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  1. Universal Audio's LUNA 1.2 Delivers Control Surface Support & Sidechaining

    Universal Audio's LUNA 1.2 Delivers Control Surface Support & Sidechaining
    Since its release in April 2020, Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System has been adopted by music creators all over the world. The free software enables users to track, mix and master in an environment that seamlessly integrates with Universal Audio's interfaces, plug-ins, software instruments and more. Today, Universal Audio is unleashing the latest update for the LUNA Recording System with LUNA v1.2. This version of the recording software introduces control surface support and sidechain integration. What does that mean for all you LUNA users out there? Let's get into it! Continue reading →
  2. Universal Audio Brings New API Console Experience To LUNA Recording System

    Universal Audio Brings New API Console Experience To LUNA Recording System
    API consoles hold a special place in recording lore. Countless classics bear the brand's sonic punch and color, including Fleetwood Mac's Rumours and Prince's Purple Rain. Universal Audio has just announced that it will be making the API console experience more widely available to a new generation of music makers via the LUNA API Vision Console Emulation Bundle ($699). In case you've missed out, Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System is a new platform for recording, mixing and mastering that integrates seamlessly with Apollo interfaces. There are loads of features that add to your workflow and improve speed, not to mention, it's free for Thunderbolt Mac users! Universal Audio has been dropping new extension bundles featuring emulations and virtual instruments and today's API announcement is one of the most exciting yet. Continue reading →
  3. Exploration: LUNA Lands With Second Installment On Mixing

    Exploration: LUNA Lands With Second Installment On Mixing
    In the first installment of Exploration: LUNA, the team at Trace Horse Recording Studio tracked a song by singer/songwriter Carl Anderson using Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System. The video showcases the smooth integration between LUNA and Apollo interfaces, while also offering an A/B comparison of UAD emulations and the analog gear the plug-ins are based on. Exploration: LUNA is now back for Part 2 and this time we're talking all about the mix. Trace Horse house engineer Scottie Prudhoe is mixing Carl's track "I'll Wait" and offering you an in-depth overview of the UAD plug-ins he's using in his process. You'll also get a firsthand look at how the LUNA Recording System's built-in summing and integrated multi-track tape can be used to your advantage. Continue reading →
  4. Vintage King & Universal Audio Launch Exploration: LUNA Video Series

    Vintage King & Universal Audio Launch Exploration: LUNA Video Series
    Vintage King and Universal Audio have teamed up with Trace Horse Recording Studio for a new three-part video series titled Exploration: LUNA. Throughout the series, Trace Horse's Preston Cochran and Scottie Prudhoe will showcase how to record, mix and master a song using Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System. The fun doesn't stop there though... No, we're just getting started. Trace Horse Recording Studio has an immaculate collection of analog recording gear featuring the best of the best. The crown jewel of the studio's set-up is a vintage Neve 8014 recording console that was refurbished and modded by the Vintage King Tech Shop. In this video series, we will be comparing how close UAD emulations get to the real thing, including A/Bing LUNA's built-in Neve summing with tracks summed through the Neve 8014. Continue reading →
  5. What's New In The Latest Update To Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System

    What's New In The Latest Update To Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System
    It's been over a year since Universal Audio launched the LUNA Recording System and music creators everywhere are taking advantage of this fantastic software. If you haven't checked out LUNA for yourself and are a Mac user with a Thunderbolt Apollo interface, you can download it for free right here. Universal Audio has remained busy updating LUNA; adding new features, improving existing ones and fixing any issues users may have been having. In order to keep you current with each new version of the software, we've decided to create a running tab of every change made when an update becomes available. Continue below to find out what's new in Version 1.2, which was released on September 15, 2021. Continue reading →
  6. Buyer's Guide: DAW Software

    Buyer's Guide: DAW Software
    The single most important tool in most modern studios isn’t a microphone or a console, it’s your DAW software. Programs like Pro Tools, Logic, and Ableton make it easy to create music, work collaboratively with others, and export tracks that are ready for public consumption. But with so many options to choose from, it can be tricky to know which one is right for you. That’s why we put together this Buyer’s Guide to help you find the perfect DAW to fit your workflow and budget. Let's start by looking at what exactly DAW  software does and learn a little bit about the history of recording and mixing software. Continue reading →
  7. Universal Audio's Lev Perrey Answers Your Questions About LUNA

    Universal Audio's Lev Perrey Answers Your Questions About LUNA
    Earlier this week, we reached out to our social media followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, asking them what questions they had about Universal Audio's LUNA recording system. Well, surprise, surprise, Universal Audio officially launched LUNA yesterday and made it available for download. Despite his busy schedule on launch day, Universal Audio's Director of Product Management Lev Perrey took the time to answer all of your burning questions about the brand's latest release. Watch below to check out our in-depth interview with Lev, and if you want more information about LUNA, we've got you covered here. Continue reading →
  8. Five Reasons You Should Download Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System Right Now

    Five Reasons You Should Download Universal Audio's LUNA Recording System Right Now
    Universal Audio has just launched its new LUNA Recording System. The application is free and available to download right here for Mac users with Thunderbolt Apollo and Arrow interfaces . Whether you've been curious about LUNA or don't know the first thing about it, we've got everything you need in this blog. First things first, what is it? Universal Audio describes LUNA as a "music creation, recording, and analog-style production system." Essentially, LUNA is your new home base for recording, editing, and mixing, one that flows seamlessly with Universal Audio Thunderbolt-equipped interfaces in a way like never before. Continue reading →
  9. Universal Audio Unveils New LUNA Recording System

    Universal Audio Unveils New LUNA Recording System
    This morning at the 2020 NAMM Show, Universal Audio announced a Spring launch for the new LUNA Recording System. This is the beloved hardware and software manufacturer's first foray into the world of DAWs. It will be available for free to owners of Thunderbolt-equipped rackmount Apollo Xs, Apollo Twin X (DUO and QUAD), Apollo x4 , and Arrow interfaces (Mac only). What can you expect from LUNA? Users will be treated to a full-featured creative suite for recording that follows an analog-style production system. Additionally, the DAW will feature built-in Neve summing, tape emulation, and new software-based instruments. Let's go further into detail and break down some of the specifics of what we know so far. Continue reading →

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