Sound in Motion Picture: A true Hollywood celebrity – Samuel Goldwyn’s personal Western Electric RA1142 Ribbon Mic
Western Electric RA 1142 ribbon mics from the 1940s. Similar to Altec 639B and adapted for use on Motion Picture sound stages. Serial No 375 is of very special pedigree: It was Samuel Goldwyn’s own personal mic, all the while at work laying the foundations for what is today’s Hollywood Motion Picture Industry! Carefully restored […]
“You ain’t seen nothing yet” – Vintage 1955 Hoyer Archtop just in!
You’ll have Randy Bachman’s approval (in case that should matter to you) for the Vintage 1955 Hoyer Spezial Archtop. This one features a 17″ body and is entirely handmade and hand-carved of maple. We added a Benedetto S 6 floating pickup for fun. Old wood and they just don’t make guitars like this anymore! Unplugged […]
Recording Acoustic Guitar? – check out the Microtech Gefell M295 cardoid FET condenser Mic!
Microtech Gefell produces microphones of the highest caliber and is held in high esteem by recording professionals all over the world. The original company was founded by Georg Neumann in 1928 and after WWII and the division into Eastern and Western Germany was renamed Microtech Gefell, while in West Germany the company continued under the […]
Now available: Keyboards, Synths and Modules at plectrum|nyc!
We are expanding our inventory of rentable gear and are adding keyboards, synths and modules from the likes of Moog, Kurzweil, Yamaha, Clavia, Korg, Dave Smith and Sequential. Stay tuned for updates and contact us with questions about specific models!
’59 RI Gibson Les Paul Standard VOS in Lemon Burst available!
Newly added to our rental inventory: a gorgeous 2014 Gibson ’59 Les Paul Standard Reissue VOS in Lemon Burst. The guitar weighs a tad above 8.5 lbs and has a slightly aged, played-in feel. Custombuckers in Neck and Bridge with great clarity, note separation and great balance. This guitar looks, feels, plays and sounds f***ing […]
Get some Bass going! – ’58 and ’63 Fender Precision Bass at plectrum|nyc!
Both these beauties have been added to our inventory. Choose between the ’63 Fender P-Bass with rosewood fretboard or the ’58 Fender P-Bass with maple board. Both have tone, tone, tone to die for. Check out the Mesa Boogie 12″ Scout Walkabout Bass amp. It’s Super-compact, portable and it’s sound will blow your mind. Drop […]