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by Mixwell
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:37 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: One mic or two?
Replies: 17
Views: 4051

AEA 44CNE is a sick value for what it is...an authentic sounding 44, and a Toasty Brick in the Fire. You really can't beat a pair of Coles 4038's.....or one 4038. A most interesting, but beautiful animal. You might also check out the Coles 4040, which has an immeasurably cool top end clarity with al...
by Mixwell
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cascade vs. Shinybox
Replies: 25
Views: 12020

The Shinybox iterations are wonderful. Love the 46U. Check out the Si4, four channel preamp that Jon makes. It features switchable input loading( 1.4k and 8.1k). The preamp has plenty of clean low noise gain/headroom already, [72 db in 6 db steps] but this feature really helps those ribbons sound th...
by Mixwell
Mon Aug 01, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Waves : Kramer MPX tape emulator.
Replies: 14
Views: 7073

Yup, keep your levels low.....

Sounding good over here, keeping a judicious amount of headroom everywhere.
by Mixwell
Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Master Bus Compressors... BSS, Fatso, Chandler...?
Replies: 30
Views: 11758

The Empirical Labs Fatso is awesome on the 2-buss. I have found that when I do use the Fatso over the whole mix, I will use it much differently than I would with individual elements of my mix. When I push the Fatso on the 2-buss, it will really saturate the top end to a degree that might not be suff...