Category Archives for "Gear"

Amphion’s Anssi Hyvonen, Facebook’s Lasso, And Modern Recording’s Start On My Latest Inner Circle Podcast

Anssi Hyvonen photo the Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Amphion loudspeakers have become a favorite of award-winning mixing engineers the world over, and founder and CEO Anssi Hyvonen is my guest on the podcast today. Anssi spent most of his life as a hi-fi enthusiast, but he got into building speakers sort of by accident. His speakers are very well respected by that community, but acceptance […]

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February 12, 2019

Cloning Vintage Knobs

Cloning vintage knobs photo on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Boy, do we love vintage gear. The problem is that often when we get that long lost gem home we find that a few parts are missing, and the easiest to lose over the years are knobs. That’s usually not a problem though as replacement knobs, even vintage ones, are readily available today. But what […]

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New Music Gear Monday: AcoustiTools Live Sound AR Analysis App

AcoustiTools AR iOS app graphic on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Live sound engineers have struggled with the variance in venues ever since the beginning of the discipline. Whether a sports arena, a roadhouse stage, or a house of worship, every space presents its own unique challenges when it comes to sound engineering and speaker placement.¬†And while there are some great analysis tools available, none have […]

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This Might Be The Transducer Breakthrough We’ve Been Waiting For

MIT laser audio transducer on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

For about a hundred years loudspeaker technology has worked pretty much the same way. An electronic signal is changed into mechanical energy thanks to a magnet and moving coil attached to usually a paper diaphragm, which then moves the air. Sure, there have been other tries at transmitting sound through the air, like electrostatic and […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Warm Audio WA-251 Tube Condenser Microphone

Warm Audio WA-251 on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

If you’re like me, you’re probably thinking that the last thing the audio world needs is another vintage mic clone. There are already so many good ones available at some great prices. That said, Warm Audio has a way with vintage gear copies that seems to capture the essence of the product that many boutique […]

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December 17, 2018

Cool Christmas Gifts For Musicians And Engineers 2018

We could all use a little bit of shopping help when it comes to buying Christmas¬†gifts for the people around us in the music and recording business. If you’re in a quandary about what to buy, you’re in luck as I have a list of recommendations that covers a wide variety of items and price […]

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