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COME IN & CHECK OUT OUR NEW SHOWROOM
Turramurra Music is Sydney’s leading professional audio equipment destination. Our recently renovated live sound PA showroom features a wide range of mixing consoles, from compact analogue and digital rack mixers, through to large format digital cons
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Need To Know
Expect to pay $369 Røde: (02) 9648 5855 or info@rode.com Works with almost any device Lightweight and rugged construction. Mic sound quality not incredible Rode continues to impress with its innovative product design and problem solving. While you ma
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KORG VOLCA NUBASS Vacuum Tube Synthesiser
My first drum machine back in the ’80s was a Roland TR-606. It was what I could afford at the time and it didn’t stay in its original form for more than one day — it soon had separate outputs and tunable toms, and it was quite unique. At the same tim
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Ed Space
Here’s a question I recently asked myself: Do kids drink water straight from a garden hose anymore? I don’t think they do. For whatever reason, slurping straight from the hose occupies a disproportionately large chunk of my childhood summer recollect
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SENNHEISER HD 25 LIGHT Closed-Back Headphones
Lightweight and unobtrusive, Sennheiser’s HD 25 on-ear headphones may not impress with their looks but effortlessly impress with their sound. Those little earcups deliver big sound and a thumping bottom end without sucking anywhere nearly as much amp
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Need To Know
$1399 RRP, expect to pay $1099. Dynamic Music: (02) 9939 1299 or info@dynamicmusic.com.au Rugged, small & light weight. No need to adjust input gain. Numerous powering options. Cannot adjust recording levels of 32-bit files. A small, lightweight and
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Audio Technology
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Take Your Pick
The Sennheiser HD 25s are available in three offerings. While the new HD 25 Light is cheapest, the established HD 25 model sports a single sided cable, split headband and rotatable ear cup. The HD 25 Plus is the deluxe package — same headphones but w
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ZOOM F6 Portable Field Recorder
I recently reviewed Zoom’s F8n [see AT132] and both it and their new F6 demonstrate that Zoom is continuing a strong evolution of design in its products. There will never be a single device that is perfect for all needs, but the F6 is an interesting
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What’s On
After 33 years, Studio 52 at Johnston St Collingwood has closed and moved to newer, bigger and much greater facilities in Heidelberg, between Northland shopping centre and Latrobe Uni. For over a year the new Empire Music Studios have been built whil
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Need To Know
$179 RRP Sennheiser: (02) 9910 6700 or sales@sennheiser.com.au Impressive tone with gutsy lows Lightweight Headband feels a little delicate Sennheiser’s HD25 Light won’t disappoint as a trusty ‘desert island’ monitoring tool for audio engineers or re
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32-bit Float
32-bit floating-point has been a processing standard for years and, now, as an audio file format theoretically provides a staggering dynamic range compared to Linear PCM. As a rule-of-thumb, Linear PCM offers a dynamic range of 6dB per bit, so 16-bit
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News
SSL continues to peddle its analogue wares to the masses, this year going beyond the SiX and its true SSL “sound in a shoebox” approach and doing something even more accessible: the SSL 2 & 2+. Both are USB bus-powered, desktop audio interfaces with
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TOP 5 Producers’ Show 'n' Tell with: Dave + Sam
Without this there’s no record! Everything was recorded, arranged, mixed and processed through this thing. Purchased in 2014 and still going strong! What better selling point is there than it being the mic that “was used to record Thriller”. We reco
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Need To Know
RRP: $3299.50 per speaker Amber Technology: ambertech.com.au or 1800 251 367 Plenty of power. Well-tailored low end. Just enough DSP. AES digital input onboard. Hard to fault. With the Core series, Dynaudio has stripped back from the DSP-laden Air se
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Live News
d&b‘s new KSL-SUB and KSL-GSUB operate with two forward-facing 15-inch drivers and a single, rear-facing 15-inch driver. The sleek sub weighs in at 82kg, measures 1 x 0.90 x 0.45m, and boasts an output of 139dB when driven by d&b D80 amplifiers. A ne
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i For Detail
Justin Vernon, leader of the alt-folk band Bon Iver, called their 2016 album 22, A Million, “a new way of telling a story.” It was an understatement. 22, A Million was as experimental as it’s possible to get (short of going atonal), with tons of dist
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DYNAUDIO CORE 7 Active Studio Monitors
Dynaudio’s Core series of studio monitors has that feeling of getting back to basics. It was as if Dynaudio went a little too ‘mad scientist’ with the previous flagship studio speakers, the Air series, and Core is the natural course correction. The A
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Recording News
LUNA is Universal Audio’s surprising new DAW outing. It transforms UA’s interfaces into fully integrated production systems, using its integrated DSP to create an analogue-style (Mac only) DAW centred around latency-free processing. LUNA offers preci
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Jelmore
To illustrate their mix approach for I,I, Hanson and Messina chose ‘Jelmore’ as the most indicative. The first six tracks are sends to outboard gear – an Eventide H3000 side chain and a Thermionic Culture Vulture side chain. Below that are nine drum
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Need To Know
RRP: $362 Mixmasters Pro Audio: (08) 8278 8506 or www.mixmastersproaudio.com.ausales@mixmasters.com.au Allows passive ribbons and low-output dynamics to be used with any preamp. Maintains original sound of the microphone. High ‘bang for buck’. A soph
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THE QUICK MIX with CHRIS TANAKA CANWELL
Who are you currently touring with? My main gig over the last few years has been mixing FOH for Vintage Trouble out of Los Angeles. We’ve toured all over the world, and most of my other work fell by the wayside once we teamed up! I also double-dippe
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Recording The Teskey Brothers Live
Walking into the Forum Melbourne on a cold Spring afternoon I’m looking for Naomune Anzai (Nao to his friends), production manager and FOH mix engineer for the Teskey Brothers. Recently renovated and restored to its original beauty, the Forum’s insid
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ROYER LABS dBOOSTER Inline Mic Gain Booster
Recording an album for the Melvins some decades ago, I put an RCA 74B a few feet back from King Buzzo’s Sunn amp and had my first listen to a ribbon mic. A friend had gifted it as a joke; he’d grabbed it at a garage sale, found it to be noisy and dis
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Melbourne’s ‘School of Rock’ Now Tooled Up
Melbourne’s ‘School of Rock’ never had it so good. Northern College of Arts & Technology has certainly done it tough at times. In fact, back in the early ’90s, then-premier Jeff Kennett’s razor gang closed the school down. Students kept showing up an
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FEELING GOOD Michael Bublé Live
‘A mix is a mix is a mix.’ This is the sage advice given to FOH engineer Craig Doubet by a recording engineer mentor David Leonard (who won a Grammy in 1983 for co-engineering the Toto IV album). By which he meant: a good mix will translate across an
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Audio Voodoo
Jonathan Burnside talks with Rick Perrotta of Royer Labs about passive microphones, impedance and how the dBooster does what it does... Jonathan Burnside: There are a lot of boosters on the market. What inspired you to add yet another to the fray? Ri
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TASCAM SERIES 8P DYNA Eight-Channel Preamplifier
An easy way to boost your input count is to plug a multichannel preamp into the ADAT port marked by a red glow on the back of your interface. Tascam’s new Series 8p Dyna is a nice way to do it— eight channels of discrete preamplification and compress
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MONITORS: SIDEFILL, WEDGES & IEM
The current tour saw Michael Bublé move from Sennheiser’s 5000 Series to the 6000 Series. The system is interesting for the fact it converts the signal to digital in the transmitter. I spoke to Monitor Engineer Marc Depratto about his experiences: “I
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Need To Know
$1199 for a matched pair Audio Chocolate: (03) 9813 1833 or audiochocolate.com.au Great high-mid presence without sounding shrill. Well-matched pairs. Cutaway shockmounts. None While they’re still manufactured in China, Roswell has used its DIY herit
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