Following a recent nearfield monitor review of mine in SOS — a product, it’s true to say, that I didn’t find entirely...
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I’ve not found a way of bypassing an external effect (Boss DD-500) by using automation in Cubase 8.5 Pro. I didn’t want the...
I have a Roland Quad Capture [audio interface], which I’m very happy with. I would like to use the digital inputs in addition to the two analogue inputs. How can I achieve this?
I recently worked at an event where the sound engineer blew up the sound card on a computer, apparently because the sound desk...
What’s the benefit of using phantom power instead of a 9V battery to power an active DI box (specifically the Orchid Classic DI)?
I enjoyed Mark Mynett’s recent Making Modern Metal series in SOS, but didn’t understand why he suggested that when EQ’ing...
I purchased two Grace Design m201 mic preamps but I’m having trouble understanding how the m201 A‑D converter works...
I finally have a spare bedroom into which I can put some studio gear. Assuming I’ve treated my room acoustically and sound leakage is not a concern, what size of monitors would it be worthwhile me considering?
My Soundcraft EFX12 mixer is pretty new, but when I try and use a channel with a microphone, and an insert cable running to an effects loop with various Moog pedals, I get almost no level from the mic. Can you help?
A ribbon mic would be a very welcome addition to my collection, but would its figure-of-eight pattern mean I pick up more of the room tone compared with a cardioid condenser?
There must always be a certain amount of masking going on in any mix, but I just don’t know how much there should be. Can you offer any tips?
I have a slight level mismatch that I don’t know how best to resolve. I want to patch the Dangerous Music Compressor through the inserts on two of an Allen & Heath GL2400 mixer’s input channels. The problem is that the send signal from the mixer is a tad weak for hitting the compressor where it works best...