[JN] Rupert Neve RIP

Alan Marcy tubegardenia at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 06:02:37 CST 2021


                               My Rx ran out screaming at the freaking snow
and starvation...


On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 5:42 AM Cool Hand via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
wrote:

> Btw, Christian… I think your prescription has run out 🥴
>
> On Feb 18, 2021, at 10:17 PM, Cool Hand via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
> wrote:
>
> Rubbish, of course you’re waffling… everybody waffles, it passes the time
> when there’s no music playing ;-P
>
> I have the utmost appreciation of Ruperts historical contributions and
> likewise was his most pleasant demeanor, which in this industry is a rare
> trait indeed !
> Many wax lyrical as to the tone of the his 8068 console but as much as an
> antediluvian dilettante as I may be, I actually preferred the 5088,
> likewise the API 3288.
>
> One of my earliest Neve acquisitions was a pair of 32254e’s, some time
> later Focusrite ISA110’s.. they were and remain sublime sounding
> preamp/eq's, so too a pair of his RNR1’s are especially favourite
> microphones of mine, and whilst I do have a soft spot for ribbon
> transducers, the RNR’s freq. response exceeds that of most others of the
> ilk, whilst still retaining that uniquely pleasing ribbon mic. character,
> their smoothly extended range makes them pieces which I can *always* find
> an application for.
>
> On Feb 18, 2021, at 9:20 PM, Christian Rintelen via Sound <
> sound at soundlist.org> wrote:
>
> nah, not waffling … just describing Rupert Neve’s contribution to the
> sound of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. as he did not build tape recorders,
> microphones or studio monitors, he could not introduce tape saturation,
> proximity effects or thermal compression to the sound. but transformer
> saturation, tantalum distortion, germanium non-linearity … he could.
>
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