Dirty Business

Dirty Business

If you ever heard about Jack Reacher you should meet his sister!Just like Jack, she is merciless in her pursuit of truth and justice. Both Jack and Debra are loners, but Deb needs to find her lost family. And being in the way of a determined woman proves fatal for...

Binson Echorec

Binson Echorec

This Binson Echorec is from 1960 and it still works. This model is made for Scandinavian countries. I contacted the company – which isn’t the same as the original, how long the rotating drum would last. They said they didn’t know. They never had to repair or replace a...

Building a few more GSSL 4000 Units

Building a few more GSSL 4000 Units

In 2014 we gathered a new team for mass production of the master bus compressor clone GSSL 4000. GSSL 4000 is reverse engineered by Jakob Erland. The sound is great but be careful not to over use it!  2 and a half day in deep concentration. People brought their...

Building Gyraf GSSL 4000

Building Gyraf GSSL 4000

Projekt by Jacob Erland 12 men, 2 ½ day, coffee, pizza, no sleep= 12 x GSSL.We met 12 men in a class room over a week-end to build 13 GSSL 4000 units. We drank coffee, ate pizza and breathed soldering steam.Working hard.Concentration.Silence.Engine Room.Backside.Gyraf...

Gyraf G9 Tube Amp

Gyraf G9 Tube Amp

Mr. Caks and I met up and built 4 Gyraf G9 Tube Preamps. Design by Jakob Erland - Gyraf Audio.Quite messy but that is how it has to be!Inside one of the finished G9 units. Jakob Erland's G9 tube preamp is a high-quality, dual-channel preamp that is designed to provide...

Gyraf G1176 Construction

Gyraf G1176 Construction

I wanted to build a couple of G1176 but I ended up with 4 because I wanted to have some to use in the mixing process. It is a fairly simple project and the wiring takes about the same time as the rest of the work. For more details visit: http://mnats.net/1176.html and...

Alesis HR 16 Drum Machine

Alesis HR 16 Drum Machine

The Alesis HR-16 is a drum machine that was first introduced in 1987. It was designed to provide musicians with an affordable and easy-to-use solution for creating drum patterns and beats for their music. I bought mine in 1988. So it is old! The HR-16 features 16-bit...

Roland SRV 2000 Digital Reverb

Roland SRV 2000 Digital Reverb

I bought my first Roland SRV2000 in 1986. The price when it hit the market was app. 20.000 Dkr. or 3.000 US$. I bought the next for 500 US$ and the third for 100 US$. These units are highly underestimated. They deliver excellent reverb on drums including gated...

64 bit mastering

64 bit mastering

When I'm sixty-four...In-house mastering is done in a 64-bit environment for maximum detail and clarity. Eq's and comps are primarily Linear Phase types for zero phase distortion and ultra-high precision. Sometimes I even use my ears...Of course, there is an analog...

Tape Restoration

Tape Restoration

Curing sticky tape problems by baking! In the '80s some tape manufacturers made magnetic tapes of sonic good quality but poor physical quality! I have restored a lot of Ampex 456 tapes from this period in my 'oven' which is a hairdryer and a thermometer. This is a...