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MP3's are on post #211 on this thread! Mike's singing into a Pearlman TM-1 with CineMag/EF14 Mics: Male vocal = Pearlman TM-1...

James Lugo
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Yoski 12th November 2016
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I evaluated the AD-DA loops from Prism Orpheus and Mytek proposed in this post . I used only the symphonic clip that you can get...

replies: 1,547 views: 223,503
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LesC 2 hours ago
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Hey all! I have a few 500 series preamps here on loan. Blind shootout!: Which one tickles your fancy? This was a pretty rough...

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Kroc 1 day ago
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Hello, I have modified the internal preamplifier of a Superlux S502 and perhaps, will test it later with a non modified...

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rojaros 1 day ago
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I have the Slate Digital VMS and Townsend Labs Sphere mics right now and have recorded myself singing bits of songs into both at...

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JGM 3 days ago
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Here is another shootout of 5 AD converters: - Acousence arfi-adc2 - Direct Out Andiamo - Lake People ADC RS04 - Lavry Gold...

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JP__ 3 days ago
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I posted a shootout no one wanted to hear, deleted it.

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ilias 6 days ago
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Hardware Reverb Shoot Out! 3 vintage digital units + Bricasti. Same audio loop used with each box: a Roland SH101 synth...

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Noisewagon 1 week ago
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I put 2 songs in my music website: "Now It Rings True" is the song on top, and "For You Know What to Do"...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 1 week ago
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Here's a shoot-out of the various Wurlitzer Virtual Instruments or sample sets in my possession playing some classic riffs....

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noou 1 week ago
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Hello. Just picked up a rode nt2a and a blue baby bottle from a local pawn shop for $200 for the pair. i already had the neumann...

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s12512 1 week ago
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Hardware convolution is not dead. It is underrated. There are only two available units, that exist: The Sony DRE-S777 and the...

replies: 17 views: 12,624
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swissdoc 1 week ago
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4 pre amps Burl Audio B1 Burl Audio B1D API 512c Brent Averill 312 all going through the Burl Audio B2 A-D Converter, then...

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ripripstabstab 1 week ago
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I’m the owner of a Superlux S502 for several months and the quality of the results, whatever the recording conditions and style...

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IronFilm 1 week ago
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I had the pleasure to test and compare four beautiful microphones: The new GOLDEN AGE PREMIER GA-47, the new WARM AUDIO WA-47...

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chrisdee 1 week ago
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Hello Guys im not a an electrical person im actually a musician . i have a SE2200aii . OF the Rip i thought this mic Okay but i...

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skayshawty 1 week ago
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Hey all, I've picked up some new microphones lately and had a bit of free time this afternoon so I made two quick sample...

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HelenaBzg 1 week ago
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Hi, First post here heppy I did a sound test between different Akai/Emu hardware samplers and 1 software sampler. Might help...

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klonheadd 1 week ago
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Ronan Chris Murphy did a great review of the Analogue Tube AT-101 (Fairchild 670 recreation) on Ronan's Recording...

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b0se 2 weeks ago
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Hey All, I decided to make some samples of what the JHS Pedals Colour Box 500 Preamp/EQ can do on a piar of ribbon room mics....

Mike Avenaim
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Jsolo 2 weeks ago
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This test compares the new IK Black76 and White2A vs a hardware Teletronix LA-2A (original) and hardware UA 1176 (reissue) on...

Steven Slate
replies: 88 views: 36,740
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waltercruz 2 weeks ago
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Hi guys! Here is an unboxing I did of my new Genelec 8020D. It's the new revision from 2017. So far so good rockout Feel...

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Macky 3 weeks ago
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Hello Slutz, I am posting here some quick comparison files of Andreas Grosser's U47 microphones, Original Vintage 1968 U87, and...

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MarcNuman 3 weeks ago
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I recently purchased a Midas Venice F32 and put it through some testing. I wasn't getting in depth, just wanted to get a bit of...

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jcoutu1 3 weeks ago
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Russ takes a look at the Universal Audio UAD Neve 1073 plug-in, which features as part of the Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ...

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lawrence_o 3 weeks ago
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Hi Everyone, I recorded a yamaha grand piano in my untreated living room with a stereo pair of Schoeps mk4 and a stereo pair of...

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peterhorvath 3 weeks ago
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Juggling both at the moment. Which would you go with? Limited time, vote quick! confoosed

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watersedge1234 4 weeks ago
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Here' something I wanted to do for a while: Playing with the 3D audio plugin Ambisone by Prosoniq. I've had a Roland RSS-10 in...

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MAXU4U 4 weeks ago
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I'm currently testing out DMSD 50s under ATC SCM 12 Pros. Who thinks stands, like Sound Anchor ADJ1s, are superior?

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satisfaction2009 4 weeks ago
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I put a new song in my music website called "He Won't Lead You Astray". The song is mostly synths, though there is...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 4 weeks ago
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I decided to post some examples of my new Black Lion Audio B173 preamp. I also own a Golden age pre 73 mk1 and some black lion...

replies: 18 views: 15,718
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Balir 4 weeks ago
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I did a shootout, nothing really fancy or scientific, but tried to be as accurate as possible. These are the preamps: Warm...

replies: 47 views: 6,000
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Jannik 4 weeks ago
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OK, as promised yesterday here are some short files - 44.1 / 24 bit. Spoken work and acoustic. I figured y'all could loop the...

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John lennon 4 weeks ago
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Each take is with the same mic placement, beside the tail end, 1.4 m above the floor, 19 cm AB steered to the pianist. The mics...

replies: 341 views: 79,462
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biom 10th February 2018
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I made a simple (non scientific) test comparing my U99 mic with these 4 preamps. It was done over a couple months as I didn't...

replies: 44 views: 13,778
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Arthur Stone 10th February 2018
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Here are the results of a somewhat unscientific shoot-out between three mid-priced mics on some voice-over material. - Brauner...

James Lehmann
replies: 29 views: 16,704
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VoiceShow 10th February 2018
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On this shootout I took the Recorder 2 from the previous Recorder Comparison and compared 5 different preamps. A is the...

replies: 18 views: 1,066
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rojaros 8th February 2018
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Have Fun. All level matched to about .1db. Matched settings as close as I could. Boosted about 9db of low shelf at 60hz,...

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Diegel 8th February 2018
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Click the above links then click "Download", then click "Download anyway" if prompted (they are...

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monkeyxx 6th February 2018
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Well, it's that time again. Everyone couple years when I feel a new bar has been reached for Antelope conversion (and conversion...

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Zen Bamboo 5th February 2018
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Here's your chance for a comparison between these two tube compressors: Pendulum Audio ES-8 remote cutoff limiter, and QES Labs...

replies: 40 views: 15,340
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TheMegaMan 3rd February 2018
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I just did a test recording with the new Apogee MiC+ as an easy, portable and "inexpensive" alternative to regular XLR...

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konstantine 2nd February 2018
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VOVOX sonorus direct 8 cables vs PROEL with neutrik connectors XLR(DIY) 8 cables. CHAIN-one computer DAW Pro Tools-DA...

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angel72bg 31st January 2018
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Here is a small shootout I conducted trying to determine which microphone would better suit this song. All vocals are different...

Twenty Staxx
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Twenty Staxx 28th January 2018
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Yo slutz! :¬) I have the Retro Powerstrip here and its blown my mind in terms of sound and compression. Had so much fun using...

replies: 15 views: 1,383
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Rtroost 27th January 2018
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This compressor is absolutely awesome in great price :) 4 compressors in one and I can easily match settings and get sound with...

replies: 29 views: 5,618
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Meow Sound 26th January 2018
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Hi guys. Two mics, two preamps, several different impedance settings. Without knowing what they are, which do you like best...

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Kroc 24th January 2018
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Here you have the first files VOXORAMA FET tube / call it whatever you want right is VF14 EF/...

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KIDBILL 24th January 2018
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Hey Guys, I've just purchased a stereo pair of Telefunken ELA M 260 and ran them against a friends pair of Mojave MA-100 on...

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Gabriele 24th January 2018
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I know there are a ton of these, but I did one for myself to compare anyway, so why not share the files here? Sometimes I work...

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Gérald B. 22nd January 2018
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Hey guys, I did a quick Dolby 361A shootout: Hardware, Dopamine and Audiothing. My emulation sounds good the...

replies: 28 views: 1,843
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Moondog007 20th January 2018


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