60's Trident preamps

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60's Trident preamps

Post by dumbangel » Mon Feb 14, 2005 4:01 pm

I realize that amongst all the White album's tracks the ones that were recorded at Trident studios (like Honey Pie for instance) sound great and better than the other ones. Does anyone know what kind of pres they used at Trident in 68? It sounds pretty valvish to me but there was so much valve involved at various stages of the sound chain...

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Re: 60's Trident preamps

Post by soundguy » Mon Feb 14, 2005 4:52 pm

whatever they had there, it was definitely custom designed. Im sure this info will likely be in the recording the beatles book coming outt.

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Re: 60's Trident preamps

Post by jdsowa » Tue Feb 15, 2005 9:38 am

Still doesn't make "Honey Pie" a particularly listenable song.

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Re: 60's Trident preamps

Post by wedge » Tue Feb 15, 2005 10:15 am


You must be talking about the Rudy Vallee-esqe Honey Pie, with the cool jazz guitar break, right? That's a very listenable tune, imho. The "other" Honey Pie is a bit of a loveable mess...

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Re: 60's Trident preamps

Post by honkyjonk » Tue Feb 15, 2005 2:59 pm

Piggies is the one that does it for me.

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