4 days ago
Please send prayers and good vibes to Chris Jackson and our friends at Blue Sproket Sound in VA. There was a gas leak related explosion in their complex Saturday that totally destroyed their business and a few others adjacent to them. Thankfully no one was there or injured! ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
I learned yesterday that Mark Brunner has passed away unexpectedly. I was introduced to Mark many years ago by our mutual friend Jon Pines. Mark worked at Shure for over 30 years and was serving as vice president. I always enjoyed working at his studio (Reelsound Chicago) because it was like hanging with a college buddy. We would play records and listen to music from our youth. He was a great drummer and lover of a great groove.
I spent a wonderful couple of evenings with Mark during this year’s NAMM event, having dinner and listening to some great musicians. Traveling to Chicago will never be the same for me. Prayers for his wife Jo and his family. Rest in Peace my brother in music. 💔 ... See MoreSee Less
Sorry for your loss Dave.
I'm very sorry, David.
So sorry Dave.
So sorry for the loss of your friend Dave, prayers for his family, the loss of friends and family are among the hardest things that we have to deal with, I'm with you and at this time for my family I know how you feel, much Lov brother, crying is never a sign of weakness, it's a sign of the love you have for friends and family, prayers to you and Bonnie and your family stay safe and know my heart is with you, miss you brother geno
Visited another planet last week... Happy to see Michael Selverne doing well at “Welcome to Mars”! ... See MoreSee Less
What you DO NOT want to find in your console! They love the heat and winter is coming!
Rodent urine erodes the traces. Cleaned up the mess and fixed a few module traces and all is well now...
Something like this may save you lots of grief:
www.amazon.com/Fresh-Cab-Botanical-Rodent-Repellent/dp/B07CNR241T ... See MoreSee Less
I've heard that in some cases rat droppings on the pcb will actually improve a band's sound. But I trust your expertise Dave
I pull my strips every few months, and my master once a month to check for this and my cpu battery,,
Man, that sounds like ...
Built some patch bays last week for a 32 channel Rupert Neve Designs 5088 desk that is headed to Jamacia. Wish I was going with them!
Thanks to Donnie Duncan and Clay Van for the soldering and prep assistance! ... See MoreSee Less
I don’t envy you sir.
Good googly moogly!
Working on a writers studio space and drapery for the rehearsal space for River House Artists in Nashville, TN. Diffusers for the studio coming soon... Thanks to Clay Vann and Billy Wright for all the help! ... See MoreSee Less
Got some "finished" photos from Gar Ragland at Citizen Studios in Asheville NC. The renovated WWNC radio studio worked great as the control room for Gar and the way he works and records. The Rupert Neve Designs 5088 and the ATC speakers brought it all together. The large adjacent space is wired and ready to record in, and the venue on the first floor will be as well, once that renovation is completed. There will be Citizen Vinyl, a vinyl pressing facility that can be viewed by visitors, as well as a record store on the first floor as well. It has been a great project to be involved with! ... See MoreSee Less
The last few weeks has been busy with shop repairs on some Neve rack modules, AMEK Media 51 module recaps, an MPS 15 PSU repair or two, and a trip to Atlanta for a studio construction site visit. I also did an automation repair at Grey Cat Sound for Patrick Phillips on his 60 channel Media 51 in Peachtree City, GA. This next week... more shop repairs and acoustical design. Happy to be busy! DR ... See MoreSee Less
5 months ago
Finally got back to Asheville NC to finish installing the Rupert Neve Designs 5088 at Citizen Studios. Gar Ragland has moved in! We finished the room acoustics a few months ago and received the console a few weeks ago. All the gear is hooked up and ready to go. I will post final “cleaned up” photos with the cool color changing LED art deco lights sometime soon. ... See MoreSee Less
7 months ago
Very sad to learn that my friend Ben Elliot of Showplace Studios in New Jersey has passed away. Ben was passionate about music and his craft as producer and engineer. He worked with and touched the lives of many musicians. Prayers for his family. Rest in peace Ben. ... See MoreSee Less