K-Mix Drum Miking Tutorial Video

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It seems that every time I set up in a studio to record with my band the process is the same — put a bunch of mics all over the drums and all around the room to capture a big sound. This is all well and good, but when we get into mixing a track… Read more »

Interview with Jeff Kaiser (Trumpet and Electronics, pfMentum Records)

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I had the opportunity to interview Jeff Kaiser, the trumpet playing experimental electronics wizard, pfMentum label head, and professor of Composition and Music Technology at the University of Central Missouri about his musical practice, the relationships in which he finds inspiration, and the questions that drive his unique and towering musical accomplishments.

Understanding RIAA Equalization with K-Mix

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Have you ever wondered why you need to plug your turntable into a special input on your receiver? Or why K-Mix has “phono” and “line” options for inputs 3-8? Or why you can’t just plug it into a pair of powered speakers, start enjoying your old records and call it a day? Maybe you’ve recently finished… Read more »

Interview with Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson from Clipping.

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We met up with Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson from the experimental hip-hop band clipping after their sold out show at Starline Social Club in Oakland, Ca. They were cool enough to tell us about their process and philosophy, interesting media they’ve consumed recently, and a bit about how they get the most out of the routing capabilities… Read more »

K-Board Meets the Modal CRAFTsynth

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At this year’s NAMM show I had the opportunity to try my hand at the CRAFTsynth digital mono synth from the fine folks at Modal Electronics. You’ve probably seen it, it’s the $99 synth kit that can be assembled in under 10 minutes IKEA-style. But until I got my hands on one at the show I hadn’t really… Read more »

50 Albums That Shaped a Young Marc Urselli

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Marc Urselli is a 5-time nominated 3-time Grammy Award winning engineer, producer, mixer, and sound designer based out of New York City. He has recorded the likes of Mike Patton, Laurie Anderson, and has recorded all of John Zorn’s albums since 2007 (as well as some on Zorn’s label Tzadik). We asked of him the ridiculously unfair task… Read more »

K-Mix µPre Audio Test Videos

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When we first set out to strike new ground in the audio world we knew that our new project would live or die on the strength of the preamps. After thousands of hours spent researching and developing our design from the ground up, evaluating components and measuring every last specification, we had achieved what many… Read more »