Category Archives for "Video"

New Music Gear Monday: Your Heaven Audio CloseUp Miking System

CloseUp System on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Acoustic stringed instrument players have always suffered from amplification problems in a live environment. Place a microphone on the instrument and you’ll get at least some change in tonal quality and usually a lot of leakage, regardless of the quality of the microphone that you use. Resort to a pickup and the instrument no longer […]

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New Music Gear Monday: TC Electronic TC-2290-DT Delay Plugin And Desktop Controller

TC-2290-DT on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

For a good part of the analog audio hardware years of the 80s and 90s, the TC Electronic TC-2290 delay was a standard in every studio. It offered excellent quality delays coupled with some amazing modulation effects to take it leaps and bounds beyond anything else on the market at the time. Since we’ve hit the […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Steinberg Rupert Neve Designs UR-RT Audio Interfaces

Steinberg UR-RT interfaces on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

Rupert Neve has a sterling reputation for great sounding audio, and we all want to have at least some of his gear in our audio toolbox. That being said, the one thing that Rupert’s latest company, Rupert Neve Designs, has never offered is an audio interface. Now Steinberg has teamed up with RND to create […]

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New Music Gear Monday: UAD Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Plugin

UAD EL8 Distressor plugin on Bobby Owsinski's Production blog

It’s really difficult for a piece of gear to become a standard that everyone must have. It’s especially difficult when it comes to compressors, since most of the classic designs were created 50 years ago or so and we’ve seen mostly variations on a theme since. That’s why Dave Derr’s EL8 Distressor is such a […]

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New Music Gear Monday: Boz Digital Labs Manic Compressor Plugin

Manic Compressor on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

You probably read the headline for this post and thought, “Not another compressor plugin,” and I’d be lying if I didn’t tell you that at first I thought the same thing about Boz Digital Labs’ Manic Compressor. But this plugin has a number of tricks up its sleeve that most compressors don’t have, which makes […]

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Blue Öyster Cult “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” Isolated Rhythm And Backing Vocal Tracks

Dont Fear The Reaper on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

I bet you’ve heard Blue Oyster Cult’s “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” at least a thousand times already, as it’s been an FM radio and film staple since it was released in 1976. I bet even after all those listenings you never heard the clavinet in the song, or noticed the guiro. And I bet you didn’t hear […]

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This Mashup Between RATT And Marvin Gaye Shouldn’t Be This Good

Marvin Gaye RATT mashup

Things like this aren’t supposed to happen. With all due respect, Marvin Gaye and RATT aren’t exactly in the same league, but sometimes there’s an unexpected synergy that happens that just defies every expectation. That’s what happens in this mashup between RATT’s hit “Round and Round” background track and Marvin Gaye’s “Heard It Through The […]

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