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MP3's are on post #211 on this thread! Mike's singing into a Pearlman TM-1 with CineMag/EF14 Mics: Male vocal = Pearlman TM-1...

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soufis 15th January 2021
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I evaluated the AD-DA loops from Prism Orpheus and Mytek proposed in this post . I used only the symphonic clip that you can get...

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pkane 11 hours ago
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I've wanted to know Max Martin's vocal chain for a long time now. And there's this...

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nate12 1 day ago
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I took the debate and talk about the release of brainworx's new "bx_console SSL 4000 E" as reason to shoot it out...

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Basslik 1 day ago
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Hey friends! I'm currently doing a uni research project on hardware compression versus software compression. I'm researching...

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rbbrchckn 2 days ago
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Here is a comparison between a pair of KM183's, and a pair of sE8's with omni capsules, on an out-of-tune Bösendorfer (sorry)....

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Sharp11 2 days ago
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Update 24/04/19: Added AA Titanium 3 and reset play counters. Shuffled numbers again bar 1 and 3 since they have been commented...

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blaugruen7 1 week ago
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Alright, here is the followup to my quite popular thread SSL Bus Comp Shootout (SSL X-Rack, Stam SA-4000+, Duende, Slate, Waves,...

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Taurean 1 week ago
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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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Dirk Churlish 1 week ago
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I have rendered a short section of a live recording with different channel strip plugins for you to listen to and I'd love to...

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Taurean 1 week ago
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I put a song in my music website called "I Want to Know Why". Everything except the vocals were created in either a...

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aaron aardvark 2 weeks ago
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Sorry to put up a new thread but there seemed to be some wandering topics in that other one. Anyways THIS is a REAL test of what...

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Matt Syson 3 weeks ago
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Hello all, Here's a short demo piece featuring Native Instruments newest virtual instrument - Session Guitarist Picked...

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KevTheAudioGuy 4 weeks ago
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I've been testing out a pair of the new HRK ST552 500 series Tape Emulators. They sound damn good in my opinion... People...

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elroybutz 4 weeks ago
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Click the above links then click "Download", then click "Download anyway" if prompted (they are...

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kabelton 4 weeks ago
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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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Light Grenade 4 weeks ago
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Samples are recorded with the preamps on the Audient ID22. Microphones were side to side, and I tried my best to match the levels...

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ziggysane 4 weeks ago
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Me and a buddy, FMP, made a microphone shootout past...

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mljung 4 weeks ago
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AKG C414 B-ULS ROSWELL Delphos II PEARLMAN TM-1 Oktava MK012 Neumann KM84 Shure SM7B Sennheiser MD441 Electro Voice...

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2Low 4 weeks ago
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AD Converter Comparison Test A very elementary ITB rough mix with no EQ or compression, of an album I´m working with at the...

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SEA 12th August 2021
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There has been a lot of discussion on here lately about 500 series racks since a power supply is a vital component in audio...

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James7800 7th August 2021
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Hey, I just recently purchased a Neumann M149, and to demo it out, I hastily recorded "Lonestar" by Norah Jones with...

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Tareqdayya 2nd August 2021
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A bit of an unfair fight? Maybe. You get to be the judge. stike Here’s how I did the test: I took a song that I had...

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citytape 1st August 2021
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Fender Squire Bass to DI: ZOD ID DI and Pueblo Olla to Pueblo JR4 to Aurora(n) Two independent, non-identical passes on the...

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wagz 1st August 2021
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I just recorded myself singing the chorus of "You are not alone" by Michael Jackson... Using my AKG C414 Xlii and my...

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gsilbers 1st August 2021
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Here you have the first files VOXORAMA FET tube / call it whatever you want right is VF14 EF/...

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Husky Squad 31st July 2021
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Hello all! This is my first Gearslutz post, though I've been a reader for ages. My mics: For my radio & podcast studio...

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JblKid95 29th July 2021
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I recently grabbed an SPX-2000 and tested out the Rev-X verbs tonight. I am not aware of any shootouts with it, so here it is...

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imloggedin 27th July 2021
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I put two songs in my music website: "Faith Without Works" is the song on top, and "Does That Mean?" is the...

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aaron aardvark 27th July 2021
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Each take is with the same mic placement, beside the tail end, 1.4 m above the floor, 19 cm AB steered to the pianist. The mics...

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MWorthin 25th July 2021
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I remember scraping the net for the longest time to find a useful comparison of the two. No luck. And the shootouts here have...

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Danielbest1 25th July 2021
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I wanted to share some processed files I made by running thru a bunch of compressors I've had on hand over the past year or...

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nicolasmasset 24th July 2021
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Hello gearslutz, I currently have an apogee symphony I/O mk1 with 18in/22outs analog and I am looking into the symphony I/O...

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croyal 21st July 2021
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Hello everyone! By request I've created a video showing how to create guitar parts in odd meters with Native Instruments virtual...

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sean8877 19th July 2021
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I just got me a pair of vintage KM84s! cooge To celebrate, I made some quick clips for my fellow slutz. I recorded my Taylor...

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markblockjzz 18th July 2021
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OK, lets go. Nebula still wins for me in terms of efficiency/focusing. I made one dry file (24bit wav) and one processed...

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Dirk Churlish 5th July 2021
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I put a new song in my music website called "You're the Only Way", it is the song on top. During one part of the song...

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aaron aardvark 29th June 2021
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Hi everyone, Here I share a shootout I made in my own studio, I wanted to compare the stock preamps and converters of -...

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blayz2002 28th June 2021
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Hey everyone, this has been done before, but please read on as there is a twist this time which I need help...

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staylo 22nd June 2021
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Gang, I just finished a fun software EQ shootout you may be interested in (inspired by the Sontec shootout here). File used:...

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Zuewi 22nd June 2021
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Here's a shoot-out of the various Wurlitzer Virtual Instruments or sample sets in my possession playing some classic riffs....

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electro 21st June 2021
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there seems to be an ongoing controversy about how the KM184 sounds compared to the KM140, so i thought i would post a couple of...

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snellbacher 19th June 2021
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Big Update: 28/10/19 Added: 1) CraveEQ (analogue mode) 2) DMG Equilibrium (analogue FIR w/long impulse) 3) TDR Slick M...

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mistergeeaye 18th June 2021
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I invite you to compare and blind test yourselves. What do you hear? Files are 100 bpm, LUFS matched. There are about 12 tracks...

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dikrek 14th June 2021
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Blinded Vocal Compressor Shootout - 1 SW 4 HW Files are downloadable 96/24 WAV Olivia - Raw Vocal - Josephson C715 > Pueblo...

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StevenLMorgan 9th June 2021
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I am attempting to compile a comprehensive comparison of all emulations and clones of the original Roland Dimension D SDD-320...

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btfnk 6th June 2021
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Want to participate? Download the .wav file in the attachments, run it through your limiter(s) at +10 dB gain and post the...

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johannburkard 29th May 2021
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Last time i did a blind test.. this one is not blind also last time i used more of a thicker arrangement and it was somewhat...

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AreYouHuman 27th May 2021
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I put 2 songs in my music website: "Let Me Help You" is the song on top, and 'We Need Cooperation" is the next...

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aaron aardvark 27th May 2021
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Just got a Vanguard V13 in the house this past week, and decided to shoot it out against the three mics that have done most of...

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AndersMeyer 26th May 2021
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Dual-tracked Josephson C725 and Josephson C715 Raw Female Vocal (Spanish) Downloadable Please note that the dynamic sections...

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StevenLMorgan 26th May 2021