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Presonus StudioLive Trade-in/Upgrade Program

Presonus StudioLive Trade-in/Upgrade Program

Sep 18th 2018

For those of you that have an older Presonus StudioLive Classic or AI Mixer, and have been wanting to upgrade to the new Series III StudioLive consoles (I mean who doesn't like the latest grade tech?) - you might get a little happy over this new program that Presonus has rolled out. From now until the end of the yea
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The Locomotive Audio 14B compressor

The Locomotive Audio 14B compressor

Sep 12th 2018

Before we took on the line from Locomotive Audio, I had never really heard of them before. I only understood them to be a super small company out in Missouri, that made seriously high end gear. So when I had the opportunity to check out what they do, I took it. I mean, they make high end gear. I like high end gear.
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The Vanguard Audio Labs V4 Condenser Microphone

The Vanguard Audio Labs V4 Condenser Microphone

Sep 11th 2018

Vanguard Audio Labs has just released their new V4 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, and Front End Audio has just received stock of it. While it is brand new, we did take a moment to do some quick tests on acoustic guitar, and we must say that we are liking what we are hearing. Of course once we get to spend more t
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The LaChapell 500CS Channel Strip and 500DT Dual Topology Mic Pre

The LaChapell 500CS Channel Strip and 500DT Dual Topology Mic Pre

Sep 7th 2018

I recently had the opportunity to spend some time with the new LaChapell 500CS 500 series Channel Strip, and LaChapell 500DT Dual Topology 500 Series Mic Pre (which is both a Tube and Transformer based Solid State Pre). I honestly didn't know what to expect. First because they are both solid state (well one and a h
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The New Universal Audio Apollo X Interfaces

The New Universal Audio Apollo X Interfaces

Sep 6th 2018

The Universal Audio Apollo interfaces have made a big impact on the pro audio industry. Not only are they high quality interfaces, but they were the first to support Thunderbolt, as well as bring us real-time DSP plug-in processing – with their acclaimed UAD platform.Now continuing the evolution of the Apollo line
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