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by Chris_Avakian
Fri May 10, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mic Recommendations (old/unknown models under $100)
Replies: 39
Views: 7919

i know i say it all the time, but my vote is for the ev 676. i just did a session where we used it for both bass, and vocals, and it came out sounding great.
by Chris_Avakian
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Replacing my rode nt2 OR buy a microphone-parts capsule?
Replies: 10
Views: 4232

I messaged Rode through their website a couple weeks ago, and have yet to get a reply about repairs on the mic. im pretty much under the impression they aren't going to help...
by Chris_Avakian
Sun Mar 17, 2013 2:57 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Replacing my rode nt2 OR buy a microphone-parts capsule?
Replies: 10
Views: 4232

Replacing my rode nt2 OR buy a microphone-parts capsule?

So, the capsule on my NT2 went kaput a while back, so ive got to replace it. Its been my main vocal mics for the past couple years now. Solid as a rock.. Sometimes a room mics for drums. With it down, its definitely hindering my vocal tracks. really my question is, i know theres a few threads about ...
by Chris_Avakian
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Gain staging and live sound
Replies: 18
Views: 3582

Shane raises a great point. his board may not have a pad on it, or the pad may be only -10db, or something. just from my experience running sound live, on line level stuff, if the signal is clean enough, its easier to bring the gain up than to deal with a hotter than necessary output level. and agai...
by Chris_Avakian
Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Raising rats. When, and How?
Replies: 19
Views: 6555

See... thats what im thinking. it was a fine rate when i was 17-18 years old with a makeshift "studio" in the loft of a barn. gas was a buck 30, and a bottle of mellow yellow was 50 cents. im by no means a professional outfit, but if im making 150 for 5hrs of work at the local metal club, i dont see...
by Chris_Avakian
Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:21 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Raising rats. When, and How?
Replies: 19
Views: 6555

Raising rats. When, and How?

So, ive been recording bands on and off for about 12 years now. i started off with an old soundtech console, an adat, mostly all dynamic mics, and cool edit pro 2.0. one room, actually mixed on p.a. speakers. i was 18, i charged 10 dollars an hour, and it was great! i recorded tons of shitty punk ba...
by Chris_Avakian
Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cheap 2 track I/O card options?
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Hmm... maybe another 828mkII instead?

having a 1/4" deck would jazz up the place, though.
by Chris_Avakian
Mon Mar 04, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cheap 2 track I/O card options?
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Cheap 2 track I/O card options?

Anybody have any good suggestions for a 2 track pcix I/O card for a ppc mac? Heres where im at.... I mix mostly on my mixer if possible (Sound Workshop 1600) Its 16 bus, 20 channels. Right now, im running 2 MOTU 828mkII interfaces They would be PERFECT if i wasnt using 2 inputs for my mix bus, and 2...
by Chris_Avakian
Tue Feb 19, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Dynamic mic junkie
Replies: 16
Views: 3058

I love my EV 676 on bass. ive had a few projects where singers prefer it for their vocal mic over condensers. ive used it on kick, even.
by Chris_Avakian
Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:43 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: PPC plugins?
Replies: 3
Views: 1112

PPC plugins?

Hey guys. so i got an old powerpc g5, and i know its old, but im trying to set it up for a recording computer. Ive got a friend who gave me his old copy of digital performer 6, but im having trouble finding anybody who supports or sells any plugins for this guy! the old UAD-1 cards are going super c...
by Chris_Avakian
Wed Feb 13, 2013 5:36 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Optimal PA setup for basement practice space
Replies: 6
Views: 2504

Roy makes a very good suggestion.

also, if your dynamic range varies alot, have you tried a little compression?
by Chris_Avakian
Mon Jan 28, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Sound Workshop Series 20 20 channel console
Replies: 2
Views: 920

are those the super eq's? same as a 1280?
by Chris_Avakian
Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: HELP! Shure A56D replacement arm? (Where to buy)
Replies: 1
Views: 610

HELP! Shure A56D replacement arm? (Where to buy)

Ive searched high, and low. I can not, for the life of me find a replacement arm for this clip. Does anybody here know where i could look? im looking the the L arm type bar that mounts a standard mic clip. Ive searched the web for days. Done everything short of contacting Shure directly. Id hate to ...
by Chris_Avakian
Sat Dec 22, 2012 11:12 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: OK, weird mic applications
Replies: 33
Views: 7242

used to use my ev676 for kick drum, using its side vents. those ev's with the side vents are always fun mics.
by Chris_Avakian
Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:48 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: FS SPL PQ 2050 mastering eqs
Replies: 1
Views: 762

And THATS why i'd rather the professionals take care of mastering, thank you very much...