spitfire console

spitfire mixer

the big ekadek queen spitfire console. her welded aluminium frame and lasercut panels are done . she will have 10 mike/di inputs. 4 stereo inputs. tube channels. germanium channels. neveish 3 way eq channels. 4 way master eqs with full neve 1080 filtersets. twin sofia fatlady varimu tube limiter amps. 3 head tape echo remote…

new klangenschmitt brooklyn model

klangenschmitt  brooklyn model . 18 channel console . all fat neever  transistor amplifiers (40 of the little buggers!) . includes two mic amps – 4 stereo inputs – 3 system output monitor controller – master and channel inserts – 12 channel direct outputs. and each channel has it’s own separate fx send. to facilitate a…

new mini fenk

a new minifenkner contol room monitor ‘special’ dog. .  this little guy has been borned  inside a  pretty tight upgrade budget   so i found a suitable sized hammond industries cut folded & spotwelded chassis .. costs way less than my first   ‘built like a hummer’  styling. .   this  little bugger still has the…

catvisconti due any day now

the catvisconti gogo5 channel is about half wired. the custom power supply and cabinet has to be made. and it’s almost christmas .. and getting into the lab to do it more is becoming increasingly more and more uneasy. the kids are home from school and the wife is being paid busy flogging at the…

skyqueen in the bath

the skyqueen’s panel and sexy knobs are off for their annodising bath. shouldnt hurt a bit. i dont really think that the panel is going to come back quite with so much  uranium tan or anything like the above shot. we’ll see what advanced anodisers in tokoroa can do with it eh.  anyways in the…

nathan haines. jazz at york street studios

it was nathan’s  jazz dream.  to make a great record in one  weekend.   wild jazz quartet music recorded thoroughly old jazz school. big fat nuemann mikes all up the place. single mike on the drums. love that. fat 3/4 bass. stinking big steinway concert grand for gods sake. and sax. just … such a good…

crash test rig of distruction

a jamming rig comprising . theremin . keyboard  . delay . mixer. notorious auckland skalliwag mikey brown from CRASH TEST FOR FAVOURITE THINGS has been a complete knob head for ever now. he got his brothers friends uncles boygirl friend to make a custom wood tray –  fitted with punched out memory foam to suit…

the fat ladys big daddy turned up

well. it might sound a bit weird, but its true. this phillips constant volume amplifier EV4421 must be the phillips father design of my fat lady limiting amplifiers. the EV4006 model that i found and reverse engineered in 1996 was a bit different . it was set up as a limiter only. and to make…