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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Story Of The Focusrite Studio Console

Back when big studio consoles were a necessity, Rupert Neve was tasked by Sir George Martin to build the ultimate console. What came next was a series of 10 Focusrite consoles, which many claim are the epitome of the genre. Here's a great documentary about the building the Focusrite, and what happened to the 10 since.

It's a little sad in a way, since so many of the facilities where the consoles formerly resided have gone away, but it's a great story all the same.



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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you very much for this Gear-Porn. I love it.

Unknown said...

I worked on the one at Conway in 1995 with a lovely female assistant and got to hang out with Phil Ramone in the next room! It just got no better!
Everything sounded pristine...

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