Craig Anderton reviews IK's new desktop studio monitors
"It was hard to believe my ears that something this small could have such presence and bass..and not only is the bass there, it’s tight. And yes, they’re loud, The bottom line is if you want a portable, loud, small, Bluetooth, stereo monitoring system for home, desktop studio, or mobile, these are the speakers to beat. These are clearly intended for stereo desktop monitoring setups, and fulfill that function with style.
"Surprisingly loud, given their small size"
MusicRadar has given iLoud Micro Monitor their First Look treatment and were definitely impressed with what they found: "Other manufacturers will have to go some to come up with a more attractive option than this."
"An original, high-quality product"
"The bi-amplified design and the DSP control deliver a totally transparent, uncoloured sound... An original, high-quality product....They impress, both for their compact size and powerful, transparent sound."
32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards
The NAMM Foundation has announced nominees for its 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement. IK Multimedia’s Miroslav Philharmonik 2, orchestral virtual instrument, was nominated for Best Musical Instrument Software.
Bobby Kittleberger reviews IK's new guitar/bass audio interface
"IK Multimedia wrote the book on mobile guitar interfaces, and this upgrade of the iRig does everything possible to build on a remarkably solid track record. It's an easy editor's choice.”
"Tiny little wonder boxes" win 4.5 / 5 stars
"When I heard the first vibrations of my favourite tracks that I use for soundchecking [through iLoud Micro Monitor], the sound simply made my jaw drop! Incredible what these small boxes are capable of. Not because of the volume but the wide and balanced frequency spectrum."
iRig HD 2 Video Review from Eli Krantzberg
"I think it's a fantastic new upgrade from IK Multimedia. You have an audio interface and a tool to use live for not only stomp boxes, but to go straight into the mixing board. You can't go wrong with the iRig HD 2! " In this video review, Eli shows what the iRig HD 2 does using the IK Multimedia AmpliTube 4 plugin. He also shows how to use the iRig HD 2 with an iPad, guitar amp and into his DAW by mic'ing the guitar cab.
The professional quality iPhone 7 ready digital guitar interface
Hear what guitarists Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Dylan McGee Jones (Gallant), and Randy Komberec have to say about the new iRig HD 2, the iPhone 7 ready professional quality digital guitar interface for iPhone, iPad, Mac & PC. With 96kHz sound, an integrated headphone out, a 1/4" amp out with dual mode switch and full versions of AmpliTube for Mac/PC and iOS, you can literally have "a complete studio in your pocket" for only $/€99.99.
"It’s a clever, compact way to record and jam on the move."
Reviewing iRig HD 2 on its launch day, AskAudio were extremely impressed: "This is a supremely portable and great-sounding little interface with some important new features for integrating your software processors into a live rig."
KTLA's Rich Demuro with USA Today's Jeff Graham on video
Apple's Annual September Announcement event is highly televised, streamed, reported on and watched by millions of tech enthusiasts and broadcasters. KTLA's Rich Demuro was using his iPhone and iKlip A/V to capture high resolution video and audio, spotted by USA Today's Jeff Graham, who always uses IK's iRig Mic HD and other IK products for his recordings in the field. "This is the reality of local TV. We do our own stuff, and we're recording live right now." Check out the candid video of them running into each other, and Rich's coverage of the iPhone 7 with iKlip A/V.
"There’s a level of clarity and detail here that I wasn’t expecting"
AskAudio was deeply impressed: "There’s a level of clarity and detail here that I wasn’t expecting, and a bass far deeper and more accurate than I would have believed possible from such small speakers."
"There’s a lot to love about SampleTank 2 for iOS"
AskAudio were blown away when they checked out SampleTank 2 for iOS: "The sounds are far more expressive and high-quality, and the selection of instruments is really fantastic."
"Small - but they pack a punch!"
Coldplay producer, Rik Simpson, is a long time IK fan and was particularly impressed with the original iLoud a couple of years back. He couldn't wait to try out the new iLoud Micro Monitor speakers: "I'm looking forward to taking them on the road with me".
"It comes with everything you need to make great recordings straight out of the box"
"The sound that iRig Mic Lav offers is warm, clean and enveloping. Not the usual flat, tinny sound with poor quality [that many mics provide]. Tests in several breezes have been very pleasing. With very good vocal clarity along with the wind blowing every time with a strong breeze, my voice was still to be heard very clearly."
"The result: top quality and clear, beautiful audio"
Sarah Biere from Rheinische Post is an expert in mobile reporting and in charge of their video department. She has been using having been using iKlip A/V every day for four weeks and is extremely pleased with the results.
"A genuinely astonishing tool, especially given its price tag"
"iRig Acoustic is the perfect solution for all those who want to quickly record their guitar ideas on iPhone or iPad, even on the go... the results are truly amazing."
"This is a serious tool for musicians on the go and podcasters"
Travelocafe, the site for digital travellers, recently reviewed iRig Mic Studio and they were totally impressed with its flexibility and sound: "I was looking for something of great studio quality (because I'm a perfectionist and the mic that comes with my MacBook just doesn't cut it), but small and steady - a mic I can take with me on my travels!"
Performer reviews IK's new plug-in for mixing and sound creation
“Whether it’s modernizing a bass guitar DI track with tube crunch, or beefing up your drum busses with transformer fullness, or adding gravitas to the whole mix with a mastering setting, Saturator X looks like an easy way to simulate a large rack full of analog year and infuse it into pure artistry. This is all without blown fuses, high maintenance costs or frying valuable collectibles. A simple yet multifaceted plug-in that captures vintage vibes and adds enough modern convenience to invite frequent use.”
Rich DeMuro from KTLA shows off IK's iKlip A/V for mobile phone videos
iKlip A/V is making waves in the mobile phone video world, featured on KTLA TV News by LA's gadget guru, Rich DeMuro. He notes that iKlip A/V can help you live stream video from your mobile phone in a professional way. Check out the feature video from KTLA on iKlip A/V.
"Orchestral sample libaries don't come better than this"
MusicTech magazine has selected Miroslav Philharmonik 2 CE for their prestigious Value award: "It's difficult to fault what is a remarkably comprehensive orchestral workstation that contains everything needed for adding orchestral music to existing tracks, be they pop, jazz, cinematic or whatever."