All week we will be running special in-store only offers and promotions with lots of demonstrations and workshops. But for the ultimate dose of hi-tech gear, come along on Saturday 21st October for the special expo day!
Hi-Tech Expo Day: Saturday 21st October
Come in store to check out the latest recording and synthesizer technology, and chat to the brands you know and love. Loads of goodies to be given away, great seminars and workshops and special in-store deals.
Thousands of pounds worth of prizes to be won including:
- Universal Audio Apollo Twin Duo
- Aston Microphones - Origin mic & Shadow
- Native Instruments Komplete 11
- Propellerheads Reason 9.5
- Audient iD14 interface
- AVID Pro Tools software
- Ableton Live 9 Suite
- Novation Bass Station 2
- Toontrack Superior Drummer 3
- iZotope Ozone
- Roland TR-09 drum machine
- Beyerdynamic DT770pro
- Dreadbox Synth
- KRK RP5 Studio Monitors
- Arturia Keystep
Some of these prizes require you to attend specific workshops, others you can win just by chatting to the brands
Seminar Timings - Main Seminar Room
10.30am Getting starting with recording and producing your own music – Steinberg
Steinberg will be running through the basics of computer recording, and what you need to know to start making great recordings.
11.45am Mic'ing up and recording drums - Audient and DPA
Techniques and equipment for recording high quality drum tracks.
1.00pm Aston microphones and the Halo reflection filter
Everything you wanted to know about UK brand Aston.
1.30pm Pro Tools: cloud collaboration / AVID S3 control surface
AVID will be demonstrating the versatile S3 controller and discussing how to collaborate on line with Pro Tools.
2.30pm Advanced Drum Production with Superior Drummer 3 – Toontrack
A chance to check out the latest flagship drum software from Toontrack, featuring 11.1 surround sound, incredibly detailed kits and drum replacement tools.
3.00pm Mastering with iZotope Ozone
Get your head around mastering with one of the most comprehensive software packages available.
3.30pm Choosing the right mic for studio or live - Sontronics
Local company Sontronics take us through microphone selection.
4.00pm Mixing masterclass with Ali Staton and Universal Audio (FULLY BOOKED)
Ali has mixed countless records as a producer and mix engineer. In this special seminar he will be running us through an entire mix from start to finish with the help of UAD plugins, revealing the tips and tricks he uses to get a radio-ready mix.
Piano Room Seminars
1.30pm Using synths live - Dreadbox
Creative performance techniques using synthesizers in a live environment.
2.30pm Perform live using your DAW with the Nektar Impact LX+
How to use MIDI controllers to effectively access your software in a live
Monitor Room Seminar
3.30pm Professional studio monitor design with OS Acoustics
OS Acoustics are a new company offering high end monitoring solutions, Tom discusses monitor design and how it affects speaker performance.
A HUGE thank you to the suppliers that made this possible: