Christmas Gift Ideas
– Musicians, sound technicians and other audio professionals –
With the holidays approaching, we wanted to suggest some perfect gift ideas for your loved ones who practice audio related practices.
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Zoom H4n | H6
Ideal for field recording, sound effects, interviews. Or as a recorder for “Dj sets” allowing to capture the audio coming out of the mixer as well as the sound of the room with the crowd and to possibly make an editing between the different sources afterwards.
Price: 309 $ (H4n) | 499 $ (H6)
Our favorite DAW updates
Presonus Studio One Pro 5
For its ease of use and powerful features for production as well as for mixing and mastering.
More info: Studio One Pro 5
Price: Starting at 199.99 $ for previous version owners
Ableton Live 11 Suite
One of the most intuitive DAW available on the market, especially regarding live production and performance.
More info: Live 11 Suite
Price: Starting at 231 $ for previous version owners
Our top picks for virtual instrument plugins collection:
Our top picks for audio effect plugins collection:
Among the big leaders in emulation of analog gear offering some of the best processing tools available on the market. Bundle sub available that will grant you a cashback coupon in addition, equivalent to your yearly investment!
More info: Plugin Alliance
Price: Starting at 12.90 $ / month
Among the big leaders in emulation of analog gear offering some of the best processing tools available on the market.
*Requires iLok dongle
More info: Slate Digital – All Access Pass
Price: 12.90 $ / month
As a reminder, this kind of monitors cannot be fully appreciated without a room of proper dimensions and acoustically treated.