Get a Sphere L22 Modelling Microphone Free with any Universal Audio Rackmount Apollo While supplies last, we’re offering a Sphere L22 Modelling Microphone — a $1,549 value — FREE with any Apollo rackmount audio interface! Create with the world’s most acclaimed audio interfaces for Mac and Windows and record in realtime with the Sphere L22, featuring 34 legendary microphone models giving you the sound used by everyone from The Beatles and Frank Sinatra to Beyoncé and Radiohead. Contact your local […]Read more →
Get a Sphere L22 Modelling Microphone Free with any Rackmount Apollo
The Listening Party
The Listening Party debuts Monday August 29 at the Parlour at Phoenix in Toronto. This is a chance to discover, connect and celebrate underrepresented music producers, as they showcase their recent productions. This not-for-profit curated event series is designed to elevate established and emerging music producers in an informal club setting. All Are Welcome! Free admission to hear fresh tracks from top creators and meet rising talent from diverse communities. https://www.thelisteningparty.vip/Read more →
Universal Audio Apollo Desktop Promo
Universal Audio have started their Q3 Promo. Running until the end of September, the Apollo Desktop Promotion lowers MAP on the following Apollos: Model Promo MAP UA-APLS/HE $679.00 UA-APLSU/HE $679.00 UA-APLTWDII/HE $1299.00 UA-APLTWDU/HE $1429.00 UA-APLTWXD/HE $1329.00 UA-APLTWXQ/HE $1949.00 UA-APX4/HE $2599.00 All models in the promo are Heritage Edition units, so include either $1300 USD of extra plug-ins (all models above, except UA-APX4/HE) or $2400 USD of extra plug-ins (UA-APX4/HE).Read more →
Fraser Jones and Jean Todd are delighted to receive CEDAR Audio’s Emmy®
Fraser Jones and Jean Todd of CEDAR Audio USA were delighted to receive CEDAR Audio’s Emmy® at the 73rd Engineering Emmy Awards. The ceremony was held by the Television Academy at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 in Los Angeles. Fraser, who is President of CEDAR Audio USA said, “It was truly amazing that CEDAR was honoured along with the finest engineers in the television and film industry at the 2021 Engineering Emmy Awards. […]Read more →
Merging Technologies Announces Aes67 Solution For Analog Devices Sharc
MERGING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES AES67 SOLUTION FOR ANALOG DEVICES SHARC® SoCs Introducing a scalable, high performance AES67 solution for the ProAV Industry Puidoux, Switzerland, May 10, 2022 – Merging Technologies today announces the availability of its AES67 embedded solution for the ADSP-SC5xx SHARC® series of System on Chips (SoCs) from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). Merging Technologies’ experience in the audio over IP (AoIP) field (RAVENNA/AES67) and ADI’s experience in unified communications and pro-audio applications, has led to a collaboration that broadens […]Read more →
Immersive Innovation From Merging And Flux
IMMERSIVE INNOVATION FROM MERGING AND FLUX:: Immersive Pyramix, Ovation and SPAT Revolution offers the ideal workflow Puidoux: May 2022. Merging Technologies shares stand 7-P190 with our long-term partners from FLUX:: Immersive and will be demonstrating how simplecontent can be prepared for live events. The increased popularity of immersive audio content in all its forms is driving the need to repurpose or create programs for use in a host of different environments. Making this process simple for the creative community is […]Read more →
Apollo Desktop Promo
Universal Audio Apollo + UAD Plug-In Promotion Get Five Premium UAD Plug-Ins Free with Select Apollo Desktop Interfaces For a limited time, get a plug-in bundle valued at $1,145 USD FREE with select Universal Audio Apollo Heritage Edition audio interfaces. Upgrade your home studio with the world’s most popular desktop recording interfaces and mix vocals and instruments with premium UAD plug-ins from Fairchild,® Teletronix,® Helios,® Universal Audio, and more. Ends June 30th. Full details here.Read more →
Removing clipping distortion using CEDAR Studio™
Removing clipping distortion using CEDAR Studio™ CEDAR have just released our next “How to…?” video, which shows how to use CEDAR Studio Declip 2 to cure clipping distortion. Watch it on the video download page of the CEDAR website or on YouTube here.Read more →
Hill Kourkoutis becomes the first woman to receive a Juno Awards nomination for Recording Engineer of the Year.
Billboard Magazine have an excellent article on Hill Kourkoutis being the first woman to receive a Juno Awards nomination for Recording Engineer of the Year. Read the article here.Read more →
CEDAR Audio on SOS Podcast
This month CEDAR Audio is the focus of the Sound on Sound Podcast. CEDAR Audio has led the world in audio restoration and noise suppression for over three decades. Hugh Robjohns talks to Managing Director Gordon Reid about their ground-breaking technologies. Link to Podcast.Read more →
CEDAR Retouch 8 Award Nomination
The Cinema Audio Society nominates CEDAR Retouch 8 for the 2021 Outstanding Product in Post Production CEDAR Audio is delighted to announce that Retouch™ has been nominated for a CINEMA AUDIO SOCIETY AWARD. “Nowadays, spectral editing is so commonplace that we all tend to forget that there was a time – not that long ago – when it didn’t exist, and that somebody had to invent it” explains CEDAR Audio’s Managing Director, Gordon Reid. “The first version of Retouch introduced […]Read more →
MERGING LAUNCHES PYRAMIX V.14
MERGING LAUNCHES PYRAMIX V.14 Powerful new Dolby Atmos for Music features are added Puidoux: January 2022. The 25th Anniversary edition of Merging’s Pyramix recording, mixing and mastering suite introduced Dolby Atmos for Music workflow for the first time and based on the feedback from users and the team from Dolby, it became clear that some improvements would make a big difference. Pyramix 14 delivers that next level of production for those mixing and mastering Dolby Atmos releases. It addresses all […]Read more →
Apollo Rack & Plug‑Ins Promotion
Get Free Avalon, Auto-Tune & Lexicon Plug-Ins with select Universal Audio Apollo Rackmount Interfaces. Supercharge your mixes with up to $1,793 (USD) in hit-making UAD plug-ins and add I/O with Universal Audio’s award-winning line of Apollo X audio interfaces. For a limited time, when you outfit your studio with a qualifying Apollo rackmount audio interface, you’ll get a free UAD plug-in bundle, stocked with titles from Avalon,® Antares,® Lexicon,® and UA. Ends March 31st. Full details here.Read more →
Interview with Bettina Calmon
Bettina Calmon is a Composer, Music Editor and Audio Designer. Originally from Brazil, Bettina is now based in Toronto. We “sat down” via email to ask Bettina about her career, methodologies and gear choices. 1) How did you start making music? What is your motivation? I started at the age of 14 learning to play guitar and then drums, I had many bands until I put together my home studio and learned how to record, produce and mix. I really enjoyed […]Read more →
UA Apollo & Auto-Tune Promotion
Get Free Auto-Tune, Fender & Moog Plug-Ins with select Universal Audio Apollo Desktop Interfaces. Create hits with the world’s most popular home recording interface and mix vocals and instruments with the same plug-ins used on countless Grammy-winning hits. For a limited time, when you deck out your studio with a qualifying Apollo desktop audio interface, you’ll get up to $945 (USD) in UAD plug-ins and instruments from Antares,® Fender,® Moog,® and more — absolutely free! Ends December 31st.Read more →
Dave Dysart is the Guest on Professional Sound Podcast
Dave Dysart: The Landscape of Pro Audio Sales, Hi-Fi vs. Pro Audio On this weeks Professional Sound Podcast, our Director of Sales, Dave Dysart, discusses the constant change in the pro audio sales landscape, the differences between hi-fi and pro audio products, modelling microphones, and more. Listen here.Read more →
Universal Audio Volt Announced
Massive news from Universal Audio – the VOLT series are now available for order! These 5 brand new audio interfaces start at $179 CAD, and are as easy as can be to use – plug right in to your Mac, PC, iPad, or iPhone and Volt just shows up — ready to capture your music, livestream, or podcast with professional studio tone. These interfaces offer best-in-class audio quality for professional recordings. Vintage mic preamp mode brings the classic sound of UA […]Read more →
#UNPLUGGEDTOGETHER – A One Of A Kind Event Series To Celebrate The Healing Power Of Music
#UnpluggedTogether is an online event series hosted by internationally acclaimed music journalist Alan Cross and produced by Grammy Award-winning music producer David Bottrill, to help fuel conversations on mental health and the healing power of music. 100% of funds raised will support Make Music Matter’s innovative Healing in Harmony therapy program for trauma survivors. Upcoming events; THE TREWS ACOUSTIC TRIO + LIVE Q&A WITH GORD SINCLAIR (THE TRAGICALLY HIP) + SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY COREY HART SEPTEMBER 9 – BUY TICKETS […]Read more →
MODAL Electronics release Monster Machine for ARGON series
Modal Electronics have just released a FREE, all-new sound library for the Argon Series synthesizers – Monster Machine! Harnessing the raw power of the ARGON Series’ supercharged wavetable synth engine, and injecting a heavy dose of inspiration from horror and Sci-Fi genres, this collection of 40 other worldly textures guarantees to take users’ creativity to never ventured heights. Monster Machine is ideal for adding a new dimension to modern music production and traditional composition scenarios alike. Download Monster Machine here.Read more →
Merging Music Mission Released
Very exciting news from Merging Technologies – with the free release of the Music Mission, it turns the Anubis into a fully featured audio interface for musicians, producers and home recordists. With ultra low latency and pristine AD/DA converters, the Anubis is a superb front and back end for your DAW. MUSIC MISSION Imagine having a powerful fully-featured low-latency mixer that you can take anywhere. Imagine touch control of all your I/O connections and all your mixer functions. Imagine feeding individual cue […]Read more →
Congratulations to the 24 visionaries that helped make the airwaves of Canada sound more Canadian!
Congratulations to the 24 visionaries that helped make the airwaves of Canada sound more Canadian! Fantastic to see SOCAN Music recognizing their contributions. Read the article here.Read more →
Netflix’ New Musical A Week Away Shines Bright Thanks to the Townsend Labs Sphere L22
A Week Away, an upbeat musical released March 26 on Netflix, hit the Top Ten for the streaming service in multiple countries, and saw its soundtrack album rocket to #1 on the iTunes Christian charts and #16 overall. Nearly all of the film’s incredible vocals were recorded on the set during filming, and the results easily rivaled those of professional studios – all thanks to the Townsend Labs Sphere L22 microphone. The film’s Executive Music Producer is Adam Watts, a critically-acclaimed […]Read more →
Congratulations to our friend Ron Searles
YSL Pro would like to offer our congratulations to our friend Ron Searles. 40 years ago Ron began his studio career at Toronto’s legendary Manta Sound. Ron is still very active as a Senior Post Production Audio Engineer at CBC Toronto, and is still active in the World of Music Recording. Congratulations Ron, and here’s to many more!Read more →
Thursday April 15: Professional Sound Magazine Industry Meet-up
This Thursday (April 15, 2pm EDT) is the Professional Sound Magazine Industry Meetup! Join Jim Norris, Publisher of Professional Sound magazine, and special industry guests for a discussion of what’s ahead in Live Sound, Installations, Recording and Broadcast. Our own Dave Dysart will be one of the Session Leaders, focusing on the Broadcast industry. Sign up at this link.Read more →
CEDAR Audio and the history of audio restoration and noise suppression
“Arthur C Clarke once wrote that, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic”. He forgot to add that, once it enters common usage it soon becomes accepted, if not mundane.” This is a great article by Gordon Reid, Managing Director of CEDAR Audio Ltd, on the (massive) advancements of noise suppression, speech enhancement and audio restoration that CEDAR Audio have made. Link to articleRead more →
Universal Audio Desktop Platinum Vocal Promotion
UNIVERSAL AUDIO DESKTOP PLATINUM VOCAL PROMOTION Get Free Auto‑Tune, Helios & UA Plug‑Ins with Select Apollo Desktop Interfaces Are you ready to track and mix platinum‑quality vocals? Only Apollo desktop audio interfaces let you shape your recordings into records with genuine UA audio conversion, Realtime UAD Processing, and a plug‑in library stocked with award‑winning analog and digital emulations. From April 1st – June 30th, 2021, purchase and register a select new Apollo Twin or Apollo Solo desktop interface, including all-new […]Read more →
CEDAR news: Noise suppression on set – a good thing or not?
The Cinema Audio Society talks about CEDAR noise suppression on set On-set noise reduction has been a contentious issue ever since CEDAR DNS1000 and DNS1500 dialogue noise suppressors first started to migrate from post-production onto movie sets and TV soundstages. We have always championed the delivery of unprocessed audio alongside processed audio whenever possible, but we are also aware that on-set processing can be a boon if done well, particularly when there is little or no budget for post-production. For […]Read more →
Tonight – LIVE: Eddie Kramer, David Bottrill, Richard Chycki, Karen Kosowski Producer/ Engineer Roundtable
TONIGHT, Thursday, March 18 at 7pm EDT Long & McQuade is hosting a Producer/Engineer Roundtable with DAVID BOTTRILL, RICHARD CHYCKI, KAREN KOSOWSKI and EDDIE KRAMER! Make sure to subscribe to the L&M YouTube channel (youtube.com/LongMcQuade) and click the “set reminder” button. Moderated by YSL Pro’s Dave Dysart, a 35-year veteran of the Canadian Professional Audio industry. Dave has worked as National Sales Manager at Studer Canada, President of HHB Communications Canada, and is currently Director of Sales at YSL Pro. David Bottrill is […]Read more →
Merging Technologies Announces Hapi MKII
PRESS RELEASE MERGING TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES HAPI MKII Following a record quarter of sales of the original Hapi Puidoux: March 2021. It is unusual for a six-year-old product to achieve record sales but MERGING+HAPI has never been usual. Since the beginning of October 2020, more than 120 units have been sold and the diversity of user and countries has been remarkable. On the one hand, there were four sold to the French theme park, Puy du Fou along with two Horus […]Read more →
Universal Audio Blockbuster Promo
Get Free Blockbuster Universal Audio Plug-Ins from Avalon, Capitol Studios, Lexicon, and UA! For a limited time, you can get top plug-ins from Avalon, Capitol Studios, Lexicon, and UA — absolutely free! Boost your DSP and fuel mixes with the world’s most authentic analog emulations. Simply purchase and register a new UAD-2 Satellite or PCIe card, either Thunderbolt or USB as detailed below, and get up to $1,296 in free plug-ins today! Full details at this link, but hurry – this ends […]Read more →
Congratulations to Ron Searles for 25 years of service at CBC Toronto
YSL Pro would like to congratulate Ron Searles for 25 years of service at CBC Toronto. Ron is a long time friend and client of YSL Pro. Dave Dysart of YSL Pro has worked with Ron on projects for all of those 25 years. Congratulations Ron, and here’s to many more!Read more →
Universal Audio Announce Pedals!
Exciting news – Universal Audio Have Announced Three Pedals! Building on their 60 years of analog tone, and extensive knowledge of DSP, the Starlight Echo Station, Golden Reverberator and Astra delivery everything you would expect on a Universal Audio product; organic tone, versatility and an intuitive playing experience. Best of all, as they accommodate either hi-Z or line level, these stereo effect pedals are equally versatile on a guitar pedal board, adding depth to a keyboard rig, or as high-end outboard […]Read more →
Canadian Women Making An Impact In Nashville
Fantastic Toronto Star article today on the impact that Karen Kosowski, Emma-Lee and Victoria Banks are having on the Nashville music scene, and their work with Mickey Guyton. Read the article here.Read more →
Direct Out partners with Vivivaldy
German networked audio and interconnectivity specialist DirectOut announces collaboration with the Italian based team Vivivaldy to establish a tailored service for uncompressed audio transmission over public WAN connections. Driven by the success of the first ‘Lockdown Rock’ projects which allowed artists and audio professionals to work together remotely in real-time, the experts from both companies decided to join forces and create an ‘out-of-the-box’ solution. Luca Giaroli, product manager at DirectOut, comments ‘Our products deploying RAVENNA technology have already proven their worth in […]Read more →
Merging Technologies Black Friday Sale
To celebrate Merging Technologies 30th Anniversary, Merging are offering an exceptional Black Friday event. For 30 hours during Black Friday, significant discounts are being offered on key Merging Technology products. For further information please contact Dave Dysart at YSL Pro. [email protected] 416 867 9000.Read more →
Townsend Labs Sphere 1.5 Live Event TODAY!!!
Exciting news from Townsend Labs – they have just released a FREE update to the Sphere software component of their award-winning and best-in-class Sphere L22 microphone modeling system. Sphere 1.5 introduces four classic microphones, as well as IsoSphere™, a patented new technology that helps combat the unwanted effects of poor room acoustics. They have a live event TODAY at 10am PST/ 1pm EST. The event will discuss the new features, and has some Canadian talent involved – Karen Kosowski (Tim Hicks) […]Read more →
Dan Dugan will receive an Engineering Emmy
Dan Dugan of Dan Dugan Sound Design will receive an Engineering Emmy on October 29, 2020. Engineering Emmy Awards are presented to an individual, company or organization for developments in engineering that are either so extensive an improvement on existing methods or so innovative in nature that they materially affect the production, recording, transmission or reception of television. Dan Dugan will receive his Emmy for exceptional engineering development for his Gain Sharing Automatic Microphone MixingRead more →
Product Announcement: Rupert Neve Designs 5254 Dual Diode Bridge Compressor
Offering two channels of iconic diode bridge compression, the Rupert Neve Designs 5254 Dual Diode Bridge Compressor is a thoughtfully improved and refined compressor for modern tracking, mixing, and mastering. Since the early 1970s, Rupert Neve’s early diode bridge compressors have been revered for the punch & glue they bring to drums, instruments, and the mix buss – but these desirable characteristics were unfortunately accompanied by inflexible controls and fairly limited versatility. Rupert Neve Designs created the 5254 Dual Diode Bridge […]Read more →
CEDAR Cambridge v13: “so good and fast that I got carried away”.
David Hadzis of the United Music Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland has reviewed CEDAR Cambridge v13 in the Summer 2020 issue of Resolution magazine. Perhaps best known in the music industry within archives and libraries, CEDAR Cambridge is also ideal for use in in modern production environments, removing problems such as plosives, guitar buzz, spill, wrong notes, and much more. When investigating the new Repair module in Retouch David reported, “I intended to test it on just one or two of the low-end […]Read more →
Free Plug-ins With Purchase Of Softube Console 1 or Console 1 Fader
Product Announcement: Rupert Neve Designs Master Buss Converter
Rupert Neve Designs Introduces The MBC: Master Buss Converter Wimberley, TX (October 6th, 2020) – Today, Rupert Neve Designs enters the field of analog-to-digital conversion with the MBC Dual Path A-D Converter and Limiter. According to the company, the MBC represents “the ultimate tool for creating digital signals with the tone, transparency and power expected from Rupert Neve Designs,” and includes a fully-featured analog limiter, 24-bit/192kHz conversion fed by selectable analog drive paths for tonal versatility, high-resolution metering, word […]Read more →
Pyramix Celebrates 25 Years With Major New Release
Pyramix Celebrates 25 Years With Major New Release Dolby Atmos® workflow, new packs and prices, new security system Puidoux: October 2020. Even though celebrations for Merging Technologies 30th Anniversary have been muted by Covid-19, nothing could stop major enhancements to all three of the company’s software platforms. The mere fact that Pyramix has remained at the top of the quality tree for DAWs for this length of time is an achievement in itself. This might have been Pyramix 13 but […]Read more →
DirectOut Insider – 30th September DirectOut Insider will bring you the inside stories from DirectOut’s founders, developers, experts and managers. Clear the day in your diary, tell your colleagues that you’re busy; better still, ask them to join you – and to bring coffee and pizza. You’ll hear about: Unlocking Sample-rate Converters – why SRCs are not all created equal and how to pick the right one for the job PRODIGY Dating – New Connections for PRODIGY.MP and PRODIGY.MC Taking Control […]Read more →
Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire) on ATC Loudspeakers
Howard Bilerman (Arcade Fire, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Leonard Cohen, Basia Bulat) on the ATC Loudspeakers he uses at the Hotel 2 Tango studio.Read more →
Merging Press Release: MERGING+ANUBIS SPS; by popular demand
MERGING+ANUBIS SPS; BY POPULAR DEMAND New interface product ticks the broadcasters’ boxes Puidoux: August 2020. The 2019launch of MERGING+ANUBIS caused a ripple of excitement when first shown at a series of exhibitions (remember them) from March onwards. This powerful and innovative interface was clearly more than just another AD/DA converter with industry-leading specifications. Sales in the first year reached a four figure total and the diversity of the customers exceeded expectations. The fact that Anubis was an extremely powerful […]Read more →
Product Announcement: Universal Audio Apollo Solo and Apollo Solo USB
Shape your recordings into records with genuine UA conversion, classic mixing tools, and LUNA Recording System. Featuring class-leading Universal Audio conversion, two Unison mic preamps, and a suite of built-in effects, Apollo Solo puts album-quality recording on your desktop. This 2 x 4 audio interface available with Thunderbolt 3 (Apollo Solo – Mac/ PC) or USB 3 (Apollo Solo USB – PC only) includes a generous collection of UAD plug-ins to record vocals and instruments through, at near-zero latency – […]Read more →
Townsend Labs Sphere L22 used to record a Stradivari Violin for sample library
The Townsend Labs Sphere L22 played a very important role in the new Native Instruments Stradivari Violin library. Read on to learn all about this unique recording session that even involved requesting the town of Cremona, Italy, to be quiet whilst they were recording! How the Sphere L22 microphone played a part in capturing an iconic piece of musical historyRead more →
Adam Audio: 5 Years Warranty and Free Plug-ins
Need another reason to choose ADAM Audio? Right now they are giving away FREE plugins to users who register their ADAM Audio products on the MyADAM section of their website. Currently on offer is Obelisk, a MIDI Chord Builder VST/AU plugin from UK-based audio software developer Frozenplain. Obelisk makes it easier to write chord progressions and explore new harmonies for melodic lines, transforming each MIDI note that you play into a harmony that (optionally) matches the key and scale of […]Read more →
Universal Audio LUNA and Townsend Labs Sphere L22 live event this Friday, the 10th of July!
Universal Audio’s LUNA Recording System is the exciting new player on the DAW field, and it’s been making quite a buzz since its launch in April. With super-tight integration with Apollo and Arrow interfaces and advanced realtime monitoring, it’s primed to be an excellent match for the Townsend Labs Sphere L22. The unique “Sphere meets LUNA” Live Q&A with Jacquire King brings both cutting-edge technologies together. On July 10, Townsend Labs is hosting a special live-streaming Q&A event with Grammy award-winning producer/engineer Jacquire King to […]Read more →
MASSIVE PRIDE: Limited Edition Manley Labs Massive Passive
Fantastic Adam Audio S3H Review
“Clarity is the most evident quality when working on mixes with the S3Hs. These speakers feel airy and exciting. The high end is fully dispersed and the sweet spot for listening feels to be pretty much anywhere.” Check out this fantastic review by Professional Sound Magazine on the ADAM Audio S3H. The S3H is part of ADAM Audio’s new S-Series flagship reference monitoring range. Originally conceived as a midfield monitor, the S3H can be employed equally well in more compact […]Read more →
Universal Audio Half-Yearly Sale Has Started!
Exciting news from Universal Audio – their Half-Yearly sale has begun! Until June 30th, take advantage of storewide savings of up to 60% off their plug-ins! Full details here.Read more →
Gunna’s “WUNNA” Album Stars Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Microphone
Campbell, California, May 26, 2020. Last Friday, the US rap superstar Gunna released his highly anticipated new album ‘WUNNA’. It features an A-list line-up of producers and guests such as Wheezy, Turbo, and Young Thug. A significant portion of the LP’s vocals were tracked by Angad ‘Bainz’ Bains and Flo Ongonga using the Sphere L22. In addition to the microphone’s outstanding sound quality, Gunna’s album also stars Sphere’s cutting-edge features that go far beyond modeling. Creative retreat meets recording studio […]Read more →
Merging Webinar Series
Want to learn more about the world of Merging Technologies software and hardware? They have the following webinar topics coming up, available in English and French – links below by language: Pyramix – Source and Destination May 26th (in French and English) How to connect my Anubis/ Virtual Sound card/ Network May 28th (in French and English) Ovation – les comédies musicales et spectacles vivants avec Emmanuelle Husson May 29th (French only) Pyramix – tips and tricks for editing June 3rd […]Read more →
NEW ADAM Audio T8V Studio Monitor
ADAM Audio have just announced their new T8V studio monitor. The T8V is an affordable, professional 2-way powered studio monitor with an 8˝ woofer and ADAM Audio’s latest addition to the T Series. Designed around the same technology, features and build quality as its smaller siblings, the T8V provides best-in-class characteristics and sound performance. The T8V impresses with a multitude of features that bring real benefits to the user: The U-ART tweeter’s 4:1 velocity transfer ratio, in combination with the […]Read more →
Extend your ADAM Audio warranty to 5 years for FREE!
Another great reason to choose ADAM Audio for your monitoring and headphone needs – their current product range is eligible for an extended 5 year warranty, for FREE! To take advantage of this 5 year warranty, you will need to register your product in the MyADAM user area. Full details here.Read more →
ADAM Audio SP-5 Promotion
Want to get $100 (USD) off the ADAM Audio SP-5? Well, now you can! Until the 5th of May, ADAM Audio are offering $100 (USD) off their award winning SP-5 headphones, when purchased through their webstore, using the special discount code, ADAMANYWHERE. In times when most of us need to stay at home, the SP-5 headphones offer high precision sound reproduction, outside of a regular studio environment. Perfect for allowing engineers and musicians to create, produce and mix at home, giving them the confidence […]Read more →
Buy an Apollo Twin or x4, Get Auto-Tune, Manley & UA Plug‑Ins Free!
Buy a Universal Audio Apollo Twin or x4 and get Auto-Tune, Manley & UA Plug-Ins Free! Ready to record like the pros? Apollo Twin and Apollo x4 audio interfaces let you shape your recordings into records with genuine UA conversion and pro studio processing like Antares Auto-Tune Realtime, Manley VOXBOX, and UA Galaxy Tape Echo, Oxide Tape Recorder, and Pure Plate Reverb. For a limited time, get album-quality vocals with up to $1,095 (USD) in UAD plug-ins – along with the included Realtime Analog Classics bundle […]Read more →
ADAM Audio Contest!
ADAM Audio are running a really cool contest at the moment – write a short soundtrack (30 seconds max!) to accompany the painting Nighthawks by the artist Edward Hopper, and you may win a pair of ADAM A7X’s, or other ADAM prizes! Full details here: https://www.adam-audio.com/en/soundtrack-competition-2020/Read more →
We’ll be at EXPO-SCENE in March!
We’re going to be at EXPO-SCÈNE in Montreal! We’ll be there for the 25th and 26th of March, and will be bringing (and demoing) amazing products by Universal Audio, Merging Technologies, ADAM Audio, Rupert Neve Designs, sE Electronics, ATC Loudspeakers, Townsend Labs, Manley Labs, Digital Audio Labs, Mojave Audio, Royer Labs, Cranborne Audio, CEDAR Audio, Softube and DirectOut. Hope to see you there! https://www.citt.org/ExpoScene.htmlRead more →
JUNO Stories from the Studio
YSL Pro and Universal Audio are very excited to be presenting “JUNO Stories from the Studio” at the 2020 JUNO Awards, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. “JUNO Stories from the Studio” will be a comprehensive panel discussion with JUNO Award-nominated engineers, producers and special guests in support of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with the JUNO Awards. This year’s panelists include 2020 JUNO Award nominees Ben Kaplan, Derek Hoffman, George Seara, Jason Dufour, John ‘Beetle’ Bailey, Michael Wise, Nuela Charles, Ryan […]Read more →
Softube Console 1 Promo – buy Console 1, get British Class A channel strip FREE
Some exciting news from Softube – buy Console 1 and receive the British Class A channel strip for FREE (normally USD $225)! This channel strip is inspired by classic British units from the ’60s and early ’70s and is perfect for adding body and character to your mixes. Console 1 is a hardware controller/ software plug-in that offers the best of both worlds. Get the tremendous sound and feel of analog hardware mixing, but with the freedom of digital. Run Console 1 in your […]Read more →
The Cranborne Audio 500R8 reviews are in!
After the incredible reviews for the Cranborne Audio ADAT500, we are now seeing wonderful reviews for their 500R8, an audio interface with 8 slots of 500 series and analog summing built in. Tape Op had the following to say on the 500R8: It truly is a very well thought out mini-studio that packs a ton of punch with has loads of flexibility and expandability. Mix Magazine said the following: After using the 500R8 as my interface for several weeks, I […]Read more →
Congratulations to TEC Award winners!
A huge congratulations to Universal Audio, Rupert Neve and Townsend Labs for winning TEC Awards! Universal Audio: – Computer Audio Hardware – Apollo x16 – Signal Processing Software – Capitol Chambers Rupert Neve: – Microphone Preamplifiers – 5211 Dual Mic Pre Townsend Labs: – Microphones (Recording) – Sphere L22 v1.3 Congratulations to all those that were nominated as well! Full details here.Read more →
CEDAR at 31: Celebrating more than three decades of audio innovation
UK: This week marks the 31st anniversary of us opening the doors to the newly formed CEDAR Audio. Since then, we’ve come a long way from the research software developed in the University of Cambridge and seen in this video. Nonetheless, the association between the University and CEDAR remains hugely important to us and it’s synonymous with our brand to this day. To see just how far we’ve come and how far our hair has receded we thought it would […]Read more →
MERGING & ANUBIS Hit NAMM 2020 Running
Key new features and workflow enhancements start the new decade for Merging Technologies Puidoux: January 2020 – The winter NAMM event (16-19 January 2020) will see MERGING+ANUBIS there for the first time on booth #15623 and already nominated for a NAMM TEC Award. Launched in time for AES Dublin, Prolight+Sound and NAB 2019, Anubis arrives in Anaheim on the back of several months of record sales and with several very significant feature enhancements. Mac users will be delighted to know […]Read more →
Exciting news coming from Universal Audio!
Exciting news coming from Universal Audio! Tune in to see their groundbreaking new system, poised to change the music‑making universe.Read more →
Get UAD Plug-Ins by Avalon, Capitol Studios, Lexicon, and UA – FREE!
Get New Blockbuster UAD Plug-Ins by Avalon, Capitol Studios, Lexicon, and UA – FREE! Looking for new top-selling UAD plug-ins and authentic analog sound? For a limited time, buy and register any new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator and you’ll get best-selling plug-in titles from Avalon, Capitol Studios, Lexicon, and UA – absolutely FREE! Simply purchase and register any new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator – either Thunderbolt, FireWire, or USB Satellite or PCIe card – and get up to $1,296 (USD) worth of UAD plug-ins […]Read more →
Universal Audio End-of-Year Desktop Interface Promotion
Exciting news from Universal Audio – purchase and register any new Apollo x4, Apollo Twin X, or Arrow audio interface and receive up to $1,298 (USD) worth of classic UAD plug-ins – absolutely FREE! This end-of-year UA Desktop Interface Promotion offers definitive collections of the most iconic analog hardware ever made from Teletronix, UA, Fairchild, and Pultec, plus genuine Antares Auto-Tune and more! Full details here: http://bit.ly/33KbpK1 Hurry, offer ends December 31st!Read more →
Product Announcement: Universal Audio UAD-2 Ultimate 8
Exciting news from Universal Audio – the release of the UAD-2 Ultimate 8 DSP Accelerator Bundles. The top-of-the-line UAD-2 OCTO Ultimate 8 DSP Accelerator package features Universal Audio’s most powerful OCTO DSP Accelerator plus a suite of 104 UA-developed plug‑ins, and is available as either a Thunderbolt 3 DSP Accelerator, or UAD-2 PCIe DSP Accelerator. Along with world-renowned titles from Ampex, Neve, Manley, and many more, the UAD-2 Ultimate 8 includes newly released titles such as the new Avalon VT-737 Channel […]Read more →
New Universal Audio OX Firmware and Software
Exciting news from Universal Audio – the OX Amp Top Box now has (free) updated firmware and software, which further expands what it can do. The OX is a guitar amp load box and guitar recording solution that helps guitarists get the best sounds from their favourite tube amps – anywhere, and at any volume. Unlike competitive products, OX features true dynamic modelling of legendary speakers, cabinets, and microphones for superior “just like the record” guitar tones. OX Firmware v1.2 expands the OX by offering the […]Read more →
Product Announcement: Universal Audio Apollo x4
Universal Audio have just announced the new Apollo x4. The Apollo x4 is a desktop 12 x 18 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface w/ realtime UAD-2 QUAD Core Processing and Four Unison™ Mic Preamps – for Mac and Windows. Offering elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, outperforming everything in its class, with 127 dB D/A dynamic range and -117 dB THD+N, the Apollo x4 has a spacious, organic sound that easily rivals dedicated high-end converters costing much more. Four Unison preamps let […]Read more →
Product Announcement: Universal Audio Twin X
Universal Audio have just announced the new Apollo Twin X (available as a Duo or a Quad). The Apollo Twin X is a desktop 10 x 6 Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface with realtime UAD-2 DUO or QUAD Core Processing and Two Unison™ Mic Preamps, which works with both Mac and Windows. Offering elite-class A/D and D/A conversion, it confidently outperforms everything in its class, with 127 dB D/A dynamic range and -117 dB THD+N, giving it a spacious, organic sound that […]Read more →
Product Announcement: Softube Console 1 Fader
A new addition to the Console 1 ecosystem Building on the success of Console 1 was never going to be easy. But like you, we believe in ambitious dreams. To further improve the epic workflow advantages Console 1 brings, we had to ask, “where can we go next?” The answer was clear, and the result is here. Improving feel and workflow, and making the best of hardware and software available in one place, Console 1 Fader allows you to raise the sound quality bar to new […]Read more →
IMSTA FESTA Toronto
HHB Canada will be at IMSTA FESTA, Toronto, Saturday October 12th. We’ll be there from 11am – 6pm, showing a bunch of cool gear from Universal Audio, Softube, Townsend Labs, ADAM Audio and Modal Electronics. Best of all, we’ll be hosting three FREE production workshops: Luis Orbegoso – Recording and Mixing: Improving work flow for the visually impaired As a visually impaired producer, Luis has experienced and overcome the in numerous difficulties of producing within a computer-based recording environment. In this workshop […]Read more →
Softube Console 1 Promo
Exciting news – for the rest of 2019, Softube’s Console 1 comes with the punchy, in-your-face American Class A channel strip – FREE! This is the perfect accompaniment to the included Solid State Logic SL 4000 E-series console emulation channel strip. If you are not familiar with Console 1, it is a unique hybrid between hardware and software, giving the best of both worlds. Quickly switch between the tracks in your DAW to EQ, compress and more. Mix with the […]Read more →
Universal Audio Apollo Rack Promo
Buy a Universal Audio Rackmount Apollo, Get a Free UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerator! Hurry, Ends December 31st, 2019 The end-of-year Apollo Rack + FREE UAD-2 Satellite promotion is underway! Buy any new Universal Audio Apollo X, Apollo 8, or Apollo FireWire rackmount interface from an authorized UA retailer, register it between October 1st and December 31st, 2019, and receive a FREE UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerator. You’ll get a massive processing boost so you can record, mix, and master with even more […]Read more →
Product Announcement: UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3
Exciting news from Universal Audio – they have just announced the UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt 3. Building on the success of the UAD-2 Satellite, these units now are equipped with two Thunderbolt 3 ports (for daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals), and are backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 ports on Apple computers (using the Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter – not included). On Windows machines they need a Thunderbolt 3 port – they are not supported with Thunderbolt 1 and 2 ports. Full details […]Read more →
Merging Technologies Press Release
NEP SELECT MERGING’S ANUBIS FOR VEP Virtualized Editing Platform chooses the “Swiss Army Knife of Audio” From left to right: Jasper van Eif, Chris Hollebone, John Guntenaar Amsterdam: September 2019. NEP is a global media technology giant with an enviable reputation for innovation. Quick to see the benefit of the cloud for its operations around the globe, NEP’s centralized platform is based on an all IP infrastructure that allows the sharing of resources over multiple remote locations, such as production […]Read more →
Save 40% on 40 Top-Selling UAD Plug-Ins
Universal Audio have some exciting news – save 40% on the 40 top-selling UAD Plug-Ins, until September 19! Full details at this link.Read more →
Last chance to purchase a Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip and get a UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator for FREE!
Last chance to purchase a new Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip and get a UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator for FREE! The 6176 Vintage Channel Strip offers a dynamic pairing of Bill Putnam’s famed 610 tube preamp with the signature FET compression of the 1176LN – it’s the ultimate one-two punch for your signal chain, relied upon in studios world-wide and by A-list artists from Coldplay to Jay‑Z. The eight-chip UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator is the perfect way to supercharge wyour […]Read more →
Video: CV applications with Universal Audio & Ableton Live, Part 1
As part of the recent MUTEK Montréal festival, HHB Canada held two workshops focusing on control voltage (CV) integration between Universal Audio interfaces and Ableton Live. In particular, how they can be used together to send and receive CV from modular synthesizers and Ableton. In part 1 our guest presenter, Len Goins, explains the basics of audio and CV within a modular synthesizer environment.Read more →
Product Announcement: CEDAR DNS 8D
DNS 8D multi-channel dialogue noise suppressor with Dante® CEDAR’s Dialogue Noise Suppression technology is the standard for removing background noise from dialogue in studios. With near-zero latency, high-resolution processing, and a fast, intuitive user interface, it eliminates traffic noise, air conditioning, wind, rain, babble and general background noise from audio signals. It will also help to compensate for unfavourable acoustic conditions and poor microphone placement, and will even suppress excessive reverberation. The CEDAR DNS 8D has been designed specifically for broadcast […]Read more →
Merging Insider Newsletter
Merging Insider Newsletter High resolution news from the Swiss audio experts The Merging Insider newsletter is a collection of all the goings on each month from our office, located in the Swiss countryside. Find out more about what is happening with our product development, see details on users worldwide working with our equipment and generally keep on top of all that is happening. ‘We invited two accomplished jazz musicians into The Hub Studio to record brass parts over some […]Read more →
Introducing: the Modal Electronics ARGON8
We are very excited to announce the release of the Modal Electronics ARGON8, an 8 voice polyphonic synth that will be shipping shortly. This 37 key powerhouse synth contains 120 wavetables split into 24 banks of 5 morphable waveform sets, covering virtual analogue classics through to cutting edge EDM and more. 28 static wavetable processors (including de-rez, wave folders, wave shapers, phase shapers and rectify) can be applied to the 120 wavetables to give an almost infinite array of permutations and new waveshapes. […]Read more →
Royer Labs AxeMount Promo
Royer Labs have just released the AxeMount, which is a dual mic mount for a Royer Labs R-121 and a ’57 style’ dynamic mic. The AxeMount allows the mics to be positioned side by side and held securely in place, so the whole package can be moved easily without bumping the mics out of phase or needing to move multiple stands. To celebrate the release of this cool new product we are running a promotion for the month of September […]Read more →
Last chance to save on ADAM Audio Monitors!
Tomorrow (August 31st) is the last day for special pricing on select models from the ADAM Audio A and S range! Don’t miss your chance to buy the following units at these special prices: Adam A77X. Regularly $1520 each, now $1329 each. Adam S2V. Regularly $2520 each, now $1999 each. Adam S3H. Regularly $4990 each, now $3999 each. Adam S3V. Regularly $4290 each, now $3329 each.Read more →
Free event: Control Voltage Applications with Universal Audio & Ableton Live
As part of the MUTEK Montréal festival/ Sonic Circuits event, HHB Canada will be in Montreal presenting two FREE events focusing on control voltage (CV) integration between Universal Audio interfaces and Ableton Live. In particular, how they can be used together to send and receive CV from modular synthesizers and Ableton. The events will be held on Saturday, August 24, at 2pm, and on Sunday, August 25, at 12pm. They will be held at Never Apart, 7049 St Urbain St, Montreal. Admission […]Read more →
CEDAR sponsors the IASA Conference and JTS 2019
CEDAR Audio is proud to sponsor the 50th Annual Conference of the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) and the 2019 Joint Technical Symposium (JTS) of audiovisual archives and archivists. We will be attending both the conference and the symposium to demonstrate the latest CEDAR Cambridge system and to discuss the company’s recent developments for archives and libraries. Many features within CEDAR Cambridge were designed following extensive discussions with the National Library of Australia and the National Film […]Read more →
Apollo Twin Analog Promotion
Buy an Apollo Twin MkII or Apollo Twin USB and get the Analog Classics Pro Bundle, a $999 value — free! Hurry, Ends October 31st, 2019 Looking to up your recording game with the best desktop audio interface in the world? Well, now is the time! From now until October 31, 2019, customers who purchase any new current Apollo Twin MkII or Apollo Twin USB from an authorized UA retailer will receive the Analog Classics Pro Bundle — featuring Teletronix […]Read more →
An Evening with Manley Labs
HHB Canada and Manley Labs would like to invite you to Noble Street Studios for an evening of sonic demonstrations, explanations, conversation, Thai food, and local craft beer! Marek Stycos from Audio Alchemist will walk us through the ins and outs of all things Manley! Kat Lucas will be our guest vocalist for the evening to help demonstrate the superior quality of Manley microphones, preamps, EQ’s and compressors. Later in the night we will be joined by Rich Chycki and […]Read more →
Official Release of Pyramix v12, Ovation v8 and VCube v8
Official Release: Pyramix v12, Ovation v8 & VCube v8! New Software Versions, Keys and Options Merging Technologies are pleased to announce the official release of new major versions for all of our software range: Pyramix v12, Ovation v8 and VCube v8. These versions will require a new set of keys. All customers under ASM are therefore entitled to a free upgrade, and should have received their new keys. If you have not received your v12/v8 keys, please contact HHB Canada in order […]Read more →
Video: an informal discussion about Merging Technologies
Maurice Engler from Merging Technologies recently visited us in Toronto, Canada, to host an informal discussion of all things Merging. To learn more about Merging Technologies, please visit this link.Read more →
Winner of the Modal Electronics Craft Synth 2.0 announced!
Thank you to everyone who entered our Modal Electronics Craft Synth contest. We are happy to report that the winner is David Rea of British Columbia! Keep an eye out for more contests on our Facebook page, as well as our Instagram page, and thank you for entering! To learn more about Modal Electronics, visit this link.Read more →
Introducing: HHB Canada Sound Labs
HHB Canada Sound Labs Your Sound. Our Gear. Ever wondered what your music would sound like running through a piece of high-end, analogue gear? Whether or not that gear would flatter or enhance your sound – add warmth? Depth? Glue? Each week we will choose one piece of analogue processing from the brands that we distribute and run your audio through it! Submit an audio file of a mix, stem, or even a single instrument, and we’ll run it through […]Read more →
Huge sale: Blue Studio Microphones and Headphones!
We are overstocked and having a huge sale on NEW Blue Studio Microphones and Headphones. Here’s your chance to buy some incredible gear, at fantastic prices! Have a look at the attached price-list, and if their is anything that you would like to buy, contact your nearest HHB Canada Dealer. (For a list of HHB Canada dealers, follow this link). Don’t wait – limited quantities! Blue Studio Microphone and Headphone Sale-end user – July 2019Read more →
FLUX:: 50% off bundles plug-in sale
Starting today (until September 2), Flux:: have 50% off their plug-in bundles! Their precision audio plug-ins are perfect for complex recording, mixing and mastering tasks, and are available in all the usual formats (AU/ VST/ AAX Native/ AAX DSP et al). Best of all, for those running Merging Technologies Pyramix/ Ovation, the Full Pack 2.2 and Mastering Pack 1.1 bundles also include VS3 Native/ VS3 Masscore! To find out more about these bundles, visit this link. To find out more about […]Read more →
Universal Audio – Premium Studio Upgrade!
Get a FREE UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator When You Buy a 6176 Vintage Channel Strip! Purchase a 6176 Vintage Channel Strip from an authorized Universal Audio retailer between July 1st and September 30th, 2019, and receive a UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator – your choice of PCIe Card or Satellite (Thunderbolt or USB) – with the included Analog Classics Plus plug-in bundle – absolutely free! For full details on this incredible promotion, please visit this link.Read more →
Win a Modal Electronics Craft Synth 2.0!
Would you like to win a Craft Synth 2.0 from Modal Electronics? This 8 oscillator, 40 waveform monophonic synth is a portable powerhouse, and we’d love you to win one! Firstly, you must be subscribed to either our Facebook or Instagram page. Then, enter for your chance to win: – Like/ share/ comment on this post on Facebook – Like/ repost/ comment on this post on Instagram Each like, share, repost or comment will give you an extra chance to […]Read more →
Interview with Gordon Reid of CEDAR Audio
PSNEurope recently published an excellent interview with Gordon Reid of CEDAR Audio. The wide-ranging interview touched on the evolution of spectral editing, Watergate, and potential future advancements within this field. Visit this link to read the interview.Read more →
Win a pair of special edition ADAM Audio A7X!
20 YEARS OF ADAM AUDIO – WIN A PAIR OF SPECIAL EDITION A7X WHITE GLOSSY! ADAM Audio is celebrating their 20th anniversary, and have a pair of special edition, white glossy A7X to be won! The A7X is ADAM’s best selling nearfield monitor, and is one of the most balanced and versatile monitor speakers on the market. Through its translucent sound image, tonal depth and stereo localization, the A7X is able to exactly reproduce every sonic detail, which contributes to why it is the most […]Read more →
Townsend Labs Update: Sphere 1.3 With AAX DSP Support for Pro Tools HDX
What’s new? Sphere now supports AAX DSP, which means all owners of Avid HDX systems can now also enjoy guaranteed low-latency monitoring in Pro Tools. Whether you’ve been waiting for this all along or are learning about Sphere for the first time: it’s time to unlock the finest microphones in recording history on HDX. Sphere is the only microphone modeling solution for AAX DSP out there. Download the free software installer including AAX DSP and get started right away. Please […]Read more →
Event: learn about the Merging Technologies Anubis
FRIDAY JUNE 21 at L&M PRO 2 Eastern Ave, Toronto, ON 7:00PM – 9:00PM Join us for a CASUAL EVENING WITH MAURICE ENGLER FROM MERGING TECHNOLOGIES Maurice will be introducing the new Merging Anubis Interface. “Anubis is a ground-breaking new audio interface incorporating the Swiss expertise of Merging Technologies in analogue and digital, networked audio and DSP technology. More significantly, it offers unique features to any engineer or musician looking for a compact AD/DA unit with the quality you would […]Read more →
HHB Canada have recently been helping Patchwork Sound and The Mustard Shop produce Patchwork Sessions – live recordings shot in 360°/ VR in an old Victorian house in Toronto. Yesterday was the dry run – the band Scotch set up their gear to provide some warm grooves and soul, which were beautifully captured by Royer Labs, Blue Microphones, Mojave Audio, Townsend Labs and sE Electronics, running into pre-amps by Manley, Rupert Neve Designs, Cranborne Audio and Traverse Analogue. All of this was […]Read more →
Great review of ADAM Audio S3V monitors
“They look amazing, they sound incredible, and it hurts my heart to have to give them back”. A great review of the ADAM Audio S3V, by Toronto based composer, Geoff Manchester. This review focuses on the real world experience of using them in a condo, and how they are able to illuminate detail accurately, right down to showing the progression of (improved) fidelity of albums made over an artists career. For more on the ADAM Audio S3V, visit this page.Read more →
Silent Winters – The Duke Hotel (HHB Canada at Folk Alliance International Conference in Montreal)
In February, we headed to the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal to set up a recording studio in one of their rooms. For three days we recorded over 30 artists that were in town for the Folk Alliance International Conference. – Song: “The Duke Hotel” – Silent Winters – Engineered by Jay Lefebvre – Mixed by Jim Bryson – Mastered by 4130 Mastering, New York. Gear by Universal Audio, Manley Labs, Rupert Neve Designs, Blue Microphones, Mojave Audio, Royer Labs, […]Read more →
The Bombadils – Bicycle (HHB Canada at Folk Alliance International Conference in Montreal_
In February, we headed to the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montreal to set up a recording studio in one of their rooms. For three days we recorded over 30 artists that were in town for the Folk Alliance International Conference. – Song: “Bicycle” – The Bombadils – Engineered by Jera Cravo, Jake Pst assistant engineer – Mixed by Jera Cravo at La Hacienda Creative – Mastered by 4130 Mastering in New York. Gear by Universal Audio, Manley Labs, Rupert Neve […]Read more →
UAD SOFTWARE v9.9 released!
Universal Audio have just released the latest version of their award winning UAD software – version 9.9. With this version comes two new plug-ins; Capitol Chambers and Tube-Tech CL 1B MkII. Capitol Chambers is a plug-in reproduction of the echo chambers located 30 feet below the iconic Capitol Tower in Los Angeles. Capitol Studios’ echo chambers are iconic for their gorgeous hi-fi ambience that is simply unmatched. From Ray Charles to Frank Sinatra, Beck to Muse, these subterranean spaces are still […]Read more →
HHB Canada B-Stock Clearance
We have a large range of B-STOCK products to clear! All items come with a full warranty, unless otherwise indicated. If you are interested in purchasing anything from this list (link below), please contact HHB (sales @hhbcanada.com), and we will point you to a participating dealer HHB Canada May 14 B-stockRead more →
Grammy Award winning mastering engineer Emily Lazar talks about CEDAR and Retouch
Emily Lazar of The Lodge in New York has been in the news recently as the first female mastering engineer to win a Best Engineered Album Non Classical Grammy, which was awarded to her for her work on the album ‘Colors’ by Beck. What’s less well known is that she often relies on CEDAR to achieve her award-winning results. She told CEDAR, “In recent years, modern DAWs have drastically changed the way mixes are made and mastered. The unfortunate landscape […]Read more →
HHB Canada are now the exclusive Canadian distributor of Modal Electronics!
May 1 2019 Press Release – for Immediate Release HHB Communications Canada Appointed Exclusive Modal Electronics Distributor HHB Communications Canada are pleased to announce their appointment as the exclusive Canadian distributor of Modal Electronics – an innovative manufacturer of Synthesizers. Modal was formed in the UK 10 years ago to create the ultimate hand built analog and hybrid synthesizers, and with their 002 and 008 products they have achieved critical success. Recently, Modal have released a new range of cost […]Read more →
Universal Audio Double Down Promotion Extended!
Are you a Universal Audio Apollo X owner and want free plug-ins? Until May 31st, if you purchase a second qualifying Apollo Interface, you will receive a UAD Custom Plug-In Bundle – letting you pick up to 10 UAD plug-ins (up to $3,290 USD value) – absolutely free! There are three different ways to take advantage: Own one of these: Add this by May 31st: Get this Bundle Free: Apollo x8p or Apollo x16 Apollo x8p Apollo x16 Custom 10 […]Read more →
Merging Insider Newsletter
The Merging Insider newsletter is a collection of all the goings on each month from their office, located in the Swiss countryside. Find out more about what is happening with their product development, see details on users worldwide working with our equipment and generally keep on top of all that is happening. To read the newsletter, click on this link.Read more →
HHB Canada will be at Trewlapalooza!
HHB Canada is excited to be at Trewlapalooza this Saturday, April 27 at Astrolab Studio! Trewlapalooza is a trade show that caters to the interests of film and video sound professionals, and aims to bring these professionals face to face with each other, and with the manufacturers who make the tools of our trade. Throw in some food, drinks, and door prizes, and that’s Trewlapalooza! Full details here at this link.Read more →
Buy a Universal Audio Apollo Twin or Arrow, get free plug-ins!
From April 1st, through to June 30th, buy a Universal Audio Apollo Twin or Arrow, and get Auto-Tune, Manley and UA plug-ins free – up to a $846 value (USD)! Full details here.Read more →
Press release: The launch of MERGING ANUBIS
Puidoux: March 2019. The launch of MERGING+ANUBIS on March 21st and the initial showing in Dublin at the AES Convention, prompted a huge reaction on social media and a number of industry forums. In recognition of the target audience for Prolight+Sound, Merging has opted for stand (8.0 C19) that is centred on this product and that also hints of things to come. One of the Anubis product managers will bring his guitar to the show to demonstrate how Anubis can already be […]Read more →
Excellent review of the Cranborne Audio Camden 500 preamp
“I don’t know another product with this range of versatility anywhere near the Camden 500’s price point.” A fantastic review of the new Cranborne Audio Camden 500 preamp by Tape Op Magazine. Read the full review here. Learn more about the Camden 500 preamp here.Read more →
Digital Audio Labs: FREE Livemix CS-SOLO with the purchase of any 8 mix Livemix system.
Until March 31st, 2019, get a FREE Digital Audio Labs Livemix CS-SOLO personal mixer (US $574.99 value), upon product registration, with the purchase of any Digital Audio Labs 8 mix Livemix system. Livemix is a personal monitoring system that is simple enough for beginners to use, but deep enough to meet professional demands. In addition to ease of use and amazing features, it sounds incredible and is outstanding value. The CS-SOLO is popular for drummers, piano players, and FOH engineers […]Read more →
Universal Audio Apollo X Double Down Promotion
Universal Audio Apollo X Double Down Promotion Buy a Second Apollo Interface, Pick Up to 10 UAD Plug-Ins FREE! Loving your new Apollo X Audio Interface? Then why not “double-down” to create a multi-unit Apollo system with expanded I/O and DSP power and get a Custom Bundle of FREE UAD plug-ins? Now through April 30th, purchase a second qualifying Apollo Interface and you’ll receive a UAD Custom Plug-In Bundle — letting you pick up to 10 UAD plug-ins of your […]Read more →
How to protect your Ribbon Microphone
Horror stories can be common when it comes to Ribbon Microphones, however this excellent article by Coles Microphones will help you protect your investment for years to come. Click this link to read the full article.Read more →
Alan Parsons discusses his Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Console
In this video, Alan Parsons (The Beatles, Pink Floyd, The Alan Parsons Project) discusses his brand new Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Console, that he has installed at his studio, Parsonics, in Goleta, California. Visit this link to learn more about the Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Console.Read more →
Ed Cherney on mixing on ATC monitors
“And now I know for sure that if I get something sounding great in my room on my ATCs, it’s going to sound great everywhere: ear buds, computer speakers, TVs, stereos, streaming, cars, you name it. Having that kind of confidence in my mixes has really freed me up and made my work a lot better.” Great article on Ed Cherney discussing mixing Willie Nelson on his ATC Loudspeaker Technology Ltd monitors. Full story here.Read more →
Get to know the Rupert Neve 500 series
Looking for some BIG sounds, but at a smaller price? Then the Rupert Neve Designs 500 series collection should be at the top of your list. The collection is made up of mic preamps, compressors, EQ’s and tape emulation units, all of which are influenced by Rupert Neve’s legendary audio background, but also have an ear towards the future. They are exceptional in both sound, and value. “This is all classy stuff that is beautifully engineered, sounds fantastic, and – importantly […]Read more →
New product: Merging Anubis
One of a kind. A single product with multiple workflows. A Monitor controller that also controls your network. A Music recording hub that allows you to network a whole band or orchestra. A low latency mixer and processor with extraordinary audio quality. More features than you can believe and made in Switzerland. Would you expect anything less from Merging? For more about the Merging Anubis, visit this page.Read more →
Fantastic review of the Cranborne Audio Camden 500 preamp
The venerable Sound On Sound had this to say about the Cranborne Audio Camden 500 preamp: “If you’re in the market for a high‑quality multi‑purpose preamp, the Camden 500 is a strong candidate. In its ‘clean’ mode it holds its head up confidently in the company of serious high‑end products, but it can also deliver convincing vintage character at the turn of a knob and the flip of a switch.” https://www.soundonsound.com/rev…/cranborne-audio-camden-500Read more →
Contest: win a pair of Adam Audio A7X monitors!
ADAM Audio are 20 years old this year! To celebrate ADAM Audio turning 20, they are running a fantastic contest with 3 ADAM Audio products to win! If you would like to try to win a pair of special edition ADAM Audio A7X monitors, or one of the other two prizes, share an amazing musical experience that you have had in the past 20 years at the link below. Good luck! https://www.adam-audio.com/en/20yearsadamaudio/Read more →
Check out Jack White’s live FOH rig on the road
In this video, Jack White’s FOH, Brett Orrison, walks you through some of the live rig he uses for mixing the band. Jack White is known for his love of analogue recording gear, and this passion continues on the road – Orrison is using a huge amount of Rupert Neve Designs gear – a pair of Shelford Channels, a pair of the Master Buss Processors (one pair of which is on the main mix), 18 of the Portico 5043 compressors, and […]Read more →
Graham Coxon (Blur) discusses Console 1
“I also wanted to get away from that sort of cursive thing of looking at the music too much, rather than listening to the music and of course, this really helps” Graham Coxon, the endlessly inventive guitarist from Blur (as well as also composing for tv), talks about his workflow with Softube‘s Console 1. He also kindly shows some of his amazing instrument collection!Read more →
Get to know: Direct Out PRODIGY.MC
The Direct Out PRODIGY.MC is a modular audio converter that supports multiple formats, flexible I/O, networked audio, and extremely powerful hardware and software. It has been designed to address numerous applications in pro audio, broadcast, installation and studio applications, using a single 2U hardware frame. The PRODIGY.MC supports the latest audio network technologies (including Dante, RAVENNA and SoundGrid), and allows access to hardware settings, including a channel-based routing matrix via various remote control options. Since its design is fully modular, the […]Read more →
Get to know: The DynaMount Echo-PT
Get to know: The DynaMount Echo-PT The DynaMount Echo-PT is a remote microphone positioner that offers pan and tilt for microphones, so every moment can be heard. Offering silent motion, IP control, a weatherproof enclosure, and an optional camera for remote monitoring, it will meet the demanding needs of audio professionals. Features: – Follow sounds of the action, crowd, & performance as they change, in real time – Save positions and motion paths ahead of time for single-click control – Use fewer […]Read more →
Get to know Bill Putnam Jr of Universal Audio
In this interview with Resolution Magazine, Bill Putnam Jr discusses his role as CEO of Universal Audio, the philosophy of Universal Audio’s analogue and digital products, and the process behind modelling UAD plug-ins. “We take our role as a provider of tools to the creative community seriously. We believe we have a responsibility to our customers to help them realise their creative ideas as best we can. This means making our stuff easy to use, reliable, affordable, and above all, good sounding.” […]Read more →
Digital Audio Labs: Free CS-SOLO with 8-MIX Livemix System Purchase
Until March 31st, 2019, get a FREE Digital Audio Labs Livemix CS-SOLO personal mixer (US $574.99 value), upon product registration, with the purchase of any 8 mix Livemix system. Livemix is a personal monitoring system that is simple enough for beginners to use, but deep enough to meet professional demands. In addition to ease of use and amazing features, it sounds incredible and is outstanding value. The CS-SOLO is popular for drummers, piano players, and FOH engineers who want to quickly create a […]Read more →
The Calrec Audio Brio
The Calrec Audio Brio is the most powerful and compact digital broadcast audio console in its class. It has a comprehensive broadcast feature set to support a wider breadth of broadcasters, and is available as a 36 dual-layer fader surface (Brio36), or as a 12 dual-layer fader surface (Brio12). Additional expansion I/O slots are fitted, while the Brio36 also has I/O built directly into the rear of the console. With lots of delay resource, dynamics, integrated talkback, and multiple […]Read more →
Ember – a new microphone from Blue
Blue Microphones have launched the Ember microphone. Offering open, detailed sound at an affordable price, the Blue Ember microphone makes stunning recordings accessible to everyone. A custom hand-tuned condenser capsule captures maximum detail, while the tight cardioid pickup pattern helps reduce room and background noise. Ember’s compact, side-address design fits anywhere and keeps a low profile on camera. More information here.Read more →
Get to know the Townsend Labs Sphere Plug-In
In this video, Townsend Labs product expert Julian David walks you through their Sphere plug-in, which, in conjunction with a Townsend Labs microphone, will emulate more than 20 classic microphones. This allows for changing the microphone type, polar pattern and axis position after the recording has been made. Visit this page for more informationRead more →
New UAD plug-ins: V76 Preamplifier, Antares Auto-Tune Realtime Advanced and Diezel Herbert Amplifier
With the release of UAD v9.8, three new plug-ins have been added to the award winning UAD plug-in collection. The V76 Preamplifier brings harmonically rich tube gain with a classic frequency response to UAD hardware and UA Audio Interfaces. The Antares Auto-Tune Realtime Advanced offers Auto-Tune pitch-correction to a performance in real time, when tracking with a UA Audio Interface, as well as offering the iconic Classic Mode, which gives the gritty, glitchy “Auto‑Tune 5” sound made famous by Cher, Kanye and more. Finally, the […]Read more →
ATC Launch New SCM12i Pro
ATC launch the SCM12i Pro; passive monitor’s that offer exceptional performance, and are ideal for use in surround/multi-channel recording/mixing, as well as immersive audio applications such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and Auro 3D. The SCM12i Pro feature extended high-frequency response with great clarity and definition due to the reduction in disturbing anharmonic distortion. Due to this, listener fatigue is also greatly reduced, resulting in users being able to work for longer periods with greater accuracy. To learn more, visit this page.Read more →
Royer Labs announce dBooster
Royer Labs have unveiled the dBooster In-Line Signal Booster. This compact unit delivers either 12db or 20db of ultra clean gain. Perfect for quiet singers, or microphones with low level outputs. More information here.Read more →
Explore deadmau5’s new Rupert Neve Designs 5088 console
Learn about deadmau5’s workflow with his Rupert Neve Designs 5088 console, in his home studio located in Milton, Ontario. Visit this page to learn more about the 5088.Read more →
Softube Console 1: free British Class A with purchase!
Purchase, then register a new Softube Console 1, between January 1st and April 30th, 2019, and receive a free British Class A Console 1 emulation, worth US $225! It’s the perfect accompaniment alongside the included SSL SL 4000E Console 1 emulation. Details here.Read more →
New ADAM Audio subwoofer
ADAM Audio announces their brand new 10″ subwoofer, the T10S. Details here.Read more →
Merging + Anubis
Small things are coming….Read more →
Join the UAD Platform & Get Neve, API, SSL, & UA Classic Console Emulations FREE
Looking to get big analog console sound in the box? Buy and register any new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator between January 1st – March 31st, 2019 and you’ll get the world’s most authentic Neve, API, SSL and UA console emulation plug-ins for Mac and Windows — up to $1,196 in plug-ins — absolutely FREE! Choose How You Save: BENEFITS OF UAD-2 DSP ACCELERATORS The World’s Finest Analog Emulation Plug-Ins From rare tube compressors and equalizers, to vintage reverb processors and tape machines, UAD Powered Plug-Ins inject […]Read more →
Softube Console 1 – ON SALE NOW!
Save 20 percent now until December 31st on Console 1 from Softube! Quickly switch between your tracks and control EQ, compressor, gate and more. Mix with the sound of the included Solid State Logic SL 4000 E. Or customize your channels to fit your needs—there are over 70 Console 1 ready plug-ins available from Softube and Universal Audio. http://www.softube.comRead more →
Blue Mega Holiday Sale 2018
From October 1st to December 31st, save mega-bucks off Blue Microphones including select mics from the Encore Series, Essential Series, Signature Series and Interchangeable Caps Series! Call your local dealer for more information!!Read more →
ADAM Audio enters professional studio headphone market!
NEW: ADAM Audio enters professional studio headphone market, introduces Studio Pro SP-5 ADAM Audio is proud to further extend its product offering for audio professionals with a premium studio headphone, the Studio Pro SP-5. ADAM Audio is renowned worldwide for its industry-leading professional studio monitoring technology. Introducing the SP-5 extends its expertise to the studio headphones product category. The SP-5 is a closed-backed, circumaural headphone manufactured to exacting standards, delivering a smoothly balanced sound across a broad frequency spectrum from […]Read more →
Make Hits at Home Promotion with Apollo Twin + Arrow
Buy an Apollo Twin or Arrow Interface, Get Neve®, Lexicon®, Fender® & UA Plug-Ins Free — Up to a $1,195 USD Value! Ready to make hits at home? Now through December 31st, purchase and register any new Apollo Twin or Arrow audio interface and get the iconic sounds heard on thousands of hit records with exclusive UAD plug-ins from Neve, Fender, Lexicon, and UA — absolutely FREE! With their world-class sound and included premium UAD plug-ins, Apollo Twin and Arrow audio […]Read more →
BUY A CLASSIC APOLLO RACK – GET A FREE SATELLITE QUAD
Don’t miss this special end-of-year opportunity! Buy and register a new Universal Audio Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire rackmount interface between October 1st and December 31st, 2018, and you’ll get eve more plug-in processing power — thanks to a FREE UAD-2 Satellite QUAD DSP Accelerator — so you can record, mix, and master with more acclaimed UAD plug-ins. WORLDWIDE DETAILS AND LIMITATIONS Offer valid only for customers who purchase and register an Apollo Apollo 8 QUAD or Apollo FireWire […]Read more →
Universal Audio Apollo X
New from Universal Audio – Apollo X Series Apollo X6, X8, X8P, X16 The next generation Apollo interfaces feature all-new A/D and D/A conversion for extremely detailed and open sound giving you measurably the lowest noise and highest dynamic range in their class. All Apollo’s includes “Realtime Analog Classics Plus” plug-in bundle Common Features Thunderbolt 3 audio interfaces with class-leading 24-bit/192 KHz conversion (backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 1 & 2 on Mac) Realtime SHARC HEXA 6 Core Processing for tracking […]Read more →
Royer Labs 20th Anniversary Rebate!!!
Purchase Royer R-121’s, R-121 Live’s, R-122 MKII’s, R-122 MKII Live’s, R-122V’s and Sling-Shocks from an authorized Canadian Royer Labs dealer between August 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018 and Royer/HHB Canada will send you a rebate check. There is no limit to the amount of microphones that can be purchased under this rebate program. To redeem your rebate, make a photocopy of the serial number side of your microphone box and email or mail it together with this completed rebate […]Read more →
Mojave: Scorching Summer Sale!
August 1 to September 30, 2018 save up to $275 (CAD) on the purchase of any of the following Mojave Audio Microphones! MA1000 – Save $275 MA300 – Save $130 MA200 – Save $130 MA301- Save $130 MA201- Save $100 MA50 – Save $65Read more →
Buy a 4-710d Mic Preamp, Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator!!!
Buy a 4-710d Mic Preamp, Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator — a $895 (CAD) Value! — Ends September 30th, 2018. Now through September, purchase and register any new 4-710d Tone-Blending Mic Preamp and you’ll get a UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator — your choice of Thunderbolt, FireWire, USB, or PCIe — absolutely free! The Universal Audio 4-710d Four-Channel Tone-Blending Mic Preamp combines the warm, retro tone of a tube preamp with the crisp clarity of solid state, built-in 1176-style […]Read more →
Analog to Digital Converters – Premium Precision
Explore High-End converters in a discussion and listening session at Long & Macqude Pro’s listening studio. John Bailey and Jeff Johns step through the evolution of digital conversion and take a glimpse into the future of networked high-resolution audio. Take a walk through how their legacy recording setups were traditionally built and learn how workflows have evolved to today. Contrast that to how the current equipment decisions work in real-world applications. Learn of the challenges of high sample rate sessions […]Read more →
Get Auto-Tune, Manley & UA Plug-Ins Free!
BUY AN APOLLO TWIN, GET AUTO-TUNE REALTIME, MANLEY VOXBOX & UA REVERB PLUG-INS FREE! UP TO A $697 (USD) VALUE! Now through June, purchase and register any new Apollo Twin MkII or Apollo Twin USB audio interface and you’ll be able to create the same vocal sounds you hear on hit records — with exclusive UAD plug-ins like Antares Auto-Tune® Realtime, Manley VOXBOX® Channel Strip, and UA’s Pure Plate Reverb — absolutely FREE! No coupons or redemption codes are necessary. The […]Read more →
Apollo Rack Promotion – Extended Until March 31, 2018
Buy and register any new Apollo rackmount interface (Apollo 8, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, or Apollo FireWire) through March 31st, 2018, and you’ll get a UAD-2 Satellite OCTO or QUAD DSP Accelerator absolutely free! Contact your local Canadian UA dealer for more information.Read more →
Rupert Neve Diode Bridge Compressor
Released last October at AES in New York, the 535 Diode Bridge Compressor captures the soul of Rupert Neve’s original 2254 compressor while providing modern updates including advanced timing control, significantly lower noise, fully stepped controls throughout, and internal parallel processing capabilities. Originally developed for the dynamics circuit of the acclaimed Shelford Channel, the 535 is outfitted with Rupert Neve Designs’ custom transformers and class-A output amplifiers, all tailor-made for the popular 500-series format. For more specs, go to http://rupertneve.com/products/535/Read more →
Universal Audio Ships Arrow Desktop Audio Interface For Music Creators
SCOTTS VALLEY, CA • January 16th, 2018 — Universal Audio, a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is proud to introduce the Arrow Thunderbolt 3 audio interface for Mac and Windows — now available in stores worldwide. ARROW DESKTOP AUDIO INTERFACE Featuring two Unison mic preamps, Realtime UAD Plug-In Processing, and class-leading Universal Audio conversion, this portable 2×4 bus-powered Thunderbolt 3 audio interface provides a generous collection of UAD plug-ins to record album-quality vocals, guitars and more […]Read more →
JOIN THE UAD PLATFORM with NEVE,® API,® SSL,® & UA CLASSIC CONSOLE EMULATIONS — FREE!
JOIN THE UAD PLATFORM & GET THE WORLD’S MOST AUTHENTIC NEVE,® API,® SSL,® & UA CLASSIC CONSOLE EMULATIONS — FREE! Looking to get big analog console sound in the box? Buy and register any new UAD-2 DSP Accelerator between January 1st – March 31st, 2018 and you’ll get the world’s most authentic Neve, API, SSL and UA console emulation plug-ins for Mac and Windows — up to $1,196 in plug-ins — absolutely FREE! UAD-2 DSP Accelerators: The Authentic Sound of […]Read more →
HHB Canada Christmas Closing Hours Dec 2017
The HHB Canada office will be closed from Dec 22 through Jan 1 2018, re-opening on Tue Jan 2. Although the office will be closed, the sales and order inboxes will be monitored and orders will be written up during this time. Replies to requests however may be delayed. The HHB warehouse will be open and shipping orders through the holiday season, with the exception of Christmas and New Years Day. Contact HHB or your local Sales Rep for additional […]Read more →
Blue Black Friday Sale
From now November 23rd to November 27th SAVE on select products from Blue!Read more →
Mojave Black Friday Special!
From now until December 31, 2017 SAVE on your favourite Mojave Audio Microphones! MA-50 – Regular price is $645….on Sale for $580 (plus applicable taxes) MA-201 – Regular price is $920….on Sale for $820 (plus applicable taxes) MA-301 – Regular price is $1170….on Sale for $1040(plus applicable taxes) MA-200 – Regular price is $1430….on Sale for $1300 (plus applicable taxes) MA-300 – Regular price is $1690….on Sale for $1560 (plus applicable taxes) MA-1000 – Regular price is $3640….on Sale for $3380 (plus applicable taxes) […]Read more →
ADAM A7X Rebate Special!
Get 10% Back On A Pair Of ADAM AX Monitors! Commercially, 2017 has been the best year in ADAM Audio’s history — and we’d like to celebrate with a really special customer offer. The first 2017 customers to buy a pair of our AX studio monitors between October 1st & December 31st this year will have 10% of the purchase price refunded straight back to them! ADAM Audio’s high-performance, five-strong AX Series gives audio professionals a range of options and […]Read more →
Blue Microphones “Free For All” Sale!!!
From now until December 31, 2017 SAVE UP TO $399.99 on select Blue Mics! For a limited time, buy Hummingbird, en•CORE 100i, en•CORE 100 or en•CORE 200 microphones and get a second microphone of the same model for free. No minimum buy in, no mail-in rebate to worry about. TERMS AND CONDITIONS Limit 8 mics per customer (4 pairs). Products must be purchased as new from authorized, participating dealers worldwide. Cannot be transferred or combined with any other offers. Available only while […]Read more →
Buy any Apollo rackmount interface and turbo-charge it with a FREE UAD-2 Satellite
Buy any Apollo rackmount interface and turbo-charge it with a FREE UAD-2 Satellite DSP Accelerator — A $1295 (CAD) Value! – Ends Dec 31st, 2017 Don’t miss this special end-of-year opportunity to get a supercharged Apollo rack system. Buy and register any new Apollo rackmount interface (Apollo 8, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, or Apollo FireWire) through December 31st, 2017, and you’ll get a UAD-2 Satellite OCTO or QUAD DSP Accelerator — up to a $1295 (CAD) value — absolutely free! […]Read more →
Mojave Audio Autumn Sale
For the month of September save %10 off your favourite Mojave Microphone! Contact your local dealer for more information and pricing!Read more →
The Solid State Logic Mobile Truck Tour – Montreal and Toronto
The Solid State Logic AWS Truck is a custom-built mobile demonstration studio featuring two distinct music production systems: The AWS 948 Delta hybrid studio production console and a collection of SSL I/O and SuperAnalogueTM outboard processors. The Nucleus2 with a particular emphasis on its use in Dante-based multi-seat teaching labs. The truck’s acoustic treatment was designed by Russ Berger to provide a professional and comfortable listening environment for demonstrating SSL’s range of hybrid studio technology. The truck features the AWS 948 […]Read more →
HHB Canada is Moving!
HHB Canada is moving. Effective August 1, 2017, HHB Canada will be located at our new purpose built space at 2 Eastern Avenue. Here are the details: HHB Communications Canada Limited 2 Eastern Avenue, Mezzanine level Toronto Ontario M5A 1H3 (416) 867-9000 Please feel free to be in touch with any questions Dave Dysart President HHB Communications Canada Limited [email protected]Read more →
CEDAR Cambridge v11 nominated for a Resolution Award 2017!
The nominations for the Resolution Awards 2017 have been decided by a panel of industry experts and the CEDAR Cambridge system has been nominated in the Processor category. Writing to CEDAR to inform the company of the nomination, Resolution’s editor, Nigel Jopson wrote, “It’s great to see pro-audio manufacturers continuously improving their (already) high-end tools. [Resolution Reviewer] Bill Lacey told me that v11 is fantastic.” He continued, “These are prestigious awards that are judged by the best-informed readership in the […]Read more →
Universal Audio – Premium Studio Upgrade!!
PREMIUM STUDIO UPGRADE Buy a 6176 Vintage Channel Strip & Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator! Universal Audio’s 6176 Vintage Channel Strip combines the legendary tube warmth of the 610 Channel Strip with the punchy FET compression of the famed 1176LN, giving you a powerful tool that’s found in A-list studios around the world — used to record artists like Adele and Coldplay. Now, you can purchase a 6176 Vintage Channel Strip from an authorized UA retailer between July […]Read more →
Royer Labs R-101 SUMMER SALE!
Royer R-101 Summer Sale Royer Labs and HHB Canada are running a Summer Sale on the R101 Ribbon Microphone. From June 16 through August 31, special pricing is in effect for the R-101 as well as matched pairs of R101’s Royer R101 Summer Special. Cndn MAP $950-. (reg MAP is 1195-) Royer R101 Matched Pair Summer Special. Cndn MAP $1975-. (reg MAP is 2495-)Read more →
SSL Special Spring Offer – LMC + 500 Module Sale
HHB and SSL are running a special for the month of May. Purchase the SSL LMC+ 500 Series Listen Mic Compressor for $649.95 CAD – regular price is $925 CAD. Contact your local SSL reseller!!!Read more →
ADAM A7X: 7TH ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION
ADAM A7X: 7TH ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION This year is the 7th anniversary of the launch of the award-winning ADAM A7X. At ADAM Audio, we are celebrating with a photo competition, a User Of The Week promotion, and much more besides (see www.adam-audio.com/happy-birthday-a7x for full details). Since its introduction in 2010, the A7X has not only become our most popular studio monitor but also an industry standard upon which many users worldwide have come to rely. We are very grateful and would […]Read more →
Apollo Dream Studio Promotion and Save Big on UAD-2 DSP Accelerators!!
From April 1st through June 30th, customers who purchase any award-winning Apollo rackmount audio interface will be eligible for up to $3,500 of premium UAD plug-ins from Studer, Lexicon, AKG, Pultec, Fairchild, Teletronix, and more! You don’t have to do anything except tell your customers about this great promotion. Customers will be notified of this promotion when they register their new Apollo. If they already own one of the free plug-ins, they will be able to pick from a group […]Read more →
Important Message for Canadian Customers from HHB Canada
An Important Message from HHB Canada: We would like for our highly respected friends and customers to know that Audiobuy Canada is not an Authorized Dealer for any product that HHB Canada exclusively distributes in Canada. Protect your Warranty and Investment. Purchase from an Authorized Canadian Dealer!! Thank you. The HHB Canada TeamRead more →
Expo Scene 2017 in Montreal!!
Norman Verrall, Dave Misener, and Pierre Beaupre will be at Expo Scene 2017 in Montreal on April 12 and 13. Please come and see us at booth 760 where we will be showing ADAM Audio, Blue Microphones, Calrec, CEDAR Audio, Dan Dugan, Digital Audio Labs, Direct Out Technologies, Dynamount, Junger, Manley Labs, Merging Technologies, Mojave Audio, Royer Labs, Rupert Neve Designs, Solid State Logic, Townsend Labs, TAC Systems, and Universal Audio! http://www.citt.org/ExpoScene.htmlRead more →
Oscar With Love Sessions With Danny Greenspoon
To commemorate the 90th birthday of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson, Kelly Peterson announced a world premiere recording of never-before-heard original Oscar Peterson compositions. Multi-platinum award winning producer/engineer Danny Greenspoon, along with some of the most celebrated jazz musicians in the world, worked together to complete the project. Here is a short video overview of some of the equipment used during the sessions. Oscar With Love Sessions With Danny Greenspoon Oscar With Love Sessions With Danny GreenspoonTo commemorate the 90th […]Read more →
CEDAR DNS 2 wins the Cinema Audio Society Award
The CEDAR DNS 2 wins the Cinema Audio Society Award for the Outstanding Product for Production in 2017 21 February 2017 CEDAR Audio is delighted to announce that the CEDAR DNS 2 dialogue noise suppressor has been honoured by the Cinema Audio Society as the Outstanding Product for Production in 2017. CEDAR’s Managing Director, Gordon Reid says, “We are very proud that a CEDAR product has again won a CAS Award. Somebody once told me that winning one award can […]Read more →
Funk Hunters Remix Contest
HHB Canada has teamed up with our friends at SKIO Music to host a remix contest for “Word To Spread” by the Funk Hunters & Chali 2na. Show us what you can do with the stems and you could win official release on Westwood Recordings, a UAD Apollo Twin MKII, SUBPAC M2, iZotope plugins and more! Enter contest here —> https://skiomusic.com/r/BfTRead more →
Ask Audio Reviews the Mojave MA-1000 Vacuum Tube Microphone
Click here to read Ask Audio’s review of the Mojave MA-1000 Vacuum Tube Microphone: https://ask.audio/articles/review-mojave-ma1000-vacuum-tube-microphoneRead more →
Ask Audio Reviews the Rupert Neve Shelford 5052 Mic Pre/Inductor EQ
Click here to read Ask Audio’s Review of the Rupert Neve Shelford 5052 Mic Pre/Inductor EQ: https://ask.audio/articles/review-rupert-neve-shelford-5052-mic-preinductor-eqRead more →
Royer SF Series Rebate Promotion!!!
ROYER 2017 SF-SERIES REBATE! From February 15 through April 30, save on the world’s #1 ribbon microphone line. Royer’s first ever rebate on our SF-Series ribbon microphones! SF-2 $235.00 Rebate ($470.00 for matched pair) Mono phantom powered ribbon microphone for classical and choral applications SF-12 $265 Rebate ($530.00 for matched pair) Stereo Blumlein ribbon microphone SF-24 $400 Rebate ($800.00 for matched pair) Phantom Powered Stereo Blumlein ribbon microphone SF-24V $535 Rebate ($1070.00 for matched pair) Vacuum Tube Stereo Blumlein ribbon […]Read more →
Darren Vermaas at Audible Studios for Mojave
Darren Vermaas – Engineer at Audible Studios, part of Audible, Inc. – the worlds largest producer of downloadable audiobooks/spoken word content says,“I’m a huge proponent of the FET 201/301 and am constantly recommending these mics to my network of VO artists as well as engineers working from home studios. I truly believe they are one of the best VO mics on the market!”Read more →
New features for M.1K2 – LUA Scripting Engine and SFP.IO SMART I/O board
DirectOut has extended the capabilities of its successful M.1K2 scalable 16-port MADI routing system with the addition of two new functions – an LUA Scripting Engine and SFP.IO SMART I/O board. With the new LUA Scripting Engine, live and predefined function calls (e.g. salvos) can be configured using scripts triggered via definable hot buttons. This allows the unit to respond quickly and intuitively to critical circumstances, such as a system failure, and to implement complex command sequences. This development comes […]Read more →
Up and Down – Bidirectional SRC with 128 channels
Up and Down – Bidirectional SRC with 128 channels… At this year’s ISE in Amsterdam, DirectOut is pleased to introduce the MADI.9648 – a new sample rate converter tailored to environments requiring bidirectional low latency conversion of 128 audio channels between 96 kHz and 48 kHz. Visit the AVID Stand 7.V215 and see the new device integrated in the VENUE S6L system. You’ll be happy to discover the opportunities…Read more →
Nick Johnston and Kevin Dietz stopped by Universal Audio’s “Secret Hideout” NAMM 2017!
Nick Johnston and Kevin Dietz stopped by Universal Audio’s “Secret Hideout” NAMM 2017! Nick Johnston and Kevin Dietz stopped by Universal Audio's "Se… Nick Johnston and Kevin Dietz stopped by Universal Audio's "Secret Hideout" NAMM 2017!Nick is playing his signature guitar from Schecter:http://www.schecterguitars.com/international/custom-shop/usa-product-collection/nick-johnston-traditional-2017-01-04-detailKevin is using the brand new Apollo Twin MKII on a PC laptop:http://hhbcanada.com/endorsees/kevin-dietz/Video shot by Dave Misener.#NickJohnston #KevinDietz #UniversalAudio #Apollo #ApolloTwin #Schecter #HHBCanada Posted by HHB Canada on Thursday, February 2, 2017 Nick is playing his signature guitar […]Read more →
WWE Relies Upon CEDAR’s Dialogue Noise Suppressors
With 10 tour buses, 16 equipment trucks, two new TV trucks and a crew of 120, WWE is one of the largest shows in the world, and has incredibly complex audio requirements. With dozens of audio feeds being split for simultaneous in-house PA and live broadcasting, backstage recording and more, all being mixed in different ways depending upon the destination, problems such as generator noise, crowd noise, and the inevitable buzzes and hums have to be eliminated instantly with complete […]Read more →
Congratulations to the 32nd Annual TEC Award Winners!
Congratulations to the 32nd Annual TEC Award Winners! We are pleased to announce that our friends and partners at SSL, Rupert Neve Designs, and Universal Audio walked away winners! Ancillary Equipment | Rupert Neve Designs Rnhp: Precision Headphone Amplifier Microphone Preamplifiers | Rupert Neve Designs Shelford 5052 Computer Audio Hardware | Universal Audio Apollo Twin Usb Interface Small Format Console Technology | Solid State Logic Sigma Delta Large Format Console Technology | Solid State Logic System T See the full […]Read more →
32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards Nominations
We are incredibly proud of all of our suppliers who are nominated in the category of Technical Achievement at the 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards! ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT Rupert Neve Designs RNHP: Precision Headphone Amplifier COMPUTER AUDIO HARDWARE Universal Audio Apollo Twin USB Interface LARGE FORMAT CONSOLE TECHNOLOGY Solid State Logic System T MICROPHONES – RECORDING Blue Microphones Bottle Mic Locker Mojave Audio MA-1000 Signature Series SIGNAL PROCESSING HARDWARE CEDAR Audio Ltd DNS 2 Dialogue Noise Suppressor Manley Nu Mu SIGNAL […]Read more →
New Apollo Twin MkII
New Apollo Twin MkII Audio Interface for Mac and Windows Systems Now Shipping – Apollo Twin MkII delivers next-generation sound quality with Unison Technology, Realtime UAD Processing, UAD-2 QUAD processing, talkback functionality and improved monitoring functions to Mac and Windows users over Thunderbolt SCOTTS VALLEY, CA * January 18, 2017 – Universal Audio, a leading manufacturer of professional audio recording hardware and software, is proud to announce that Apollo Twin MkII – a ground-up redesign of the world’s most popular […]Read more →
DirectOut enhances scope of M.1K2 MADI Routing System
DirectOut enhances scope of M.1K2 MADI Routing System DirectOut has extended the capabilities of its successful M.1K2 scalable 16-port MADI routing system with the addition of two new functions – an LUA Scripting Engine and SFP.IO SMART I/O board. With the new LUA Scripting Engine, live and predefined function calls (e.g. salvos) can be configured using scripts triggered via definable hot buttons. This allows the unit to respond quickly and intuitively to critical circumstances, such as a system failure, and […]Read more →
ADAM Audio Introduces The S Series
ADAM AUDIO INTRODUCES THE S SERIES RANGE OF STUDIO MONITORS ADAM Audio is proud to announce the introduction of the S Series, their new flagship range of nearfield, midfield and main studio monitors for audio recording and production professionals. The result of classic ADAM craftsmanship combined with the latest engineering innovation, modern materials and advanced DSP, the new 3rd generation S Series range of montiors offers stunning clarity, low distortion, new woofer and mid-range driver designs and the debut of […]Read more →
New Livemix CS-SOLO
NEW PRODUCT AND FEATURES AT NAMM The Livemix CS-DUO revolutionized personal mixing by offering two mixers in one unit. But in some cases, the musician is not close to another musician or an engineer uses MirrorMix from the mix position to help users on stage get perfect mixes. We are incredibly excited to announce the Livemix CS-SOLO single user personal mixer at NAMM in Anaheim this week! The CS-SOLO has all the capabilities that made the CS-DUO the most feature […]Read more →
FOH Magazine Chats with Remote Recording Pioneer Guy Charbonneau
A Chat with Remote Recording Pioneer Guy Charbonneau “If you happen to know something about recording great music live, then one step through the doors of the legendary remote recording studio, Le Mobile, is all it will take for you to be transported into a completely different realm. A formidable electronics heaven that was built slowly over time, Le Mobile is the place where the best of the old has been combined with the best of the new in ways […]Read more →
An Exceptionally Successful 2016 for UNAMAS and Mick Sawaguchi
An Exceptionally Successful 2016 for UNAMAS and Mick Sawaguchi Merging equipment helps to win award and develop 9.1 catalog Tokyo, Japan, January 2017: Mick Sawaguchi is a highly-respected figure Japan’s music recording world. He has always been interested in new techniques and has been a great advocate of surround music over many years. Recently, starting in 2014, his recordings have moved to 9.1 which is the configuration suggested as ideal for music by Auro 3D. In doing so, Mick-san has […]Read more →
HHB Canada at NAMM 2017
Please join HHB Canada at NAMM 2017 Dave Dysart, Dave Misener, Brian Hogue, and Dave Firby from HHB Canada will be attending NAMM 2017 in Anaheim California. If you wish to setup an appointment please send an email to the following: Dave Dysart – [email protected] Dave Misener – [email protected] Brian Hogue – [email protected] Dave Firby – [email protected] Looking forward to seeing you there!Read more →
All Access UAD Analog – Save up to $500
All-Access UAD Analog Save up to $500 on UAD-2 DSP Accelerators! Ends March 31st, 2017. Looking to start mixing with the authentic sound of analog? Then you won’t want to miss this special promotion. Save big on UAD-2 DSP Accelerators through March 31st, 2017 – and inject rich, three-dimensional “out-of-the-box” analog sound to your in-the-box mixes. UAD plug-ins faithfully capture the sound and behavior of classic analog equipment from Neve, Studer, Ampex, API, Fender, and more. Powered by UAD-2 DSP […]Read more →
Happy Holidays from HHB Canada!
Townsend Labs Exclusively Distributed in Canada by HHB
HHB Canada is proud to announce the exclusive Canadian distribution of Townsend Labs products. Learn more about the revolutionary Sphere Precision Microphone Modeling System here.Read more →
CEDAR DNS 2 is Highly Commended at the IABM Peter Wayne Awards
The CEDAR DNS 2 is Highly Commended at the IABM Peter Wayne Awards Clive Osborn receives the Highly Commended Award at the IABM Annual Awards dinner 2 December 2016 UK: The CEDAR DNS 2 has been Highly Commended at the IABM’s Peter Wayne Awards ceremony for design and innovation. As a previous Design & Innovation Award Winner it was put forward but, says CEDAR Audio’s Sales Director, Clive Osborn, “we never imagined that we would come away with another award, […]Read more →
CEDAR DNS 2 nominated for a Peter Wayne Award for Design & Innovation
The CEDAR DNS 2 has been put forward for a Peter Wayne Award for Design & Innovation 1 December 2016 UK: As the winner of an IABM Design & Innovation Award, the CEDAR DNS 2 has been put forward for the prestigious Peter Wayne Award for Design & Innovation. This award was inaugurated by the IABM in 1990 in memory of a former Deputy Chairman of the Association. Judged by a panel of renowned specialists, it’s presented to just one […]Read more →
Modern Vocal Production With Tawgs Salter
Modern Vocal Production With Tawgs Salter Monday, November 28, 7:00-8:30 PM at Long & McQuade 3180 Mainway Drive Burlington, ON 905-319-3330 Vocal production has been evolving with the changes in recording technology. The growing range of processing and recording options to produce a polished radio-ready modern vocal can seem overwhelming. Join us to learn about production techniques used by producer Tawgs Salter on radio ready hits from artists like Serena Ryder, Walk Off the Earth, Lights, Josh Groban, and Scott […]Read more →
SSL XL Desk Black Friday Special
SSL XL Desk Black Friday Special From Nov 25 through Dec 2, 2016, SSL are making a very special offer on the XL Desk. Buy an XL Desk at the special Canadian Price of $27250.00, (plus shipping) and get any 8 SSL 500 Series Modules for FREE, (excluding the 500 Series Buss Compressor). Contact [email protected] or your local reseller for more information. Supplies are limited.Read more →
SSL X Rack Black Friday Special
SSL X Rack Black Friday Special From Nov 25 through Dec 2, 2016, SSL are making a very special offer on the Mynx 2-slot chassis as well as selected X Rack modules: SSL Mynx – Reg. Price $799.95, Black Friday Special $399.95 SSL X Rack Stereo Dynamics module – Reg. Price $1895.00, Black Friday Special $1350.00 SSL X Rack 4K Dynamics module – Reg. Price $1395.00, Black Friday Special $995.00 SSL X Rack Dynamics module (9K) – Reg. Price $1395.00, […]Read more →
3D Panning from Merging rings a Bell
3D Panning from Merging rings a Bell Canada’s leading multimedia company is planning for the future Puidoux, October 2016: The topic of immersive or 3D audio has captured a lot of headlines recently, but how is this relevant to broadcast? The success of Dolby Atmos, Auro 3D and other cinema formats has stimulated the public’s appetite for a more involving sound experience and sooner or later, this has to have an impact on broadcasting. A number of broadcasters have already […]Read more →
Jim Cuddy’s Perfect Mojave Fit
Iconic Canadian band Blue Rodeo recently recorded their new album 1000 Arms at their Wood Shed Studio. They utilized the new Mojave MA-1000 tube microphone to record Jim Cuddy’s vocals. “The Mojave Audio MA 1000 was a perfect fit for my voice. It smoothed out any irregular frequencies and is honest and sonorous. I used it on every song of our new record. Bravo” – Jim CuddyRead more →
Calrec’s new training tutorials
Calrec’s new training tutorials launch Brio users off the starting blocks Calrec’s new Brio tutorial videos help users get up to speed quickly. HEBDEN BRIDGE, U.K. – 7 November 2016 – Calrec Audio has launched a series of tutorial videos to demonstrate just how easy the all-new Brio console is to use and to help Brio owners get up to speed quickly. Calrec Audio’s Brio is the most powerful and compact digital broadcast audio console in its class. At […]Read more →
Merging Technologies PT 64 Card Promotion
Recently, Avid announced some significant changes in how they package ProTools HD software. The end user no longer needs to purchase expensive HD bundles that included Avid hardware to get access to the fully featured HD software. ProTools HD is now available as a software only purchase. Also, Avid now support Third Party DigiLink I/O’s via the purchase of a one time, $395- Cndn License. HHB Canada and Merging Technologies are running a promotion from now until Dec 31 2016 […]Read more →
IMSTA Festa Toronto – Saturday, October 15, 2016
Visit us at IMSTA Festa 2016 in Toronto Please join us in Room 35 (3rd Floor) RTA School of Media at Ryerson where we will be doing hands on demos with products from Royer Labs, Mojave Audio, ADAM Audio, Manley Labs, Rupert Neve Designs, Solid State Logic, Blue Microphones, Dynamount, and Universal Audio. Don’t Miss our Seminars This year we are pleased to present two incredible, interactive and informative seminars. “Universal Audio – Mixing in The Box with Michael Phillip […]Read more →
ROYER LABS R-121 & SLING-SHOCK PACKAGE
Royer Labs Special Bundle From now until October 31, Royer Labs and HHB are offering a special bundle that includes the iconic Royer R121 ribbon microphone and the patented Royer RSM-SS1 Slingshock shockmount. Regular Canadian MAP on this bundle is $2125.00. The special reduced MAP is $1899.95. Please contact [email protected] for dealer details.Read more →
Coming Up – Monday October 3rd, UA Users Group – Vancouver
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SAVE 40% OFF BLUE enCORE MICROPHONES – SUMMER ENCORE SALE 2016!
SAVE 40% OFF enCORE MICROPHONES! For a limited time while supplies last, get 40% off enCORE 100 and enCORE 200 handheld microphones. Only at authorized participating dealers, terms and conditions apply.Read more →
Choir Choir Choir feat. Rufus Wainwright!
1500 singers came to Luminato Festival at the Hearn Generating Station in Toronto. Daveed + Nobu (AKA DaBu) taught them back up parts to Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, then Rufus Wainwright joined them on stage to sing lead.Universal Audio and Royer Labs were also in attendance! Byron Wong sent us this lovely message: It was a very very hard thing to capture due to all of the rules and regulations and we had extremely limited time, one of the most difficult […]Read more →
Universal Audio – Complete Studio Upgrade!
Purchase a new UA 4-710d Tone-Blending Mic Preamp and you’ll get a UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator – absolutely FREE! From July 1st through September 30th, purchase a new 4-710d Tone-Blending Mic Preamp and you’ll get a UAD-2 QUAD Core PCIe Card or UAD-2 Satellite QUAD Core (Thunderbolt or FireWire) DSP Accelerator with the included Analog Classics Plus Plug-In Bundle – absolutely FREE! The Universal Audio 4-710d Four-Channel Tone-Blending Mic Preamp combines the warm, retro tone of a tube preamp with […]Read more →
RNHP Precision Headphone Amplifier
Whether you’re tracking, mixing, or just listening to music, your headphone amplifier is as important to the final sound quality as your headphones – yet the world is full of headphone amps with compromised sonics, headroom, and power. To address these shortcomings, Rupert and his team at Rupert Neve Designs have developed the RNHP. Rupert Neve Precision Headphone AmplifierRead more →
ROYER R-121 AND SLINGSHOCK BUNDLE
From now until July 4, Royer Labs and HHB are offering a special bundle that includes the iconic Royer R121 ribbon microphone and the patented Royer RSM-SS1 Slingshock shockmount.Read more →
CEDAR DNS 2 Portable Dialogue Noise Suppressor
In response to the many requests for a ‘2-channel DNS 8 Live’ (which we began receiving almost from the moment that we announced the DNS 8 Live itself) CEDAR undertook to find out what people really wanted from such a device. It soon became clear that this was not simply fewer channels, but something much smaller, lighter, and more portable that could be used on location as well as in the studio or edit suite. So they developed the DNS […]Read more →
HHB Canada at Expo Scene 2016 in Montreal
Please join HHB Canada at Expo Scene at Palais des congres in Montreal on May 2nd and 3rd. Come by for a demo and say hello to Norman Verrall, Dave Misener, Pierre Beaupre, and Hugo Chevrette. This year we are showing products by: ADAM Audio Blue Microphones CEDAR Audio Digital Audio Labs Direct Out Technologies Junger Audio Manley Laboratories Merging Technologies Mojave Audio Rupert Neve Designs Universal Audio Looking forward to seeing everyone!Read more →
HHB Canada at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas
Dave Dysart, Norman Verrall, and Dave Firby will be attending this year’s NAB conference in Las Vegas. The booth numbers for our suppliers below: Calrec C1745 CEDAR C1639 Direct Out (at Joseph Electronics) C6648 Dan Dugan C6706 Junger C2333 Merging C1839 Solid State Logic C2627Read more →
Universal Audio Users Group – Producing and Mixing Drums April 21st
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ADAM Audio 2.1 – Spring Special
HHB and ADAM Audio are pleased to announce 4 special 2.1 bundles. 4 separate pairs of ADAM monitors will be available bundled with a matched ADAM subwoofer for a package price. This promotion is running now through June 30, 2016 and is available from select ADAM Audio dealers. 2.1 Benefits – Lower bass not louder bass. Unless of course you need louder bass for hype – Max SPL hype for clients/talent. The subwoofer relieves the satellite of bass duties so […]Read more →
Blue Songbirds Spring Sale – 2016
SAVE $75 OFF BLUE MICS! Inspiration can come from unexpected places. For a limited time only, buy a pair of Bluebird or Hummingbird condenser microphones and get $75 off! More Info HereRead more →
Apollo Rack + FREE SSL Console & Tape Emulation Plug-Ins!
Now through June 30th, 2016, purchase and register any new Apollo rackmount audio interface and you’ll be able to turn your workstation into a virtual SSL analog studio – with free plug-ins from SSL and Universal Audio.Read more →
Universal Audio “Apollo – Satellite” Promotion 2015
February 10, 2016 A note to all Canadian Clients who purchased Universal Audio Apollos during the 2015 Q4 Promotion, and are awaiting their free UAD-2 Quad Satellite. Due to the overwhelming success of the promotion, it is taking longer than expected for Universal Audio to supply the promotional product to HHB Canada for distribution to Canadian clients. We understand your frustration, and are working closely with UA to rectify the problem. We ask that you please be patient a little […]Read more →
HHB Celebrates 40th Anniversary!!
2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of HHB Communications, which was founded on 1 February 1976 starting as a local live sound company. For 40 years, HHB has occupied a unique position in the professional audio industry. Much more than simply a reseller, HHB offers customers the highest levels of specialist advice and technical support, counting the world’s leading broadcasters, recording studios, post-production facilities and educational establishments as customers, while major manufacturers have appointed HHB in various capacities […]Read more →
NAMM 2016: TEC Awards winners announced!
HHB Canada would like to congratulate all of the nominees and winners of the 2016 TEC Awards at NAMM. This year our friends/partners came away with 11 nominations, winning 5 out of the 23 awards! Here is the full list of winners: AMPLIFICATION HARDWARE – STUDIO & SOUND REINFORCEMENT Antelope Audio / Satori Monitoring Controller ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT Rupert Neve Designs / RNDI: Active Transformer Direct Interface AUDIO APPS FOR SMARTPHONES & TABLETS PreSonus / Notion 2 for iOS COMPUTER AUDIO […]Read more →
HHB Canada will be heading to NAMM 2016 in Anaheim, California from Wednesday January 20th until Sunday January 24th. For appointments please contact one of the following HHB Canada reps: Dave Dysart (president) – [email protected] Dave Misener (product specialist) – [email protected] Brian Hogue (Ontario) – [email protected] Pierre Beaupre (Quebec) – [email protected] Dave Firby (Western Canada) – [email protected] If you are attending NAMM, please take the opportunity to visit our suppliers: ADAM -Booth 6314 (Hall A) ATC -Booth 6945 (Hall A) […]Read more →
Get API, Studer & Manley Plug-Ins FREE when you buy any UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator Card!
Get API, Studer & Manley Plug-Ins FREE when you buy any UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator Card! Ends March 31st, 2016. There’s never been a better time to supercharge your productions with a UAD-2 OCTO DSP Accelerator – Universal Audio’s most powerful plug-in processor – and start mixing with the finest analog emulation plug-ins in the world. No coupons or redemption codes are necessary. The plug-ins will be automatically added to your account once you register your new UAD-2 OCTO DSP […]Read more →
Buy an Apollo Rackmount Interface – How to get your Promo Satellite!
We’ve been getting A LOT of calls and emails from dealers and customers asking how the customer will get their free promotional Satellite Quad (TB and FireWire) from Universal Audio. (promotion ends on December 31st) Buy a rack mount Universal Audio Apollo from any authorized Canadian UA Dealer. MUST BE PURCHASED IN CANADA Register the Apollo online (this may require creating an account if you are a new customer with UA). UA collects the email from each person that registers […]Read more →
Buy an Apollo Rackmount Interface and Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD Satellite (Thunderbolt or Firewire)
Buy an Apollo Rackmount Interface and Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD Satellite – A $1395 (CAD) Value! Looking to build a professional Apollo + UAD-2 recording system? Then you won’t want to miss this special end-of-year promotion. Just buy and register any new Apollo rackmount interface (Apollo 8, Apollo 8p, Apollo 16, or Apollo FireWire) through December 31st, 2015, and you’ll get a UAD-2 QUAD Satellite DSP Accelerator – Thunderbolt or FireWire – absolutely free! Award-winning Apollo interfaces deliver world-class […]Read more →
ADAM Audio Soundtrack Competition – Win a pair of special edition A77X monitors!
What is the ADAM Audio Soundtrack Competition about? ADAM Audio is giving away a pair of custom-made special edition ADAM Audio A77X monitors as the Grand Prize in this competition. Only one pair of these special edition Audio A77X monitors will be made worldwide. Other contestants will have the opportunity to win a number of other prizes including a pair of A7X monitors (Second Place prize), a pair of F7 monitors (Third Place prize) and a pair of F5 monitors […]Read more →
Manley Labs Rebate Promotion – October 1st to December 31st, 2015
From October 1st to December 31st, 2015 get cashback on your next Manley purchase! Variable Mu $295 VoxBox $295 Reference Cardioid Microphone $195 Reference Gold Microphone $375 Dual Mono Mic Preamp $195 TNT Mic Preamp $195 SLAM! $475 CORE $135 FORCE $135 International Manley Rebate Form_Q4_2015 Mail to: Manley Labs Rebate Promotion – c/o HHB Communications Canada Limited, 260 King St East, suite 205 Toronto, Ontario Canada M5A 4L5. DO NOT mail to Manley Labs in California, it will not […]Read more →
NAMM TEC Award nominees announced!
Congratulations to all of the nominees for the NAMM TEC Awards. HHB Canada distributed brands are represented in 9 of 23 categories this year!! Ancillary Equipment – Rupert Neve Designs RND DI Computer Audio Hardware – Universal Audio Apollo 8p and UAD 2 Thunderbolt Satellite Large Format Console Technology – Solid State Logic XL Desk Microphone Preamplifiers – Manley Labs Manley Force Microphone Recording – Blue Microphones Hummingbird Royer Labs R-122 MKII Signal Processing Hardware (500 Series Modules) – Solid […]Read more →
UNIVERSAL AUDIO INTRODUCES NEW APOLLO TWIN USB FOR WINDOWS!!
UNIVERSAL AUDIO INTRODUCES NEW APOLLO TWIN USB FOR WINDOWS Apollo Twin USB reinvents desktop recording by delivering legendary analog studio sound, feel, and flow to music creators everywhere. This 2×6 USB 3 audio interface for Windows-based machines (Windows 7 and 8) combines the impeccable 24/192 kHz audio conversion of Universal Audio’s acclaimed Apollo series with onboard Realtime UAD Processing and Unison technology – a breakthrough in classic mic preamp emulation. […]Read more →
Trade In your console or controller towards a new SSL!
Get a trade-in of up to $15,000 and own an SSL. In conjunction with a limited selection of participating SSL resellers, Solid State Logic is offering a trade-in of up to $15,000 for audio consoles or DAW controllers which meet a simple set of basic criteria. Trade-ins are available on purchases of the following SSL products; X-Desk, Nucleus, XL-Desk, Matrix2 and AWS .*Maximum trade-in values apply The process is very simple; you give us the model number, age and some […]Read more →
SSL Special Offer – While quantities last!
Whilst limited stocks last: Buy an SSL Sigma, get a free 500 format Stereo Bus Compressor Module… and bring some SSL mixdown magic into your own hybrid studio. Sigma is the unique DAW automated analogue summing engine designed for the DAW user that seeks the legendary big sound of anSSL console while retaining the convenience of working in the box, The Stereo Bus Compressor from the 1980’s G-Series analogue console is an audio production legend. It is a simple unit […]Read more →
5 time Grammy winner, Mark Donahue, talks about Merging Technologies
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Rupert Neve Designs 10th Anniversary Contest!
This summer marks the 10th anniversary of Rupert Neve Designs – happy birthday to us! To celebrate these past ten years since Mr. Rupert Neve founded the company in Wimberley, Texas, we will be giving away three glorious prizes: THIRD PRIZE Our first standalone direct interface, the RNDI. SECOND PRIZE Our acclaimed 500-Series mic preamp, the 511. FIRST PRIZE Our flagship channel strip, the Portico II Channel. To make this contest more interesting, we want to find out YOUR favorite […]Read more →
New from Blue Microphones- Bottle Rocket Mic Locker!!
OWN THE ULTIMATE MIC LOCKER Like having an entire mic locker in a single package, Bottle Rocket Mic Locker gives you Blue’s acclaimed Bottle Rocket Stage One plus four of the world’s most classic microphone capsules that you can swap in and out to get the perfect sound, every time, for any vocal or instrument type. Housed in a custom designed SKB hard shell case, Bottle Rocket Mic Locker delivers the ultimate power to choose the right mic sounds to […]Read more →
HHB Canada – Broadcast and Systems Division
Press Release – For Immediate Release HHB Canada – Broadcast and Systems Division HHB Canada has appointed Norman Verrall to manage a newly created Broadcast and System Division, effective July 1 2015. The new Broadcast and Systems Division is an integral part of HHB Canada focused on the needs of the Broadcast, Live Sound, Install, House of Worship and Production industries. The Broadcast and Systems Division will draw upon HHB Canada’s wide range of products and provide a focused, unique […]Read more →
Premium Studio Upgrade from Universal Audio
PREMIUM STUDIO UPGRADE Buy a 6176 Vintage Channel Strip & Get a FREE UAD-2 QUAD DSP Accelerator with Plug-Ins! Hurry, offer ends September 30th, 2015. By combining the legendary tube warmth of the 610 microphone preamp with the signature FET compression of the 1176LN compressor, Universal Audio’s 6176 Vintage Channel Strip gives you a powerful tool for tracking and mixing that’s found in A-list studios around the world, including artists like Adele and Coldplay. Now, purchase a 6176 Vintage Channel […]Read more →
Merging Technologies – Ovation 6!
June 2015: Ovation 6 now brings the power of an integrated 3D rendering engine, for use with both replayed sounds and an almost limitless number of live inputs. Matched with the feature set that has made it famous and seen it used on some of the world’s most important events has created an unbeatable combination. The 3D engine now in Ovation is set to completely change the way AV installers and live events production staff will plan their coming projects. […]Read more →
New – Royer 122 MKII from Royer Labs!
From Royer Labs: In 2002 we introduced the R-122, the world’s first phantom powered, active ribbon microphone. It was a revolutionary development in ribbon mics, combining impedance matching circuitry with condenser-like output levels that allowed the R-122 to be used on even the quietest sound sources. It also allowed the mic to be paired to virtually any preamplifier. The R-122 MKll takes the R-122 to a whole new level, delivering unprecedented flexibility for ribbons via the addition of a switchable […]Read more →
HHB Communications becomes exclusive distributor for Adam Audio in Canada
HHB Communications becomes exclusive distributor for Adam Audio in Canada Toronto Ontario Canada – HHB Canada is very pleased to announce the exclusive distribution of Adam Audio in Canada. This announcement is effective May 1, 2015 Adam Audio was founded in March 1999 in Berlin Germany. Since then the company has been developing, manufacturing and distributing loudspeakers in the field of Professional Audio. From the very beginning the company has adopted the use of the ART (Accelerated Ribbon Technology) tweeter […]Read more →
Apollo Interfaces Basic Setup and Recording With Fab Dupont!
AskAudio Review – BLA White Sparrow ADC
Here’s a great review of the Black Lion Audio White Sparrow MKII AD Converter. http://www.askaudiomag.com/articles/review-black-lion-audio-sparrow-mkii-whiteRead more →
Universal Audio Introduces Their New Apollo Expanded Software
The announcement of Apollo Expanded is, without a doubt, the biggest evolution for the award-winning Apollo interface since its introduction in 2012. Apollo Expanded provides Mac users “mix and match” operation between Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo audio interfaces, as well as new plug-in types and Console 2.0, which features over 25 new user-requested features. Note that Console 2.0 will be coming for Apollo FireWire (Mac and Windows) by Fall 2015. Now, users of Thunderbolt-equipped Apollo Twin, Apollo DUO, Apollo QUAD, and Apollo […]Read more →
There were lots of new and exciting product announcements from HHB Canada’s partners at NAMM 2015! Here’s some of the highlights. SSL: VHD Pre Module for 500 format racks- LOS ANGELES – 2015 NAMM Show (Booth #6900) – “Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the release of the VHD Pre Module for the popular 500 format modular rack platform. The release makes the uniquely versatile VHD based preamp technology […]Read more →