The Dizengoff D865 Varimu compressor.
Chicago-based Dizengoff Audio has created quite a buzz for itself by by making shockingly affordable recreations of classic gear with mostly locally-sourced components.
You could think of it as something like “farm-to-table” audio, and the care taken by this new outfit’s designers and builders really Read more...
August 10th, 2016 by Julian Tardo
The Wilkinson Audio DeBleeder offers an innovative and effective take on noise-gating, designed specifically for drum tracks.
When it comes to recording and mixing acoustic drums in the context of modern, punchy record production, a key difficulty is sufficiently isolating individual drums for processing and beefing up.
Bleed (or “spill”) Read more...
August 9th, 2016 by Matthew Wang
Guitarists are often tweakers, dedicating hours of research and practice to get the best possible tones and comfort from their instruments.
Electric guitarists will audition countless amps, speaker cabinets, individual speakers, picks, strings, and more as they continue on the never-ending search for great tone making some of us acoustic Read more...
August 3rd, 2016 by Ari Raskin
SPL, makers of acclaimed instant-classic outboard gear dating back to the 1990s like the Vitalizer and the Transient Designer, have a couple of new 500-series units out, and I was fortunate enough to get my hands on one of them: The 1503 “DeS” de-esser.
SPL has never been known Read more...
July 28th, 2016 by Ari Raskin
The Dizengoff Audio DA2 Tube Preamp is based on the classic RCA BA-2c.
Chicago’s Dizengoff Audio, manufacturers of boutique-style vintage-inspired gear, have just released their newest product, a mic pre with a lot of vibe, a very low noise floor, and an extremely (almost unbelievably) affordable price.
The Dizengoff Read more...