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Legendary Mastering Engineer Bob Ludwig on Apogee’s Pultec EQP-1A Plugin

Bob has considerable experience with the original hardware Pultec EQP-1A Program EQ and the most popular plugin emulations including Apogee’s Pultec EQP-1A, the only emulation officially endorsed by the manufacturer of Pultec hardware products, Pulse Techniques. Here’s his detailed and insightful analysis of Apogee’s plugin.

FX Plugins Product Overview

Apogee’s innovative Dualpath Monitoring workflow offers three important benefits: virtually zero latency, a simple one-window operation, and the maximum processing potential of your computer’s CPU. With other audio interfaces, you’re forced to compromise, with Dualpath Monitoring, you can have all three at the same time.

DualPath Plugin Monitoring Product Overview

Apogee’s innovative Dualpath Monitoring workflow offers three important benefits: virtually zero latency, a simple one-window operation, and the maximum processing potential of your computer’s CPU. With other audio interfaces, you’re forced to compromise, with Dualpath Monitoring, you can have all three at the same time.

Clearmountain’s Plugins Product Overview

In this video, you’ll learn about Clearmountain’s Domain and Clearmountain’s Spaces, the software plugins from Apogee that bring the cohesive spaces, expansive dimensions, and rich sonic atmospheres of the legendary Bob Clearmountain into your mix. For decades, engineers, producers and musicians have marveled at the work of Bob Clearmountain. Think of the most popular recordings by iconic artists like David Bowie, Roxy Music, Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams, and so many others. An important hallmark of all these recordings is those cohesive soundscapes and rich atmospheres where, in his own words, his mixes live. Where musical elements each have their own place and dimension but all blend together in a seamless whole. He even has a name for this sonic concoction that he creates for every mix, he calls it Clearmountain’s Domain.

Symphony I/O Mk II Product Overview

In this video, product specialist Roger Robindoré will take you through our flagship audio interface, Symphony I/O Mark II. Featuring intuitive touchscreen and software control, a completely modular design, and the finest analog to digital conversion Apogee has developed in its 35 year history, Symphony IO is the premier choice for professionals in the studio recording, live sound, broadcast, house of worship and post production markets.

Symphony Desktop Product Overview

In this video, product specialist Roger Robindoré will take you through the all new Symphony Desktop 10×14 USB audio interface, the most feature-packed portable interface Apogee has ever created. With flagship Symphony Series audio quality, internal hardware DSP for Apogee FX plugin workflows, Apogee Alloy mic preamp emulations, plus the visually stunning touchscreen interface from Symphony IO, all in a sleek and compact form factor. As part of the Symphony family, Symphony Desktop offers our state-of-the-art, flagship audio quality.

What You Need to Know About Native vs DSP

The idea of having additional horsepower available via external DSP to run whatever plugins you want might seem like an ideal solution for many modern recording engineers. However, computers have become extremely powerful and plugin developers are constantly improving their software to be more CPU efficient. The combination of these two things means that today’s computers can handle more audio plugins than ever before. So do you really need external DSP?

6 Essentials for Recording on the Go

Recording music is more mobile than ever as technology continues to advance. Many people find themselves setting up shop at a friend’s house, busses, stages, or at home away from the studio. You never know when the moment is going to strike and you’re looking to hit record. The need for recording in the studio is a thing of the past. Take your studio with you and record wherever inspiration hits.