#RPQ500

Videos
AEA Sessions: Margaret Glaspy & Tyler Chester

Singer-songwriter, Margaret Glaspy, delivers potent vocal renditions of Sarah Siskind’s ‘I do’ with a KU5A on vocals and amps.

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

Alone with her guitar and washed in a warm, orange glow, Mitski delivers dynamic performances that explore a range of texture and tone.

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

“There are very few pieces of equipment that can handle the amount of tasks I put the KU5A up against. It handled all of them effortlessly with the perfect amount of clarity and enjoyable qualities. It’s a winner, hands down.”

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.”