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by Brett Siler
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: alesis wedge power supply problem?
Replies: 9
Views: 194

Re: alesis wedge power supply problem?

Mine does that as well but I'm able to get it to stay if I get it just right.

The EeeEmmTee 1 setting makes it worth keeping. It seriously sounds good on vocals.
by Brett Siler
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I highly recommend REAPER
Replies: 16
Views: 260

Re: I highly recommend REAPER

trodden wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:21 am
You and I have similar Pro Tools timelines, starting with the dig 001 back in 2001 or so and moving up to a TDM rig.
I still have both my Digi 001 and TDM system with my Mac G4 10.3.9! None of that shit sells for anything so I'm just hanging onto as a backup/nostalgia.
by Brett Siler
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I highly recommend REAPER
Replies: 16
Views: 260

Re: I highly recommend REAPER

Triple post!? :shock:
by Brett Siler
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I highly recommend REAPER
Replies: 16
Views: 260

Re: I highly recommend REAPER

double post
by Brett Siler
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I highly recommend REAPER
Replies: 16
Views: 260

Re: I highly recommend REAPER

I used Pro Tools for 15 years. I first had a Digi 001 on PT 6.4. I then upgraded to a TDM system with 3 24/888's that I bought off eBay for pretty cheap for Pro Tools prices 10 years ago. It was still PT 6.4 but it was TDM now. The zero latency monitoring was pretty cool, even with plugins; and that...
by Brett Siler
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: unhyped kick drum mic
Replies: 62
Views: 3203

Re: unhyped kick drum mic

Another option would be the Heil PR48. It has a big bump at 75hz and 4khz but the mids are flat. So it has that low end heft but not a scooped sound.
by Brett Siler
Thu Sep 26, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: phase alignment and polarity adjustment plugins
Replies: 7
Views: 885

Re: phase alignment and polarity adjustment plugins

I bought Audiomere Polarity Maximizer about a year ago and it rules. Super easy to use and saves on time. Totally worth the $50 they ask for. If you use Harrison Mix Bus as your DAW it come built in. Pretty rad!

https://www.audiomere.com/polarity
by Brett Siler
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB: Alesis Wedge power supply and your old cheap reverbs
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

Re: WTB: Alesis Wedge power supply and your old cheap reverbs

I actually ended up buying one off amazon. Thanks though!
by Brett Siler
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Your favorite general use eq plugin
Replies: 20
Views: 1946

Re: Your favorite general use eq plugin

ReaEQ sounds fine. Doesn’t add mojo but doesn’t add any harshness when boosting either. The RTA in it is cool so you can see spiky frequencies.

Metric Halo Channnel Strip sounds great. It actually has tone. I use that channel strip all the time. Love it.
by Brett Siler
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 1318

Re: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?

I bought Metric Halo Channel Strip for $30 earlier this year! Probably my favorite plug in. The EQ and cocoon sounds excellent.
by Brett Siler
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB: Alesis Wedge power supply and your old cheap reverbs
Replies: 3
Views: 1301

WTB: Alesis Wedge power supply and your old cheap reverbs

I lost my power supply for my Alesis wedge in a move! Anyone have one they want to part with? Also looking for some of the knobs that go on the sliders. I’m missing two and it bothers me. Also interested in grabbing a Lexicon Alex if anyone has one laying around. Maybe interested in an Alesis Midive...
by Brett Siler
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

Re: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules

Ah my bad I was thinking of the Sennheiser 604s that have the drum clips. People really seem to dig them on toms. I’m not anti-dynamic by any means. I’ve tried Shure 98s and Audio Technica atm450. The 98s are great. Just being able to put the anywhere rules. The atm450s were ok. I need to really fin...
by Brett Siler
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

Re: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules

I have the -10db pads. The are crucial for close micing drums. Thanks for talking a little in depth about the difference between the hyper and cardioid capsules. I've thought about checking out the e609's. They would be great for my mobile rig because of the clips. I have some Heil PR-28's which are...
by Brett Siler
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

Re: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules

Thanks for the reply! Hmmm if they sound less fat I may not like it, that my favorite part. Especially on toms! You are right I could try and buy from a place that has a good return policy in case I’m not feeling it.
by Brett Siler
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules
Replies: 11
Views: 1216

Re: Oktava mk 012 hypercardioid capsules

The bleed is totally manageable but if it’s more manageable with the hypercardioid caps then I may drop some money.

I started using it on snare because I saw a video of Albini saying he using one about 50% of the time. That was certainly enough to sell me on it!