#RPQ500

Artists
Kristian Nord / The Great Escape

“…I suspect there isn’t a sound an AEA can’t conquer. I won’t do a session without them.”

Videos
AEA Sessions: Short & Sweet
Tricks of the Trade
Your Ribbon Mic Deserves A Ribbon Preamp. Here’s Why.
Videos
AEA Sessions: Mike Mayo – If You Could See Me Now
Videos
AEA Sessions: Mitski
Videos
Jack White Performs Acoustic in Fargo With Five KU4s
Preamps
RPQ500

The AEA RPQ500 preamp and EQ provides high-quality, high-gain, low-noise preamplification with a rich and musical sound that complements the natural tonality of your microphones.

Tricks of the Trade
How to Dial In the CurveShaper EQ
Videos
AEA Sessions: Kojiro Umezaki – Shakuhachi Solo
Artists
Manny Nieto / Health, Breeders

“The R84 is aces across the board with sound quality. Musically capturing exactly what I’m looking for and built like a tank!”

Artists
Justin Meldal-Johnsen / Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Air

“My N22 has turned out to be an incredible bass amp mic…to such an extent that I won’t record bass without it.”

Artists
Josh Block / Leon Bridges

“The KU4 is honest, exactly where it needs to be while retaining a euphoric quality that’s hard to replicate with anything else.”

Artists
Chris Koltay / War On Drugs, Deerhunter

“AEA mics are my first line of defense in the war against boring, sterile sounds. You will not find a finer example of the intersection of craftsmanship and sonic truth.”

Artists
Vance Powell / Jack White, The White Stripes, Chris Stapleton

“I’ve been using the R88 lately as a room mic out in front of the drums. I really like that a lot, it sounds really cool…”

Artists
Greg Curtis / The Bridge Recording

“What I like about the KU4s is that they are a rendition of the originals that leaves nothing to be desired.”

Videos
Jack White Performs “The Rose With The Broken Neck” Live at The Pink Garter Theatre
Artists
Jake Aron / Grizzly Bear, Jamie Lidell, Solange

“The RPQ500 has left me reaching for a ribbon over a dynamic mic every time I record guitars.”

Artists
Brad Haehnel / Pixar, Life of Pi

“The R88 has become an indispensable tool in my mic collection… it is always somewhere in my orchestral brass setups.”