Fender Super-Sonic Amp Squeal – Problem and Fix/Solution

A friend brought my old (now his) Super Sonic 60 amp in because it had started squealing at gigs. Because of this sound, it was unusable. To cut to the chase…it’s the reverb circuit, specifically the RCA connector at the amp. Wiggle the white reverb tank connector at the bottom of the chassis and you … Continue reading

DIYRE Colour 500-Series Modules

A Touch of Colour   The DIYRE Colour modules are conceptually simple units that isolate the building block components from classic gear. Colour takes these tone-shaping components and lets you access them on their own inside of a DIY 500-series module.┬áThe Colour modules can give you more (or less) of a single effect, whether that … Continue reading

Do you really think I can build this [compressor, preamp, eq]?

Build your own pro audio gear – it’s not rocket surgery.

Drip Electronics STA-LEVEL Compressor

A review of the Drip Electronics Sta-Level tube compressor.

Dangerous ST-DAC Review (Monitor ST DA Converter)

A very positive review of the Dangerous ST_DAC DA Converter for the Monitor ST controller.

DAW interface options at the dawn of Thunderbolt

Upgrading your project studio DAW interface to 96KHz

The author goes on a search for the best way to get 18 channels of 96KHz audio into and out of a laptop using Avid ProTools 9. There is a requirement to use outboard gear and digital conversion that primarily rests outside of the interface itself – the main goal is to find something that delivers and sends 1s and 0s to and from the computer.

Comparing Gene Lawson’s L251 microphone capsule to Tim Campbell’s CT12 capsule

A comparison between the Lawson L251 capsule and Tim Campbell’s CT-12 capsule on the Lawson Microphones L251 amp body.

Royer 121 Microphones and Customer Service

An overview on studio recording uses for Royer 121 ribbon microphones, along with a description of their sound and Royer’s customer service.

oktava mc-012 mics

Oktava Mods: The Morals of Modding MC-012 Microphones

The morals of modding Okatva MC-012 Microphones.