Processors

Top Five Reasons Mic Preamps Matter

By Daniel Keller February 4, 2019

Few topics stir up more debate than microphone preamplifiers. With dozens, if not hundreds of different brands, models, shapes, sizes, variations, and configurations to choose… Read More

Road Stories #2: Paying The Dues

By Ike Zimbel December 19, 2018

In 1980 I was working for a band, doing sound…and lights…and some backline… from front of house. During the 11 months I was with them,… Read More

Backstage Class: Strange Beasts

By Andy Coules December 13, 2018

As we bask in the all-enveloping glory of the digital age, it’s come to my attention that some intrepid live sound engineers are very occasionally… Read More

In The Studio: Mastering Compressor Tips

By Bobby Owsinski December 5, 2018

With powerful mastering tools now available to everyone, it’s easy to do more harm than good when self-mastering. Although you’re always better off going to… Read More

What Is Equalization?

By Pat Brown November 1, 2018

As I was preparing a recent OptEQ workshop, a few things crystallized for me, the most fundamental being “what is equalization?” If… Read More