Chuck Ainlay

Chuck Ainlay has worked with some of the finest artists in the industry. From Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits, to Sheryl Crow and Peter Frampton, Chuck's broad range of experience has made him one of the most sought-after Independent Producer/Engineers in the Industry.

Recently Chuck found the PreSonus ADL 600 to be a great new addition to his studio:

"I have plenty of preamps that are accurate. But when I need tonality and character for digital recording, the PreSonus ADL 600 is number one in my studio arsenal. I get big, rich acoustic guitars with that distinctive, girthy tube character, but also with amazing detail and clarity. And I get full, warm drum overheads that maintain the harmonic center of the cymbals, with headroom for miles. In fact, it's so balanced, I find myself not needing EQ at all. PreSonus has come through with a great preamp that delivers all the color - without missing the details. In my book, that's big."

Chuck used the ADL 600 on George Strait's latest record, "It Just Comes Natural" on drum overheads and acoustic guitars. The debut song “Give It Away,” from the album is Strait’s fastest-moving single in five years before claiming the top spot in a mere 13 weeks, making him Billboard’s all-time leader for number one country singles.

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