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Sept. 15, 2011

Tutorials

Valgeir Sigurðsson

by Allen Farmelo

It's not an exaggeration to say that most non-Icelandic people come to know of this tiny island country through the records Valgeir Sigurðsson made with Björk, and there's no denying that...

Sept. 15, 2011

Interviews

Valgeir Sigurósson (bonus)

by Allen Farmelo

It's not an exaggeration to say that most non-Icelandic people come to know of this tiny island country through the records Valgeir Sigurðsson made with Björk, and there's no denying that...

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Gear Geeking

Gear Geeking w/ Andy...

by Andy Hong

While recommending various hand tools for maintaining studio wiring in the previous issue, I thought of also covering flashlights, but being the tool geek that I am, I realized I wouldn't have enough...

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IsoDI Direct Box

by Avenson Audio  |  reviewed by Scott McChane

DI boxes are just not that sexy. However, the more sessions I record, the more I grow to really appreciate the simple pieces of gear that I can consistently rely upon. After repeated use, the Avenson...

SRH940 headphones

by Shure  |  reviewed by Andy Hong

When I initially donned these headphones, I was reminded of when I heard ADAM Audio S3-A active monitors (Tape Op #33) for the first time at the now defunct Bomb Factory Studios in Burbank. I was...

MPA685 mic preamp

by Ingram Engineering  |  reviewed by Kirt Shearer

I had seen the ads for a while in Tape Op. There were these preamps I had never heard of by a company I had never heard of — Ingram Engineering. They looked cool and somewhat retro. I had always...

Stereo Tape Simulator

by Sound Skulptor  |  reviewed by Garrett Haines

Sound Skulptor is a division of the Synchronia Company, which also runs a studio in southwest France. They offer a line of DIY audio kits. We jumped at the chance to review the Stereo Tape Simulator...

611-B Complimiter

by Spectra Sonics  |  reviewed by Pete Weiss

These days, fans of the much-loved (and much-misunderstood) Spectra Sonics 610 compressor/limiter (dubbed “Complimiter” by the company) have much to be happy about. In addition to the...

Pro Audio Splicing Tape

by Splicit  |  reviewed by Garrett Haines

I’ve been using that same crap splicing tape that most everyone uses. You know, that thin white stuff that holds better to skin than tape. I found a much better solution sold by Splicit....

RNR1 active ribbon mic

by SE Electronics  |  reviewed by Adam Kagan

SE Electronics has been busy building a loyal fan-base for their wide range of microphones, and they recently teamed up with Rupert Neve to design some new microphones for SE's lineup. The SE RNR1...

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