Brandon Stansell, Crystal Lewis, Maggie Szabo, Alexa Cappeli, Juneau Lake
"In a world that focuses on bells and whistles, Teegarden Audio gear does a fantastic job of making stuff easier and better. The Fatboy Tube DI is hands-down the best I've ever used. It's equal parts full bodied and detailed. The Magic DI is the perfect complement to any acoustic instrument."
Drummer & Engineer, Everette, Brassfield, The Village Chapel
"The first word that comes to mind is clarity. Its output gain is hot and clean. The high-pass filter and reamp capabilities are the icing on the cake. 'Magic' is definitely the appropriate adjective for this D.I"
Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter, Michael McDonald, Amy Holland, The Midtones
"I find my Teegarden Audio Magic DI so useful in multiple applications. I especially love it when recording my bass tracks in the studio and on my acoustic guitar during live shows. In any instance it just makes everything sound right!"
Garth Brooks, Megadeth, Josh Groban
"My TA PPC-125 mics sound awesome on anything I throw at them. Especially through my Magic Pre 4100 preamps!"
"A good tone always begins with a good source. Last year I jumped on the Fatboy Tube DI train and I'm loving the ride! It's fantastic in the studio and amazing on the road as well. Our FOH with Terri Clark raves about it at our live shows. Terri has now started using a MAgic DI on her acoustic guitar!"
Donna Summer, Christopher Cross, Amy Grant, David Phelps
"My Fatboy Tube DI makes all my instruments sound better, whether I'm playing them in the studio, concert hall, or my home studio. Do yourself and your listeners a favor and get one!"
David M. Teegarden
Bob Seger, Teegarden & VanWinkle, J.J. Cale, Teegarden Sudios, Tulsa, OK
"Your Magic DI is our go to box for Bass!"
The Farwell Drifters
"The Fatboy Tube DI has been unbelievable! I've been using it on sessions and it's like I have new basses. That DI has improved my sound in so many ways. Thanks again!"
Producer/ Engineer/ Songwriter
“Since purchasing the Magic Pre 4100 and my pair of PCC 125 microphones I’ve finally found the acoustic guitar sound that I’ve been chasing for years! Add to that my Fatboy Tube DI, my bass and acoustic guitars sound better than they ever have. Plus, I’m having to do less if any processing after the fact.
Bob Seger, Carrie Underwood, James Bay, Darius Rucker, Jimmy Buffett
" The Teegarden Audio Magic Pre has become one of my "go to" pieces for recording my percussion and drums. I use it on practically every project I work on."
Dylan Scott, Jordan Minton, Matt Alderman
"Wow! What a difference maker, even live and in in-ears. Engineers and Producers now insist on my P-Bass and Fatboy Tube DI combination."
Keith & Kristyn Getty, Salvadon, Jaci Velasquez, Mandisa
"Compared to the Magic Pre 4100, my other high end preamps sound like paper and I am blown away by the PPC-125 mics on my drum overheads. The crystal clarity of the top end plus the robust warmth of the lows and mids capture my kit beautifully!"
Peter Cetera, Amy Grant, Toby Keith, Montgomery Gentry
"When I play live, sound engineers are always glad to see the Fatboy Tube DI. In the studio, it just adds more tube "goodness" to my vintage rig."
Con Hunley/Session Musician
"The Fatboy Tube DI is the best DI I have ever used period. I use it on Bass, Electric and Acoustic guitars."
Steven Curtis Chapman, Andrew Peterson, Mandisa, Crowder
"In 25 years of working in audio, I’ve used a lot of Direct Boxes; some good, some bad, and some really bad ones. Once I used a Fatboy Tube DI and MagicDI a new standard was set. I personally own them and use them on inputs as frequently as possible."
Audio Engineer, Sierra Hull, Ricky Skaggs, Bruce Hornsby, James Taylor
"I have never been one to jump on the bandwagon so it has to do something good for the input, and it needs to be simple. The Magic DI is just that!"
"Since switching to my Fatboy Tube DIs, I won't use anything else on the road or in the studio. They are exactly what they say they are, warm and FAT."
Al Jarreau, Manhattan Transfer, Steely Dan, JaR
"The Fatboy Tube DI is so warm and rich with delicious upper frequencies. Perfectly balanced audio spectrum. No doubt, the best DI I've ever used."
MercyMe, Point of Grace, Fred Hammond, Nick Joans, Amy Grant, John Elfante
"They gave me CPR! Nothing life-changing, they just sound better, period."
Jimmie Lee Sloas
Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood,
"I love this DI!"
Dayz To Come, Studio Musician
"The Fatboy Tube DI& Magic DI are the best! No matter if I'm on a church gig, recording sessions or live gig they are all I use! All engineers & front of house guys love them!"
Executive Director for Beer & Hymns Inc., Director of Worship Arts First UMC - Bentonville
"I’ve toured the country and world with my Larivee OM-09 acoustic guitar. I never knew how good it could sound until I picked up my Magic DI. It’s a complete game changer."
John Schneider, Carman, Ronnie Milsap
"I've been using the Magic Pre 2100 for some time now and it always captures the absolute best sound. Vocals are just stunning through it. Running my bass through the Fatboy has given me the best bass sound I've ever done! Amazing products!"
Trace Adkins, Chris Carmack, Bo Bice,
"My Fatboy Tube DI is straight and to the point. The right amount of unique mojo. Never gets in the way of my instrument's tone."
Watershed Recording Studio, Nashville TN
"I have a fairly large variety of microphones at my studio and the Teegarden Audio Tube Mic is one of the most used mics that Watershed has to offer. Used not only on vocals but on various acoustic instruments!"
"I've played through a lot of DIs in my career but I wouldn't have if the Fatboy Tube DI was available to me from the beginning. It is THE best! And it is the best blend of old school and new school."
"The Fatboy Tube DI should be the new industry standard by which all other tube DIs are graded."
Reba, Keith Urban, Charlie Peacock, Brooks and Dunn, Kelly Clarkson
"Clear tube punch, open harmonics without being slow. Great box!"
Matthew David Montgomery
Recording Artist, Music Minster at Bakerstown Presbyterian (EPC), Grove City College
The Magic DI really does live up to it's name. Whether you're in the studio or onstage, this DI's huge headroom will bring any preamp to life and impart a touch-sensitivity that's perfect for acoustic instruments."
Paul 'Salvo' Salveson
Stevie Winwood, India Arie, Israel, Mercy Me
"The Fatboy Tube DI makes a passive bass sound 200% better! It gives all the booty you need – with character. I hardly use an EQ with it. By far the best bass DI I've ever used.
Joe English, Carter and Barney Robertson, Crook and Chase
"I use my Magic Pre for guitar cabinets, acoustic guitars and similar instruments. It just sounds good, like it's not trying to be anything but transparent."
Producer & Session bassist, Dallas TX
"The Fatboy is the best DI - hands-down, that i have used. I especially like the way it responds equally well for active and passive instruments. The best way I can describe the Fatboy is that it's very comfortable."
Adamsound, Dallas, TX
"I own a Fatboy Tube DI, several Magic DIs, 2 MagicPre 4100s, and multiple PPC-125 mics. They are always on the top of my list on every session, for every purpose."
Emmy Award winning mixer/composer for CNN, NBC, CBS, USA, ESPN and Cartoon Network
"The Fatboy DI had me slack-jawed on first hearing. The Magic DI is just that - magic. An acoustic guitar sounds like an acoustic instead of the ‘other’ sound we’ve grown used to. The Magic Pre is an amazing piece of gear for passing on exactly what the microphone is putting out."
Trishia Yearwood, Larry Carlton, Pam Tillis, Lee Ann Womack
" I've used a lot of pro-line DI's live, on the road and in the studio and without exception my Fatboy is simply THE BEST. Tone, Clarity & Punch. Thank you for building one of the best pieces of gear I've ever owned."
Oak Ridge Boys, Travis Tritt, Pam Tillis, Tanya Tucker
"I am absolutely in love with the Fatboy Tube DI. I have used it on every single session I have done since the day I bought it. It has the tone all of us are searching for. It's fat and wide with a little bite if you hammer down on it. An ABSOLUTE must for any tone seeker."
Production Manager, Teegarden Audio. Brentwood, TN
"With all the gear out there, I would choose a Fatboy Tube DI over any other for live and studio sound - and not just because I am a Teegarden!"
Dierks Bentley, Sara Groves, Peter Cetera, Michael W. Smith, Bob Seger, Amy Grant, Richard Marx, Jewel, Chris Tomlin
"After using ribbon mics for a while on overheads I felt like I wanted something that would provide great definition and clarity on the overall kit as well as cymbals ... The PPC-125s deliver just that in a very musical way!"
Tony Joe White, Lee Ann Womack, The Wooten Brothers
"The very first session I used a Fatboy Tube DI, engineer says, 'wow, it sounds like I am inside your bass'...so, I bought two!"
Brandy Clark, Jennifer Nettles, Deana Carter
"I LOVE seeing the expression on peoples faces the first time they plug into a Magic DI. While I'd love to take credit I can't. It's the Magic DI!"
The Steel's, Canaan;s Crossing, Living Faith. Owner of 3rd Ave. Sound, Arab, AL
"There's something about the feeling an engineer gets when the gear is just..."right". I use the Magic Pre daily. Everything I send through it sounds exactly as I intended. I recently added a Teegarden Tube Mic and clients are blown away."
"I've used my Fatboy DI for over 5 years now. This DI has been through it all. It's still my go to sound. I couldn't imagine using anything else."