Testing high-pass filter on piano with Klein & Hummel UE-100 vintage EQ

The Klein & Hummel UE-100 tube equalizer is a rare professional unit that has become known for its musically warm curves and precision. The very characteristic sound of this German technology marvel of the 60’s is just amazing, and here we want to give a … Continue readingTesting high-pass filter on piano with Klein & Hummel UE-100 vintage EQ

Pianoteq’s Neumann U87 vs AKG C414: microphone test and comparison

The choice of the microphone is a crucial step for piano recording. It usually depends on the music genre, but also on the artistic sensibility of the performer and the sound engineer. Here, we want to highlight the qualities of two popular microphones modeled and … Continue readingPianoteq’s Neumann U87 vs AKG C414: microphone test and comparison