Gear Reviews

by Dave Hidek

Pedals  |  No. 116

ACME Audio: Motown D.I. WB-3

reviewed by Dave Hidek

The ACME Audio Motown D.I. WB-3 direct box has a pretty nifty backstory. ACME initially tracked down around 50 of the vintage transformers that were used in the Wolfbox, the first passive DI unit,...

FabFilter: Pro-DS plug-in

reviewed by Dave Hidek

As a fan of all things FabFilter, I jumped at the chance to check out Pro-DS, a new de-esser plug-in that claims both intelligent and transparent de-essing as well as high-frequency limiting. As luck...

iZotope: Alloy plug-in

reviewed by Dave Hidek

I've been hesitant to write this review, as I'd prefer that no one else know about iZotope's Alloy but me. Being a long time iZotope fan, I was excited to work with their new do-it-all plug-in, and it...