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Old 12th February 2014
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Originally Posted by idee und klang View Post
B&W I only know the one at Abbey Road. I like to listen Music on them. But I don't like them for either tracking or mixing. The newer one's installed now I like even less then the older 801. To me the highs sounds very "nice", too nice. The Orchestra sounds much better than it is actually recorded. That is great to be fast in the Soundcheck and the client are flashed. But during mix I would have wished I had have something more acourate.
How do you know the B&W's were responsible for the "too nice" highs and not something else in the recording chain?

Lets also not forget that we monitor in a different room than what we record in.