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Wes Maebe

Wes “Wesonator” Maebe is a recording/mix/mastering/live sound engineer and producer. When he's not cooking up mixes in his London-based mix room, The Sonic Cuisine, Wes can be found working in studios across the globe or behind a Front-of-House console somewhere.

Yamaha CL1 In-Use

I had two shows booked in to mix FOH and record a new UK soul singer. ......

sE Munro Egg 150 Monitoring System

Andy Munro is known to most of us as one of the top acousticians in the field of studio design, with some seriously heavyweight clients to his name including Air Studios, the BBC, Coldplay, Massive Attack, Metropolis Studios, Sphere Studios and U2. Studio monitors and the design of a top-flight recording facility go hand in hand, and Munro had already been involved with the main monitor design......

Cartec EQP-1A

Is there an engineer out there who doesn’t love the old Pultec EQs? I think it’s safe to say we all have a Pultec on our wish lists. The two factors that keep us from owning a few is that they are hard to come by, and if you do find one, it will cost you an arm and a leg. Despair no longer. Liam Carter at Cartec has set out to re-create the vintage Pultec magic—and he succeeded. ......

The Magic of De Lane Lea

I think that at some point every young aspiring sound engineer dreams of being involved with film. All those loud explosions, fantastic string arrangements, fast edits and, most of all, ginormous mixing desks. So when I moved to London as a student in the early 1990s, I walked past De Lane Lea dreaming of working on the next Bond movie. ......