Antelope Audio founder Igor Levin chats to Sam Inglis about their distinctive approach to audio interface design. We find out how Antelope’s innovative use of FPGA technology has enabled them to deliver impressive signal processing power, providing a platform for an ambitious catalogue of vintage studio hardware emulations and virtual microphones.
00:00 - Introduction
00:22 - History
08:42 - Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
11:29 - AFX Technology
13:14 - Creating Emulations Using FPGA
17:40 - Recruiting Programmers
18:43 - Synergy Core
20:30 - The Product Range
23:06 - Using FPGA in Your DAW
26:56 - Different Applications
31:29 - Ethernet Audio
33:41 - AFX2DAW
34:56 - Modelling A Vintage Processor
42:05 - The Most Difficult Item To Model
45:24 - Modelling Vintage Microphones
50:46 - Future Of Audio Interfaces
55:48 - Ending
Antelope Audio - Company Biog
Antelope Audio is an award-winning company, founded by Igor Levin, that delivers high-resolution sound to acclaimed recording studios worldwide. The company’s rise to fame can be traced back to their innovative master clocks and multi-channel audio interfaces. With real hardware-modelled effects running on the advanced Synergy Core processing platform and the most renowned clocking technology in the audio industry, the company is pushing the limits of detailed digital audio and signal processing.
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 is the author of two books: Neil Young's Harvest (Bloomsbury, 2003) and Teach Yourself Songwriting (Hodder, 2006).
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