January 12th, 2017 by Nic Hard
A closeup view of two of the B16’s modules.
Early in 2016, Burl Audio announced its new B16 Mothership, the little brother to their flagship B80 interface.
The original B80 Mothership—an enormous, upscale, transformer-based AD & DA converter—was very well received, and I read nothing but good reviews about Read more...
January 10th, 2017 by SonicScoop
Thanks to Audio-Technica, Nic Hard, producer/mixer/engineer for artists including Ghost Beach, The Bravery and 98° cracks open a Snarky Puppy track, “Grown Folks”, and shares details about his mic placements and mix choices.
Check out the complete mix of Snarky Puppy’s “Grown Folks” here.
And learn more about Audio Read more...
October 5th, 2016 by SonicScoop
You may remember last year’s MixCon. Over 1,250 of you signed up for a series of live mix walkthroughs with some amazing, platinum-selling and GRAMMY-Award-winning mixers including Kevin Killen, Marc McClusky, Ariel Borujow and more.
Tens of thousands more of you joined us online for the video Read more...
March 22nd, 2016 by Nic Hard
The battery-powered, speaker-sporting, Novation Circuit.
Let me start by saying this: The Novation Circuit is fun. I didn’t even read the manual, and I was making music from scratch within minutes.
Over the years, I’ve owned and used plenty of the Roland drum machines and analog keys: The SH-101, TB-303, Read more...
November 23rd, 2015 by David Weiss
Who wouldn’t want the best of both worlds?
Every Snarky Puppy performance is unique.
Mixer Nic Hard certainly does, and realized he could have it via an intriguing project for Grammy Award winning instrumental fusion group Snarky Puppy. In this dreamy scenario come true, Hard gets to mix the live Read more...