Professional Sound - August 2017 - Page 39

Last year we did an amazing direct-to-disc project called wecut- wax. We had three artists come in and we recorded them directly to lacquer disc using one Brauner tube microphone, a Chandler Germa- nium mic pre, and a Neumann lathe. We then captured to high-res digital directly from the lacquer master via a UAD Apollo, which has amazing converters – 99 per cent as good as my dCS converter but at a fraction of the price. It’s a permanent piece in our lathe room. We’re looking towards doing more projects like that. They don’t make us any money but they are incredibly fun and interesting to do. Also in o