This week SoundOnSound Magazine have once again opened their grand poll doors giving readers the chance to vote for their favourite new music technology additions from 2022 in the much coveted annual SOS Awards. The selection of candidates for 2022 is one of the strongest showings we’ve seen and a phenomenal seven SCV distributed products have found their way into the shortlists. Below we take a brief red carpet tour to check out the nominees.

It’s that time of year again when home studio professionals, hobbyists and pro audio commentators flood to the polls to vote for their number one microphone, studio monitor or piece of outboard. This month high-end publication Resolution proudly unveils the Resolution Awards 2021, a meticulously curated set of recording product nominations compiled by specially selected industry experts and practitioners.

Last month SCV were honoured to be granted an audience with one of the most formidable forces in modern music. Whether you know him as a member of Porcupine Tree, from his hugely successful solo career, or as the man single-handedly rebuilding some of the world’s greatest progressive rock albums with modern mastering ingenuity

June of 2021 saw the return of Focal JMLab's mid-year Strategic Convention, an annual event inviting Focal sales and distribution partners from across the globe to meet and connect. In light of pandemic restrictions, the 2021 edition of this event took place entirely virtually  with Focal's management team leading the charge from a presentation facility in Cannes in France.

In July 2021's issue of HiFi News, reviewer Andrew Everard and lab partner Paul Miller take an in-depth look at SPL's Phonitor xe DAC and headphone amplifier, an article ending in a rather prestigious pin for the Sound Performance Lab trophy case.

To celebrate the now well-overdue return of the sun to our shores, Sonarworks are launching a flash Summer sale giving audio engineers and producers the opportunity to score a major discount on their most popular software packages! In March of 2021 Sonarworks released a major upgrade for their Sonarworks Reference 4 audio calibration software line to the newly named SoundID Reference.

This month SCV are delighted to announce that the hotly anticipated A127 Reference Microphone from Audix has arrived in the UK. For readers unfamiliar with the A127 or what makes it special, what better time for a recap on the specs and features that set it apart from other omni condensers in its class.

In one of his most recent reviews, Ed does a deep dive on the new and highly anticipated Audix A133 condenser to give home studio owners a full rundown of its benefits as well as putting the microphone to the test in real-life recording settings.

After many hugely successful years, two members of Focal's high performing and highly affordable Alpha studio monitor range have received a well-deserved upgrade. The Focal Alpha Evo range draws on more than 40 years of expertise and innovation in professional acoustics to deliver two new monitors – Alpha 50 Evo & Alpha 65 Evo – that are as sophisticated in sound as they are in looks...

Today Latvian digital audio calibration wizards Sonarworks proudly reveal SoundID Reference, the sequel to their hugely successful Reference 4 software package. The fifth incarnation, named SoundID Reference, builds on Sonarworks Reference 4's intelligent audio calibration technology to offer new features further aiding the pursuit of a truly cross-monitor and cross-device friendly studio mix.