2014 Winners

Congratulations to all the category winners for the 2014 SOS Awards, as voted for by the readers of Sound On Sound.

Category winners were presented with their awards at the 2014 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California, USA.


Best Computer Audio Interface:
Universal Audio Apollo 16
Best DAW Software:
Apple Logic Pro X
Best Effects & Processing hardware:
Universal Audio 1176
Best Software Plug-in Effects:
SoundToys Native Effects
Best Software Plug-in Processing:
iZotope RX2
Best Hardware Controller:
Apple iPad
Best Keyboard/Synthesizer:
Yamaha Motif XF
Best Microphone:
Best Audio Mixer:
Rupert Neve Designs 5088
Best Studio Monitors:
Adam F7
Best Hardware Audio Recorder:
Zoom H6
Best Microphone Preamp:
AMS Neve 1073
Best Software Instrument:
Spectrasonics Omnisphere
Best Sound Library:
EastWest Symphonic Orchestra
Best Studio Headphones:
Beyerdynamic DT880
Best Live Sound Product:
Behringer X32
Sound On Sound Editors' Choice:
Sony Creative Software SpectraLayers Pro 2


The winner of the reader's Home Studio prize worth £16,000 / $22,000 will be announced in the near future.