Golden Age Premier GA-251 recreates a famous German tube microphone

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Manufacturer Golden Age has added a second microphone to its roster – the GA-251. It’s part of its Premier line of premium products, which is reflected in everything there is to the mic – from its build and specs all the way to the price tag. Although more than a little “inspired” by the classic […]

Avantone unveils Chris Lord Alge-endorsed Yamaha NS-10M replicas

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Last April, manufacturer Avantone resurrected the Yamaha NS-10M low- and high-frequency drivers as drop-in replicas with the same voicing and frequency range as the originals. It looks like Avantone’s ambitions stretch further than that, for the company is bringing the entire NS-10M alive with the aid of mixing royalty Chris Lord Alge. The new CLA-10 […]

Eastwood planning Jack White replica of his Crestwood Astral II later this year

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Jack White fans can rejoice! The folks at Eastwood Custom Shop are planning to build replicas of the White Stripes frontman’s ’60s Crestwood Astral II. Before that infamous Airline model arrived on the scene, Jack was wielding one of these retro-styled riff machines. Crestwood Astral II The Crestwood Astral II is the original vintage junk-shop or pawnbrokers guitar associated with […]

Stam Audio 1073 EQ: a faithful clone that doesn’t break the bank?

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Stam Audio has an attractive proposition for anyone on the lookout for an 1037 equalizer replica. There are clones aplenty of Rupert Neve’s coveted design, so Stam Audio is giving this all it’s got — resulting in a recreation to a level of detail you may not expect from a unit in this price range. […]