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JGauthier

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Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« on: January 06, 2010, 12:29:25 am »

Got my Bricasti M7 today and damn... Just damn...

Ive got Vss3 plug, stereo PCM70s and a 300 and damn... Just damn. It stomps them all. Just stomps them.

But Im excited... And I love pcm70s... so Im sure Im a touch overzealous but damn...

So far, and Ill post more soon, all I can say is damn.

I have never heard a verb blend so well, so fast with so little effort... Sonically its killing me. Does it REALLY SOUND REAL- nope... BUT it ACTS real... Hows that for double talk!

I'd love to hear from other users, especially those who are post honeymoon...

But for now all I can say is-

sounds amazing
interface is awesome- if you have used a pcm70
build is ridiculous- Ive never felt midi ports like this on insertion...
The display is so simple and easy to read its stupid
It screams "get to work", no need to BS

Ive got a dead room and its become an issue for me. I can go to studio A but all my toys are here... The Bricasti is very convincing so far.

I would also love to hear from anyone using V2!
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 03:32:35 pm »

Day 2- Im just as blown away. Its like I can add a bit of studio A into my overdubs here!

The only thing thats pissing me off is the midi. It will only change presets in the registers... V2 is supposed to allow full recall via sysex dump- it needs it.

The interface is just so simple its PERFECT... The HP freq is usually a first go to- its a really nice sounding filter and the slope seems magic! You hear added/removed definition, not rolloff.

The best thing by far is the blend. Man can this thing blend!
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2010, 12:25:56 am »

Post some clips pre and post reverb. Some acoustic guitar would be great if you have any.

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2010, 05:36:04 pm »

I will but Im not tracking any right now. Ill have to pull up an old session and print it.

I would dare say acoustic guitar is one of its strongest points... without question.

Im still amazed at it.

The only down side is its sheen. Which can be great but its there- all the time. Some people want all/only bricasti on a mix but I would not be one of them. I may try strapping the bus with some pres or a comp/bypassed for color, but it definitely has the sheen of digital perfection- a good and bad thing.

But I would want it on EVERY mix and it makes my other verbs (pcm70s, a 300 and plugin Vss3) BETTER. Ideally 2 of them- one set for rooms (studio B preset is amazing) and the other for bigger spaces (plates and halls. Then add some lexi and Im pretty happy. I used to want a 960 or 6000- I dont anymore.

Its subtle and complex, but thats the beauty- real spaces are subtle and ridiculously complex.

Ill see what I can find for acoustic guitar. Trying to meet with a friend/mentor who does full orchestras so we can run some real sections through it. Plus his control room has a MUCH nicer monitor section. So if it sounds that good here, its going to be ridiculous there...

I also told him to get out his checkbook... when I leave he'll be calling the dealer.

You can hear the Bricasti on the GVCG clip here

http://www.soundclick.com/jgauthier

but its being used as it should- subtle. But if you listen to the martin clip as well (no M7, only a bit of lexicon) you can hear the GVCG clip sounds more mature spacially. Both were recorded in the EXACT same location in my tracking room, but different mic set ups (M/S vs close and room). So not exactly scientific but something to listen to.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2010, 09:03:08 pm »

added a bricasti verb ( Bright plate setting ) acoustic guitar track to the sound click link-

http://www.soundclick.com/jgauthier

If you click "full" it will have a guide to what I did in the description of the song.

At the end I raise the send to -3 DB but I forgot to mention that in the description.

you need to really listen to the entire loop and not the initial lack of attack (the loop starts softer and ends louder so it feels misleading at the loop crossover point)
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2010, 11:18:15 pm »

Thanks for the clip. Hard to judge from a 128 bit rate mp3 however. I am intrigued though. If you are willing to take the time I could email you a short wav clip of something I have recorded (perhaps a raw (dry) short section of this one: http://dcoombsguitar.com/CDFour/ThreeStepsToJoyDemo.mp3 )
Add some Bricasti reverb of your choice and email that back. In any case thanks for the clips you linked to.

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2010, 12:12:47 am »

I emailed you my email address to send the wav

I have a 10mb limit and would prefer not to use my FTP site.

The surprising thing about the Mp3s is they still sound good enough to hear something interesting is happening. But the true benefit of the subtle quality of the verb is hard to hear without proper reference, let alone bit rate.

After listening to MP3s for 2 years and always going "hmmmm", I had to see for myself. Im pretty amazed...

I told one of the guys I work for I feel confident mixing ITB with an M7 around... No inserts, just plugs and an M7 for spaces. Hes always been slightly annoyed with my racks of outboard, and finds my inserts of analog to be little anchors of slow recall and inconsistency.

I can give up the nice comps/eqs for some decent REALISTIC space!
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2010, 08:07:20 am »

Yep, that Bricasti is scary good.

In addition to your findings, which I totally agree with, I´ve done some things with the Bricasti that simply never have worked out for me with other units. One is recording drums in a super small booth, dead and dry, with a pair of mics feeding the Bricasti to get "room mics". It should not really work but it does. Another testament to how well and realistically it blends.

Some worthless information... I had a nice long chat with one of the two Bricasti designers and he told me the processing power in the M7 is equivalent to 6 ProTools HD Accel cards. I asked him if hypothetically it could run as a plugin using 6 whole Accel cards and the answer was no. The way a computer handles data is not efficient enough to be able to run the algos ! I can´t remember the amount of calculations to create the verb but it was a LOT. There is also a high degree of randomization going on so no two tails will ever sound the same. With a confident smile he said something like "I think the Bricasti will still be way ahead of its competition in 10 years from now..." A bold statement but I wouldn´t be surprised if that was the case. The amount of work they´ve put into that box is mindblowing.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2010, 06:52:11 pm »

Marcus- nice info on the PT card equivalent! Makes sense!

Just got back from studio A with my Mentor/friend who tracks full orchestras and top session players DAILY... There were 3 engineers and 3 assistants. Not one person picked the PCM96 over it...

What the Bricast does is incredible. Its ability to blend is unreal. The shining star of the day.... BASS XXL setting- talk about movie theater sounding bass!

Medium hall on a female vocalist singing Desperado was unbelievable. The definition and blend is unmatched. Period.

And strings and woodwinds... holy crap. Not sampled strings... REAL HUMANS playing instruments. Unreal.

I love the studio B settings but with no tail, everyone wanted to move on... Just wait till they really see...

So all in all. 100% unanimous- the M7 is a f'ing monster. It sounds so smooth, subtle and blends so well- nothing compares. I have not A/Bed it with a 480 or 960 yet- just pcm70, lexi 300, pcm96, Vss3 and TC megaverb. But being familiar with the two, Im not trying too hard to seach them out and see. The M7 is the new wave...

And Im sure I just sold an M7 if not a mainframe package for them... They kept saying I should sell these today!... But I argue a monkey could sell them, as long as he could plug it in!

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2010, 12:24:07 am »

I am sure the Bricasti IS a wonderful unit...I just haven't heard one yet to be able to say personally.


But comparing it to PCM 70-96/300 is not doing it any favours.

Of course it would be better than those.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2010, 11:00:03 am »

Having heard it and used it, I can say that it truly does sound amazing, and will change your opinion on digital reverberation.

I'd like to buy one, but I have some microphones to pay for......
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #11 on: January 12, 2010, 03:17:12 pm »

compasspnt wrote on Mon, 11 January 2010 21:24

I am sure the Bricasti IS a wonderful unit...I just haven't heard one yet to be able to say personally.


But comparing it to PCM 70-96/300 is not doing it any favours.

Of course it would be better than those.



Just based off price alone thats obvious but honestly the internet has more issues with the sound of a 300 than clients do! And our goal was to compare it to what we use successfully now- if its better great.

But I think its important to state the M7 is better because of its approach. Its DIFFERENT. Period. Its so subtle at times its ridiculous and you strain to hear a change without going over the top. Its not just processing power, its a different way of doing it and you can hear it (or not).

Thats the big deal. It doesn't ALWAYS sound better- but it does ALWAYS ACT better. As in the way it integrates with the sound (acts) vs a great sounding hall (sounds). I still love the 70s and 96... and even the 300 on a good day.

So I think the real comparison will be when V2 is released and I can compare it to the Lexi stuff and see. Theres a sheen to the Bricasti so Im not sold its the end all of life itself, but I dont exactly NOT like it either. I just notice it. At this point I would still take a PCM96 and an M7 over 2 M7s. But ideally I would like have 2 M7s and a 96.

(part of my plan to bring it to studio A yesterday- he'll buy one and then Ill have two when I mix there!Bwaaahahhhaaaaa You could see him missing it already...)
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2010, 03:38:43 am »

Leonardo Valvassori wrote on Tue, 12 January 2010 11:00

... and will change your opinion on digital reverberation...



I think it's safe to say the EMT 250 already sort of did that around 1977 Twisted Evil
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2010, 11:50:29 am »

Yes, everything ELSE "changed my opinion on digital reverberation."

Perhaps the unit in question can help change it back...
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2010, 05:19:05 pm »

Mentor/friend from our Wednesday fun ordered his unit today.

Two days and he had to have it...

Sent me an email with no content, just the title "asshole"...
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2010, 06:07:52 pm »

wwittman wrote on Wed, 13 January 2010 03:38

Leonardo Valvassori wrote on Tue, 12 January 2010 11:00

... and will change your opinion on digital reverberation...



I think it's safe to say the EMT 250 already sort of did that around 1977 Twisted Evil



Now, if I could purchase one for the price of the one in question, what do you think I would go with?

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2010, 07:58:43 pm »

Instruments and microphones are another story though.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #17 on: January 14, 2010, 06:28:36 pm »

compasspnt wrote on Mon, 11 January 2010 23:24


But comparing it to PCM 70-96/300 is not doing it any favours.

Of course it would be better than those.

The new PCM 96 is no slouch.  Have you heard one?

A PCM 70 and PCM 91, well.....those are very metallic and hard to mix to my ear.


This box is not a 250, nor does it pretend to be, nor does it replace it.  But it does do something that no other box I have worked with does (I have not worked with, though I have been on records that used a 250 and a 480) in that it becomes a partner in music.  It doesn't sound like added reverb, at the right amount, it just sounds like you put that instrument in that room.  It does small rooms, tight rooms, wood rooms, and halls very very very well.  I am eagerly anticipating V2.

I like it better than the TC 6000, 4000, Yardstick, and Altiverb.

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2010, 05:07:55 pm »

I am changing my tune-

I would now rather have 2 Bricasti M7s... And sold my Lexicon 300 to fund the purchase of a second. Im keeping the PCM70s though.

But damn, what a box.

People say the TC stuff does great early reflections. I'd be interested to hear a 4000 in conjunction with the M7...

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2010, 09:42:02 am »

Just FYI for anyone who has a convolution plug-in and can't afford the hardware version.....

I'm sure it's no comparison to the actual unit, but I downloaded some Bricasti IR's for my TL Space plug-in, and they sound fantastic. With the exception of a plate preset that I made, I've pretty much stopped using all the other IR's altogether.

The subtlety and realism are the first things I noticed.  They lack all the weird artifacts that I find myself filtering out of other IR's, and blend well enough, that you can use more reverb, before it starts to sound bad. Before importing them, I was spending way too much time tweaking the presets to get usable sounds. Now, with the Bricasti IR's, I'm finding the one that works, and moving on. Very little, if any tweaking.

The tiled rooms are my favorite so far, and I'm using the "large wooden room" on the song I'm currently mixing. I'm going to give "studio B" a try ASAP.

I downloaded them here.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2010, 09:18:26 am »

I just tried one...
































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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #21 on: February 23, 2010, 04:21:53 pm »

I just finished coding the middev and midnam files for the Bricasti M7 and sent them to Casey.

They will allow the Bricasti to show patch names in Protools just like a softsynth. They ONLY work properly with V2. Im sure Bricasti will make them avaliable to all for their V2 release.

The big benefits Im excited about are the sysex dump which will allow snapshot sysex automation and the patch names. If you have the M7 as a send in protools, this is for you!

Casey was nice enough to add the patch recall feature via midi program changes as he had only implemented the sysex dump for V2 originally. Now all banks will respond as the register bank does to program and bank change messages.

The patch names in protools is one of my FAVORITE features because you see the entire bank at once. You cant do that on the unit... Helps get you out of the same ol presets!

So other than continuous control/automation of parameters (for now) the M7 will function as a plug in. With snapshot not continuous automation- which Im fine with since I never automate verb parameters that way anyway!

Cant wait to hear V2!
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2010, 06:21:27 am »

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #23 on: February 26, 2010, 02:53:17 am »

RMoore wrote on Thu, 25 February 2010 03:21


M7 vs EMT 140 plate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=menNsfbxuIM



The funny thing about that video is its a promo for the M7 yet the EMT absolutely sounds better... Regardless of what he says.

But I 100% agree with him that the clarity on the M7 is quite nice and lost in the video.

I used stereo EMTs for years and nothing sounds as sweet as a real plate... Noise and all! But you lose that midrange and gain a nice clarity with an M7.

But I think its pushing it to say the M7 is better than a real plate... Different yes, better nope.

Im a fanboy at this point, I admit it... But Im not insane.

Well slightly insane waiting for the M7m remote 1 package to get here... Can't wait! By monday!

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #24 on: February 26, 2010, 10:37:57 am »

JGauthier wrote on Fri, 26 February 2010 02:53


The funny thing about that video is its a promo for the M7 yet the EMT absolutely sounds better... Regardless of what he says.




Agreed.

Even over laptop speakers I can certainly hear it.

I still really like this box though.



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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #25 on: March 03, 2010, 01:55:40 am »

I recently had the opportunity to compare a PCM96, an M7, a Yardstick 2402 along with my M3000, my natural echo chamber and several plug-ins.
Since I had two excellent offers for the 96 and the M7 (40% off list), I really wanted one of these to persuade me to adopt her.
But the Yardstick is so convincingly natural and blends so well in the mix, I have set my mind on it.
I'm still unsure about which version I'll choose; the digital-only makes sense, but may not be that easy to resell in case of bad fortune. The Analog + digital version is going to be displayed at Frankfurt Pro Light & Sound at the end of the month.

The 96 and the M7 are fine, but they don't bring me something radically different than the M3000, except maybe these modulated tails that are the essence of the Lex sound, but for me, it makes me think of putting a Leslie on the reverb return Cool ; I don't have any serious use for them, except maybe for the occasional customer who wants the C
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #26 on: March 03, 2010, 03:05:27 pm »

Geoff Emerick de Fake wrote on Tue, 02 March 2010 22:55

As to which one is best between M7 and 96, due to their almost incestuous parentage, I reckon they can be made to sound so close that I wouldn't base any purchase decision on it...



You reckon? You had all of those units and didn't see for yourself?

Please...

Then you say you base this off their incestuous relationship? NOT listening?

We have a 96 and 3 M7s here. You absolutely cannot make a 96 sound like an M7. If you think so, you may want to listen again. EVERY person who has shot them out in studio A has picked the 96 out with EASE. Blind. Every one...

You may prefer the quantec but I seriously question your ability to hear if you say you made them sound the same.

You can not LIKE the M7 but most of what you say is 100% hogwash... You need to back it up.

Its the "I reckon"... Either you did or didn't. You dont "reckon" anything when spending that kind of money...

I call shennanigans.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #27 on: March 03, 2010, 05:42:41 pm »

I have a Yardstick 2402 and I have an M7.  I used to love the Yardtsick.  But now that I have an M7, I think it trumps it by a lot.  I won't sell my Yardstick, but in the comparisons, the Yardstick to my ears does a very nice Church and Chapel and Catehdral, but that's it.  And there is a tinge of chorus and phase to the sound that make it a bit more "processed" sounding, but certainly usable in a lot of things.  The M7 to my ear is far more natural sounding, especially in small rooms (where the Yardstick is practically useless).  The Bricasti Halls also very very good, especially the Boston Hall and the Big and Clear.


I would by another M7 before another Yardstick.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #28 on: March 04, 2010, 06:12:46 am »

JGauthier wrote on Wed, 03 March 2010 14:05

Geoff Emerick de Fake wrote on Tue, 02 March 2010 22:55

As to which one is best between M7 and 96, due to their almost incestuous parentage, I reckon they can be made to sound so close that I wouldn't base any purchase decision on it...
You reckon? You had all of those units and didn't see for yourself?
Maybe a language problem there: I managed to make the 96 and the M7 sounding similar enough to me.
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 We have a 96 and 3 M7s here. You absolutely cannot make a 96 sound like an M7.
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 You can not LIKE the M7
You seem to think I have a hidden agenda of bashing the M7, which you answer like you have some hidden agenda of defending it as a valiant knight... so childish...
The fact that you've got three of them may explain...
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 but most of what you say is 100% hogwash...
I call shennanigans.
That's what I like here on this forum. There's a couple of guys, if you don't agree with them, they start calling you names and behaving like real gentlemen...
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #29 on: March 04, 2010, 05:42:43 pm »

minister wrote on Wed, 03 March 2010 16:42

 ...the Yardstick to my ears does a very nice Church and Chapel and Catehdral, but that's it.  And there is a tinge of chorus and phase to the sound that make it a bit more "processed" sounding, but certainly usable in a lot of things.
This is very strange, as it's the fluidity and absence of whirling effects on reverb tails that convinced me in the Yardstick.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #30 on: March 05, 2010, 03:44:25 pm »

So uh... if you're not going to take advantage of that 40% discount...   Rolling Eyes
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #31 on: March 21, 2010, 01:15:40 pm »

JGauthier wrote on Fri, 26 February 2010 08:53

RMoore wrote on Thu, 25 February 2010 03:21


M7 vs EMT 140 plate:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=menNsfbxuIM



The funny thing about that video is its a promo for the M7 yet the EMT absolutely sounds better..




I thought the same when I saw the clip.

Anyway, enjoy all the 'verbs!

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #32 on: May 09, 2010, 11:31:21 pm »

I've got a PCM96 for sale...mint..!!

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #33 on: May 24, 2010, 12:58:21 pm »

i'm another that hasn't used an actual unit, but i do have the impulses loaded into IR-L.  i have a bunch of other verbs available and the M7 is pretty much the only one i use now.  it's stunning.  

one of my favorite things to use it for is adding ambience to things - esp. electric guitar tracks.  the 'small ambience' setting is so perfect for this, i can't describe it.  i also use it on backing vocals and i just love it.

i can only imagine how much better the actual unit sounds.  looking forward to checking one out soon.

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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #34 on: May 28, 2010, 02:44:41 pm »

I love my M7 so much that I bought a second one to travel between the studio and home. Its realism and smoothness really help me make more compelling mixes.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #35 on: May 28, 2010, 04:08:52 pm »

Steve Hudson wrote on Fri, 28 May 2010 13:44

I love my M7 so much that I bought a second one to travel between the studio and home.  

Do you mean you use it as some means of locomotion? Confused
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #36 on: May 28, 2010, 05:30:59 pm »

Geoff Emerick de Fake wrote on Fri, 28 May 2010 15:08

Steve Hudson wrote on Fri, 28 May 2010 13:44

I love my M7 so much that I bought a second one to travel between the studio and home.  

Do you mean you use it as some means of locomotion? Confused


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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #37 on: May 29, 2010, 07:33:11 pm »

My prize would be the explanation; do you mean you bought one that satays at home in addition to tne one at the studio? I'm thick...
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #38 on: May 30, 2010, 12:35:10 pm »

Geoff Emerick de Fake wrote on Sat, 29 May 2010 18:33

My prize would be the explanation; do you mean you bought one that satays at home in addition to tne one at the studio? I'm thick...


No worries, I mean that the second M7 is racked separately so that I can use it both at home and at the studio (our patchbays are provisioned so that engineers can use outboard gear that isn't permanently racked). I only get about 6-7 days a month at our studio so much of my work is done at home. The Bricasti is one of several pieces of outboard gear that I have a pair of because I can't see working at home without them; it's a bonus to have a second M7 (or API 2500 or whatever) that I can bring to the studio from home and use when I'm mixing.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #39 on: May 31, 2010, 06:56:03 am »

OK, thanks for the enlightenment.
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #40 on: August 30, 2010, 01:32:26 pm »

Steve Hudson wrote on Sun, 30 May 2010 17:35

Geoff Emerick de Fake wrote on Sat, 29 May 2010 18:33

My prize would be the explanation; do you mean you bought one that satays at home in addition to tne one at the studio? I'm thick...


No worries, I mean that the second M7 is racked separately so that I can use it both at home and at the studio (our patchbays are provisioned so that engineers can use outboard gear that isn't permanently racked). I only get about 6-7 days a month at our studio so much of my work is done at home. The Bricasti is one of several pieces of outboard gear that I have a pair of because I can't see working at home without them; it's a bonus to have a second M7 (or API 2500 or whatever) that I can bring to the studio from home and use when I'm mixing.


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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #41 on: October 10, 2010, 09:24:11 pm »

So what do you guys make of v2 then? Sounds like a 480l should have sounded to me. Ie impressive!
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Re: Bricasti M7 V1 and V2
« Reply #42 on: October 25, 2010, 12:38:24 am »

I just got done messing with Ver.2 and lost track
of how many times i said 'wow'.  and i am quite fussy,
if i were to put it kindly.  EMT 140,240 my faves,
and on aux sends one and two in the mix room here.

but the M7, yeow! i want two or three!
a beautiful texture. that's what i liked about the
16 bit lexicon stuff. (200,224,480,pcm70)

what makes the most sense for me, or to me, is
one remote on the console with four units jacked into it.
and one larc with either two 480s, or a 480 and a 224

i'm thinkin' that a parameter for feedback on the delay
would be nice.

oh yeah, and i love the non-linear programs in Ver.2.
kinda between the inverse room on the 200 and the nonlinear
on the AMS.

i think several interns around here are gonna wake up in a
bathtub of ice from a chloroform induced nap with at least
one kidney missing.


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