January 25th, 2016 by Gabriel Lamorie
dbx by HARMAN is upping their game on the 500 Series front. Five new modules, and two new chassis grace the show room floor at NAMM 2016, each offering up something different.
500 Series Modules
dbx 540 Tube Mic Preamp with Optical Compressor – The 540 is a tube-driven Read more...
February 20th, 2015 by Gabriel Lamorie
Flash back to the 70s when artists like David Bowie and Led Zeplin were topping the charts with tracks mixed and produced by Eddie Kramer. One of his go-to pieces of outboard gear? The original dbx 160 compressor. This widely used compressor of yesteryear has now been modeled by Waves. Read more...
June 27th, 2013 by Justin Colletti
For a video version of this story on sidechain compression, click here.
If you read SonicScoop, chances are you already know a thing or two about compressors. You’re probably already familiar with basic controls like your threshold, which allows you to set the point at which a compressor “kicks Read more...
August 14th, 2011 by David Weiss
HELL’S KITCHEN: In 1999, Walter Sear added something big to the New York City studioscape: Sear Sound’s famed Studio C.
Two Steve Durr-designed monitors flank Sear Sound’s exquisite Studio C.
Sear and his crew put together a room that was lavished with sunlight, and as rich in atmosphere as it Read more...
April 14th, 2011 by Justin Colletti
NORTH BROOKLYN: Our neighborhood studio tour continues with four more decidedly uncommon studios in North Brooklyn. We talked to the owners of Strange Weather, Headgear, Metrosonic, and the Fort about sessions, toys, and building an active niche in this teeming slice of the city.
South Williamsburg (Coming Read more...