Gear Hire

Bring the Noise

This is our new gear hire service. It’s very much at the beta-testing stage and right now this page is pretty basic. There’s a gear list and the beginnings of an FAQ section below, but if anything isn’t clear then please ask. Obviously the focus is on vintage equipment, and at this stage it is primarily effects that are hard to find (or hard to own and keep working!), and old drum machines, because we have a lot, they travel well and are a great source of inspiration.

Right now we can only offer this to clients in mainland UK. Many of the items require delicate handling and hand delivery, so initially we will prioritise bespoke packages rather than hire individual pieces. We have compiled an initial list, but welcome enquiries and requests for other gear: please use the contact form below to receive details.

List of items for hire:

  • AMS DM2.20 Tape Phase Simulator
  • Audio & Design Panscan
  • Bel Flanger
  • Binson Echorec T7E solid state, varispeed, wet-only
  • Binson Echorec Baby varispeed
  • Binson A605TR Solid State 6 head varispeed
  • Casio SK-1 Circuitbent
  • Denon DM-2000 half inch broadcast tape delay
  • Elka Drummer One Midi & split outputs
  • EMS Synthi HiFli
  • EMS VCS3 & DK1
  • Eventide Instant Phaser
  • Eventide Instant Flanger
  • Farfisa Syntorchestra
  • Grampian Type 636
  • HH Slider Echo
  • Korg Sigma scruffy but works
  • Korg 700S cv/gate
  • Leslie 147 or 145 plus preamp pedal
  • Lexicon Prime Time 93
  • Maestro Echoplex EP2
  • Marshall Time Modulator
  • Misc Vintage Guitar Pedals – enquire
  • Misc Beatboxesenquire
  • Moog MKPH 12 Stage Phaser Rack
  • Moog Sample & Hold Unit
  • MXR Flanger Doubler
  • Neve 1057 single channel mic pre/eq
  • Publison IM90 Infernal Machine
  • RA Moog Minimoog Model D
  • RA Moog 907 Fixed Filter Bank
  • Roland RE-201 Space Echo early preamp unit
  • Roland RE-301 Chorus Echo
  • Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo
  • Roland SRE-555 Chorus Echo
  • Roland TR-707 Expanded
  • Roland TR-707 Circuitbent
  • Roland CR-78 modded with extra outs, midi, tweaks
  • Schulte Compact Phasing & controller
  • Solina String Ensemble
  • Soundgas Type 636
  • Soundgas Type 636P
  • Ult Sound DS4C drum synth
  • Wersi Bass Synth
  • Wurlitzer 200A

More Information & FAQs

What if something goes wrong?

We cannot offer full service/support/warranty during hire: if something fails mid-hire, we collect and refund any remaining fees – no further liability is accepted. The hirer guarantees to return the items in good order – any losses/damage are at the hirer’s risk. This is the only practical way we can attempt this at the present time.

“It’s essential to my sound…”

Vintage gear hire is not an “exact science” – almost everything we are offering is the only one we have, and while it will be working when it leaves here, there is always a chance that it may develop an issue during transit or while in use. As note above, you won’t have to pay for anything that doesn’t’ work, however what we can’t do is emergency fixes. This is not (yet) a service for those who are building an entire ground-breaking album around one cantankerous, ancient piece of equipment…

“I’m confused. Is this stuff for sale?” Short answer: maybe…

Most hire items are not for sale. But everything on offer is the gear we know, use and love, and we may have examples coming through for sale. If a search of our Gear For Sale or our current Stock List doesn’t show that we have something you’re looking for please get in touch.

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    OUR GUARANTEE

    We stand behind our gear with a guarantee of your satisfaction - see the FAQ section above for full details and buy with complete confidence.

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    When buying more than one item you only pay the shipping on the item with the highest shipping cost. Calculated automatically at checkout.

    NEED HELP?

    Get in touch via the contact page. We know & love our gear and we want to ensure you get something that matches your needs (that, and we just like talking gear).

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