Ryan McGuire

  1. How To Get A Big Vocal Sound

    How To Get A Big Vocal Sound
    A key question often posed by our esteemed clients is "How do I get that huge, warm, breathy, colorful, rich vocal sound that I hear on records by some of my favorite singer songwriters like Damien Rice, Ray Lamontagne, and Beck?" Often times, these amazing artists have access to the best vintage microphones and outboard equipment in existence, but here are some tips to get that super up-close and intimate vocal sound on a variety of budgets. Continue reading →
  2. The History Behind The Neve 33609 Compressor

    The History Behind The Neve 33609 Compressor
    Neve33609 Vintage King's Ryan McGuire recently deciphered the history of Neve's 33609 compressor/limiter to explain the differences between the several models that have been released over the years. Read on to discover what makes each significant and how this studio favorite has evolved and been emulated since its creation three decades ago. Continue reading →

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