The latest announcement from Slate Digital has the pro audio community divided. Can it possibly live up to the claim of being able to recreate classic mics. We catch up with Steven Slate at NAMM to get an intro to his new Virtual Microphone System.
Does Steven Slate's new system call time on the mic locker?
The Virtual Microphone System allegedly recreates the colour and character of some of the most beloved classic mics and mic preamps in recording industry by using a hybrid system of hardware and software.
Blue Microphones now shipping Spark Digital with Lightning Cable
Blue Microphones are now offering a Lightning connection for Spark Digital (www.bluemic.com/sparkdigital), the company's studio microphone for iPad, iPhone and Mac/PC. Spark Digital is the digital version of Blue’s Spark microphone, which we reviewed in April 2011 (http://sosm.ag/apr11-spark), and Blue claim it records professional-quality audio to any iOS device or any computer, laptop or tablet with USB input.