November 2021 - 4

publisher: Thomas Hawley
associate publisher: Brent Heintz
EDITORIAL
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FadeIn
Hello, friends! Welcome to the November issue of RECORDING Magazine,
arriving in my favorite month, favorite season, and right on time for my favorite
US holiday, Thanksgiving. Like always, I am thankful for you, our readers, and for
our editorial and publishing staff, the companies whose products we get to feature
in every issue, and the artists and engineers who grace us with their insights and
wisdom, month after month-thank you!
Studio Upgrades
This issue's topic is also one of my favorites. While we all love the latest mics,
compressors, effects pedals, and other cool new recording toys featured every
month, it's always great to learn about the unsung heroes of the studio world as
well-cable wraps, patch bays, speaker isolators, studio furniture, keyboards (the
kind you type on), room treatments, room correction systems, power strips... you
know, the nuts and bolts stuff-perhaps not the most exciting things you'll ever
buy for your studio, but you certainly understand the impact they make on your
creativity and workflow. To that end, we reached out to some of our esteemed engineering
and musician friends, and asked them to tell us about their most recent
acquisitions in the world of silent but stellar studio things.
We have a special studio upgrade roundup featuring products from Auralex,
Black Lion, Coleman Audio, Heritage Audio, Hosa, Omnicharge, OWC, Strymon,
and we also take a look at the Carl Tatz Phantom Focus System.
Our banquet of reviews continues with products from Mackie, RME, Shure,
Alclair, Novation, Raising Jake, Arturia, Slate Digital, and a console plugin collaboration
from Focusrite and Brainworx.
Our interview this month centers on the modern Memphis soul sounds of Southern
Avenue. Guitarist Ori Naftaly and producer Steve Berlin (Los Lobos) tell us how
they recorded the band's latest release, Be The Love You Want.
In Inside the Box, Joe Albano looks at some great workflow-focused programs
and plugins.
In the penultimate installment of Marc Urselli's Session Log: The Making of AngelHeaded
Hipster, a T. Rex tribute album, Mark takes us on a tour of his multiple
home studios along with the tools that help him keep mixing on the go.
Mark Hornsby gives us a crash course in Dolby Atmos, Marty Peters has a new
batch of Readers' Tracks and Aaron J. Trumm
talks Studio Feng Shui!
There is a lot to be thankful for in this issue...
enjoy!
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copy editor: Mike Scheibinger
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4 RECORDING November 2021

November 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of November 2021

Fade In
Fast Forward
Studio Upgrade Roundup
Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby: A Crash Course in Atmos
Plugin Outlet: Slate Digital MetaTune
KRK Systems: KNS 8402
Southern Avenue and the Modern Memphis Sound
Plugin Outlet: Raising Jake SideMinder ME2
Shure MV7 USB Podcast Microphone
RECORDING Show and Tell: Studio Upgrades (2021 Edition)
Plugin Outlet: bx_console Focusrite SC
Novation Circuit Rhythm
Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 11: Home Mixing in Home Studios
Mackie: Onyx16
Alclair: Electro 6 Driver
Plugin Outlet: Arturia FX Collection 2
Inside the Box with Joe Albano: workflow-focused programs and plugins
RME Fireface UCX II 40-channel USB Interface
Readers' Tracks
Fade Out: Studio Feng Shui
November 2021 - Intro
November 2021 - Cover1
November 2021 - Cover2
November 2021 - 1
November 2021 - 2
November 2021 - 3
November 2021 - Fade In
November 2021 - 5
November 2021 - 6
November 2021 - 7
November 2021 - Fast Forward
November 2021 - 9
November 2021 - Studio Upgrade Roundup
November 2021 - 11
November 2021 - 12
November 2021 - 13
November 2021 - 14
November 2021 - 15
November 2021 - 16
November 2021 - 17
November 2021 - 18
November 2021 - 19
November 2021 - Inside the Studio with Mark Hornsby: A Crash Course in Atmos
November 2021 - 21
November 2021 - 22
November 2021 - 23
November 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Slate Digital MetaTune
November 2021 - 25
November 2021 - KRK Systems: KNS 8402
November 2021 - 27
November 2021 - Southern Avenue and the Modern Memphis Sound
November 2021 - 29
November 2021 - 30
November 2021 - 31
November 2021 - 32
November 2021 - 33
November 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Raising Jake SideMinder ME2
November 2021 - 35
November 2021 - Shure MV7 USB Podcast Microphone
November 2021 - 37
November 2021 - RECORDING Show and Tell: Studio Upgrades (2021 Edition)
November 2021 - 39
November 2021 - 40
November 2021 - 41
November 2021 - Plugin Outlet: bx_console Focusrite SC
November 2021 - 43
November 2021 - Novation Circuit Rhythm
November 2021 - 45
November 2021 - Session Log: The AngelHeaded Hipster, Part 11: Home Mixing in Home Studios
November 2021 - 47
November 2021 - 48
November 2021 - 49
November 2021 - Mackie: Onyx16
November 2021 - 51
November 2021 - Alclair: Electro 6 Driver
November 2021 - 53
November 2021 - Plugin Outlet: Arturia FX Collection 2
November 2021 - 55
November 2021 - 56
November 2021 - 57
November 2021 - Inside the Box with Joe Albano: workflow-focused programs and plugins
November 2021 - 59
November 2021 - 60
November 2021 - 61
November 2021 - RME Fireface UCX II 40-channel USB Interface
November 2021 - 63
November 2021 - Readers' Tracks
November 2021 - 65
November 2021 - 66
November 2021 - 67
November 2021 - 68
November 2021 - 69
November 2021 - 70
November 2021 - 71
November 2021 - Fade Out: Studio Feng Shui
November 2021 - Cover3
November 2021 - Cover4
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