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Awave Mix It with FOCAL SM9 Trade In Deal

Awave Mix It with FOCAL SM9 Trade In Deal

Get a pair of amazing Focal SM9 Studio Monitors for $5999.00, when you trade ANY eligible model from brands including  ADAM, DYN-AUDIO, KRK, EVENT, GENELEC, EVE, BAREFOOT, QUESTED, FOCAL, MACKIE, PMC, UNITY AUDIO, YAMAHA.*

These professional studio monitors normally retail for $12,398 A PAIR!

Call Awave on 03 9813 1833 or email sales@awave.com.au to organise you trade in deal today, before stock runs out.

*All monitors traded must be in pairs. Subject to full working & cosmetic condition – offer is limited while stocks last

 

 

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Luke Neptune – In the Spotlight with Dave Smith Instruments

DSI Luke Neptune

Luke Neptune – In the Spotlight with DSI Prophet-6

Luke Neptune is an award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and composer from Blackpool UK. He specializes in House, Disco, Funk, and Soul, and composing music for independent films. As a producer and songwriter, Luke has released on such labels as CR2, Slave Recordings, Maison records, and Apartment Sixty Three, and has had air play and Radio One’s Dance Anthems show. He has worked with acts such as D- Ramirez, Pianoman, The Dream Frequency, Reload, Ryan Barton, Leanne Brown, and Dancing Divaz.

View the full interview with Luke Neptune here:
https://www.davesmithinstruments.com/artists/luke-neptune-2/

 

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Andy Hong Reviews the HEDD Type 30 Active Monitors

HEDD

Andy Hong Reviews the HEDD Type 30 Active Monitors

Spoiler alert! This active, three-way, midfield monitor from HEDD is so incredible, I purchased a pair for my personal studio.

Understandably, my decision was anything but easy. In fact, it wasn’t until a couple weeks after I had sent away the demo pair to the NAMM Show, that I decided to rethink my budget so that I could have a permanent set of these in my studio.

Click the link below to view the full review:

http://tapeop.com/reviews/gear/118/type-30-active-monitors/

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New Aurora Audio Products Now Available

Aurora Audio

New Aurora Audio Products Now Available

We’re excited that an extended range of products is now available from Aurora Audio.

Aurora Audio are the brain child of Geoff Tanner and Alan Dickson. Geoff is a British former Neve Special Projects Engineer and Alan a Hollywood studio owner. This American company grew originally from Phoenix Audio in the late 1990s and the name change occurred when the third founding member, David Langford, decided to retire. Today, Aurora manufacture a range of preamps, equalisers, compressors, routers and summing buses, all of which are based on Neve-esque discrete transistor, class-A circuitry. However, out of respect for former co-workers at Neve, none of the Aurora products are direct copies or clones.

The new range of products available from Aurora Audio include:

  • The Aurora Sidecar: A 10 channel, pure Class A discrete, complete with 4 band EQ & super thick, transformer coupled two bus output.
  • GT10x8 Absolute: Analog Mixer with 8 Inputs and Outputs, Level and Pan Control and Assignable Stereo Routing.
  • GT8x2 Absolute: An 8 channel line level mixer.
  • Stinger Preamp: Desktop microphone preamp and EQ with 100mm fader. 

See the individual products available below for more information.

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Justin Melland using Dave Smith Instruments Prophet-6 & OB-6

Justin Melland DSI

Justin Melland using Dave Smith Instruments Prophet-6 & OB-6

Dave Smith Instruments talks to multi Award winnging artist Justin Melland and how he uses the Prophet-6 and the OB-6.

Multiple award winning film composer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Justin Melland primarily works in the demanding world of film and television, creating refreshingly inventive scores at his studio The Eleventh Laboratory, in Los Angeles, California. Recent projects Justin has scored are Dark Net (Showtime), Water and Power (Sundance, 2017), The Force (Sundance, 2017), Parched (Jigsaw and National Geographic, 2017), Extremis (Tribeca, 2016), Belief (Own/Discovery, 2015), In Football We Trust (Sundance, 2015), The Kill Team (Tribeca, 2014), The Redemption of General Butt Naked (Sundance, 2011), and Life 2.0 (Sundance, 2010).

We chatted with Justin about how he’s using the Prophet-6 and OB-6.

Read the full interview here.

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The Vintage Vibe Story

The Vintage Vibe Story

The Vintage Vibe Story

Vintage Vibe is an electric piano retailer, restoration and repair shop based in New Jersey, USA. They take great pride in crafting and restoring vintage electric pianos based on the sound of the 1970’s. Their amazing pianos are used by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Cindy Blackman, Gregg Allman and many others. With nearly 20 years of learning, tweaking, and perfecting their craft, the team at Vintage Vibe ensure every piano is of the absolute highest quality.

For the full Vintage Vibe story watch their video: 

See below to view the full Vintage Vibe range.

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Kingston University’s Visconti Studios Installs Audient Heritage Console

Kingston University's Visconti Studios Installs Audient Heritage Console

Kingston University’s Visconti Studios Installs Audient Heritage Console

Kingston University’s Visconti Studio has installed an Audient ASP8024 Heritage Edition, just in time for the 2017 Winter School led by MPG and Grammy-Award Winning Tony Visconti himself, which takes place this week.

The brand new bespoke studio at the University’s Kingston Hill campus opened in September last year, and is part of a large-scale research and teaching project in partnership with the British Library and the Science Museum, called “The Heritage and Future of Analogue Recording and Production”. This involves the influential producer not only lending his name but also his expertise, working with students and staff of Kingston University – as well as invited artists – to produce records.

Read the full article here.

View below to find out more about the ASP8024 Heritage Edition.

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Barefoot Sound Presents Masters of the Craft with Alex da Kid

Barefoot Sound Presents Masters of the Craft with Alex da Kid

Barefoot Sound Presents Masters of the Craft with Alex da Kid

In this video Alex Da Kid discusses his work and how he utilises the Barefoot MicroMain45 monitors in his creative process. Alex Da Kid is a grammy nominated and multi millon selling record producer. He believes that “To be a master of your craft, I think the key element you need is obsession. There just can’t be something that you just do for a short period of time. It needs to be something that consumes you as a person”

Follow the link below to watch the video at Barefootsound.com.

Masters of the Craft with Alex da Kid

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Introducing the Elektron Digitakt

Introducing the Elektron Digitakt

Beat making powerhouse

We’re excited to announce Digitakt, an eight track digital drum machine and sampler. The rich feature set, the powerful digital sound engine, the compact size and the all new back-lit buttons and super crisp OLED screen make it a portable and focused instrument for producers and live musicians. And eight dedicated MIDI tracks, all featuring legendary Elektron sequencer tricks, elevate Digitakt to a capable control hub.

Digitakt specifications

  • 8 internal audio tracks
  • 8 dedicated MIDI tracks
  • 1 × Digital multi-mode filter per audio track
  • 1 × Assignable LFO per track
  • Delay and Reverb send FX
  • Sampling capability
  • 64 MB sample memory
  • 1 GB +Drive storage
  • 2 × ¼” input & 2 × ¼” balanced output
  • 1 × High Speed USB 2.0 port
  • MIDI IN, OUT and THRU ports
  • Overbridge support
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Warm Audio Wins Multiple Awards at NAMM 2017

Warm Audio Wins Multiple Awards at NAMM 2017

We would like to extend a warm congratulations to Warm Audio for their WA-2A optical compressor, which has recently won the 2017 TEC award in the signal processor hardware category. The award is well deserved as Warm Audio have managed to create a stunning compressor, that is affordable without sacrificing sonic or build quality. Warm Audio has managed to do this through economy of scale, eliminating cost cutting on components to increase affordability.

And if that wasn’t enough, Warm Audio also received the “Best in Show” award at NAMM, for the companies to watch category. Once again showing that affordable equipment can also offer outstanding quality.

We have been watching Warm Audio for awhile now, and its great to see a company dedicated to brining high quality affordable products to the market gain some well deserved recognition.

Great work guys and keep up the good work!