Pro Audio Review
Zoom GCE-3 Guitar Lab Circuit Emulator – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. The ZOOM GCE-3 is a compact USB audio interface that puts ZOOM Guitar Lab’s endless collection of guitar effects, amps and...
Rich Tozzoli’s Sixth Annual St. John Recording Retreat
By Rich Tozzoli. Setting up a temporary studio for two weeks each year in St. John to record reality TV music is a tough...
Revive Audio Vintage Audio MSL-Mk2 Compressor – A Real-World Review
By Rob Tavaglione. The MSL really is very good at mix compression, where it does punchy, clean and powerful work without any muss or...
Goodhertz Vulf Compressor Plug-In – A Real-World Review
Rich Tozzoli says this plug-in is a beast.
UK Sound 1173 Mic Pre Compressor – A Real-World Review
By Rob Tavaglione. The 1173 brings the best of both worlds into a single unit, offering a Neve-style 1073 preamp and Universal Audio 1176...
Roswell Colares Condenser Mic – A Real-World Review
Two mics in one, the Roswell Colares can lay on attitude and grit to spare, whether capturing vocals or guitars, but the flip of...
McDSP EC-300 Echo Collection Plug-In – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. This is a tone-shaping, sonically modulating dream delay that I use on virtually every session.
Keeley Eddie Heinzelman VoT Verb o Trem Pedals – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. The Verb o Trem is the simpler of the two; the Workstation brings more flexibility for those who need it. Each...
Eventide H9 HotSawz Synth Algorithm – A Real-World Review
By Rich Tozzoli. HotSawz allows users to bring a little synth action to the table. It’s a very cool addition to the H9 arsenal.
Review: Mara Machines MCI JH-110C 1/4-Inch 2-Track Recorder
By Russ Long. The Mara Machines MCI JH-110C 1/4-inch 2-track is undoubtedly the best way to incorporate the true sound of analog into today’s...
Review: Soyuz SU-013 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
By Mike Dwyer. This mic shows the same excellent build quality that we’ve come to expect from Soyuz.
Review: MXL Genesis FET Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
MXL sells a lot of good microphones at great prices, including the Genesis FET.
Review: SoundField SPS200 Surround Sound Microphone
Multiple diaphragm surround-sound mics seem like such a luxury to engineers who work in stereo.
Review: Cerwin-Vega P-Series P1500X and P1800SX Powered Loudspeakers
To date, one of the most impressive and unique portable P.A. systems I’ve discovered is Cerwin-Vega’s Active Series—a truly overbuilt, road-worthy and superior sounding...
Review: MXL CR89 Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
The cardioid MXL CR89 provides exceptional performance equivalent to microphones typically costing three to four times more.