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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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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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I recently read about summing "out of the box" and today I had the time to do a quick test. I had to use the analog...

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exe 12th November 2017
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I could use a little help deciding which NOS tubes sound best in my preamp V1 and V2 spots. Microphone – Flea U47 All...

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BluegrassDan 11th November 2017
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Down below, be blunt :)

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Skywolfen 8th November 2017
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I had a lot of fun making a 30 minute shoout-out between these very different, but yet so similar samplers of the 80s. I'm a big...

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Elkanah77 8th November 2017
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I did a quick shoot out between a New MD-421 and a Vintage MD-421 U5, Both are in great condition both sound good. In my opinion...

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Mikas 6th November 2017
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I recently sent my Behringer ADA8200 out to BLA for the premium mod. No need for you guys to tell me what better converters there...

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CPhoenix 4th November 2017
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So, through a funny twist of fate, I now own both a Matrix 6 and a Matrix 1000. I always heard the 1000 didn't sound as good, not...

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lunaquesa 3rd November 2017
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SroSho ProAudio in Partnership with Audiolab from Tel Aviv are starting a new gear demoing series....

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callmelaub 2nd November 2017
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Threw these up whilst working on a quick demo. I was perhaps standing a bit too close but hope these examples are interesting...

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womoma 29th October 2017
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I put a new song in my music website called "Contain Yourself". All of the guitar is using either PodXT or Softube...

aaron aardvark
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aaron aardvark 26th October 2017
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Hello, I made a comparison of 6 mic premp some available for a few days from a shop: Kahayan 12K72, Art MP with Telefunken...

nicola granzotto
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nicola granzotto 23rd October 2017
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So i've been playing for 11 years now and have yet to purchase myself an amp that would reflect such experience (last amp i...

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stereosystem17 17th October 2017
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Hi Probably a long shot, but does anybody know if I can still fix a memory extension (called "mem-13") for the...

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Topsloth 14th October 2017
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Hey guys, this is not a blind shootout but something that should be of help mostly for people who think about getting their...

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JSchlomo 11th October 2017
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Stam Audio SA-2A Optical Compressor TRANSFORMER SWAP: UTC HA-100X and UTC A-24 BLIND TESTS - HAVE YOUR SAY!!!!! Swapped out...

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lesuedois 11th October 2017
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Hey guys, First off, I'm not MEGA scientific like some folks on here (my hats off to them), but I did want to print a mix...

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djryry 11th October 2017
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Heya slutz, I was lucky enough to get my hands on the newest 500 series compressor from JLM Audio, the FC500. It's a FET...

bent sounds
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blackrabbit01 6th October 2017
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Hello slutz, Conversations in this thread prompted me to do this placement comparison of the sennheiser e602 in various...

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composerken 2nd October 2017
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Here attached two takes, recorded one week apart, with a Brauner Valvet pair and a Neumann M149 pair. All other factors...

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Hook of 30th September 2017
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Hi guys, Just wanted to point your shootout ears to this site I just discovered: It's a...

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shadrin 29th September 2017
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Recently did a shoot-out between my old analogs to find out which one I liked best for 80s pads and strings. I make synth-pop...

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Elkanah77 26th September 2017
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I am comparing the Akai mpk mine mk2 to the Nektar Impulse LX25 but I'm not sure which one is the ideal midi controller for me. I...

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cosmo_D 24th September 2017
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Since this two boards are getting discussed a lot lately, I thought that posting some audio files would have been a good thing...

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DR Music 16th September 2017
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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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Moving this from the tube saturation thread for better organization. These are clips from the Sonic Farm Xcalibur saturation...

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Squawk 13th 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...

Mike Avenaim
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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...

replies: 19 views: 3,282
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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...

Abbas Alshafai
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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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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...

aaron aardvark
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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...

Mike Avenaim
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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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