Tag: Console

Do I need a console for my home studio ?

We have all seen pictures of high-end recording studios, past or present. They allĀ have one thing in common: the largest possible recording/mixing console sitting dead center. I grant you: recording consoles are as sexy as sexy gets in terms of pro audio gear (sorry, ladies…). It ain’t hard to fantasize on the SSLs, Neves and…


Spring cleaning… part 2

In my previous post, I spoke of my purchase of a sad looking Yamaha MQ-1602. This week-end, I put my cleaning advice to the test and moved forward on the cleaning of this vintage, dusty console. For a reminder, here is its “pre-cleaning state”: Here is further proof (quicktime video) of its need for a…