The new Audient iD24 audio interface is a compact and highly versatile device that is designed for musicians and audio professionals who need a high-quality audio interface that can deliver exceptional performance in a variety of settings.
One of the standout features of the Audient iD24 is its compact size, which makes it easy to take on the road or set up in a small recording studio. Despite its small size, however, the iD24 is packed with a range of features that make it an incredibly powerful tool for musicians and audio professionals.
In a recent jam session, the spotlight turned to the Audient iD24, a versatile audio interface packed with features designed to elevate the musical experience. Joining our good friend Dustin Phillips, we delved into the realm of creative possibilities offered by this exceptional device.
The Audient iD24: An Affordable Powerhouse
At the heart of this musical journey is the Audient iD24, an audio interface celebrated not just for its affordability but for its powerhouse capabilities. Boasting an award-winning mic pre, the iD24 emerges as a go-to choice for its exceptional sound quality, rivaling units in higher price ranges.
Crafting Tones: Telecaster and Martin Road Amp Meet the iD24
Armed with a Telecaster and a Martin Road amp, our sonic canvas is further enriched by the iD24’s mic pre. The seamless integration allows for a tonally rich sound, setting the stage for an exploration of the features that make the iD24 stand out in the world of audio interfaces.
Send/Return Creativity: Elevating Reverb with the iD24
One standout feature of the iD24 is its creative use of send/return. By effortlessly routing the signal through the mic pre, sending it to the 260, and returning it, we unlock a dynamic and exaggerated reverb effect. This unique capability, usually associated with larger setups, is condensed into the compact and user-friendly iD24.
Unscripted Jams: Seamless Integration with Dustin’s Loop
Navigating through the unscripted jams, the iD24 effortlessly integrates with Dustin’s loop. Its intuitive design facilitates a spontaneous musical experience, free from the constraints of click tracks, as we explore the vast creative landscape enabled by this innovative audio interface.
Layering Brilliance: Overdubbing with Precision
Shifting focus to the layering process, the iD24 shines in the realm of overdubbing. Printing with compression captures the nuances of each performance, allowing for a seamless combination of guitar parts that breathe life into the recording. The iD24 emerges as a crucial tool for crafting a unique and dynamic sound.
Solid Foundations: Bass and Compressor Magic with the iD24
Exploring the foundation-building capabilities of the iD24, a Yamaha bass, Acme DI, and a quality mic pre come together harmoniously. Delving into the art of printing with compression, the iD24 adds a distinctive character to the recording, making it an invaluable companion in achieving a solid foundation.
Phase Precision: Addressing Alignment with the iD24
Progressing through the session, the iD24 proves its worth by addressing phase issues between the bass amp and DI. A quick fix is demonstrated, showcasing the iD24’s precision and capability to ensure a tight and aligned sound, eliminating potential disruptions in the recording process.
Tonal Exploration: Experimenting with Overdrive and the iD24
Introducing a GHS overdrive pedal, tonal experimentation takes center stage. The iD24, with its clean and transparent signal processing, provides an ideal platform for trying different tones. The result is a blend of clean and gritty, demonstrating the iD24’s role as a catalyst for creative exploration.