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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SeniorFedup, Dec 29, 2006.

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  1. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    lately i have been more focused on mixing in the box. has any one else followed this trend this last year?

    my out board gear list is weak but my computer is basically the mothership of my recording lab.
  2. Kev

    Kev Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2001
    I've moved to and from this a couple of times over the years

    in the new year I'll be moving back into the box
    for convenience

    this time things may be different as I have sold the analog mixing desk
    I will continue to use some outboard
  3. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    i have one mixing board which i doubt i will sell because its also equipped with a reel tape recorder. but other than that some plug ins really make the studio alot more compact
  4. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    come on guys i want more feed back. lets make this post a bang for 2006 !
  5. Music_Junky

    Music_Junky Active Member

    Nov 1, 2006
    Reykavik Iceland
    well i have not been doing this for long so i don't own any outboard gear yet. As I grow and get better I now am sure that good pre's are something that i need.

    I don´t have a mixing desk and i don't feel the need for it yet.

    I am now saving some money and will spend them on pre's instead of plugs as i often do :)
  6. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    i'd say get the brick.
  7. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    on a miore' serious note, have you considered the langlevin channel strips. they are a little out of my price range. if you have 1300 to shell out go for it.
  8. SuprSpy79

    SuprSpy79 Active Member

    Jan 3, 2007
    I use almost exclusive plugins, since I moved to my pc I get more than enough plugins than I need.

    I think at last count I was using somewhere between 24-32 tracks with 2 plugins each. ill have to count later, but its nice and conveinent that way.
  9. Music_Junky

    Music_Junky Active Member

    Nov 1, 2006
    Reykavik Iceland
    No I have not been considering anything since my budged is 0 right now, I try not to think about new gear right now ;)
  10. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    pretty soon the message board threads will be more like this
    whats a better pre amp comp plugin.. the focus right channel strip plug in or the UA comp/limiter plug, or maybe waves ssl software?
    (i dont think any one got my pun)
  11. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Member

    Sep 26, 2005
    My good SeniorFedup, I do such a large variety of both audio and video work, some of my preferences are changing, mostly because of size and practicality. While I still like the sound of an analog mixing console, I get interesting mixes using digital consoles, which sound different than the analog desks, as well as mixing ITB, which I find sounds more like using a digital console and so, none of it is horrible. Just different strokes for different blokes.

    So you are really wondering, which I prefer? I prefer feeding everything through my vintage API and Neve microphone preamps and/or equalizer's over anything else. What I mix with, I really have no preferences. I still like the ability to grab at a knob, or slam a patch cord in for a compressor or reverb device. But I can live without that, just not without my good Mike preamps.

    An old new fashioned engineer
    Ms. Remy Ann David
  12. SeniorFedup

    SeniorFedup Guest

    Thank you Remy Ann. Your posts ceaze the moment to to capture the esence of audio knowledge.
    I also have a lot of love for my preamp which i dont let anything go to disk, unless it passes thru my TRAKMASTER

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