I'm looking to invest in some new gear with a budget of $3k max! I have little experience with outboard gear so bear with me on deciding
what I should buy. I have a custom win7 pc, KRK vxt4's, ableton suite 8, komplete 8, e-mu px-7, e-mu e5000, microkorg xl, novation remote sl & an AT2035 mic.
I'm hoping some outboard gear will add some character to my sounds, I do electronic music. And I'm also looking to start recording vocals, and doing
sound design stuff. I already feel sold on the lunchbox and little devil mic pre. But should I get an outboard eq and compressor? Or spend that money
on a software plug-in bundle? Any recommendations? Would the plug-in bundle give the color and character I'm looking for? Do I even need two little devil pre's!?
So many options...
please let us know how you like them?
Hybrid Mixing and Mastering
Hey Pan, Chris here.
Care to share why you love 500 series ?
i think the 500 format is a perfect fit for the professional as well a the smaller project studios.
since myself and some other really started to promote the format some years back we have seen a hugh onslaught of manufactures come aboard with some amazing gear!
pres , comp, and eqs of all types and flavors.
if one has a small studio set up you can get a lot of gear in a relatively small space as compared to say the typical 19'' rack system.
several companies make rack and lunchboxs as well as power supplies.
and more to come!