Audient Sono guitar recording interface review

A ‘plug and play’ audio interface for recording and modeling that's simple to use and boasts a built-in tube

Audient Sono Amp Modelling Audio Interface review
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Guitar World Verdict

A fine piece of kit with plenty of usable applications, the Sono is a fuss-free interface with some powerful tone-shaping potential under the hood.


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    Simple, intuitive and well laid out.

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    Two Notes cab sim software.

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    Effective for guitar or bass.


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    Some might find speaker modelling alone too limiting.

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Audient are well-known for their excellent preamps and audio technology, so the simplicity of this Sono unit intrigued us. 

Presented in a desk-friendly metal casing, the hardware side of things gets a big thumbs up as the unit can be used for practice applications with headphones, as well as a valve preamp and modelling amp. 

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