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John Martyn's vocal chain on Solid Air?
Old 4th February 2009
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John Martyn's vocal chain on Solid Air?

Does anyone know what John Martyn's Vocal Chain was on Solid Air?

And what equipment was used for the acoustic guitars, if anyone knows..?

Thanks..
Old 4th February 2009
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i dont know but i just found he passed away about a week ago....
Old 4th February 2009
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Yes I know, that's what sparked the interest. I was just listening to Solid Air and it's such a beautifully produced album. I have a singer/ac guitarist coming in soon and his voice is a similar register to John Martyn's 's.
Old 4th February 2009
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It was produced and engineered by John Wood of Nick Drake, Squeeze and Fairport Convention fame so if someone can get hold of him for you, you may get the answers. He's apparently living in Scotland nowadays but sadly I'm not there anymore for sometime so I can't help you out in there...

B.
Old 4th February 2009
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probably 67's into a great board into 2" 16 track.
great mics. great board. great tape recorder.




be well



- jack
Old 5th February 2009
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Thanks Jack!
Old 6th February 2009
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Solid Air was very well produced/engineered, but John had something that would be hard to recreate.


RIP John Martyn...
Old 8th February 2009
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Agreed. What are those mics in the youtube movie?
Old 8th February 2009
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Yeah, I've been wondering that too. The American Folk series on BBC Four (70s BBC live recordings) of Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor etc all seem to employ them.
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