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SOS Awards 2020: Highly Commended

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 ‘best in class’ products launched or reviewed in the period from September 2018 through to the end of August 2019.

Below you'll see all the very worthy close contenders in each category who have been awarded our Highly Commended accolade.

Please click here to see our SOS Awards Winners.

Computer Audio Interface

SOS Awards 2020: Highly Commended

Focusrite Scarlett 3rd Gen — Highly Commended

www.focusrite.com

Read the SOS review here.

DAW Software

PreSonus Studio One 4.5

PreSonus Studio One — Highly Commended

www.presonus.com

Read the SOS review here.

Effects & Processing Hardware

Solid State Logic Fusion.

Solid State Logic Fusion — Highly Commended

www.solidstatelogic.com

Read the SOS review here.

Guitar Technology Product

Two Notes Torpedo CAB.

Two Notes Torpedo Cab M — Highly Commended

www.two-notes.com

Read the SOS review here.

Software Plug-in

Acustica Audio Taupe plug-in.

Acustica Audio Taupe — Highly Commended

www.acustica-audio.com

Read the SOS review here.

Music Software

Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition.

Sonarworks Reference 4 — Highly Commended

www.sonarworks.com

Read the SOS review here.

Performance Controller

Arturia KeyLab MkII controller keyboard.

Arturia KeyLab MkII — Highly Commended

www.arturia.com

Read the SOS review here.

Keyboard/Synth

Yamaha MODX synthesizer.

Yamaha MODX — Highly Commended

www.yamaha.com

Read the SOS review here.

Drum Machine/Sampler/Sequencer

Akai Force.

Akai Force — Highly Commended

www.akaipro.com

Read the SOS review here.

Microphone

Warm Audio WA-84 microphone.

Warm Audio WA-84 — Highly Commended

www.warmaudio.com

Read the SOS review here.

Mixer/Mixing Controller

API The Box 2 mixing console.

API The Box 2 — Highly Commended

www.apiaudio.com

Read the SOS review here.

Studio Monitor

Genelec S360 Monitors.

Genelec S360 — Highly Commended

www.genelec.com

Read the SOS review here.

Hardware Audio Recorder

Tascam Model 24 Mixer / Recorder / Audio Interface.

Tascam Model 24 — Highly Commended

www.tascam.com

Read the SOS review here.

Microphone Preamp

Warm Audio WA73 mic preamp.

Warm Audio WA73 — Highly Commended

www.warmaudio.com

Software Instrument

Arturia V Collection 7 virtual instruments / library.

Arturia V Collection 7 — Highly Commended

www.arturia.com

Read the SOS review here.

Studio Headphones

Neumann NDH 20 Headphones.

Neumann NDH 20 — Highly Commended

www.neumann.com

Read the SOS review here.

Live Sound Product

Avid S1.

Avid S1 — Highly Commended

www.avid.com

Published February 2020