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SOS Awards - Highly Commended 2019

Chosen by the readers of Sound On Sound
Published February 2019
By SOS Team

 Highly Commended

This year’s SOS Awards once again place their emphasis on innovation and contemporary design, with the nominations 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 2017 through to the end of August 2018.

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 Award Winners.

Best New Computer Audio Interface
RME ADI-2 — Highly Commended

www.rme-audio.com
Read the SOS review here

RME ADI-2RME ADI-2

Best DAW Software
STEINBERG CUBASE 9.5 — Highly Commended

www.steinberg.net

Steinberg Cubase 9.5Steinberg Cubase 9.5

Best New Effects & Processing Hardware
API 529 STEREO COMPRESSOR — Highly Commended

www.apiaudio.com
Read the SOS review here

API 529 Stereo CompressorAPI 529 Stereo Compressor

Best New Guitar Technology Product
LINE 6 HELIX NATIVE — Highly Commended

www.line6.com
Read the SOS review here

Line 6 Helix NativeLine 6 Helix Native

Best New Software Plug-in
IZOTOPE NEUTRON 2 — Highly Commended

www.izotope.com
Read the SOS review here

iZotope Neutron 2iZotope Neutron 2

Best New Music Software
SONARWORKS REFERENCE 4 — Highly Commended

www.sonarworks.com
Read the SOS review here

Sonarworks Reference 4Sonarworks Reference 4

Best New Performance Controller
ARTURIA KEYLAB ESSENTIAL — Highly Commended

www.arturia.com
Read the SOS review here

Arturia KeyLab EssentialArturia KeyLab Essential

Best New Keyboard/Synth
SEQUENTIAL PROPHET X — Highly Commended

www.sequential.com
Read the SOS review here

Sequential Prophet XSequential Prophet X

Best New Hardware Drum Machine/Sampler/Sequencer
MOOG DFAM — Highly Commended

www.moogmusic.com
Read the SOS review here

Moog DFAMMoog DFAM

Best New Microphone
RODE NT-SF1 — Highly Commended

www.rode.com
Read the SOS review here

Rode NT-SF1Rode NT-SF1

Best New Mixer/Mixing Controller
SOUNDCRAFT NOTEPAD 8FX — Highly Commended

www.soundcraft.com
Read the SOS review here

Soundcraft Notepad-8FXSoundcraft Notepad-8FX

Best New Studio Monitors
FOCAL SHAPE TWIN — Highly Commended

www.focal.com
Read the SOS review here

Focal Shape TwinFocal Shape Twin

Best New Hardware Audio Recorder
SOUND DEVICES MIXPRE-10M — Highly Commended

www.sounddevices.com
Read the SOS review here

Sound Devices MixPre-10MSound Devices MixPre-10M

Best New Microphone Preamp
CRANBORNE AUDIO CAMDEN — Highly Commended

www.cranborne-audio.com
Read the SOS review here

Cranborne Audio Camden 500Cranborne Audio Camden 500

Best New Software Instrument
ARTURIA V COLLECTION 6 — Highly Commended

www.arturia.com
Read the SOS review here

Arturia V Collection 6Arturia V Collection 6

Best New Studio Headphones
AUDIO-TECHNICA ATH M60X — Highly Commended

www.audio-technica.com

Audio-Technica ATH-M60XAudio-Technica ATH-M60X

Best New Live Sound Product
UAD-2 LIVE RACK — Highly Commended

www.uaudio.com

UAD-2 Live RackUAD-2 Live Rack

Please click here to see our Award Winners.

Published February 2019