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ADAM Audio - 20 Years Of Innovation | Podcast

Adam Shepard of ADAM AudioAdam Shepard of ADAM Audio

After a crisis year in 2015, ADAM Audio have come back bigger, better and stronger, with a new US business model and three compelling ranges of studio monitors. Adam Sheppard of ADAM chats to Sam Inglis about the distinctive technology at the heart of ADAM's loudspeakers and explains how they've achieved so much in a mere five years!

Show Notes


00:00 - Introduction ADAM Audio T7VADAM Audio T7V
00:18 - The Team Behind The Company
05:50 - The Business Structure
06:51 - Large Company, Boutique Approach
08:53 - Joining The Focusrite Family
10:24 - ART (Accelerated Ribbon Technology)
13:00 - Why ART Is Only Used For Tweeters
14:12 - Hearing More ADAM Audio T Series U-ART TweeterADAM Audio T Series U-ART Tweeter
16:14 - T, A and S Series Ranges
17:52 - Features Of Each Range
19:48 - The Benefits Of DSP
22:31 - Will Headphones Replace Monitors?
25:01 - Monitors For Home Studios
27:25 - The Advantage Of Subwoofers
30:23 - Respecting The Competition
32:29 - Ending

ADAM Audio - Company Biog

ADAM Audio GmbH is a market-leading manufacturer of professional monitoring loudspeaker solutions. Our customers include renowned recording studios and music producers all over the world. Our international team at the Berlin-based HQ and offices in the USA and China live their passion for music. We constantly drive ourselves to bring fresh ideas and new technologies to our high-quality products to meet the needs of and recording enthusiasts and professionals alike.

Since mid-2019, ADAM Audio has been part of Focusrite plc which houses five additional, highly respected pro audio brands: Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, Ampify, and Martin Audio. As a member of a rapidly growing global family, we seek opportunities and innovations to really make an impact and play a significant role in the way that music is created today – and tomorrow.

Also see this related article about Sam's visit to the factory.

SOS Editor In Chief Sam InglisInterviewer: Sam Inglis - Biog

Editor In Chief Sam Inglis has been with Sound On Sound for more than 20 years. He is a recording engineer, producer, songwriter and folk musician who studies the traditional songs of England and Scotland, and the author of two books: Neil Young's Harvest (Bloomsbury, 2003) and Teach Yourself Songwriting (Hodder, 2006).

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