Welcome to our latest #ThisWeek blog!  Over on our Musicians Blog we added a fantastic new interview with sensational drummer Gavin Harrison, Apogee announced Direct monitoring from Logic Pro X for their Element and Ensemble interfaces (which completely eliminates recording latency), ROLI are now bundling the new Traction Waveform DAW software free with all Seaboards (new and existing customers!), and if the ROLI Lightpad takes your fancy take advantage of the free SnapCase offer throughout August. Finally, if you’re interested in the brilliant new Soundcraft Ui24R then Sound On Sound’s expert review is now available in full on their website.

As always thanks for reading!

Apogee's Element and Ensemble audio interfaces now support Direct Monitoring from Logic Pro X

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Apogee now exclusively supports Direct Monitoring from the latest version of Logic Pro X. This means recording latency is completely eliminated with a single button! The Element Series and Ensemble Thunderbolt interfaces include the feature via new software updates. 

Tracktion Waveform now included with all ROLI Seaboards including new Seaboard Block

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Tracktion and ROLI have announced that Waveform, the newest and most advanced digital audio workstation from Tracktion, will be bundled with every ROLI Seaboard instrument including the new Seaboard Block. The hardware-software combination will allow more musicians to easily create and edit projects with the full expressivity of MIDI Polyphonic Expression (MPE).

ROLI Summer Bundle - free Snapcase with every Lightpad!

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Meanwhile, throughout the month of August, customers buying a ROLI Lightpad Block will receive a FREE Snapcase Solo. This is the perfect bundle to get started with a fully portable music studio that can be played on the beach, in the park, on the train or on the plane. The offer runs from 1 August to 31 August 2017!

Soundcraft Ui24R review now available in full at SoundOnSound.com

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The Ui2R is Soundcraft’s brand new digital mixer / multi-track recorder.  According to Sound On Sound, "Whether you're a live-sound engineer, studio owner or location recordist, the Ui24R has something to offer. It sounds great, is easy to use, is chock-full of features - and it's affordable!”

The full review is now available to read online at soundonsound.com

Gavin Harrison on recording, electronic percussion and playing as one of three drummers in King Crimson

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Photo credit: with thanks to Tony Levin

New on our Musicians Blog is this fantastic interview with the brilliant British drummer Gavin Harrison. Gavin discusses recording, electronic percussion, and playing as one of three drummers in King Crimson!