Tube-Tech RM8 Review

Tube-Tech RM8

The Tube-Tech RM8 is a rack system designed to host the RM series modules. On this article we examine the PM 1A preamp, the EM 1A equaliser and the CM 1A compressor. The RM8 system has a very solid steel frame and its “imposing” look inspires trust right since pulling…
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Posted On: May 24, 2017

How Does Mid/Side Work?


Here we explain about Mid/Side Processing. It’s very useful knowledge and can be used to increase your sound with different tricks from this idea Mid/Side Processing derived from a technique invented by Alan Blumlein where two different microphones are used (one in the centre and the other one in the…
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Posted On: April 6, 2017

How To Use Gates

SQ Gate

Do you know how to use Gates?   WHAT’S A GATE AND HOW TO USE IT You can think of a gate as an automated mute button. Typically a gate stays “closed” (muted), until a sound comes in and reaches the set threshold, then the gate opens letting the sound…
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Posted On: January 19, 2017

The Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor

The shadow hills mastering compressor

Here’s the Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor, one of the most sought after  “vintage modern” compressors manufactured today. Boasting features such as separate optical and discrete compressors that can be used either in stereo or dual-mono, gold-plated and custom-designed stepped attenuators, and switchable output transformers. This unit is completely hand-built in the…
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Posted On: July 7, 2014

Thermionic Culture – An Interview with Vic Keary


Vic Keary is the founder and mastermind behind Thermionic Culture’s world renowned equipment (including the Culture Vulture Super 15, winner of Resolution Magazine’s ‘Best Processor 2014’ award). He was very recently kind enough to stop by to visit us here at Doctor Mix for a rare interview. Vic speaks about what…
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Posted On: January 10, 2014