The Apple Mac Studio with M1 Ultra Chip powers through workflows, including playback of 18 streams of 8K ProRes video, 8K rendering, encoding and decoding of H.264, HEVC, ProRes, and much more! Doug Guerra takes the Mac Studio through its paces, editing and exporting large files with DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Premiere Pro. Guerra also uses
1,469 Views· Posted 07/29/2016
Tips for getting better audio and video quality in a musical performance video without breaking the bank.
383 Views· Posted 06/24/2015
In the following video, B&H’s resident audio guru, Rob Rives, demonstrates the Arturia Virtual Collection 4, an amalgam of 13 of the company’s 64-bit virtual instruments. Rives runs through a handful of demos, giving you a taste of what some of the included virtual instruments’ capabilities, as well as how their sounds can complement each other while building a track. He also demonstrates some of the included presets
1,359 Views· Posted 09/09/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives takes a look at the Alesis Control Hub MIDI interface, and shows how it might be integrated into your Mac or PC-based creative workflow. The video explores its MIDI I/O, as well as its functionality as a headphone amplifier for your computer. We illustrate some of the options for its 1/4" footswitch input, and its plug-and-play functionality. We hope you enjoy
257 Views· Posted 06/12/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives, from B&H, presents an overview of the new Bitwig Studio Music Creation System. Rives explores some of the software’s key features, including the dual side-by-side arrangement and clip launcher views, VST sandboxing, Hybrid MIDI and Audio Tracks, Layered Editing, and Histogram editing. The video also examines Bitwig’s unique container effect routing system and some of the
1,430 Views· Posted 03/24/2014
In the following video, Rob Rives demonstrates the QCon Pro DAW controller from Icon Digital, and how it is capable of streamlining your workflow when tracking and mixing. The video explores the unit's compatibility and functionality with a variety of common DAWS such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro, and Ableton Live, including its mapped controls. Rives discusses how the QCon Pro's eight touch-sensitive, motorized faders can be used to control different
1,443 Views· Posted 01/22/2014
The new Studio model is the largest of NI’s Maschine controllers and ships with the 2.0 version of the software. Featuring pads for playing drums and melodies, sequencing, sampling, effects, and an 8GB library of drum sounds, loops, and instruments.
799 Views· Posted 11/28/2013
These 5 DJ Controllers with built-in audio capabilities provide digital DJs with physical control over their computer or iOS DJ apps.
1,040 Views· Posted 09/17/2013
The Akai MPX8 is an ultra-portable pad controller that features 8 velocity and pressure sensitive pads that can trigger samples from an SD or SDHC card or from other instruments via MIDI.
85 Views· Posted 07/26/2013
In this video we take a look at the Launchpad S, see what’s been updated, and check out how it functions as a controller for Ableton Live.
34 Views· Posted 01/08/2013
Apogee Electronics Quartet
68 Views· Posted 11/22/2012
We're checking out 4 B&H bundles designed to help podcasters get better audio quality in their productions.
1,687 Views· Posted 10/19/2012
In this video we check out three DJ Contollers/Mixers.
442 Views· Posted 10/15/2012
This ultra-lightweight controller is sensitive in multiple dimensions; making it an expressive controller for DJing, VJing, performing, and more.
25 Views· Posted 08/22/2012
We're checking out this plug-in bundle of 9 instruments and 3 effects that brings a wealth of electronic sound options to your DAW.