Legendary engineer Al Schmitt, recording among other things Surfin’ with the Astronauts passed away on April 26th 2021.
Somebody might have good use for the Pultec settings in the image.
Another legend gone. So shortly after Randy Nauert of The Challengers, Michel Legrand (The Thomas Crown Affair) and André Previn. The Guardian did the best thing they could and collected some of his most famous recordings in a tribute.
Here he’s opening The Ronettes’ Be My Baby at Gold Star Recordings in Los Angeles 1963.