“The switching of inserts is managed by beefy relays that are as transparent as any I’ve ever heard.”
“One of the best features of the LIAISON is the monitor outs…you can monitor the signal at four points in the chain: before and after Bus A and B. The usefulness of this feature is huge, and Dangerous deserves major props for including it!”
“The LIAISON as a whole imparts no noise or distortion to your signal.”
“The Dangerous LIAISON fels like engaging light-speed for my workflow..and make no mistake: workflow IS sound. The sheer speed at which you can do critical comparisons of entire signal chains does have a direct and positive impact how your music will sound.”
“LIAISON has the potential of turning you into an audio ninja”
“…using the LIAISON is dead simple”
“I think of LIAISON not as an insert switcher, but as a creativity enabler.”
“LIAISON gives you the impetus to rethink how you record, mix, and master your music”
“The LIAISON is really important – I can do a lot of combinations of chaining gear and I am able to work a lot faster. Before the LIAISON [I had to] switch the patchbay and compare the sounds. Now I am 20-times faster than before,… READ MORE Antoine “Chab” Chabert
“I believe the main hang-up for most people is that they just don۪t want to deal with cables and patching. They want it to be fast, and the LIAISON is very fast.”
The Dangerous Master has taken my mastering console up quite a notch. Integrating it with the Dangerous Monitor (Tape-Op issue # 34) has truly given me the processing and routing capabilities I’ve always dreamed of but could never afford. That’s not to say that the… READ MORE Dangerous Master Review From TapeOp Magazine
Dangerous gear does not get extremely hot. However, we always recommend leaving blank spaces anyway. More ventilation always equals longer gear life, no matter how hot or cool your gear runs. Do not rack your Dangerous gear next to very hot gear such as power… READ MORE Do I need to leave blank rack spaces above/below my gear?
Absolutely! The Master can be found in many of the worlds top mastering facilities. Check out our testimonials list for specifics.
New Mastering Suite at NY Masterdisk Adds Dangerous Music ‘Monitor’ to ‘Master’ Transfer Console
Edmeston, NY – Mastering Engineer Dave McNair has a new suite at Masterdisk Studios in New York. Previously at Scott Hull’s studio, McNair made the jump recently when Hull purchased… READ MORE Engineer Dave McNair Plugs Into Dangerous Master
Only insert 2 works with S&M inserts. Plan accordingly when plugging in your gear.
The resistors are only needed on the outputs of your gear, and they will be 100k resistors wired from pin 2 to ground and pin 3 to ground. The idea is to have a resistor to ground in order to discharge any voltage caused by… READ MORE I want to connect gear with floating outputs, how do I wire bleeder resistors? Do I need them if my transformer is center-tapped? Do I need them on inputs and outputs?
“Being able to switch devices from one bus to the other is extremely useful. The fast switching is amazing!”
“The Dangerous LIAISON is incredibly exciting. To have a device that lets you so easily switch between processors, swap the order of processors, do quick A-B comparisons of signal chains. It makes my work better!”
Edmeston, NY – May 27, 2014 – Longtime mastering engineer Jonathan Wyner has added the newly released Dangerous Compressor to his already well-stocked Dangerous Music-equipped studio. Wyner’s Cambridge, MA based studio sports the Dangerous Music Master, Liaison and BAX EQ as well. Wyner is a Grammy-Nominated engineer who has… READ MORE Jonathan Wyner Adds New ‘Dangerous Compressor’ to his Very Dangerous Mastering Studio
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What is Mastering?
Was there always a function called audio mastering? With special boxes and super speakers, engineers hunched over a myriad of dials and knobs, in strange rooms with peculiar wall and ceiling coverings, magically making the music sound amazing? The short answer is no: It’s a… READ MORE Mastering
Mastering Engineer David Kutch Gets Dangerous in NYC
Grammy-Nominated Engineer Opens New Mastering Studio with Dangerous Music Equipment at its Center
Edmeston, NY — Grammy-Nominated mastering engineer David Kutch has opened The Mastering Palace, a new mastering studio in New York City. In only… READ MORE Mastering Engineer David Kutch Gets Dangerous in NYC
Engineers Chris Dugan and Chris Lord-Alge team up to record and mix album, while Mike Wells masters the Billie Joe Armstrong production at his Dangerous Music equipped LA studio
Edmeston, NY – May 21, 2013 – Mastering engineer Mike Wells recently completed a project for producer Billie Joe Armstrong, the new… READ MORE Mastering Engineer Mike Wells Gets Dangerous on ‘Emily’s Army’ Release
The Lodge mastering studios use Dangerous ‘Master’ transfer console on multi-Grammy Winning “Wasting Light”
Edmeston, NY – March 7, 2012 – At the 54th Grammy Awards show Dave Grohl proclaimed proudly that his band recorded and mixed the Foo Fighters album in his garage and used all analog… READ MORE Mastering Engineers Emily Lazar & Joe LaPorta Get Dangerous on Foo Fighters Grammy Winning Release
Mastering Engineer Relies on Dangerous Music Equipment for Analog and Digital Releases
Edmeston, NY – Mastering Engineer Mike Wells swears by his Dangerous Music setup as the best rig he’s ever used, and record labels agree by giving him lots of business – in one… READ MORE Mike Wells Masters CDs and Vinyl Dangerously
Dangerous Music changed the very concept of mixing “in the box” by introducing the Dangerous 2-Bus, the first stand-alone, line-level summing mixer. Dangerous designer Chris Muth, prior to partnering with company co-founder Bob Muller, was known for designing custom mastering consoles for Sterling Sound and… READ MORE MIX Review: Field Test: Dangerous Music Master
Edmeston, NY – June 25, 2013 – The journey from being a musician to becoming a mastering engineer began with Nate Wood making his own album and preferring the approach of recording and mixing the music himself, compared to going to a studio and trying to get someone else to… READ MORE Nate Wood Gets Dangerous on Mixes & Masters
“If your job description includes any kind of mastering work, you need to put this magazine down, go call your local retailer, and arrange for a demo immediately!”
“The LIAISON is such a hip device. To be able to choose between different outboard gear immediately, and change the order of it in the signal path immediately is so useful!”
Edmeston, NY — August 28, 2013 — When Capitol Records Mastering in Los Angeles decided to replace the old “disc cutting” consoles originally designed for mastering vinyl, they began to try out several new transfer consoles including the Dangerous Music Master with its companion devices… READ MORE Robert Vosgien Gets Dangerous At Capitol Mastering
“Integrates with the MASTER seamlessly, and they work as one well-designed mastering console with lots of flexibility in routing. The cleanest and most transparent insert switching I’ve ever used.”
“Ultra fast switching, and the four memory locations makes comparing different inserts easy.”
We recommend chaining certain pieces together, or putting everything on your patchbay. The other option is to add the Dangerous Liaison to your setup.
S&M allows you to process the middle channel of the mix separately from the sides. This means you can do things such as raise vocal level without having to revisit the mix, de-ess cymbals on the sides channel without affecting everything in the middle, change… READ MORE Why is the S&M function important for me as a mastering engineer?