Phillip Nichols-Wright

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The clever minds at BOSS have a flair for figuring out what sorts of gear guitar and bass players dig. From their classic stompboxes to their slick amplifiers, BOSS equipment can be found in rigs around the world. The newest additions to the BOSS family—the SY-1000 three-voice guitar/bass synthesizer...
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Need something to pick up the pace at parties? Everyone knows that music is key, but why not kick it up a notch or two? Snag a sound system with bright lights and a microphone, then make way for a night of killer karaoke; it’s a great way to grab attention, get people involved, have some laughs, and even incite friendly competition. Plus, DJs can bring a bit of the ol’ razzle dazzle to their...
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For podcasting, music recording, and mixing with class-leading quality and ultra-low latency at a wallet-friendly price, check out the 2-channel M2 and the 4-channel M4, MOTU’s new portable, high-...
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If you’re a guitarist or bassist who spends time performing for live audiences, you’ve probably found your focus split between nailing your parts and entertaining the crowd. Since fans get a kick out of seeing musicians move around on stage, how about giving them what they want? Get a wireless instrument system, stop camping out at your pedalboard, and really explore the stage space! With options...
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When producing audio for video, television, or online content, it’s expected that you’ll have to record sound far away from the comfort of a fancy studio. In a house, on a boat, out of state, or at a show; any place including the middle of nowhere is possible for the next shoot. Whether capturing on-set dialog, interviews, sound effects, or music, you’ll need an audio recorder/mixer that is...
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When considering a new gear purchase, it’s easy to get caught up in extravagant equipment and overlook things that would ease the pain of daily audio life. There are routine processes that can be simplified, common problems that can be more quickly solved, and significant sonic improvements that can be made if you have the right tools. I’d like to share six audio tools that can easily become...
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Location sound mixing is a demanding art that requires a very specific set of tools and skills; one without the other won’t get you far. Though you can’t purchase talent and dedication from B&H, we do offer the gear you’ll need to make it in the business. As you might suspect, some pieces are slick, but not necessary, while others you don’t want to live without. So, let’s look at 10 essential...
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2 months ago
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It looks like this Fall season is bringing great weather and even greater news for software fiends working in music or post-production. iZotope has unleashed a flurry of new versions and bundles to equip you with powerful, effective, and efficient tools that make mixing, audio restoration, and mastering easier. First up is the ever-...
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Great news for audio engineers, musicians, and home recordists! Mackie has released a bevy of new products for live sound, including ProFXv3 mixers and the SRM-Flex wireless column loudspeaker. Designed to cover everything from small presentations to DJ setups to large bands, these Mackie goodies offer a winning combination of...
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Though the brand Austrian Audio may not be ubiquitous like the time-honored legends of Telefunken, Neumann, Shure, and AKG, you’re bound to see Austrian Audio microphones popping all over the place. It was a team of former AKG personnel who designed the OC18 and...
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When it comes to producing audio for video and purchasing relevant equipment, one can make many mistakes based upon misinformation and misguided (though well-intentioned) recommendations. Whether you’re relatively new to the audio side of things or you just want to make sure you haven’t missed an important tip, it’s worth reviewing these six common misconceptions about audio for video. #1:...
The Beginner's Guide to Wireless Audio for the Busy Filmmaker
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Look, I get it. You’re a busy filmmaker, a videographer who’s hustling, a visual visionary who needs to create; your talents should be applied to your art, not worrying about the tedious specifics of sound recording. Still, you’ve accepted the reality that without decent audio quality, people won’t take your productions seriously. Since budget constraints sometimes prevent you from hiring a...
3 months ago
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Front of House or “FOH” is where the magic of the mix happens for live stage applications. In venues around the world, from the most intimate club to the largest arena, mixing engineers at FOH are relied upon to deliver a powerful, impactful, and exciting audio experience for the audience. Of course, a mixing engineer needs a suitable mixing console to do that. Whether it’s for a lighting tech...
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3 months ago
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Music producers, beatmakers, and electronic musicians across the genre spectrum should be excited about Roland’s latest creations. With three keyboard workstations, two grooveboxes, and one synthesizer, this batch is a big deal for anyone wanting to supercharge their music-making process. The FANTOM Series of keyboard workstations are...
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Many years ago, you would need a large mixing console and a big tape machine (or robust computer) if you wanted to multi-track-record a band with the members playing simultaneously. However, technological and engineering advances have completely changed that. Now, you can do it with an audio interface and your smartphone! Why a smartphone, though? Well, maybe you have a smartphone, but not a...
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