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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...

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didier.brest 6 hours ago
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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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JSchlomo 1 day ago
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First let me start by saying, I LOVE "The Hardware Compressor & Limiter Comparison Thread (With Audio Files)"...

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askomiko 1 day 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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bhandy 2 days ago
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Hello slutz I modified this compressor just for fun.... I added a pair of output transformers I also changed aesthetics a...

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TheNige 2 days 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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TheMegaMan 3 days ago
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Hey guys, I did a quick Dolby 361A shootout: Hardware, Dopamine and Audiothing. My emulation sounds good the...

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Moondog007 5 days ago
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EDIT: The secret has been revealed! The preamps are revealed on page 3. heh (NOTE - Before the big "reveal", the...

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DrAudioBot 6 days ago
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monkeyxx 1 week ago
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So many post about jitter but still I don't know how it manifests!!! I can even read some authentic pros telling you cant hear...

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elegentdrum 1 week 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 1 week ago
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sOm1iAfjNRs can you guess which one is which?

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spambot_2 1 week ago
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Here it is. Not sure if anyone else posted this yet, but I did a quick Distressor shootout. My conclusion.. they all sound so...

Flippy Floppy
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Flippy Floppy 1 week ago
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The Idea: Since I am thinking about buying some Acustica plugins, and I also had the chance to test the Softube Console 1...

T.V. Eye
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neurodrive 1 week 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...

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hghdk 1 week ago
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Here are 4 files. Settings are simmilar but NOT IDENTICAL, because constructions are different and obviously this is all I could...

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iFra 2 weeks ago
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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...

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b0se 2 weeks ago
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I put 2 songs in my music website: "Will They Ever Go Away" is on top, and "Shooting the Loop Too" is the...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 2 weeks ago
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Thought I would post this quick comparison I did. I recently modded an MXL 2001 that has been laying around for years. Since I...

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ira_the_mick 3 weeks ago
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I posted a shootout no one wanted to hear, deleted it.

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roy_mattie 3 weeks ago
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Welcome Drum Mic Gearslutz!!!! guys want to settle in for a little fun? Might take a while, there's a LOT of...

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Gary D Olson 3 weeks ago
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Here's a test track put together for the purpose of testing out nine different summing boxes/configurations. Please share which...

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MythUndreamt 3 weeks ago
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Hey gear heads! This is the latest promo video we just shot this week. All tracks were recorded and mixed with no eq or...

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BluegrassDan 3 weeks ago
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Hi, I have made a comparison between the UAD Neve 1073 collection and the IK Multimedia 73 EQ plug-in. loop1_DRY loop1_IK...

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HollywoodImage 4 weeks 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...

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Romantique Tp 4 weeks ago
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Has anyone migrated from Workhorse to D-Box or the other way around for summing? The D-box has better integration with the...

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Sharp11 4 weeks ago
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Hi! I’m a very long time lurker of this community but never really bothered to register, since I didn’t feel like I had much...

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ilalin 4 weeks ago
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I wanted to share some processed files I made by running thru a bunch of compressors I've had on hand over the past year or...

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b0se 13th December 2017
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I have had the Royer 122's for some time now. One had to go into the shop for a re-ribbon so I thought I'd try out some Rode...

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esencia 13th December 2017
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Hi there **disclaimer** I know it doesn't make a lot of sense to compare these two mics as they are in different price and...

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kennybro 12th December 2017
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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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heva 12th December 2017
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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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rojaros 12th December 2017
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This isn't for the faint of heart, but I think you're up for it. I put a new song in my music website called "Set Your...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 9th December 2017
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A bit of an unfair fight? Maybe. You get to be the judge. stike Here’s how I did the test: I took a song that I had...

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skyfall 4th December 2017
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I'm getting ready to start a new project... Mostly just acoustic and vox. Right now I'm in the phase of deciding what gear to use...

Shannon Adkins
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Shannon Adkins 2nd December 2017
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AVALON 747 tube change with NOS 1960 Telefunken...

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angel72bg 30th November 2017
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Ok Shoot out is Done ! Gear used: Sony C800G (power supply and Mic tubes are less than 4 months old) JJ Audio Akita...

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WilfredoFernando 29th November 2017
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Hey Fellow Gearslutz! One can never have enough mics eh?? heh heh So in true Gearslutz fashion I decided to put SIX mics on...

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monkeyxx 28th November 2017
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Drum shootout Plugin vs Hardware API 2500 Same exact settings, more or less 3 db or GR. Find out which one is the real stuff...

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HOUSEGLUE 27th November 2017
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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...

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jodywa 26th November 2017
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Hi there I was in the market for a new pair of studio near field monitors for my home recording studio. I ended up comparing...

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Arcadia 24th November 2017
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I just modified the input internal preamplifier and I feel sound is better, noise level is 3dB lower, less distorsion, very...

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cut2muz 19th November 2017
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Blind Shootout Setup: Exact same rhodes "midi take" sent to Korg SV1 from which it goes ->Preamp XYZ -> Apollo...

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dreckdirect 18th November 2017
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Dear All, I wanted to share my latest "paper" on the art of "acoustic" recording: Analogue to digital...

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Sigma 18th November 2017
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put up a lightweight contender, weighing in at $599, hailing from Nashville, TN, The Stager Microphones SR2N, and in the other...

Doc Mixwell
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bowzin 18th November 2017
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Posting 2 files both recorded into an API with no compression.

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monkeyxx 18th November 2017
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The idea of this shootout is giving everyone the opportunity to hear and compare the character of the originals. We recorded 11...

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Joram 16th November 2017
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In this shootout I compare a pair of Urei LA-3A compressors on compress mode to a variety of plugin emulations. The Ureis are...

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eugtone 14th November 2017
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A quick and dirty test, not too precise on settings/levels: basically I wanted to know how various 1176 and 76 emulations add...

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eugtone 13th November 2017
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Been testing CD vs Tidal vs Qobuz. Both Tidal and Qobuz are their Hi-Fi packages meaning 16 bit 44.1kHz audio streaming (and...

Zac Zikis
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theblue1 12th November 2017


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