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Old 21st February 2020
  #961
Woah! I see I posted on this thread on the first page in 2013!

Everything earns its place here and I tend to flip things that don't do it for me but here's my updated list of things that I just wouldn't want to be without:

API desk (and 550Bs)
AML 1073/2254
Anamod AM660s
ATC 110s
Avedis e27s
Bricastis
Burl Mothership
Coles 4038s
Crane Song HEDD
Dramastic Obsidian
Elam 251
Fairchild 627
Jospehson e22s
Lisson Grove AR1s
Manley Massive Passive
Urei 1176s
Old 21st February 2020
  #962
Lives for gear
 
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No Aengus EQ Trev?
Old 21st February 2020
  #963
Gear Head
Brady Macassar Ebony Drum Kit with a selection of Brady Snares

Andrew
Old 21st February 2020
  #964
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No Aengus EQ Trev?
Oh bollox. Yeah that too.
Old 22nd February 2020
  #965
din
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Here's an odd one: Earthworks M23. I initially bought one to measure my room acoustics. Then I bought another because I thought it sounded pretty good as a room mic. Those mic's paired with a Neve type preamp make for unbelievable room mic's. I mainly use them to record band practices and the details they pic up are quite astonishing--and they don't even sound harsh at all. Now they are also my go-to for distant drum room mics, usually low in the mix, to add depth an air. I think I paid $800 for the pair when they were on sale. Amazing value, if you ask me. Having my band practices and random jams sound 'mixed' even when recorded with just these two mic's something I've been searching for for years. It helps that the live room has great acoustics, of course. Anyway, highly recommended!
Old 22nd February 2020
  #966
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You are massively dangerous and I’m jealous =D

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Dangerous Convert-8
Burl B2 ADC
Maselec MPL-2 Limiter
SSL Fusion
Dangerous Liaison
Dangerous Compressor
Dangerous BAX
Manley Massive Passive
Old 4 weeks ago
  #967
Here for the gear
PMC twotwo 6
Manley Massive Passive
Old 4 weeks ago
  #968
rez
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after some years here are new additions of gear that gave me the wow factor:

- the sound of the preamp and eq on my newly built AML EZ1073

the pre is really thick and nice but that eq... simply breathtaking.

also on another level is the novation super drum-station - to me the best 808/909 clone i had my hands on so far. also great in combination with the novation super bass-station - for some instant acid filter sounds...

peace, rez
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