quote of the day

Master all the equipment you use. That’s the key. – Pharrell

I Haven't Had My Coffee Yet -- Don't Make Me Kill You!

You can hear sound clips of this and other reviewed pieces of gear here: http://jordantishler.wordpress.com/gear-review-clips/

Designed as a cost-effective means of achieving vintage sound, the API 7600 contains a 212L mic pre, a 225L compressor, and a reissue of the original 550A EQ module.

Best used as a rack mounted mixing module, the 7600 features four aux sends, pre or post fader assignable, four buss sends, compressor link, external fader extensions, 7 segment LED meters as well as the usual channel controls including pan, solo, mute, Phantom power, polarity reverse and an automatic or manual selectable output section.

As with all API gear the 7600 has a signature sound.  The 7600 delivers aggressive low-mids forward tone. First in the signal chain comes the 212 preamp, a legend for recording guitars.

Second, the VCA (Voltage Controlled Amplifier) driven 225L compressor section is highly versatile. VCA driven circuits are very predictable and…

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epicVerb vstpresets up again

The epicVerb vstpresets had been not available to download for quite a while and that was because the eV 1.5 update had broke compatibility. The stuff is back online again now.

What is that file about? It only matters for Cubase 4 (or higher) users and provides the original factory preset bank but with additional 25:75 and 50:50 dry/wet mix levels so one could use the presets more easily on the insert bus. I hope someday eV will have a “wet only” switch (or such alike) to make this obsolet.

To download the vstpresets archive just go to the downloads page here. Credits goes to user susiwong.