How to Record Acoustic Guitar and Vocals at the Same Time

Watch to learn a great technique for recording vocals and acoustic guitar simultaneously. With careful attention to placement in order to isolate each sound source, engineer Bob Clearmountain uses a Neumann KM84 close to the acoustic guitar and a Neumann U87 for the vocals – both plugged into an Apogee Duet audio interface.


Hear More Goosebumps (Featuring Harrison Kipner)

We recently spent the day in Venice, California with Harrison Kipner, a fiercely independent third generation songwriter, performer and producer, and got a glimpse into his world as a young, emerging artist. Harry records with an Apogee Quartet and when he’s listening to music or wants to share work in progress with his dad, he brings Apogee Groove. “When I play something to him, I need it to sound good, so I bring the Groove” Harry remarks. “I just plug it into a laptop and it feels and sounds like it was in the studio.”


Apogee and Waves Offer up to 60% off Popular Waves Plugins

Apogee Electronics is now offering amazing deals on select Waves plugins for customers who purchase Apogee Duet, Quartet or Ensemble. Since June of 2015, Duet, Quartet and Ensemble have included Waves Silver and Gold plugin bundles. Now, for a limited time customers who purchase or have already purchased any of these Apogee/Waves packages can also take advantage of special deals on popular standalone plugins.

New York Times – Listening for the Headphones You Want

“A good DAC can open up music, allowing subtleties to come through and offering a new listening experience for music stored on a computer or streamed through an app. But a high-quality DAC can be expensive, often costing $1,000 or more. The Groove DAC from Apogee offers many of the upsides for under $300…The company, which has three decades of experience developing technology for recording studios, has built the device to adjust the sound to any type of headphones.“

Apogee Receives 3 Nominations for 31st Annual TEC Awards

Apogee is proud to have three products nominated in two separate categories for the 31st Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity awards. Apogee Ensemble, a 30×34 Thunderbolt 2 Audio Interface for Mac has been nominated in the category of Computer Audio Hardware. ClipMic digital and MKE 2 digital, the first lavalier microphones to digitally connect to iPhone, co-developed with Sennheiser, are included in the category of Hardware/Peripherals for Smartphones & Tablets.

Apogee MetaRecorder

Apogee Announces MetaRecorder audio recording App for iPhone and Apple Watch

Apogee is pleased to introduce MetaRecorder, a two-channel audio recording App for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that will revolutionize mobile audio production for video. MetaRecorder is the first audio recording app for iPhone to offer intuitive multi-take recording, tagging and file organization for any field recording scenario. The perfect companion to Sennheiser’s digital clip-on microphones powered by Apogee, MetaRecorder features 24 bit/96kHz recording quality plus software control of input level and recording presets.

Apogee MiC featured in Apple iPad campaigns

Apple’s two most recent campaigns are focused on multimedia creation on iPad and feature Apogee MiC as the preferred solution for effortlessly capturing quality audio. First airing during the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards, “Make Music with iPad” features recording artist Elephant and DJ The Gaslamp Killer as they use iPad, GarageBand and MiC to produce a song from scratch. “Make A Film with iPad” was launched as a followup during the Academy Awards and follows Los Angeles area students as they use iPad, along with MiC and other Apps to create a short movie on iOS.