What’s Up? – AES Mastering Conference

Crispin from Crookwood is giving a keynote speech about “the elephants in the mastering room” at the AES Mastering Conference in London, 22-23 September 2018. It’s a great opportunity for all MEs to come together and hear about what’s going on in your industry Click here for more details

25 years young

25 years… This is our 25th year of making audio products, we can’t believe it’s been so long – I guess time flies when you’re having fun! From the Paintpot preamp to our SoundBucket speakers, it’s been a journey so we’d like to raise a glass to us, and to you, our customers who’ve made … Read more

Dealing with unbalanced gear in the studio

Sigh. Dealing with unbalanced gear in the studio is a pain and always results in a compromise.  Why? Well because: The tiny audio signal return goes down the same wire as the mains ground currents The levels are often lower than pro levels  The output impedances are often stupidly large However, it’s no point whining, … Read more

Why we all need VU meters

So you’ve sorted out your room, auditioned your monitors, carefully chosen all the gear, what are you going to do about metering? Let’s look at what you need and how you’re going to use it.