÂ USB Recording Kit – a kit that puts together Alesis mics, monitors and an audio interface to make a relatively cheap (approx. $260) project recording studio. The video above is Alesis’ intro video from the show.Â Details on the Alesis USB Recording Kit below.
Podcasting gear update: Tascam’s Johnny DeLeon gives an overview of theÂ TASCAM DP-004 Digital Pocketstudio at the 2009 NAMM Show. TASCAM’s DP-004 Digital Pocketstudio is a portable digital audio recorder that can record two sources at once to the included 1GB SD Card. It retails for about $200. Details below.
At the Winter NAMM Show, Primacoustic announced the Machine Room computer silencer; a $699 fan-cooled enclosure designed to quiet down computers in recording studios, broadcast facilities and post production suites. The Machine Room features three chambers that work together to handle the task. At the bottom rear, cool air is sucked into the Machine Room [...]
Â At theÂ 2009 Winter NAMM Show, a convention that focuses on music and audio technology,Â AlesisÂ announced theirÂ USB Recording Kit, an all-in-one computer-recording system. The USB Recording Kit lets youÂ connect the pair of AM2 condenser microphones to the iO|2 digital-audio interface to record stereo audio, using the included Steinberg Cubase LE 4 digital audio workstation software. You [...]