Analoguetube is proud to have a roster of owners and users that are considered to be among the best in the world. Listed above and below are just a few and what they have to say.
"Not to be that guy...but I will, The At-101 has been an absolute essential part of my mixing chain. For years i've been looking for the ultimate sounding tube compression that would add life and size with transparency, but still impart color. It was a huge leap for me to take the chance but boy have I been happy. Everytime I take it off my mixbus I feel I am missing the depth and thickness of the 101. A Lot of the time I dont even engage the threshold at all as just using it to send things through without compression adds the glue and any other silly word to describe how magical it truly is. It's really that simple. It's Magic."
"...the one unit that seems to be the most honest, accurate reproduction of the stereo 670 seems to be the Analogue Tube AT-101."
"Because in a race, the new one will win. Don't misunderstand me folks, I LOVE the Fairchild 670. Despite being around 60 years old a well maintained example is still an awesome beast. But I have yet to hear a 670 that I would take in preference to an AT-101!"
"It is by far the best analogue unit I have ever bought."
"I have used this unit extensively over the last few months and it is as faithful a reproduction of a 670 as you will ever see. The build quality and attention to detail are bordering on the obsessive. In many ways, it actually betters the original unit on which it was based - there are none of the annoying random factors associated with a piece of gear that is 50 years old. You don't have the inconsistencies in sound or the unreliability issues - you just get all of the good stuff. I used it primarily on guitars on the Verve's new album "Forth" and also on drums and across the mix bus on a variety of other projects. The release settings are very musical across a range of applications, but most of all, the AT-101 just makes everything that you put through it sound great!"
"Simon's units look like Fairchilds, operate like Fairchilds, and sound like Fairchilds, because they ARE Fairchilds, right down to the 6386 remote cut-off tubes he resurrected from extinction, to the beautiful Sowter Transformers in all of their analog glory, only 55 years younger!"
- Mark Yastishok, Owner - Heart Of David Music, Whitehall, PA USA
“I only record my own material. Developing an identifiable sound is very important to me. Working in media music, I compose across many musical genres and my AT-101 provides a sonic thread through all of my projects; it is at the heart of my sound. Simply passing sounds through the AT-101, even without without introducing any compression, transforms digital audio. Over the last couple of years, owning the AT-101, many fellow composers, after hearing how musical this unit is, have asked if I would run their mixes through it - I always say yes!” – Barrie Gledden (BBC, Disney, Nintendo, Warner Brothers)
"Far more open and cleaner sounding than any original Fairchild unit I have ever used."
"Having just received ours we are thoroughly in love with it already. It very much holds its own along side our beloved 670. Thank you Simon for building us such a perfect tool."
"I've had the luxury of demoing the AT-101 for mastering applications for a month. I used it on a lot of projects of different genres, from jazz to heavy rock, and whatever you throw at it, it shines. Even my customers heard and enjoyed the difference made when I put it in the chain. I ended up using it on every project during the demo period"