Continuing their tenure as a global leader in acoustics, this month Focal are proud to present a new portable mixing tool designed for audio engineers and music producers. The French manufacturer's innovations in high-end headphones began in 2016 with the launch of  their open-back Utopia model. Since then a wide range of revered sibling models have been released to cater for different applications from portable HiFi listening to audio mastering.

This week renowned outboard and modification specialists Black Lion Audio introduced their very first audio interface. Designed with exacting and tirelessly tested components, Black Lion's newest product draws on decades of manufacturing and modding experience at every single level. Black Lion's mission was to create an interface that would stand out from the wide range of "cheap and portable" and to revolutionise bus-powered studio grade interfaces...

Live and studio engineers are often faced with queries from artists and gigging musicians regarding the functionality of monitoring tools, especially when it comes to in-ear equipment. Providing rigorous data on the performance of these tools can often come down to guess-work, particularly with less than ideal environments such as stage settings for testing.

SCV were bowled over to be notified of no fewer than five products from SCV-distributed brands featured in the nominations for the 36th annual event, including entries from Latvian software geniuses Sonarworks, MixCube and mic manufacturer Avantone Pro, Chicago mod-shop Black Lion Audio, and decoupling isolation experts IsoAcoustics.

Last month we caught up with Michalis Michael – better known by his trade name MsM - the professional mixing engineer revered for his work with top tier names such as BoyBetterKnow, Skepta, Rick Ross, slowthai, Wiley, Professor Green to name but a few. SCV was thrilled to play a part in furnishing MsM with a new piece of mastering technology for his North London studio, hailing from the labs of SPL.

Black Friday is upon us! And pro audio retailers across the UK are already unleashing the biggest studio gear deals of 2020 thus far. This year SCV are proud to present three unmissable deals from two of our distributed brands – Sonarworks and IsoAcoustics.

It’s that time of year again when SoundOnSound hunker down to decide on their top picks for the best pro audio gear of the year in the prestigious and widely coveted SOS Awards! This year SCV Distribution are honoured to be informed of no fewer than five distributed products featured amongst the SOS 2021 Awards shortlists.

This month Black Lion Audio released revisions to two of their renowned microphone preamp models, announcing the B173 Mk II and B12A Mk III. The new designs feature a new classic black finish more inline with the rest of the Black Lion range, improved build quality, an additional Cinemag transformer, and - rather unexpectedly - an even more competitive price point.

After the announcement of SPL’s Series One range earlier this month and the successful launch of two headphone amplifiers – Phonitor One and Phonitor One d – SPL have released a two additions to the line, arriving in the UK within the next two weeks. SPL’s philosophy when creating the Series One was to capture the pristine sound and performance of their flagship pro audio tools, scaled down to a desktop-friendly design and with an affordable price tag to appeal to their ambitious followers.

SCV are delighted to announce the fast approaching arrival of Avantone’s innovative and highly versatile Planar headphone featuring planar magnetic drivers and an assembly that allows for elongated listening sessions without a hint of fatigue. The use of Planar magnetic drivers in headphones has numerous advantages over the more traditional moving coil drivers.