’54 Fender Stratocaster American Vintage available at plectrum|nyc!

The ’54 Fender Stratocaster American Vintage Reissue is described by Fender to be a time capsule of the exact same model guitar that left the Fender factory¬† in 1954!!! It certainly looks like the real deal with its gorgeous ash body and super thin nitro lacquer in 2-tone sunburst. The Vintage ’54 single coils sound […]

Glowing review for Neumann U47fet RI in latest TapeOp! – Rent it at plectrum|nyc!

Check out the great review for the Neumann U47fet condenser mic (reissue) in the latest edition of TapeOp mag ! (You may have to be a subscriber to view the link, but it’s well worth signing up!) Rent the Neumann U47fet mic for your next recording project! Give us a shout and you’ll be ready […]

It’s like candy! Fender Bass VI for rental at plectrum|nyc!

    Feeling experimental? Looking for some new ideas? Rent the Fender Bass VI over a long summer weekend along with the incredible Mesa Boogie Scout Walkabout Bass amp! This combo will get you going in totally new ways!    

Get your ribbons going! AEA RPQ preamp available for rent!

The AEA RPQ preamp gets your ribbon mics going with up to 80dB of clean, transparent gain and we can’t hear absolutely no noise! It’s a 2-channel design with built-in EQ. The unit feels rugged, up for heavy professional use. Knobs and jacks and components inside are first rate. We have paired it with the […]

Vintage Drum Recording courtesy of Birdland Studio

A masterful take on getting and recording authentic Vintage Drum sounds courtesy of our Italian friends at Birdland Studios! See the brilliant drumming by Pablo De Biasi covering “Come together”, “Purple Haze” and “Superstition”!! Do you have your own vintage recording project on the way, but certain pieces of equipment are missing? Drop us a […]

Tone King Amplifiers available for rental at plectrum|nyc!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2015 in plectrumnyc amps | No Comments

Mike Bartel is the man behind Tone King amps and is considered a genius by many in the industry. His amps capture the very best of tone of vintage Fender amps. In 2014 Tone King added the Royalist, which goes after the tone of an early Marshall Plexi and equally nails it! All the Tone […]

Coles 4038 ribbon mic? See what Jack White has to say!

  We greatly admire Jack’s talent and his quest to preserve the authenticity, the true spirit of music. He is a genuine artist of a now very rare kind and a gifted multi-instrumentalist. We have seen him playing the blues on an upright piano and it gave us the goose bumps! He’s the real deal […]

Sticky Fingers? A Vintage Ampeg will get you there!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in plectrumnyc amps | No Comments

Stones Fan? – Excited about the upcoming re-release of “Sticky Fingers” ? That edgy, rough, in your face sound? A vintage Ampeg will definitely get you in the ballpark! We have a ’69 Ampeg GU-12, fully serviced and its magic is just a call away!

Chandler Limited Curve Bender, Zener Limiter available for rental at plectrum|nyc!

We admire Wade Goeke’s work at Chandler Limited and stocked up on some of his very exquisite pieces of gear: Currently available for rental are the TG2 preamp, TG1 Limiter, Zener Limiter, Curve Bender, Germanium Comp. Give us a call and put them to use in your next production!  

“Light and Shade, the Whisper to the Thunder” – A lesson courtesy of Jimmy Page!

“Light and Shade, the Whisper to the Thunder”- A lesson on the importance of dynamics in music¬† – courtesy of none less than the master himself, Jimmy Page! We also dig Jimmy’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul Standard by the way… Inspired? In the mood for a Les Paul for your next studio gig? We have […]

LaChapell Audio Model 992 EG Tube Preamp – available for rental at plectrum|nyc!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in plectrumnyc pro audio | No Comments

LaChapell Model 992 EG Tube Preamp with Premium Vintage NOS Tubes in stock at plectrum|nyc. Masterbuilder Scott LaChapell’s current top of the line Tube preamp creation. Highly acclaimed! Superlative!! Whenever some more grit and character is desired, while tracking or on the 2 bus. Get the details here

It’s a Cult! – Gretsch Falcon Billy Duffy now available for Rental at plectrum|nyc!

Billy’s Gretsch Falcon must be among the coolest Artist/Signature guitars around! Read up on the whole story at Gretsch’s product page This guitar seriously rocks. No, it’s addictive. Available for rental here at plectrum|nyc You know you gotta do this!