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Kilohearts Phase Plant VST Review

Phase Plant is an award-winning, semi-modular software synthesizer. Its unique workflow and functionality make it…

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AKG C214 Review | Condensers Under $500
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The C214 is a fixed-cardioid large-diaphragm condenser microphone. It shares many of the same qualities…

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Neural DSP Archetype Plini Review

The Neural DSP Archetype Plini is a state-of-the-art amp sim and effects plugin. Built to…

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Secrets to Mixing Rap Vocals

It’s easy to underestimate the trickiness of mixing rap vocals. Some engineers will write the…

Top 10 Heavy Rock Rhythm Guitarists with Fluff!750
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Today, we are testing out the Lauten Audio LS-208 microphone! To test this mic out,…

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Best Mic for Rap Vocals $1000 & Under

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