Aug 20— Hollywood Gets a New 5088: Musicians Institute

The esteemed Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California has a brand new tool for its incoming students: a 16-channel 5088 console. Jonathan Newkirk, MI’s Program Chair for Audio Engineering, recently sat down with us for an interview in Los Angeles.

Aug 20— Welcome...to 1979

During the 2014 Summer NAMM show in Nashville, we had a bit of a party at a very unique studio. Co-hosted with Moog and sE Electronics, the location was WELCOME TO 1979 – a studio that instantly transports you back to a bygone era of record production with no computer screen over the console, tape machines aplenty, and lots of wooden walls.

May 23— Nomad Sound, Live at B.B. King Blues Club

Jamie Wellwarth, FOH engineer (Fitz & The Tantrums, The Continental Club in Austin) and Sales Manager for Nomad Sound in Austin, TX, was recently on tour with Jimmie Vaughan. We sat down with him for a few minutes at the famous B.B. King Blues Club in Times Square, NYC, for a brief chat about his Master Buss Processor.

May 20— "Rod Stewart, with the 5045, at Madison Square Garden."

At 69 years old, Rod Stewart is still selling out arenas worldwide. We recently had a chance to check out a live show of his at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City, and caught up with his FOH engineer Lars Brogaard, who has worked with Rod for 29 years.

Mar 18— South by Rupert Neve 2014

During the 2014 SXSW conference in Austin, TX, Rupert Neve Designs equipment was in use all over town; from the SXSW gear expo at the convention center, to the Daytrotter recording sessions at Good Danny’s Studio, down to Blue Rock Studios in Wimberley for live broadcasts and an all-day showcase.

Jan 20— RND Announces 551: 500 Series Inductor EQ

At the 2014 NAMM show, Rupert Neve Designs is launching the 551 Inductor EQ: the first and only equalizer for the 500-Series actually designed by Rupert Neve. Featuring 3 bands of EQ inspired by Mr. Neve’s most prized vintage designs, along with custom-wound inductors, transformers and class-A gain blocks, the 551 brings the thick, powerful lows and sweet highs of Rupert’s classics to the 500-Series format.

Nov 19— Roulette Gives New Music a Voice Through the 5088

Founded in 1978 in Manhattan, but now based out of the YWCA Memorial Hall in downtown Brooklyn, Roulette provides a home for artists to perform new works that push the boundaries of modern classical, jazz, and experimental music. Since the spring of 2012, Roulette has been using the Rupert Neve Designs 5088 to mix recordings of over 200 live performances a year, which are archived online at www.roulette.org and incorporated into the Roulette TV programs.