Test Equipment Channel Strip From Hainbach & AudioThing

US Dials - the treasured sound of 1950s electronics recreated      29/09/22

Hainbach and AudioThing are back with a much requested test equipment based filter plugin entitled 'Dials'. It's based on a classic American passive band-pass filter and a modified German broadcast transmitter -  bringing you the massive sound of test equipment in plugin form. Capable of mangling signals in broad strokes and finely tuning frequencies, Dials is an instrument unlike anything else.

Dials is a detailed digital translation of a unique combination of 1950s electronic music hardware from composer and YouTuber Hainbach's studio. It is made with the rich sound and experimental spirit of early electronic music studios in mind.

The basis of Dials is a re-purposed German vacuum tube radio broadcast device paired with a heavy-duty American bandpass filter. They form a channel strip like no other. The scientific and radio background of the equipment provides a tone that sets it apart, whether you are processing vocals, drums, or any other instrument. Due to the built-in compressor, it is perfectly suited to lend your voice-over the „larger than life" feeling of great recordings of the past or make your drums sound like they could get past the door at Berghain. Speaking of which: if you are feeling adventurous, feed it impulses and hear it roar like Stockhausen at a Gabber party. 

While its roots are in the past, this is a truly modern device with an unparalleled sound. It can be used to sweeten your music or to experiment – it can even become an instrument in your hands. 


There is also a 'Hainbach Pack' which features all of his collaborations with AudioThing. https://www.audiothing.net/bundle/hainpack/

Get more info here: https://www.audiothing.net/effects/dials/

DIALS is priced at 79EUR/$, but is on introductory offer for just 49EUR/$.

Hainbach's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeovElJP0n0i8ADaPsRSd8g


About the author [midierror]: midierror makes nifty Max For Live devices, innovative music hardware, award winning sample packs and hosts a podcast speaking to people in the music world.

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