Another, even more geek-friendly Dre interview HERE. He talks about how he records vocals. Every Dre vocal is recorded with a Sony C-800g (you can buy one for £4195 here, plugged into a Neve 1073 preamp, made in Cambridge, England.
Ps: Here is a guy who's built his own Sony 800G clone at home. Unfortunately, he missed off the mad-looking cooling fins, and made it out of a bit of old pipe.
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