TONE-CENTRIC

“NEW GEAR: WAVES TONECENTRIC”

NEW GEAR ALERT: THE PEOPLE AT WAVES HAVE WORKED HARD SINCE THE EARLY 90s TO BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE INDUSTRY, WITH REGARDS TO PLUGINS. MANNY D HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FAN OF THEIR PRODUCTS. IN FACT, ABOUT 90% OF HIS

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MACKIE-248

“NEW GEAR: MACKIE 24-8 MIXING BOARD”

NEW GEAR ALERT: FOR SEVERAL YEARS, MANNY D USED A CONTROL SURFACE. SPECIFICALLY THE "M-AUDIO PROJECTMIX I/O". IN A CONSTANT PURSUIT TO FEEL THOSE ANALOG TEXTURES, HE WANTED TO GO BACK TO HIS ROOTS. BEING ABLE

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LIQUID-SAFFIRE-56

“NEW GEAR: FOCUSRITE LIQUID SAFFIRE 56”

NEW GEAR: IN AN ATTEMPT TO UPGRADE HIS CONVERTERS, MANNY D RECENTLY INTEGRATED A LIQUID SAFFIRE 56 INTERFACE BY FOCUSRITE. FOR SEVERAL YEARS, HE USED AN M-AUDIO PROJECTMIX I/O CONTROL SURFACE FOR HIS RECORDING AND

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WAVES NLS

“NEW GEAR: NLS NON-LINEAR SUMMER”

NEW GEAR: MANNY D RECENTLY ADDED THE NLS NON-LINEAR SUMMER, BY WAVES, TO HIS BAG OF GOODIES. HE IS A HUGE FAN OF THAT OLD ANALOG SOUND, SO ANYTHING THAT GETS HIM ONE STEP CLOSER, HE'S ALL IN. WAVES, ALONG

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PUIGCHILD 660 670

“NEW GEAR: PUIGCHILD 660 & 670”

NEW GEAR: IN AN ATTEMPT TO CONTINUE BUYING GEAR THAT CATERS TO MANNY D'S "SOUND", AND THE TYPE OF MUSIC HE ALWAYS ASPIRES TO MAKE, HE'S ADDED THE "PUIGCHILD 660 AND 670" COMPRESSOR PLUGINS. THIS IS "WAVES"

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PUIGTEC EQP-1A MEQ-5 EQ

“NEW GEAR: PUIGTEC EQP-1A & MEQ-5 EQ”

MANNY D RECENTLY ADDED THE "PUIGTEC EQP-1A" AND THE "PUIGTEC MEQ-5" EQUALIZER PLUG-INS TO HIS STUDIO. THESE ARE THE PLUG-IN VERSIONS TO THE CLASSIC ANALOG PULTEC EQs. THE DISTINCTIVE TONAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE

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SAMPLETANK

“NEW GEAR: SAMPLETANK 2.5 XL

NEW PLUG-IN ALERT: MANNY D HAS JUST UPGRADED HIS SET-UP WITH AN AMAZING SOUND WORKSTATION. SAMPLETANK COMES WITH A HUGE COLLECTION OF PROFESSIONALLY RECORDED SOUND SAMPLES, INSTRUMENTS, AND LOOPS. IT COMES WITH

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MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK

“NEW GEAR: MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK

NEW GEAR: MANNY D JUST ADDED A NEW PLUG-IN TO HIS TOY BOX. IT'S THE "MIROSLAV PHILHARMONIK" BY IK MULTIMEDIA. A POWERFUL ORCHESTRAL WORKSTATION, WHICH INCLUDES 7GB OF THOSE BEAUTIFUL ORCHESTRA AND CHIOR SOUNDS.

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YAMAHA P95

“NEW GEAR: YAMAHA P-95”

NEW GEAR: MANNY D HAS ADDED THE YAMAHA P-95 TO HIS SET-UP. IN A CONTINUED EFFORT TO GIVE HIS MUSIC THAT ACOUSTIC FEEL, HE FELT THIS DIGITAL PIANO WAS A GREAT ADDITION TO HIS ARSENAL. THE P-95 IS WIDELY REGARDED

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AKAI S950

“NEW GEAR: AKAI S-950”

12-BIT HEAVEN: WE RECENTLY PURCHASED THE VINTAGE AKAI S-950, TO SYNC UP WITH THE MPC 2500. OPERATION "GRITTY DRUMS" IS IN FULL EFFECT. LOL. MANNY D HAD BEEN LOOKING FOR ONE OF THESE FOR ABOUT A YEAR NOW, AND

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