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Here’s One Reason Why Vintage Instruments Sound Different

Vintage instrument pickups on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

A Gibson PAF Humbucker A number of readers recently asked some questions regarding the sound of vintage instruments, which prompted me to think about this excerpt from The Ultimate Guitar Tone Handbook (written with writer, composer and good buddy Rich Tozzoli) that describes some of the intangibles that went into manufacturing Gibson humbucking pickups in the 50’s and 60’s. As […]

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David Bock Talks Differences Between Vintage And Modern Microphones

David Bock on Bobby Owsinski's Production Blog

After maintenance stints at such prestigious facilities as the Hit Factory in New York City and Ocean Way in Hollywood, Bock Audio Designs (formerly Soundelux) founder and managing director David Bock went from repairing vintage microphones to manufacturing them. David now utilizes his expertise to produce updated versions of the studio classics 251, U 47, […]

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