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MACKIE PRODX COMPACT DIGITAL MIXERS

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Review: Preshan John While we’re more likely to get excited about the latest digital live consoles with virtually endless input counts and inexhaustible DSP, we’ve still got a soft spot for cute and functional mini-mixers....

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SLATE DIGITAL VIRTUAL MICROPHONE SYSTEM

November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

At one point, Steven Slate dared replace your drums, then your vintage gear, later your console, and now he wants to clear out your vintage mic locker. How does his virtual microphone sound? We put...

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ELECTRO-VOICE ND SERIES MICROPHONES

November 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

We take EV’s ND series to Chopped to see how they stand up to the abuse. Review: Mark Woods I’ve always thought of Electro-Voice as the ‘other’ American mic manufacturer. It’s probably been more successful...

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ARTURIA KEYSTEP CONTROLLER & SEQUENCER

October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

There’s a good chance you already have a MIDI controller sitting in your studio, but does it do as much as Arturia’s tiny KeyStep? Review: Preshan John Arturia has worked hard to ensure KeyStep isn’t...

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triad orbit microphone stands review

TRIAD ORBIT Microphone Stands & Booms

October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

You’ll never look at a cheap mic stand again after trying Triad’s Orbit. In fact, you may never look at all mic stands the same way again. Review: Mark Davie There is no greater example...

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Audix’s new wireless mic system throws everything it can at the Sennheiser/Shure duopoly. Review: Mark Davie By many accounts, Audix’s previous wireless system was a bit of a joke. I never had the opportunity to...

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Audio-Technica’s little mic that could, can handle the job on most instruments, but loves the beat of the tom. Review: Mark Woods Audio-Technica has always made a hyper-cardioid dynamic microphone that was tough, sounded fat...

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APOGEE SYMPHONY I/O MK II PROFESSIONAL CONVERTER

September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

We compare the second rendition of Apogee’s flagship AD/DA converter against its professional competition, and run it off against a prosumer interface to hear what’s missing. Review: Preshan John Conversion. One step in the grand...

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EVE SC203 COMPACT DESKTOP SPEAKERS

September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Review: Preshan John I’m sure we can agree that a studio monitor doesn’t have to be enormous to be accurate. But let’s face it — you can’t get much smaller than a three-inch speaker before...

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FENDER ’55 TWEED DELUXE UAD-2 PLUG-IN

September 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Review: Greg Walker Much attention has been paid to the preamp side of Universal Audio’s Unison technology. But what of that humble DI jack on the front panel? It’s equally Unison-equipped, and UA’s latest Fender...

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