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In this Vine video of Skrillex's studio, towards the end of the clip when his studio desk is shown, the Avalon VT-737sp Mic Preamp can be seen in a rack on the right side, below the Barefoot monitor and the [Antelope Audio Orion 32](http://equipboard.com/items/antelope-audio-orion-32-multi-channel-ad-da-converter). The video is a bit blurry, but the layout of the knobs and lights matches the Avalon VT-737sp exactly.more
Dirty South describes where the Avalon VT-737sp fits in his signal chain: "For recording vocals, I use a Neumann U87 microphone going into the Avalon 737 and then into a LA-2A compressor." In another interview he says "In the studio, recording vocals and guitars, I would run them through something like this Avalon mic pre and get a really nice, clean sound with something like a Neumann U87 or even running a guitar signal through it."more
In an interview with XLR8R, Simon Green is asked how he records, and if he goes through a pre-amp into his computer. He responds, "I've been using an Avalon [VT-737SP] as a front end. It's a mono vacuum-tube compressor and EQ, and it's really nice... I use it for everything. Then the whole thing goes into [Apple] Logic. With the exception of a few reverbs and some other outboard stuff, I'm doing everything with Logic and [Native Instruments] Kontakt."more
"The streamlined approach to vocals helps; Coleman will tell you that a good large-diaphragm condenser microphone like the C12 through the Avalon 737 is a pleasantly neutral signal path." - via [Sound On Sound interview](http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jul05/articles/andrewcoleman.htm) with Pharrell's engineer Andrew Colemanmore
> It’s like a BCM10, but with the 33–series EQs,” he explains. “The outboard is fairly standard: Urei 1176s, an Avalon 737 pre, a Neve 1084 pre. In my travelling setup I use the Apogee Symphony and the AD16s and DA16s, which I really like. But that’s if I’m going to work at The Record Plant or somewhere.more
[This article](http://www.sonicscoop.com/2012/02/26/behind-the-release-school-of-seven-bells-recombine-for-ghostory/) notes that during the making of SVIIB's album "Ghostory," "Curtis’ signal path for Deheza was the aforementioned Nuemann U87 running through an Avalon 737 mic pre, then on into a Sparrow two channel interface from Black Lion Audio."more
A FOH stage hand sent out a couple pictures of Chris Stapleton's live rig on May 27, 2016 in Simpsonville, SC at the Charter Spectrum Amphitheatre. The stage setup clearly matches the setup seen in various videos around the web from early-2016 shows. Two of the Avalon VT-737sp Mic Preamps can be seen in Chris' rack setup.more