“Sometimes in recording, tech trumps tone when it comes to accessibility. DAW recording is efficient, but getting the sounds that are classic and yet still current means a lot of tweaking. Of course, a classic mic preamp will bring the tone, but at a cost that might be out of the realm of anyone who doesn’t have an audio engineering … Read More
We are happy to announce that the WA-84 is featured on the latest cover of Sound on Sound Magazine! Read the review here. “SOUND ON SOUND – This month, we put the WA-84 small-diaphragm capacitor mic from Warm Audio to the test — can it truly provide a replacement for Neumann’s legendary KM84 at a fraction of the price? Read … Read More
The WA-251 and WA73-EQ have both been nominated for the Resolution Awards by Resolution Magazine! The nominations for the Resolution Awards have been drawn from an exceptional panel of industry experts and practitioners. Nominated products are presented in specific product category types. Vote for the WA-251 for Best Microphone and WA73-EQ for Best EQ here.
“WARM have built an enviable reputation with emulations of classic outboard gear. Rather than re-box Chinese-made technology, WARM has produced a range of products at reasonable prices that stand up well to the original hardware they take their inspiration from. Indeed, my WARM WA-76 compressor sits alongside a vintage 1176 and if there is a difference between them sound quality-wise … Read More
Can Warm Audio really bring one of the most sought after microphones down to mortal budgets? Mike Hillier feels a chill coming. It came as something of a surprise when Warm Audio announced it was going to be launching a pair of microphones based on the legendary Neumann U47. This classic has long been regarded as one of the most … Read More
I’ve often said that most home studios can certainly achieve professional results by simply setting up one single channel of serious front-end for their recording setup. You don’t need a large format console or eight channels of AD conversion if you’re just recording a single track at a time. Rather than wasting money on unnecessary track counts that will never … Read More
“They both have bags of character — what’s surprising is that there’s so much difference in that character.” Tube vs. FET Designs So how do they sound? Before we go there, it’s worth getting a couple of things out of the way. First the price. The WA-47 retails for £899, and the WA-47jr £299. Not cheap, but by no means … Read More