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HammerAudio HA-872

A small startup from the UK is hammering out the cloning competition and are even going a step further into the unknown with incredible engineering, drive and innovation. Hammeraudio’s first attempt in microphone manufacturing is a supreme clone of the classic 70s U87. I won’t go into the technicals of this mic as you can

By |2020-06-23T20:38:15+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Gear Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Meet OKTAVA | Introduction and Overview

    OKTAVA MK012 A little-known company from Russia called Oktava has made a silent entry in the recording gear industry and are crushing the competition with surprisingly high quality and low costs. In this article, I’ll be reviewing a set of unique small diaphragm condenser microphones that are grabbing the attention of more engineers

By |2020-06-23T20:39:15+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Gear Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The Low End Theory

  Let’s talk about everyone’s favorite: Bottom end!  No, not big booties, I mean bass, sorry.  It can be deceptively impressive when playing mixes with a lot of low end on big speakers.  However, would you be surprised if I told you, your low end may be the very thing that is killing your mix? 

By |2020-06-23T20:42:57+00:00February 28th, 2018|Categories: Tutorials|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A Creative Approach to the Equalizer

  Let’s talk about equalizers.  I know you already know how to use one, so I’m not here to bore you with the technical details.  Rather, through this short article, I hope to leave you with a creative new perspective on how to approach an EQ. If you are an audio geek like me, you’re constantly watching

By |2020-06-23T20:44:55+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Tutorials|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Creating an In-Depth Mix

  Tape Saturation Ok so let's start off with tape saturation. Tape Saturation is an effect that was originally created by recording “Hot” mixes onto tape to make a natural compression / limiting effect. When the tape is driven in the analog world it creates what is known as “soft clipping” a natural overloaded fuzz

By |2020-06-23T20:45:33+00:00February 25th, 2018|Categories: Tutorials|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The P&M Analoger By Plug&Mix

  I have always been a huge fan of anything saturation.  The P&M Analoger is a great tool that gives a vast variety of options, from tube to tape saturation. Saturation on my drum bus has been a part of my process for years, so I decided to start with that.  I started with the plugin at

By |2020-06-23T20:47:00+00:00February 25th, 2018|Categories: Plugin Reviews, Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The ORB By AudioThing

  "Genius” is what I would use to describe the creator behind this plugin. I haven’t come across an audio plugin like this. It functions as a Phaser, Talkbox, Step Sequencer, Filter and Vocal synth. Depending on how you use it, you can get surprising results. It is designed to be a very creative tool

LEVELS By Mastering The Mix

  I recently received a copy of the LEVELS plugin made by Mastering the Mix. As a mixing engineer, I like all my tools to be simple and intuitive so I can stay focused on the music. The first impression of LEVELS was that the user interface is very user-friendly and looks very clean. It