Audio Engineer, Studio Owner, Producer
John Van Nest is an incredibly storied and accomplished audio engineer. In his decades in the music industry, he has worked with artists like Michael Jackson, Prince, Chaka Khan, Barry Manilow, Green Day, U2, Miley Cyrus, Macy Gray, Social Distortion, and many, many more. In 2005 he opened resonate in Burbank, California, as a premier recording studio.
He contacted us a year ago about getting some affordable yet high-quality condenser microphones for a project, and was so pleased with his first pair of V13 Tube Condensers. After comparing them side-by-side to one of his vintage original Telefunken ELA M 251s, he was so impressed that he purchased another pair of them in short order. Pictured above is a photo he sent to us recently of a vocal session at resonate.
Check out his website resonate.la to see their beautiful recording facility!