Category Archives: Recording

BURL AUDIO AD/DA Chassis, Converters & Cards

As of late, BURL AUDIO has been rocking the music world with their all-star lineup of AD/DA chassis, converters, and cards. Musicians, industry professionals, and enthusiasts all agree that BURL AUDIO is leading the way when it comes to analog to digital and digital to analog conversion. There is something uniquely special about the “BURL… Read More »

SPL IRON

SPL recently announced the IRON, a new mastering compressor! Only a few details are currently known about this piece of hardware. We here at Muzeek World have assembled a short blog post about this upcoming product. Read on! The SPL Iron is a mastering compressor that combines the sound of vintage tube compressors with the… Read More »

Comparing the Retro 176 to the Retro Sta-Level

Retro Instruments creates amazing redesigns of classic tube audio equipment. The Retro 176 Limiting Amplifier is a fantastic modern improvement on the Universal Audio 176. The same goes for the Retro Sta-Level Compressor, which draws influence from the classic Gates Sta-Level. While both of these Retro Instruments devices reduce dynamic range, they shouldn’t be seen… Read More »

Manley Compressors

Compressors (limiters) reduce the dynamic range (also known as the span between the loudest and softest sounds) of audio. And while compressors help control your maximum levels, they often bring a cold, sterile presence to your audio. With lack of warmth comes lack of interest. Thankfully we have Manley compressors, which keep your music from… Read More »

Manley Mic Preamps

While you might think that tube microphone preamplifiers are scarce these days, they’ve actually seen a recent resurgence. Just look at the Manley Mic Preamps. These mic pres utilize high quality vacuum tubes, hand-wound transformers and hand-selected components to provide you with natural, organic sound! Tube microphone preamplifiers are here to stay, despite today’s powerful… Read More »

Empirical Labs EQ and Mic Preamp

High quality equalizers and microphone preamplifiers are hard to come by in today’s oversaturated market. Luckily there are Empirical Labs EQ and Mic Preamp devices that stand above the competition. The ELQ Lil FrEQ equalizer and EL9 Mike-E microphone preamplifier are constructed from high reliability parts and military-grade switches and relays. They’re also hand wired… Read More »

Local Sound Rentals, Sales and Installations

At Muzeek World, we specialize in professional audio, video and lighting equipment for a variety of applications and venues. We offer services like installations, customized system designs, equipment consulting, sound setup and more! We have you covered, whether you’re an audiophile building a home theatre system or a house of worship looking into a new… Read More »

Roland M-5000 Systems

Roland M-5000 Digital Mixing Systems are complete packages that feature the M-5000 Live Mixing Console and a variety of digital snakes, splitters, recorders, players and personal mixers. While the console on its own runs upwards of $22,000 (and that’s street price!), the digital mixing systems give you more bang for your buck by bundling in… Read More »

Soundcraft Si Impact: Compact and Affordable 32-Channel Mixer

There are plenty of 32-channel mixers on the market today, but not many are as compact and affordable as the Soundcraft Si Impact. This digital mixing console blends the simple and logical layout of traditional analog consoles with digital workflow enhancements like digital signal processing (DSP) and the unique FaderGlow system. Soundcraft used their 40… Read More »

UA Apollo 8 Audio Interfaces

The Thunderbolt protocol has become a standard in the music industry. It’s no surprise that Universal Audio has designed an entire line of hardware that utilizes it. The UA Apollo 8 audio interfaces represent a continuation of the Apollo legacy, adding in new technological advances to surpass the beloved classic. The three new models (Apollo… Read More »