Peak limiters have become ubiquitous in music production. With the advent of digital processing, limiters can now â€ślook aheadâ€ť and react instantaneously to audio peaks, providing true â€śbrickwallâ€ť limiting and ensuring that the signal never gets louder than a predetermined ceilingâ€”something that was impossible to achieve in the analog domain.… Read More
We’re always hearing about the good old days of analog, when all of the non-linearities of tubes, transistors, transformers and tape combined to color recordings in a wonderful way. From the beginning of digital, producers and engineers have been trying to figure out how to get the flavor of analog … Read More
By adding the word â€śmasteringâ€ť to a product’s name, developers imply precise control, refined algorithms, limited coloration of the signal and, when it comes to software, a more significant processor load and delay time.
Although the mastering label also suggests that a plugin is intended for … Read More
I always get dark when people refer to studio kit as â€śtoysâ€ť. Especially when you save up the pennies to finally cop some new dopeshit microphone or some flavor of compression you didnâ€™t previously have covered, and some well-intentioned friend offers congratulations for … Read More
The Focusrite ISA One is a single channel microphone preamp in a compact desktop format. It is a descendant of the preamps found in the legendary Focusrite Studio Console designed in the 1980â€™s for The Beatles’ producer, Sir George Martin.
ISA stands for â€śinput signal amplifierâ€ť … Read More