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RME & Tracktion Nominated In Sound On Sound Awards 2018

14th November 2017 12:04 pm

Voting is now open for the coveted Sound On Sound Awards 2017SOS Awards Banner

Sound On Sound is one of the world’s best-known pro audio publications, and voting is now open to the public for the magazine’s annual awards. Each year Sound On Sound recognises pro audio products in 16 different categories, from software innovations to the latest cutting-edge hardware solutions including interfaces, pre-amps, studio monitors and headphones.

This year, three products distributed by Synthax Audio UK have been nominated – the RME Fireface UFX+ (Audio Interface), the Icon Qcon Pro (Mixing Controllers) and Tracktion Waveform (DAW). If you’re an RME or Tracktion user, then please show your support for the manufacturers by giving them your vote!

To vote in the Sound On Sound Awards 2018 click here. Voting closes on 30th November 2017.


RME Fireface UFX+ - Vote SOS Awards 2018RME Fireface UFX+ Nominated For Best Audio Interface

The Fireface UFX+ is RME's most powerful audio interface ever, and features everything we've come to expect from the German pro audio specialists. Crystal-clear AD and DA conversion, connectivity options galore (analogue, AES, MADI, ADAT, USB 3 and Thunderbolt), unlimited routing between inputs and outputs with TotalMix FX, simultaneous backup recording with DURec, equal performance on Mac and PC, and fully comprehensive standalone operation. 

The optional RME ARC USB (Advanced Remote Control) also adds even slicker control over all of the most used functions of TotalMix FX. The 14 buttons can be assigned to control whatever functions you like, so you can customise the ARC to suit your preferred workflow, with the jog wheel providing parameter adjustments. There's also a TS (Tip / Sleeve) connection for connecting a foot switch, which can be used as a remote talkback switch.

Find out more about the RME Fireface UFX+

Find out more about the RME ARC USB (Advanced Remote Control)


Tracktion Waveform - Vote SOS Awards 2018Tracktion Waveform Nominated For Best DAW & Recording Software

Tracktion's latest DAW Waveform is aimed squarely at musicians and producers. With a streamlined environment that's laser-focused on music production, Waveform is features a set of simple (and fun!) creative tools, intended to provide a continuous source of musical inspiration.

Key features include the Multi-Browser, which allows you to preview multiple loops and samples simultaneously in time with your track; the new Pattern Generator, for quickly creating chord progressions, hooks and basslines; the LFO Tool, giving dedicated LFOs for modulating any parameter; FX Racks, for creating and saving custom effects chains; Clip FX, for quick editing, warping and applying effects to your samples and slices; plus many other powerful and unique features.

Tracktion have also developed a range of original and user-friendly plugins (available in AAX, AU and VST formats), such as the DAW Essentials FX Collection (a suite of 16 effects plugins); BioTek organic synthesizer; Collective synthesizer and sampler; MOK Waverazor futuristic virtual synth; and the professional stereo mastering plugin Master Mix.

To download free trials of all Tracktion Software and Plugins (VST / AU / AAX), visit www.tracktioneurope.com.


So if you're an RME or Tracktion user, then please show your support by giving them your vote in this year’s awards.

If you'd like to know more about any of the products produced by RME or Tracktion, give us a call on 01727 821 870 to speak to one of our team.

To vote in the Sound On Sound Awards 2018 click here. Voting closes on 30th November 2017.