The 2013 Preamp Shootout

Ocean Way Studios




  1. 1. Watch the video below to find out what all was involved in the shootout


  1. 2. Download the ZIP files below, load them into your DAW, and compare the recordings from the different preamps.



PREAMP LIST

  1. 1. Hendyamps Rembrandt

  2. 2. Hendyamps Da Vinci

  3. 3. Neve 1272

  4. 4. Neve Console  (Ocean Way Room 1)

  5. 5. GML

  6. 6. Martech

  7. 7. API 3124


*The Rembrandt was recorded using the variable negative feedback and the boost switch.  The tracks denote what is being used

**The Da Vinci was recorded both with no options engaged and with the Smile switch engaged.  The tracks denote what is being used.

***Levels were matched as best as possible between preamps

****All tracks recorded by Jordan Rigby at Ocean Way Studios, Nashville, TN.




























CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SHOOTOUT WAV FILES


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