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Mic pre and compressor


Are preamps (that) important to record synths ?

...Preamps and EQs feeding an Xpressor for a stereo front end along with a Culture Vulture. I still have a UA LA-610 MKII for my actual mic and for tracking guitar. It turned out that my $7000 front end was basically superfluous on my nice synths and that I only really wanted to use...

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Differences in the LA-610's comp and standalone LA2A

I've been doing some pre-purchase searches regarding the LA2A vs LA 610's compressor. All I've found so far is the differences swing between 'just fine' to 'poor as to not being in the same league ..or very useful even. Yikes! The cost difference is significant, so I guess it wouldn't be exactly surprising if they...

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Louder than Liftoff Silver Bullet first impressions

...reply Brad. I run a voice over studio for an advertising agency and we're currently running through Avalon 737 and LA-610 MKII. I just purchased an SSL SiX for my home studio and brought it in to AB against the tube gear we're using. I was surprised how well the SiX held its own...

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