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Electro-Voice RE320 Dynamic Microphone Review

The EV RE20 has been an iconic microphone in both broadcast and studio applications. The mic’s ability to capture low end has made it a go to device for kick drums and radio hosts. Recently Electro-Voice released a newer, sleeker [...]

May 19, 2016 Equipment Reviews
Cloudlifter CL-Z

Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-Z Review

The CL-Z is a unique box about the size of a guitar pedal, and it will do wonders for your low output microphones. Many common issues experienced with dynamic and ribbon microphones can be cured with the CL-Z. With only [...]

November 4, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Melodyne Editor

Melodyne Editor 2 Overview

Perhaps the greatest tool utilized in every studio these days is some form of pitch correction, and nobody makes a more powerful tool for pitch correction than Celemony. Melodyne Editor provides just about every imaginable adjustment, not only dealing with [...]

October 8, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Focusrite iTrack Solo

Focusrite iTrack Solo Review

The most compact member of the Focusrite interface family comes in a package suitable for recording on any system from a professional studio workstation to a home PC/Mac, all the way down to the newest iOS devices from Mac, including [...]

September 4, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Pair of ADAM A7X Monitors

ADAM A7X Studio Monitor Review

ADAM Audio goes about reproducing sound in a unique way compared to most companies. Each speaker from ADAM includes a ribbon material to reproduce higher frequencies as opposed to the traditional cone. With the A7X, as well as the rest [...]

April 22, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Røde NT1-A Condenser Microphone

Røde NT1-A Condenser Microphone Review

Røde proudly boasts its NT1-A cardioid condenser microphone to be the quietest studio microphone available, which is hard to argue against when the unit only creates 5dBA of self noise. The NT1-A is one of the most transparent sounding microphones [...]

March 19, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Steven Slate Drums 4 in Pro Tools

Steven Slate Drums 4 Platinum Review

Paving the road for the perfect drum sounds is not an easy task, but Steven Slate Drums 4 Platinum does a damn good job at it. With 100 kits to choose from, your possible overall drum sound is endless. Mix and match [...]

February 13, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Focusrite Forte Interface

Focusrite Forte Review

In a continuous effort to make home and portable recordings sound as professional as possible, Focusrite released their newest 2 in, 4 out USB recording interface: the Focusrite Forte. With a bright, colorful, LED screen, large control knob, and $595 [...]

January 10, 2013 Equipment Reviews
Event 20/20 BAS Tweeters

Event 20/20 BAS Monitor Review

The Event 20/20 BAS monitor is a modern take on the original 20/20 monitor that blew the minds of mix engineers everywhere in the 90‘s. This improved, modern version really lives up to its name. These monitors are the definition [...]

November 9, 2012 Equipment Reviews
Golden Age Pre-73 MKII Preamp

Golden Age Project’s Pre-73 MKII Review

Golden Age Project is at the pinnacle of inexpensive, professional audio equipment and a do-it-yourself enthusiast’s dream company. Based on the vintage Neve 1073 microphone preamplifier (a go-to for many vocal recording sessions), the Pre-73 MKII is an amazing replication [...]

August 20, 2012 Equipment Reviews