Pré-vox Mix 900 (DIN Mixer)

Pré-Vox Mix 900

A truly old school mixer actually used to prepare "Lost In Time" DJ mix made from K7 tapes and more generally to keep under hands any vintage gear equipped with DIN connections. I've found that mixer at Cash Converters, a second hand shop and paid only 3,90 euros! The mixer offers 6 DIN inputs : … Continue reading Pré-Vox Mix 900

SuperEar SE 5000

SuperEar SE5000

Personal sound amplifier by Sonic Technology Products Inc. SuperEar SE 5000 An unusual tool I've found this week at a second hand shop. There is a mini-jack output to connect a headphone or earphones or... A mini-jack cable that goes straight into the ZOOM H5 🙂 It has a sound of it's own, the microphone … Continue reading SuperEar SE5000

Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone

Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone

Second review on the blog and this time, we're going back in the 60's to discover an amazing product from Philips (Netherlands)... The Philips EL 3782/00 is a "low-homic electrodynamic directional microphone" that was basically used with the Philips Reel To Reel tape recorder/player EL 3549. The microphone is small and it has such an … Continue reading Philips EL 3782/00 Microphone

Bang & Olufsen K7 Tape

Tape Aesthetics

If you read this blog regularly (it actually get more readers than subscribers), you've certainly noticed that I deleted posts about "Tape Aesthetics". The reason is pretty simple, since the K7/Tapes I like to record and share are full of copyrighted material, files are flagged on MediaFire and become unavailable for download... So, I had … Continue reading Tape Aesthetics

Clippy XLR EM172, Matched Stereo Pair

Clippy XLR EM172 Matched Stereo Pair

For Sound Design and recording needs, I bought a matched stereo pair of Clippy EM172 microphones (FC062). Clippy XLR EM172, Matched Stereo Pair I tested them quickly and "Oh my god"!!! I never owned such a precise microphone, it's amazing to hear the resulting recording full of sounds my ears can't even notice if I'm … Continue reading Clippy XLR EM172 Matched Stereo Pair

VHS Tape

VHS Tape

Past year, when I was studying Sound Design at Technocité (Mons-BE), I had a discussion with my professor about obsoletes medias and we both agreed that nothing was truly obsolete as soon as we could find a way to use them with creativity. On weekends, I had long walks with my dog and one day, … Continue reading VHS Tape

Grundig TK 220 Deluxe

Audio Archiving

Many formats are today considered "obsolete" and it's not an easy task to find the right player and/or recorder to archive older audio recordings. 9633 Sound Design believes in every kind of medias/supports and keep an arsenal of old school/vintage gear used especially for digital archiving. Here is an example of an analog tape recording … Continue reading Audio Archiving

Zoom H5

Electromagnetic Recording

A mono electromagnetic microphone has been added to 9633 Sound Design recording setup, it is the "Electro Pickup XLR" from "Fel Communications LTD". A paired stereo electromagnetic microphone has been added next, it is the "Elektrousi" from "LOM". Electromagnetic microphones allows recording of sounds generated by electrical sources. Here are a few first examples, enjoy! … Continue reading Electromagnetic Recording

PolAr Synthesizer "'Reaktor"

PolAr Synthesizer

Native Instruments Reaktor synthesizer made to recreate polar winds and air movements typical of the Arctic geographic area and associated weather. Actually in early "Alpha" stage (Version 1.1), its main purpose has already been tested on videos about the Arctic in which a proper and controlled wind noise was needed. https://youtu.be/XqMTonjGsq8 PolAr synthesizer includes a … Continue reading PolAr Synthesizer

Dimitri Pike

Temple Caché – Bouteille

https://youtu.be/_NKJ-DB0kEc Sound Design for Motion Graphics - Technocité (Mons/BE) Made with Avid Pro Tools 12 and Native Instruments Reaktor. All sounds by Dimitri Pike / Wildtek except first electro loop by (RIP) Drexciya (Underground Resistance - Detroit/USA) used as an homage. Stay low, stay strong, stay underground. Mons 9633 Sound Design can create the audio … Continue reading Temple Caché – Bouteille