"An SSL is my favorite board. Not to say I don't like Neve or API boards, it's just what I prefer, I like an SSL 4000."
In this picture martin is working in the studio using the ssl 4000 desk
Throughout this YouTube video, Dumont is seen seated in front of the console and using it in points of the video
According to Del Palmer (who would be the guy who would know this stuff...) Kate's studio was equipped this console.
In this picture arno is working in the studio in new york and he is using ssl desk and yamaha hs80m
"The studio has two rooms: Studio A downstairs, with an SSL 9000, where Kanye had a lockout, and Studio B upstairs, with an SSL 4000"
This is Jay-Z's producer talking about Jay Z's studio, Roc the Mic, and the equipment they use in it
Because this console has the best warm analog sound :)
the best, huh? they sound pretty good and all, but THE BEST? What about good 'ol Rupert Neve? Api? Trident's fabulous A Range boards? The SSL 4000E through Gs are my favorite SSLs, but you trade some 'arm analog sound' as you call it for functionality and amazing routing capabilities. The 4000 boards were designed for film mixing, you know, so surround is really their area of expertise. I don't do 5.1. I am not trying to hard time you, but it just felt like an uninformed opinion here.
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