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I have been hearing a lot about the red 3. I use the slate pluginn and love what it does, but I wonder if the hardware is even...

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littlesicily 16th September 2017
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Hey all, I've been using the AROUSOR a lot recently for various projects in my studio and decided to make some samples and...

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Mike Avenaim 12th September 2017
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Hello, everyone! with the launch of the new Focusrite plugin, I decided to do a little comparison between him, the FG-RED and...

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littlesicily 12th September 2017
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Hey guys. Me being one of the guys thats tired of hearing that Waves plugins sound plastic and most software doesn't come close...

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zArt 4th September 2017
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24 Bit / 96k Blind Test Three Clocks Used: Antelope 10M/Trinity Combo Black Lion Audio Micro Clock Mk3 Black Lion Audio Micro...

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godface9 4th September 2017
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Hi Guys, This is a follow on from my thread...

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davehall6162 4th September 2017
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Hello! I've been asked by a few of you to post the Analog Loop (D/A - A/D) version of my previous all-digital test in a...

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godface9 3rd September 2017
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I forgot to include the Lauten Audio Eden LT-386 mic in the title of this thread. This shootout is to give you a perspective on...

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wagz 2nd September 2017
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Purchased a vintage Neumann KM84i in nice condition this week and put it up against my modern reissue and only a few years old,...

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hasntbeen 1st September 2017
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I got the Slate VMS last week-end and compared it to my trusted Telefunken ELAM 251e reissue. Both mics went straight into...

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SEED78 1st September 2017
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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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frenzy 31st August 2017
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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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spambot_2 31st August 2017
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Edit: February 2012 I removed the esnips and megaupload links that dis not not work any longer. New download link for raw...

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Chrshv80 30th August 2017
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Biosynth 30th August 2017
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I put 2 songs in my music website: the one on top is called "Will Pay Double", and the second one down is called...

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aaron aardvark 29th August 2017
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hey! The three mics in this blind shootout/poll are the Slate FG-12, Slate FG-251, Jeanne Audio JA-251. And the recording...

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hasntbeen 29th August 2017
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A while back, I took a moment to compare DAV BG1 Preamp to my Focusrite ISA One. These two mic preamps are discussed a lot (esp....

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The Warmth 28th August 2017
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Hello, All is in the title :cool: Elysia KARACTER 500 analog distortion unit & XFILTER 500 quick test. Elektron Analog...

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jonnyjonjon 28th August 2017
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Hey all, I just finished up a video demonstrating the Beyerdynamic the M130 / M 160 / M 201 and M 88 TG on drums at my studio...

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Mike Avenaim 27th August 2017
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You can listen here: One of these is mixed with Ableton plugins (EQ8...

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Barnaby150 26th August 2017
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Here are some files. There are 3 loopback copies, 3 masters and the original mix. They were printed three ways. Pure2 only. ...

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Patrick3000 26th August 2017
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Just wanted to get others' take on this shoot-out. My opinion is that the video is of course nicely done, it's classy and...

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aramism 26th August 2017
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I did a quick test to see which lunchbox sounded better to me: API 500-6B vs Lindell Audio 506. Using an Apollo Quad, I simply...

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Doc Mixwell 25th August 2017
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These are from two different parts of a song. Each pair is identical mix wise, but one of the drum mics has it's phase flipped....

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Piranhadrum 24th August 2017
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I've replaced one V30 in my cabinet to get a bit more versatile sound. 2 V30 (UK version) give too much fizz If you're...

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HollowmanPL 17th August 2017
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Hi Folks! This is my virgin thread. I think you will like it, but lease be gentle with me ;-) I have prepared a small test...

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World Studios 17th August 2017
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I know at least a few folks have been curious about these mics. I've had mine for a while and have used them on all kinds of...

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spambot_2 15th August 2017
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Hey folks, Here is a video sample of a comparison between my hand-built AML ez1073 preamps and a two-channel point-to-point...

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spambot_2 15th August 2017
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I'm sure there are going to be a ton of people telling me how unscientific this is, but so be it. I know something like this...

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Yummerz 13th August 2017
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With all the new reverbs out lately time for a little shoot out. Simple test. One aux send instance on the drum bus. About 30ms...

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kyouryuukunn 9th August 2017
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Hi! I decided to to a quick preamp shootout on vocals. These are the contenders: FMR Really Nice Preamp TL Audio 5051...

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spambot_2 8th August 2017
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I remember arguing with some people before about the benefit of running your soft synths at higher sample rates even if you are...

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captain Smudge 8th August 2017
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I use a Yamaha SREV1 in my studio. I have converted the impulse responses of the bricasti M7 from "Acousticas" into the...

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Rumi 6th August 2017
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please tell me if you can hear the difference between these two attached audio files. both files are made from the same source...

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Muser 6th August 2017
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Hi Guys, These are two u87's microhpones we have been testing at Stam Audio. I would be very keen on hearing which of both you...

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joshuanaconda 2nd August 2017
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This is a blind shootout between these ten preamps: CAPI VP26 API 512c CAPI VP28 AEA RPQ500 Antelope MP32 Phoenix DRS-1R Vintech...

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jesserayernster 28th July 2017
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Hello Gearslutz community! Just as the title says this is a shootout between the Warm Audio WA-87 vs Zenpro's Modded WA-87. So...

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cserrano 27th July 2017
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Ok here goes. I've been eagerly wanting to know how well the SPL Crimson could stand up to the Metric Halo ULN-2. I recorded...

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ben_allison 27th July 2017
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I put a new song in my music website called "Mercy Me". All of the guitar uses either PodXT or Studio Devil Amp Modeler...

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aaron aardvark 26th July 2017
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Hey! I just posted a video review of the Stam Audio 1073 MPA. I made some shootouts between the Carnhill and Sowter...

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dickiefunk 20th July 2017
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Excited about this piece of gear, on a track snippet of mine. Original & 6 variations. What you reckon? Do comment.

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MR WOO 15th July 2017
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Hi guys! Recently I've been doing some A/B comparisons between EDM 100% ITB tracks and some that I know that used some outboard...

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socorro32 9th July 2017
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I was testing few compressors on my drum buss so I thought I should render the files and share with you guys. The setting on each...

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georgehenderson 9th July 2017
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Hi all, As a long-time analog tape user I have been intrigued with the release this year of popular tape sims by Waves and UAD,...

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monkeyxx 4th July 2017
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Bettermaker Limiter on a track snippet of mine. Original & 3 variations. ((The .wav aren't attaching. Hence .mp3 @ 320))

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JamesTinney 1st July 2017
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Delete - i tried to attached .wav 3 times, failed every time.

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JamesTinney 1st July 2017
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A stereo piano recording boosted 15db at 3kHz at various Q settings by the Antelope VEQ-4K, the Waves SSL 4K, and the Slate FG-S...

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Clybourne 29th June 2017
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Here's a converter test I just did. Compared a Lynx Hilo (TB), a Tascam DA-3000, and a Prism Dream AD-2. Signal Flow: Otari...

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OlivierL 23rd June 2017
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I have 2 of the GAP 73 Neve style Mic Pres. Both brand new. 1 has been modded with 'real' Carnhill Transformers (Mic input and...

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Q4 Ent. 22nd June 2017
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Hello! We tested 10 of the best guitar microphones in the market. Which one do you...

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Panos 18th June 2017


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