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  1. Mystical Boar

    What defines a good near-field speaker?

    I've seen a lot of threads about near-field listening, but I struggle to find a concrete info about what exactly makes a speaker good for near-field listening in terms of measurements. Is it mostly linear on-axis response combined with early reflections and good directivity, or is there...
  2. M

    Upgrade from Audio-Technica ATH-M40X for mixing? $200 budget

    Hello everyone, first time posting here. I've had Audio-Technica ATH-M40X for 6 years now which had to be super-glued a few times when its parts were falling apart etc... I'm a beginner who's trying to learn mixing by working on my death metal album and I thought that investing on a good pair...
  3. gamersensual14

    [Help!] Best studio monitors for recording, mixing and mastering?

    Hi everyone! :) I just discovered this forum and it seems to be lot of knowledgeable people here! I'm Adrian and I would like to get a pair of monitors that can do basically everything related to music creation, from beginning to end, that means: composing, producing, recording, mixing and...
  4. B

    Time for an upgrade! Best Studio Monitors under $4000?

    Hey all! First time posting here. So glad to find this forum as I'm a believer in measurements to help dispel all the marketing we are saturated with! I run a mixing and mastering studio and I'm looking to upgrade my monitors that served me well the last 10 years (Dynaudio BM5A). I'm in a...
  5. J

    Help choose small studio monitors for a small room, eve audio vs genelec

    Hi everyone ! I'm building a small home studio mainly for composing, producing and a little bit of mixing at home. (The main job will be done in a another studio, but I'd like to produce at home as much as possible) My room is 12 square meters and will be treated accordingly the room...
  6. calojer

    Neutral DAC/AMP for Mixing and Mastering

    Hi, everybody. I'm just finishing mixing a record and since I don't have a properly treated studio I bought some Sennheiser HD650 headphones with 320 Ohm impedance. My RME Babyface sound card (first model) does not have a headphone amplifier capable of driving the HD650 and for this reason I am...
  7. R

    On the lookout for mixing headphones

    Hey there, I've been spending the past month researching headphones with the purpose of replacing my K712 for studio work, mainly for mixing. For the past few days I've been trying out the ATH R70x headphones from Audio-Technica. Unfortunately, the ear pads are clamping too hard around my ears...
  8. S

    Kali Audio LP-6 6.5" or JBL 308p MkII 8"?

    I'm conflicted between these active monitors for a few reasons.. 1. The LP6's are currently listed for $149 each which are an amazing price for 6.5" monitors, however the 308's are listed at $135 on amazon which is unbeliEvable since I could have a pair of good 8" monitors for $270 2. I...
  9. pozz

    Lecture Library

    Roughly sorted according to theme, and chosen because I think they're worth listening to. The difficulty ranges from introductory to real heavy. Part of the way I dive into a topic is to find lectures by knowledgeable people and then build archives. So maybe others will find this useful as...
  10. M

    DX3 Pro - How is this possible?!

    I just spent an hour with my new DX3 Pro. Holy crap!! Low Gain mode... WOW! I've been using my Apogee Ensemble (the newer Thunderbolt version) for a couple years and assumed it was EXACTLY how my OPPO PM-3's + upgraded cable are supposed to sound. It's a $2,500 interface with presumably amazing...
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