My Fav 5: Mic Preamps
This week we will take a look at my favorite 5 mic preamps. Whether tracking vocals, stringed instruments or hardware samplers; a good mic pre is vital to get all of the flavor out of your source. Here is my favorite 5: #1. API 312 (1608) Let me be clear, I’m not exactly fond of using the 1608 console. The together but separate nature is annoying sometimes but totally understandable considering that it’s kind of the company’s calling card. I am very fond of the preamp that is
My Fav 5: Hardware Compressors
This is a short list of my favorite hardware compressors I've used thus far.
Hello Old Friend....
Hope all is well in your world, I've been hard at work and enjoying every bit of it.
Finally back at home!!!!
This past week I got my hands on the one that got away....the beloved Akai MPC 60! this one is the second iteration of the machine that went on to change music production forever. It is also the machine I learned to make beats on 20 years ago. My older brother‘s best friend B ( RIP) who was a DJ and producer didn’t want me to be just another rapper so he taught me the ins and out of the recording and production side of things. Little did we both know we was setting me up for