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Gear Of The Year 2022 | SOS Podcast

Paul and Hugh's favourite gear releases By Hugh Robjohns & Paul White
Published January 2023
Technical Editor Hugh Robjohns (L) and Executive Editor Paul White (R)Technical Editor Hugh Robjohns (L) and Executive Editor Paul White (R)

Paul White and Hugh Robjohns pick their hardware and software highlights from the last 12 months, plus feature some late arrivals.

Show Notes


00:00 - Introduction
00:14 - ASM Hydrasynth Deluxe


04:12 - IK Amplitube TONEX Amp Simulation Software

05:25 - PMC6-2 Monitors
07:00 - MiMU Jellyfish Granular Synth
07:45 - The Great Chip Shortage

10:26 - Sonnect Audio Sound Bullet

13:38 - Waves BB Tubes Plug-in
14:27 - Hardware Recorders
17:05 - Synth Sounds For Guitar

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Click here: Read the full 2022 Gear Of The Year choices by the SOS Editorial team.

Presenter: Paul White - Biog

Paul White initially trained in electronics at the Royal Radar Establishment in Malvern then went on to work with Malvern Instruments, a company specialising in laser analysis equipment, before moving into technical writing. 

He joined the Sound On Sound team in 1991 where he became Editor In Chief, a position he held for many years before becoming Executive Editor in 2020. Paul has written more than 20 recording and music technology textbooks, the latest being The Producer’s Manual.

Having established his own multitrack home studio in the 1980s Paul has worked with many notable names, including guitarists Bert Jansch and Gordon Giltrap. He’s played in various bands over the years and currently collaborates with Malvern musician Mark Soden, under the name of Cydonia Collective. Paul still performs live claiming that as he has suffered for his music he doesn’t see why everyone else shouldn’t too!

Presenter: Hugh Robjohns - Biog

Hugh Robjohns has been Sound On Sound´s Technical Editor since 1997. Prior to that he worked in a variety of (mostly) sound-related roles in BBC Television, ending up as a Sound Operations Lecturer at the BBC´s technical training centre. He continues to provide audio consultancy and bespoke broadcast audio training services all over the world, lectures at professional and public conventions, and occasionally records and masters acoustic and classical music too!

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