2017 Winners

Congratulations to all the category winners for the 2017 SOS Awards, as voted for by the readers of Sound On Sound.

Category winners were presented with their awards at the 2017 Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California, USA.


Best Audio Interface:
Universal Audio Apollo 8p
Best DAW Software:

Apple Logic Pro X

Best Effects & Processing hardware:

Universal Audio LA-2A

Best Software Plug-in:

iZotope Ozone 7

Best Mixing Controller:

Solid State Logic Nucleus 

Best Performance Controller:

Ableton Push 2

Best Keyboard/Synth:

Moog Minimoog Model D

Best Drum Machines, Samplers & Sequencers (Hardware):

Roland TR-8

Best Microphone:

Neumann U47 FET

Best Mixer:

Solid State Logic Duality

Best Monitors:

Adam A8X

Best Hardware Recorder:

Zoom F8

Best Mic Preamp:

Neve 1073 DPX

Best Software Instrument:

Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

Best Headphones:

Beyerdynamic DT880

Best Live Sound Product:

Behringer X32

Sound On Sound Editors' Choice:
Celemony Melodyne 4

Outstanding Marketing Award:
Sound Technology (UK) Audio Plus Services/Plurison (US)


The winner of the reader's Home Studio prize will be announced in the near future.