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Posts from August, 2009



Audio Comparison – Black Lion Audio mod for Digi-002R

Monday, August 31st, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Ever wondered whether the Black Lion Audio mod for Digi 002 hardware is worth the money? I did too. Unfortunately, I only found out after spending the money on the upgrade. In a simple test, I can’t hear an improvement.

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Posted in DAW, Shootouts | 85 Awesome Comments



MJE-K47H – Large-diaphragm conversion for MXL, Apex, and Nady Pencil Mics

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

We’ve been aware for a while that Michael Joly has developed an exciting new product for the MXL 603S/604 and similar “pencil condensers.” Michael has been a friend to this site since its early days, and has given us an exclusive peek at the new gear and packaging.

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Posted in Microphones | 3 Awesome Comments



Comparison shopping for microphones

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could see all the best microphone prices from a half-dozen different sellers, all in one place? Well, I think so: Microphone Sale

Posted in Colophon | 2 Awesome Comments



How to test drum bearing edges

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Some people emailed to ask what happened to my new Taye drum kit. I posted pictures of the unboxing in March, but haven’t mentioned the kit since then. It was conspicuously absent from the photo at the end my recent USB audio interface/mic-pre shootout. The story of my Taye StudioMaples is a sad one, because […]

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Posted in Drums | 17 Awesome Comments



Audio Underground Roadshow goes to LA

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

This is my plug for the second Audio Underground Roadshow, a roaming demo of high-end pro audio gear put on by TransAudio Group. Spend an afternoon listening to killer mics and pres and to great stories from guys who have seen it all.

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