Let me start with a simple statement of fact. The D-Box rules. Dangerous Music is the real deal and has made a HUGE difference in the way I mix and produce music. Before I go into specifics I would like to rant for… READ MORE Audio Forums Review: D-Box
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by Craig Anderton
Dangerous Music’s Source is an unusual product with many applications, including DJing. Geared for portability, Source monitors and routes a variety of input sources via high-end conversion, noiseless switching, and superb headphone amps. Its size and form factor suggest laptop-based audio production,… READ MORE Cool Tools for DJ’s- Source Review from Electronic Musician
Artist, composer and producer adds the Dangerous Source monitor controller to his Paris studio with stellar results
Edmeston, NY – January 20, 2014 – Internationally acclaimed solo artist, composer and producer Dan Black recently added the Dangerous Source monitor controller to his Paris studio setup. He… READ MORE Dan Black Gets Dangerous in Paris
August 10, 2015 — Over the past several months solutions integrator Wire Broadcast has installed 33 Dangerous Music “Source” monitor controllers at two busy UK post production facilities, with 25 units going into THE MILL and 8 more at the new PRODIGIOUS location. Dangerous Music’s European distributor, Masteringworks, was the EU supplier for both… READ MORE Dangerous “Source” Controller the Choice of Top UK Post Houses
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
The new 2013 Gear Guide from Pro Sound News & Pro Audio Review is out, and its focus is monitoring. Junior Sanchez and Chris Vrenna are featured in a section called “Of Mixes and Monitors” where they both talk about the importance of a professional… READ MORE Dangerous Music featured in 2013 Gear Guide from Pro Sound News/Pro Audio Review
Reviewed by Thom Monahan ©2012, Tape Op Issue 91
With every recording session, there’s one piece of the puzzle that never rests; it’s constantly in use, informing every decision that you make – and that’s your monitor controller. You’ll use different mics, mic preamps, and dynamics processors; switch between… READ MORE Dangerous Source Review from TapeOp Magazine
by Eli Crews
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For years, people in the recording industry have been predicting the death of the console. With mixing taking place inside computers and summing boxes, and moderately priced outboard preamps and EQs in abundant supply, the large-format console has… READ MORE Electronic Musician Review: Monitor ST
In the last several years, the trend toward in-the-box computer-based recording and the accompanying decline in the use of the conventional mixing board have spawned several complementary product types designed to provide key functions previously handled by the console. The monitor controller, for example, gives… READ MORE Electronic Musician’s Review: D-Box
Basically, the 2-Bus is a 16 input x 2 output summing device intended to be used in conjunction with your DAW to supposedly add an analog sound quality to your two track mixes. The front panel sports two rows of eight buttons. Each section… READ MORE EQ Review: 2-Bus
There is nothing worse than having to question the quality of sound coming out of your studio monitors. Being able to hear exactly what you are recording and mixing is crucial, whether you’re getting paid or not.
I record and mix artists from all over… READ MORE Field Report: Dangerous Source in Action with Alan Evans of Soulive
“I instantly heard a difference: the mid-range became smoother and more detailed, and the stereo width even better defined.”
Musician & Engineer use Dangerous Music 2-Bus and D-Box on
Blockbuster ‘Guitar Hero’ Games
Edmeston, NY – It’s not every day that a single videogame generates one billion dollars in sales. In fact, Activision’s Guitar Hero is the first. In the music industry… READ MORE Guitar Heroes Steve Ouimette and Ryan Greene Get Dangerous
New Album Tracks Debuted at Private Listening Sessions Using Focal Twin6 Be Monitors and Dangerous D-Box
Edmeston, NY – In a joint announcement today Focal Professional and Dangerous Music announced that Imogen Heap has just finished a preview tour of her upcoming album ‘Ellipse‘… READ MORE Imogen Heap Chooses Dangerous Music and Focal
You’ll need eight free analog outputs on your audio interface, which you connect via snake to the D-Box’s summing input — this uses a multi-pin DB25 connector for space reasons. It’s a nice touch that all other connections except headphone outs are on XLR jacks.… READ MORE Keyboard Mag Review: Dangerous Music D-Box
DANGEROUS MUSIC SOURCE Mojo for your monitors
While recording enthusiasts gleefully scarf up pricey mics and compressors, they often skimp on what may be the single most valuable piece of gear in their signal chain—the monitor controller. People often forget that every mic they place,… READ MORE M Magazine Dangerous Source Review
by Fab Dupont
The BAX EQ is Dangerous Music’s first foray into the world of actual audio “processing.” The brand is well known for pioneering the concept of analog summing with its Dangerous 2-Bus, as well as bringing high-end monitoring systems and mastering consoles to… READ MORE Mix Magazine: Bax EQ Review
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
Not quite as dangerous as it sounds, but certainly exciting, Dangerous Music’s Monitor ST and Monitor SR are highly useful companions in today’s ever-evolving studio monitoring setups. Flexible routing and monitoring are more critical than ever, with many users now working both “inside” and “outside-the-box.”… READ MORE MIX Review: Field Test: Dangerous Music Monitor ST, Monitor SR
Dangerous Music is leading the way to a brave new world with a line of professional recording studio interfacing tools that facilitate the highest-quality sound of music recorded and mixed inside any digital audio workstation.
The product line began as a simple quest for better-sounding… READ MORE MIX Review: Field Test: Dangerous Music Monitor, MQ, 2-Bus and Mixer
October 23, 2012 – Pete Evick wears many musical hats. He’s the guitarist in the Bret Michaels Band, as well as Michael’s songwriting partner, (plus he has his own band: Evick); but he’s also the Bret Michaels Band engineer, and records and mixes while he’s on tour with them. Evick… READ MORE Pete Evick Gets Dangerous On Brett Michaels Mixes
by Alan Silverman
Dangerous Music’s BAX EQ is a highly refined professional interpretation using shelving filter topologies introduced by British audio engineer P. J. Baxandall in his classic paper, “Negative Feedback Tone Control,” first published in Wireless World, October 1952. The design was… READ MORE Pro Sound News Bax Review
Analog-Loving Engineer says Dangerous Music Equipment was “an Epiphany”
after mixing ‘in the box’
Edmeston, NY – Engineer and producer Richard Sales recently finished mixing his daughter Hayley Sales’ follow-up album for Universal using the Dangerous Music 2-Bus analog summing mixer and monitoring… READ MORE Producer & Engineer Richard Sales Gets Dangerous
Dangerous Music of Edmeston, upstate New York is best known for it’s summing boxes—it was onto the concept early on and offers a range of high-end solutions that are widely regarding for their sonic integrity.
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I fell in love with the Dangerous Monitor ST when I first experienced it firsthand at a recording conference in Tucson. I approached this monitor control system with skepticism; it seemed like another convenient niche product that would do little more than get us through… READ MORE Review: Dangerous Monitor ST
Dangerous Music are a company who thrive on providing neat solutions to typical studio work flow problems, with audio quality always at the top of the design priorities list. One of their latest offerings is a combined monitor controller and analogue summing-bus system —… READ MORE Sound on Sound Review: Dangerous Music D-Box
This modular monitor controller system offers an easy upgrade path from stereo to surround capability, and transparent audio quality to boot.
Dangerous Music are an American company producing high-quality analogue equipment to help enhance the facilities and interfacing of computer DAW systems. Among the… READ MORE Sound on Sound Review: Dangerous Music Monitor ST/SR
by Frederick Noren
This new version of Dangerous Music’s popular summing amp incorporates both technical and practical improvements.
Dangerous Music’s pioneering analogue summing mixer, the 2–Bus, was launched back in 2001, though some custom units were sold previously. This was a time… READ MORE Sound On Sound Reviews 2-BUS+
by Hugh Robjohns
US-based Dangerous Music have a reputation for producing high-quality but relatively affordable products, such as monitoring controllers, analogue summing buses and mastering insert switchers. The credo upon which chief designer Chris Muth operates is that audio integrity is non-negotiable, and all Dangerous Music… READ MORE Sound On Sound Reviews the Dangerous Source
Before you read F. Reid Shippen’s review below, let me first explain to you why I chose a Monitor ST/SR system for the client theatre at The Station, a NYC-based video production facility that I co-own. One of my initial experiences with Dangerous Music was… READ MORE Tape Op Gear Review: Monitor ST, SR, DAC-ST & A.S.S.
The Dangerous 2-BUS is a 16×2 analog summing amplifier designed to work with Nuendo, Digital Performer, Pro Tools, and other Digital Audio Workstations. To put it simply, the software mixers inside these DAWs are implemented with “Math.” Within the context of digital signal processing, math… READ MORE Tape Op Review: Dangerous 2-Bus
I’ve been asking for a high-quality monitoring system like the Dangerous Monitor ever since I started mastering some seven years ago. Many mastering engineers have custom-manufactured desks or modified Neumann desks, but these are quite expensive (typically $10,000-$50,000). Other mastering engineers are using high-end audio… READ MORE Tape Op Review: Dangerous Monitor
Probably more than ever, recording studios have seen a need for monitoring different inputs and routing these signals to a variety of speakers. In my studio, we monitor the DAW, console LR, console control room out, CD, iPod, and computer outputs. We listen through three… READ MORE Tape Op Review: Dangerous Monitor ST
At first glance, the Liaison is not much more than an insert switcher. Plug in six of your outboard processors, and you can use Liaison’s front-panel buttons to switch your processors in and out of two stereo buses. The buses can be used individually, or… READ MORE Tape Op Reviews: Dangerous Music Liaison
Convert-2 & Convert-8 converters
by Andy Hong
In a conversation I had a few years ago with Bob Muller, Co-Founder and President of Dangerous Music, Bob alluded to his plans to sell a D/A converter. His company had received a lot of positive… READ MORE TapeOp Review: CONVERT Series
Review by Thom Monahan for TapeOp Magazine
Do people still argue about analog summing versus in-the- box mixing? I’m sure somewhere in Internet-world, the flames are still raging. I can see both sides of the long- running argument, but it’s kind of like pontificating on hiking.… READ MORE TapeOp Reviews 2-BUS+
by Allen Farmelo, Greg Calbi, Eric Broyhill, Dave Kutch, and Larry Crane
Every once in a while, you run across a product that is seemingly simple, but offers so much more than its faceplate implies. The BAX EQ is one of them. After… READ MORE TapeOp: Bax EQ Review
Edmeston, NY – December 3, 2013 – Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the world’s best-equipped and favorite recording studio destinations for top musicians, producers and engineers. Artists such as Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, Jack White, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, and Tim McGraw have graced its live rooms. Studio owner John McBridebrought… READ MORE The Blackbird Academy Gets Dangerous in Nashville