We check out the different types, formats, and applications of leveling amplifiers and how they are used in the recording process.
API adds two 500-series modules to the inexpensive Select range: the SV12 compressor based on the Paragon console, and the SV14 4-band EQ.
Tracking vocals and instruments at home can be a challenge. We check out some of the best EQs under $1000 for your home studio setup.
The new Drawmer 1972 is a versatile dual-channel mic, line, and instrument preamp with many useful extras like filters and an upward expander.
Using hardware with your DAW can be confusing at first. Outboard gear for beginners covers important aspects of upgrading your setup.
Hardware processing on your master out can be a gamechanger when working in the box. We check out the best stereo compressors under $2000.
The Bus+ is the next generation of the legendary SSL Bus Compressor – and then some. We've taken the SSL Bus+ for a spin in our review!
Who hasn't dreamt of owning a Fairchild? While the Heritage Audio Herchild 660 and 670 are certainly no bargain, they make that goal more attainable.
API has announced the 3122V microphone preamp. The 3122V is a 2-channel preamp based on the same circuit design as the 4-channel 3124V and the 512V/512c.
Louder than Liftoff has announced the Silver Bullet mk2. The stereo bus/line/mic amp now offers even more 'mojo' thanks to the Colour Module expansion slot.
Yes, 2020 was a tough year for hardware manufacturers. But the year still brought us many fine compressors, preamps and other studio gear!
The Rupert Neve Designs 5254 Diode Bridge Compressor delivers two channels of classic Neve 2254-style compression in one unit of rack space, with some modern improvements.
Here's a posh new way to get 2 channels of analog audio into your DAW: Rupert Neve Designs has launched the MBC Master Buss Converter with selectable analog drive paths and limiters.
Klark Teknik has announced the 3rd Dimension BBD-320, a clone of the famous Roland SDD Dimension D analogue chorus of the 80s. Here's an affordable way to sound like Brian Eno and Peter Gabriel.
Manufacturer Warm Audio roars into 2020 with a no-bull replica of the fabled Oxfordshire stereo bus compressor at a price that will make its competitors take note.
Heritage Audio has introduced the HA-609A diode bridge compressor/limiter. The dual mono/stereo compressor/limiter offers two linkable channels with an entirely discrete class A circuit design.
Buzz Audio has introduced the Zodiak Tilt-n-Filter EQ, an innovative dual-channel tilt EQ with a parametric mid band and filters. Can the Zodiak change the way you track and mix?
Black Lion Audio has introduced the Eighteen microphone preamp and passive program equalizer. BLA says that the Eighteen channel strip is "an homage to the classic Melcor sound".
Acustica Audio released version 2 of its Gold suite of outboard gear emulations. Designed for lovers of vintage British console sound, Gold v2 introduces a new equalizer and three more preamps.
New compressors pop-up all the time, many are replicas of classic models. Maag Audio however, demonstrate fresh thinking with the MAGNUM-K compressor.
API have announced two new pre-amp variants, the 3124V and the 3124MV. That's right, now there's a 3124 with output volume control!
R10 ten-slot 500 Series rack from Rupert Neve Designs anyone? Also previewing at NAMM from Rupert Neve is a new SwiftMix Master Control for the 5088.
Klark Teknik producing a clone? Something feels amiss. Surely Behringer who own Klark Teknik are abusing the name.
Rupert Neve has finally been persuaded to re-design and release a modern version of the famous 1073 mic pre-amp: The Shelford Channel has arrived.