Category Archives for "Hardware"

What To Look For When Buying Your Next Direct Box

Your next direct box could be a Radial JDI, post on Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog

Direct boxes are something that we use every day in recording, yet take for granted because of their simplicity. If you’re not familiar with what they do, then you might be tempted to purchase the cheapest one you find, but there’s a real difference in the sound between brands and models. This excerpt from my […]

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10 Musical Christmas Gifts That You Might Want For Yourself

Christmas gifts for musicians from Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog

Sometimes we need a little bit of help when it comes to choosing Christmas gifts for the people around us in the music and recording business. If you have no idea what to buy, here’s a list of recommendations that covers a wide variety of items and reasonable price ranges. All of these following products […]

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10 Excellent Christmas Gifts For Musicians And Engineers 2020 Edition

Christmas gifts for musicians from Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog

Sometimes we need a little bit of help when it comes to choosing Christmas gifts for the people around us in the music and recording business. If you have no idea what to buy, here’s a list of recommendations that covers a wide variety of items and reasonable price ranges. All of these following products […]

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New Music Gear Monday: RJ Studios MB3X Multi-Band Mastering Compressor Plugin

RJ Studios MB3X compressor plugin image

Multi-band compressors are falling into disuse these days thanks to the rise of dynamic EQs, but there’s always room for a combination processor with a new approach. The RJ Studios MB3X mastering compressor plugin is a combination of a multi-band compressor combined with simple EQ and a peak limiter in one package that could be […]

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10 Excellent Christmas Gifts For Musicians And Engineers 2019 Edition

Christmas gifts for musicians from Bobby Owsinski's Music Production Blog

Sometimes we need a little bit of help when it comes to choosing Christmas gifts for the people around us in the music and recording business. If you have no idea what to buy, here’s a list of recommendations that covers a wide variety of items and price ranges. All of these following products I […]

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New Music Gear Monday: SSL SiX Desktop Mixer

SSL SiX mixer photo on Bobby Owsinski's Blog

When Greg Mackie started the desktop mixer trend in 1991 with his ground-breaking CR-1604, it became quickly apparent that there was a real need for a high-quality, yet inexpensive small mixer. Unfortunately, the 1604 might have been the high-water mark for fidelity in the category way back then, as subsequent products have grown smaller, cheaper […]

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