November 30th, 2017 by Jacob Roach
Drums are always interesting to mix. Simply bringing together and balancing as many as 20 or 30 mics is an art in itself. Perhaps because of this, there seem to be more plugins made specifically for mixing drums than just about any other instrument.
Today, I’d like to parse through Read more...
November 2nd, 2017 by Jacob Roach
Is the audio industry too obsessed with nostalgia?
What are your most coveted pieces of audio gear?
For many engineers, key vintage units like 1073s, U47s, and Fairchilds (or is it “Fair-children”?) would probably make it to the top of the list.
Yes, they all sound great, but they also Read more...
July 20th, 2017 by Jacob Roach
DAWs have come a long way in recent years, and the included plugins that come with them rival after-market commercial options in many cases. However, your DAW’s standard EQs, compressors, and extra goodies may not always make the cut for intense audio work. Even now, there are some things that Read more...
June 20th, 2017 by Jacob Roach
The GUIs for the entire Toneforge range are simple and intuitive, making it easy to quickly dial in a mix-ready tone and focus on tracking.
The amp simulator market has come a long way in the past few years. Not only are amp sims sounding better and better, but they Read more...
March 7th, 2017 by Jacob Roach
The LYD family sports a sleek new look, while still paying homage to its predecessors, the BM mkIII series.
The new LYD range of monitors is the latest offering from Danish loudspeaker manufacturer, Dynaudio.
The LYD family follows in the footsteps of the acclaimed BM mkIII series in form and Read more...