The Shure SM7B and Apollo Twin X DUO Heritage Edition Vocal Recording Bundle from Sweetwater proves you don’t need a legendary studio in Nashville or Los Angeles to track top-notch vocals. At its core sits the Universal Audio Apollo Twin X DUO Heritage Edition Thunderbolt Audio Interface with UAD DSP, loaded with next-gen AD/DA converters and dual Unison mic preamps. The Heritage Edition comes stock with a premium suite of five award-winning plug-in titles, along with the Realtime Analog Classics bundle boasting an array of classic mic preamps, compressors, EQs, reverbs, and more. Shure’s SM7B Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone pairs perfectly with the Apollo Twin X DUO, imbuing a pro-quality polish to your voice-overs, ADR work, radio shows, podcasts, and more. Throw in some fantastic closed-back studio cans, a handy Thunderbolt 3 cable, and a reliable Mogami XLR, and you have the gear needed for pumping out vocal recordings a cut above the rest.
Save $83.95 with this bundle. Here’s what you get!
Universal Audio Apollo Twin X DUO Heritage Edition 10×6 Thunderbolt Audio Interface with UAD DSP
Sells separately for $973.21
Place the Universal Audio Apollo Twin X DUO at the center of your studio, and it’s guaranteed to turbocharge your productivity. The Twin X DUO’s performance rivals UA’s rackmount Apollo X audio interfaces, but eschews extraneous features like 5.1 surround monitoring and +24dBu operation for a streamlined, desktop design that’s tailor-made for project studios. Track and mix with spot-on emulations of tried-and-true studio classics, thanks to UA’s powerful DUO Core processor. Experience top-shelf sound quality, by way of the Apollo Twin X DUO’s upgraded elite-class AD/DA conversion. Dual Unison preamps allow you to track through models of the industry’s most legendary gear. The Apollo Twin X DUO Heritage Edition comes with a premium suite of five award-winning plug-in titles, along with the Realtime Analog Classics bundle, arming you with accurate emulations of vintage analog hardware. Beyond that, you get sub-2ms latency and ample expandability, thanks to the Apollo Twin X DUO’s ultra-fast Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Finally, the Apollo Twin X DUO boasts compatibility with UA’s LUNA software, giving you a tightly integrated recording, editing, and mixing environment, with full software-based control over your interface’s parameters, global console and tape emulations, and advanced real-time tracking. If there was ever a time to upgrade your Apollo Twin, now’s the time!
Shure SM7B Cardioid Dynamic Vocal Microphone
Sells separately for $399.00
While Shure’s SM7B is a first-call mic for many sources, it’s a total rock star dialog microphone. You’ll find this dynamic beauty dangling from broadcast booms in voiceover, ADR, radio, and podcast studios around the world. There are two settings that let you tailor the SM7B to a wide range of voices and applications. Whether you want to bring out the resonance of a deep baritone, tame the brittleness of a high soprano, capture a whisper, or record a gunshot, the Shure SM7B is a must-have part of your rig.
Shure SRH440A Closed-back Studio Headphones
Sells separately for $99.00
Need a multi-purpose headphone solution that isn’t going to break the bank? The Shure SRH440A Closed-back Studio Headphones are just what you’re looking for! These headphones are suited for just about any production application you can think of — they perform just as well during live podcasts and studio recording as they do in editing, mixing, and mastering sessions. Sound transparency is a major point of emphasis among Sweetwater sound engineers who trust in Shure headphones. The natural, low-distortion playback quality of its 40mm dynamic neodymium drivers is both well balanced and incredibly detailed across the entire sound stage, delivering high-quality sound reproduction that you can count on. Its secure, lightweight headband makes your sessions comfortable, especially paired with the cushioned design of its closed-back earcups, which also work to reduce background noise for the most accurate listening experience possible. And for practicality’s sake, the SRH440A offers a sleek design that’s just as durable as it is stylish, allowing for worry-free usage time and time again!
Startech Thunderbolt 3 Cable – 2m, 20 Gbit/s, USB-C
Sells separately for $48.00
The StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Cable takes full advantage of Thunderbolt 3’s blazing data transfer rates and glorious video output. Shave time off file transfers with supported rates up to 20 Gbit/s over Thunderbolt 3 and 10 Gbit/s over USB 3.1. Enjoy films on a new level with full 4k, 60 fps video playback. Connect two compatible laptops together with Thunderbolt 3’s baked-in networking capabilities. You can even power a compatible monitor or peripheral with the StarTech Thunderbolt 3 Cable’s 60-watt power delivery. StarTech cables are built tough and come backed by a 2-year warranty against defects.
Mogami CorePlus Microphone Cable – 15 foot
Sells separately for $47.95
This Mogami CorePlus cable is a specially selected 15-foot mic cable with XLR-XLR connectors.