Excellent for vocal recording in studios and film post production houses, Sony’s C-800G Studio Tube Condenser Microphone is designed for the highest possible sound reproduction quality....

The Mellotron M4000D digital Mellotron has been very well received by the keyboard community. It has been used onstage and in the studio by many well-known artists, musicians and producers, to name a few: FooFighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Wilco, Incubus, Queens of the...

The Class A design of the Neve 1073 microphone preamplifier features 3 bands of EQ, with one fixed high frequency band, two switchable bands with cut and boost capability, and a high pass filter. All Neve channel amplifiers are designed to accept signals from a...

The original Telefunken Ela M 251 microphone has quite a history.Telefunken originally contacted AKG in 1958 to develop the 251; theresulting design incorporated the same CK12 capsule, 6072 tube and T-14transformer as the AKG C 12 mic....

Neve 1081 The Neve 1081 plugin captures the “Classic Neve Sound” Universal Audio made the classic Neve 1081 Eq as part of an effort to satisfy and ongoing need for classic sounding, high quality plugins. I use a wide variety of Universal Audio plugins and consider each...

The Juno-106 is a very common and widely used analog polysynth. It continues to be one of the most popular analog synths due to its great sound and easy programmability. It was the next major incarnation of the Juno-series, following the Juno-60. While it has virtually...

The 1960s and 1970s were a period of great musical originality, a time of contrasts, and of major developments of many new musical genres – although there were as yet no CDs, Internet, MP3 players, smartphones or associated social networks. Social networking existed, however, but...

The Neumann U87 is a pretty big deal in audio production circles. Ask any film sound or music producer what their favourite microphone is, and most will tell you it’s the Neumann-U87. Having said that, not many people own one. And that’s because they cost as much...

Dave Smith won a Grammy for his technical achievements. Aside from being the primary inventor of MIDI, Dave is the brains behind milestone technologies like the first programmable analog polyphonic synth (the Sequential Circuits Prophet-5), digital vector synthesis (the Prophet-VS), wave sequencing (the Korg Wavestation)...