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SOS Awards 2020: All Winners

Chosen by the readers of Sound On Sound
By SOS Team

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This year’s SOS Awards once again placed the emphasis on innovation and contemporary design, with the nominations in most categories being limited to products launched in the 12 months prior to the voting period. These results celebrate the 17 ‘best in class’ products launched or reviewed in the period from September 2018 through to the end of August 2019.

You’ll see all the winners you selected here as well as the very worthy close contenders in each category who have been awarded our Highly Commended accolade.

Best Computer Audio Interface

Universal Audio Apollo X interfaces.

Universal Audio Apollo X — Winner

www.uaudio.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best DAW Software

Apple Logic Pro X DAW software.

Apple Logic Pro X — Winner

www.apple.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Effects & Processing Hardware

Eventide H9000 Multi-Effects Processor.

Eventide H9000 — Winner

www.eventide.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Guitar Technology Product

Kemper Profiler Stage.

Kemper Profiler Stage — Winner

www.kemper-amps.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Performance Controller

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MkII keyboard.

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol S88 MkII — Winner

www.native-instruments.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Microphone Preamp

Manley Dula-Mono Mic Preamp XXX Limited Edition.

Manley Dual-Mono Mic Preamp XXX Limited Edition — Winner

www.manley.com

Best Software Plug-in

FabFilter Pro‑Q 3

FabFilter Pro‑Q 3 — Winner

www.fabfilter.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Keyboard/Synth

Moog One synthesizer.

Moog One — Winner

www.moogmusic.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Drum Machine/Sampler/Sequencer

Roland TM‑6 Pro.

Roland TM‑6 Pro — Winner

www.roland.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Microphone

Rode NT‑SF1 microphone.

Rode NT‑SF1 — Winner

www.rode.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Mixer/Mixing Controller

Solid State Logic SiX

Solid State Logic SiX — Winner

www.solidstatelogic.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Studio Monitors

Focal Trio 11 Be monitors.

Focal Trio11 Be — Winner

www.focal.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Hardware Audio Recorder

Zoom LiveTrak L-20R audio recorder.

Zoom LiveTrak L-20R — Winner

www.zoom.co.jp

Read the SOS review here.

Best Music Software

iZotope RX7 software.

iZotope RX7 — Winner

www.izotope.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Software Instrument

Native Instruments Kontakt 6.

Native Instruments Kontakt 6 — Winner

www.native-instruments.com

Read the SOS review here.

Best Studio Headphone/IEM

Sennheiser IE 500 Pro In-ear Monitors.

Sennheiser IE 500 Pro — Winner

www.sennheiser.com

Best Live Sound Product

PreSonus StudioLive Series III S digital mixer.

PreSonus StudioLive Series III S — Winner

www.presonus.com

Read the SOS review here.

Published February 2020