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Romesh Dodangoda on simple recording hacks and capturing the spirit of metal

There’s an art to capturing a good rock sound. Though we’re often advocates for the simplicity of in-the-box production, if you want to bottle the flavours of flesh-and-blood live instrumentalists, you’re going to need a bit of space. Not to mention the right tools to bring out the band’s character. Welsh-born Romesh Dodangoda is one … Continue reading Romesh Dodangoda on simple recording hacks and capturing the spirit of metal

Aston Microphones releases limited edition Spirit Black Bundle

British mic-maker Aston Microphones has announced the Spirit Black Bundle, a limited edition release with a strict run of 1500 units. The bundle follows the success of the limited-run of the Black Origin in January 2020, which saw 2000 units sold out in less than a week. The Black Spirit Bundle includes a black textured … Continue reading Aston Microphones releases limited edition Spirit Black Bundle

The spirit of Synthi is back, in the new Erica SYNTRX

It’s the Latvian Synthi that never was – an all-new instrument, not a clone, built around the signature analog matrix. England’s EMS Synthi AKS is simply one of the greatest-ever standalone designs for experimentation. The 1972 instrument inspired Jean Michel Jarre and Pink Floyd. But it’s not a modular – all that sonic possibility is … Continue reading The spirit of Synthi is back, in the new Erica SYNTRX