Would appreciate comments suggestions or alternatives. Im considering switching to UAD Apollo 8 Thunderbolt with all UAD plugins and a new thunderbolt iMac. Presently firewire iMac, Good mics and recording studio. Vocals, acoustics and electrics. Pop country blues jazz
How to transport a tube pre by airplane without it being damaged by the roughness of airport workers? My cousin is in USA right now, he'll be back to Brazil in 2 weeks, and I asked him to bring me an Avalon...Ok
I've seen a lotta times that guys in airport throwing the stuff to get them...
I am trying to upgrade my studio right now and I am looking to get the most for my money. My buddy runs an Avalon VT737 and I really really like the results we get with it. I know I need some help in the analog preamp/compressor territory. Is there a better option out there for the 2100 I'd drop...
Hi everyone.....i recently came across an Avalon VT 737 sp preamp that i could pick up for a fair price. I have heard nothing but incredible things about this piece of gear and im sure it would be quite a step up from what im using now....
my main concern is that at the moment im only using...
I have recently been recording on a neve 60 track console. I have no background working with a neve console, and am still getting things down. The other people in their arent even using the avalon 737s, ua 610's or avalon 2020.... are the pres that good? I know neve has been known for better...
I need to do some stero micing, for drums, etc, and also just mono micing for vocals. I want to get two pres and two compressors with two mics. right now i have a rode k2. was going to pick up another for starters
now... the question...
here are some options i have looked at.
stereo microphone techniques
stereo processing techniques
I just added (2) VT737sp preamps to my studio. I applied a 1kHz tone at 0dB to both. One VT VU reads -3dB and the other is about -.5dB. When metering the unchanged output, I read about 0dB. The VU, when set to monitor the output, does not seem to be calibrated correctly. I know you can adjust...
Hi there....i just received a brand new avalon 737 sp today and done some tracking with it....and man...im really but really unhappy with what im hearing....so i want to know if this is normal since its my first professional preamp.....and i think it may not be normal
before i used to...
I wanted to record my wife's vocals. Just got the Neumann 103, and wanted to match it with a good pre. I'm getting fireface which I've heard has good AD/DA converters, but their pre's not that so great.
So, What do you guys think? My budget is around 1500, maybe $2000 max...
What I have:
Korg Triton Extreme 88
Athlon 3200, and a 3700 with 1 gig and 2 gig systems
What I need:
To record my wife, and also record (pass through) the spidif from triton to DAW
Below are my choices and my understanding of different things from what I have...
Hey guys. Looking for a mic to run through my Avalon 737sp to record Vox. My voice is thin and sounds like Richard Marx and Dennis DeYoung blended together.
I need something that will give me some fullness/character/open top end/some bite etc.
Any opinions are sure welcomed. Think sound...
Hey gang, I have had one of these puppies backordered (from 8thstreet.com) for about 7 weeks and it is driving me nuts !!
This is the first bit if kit I have had from Avalon Design and Im wondering, is this normal or is some one jerking my chain ?
In 8thstreets defense they did cut me a...
I'm thinking of buying a Brauner VM1 to use with my avalon 737 going straight to my apogee AD 16X and in to my pc.......
But it's a little bit scary that I can't find nothing on the internet about the duo 737/VM1. The mic is a bit too expansive to gamble, so please give me some input...
I'm in the market to by some pre amps as well. Which one would be better using either an akg c12vr/414, u87. I've herd the what the 737 is capable of but i'm also hearing alot of people talkin about the lunchbox. (this would be for hiphop/r&b) let the chye know :lol:
Hi, I have an AKG C414 and I was considering selling it to buy a Neumann U87. I record Hip Hop and Mostly RnB and I use my Mics with an Avalon 737 sp.
1. would you recommend the U87 for RnB vocals or is there a better mic for this purpose in the same price range.
2. Do you think the difference...
hip hop microphones
mic for hip hop
recording hip-hop vocals
I am looking now to expand my front end chain. currently i have the M5 and 747sp into a TC M3000.
I was wondering about the Quartet 2 but the cost is pretty high although i understand why after having talked to someone about it.
that being said and i know this is subjective but has anyone...