There is no denying that 'utility' modules get a bad rap and are seen by many as uncool. But I see them more as...
Have Neve succeeded in creating a compact desktop mixer with large-format console functionality?
Many of the features that won live sound engineers over to digital desks also have huge potential in the studio. We check out some of the best options.
Rode's one-stop podcasting shop continues to evolve.
The original The Box brought API's big-console sound to a new audience, and this new version should have even wider appeal.
With the Hear Back Octo, you can add personal foldback mixing functionality to almost any live–sound or studio setup.
When you're thrust into the driving seat for a tour with Scotland's biggest rock band, you need a desk that's not only powerful, but also quick to learn and easy to use. Enter Allen & Heath's flagship live mixer...
Splitting out your stereo signals into separate Mid and Sides tracks can open up a world of creative options in your mix.
Now boasting Mackie's highly regarded Onyx preamps, the newest mixers in the ProFX range offer much to tempt musicians on a budget.
Can Cranborne convert you to the 500 series?
However much studio trickery is considered 'normal' in a genre, the unwanted side-effects of processing can rob your mixes of impact. But it doesn't have to be that way
iZotope's AI-based plug-in suite grows ever more intelligent with the addition of an automated mix-balancing tool.
Getting vocals to 'sit right' can require a lot more than setting the fader and applying EQ. We asked a number of engineers how they do it.
This most hybrid of devices does far more than just put A‑D/D‑A conversion into a 500-series chassis. In fact, it could even make you reconsider how you use your studio...
Tiptop are back again with one of those unglamorous modules you're going to end up using in every patch, a 10HP utility...
By changing their manufacturing approach, Trident aim to offer their big-console sound and facilities at a much lower price.
Technology has moved on in the 10 years since the original D Box was released — but the concept seems stronger than ever.
Radial's newest problem-solver could prove indispensible to gigging keyboardists.
Engineer Matt Wiggins has worked with everyone who's anyone — and knows that he needs to be prepared for anything!
It may be the smallest mixer they've ever made, but the SiX shares more than just heritage with SSL's legendary large-format consoles.
Listing of all SOS April 2019 articles with accompanying media files.
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