About Record Quality

David Gab

Equipment Used For - Gift Of The Gab

40 channel/16 Buss, 96 input Custom Neve 80-series console from 1975 (A3697)

Neve/Quad Eight/Telefunken preamps, Classic compressors such as LA-2a's, Gates, 1176's and Compexes.

Ampex MM1200 2” 16 track, a Studer A800 2” 24 track and an Ampex AG440-8 1” 8 track.RCA 44BX     


RCA 77D,RCA Jnr,Coles 4038 x 4,Royer 121 x 2,Altec 'Birdcage',Beyer M260,Shure Model 300,Shure Model 330,

Tube Condensors
Neumann M49, Neumann U67, AKG C12 (1957 original), Neumann U64 Pair, Wagner U47w, Neumann M147, Rode Classic II, Altec Coke Bottle Mics, AKG C28 Pair

Solid State Condensors
Neumann U87 pair, Neumann U77, Neumann Fet47, AKG C414EB x3
Neumann KM85 Pair, Neumann KU100 Binaural Stereo Head Mic, Sony C48, Sony C38 Pair, Josephson C42MP Pair, Calrec CB1020c Pair

Dynamics are our favourite...

EV RE20, Sennheiser MD441, Sennheiser MD421, EV N/D868, AKG D12, AKG D112, Shure SM7b, Shure SM57, Shure SM58,Beyerdynamic M69, Beyerdynamic M88, Beyerdynamic M201, Audio Technica ATM25


vintage 56 input/16 buss Quad Eight Console



Equipment Used For EP Album - I Really Need Your Love


  • AMS Neve 88R 72 channels console, with Encore Automation and Total Recall


    • Amek System 9098 Dual Compressor/Limiter
    • 5 x API 512C preamps (on request)
    • Audio Design Recording ‘Compex’ Limiter F760X-RS
    • Avalon 747sp Class A Program Equalizer
    • DBX 160X Compressor/Limiter
    • Drawmer DS201 Dual Gate
    • Dyna-Mite Dual compressor/limiter
    • 2x Empirical Labs EL8 Distresors
    • Eventide H3000S Ultra-Harmonizer
    • Focusrite Red 2 Dual Equaliser
    • Focsurite Red 3 Dual Compressor Limiter
    • Neve 8051 Multi-Channel Compressor
    • 2 x Neve 1073DPA Dual Preamp (on request)
    • Pultec EQP-1 Program Equalizer
    • Pultec EQP-1A Program Equalizer
    • Pultec MEQ-5 Mid-Range Equalizer
    • 2x Roland SDE-3000 Digital Delays
    • Lexicon 480L reverb
    • SPL 4 channel Transient Designer
    • 2x Studios 301 12 channel DI
    • Studios 301 Stereo Buss Compressor
    • Studios 301 T.B. Compressor
    • T.C. Electronic 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay
    • T.C. Electronic M6000 Icon Stereo Reverb Unit
    • Teletronix/Universal Audio LA-2A Levelling Amplifier
    • 2x Urei 1176LN Peak Limiters
    • 2x Urei LA-4 Compressor/Limiters
    • Yamaha Rev-7 Digital Reverberator
    • 2x Dolby A 361 NR Units 

    • Genelec 1031A nearfield speakers

    • Genelec 1039A main speakers

    • Genelec 1094A Sub

    • Yamaha NS-10 nearfield speakers


    • Steinway Model B grand piano

    • Yamaha C7 concert grand piano with MIDI interface

    • Hammond C3 with Leslie cabinet