[JN] Rupert Neve RIP

Philip Yates toobman57 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 11:53:18 CST 2021


LMAO!

Phil

On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 8:49 AM how does via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
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> With poor Insp. Clouseau accent, 'That is what I said'.
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> Douglas
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> From: Philip Yates via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
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> Sent: Thu, Feb 18, 2021 9:12 am
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> Whoa, this is a damned interesting article (I thought). Apparently, the
> Texas grid collapsed BEFORE the wind turbines froze! Don't be deterred by
> the title, the guy makes several good points, and renewable energy really
> does need SOME kind of backup, storage, whatever (I like "hydroelectric
> capacitors," where they pump water UP into a lake, which supplies
> electricity on demand).
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> https://thefederalist.com/2021/02/18/texass-blackouts-are-the-result-of-unreliable-green-energy/
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> Phil
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> On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 6:15 AM how does via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
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> Remember, it was the Green energy solutions( wind farm/solar ) that is
> the cause of this Trouble, not a failure of Fossil Fuel/Nook-you-lur
> Generating Plants to take up the optional winterization work.
> cheers,
> Douglas
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> From: Alan Marcy via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
> To: Cool Hand <coolhandluc at optusnet.com.au>
> Cc: Christian Rintelen <christian at rintelen.ch>; Joes <sound at soundlist.org>
> Sent: Thu, Feb 18, 2021 7:02 am
> Subject: Re: [JN] Rupert Neve RIP
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>                                  My Rx ran out screaming at the freaking
> snow and starvation...
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> On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 5:42 AM Cool Hand via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
> wrote:
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> Btw, Christian… I think your prescription has run out 🥴
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> On Feb 18, 2021, at 10:17 PM, Cool Hand via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
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> Rubbish, of course you’re waffling… everybody waffles, it passes the time
> when there’s no music playing ;-P
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> 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.
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> On Feb 18, 2021, at 9:20 PM, Christian Rintelen via Sound <
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> 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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