Creating An Analog Front-End For DAW Recording

Most of us have an in-the-box software-based solution for recording, editing and mixing. And that's great. But, if you're missing that analog warmth, here's how you can add that to your DAW setup.  

Recording is a digital activity nowadays, and has been for quite some time now. Every year, more powerful tools become commonplace, like pitch and time manipulation, and plug-in processors are more sophisticated and better sounding than ever. This makes it all the more ironic that so many digital tools work so hard to simulate the sound of older analog recording and mixing equipment, right down to the 'flaws'

Joe is a musician, engineer, and producer in NYC. Over the years, as a small studio operator and freelance engineer, he's made recordings of all types from music & album production to v/o & post. He's also taught all aspects of recording and music technology at several NY audio schools, and has been writing articles for Recording magaz... Read More

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Gurner
I've recently decided to upgrade my 'front end' - I've been using a Neumann TLM 103 into my Focusrite Saffire Pro 14 for years with good results - now I'm embarking on a blues project I've bought a GAP R1 MK2 ribbon mic - not really enough level, so I'm looking at putting a Warm Audio WA12 and 1176 on my front end, going into the Focusrite then to Logic X.
Can anyone suggest any alternatives for a similar front end under £1,000 ?
Just Kick on it
Why has no man or Lady made a new professional stand alone tracking record er Muititrack direct with remote hardware like Studer A827 hardware
Has any person asked Apple Window or any computer made by CPU = China Public UnderVoltage data.
Why do you not pay professional recording Tax like Studer Ampex Solid State Logic Neve AMS Neve Neumann Reel to Reel Tape Dolby Labs Sony.
Apple Windows statement facts will never support audio we are made for 24 stem thing mixing and public mastering under NSA Government guide lines.
and micro thin usb ip base Dj short film not high Voltage analogue
Sony Japan has questions why master before you record ?
Tracking needs muititracking Voltage Rupert Neve Facts.

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