December 2021 - 59

Software
Available for your desktop or as an iOS app, the Focusrite
Control software handles the routing and functionality of the
Clarett+. It's exceptionally straightforward and easy to use.
Software channels and outputs can be custom labeled for easy
identification in your routing scheme. When selecting between
line/instrument, phantom power, or AIR on the input channels,
there is an audible 'click' from the unit to let you know the
status has changed-a small but welcome feature! Upon registration
you can download several substantial software plugins,
including the bx_console Focusrite SC (reviewed last month),
developed by the German DSP giants at Brainworx, which accurately
models the complete signal path of the iconic Focusrite
Forte console. You also get the Red 2 / Red 3 plugins, which
are in-house models of the venerable Focusrite Red 2 EQ and
Red 3 compressor introduced in 1994.
In use
As you can guess from the above, the Clarett+ is a joy to use
in the studio, where it marries high-quality sonics with extreme
ease of use thanks to its well-implemented feature set. I set up
for a small recording session consisting of two vocalists, acoustic
guitar, and a stereo keyboard in a matter of minutes, complete
with two custom headphone mixes, all with just my initial
rudimentary knowledge of the Focusrite Control software. It's
great when the gear just works and stays out of the way so you
can focus on the job.
Closing
Suppose you are considering a new interface or upgrading
your recording rig to the next level. In that case, the Clarett+
8Pre should rank high on the list because of its simple, straightforward
design, clean and quiet converters, low latency, and
great sounding preamps. Don't need eight channels? Check out
the two and four-channel options, and remember, you can easily
add and integrate additional Clarett+ units as your needs grow.
Is it too early to add it to your Christmas list? I think not!
Price: $499.99 Clarett+ 2Pre; $699.99 Clarett+ 4Pre;
$999.99 Clarett+ 8Pre
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December 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of December 2021

Fade In
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RECORDING’s 2021Holiday Buyer’s Guide
Arturia: MiniFuse 2
AKG: Ara Professional Two-Pattern USB Condenser Microphone
A day in the head of Still Woozy: Making modern pop and beyond
Austrian Audio: Hi-X15
Plugin Outlet: Black Rooster Audio OmniTec-67A
Inside the Box with Joe Albano: Free and Entry-level DAWs
ART: Project Series USB Pre IV Audio Interface
Plugin Outlet: Reverb Foundry Tai-Chi
Audeze: Euclid Closed-Back Planar Magnetic In-ear Monitors
Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 12 Mastering and Beyond: The Final Steps…
Genelec 8361A
Focusrite: Clarett+ 8 Pre
Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby From the Studio to The Stage
Pioneer DJ VM-80 Active Monitor Speaker
Fade Out: Don’t Wait—Create!
December 2021 - Intro
December 2021 - Cover1
December 2021 - Cover2
December 2021 - 1
December 2021 - 2
December 2021 - 3
December 2021 - Fade In
December 2021 - 5
December 2021 - 6
December 2021 - 7
December 2021 - Fast Forward
December 2021 - 9
December 2021 - RECORDING’s 2021Holiday Buyer’s Guide
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December 2021 - 12
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December 2021 - 20
December 2021 - 21
December 2021 - Arturia: MiniFuse 2
December 2021 - 23
December 2021 - AKG: Ara Professional Two-Pattern USB Condenser Microphone
December 2021 - 25
December 2021 - A day in the head of Still Woozy: Making modern pop and beyond
December 2021 - 27
December 2021 - 28
December 2021 - 29
December 2021 - 30
December 2021 - 31
December 2021 - 32
December 2021 - 33
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December 2021 - 36
December 2021 - 37
December 2021 - Austrian Audio: Hi-X15
December 2021 - 39
December 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Black Rooster Audio OmniTec-67A
December 2021 - 41
December 2021 - Inside the Box with Joe Albano: Free and Entry-level DAWs
December 2021 - 43
December 2021 - 44
December 2021 - 45
December 2021 - ART: Project Series USB Pre IV Audio Interface
December 2021 - 47
December 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Reverb Foundry Tai-Chi
December 2021 - 49
December 2021 - Audeze: Euclid Closed-Back Planar Magnetic In-ear Monitors
December 2021 - 51
December 2021 - Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 12 Mastering and Beyond: The Final Steps…
December 2021 - 53
December 2021 - 54
December 2021 - 55
December 2021 - Genelec 8361A
December 2021 - 57
December 2021 - Focusrite: Clarett+ 8 Pre
December 2021 - 59
December 2021 - Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby From the Studio to The Stage
December 2021 - 61
December 2021 - Pioneer DJ VM-80 Active Monitor Speaker
December 2021 - 63
December 2021 - 64
December 2021 - 65
December 2021 - 66
December 2021 - 67
December 2021 - 68
December 2021 - 69
December 2021 - 70
December 2021 - 71
December 2021 - Fade Out: Don’t Wait—Create!
December 2021 - Cover3
December 2021 - Cover4
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