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Worst Audio Experiences

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

In response to Andy Stewart’s editorial in Issue 39, readers have written in to remember the times they’d most like to forget. So without further ado… Smoking Mix One mistake I will never forget occurred...

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Joe Barresi: King Of The Rock Age

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

When it comes to the production of volume-to-11 rock there’s no-one better than Joe Barresi – the latest offering from Queens of the Stone Age, Lullabies to Paralyze, is testament to that. Paul Tingen finds...

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Demystifying Directional Bass

September 30, 2005 | 0 Comments

To anyone who understands a bit about the behaviour of low frequency sound waves, directional bass might seem physically implausible. But as Hugh Covill points out, directional bass is not only a physical reality, it’s...

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Quested S Series

September 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

Roger Quested is known for throwing everything and the kitchen sink into his designs. Brad Watts has no qualms giving these new nearfields a ‘plug’. Roger Quested’s nearfield monitor designs have carved out an extremely...

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Digidesign D-Command

September 9, 2005 | 0 Comments

New-generation or old school… either way, the new control surface from Digidesign seems set to take command. Simon Leadley loses his mouse. Whenever the latest DAW controller thuds onto the AT test bench the poignant...

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Soundcraft GB8

September 8, 2005 | 1 Comments

Luke Kungl gives this new mid-sized eight-bus console the once-over. Nowadays even the most well respected console manufacturers would admit that, to sell live audio consoles, outstanding performance is not enough. A 24-channel live board...

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Beyerdynamic Opus Drumset

September 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

There are big saving to be had pick ’n’ mixing your own drum mic combination. Henry Brister creates his own magnum Opus. I jumped at the chance to check out this ‘Drumset kit’ from Beyer...

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Tascam DV-RA1000

September 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

James Wilkinson re-discovers the power and flexibility of standalone digital two-track recording. The obvious question many people raise these days when they’re confronted with a new standalone CD/DVD burner is: ‘Why do I need an...

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Whether it’s mixing Elvis, Bruce Springsteen or Barbra Striesand live, starting Apogee out of a garage or masterminding leading-edge live sound DSP processor development, Bruce Jackson has a tale or two to tell. Andy Stewart...

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Yamaha AW2400

January 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

Portable production has been given another leg up with Yamaha’s new AW range. Steven Somerhill stretches out. Say if, just completely by chance, you ran into the hi-tech department of any music store blindfolded, crashing...

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