AKG BX15 Spring Reverb

In 1972, around the time the first digital reverb (EMT 144) hit the market, Austrian based acoustics experts AKG launched the BX range of spring reverberation hardware. The series kicked off with the BX20, a 100 pound refrigerator sized, wooden paneled stereo spring reverb unit that offered a variable 2 second to 4.5 second decay…

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Lexicon 224 Digital Reverb

What do you get when your cross renowned physicist and engineer Dr. David Griesinger with the development of professional audio equipment? The Lexicon 224 digital reverb system of course! While it followed the release of the very first widely available EMT 250 digital reverb, the 224’s d├ębut in 1978 really redefined the synthesis of reverberation…

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Manley Vari Mu Compressor

The Manley Vari Mu stereo compressor is one of those instantly recognisable pieces of pro audio equipment. It made it in at number 8 in Attack Magazine’s list of the 20 Best Compressors Of All Time, and has been a long time favourite of mastering, mix and recording engineers all over the world since its introduction…

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Neve 34128 Modules

Neve 34128 modules are a pretty straight forward job to rack if you are handy with some tools and a soldering iron. Doing so will allow you to use the microphone preamplifier and three band EQ as a channel strip while tracking and mixing. This modification can also be applied internally within the Neve 542…

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