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Source Audio Offers a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Development Process of the Ventris Reverb
SOURCE AUDIO PRESS
April 6, 2017
Boston, MA – Following the success of the much-heralded Nemesis Delay, Source Audio has embarked on the creation of a highly anticipated follow up: the Ventris Reverb (scheduled for release in summer, 2017). In an informative behind-the-scenes video titled, Inside the Sound Laboratory with the Ventris Reverb, Source Audio’s Chief Scientist, Bob Chidlaw, sat down for an in-depth discussion on spring reverb and the development of the Ventris Reverb’s True Spring engine. The video breaks down the physics and mechanics of a real spring reverb tank and provides insight on what it takes to replicate the effect with digital signal processing.
Also included in the video is a blind listening test and Ventris Reverb giveaway. Source Audio recorded three sound clips: one with the Ventris and two others with real spring reverb tanks. The video asks viewers to pick which clip is the Ventris Reverb’s True Spring engine. All participants that guess correctly will be entered into a random drawing to win a Ventris Reverb.
In truth, Source Audio has a specific goal in this exercise. Rather than manipulating off-the-shelf digital reverb processors, Source Audio builds their effect engines from the ground up and engages in intense research and A/B testing before arriving at a final product. The SA engineering team has not reached the end of the True Spring engine’s development process and is looking for feedback on the work done so far. A Comments section on the contest’s landing page asks participants to ponder a pair of questions: “Was it easy or difficult pick our Spring Reverb engine from a line-up of real spring reverbs?” and “What did you hear in the clips that influenced your decision?” Source Audio will review the feedback and make design refinements as necessary.
The Ventris Reverb is a powerful stereo reverb pedal featuring 24 distinct effect engines ranging from classic Spring, Plate and Room sounds to advanced Shimmer, Modulation, and Pitch Shifting reverbs. The Ventris also features dual DSP hardware, eight onboard presets, true pre-set spillover, dual reverb stacking, stereo inputs and outputs, soft bypass (or “trails”), a unique hold function, full MIDI control, and deep editing functionality with the Neuro Mobile App (a free download for Android and iOS).
Like all pedals in the Source Audio One Series, the Ventris features an intuitive set of controls on the face of the pedal and a much larger set of editing parameters when connected to the Neuro Mobile App. Front panel controls include Pre-Delay, Time (which controls the length of the decay), Mix, and Tone (a high-frequency damping filter). The pedal also includes two variable knobs that change function depending on the nature of the selected Reverb engine. The Neuro Mobile App offers an additional set of reverb engines and an extended set of deep editing parameters. With the App users can edit highly customized presets then save and share them with other musicians in the Ventris/Neuro Community.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The M108 is the finest 8-channel remote controlled mic preamp system ever built by Grace Design. Grace Design is extremely proud of this product and have recently released a video that gives and overview of the product by the design team.
NAMM 2017 | MOTU announces three new audio interfaces
ANAHEIM CONVENTION CENTER — NAMM SHOW 2017 — JANUARY 19, 2017 — MOTU (booth A6410) is debuting three new audio interfaces with complementary digital audio I/O configurations, flexible routing, stand-alone mixing, AVB/TSN networking and connectivity to a host computer through class compliant, high-speed USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 3.0 and iOS). All three units share the same advanced features as MOTU’s other latest-generation interfaces, including proven, ultra low-latency USB drivers, flexible internal routing, 48-channel mixing, DSP effects and Wi-Fi control. The units include a front panel headphone jack with volume control for convenient monitoring and word clock I/O for resolving to other digital audio gear or house sync.
Housed in sturdy aluminum alloy half-rack enclosures, the M64, 8D and LP32 are ideal for routing digital audio streams in live performance systems, AVB/TSN network installations or recording studios of any size. An included mounting bracket kit allows two units to be joined side-by-side with each other, or mixed and matched with other MOTU half-rack units, to create a single rack-space configuration consisting of customized analog, digital and/or MIDI I/O tailored to the user’s needs.
The M64 provides one bank of optical MADI I/O, plus a 2nd independent bank of coaxial MADI I/O on BNC connectors, for a total of 256 simultaneous MADI I/O channels. A duplicate BNC output is included for splitting the coax bank to two separate destinations, without the need for a separate splitter.
The 8D provides two stereo pairs (four channels) of AES3 digital I/O and two stereo pairs of RCA S/PDIF digital I/O, for a total of 8 digital I/O channels. The AES3 inputs are equipped with sample rate conversion for easy, trouble-free digital transfers.
The LP32 provides four banks of 8-channel ADAT optical “lightpipe” digital I/O for a total of 32 channels at 44.1/48 kHz or 16 channels of SMUX at 88.2/96 kHz. Each I/O bank is individually switchable between 8-channel ADAT, 4-channel SMUX or stereo TOSLink (optical S/PDIF).
For all three units, powerful DSP delivers large console style mixing with 48 channels, 12 stereo busses, and 32-bit floating point effects processing, including modeled analog EQ, vintage compression and classic reverb. Flexible routing patches ins to outs, or splits input channels to multiple destinations. Each unit can be used as a stand-alone mixer with wireless control from a tablet, smartphone and laptop — even multiple smart devices simultaneously — over shared Wi-Fi.
Using the unit’s Ethernet port, users can connect another network-equipped MOTU interface for more I/O — or connect to an expanded AVB/TSN network with multiple interfaces and computers.
Barefoot starts off their new Footprint monitor range with the Footprint 01™ nearfield monitor.
The Footprint 01™, is an active 3-way speaker that incorporates Dual-Force™ technology opposing sub woofers, dual ring radiator tweeter and Multi-Emphasis Monitor Emulation™ technology found in barefoot’s MicroMain and MasterStack monitor lines.
The Footprint 01 features dual opposing 8-inch paper cone subwoofers, a 4-inch aluminum cone midrange driver and a 1-inch dual ring radiating tweeter and a 2-way DSP crossover feeds dual Class D amplifier modules that drive the subwoofers with 500W of power and deliver 150W to the mid- and high-frequency drivers.
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