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Aston Microphones Starlight at Winter NAMM 2017

Sweetwater stops by the Aston Microphones booth at Winter NAMM 2017 to check out the Starlight laser-targeting microphone. After the video, see Sweetwater's complete coverage of the Winter NAMM 2017 trade show here:... Read more »

JBL 7-series Reference Monitors at Winter NAMM 2017

Mitch Gallagher visits the JBL booth at Winter NAMM 2017 to learn about the 7-series of studio reference monitors. After the video, see Sweetwater's complete coverage of the Winter NAMM 2017 trade show here:... Read more »

Mackie Big Knob Series at Winter NAMM 2017

Mitch Gallagher stops by the Mackie booth at Winter NAMM 2017 to check out the Big Knob series of monitor controllers and audio interfaces. After the video, see Sweetwater's complete coverage of the Winter NAMM 2017... Read more »

Sweetwater’s Winter NAMM 2017 Report is Live!

The annual Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) trade show in Anaheim, California is here — and Sweetwater is on the scene! Check out our comprehensive online trade show report here at... Read more »

Neumann KH 80 DSP Studio Monitor Review

Mitch Gallagher presents the Neumann KH80 powered studio monitors. Neumann's KH series established the world-renowned mic maker as an authority in the modern monitoring world, and they've done it again with their... Read more »

Universal Audio Apollo Twin MkII Audio Interface Review

Mitch Gallagher presents the Universal Audio Apollo Twin MkII audio interface, which debuted at Winter NAMM 2017. It improves on the acclaimed Apollo Twin with next-generation AD/DA converters for astonishingly wide... Read more »

Save Up to $900 on RedNet and Red Interfaces with Trade-in

Looking to upgrade your rig to Focusrite's amazing Rednet or Red 4Pre or Red 8Pre interfaces? Now's the time, because you can get up to $900 for your trade, depending on the interface you select. Qualifying... Read more »

Coming Soon: NAMM 2017

The annual Winter NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) trade show in Anaheim, California, will open its doors at 10am PST on Thursday, January 19 — and Sweetwater will be there! Tune in at 10 to view... Read more »

NAMM News: SSL Updates Sigma

Solid State Logic has updated their Sigma Remote Controlled Analogue Summing Mixer to version 2.1 software. The free update introduces Eucon control and three new AAX, Audio Units, and VST/VST3 format plug-ins. A... Read more »

Disc Makers offers Music Release 101 Course

Looking to release your own music to your fans? Like to maybe sell some copies or get some notice? Then you need this new FREE 5-day e-mail course from our friends at Disc Makers! Just sign up — did we mention... Read more »

2017 Winter NAMM Rumors: CONFIRMED

Sure, the Holidays are nice, but every musician knows that the real winter magic happens at the annual NAMM Show. This is the music industry's largest platform for launching new, innovative tech and gear and before... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2017 Sneak Preview!

The big annual Winter NAMM trade show is just around the corner, and we're expecting an amazing array of new product introductions at this year's show! But why wait until the show opens to start learning about... Read more »

Dueling Drummers: Nick D’Virgilio and Mike Johnston of MikesLessons.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zgus-9_jNz0 Find out what happens when two world class drummers join forces in the Sweetwater Performance Theatre. Sweetwater's Nick D'Virgilio is joined by Mike Johnston of... Read more »

Mitch Gallagher’s Top Pro Audio & Music Gear Picks of 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PcfpDnNIes Join Mitch Gallagher as he looks back at some of the great music gear and audio equipment from 2016. These are just a few of the most notable new products of 2016 - enjoy... Read more »

Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre and Scarlett OctoPre Dynamic

Looking to add more inputs to your DAW or digital mixer? Need more mic preamps for a drum kit, a full band recording, or so that you can leave everything plugged in and ready to go? Then you need to check out the... Read more »

Mid-Side Miking

Mid-Side Miking A rather underutilized approach to stereo miking is MS, which stands for 'mid-side'. It is an interesting approach, since correctly done, MS will give a variable width stereo image that is absolutely... Read more »

5 Ways To Improve Your Percussion Tracks

Every studio should have a bag of percussion toys somewhere around. That bag may only contain a tambourine and an egg shaker, or it may hold everything from bongos, triangles and rainsticks to finger cymbals and... Read more »

PreSonus FaderPort 8 Control Surface Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npkRFY9nM4g Mitch Gallagher presents the PreSonus FaderPort 8 mixing control surface. This 8-fader control surface features 100mm motorized, touch-sensitive faders that handle... Read more »

Avid Releases Pro Tools 12.7

We posted a teaser back on December 8 about the upcoming release of the next version of Pro Tools, and now the release date is here! Avid has unveiled Pro Tools 12.7, which includes a variety of new features... Read more »

On-Stage Stands MBS5000 Professional Broadcast Mic Boom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBBYYq_lZOs Jeremy Payne from On-Stage Stands presents the MBS5000 Professional Broadcast Mic Boom. If you're a broadcaster or voice artist, the last thing you need is a tripod stand... Read more »

On-Stage Stands MS9210 & MS9212 Round Base Mic Stands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGvPgOsahM4 Jeremy Payne from On-Stage Stands presents two of their Professional Series round-base mic stands: the MS9210 and the MS9212. If you're a fan of the On-Stage Stands 7000... Read more »

Grace Design m108 Audio Interface Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7rt9dzMALU Mitch Gallagher presents the Grace Design m108 mic preamp and audio interface, with help from Don Carr on guitar. Combining all the functionality modern sound engineers... Read more »

FabFilter Pro-R Reverb Plug-in Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm5HE3u5ueY Mitch Gallagher presents the FabFilter Pro-R Reverb plug-in. It's an incredibly realistic-sounding reverb plug-in that lets your tracks sit beautifully in the mix without... Read more »

UVI Releases World Suite

UVI has gone around the world in search of exotic instruments representing thousands of years of musical culture — and put it all into an amazing sampled virtual instrument called "World Suite." Comprising... Read more »