Brooklyn, NY (May 4, 2007)–Savalas is a trendy spot in one of New York’s trendiest neighborhoods, Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Regarded by some as one of the best places for New York DJs, Savalas has an independent, progressive sound created by DJs using the Urei 1603 club mixer recently installed as part of the Savalas house system.
Savalas’ Dave Rosen on the club’s Urei 1603 mixerCo-owner Dave Rosen, who is a DJ himself, has a special appreciation for the mixer, “As a club owner I really appreciate the fact that this unit is so solidly built and can handle a lot of abuse, and as a DJ I think it has a really intelligent design. It’s a simple mixer without the onboard effects and other controls, which I think are unnecessary and ultimately complicate some mixers. The knobs and controls for the booth monitoring system are laid out well, and I also really like the effects routing.”
“In my opinion,” Rosen offered, “one of the best and most unique features of the 1603 is the layout of the EQ knobs. The zero position for EQ is at 2:00 on the knob, whereas most mixers have it at 12:00, which isn’t practical because the curve for minus dB level is from zero to -80 while the plus is from zero to six. Urei has laid it out so you have much more room for the minus section of your turn. They really put a lot of thought into it and we get a lot of positive feedback from our DJs on that feature.”
In addition to the Urei 1603, the Savalas house system includes four Technics 1200 turntables, a Rane Empath mixer, equalizers and crossovers, four Crown amps and a variety of custom handmade speakers.
Urei DJ products by Soundcraft