Don't-Miss Audio Stories
The second iteration of Apogee's versatile portable audio interface adds support for iOS devices and multi-source recording. Chris Breen generally likes what he hears.
If you're looking for a great headphone--great sound, great looks, and great fit--the XS is tough to beat among on-ear models. That's why it earns a coveted spot among the Gear We Love.
This week's Gear We Love features IK Multimedia's versatile iLoud speaker, which should appeal to both audio buffs and on-the-go musicians.
There's no getting around the idea that AirPlay Recorder was designed for the purpose of capturing music you don't own. If you're okay with that, it works as advertised.
CanOpener works well to improve the sound of older tracks playing on you iPhone or iPad.
Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.