Are there things in Music that never get old?
Some things in Music never get old! Yet the guitars Keith and Ronnie are playing aren’t their typical Fender and Gibsons So…Gotta make room for Some New sometimes? The Tom Anderson, a Cobra in translucent black finish Keith is playing in the clip gets the job done. No joke. and you can rent […]
PSI Audio Precision Monitoring available at plectrum|nyc!
PSI Audio Monitors are at the very top when it comes to Precision Audio Monitoring in any Mix or Mastering application. We are delighted to add PSI Audio to our lineup of equipment for rental and are certain that it will satisfy the demands of our most discriminating Mix and Mastering engineers. If you are […]
Rent a Rupert Neve designed 8-Channel Discreet Analog Mic pre for $29/day* and never run out of recording channels again!
No joke, you can now get a classic discreet Analog 8-Channel Mic Pre designed by Rupert Neve for $29/day*, so there is no more excuse to not do the live recording gig you wanted to take on. And no more running out of channels… The Focusrite ISA 828 is ideal for mobile applications. It has […]
#AESorg #AES139 Redux Part 2 update:
My head is still spinning from information overload on the conference floor. So many excellent speakers, panelists, instructors! Among the highlights were the panels covering Audio-in-TV production for many of my favorite shows: For ABC’s “Nashville” Show: Jim Kayser, hosting engineers Matt Andrews, Michael Colomby, Fred Paragano, Mike Poole, Glen Trew and Richard Weingart. “Mixing […]
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 […]
Sprinkle some magic! Fulltone Tube Tape Echo available for rent at plectrum|nyc!
There are tons of Echo/Delay pedals and then there is the real thing. The Fulltone Tube Tape Echo based on the famed Echoplex. Rest assured no delay/echo emulation sounds like it! But it gets better: “The Echoplex wasn’t notable just for the delay, but also for the sound; it is “still a classic today, and […]
Gon Bops Vintage Percussion available for rental!
Gon Bops Vintage percussion instruments are highly sought after and will add all the magical accents needed to perfect your live or recording performance! We are stocked up on Gon Bops Quinto, Conga, Tumba and Bongos All authentic vintage! Stay tuned for product updates, or give us a shout for specifics and quotes!
You spoke. We listened – Zildjian K custom Cymbals NOW available for rent at plectrum|nyc!
We are stocking up on Zildjian K custom cymbals and on select cymbals from other Zildjian lines. Contact us for current inventory and stay tuned for product updates!
Rad as hell with tone that will blow your mind – James Trussart Guitars for rent at plectrum|nyc!
With Tone so distinctive Trussart guitars have become ‘must-have’ instruments in the arsenals of influential artists including Paul Simon, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Joe Walsh, Jack White, Charlie Sexton, Daniel Lanois, Marc Ribot, Peter Stroud (Sheryl Crow), Rich Robinson (Black Crowes), Sonny Landreth, Joe Perry, Tom Morello, Billy Corgan, The Roots and many, many more! […]
’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 […]
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!
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 […]
Sticky Fingers? A Vintage Ampeg will get you there!
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!
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!
Hollow Body Jazz guitar for Rock? – Let’s ask Lenny Kravitz!
Rave Un2 American Woman Prince Lenny Kravitz by devonmuse And Lenny has spoken! He seems to be playing the Epiphone version of the Gibson ES-175 and what we hear sounds like some serious shredding. So much for Hollow Bodies being great for smooth Jazz! By the way we know Lenny loves to pair his “Jazz […]
Cranesong Avocet Monitor Controller
Cranesong Avocet is not only a state of the art studio monitor controller, it also comes with its own, built-in Digital to Analog Conversion stage. The Avocet is considered a studio standard and reference in professional recording circles and has been praised in countless reviews and among the most critical ears within the industry. If […]