Studio Gear

only high quality equipment is used
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Here is a list of our professional recording studio equipment to give you an idea of what we use. I confess I have a buying problem when it comes to studio equipment because I can’t seem to go into a music store and not purchase something new! But what a great problem to have!

  • 2- AKG C214 – condenser mic
  • AKG C414B-TLII (vintage) – condenser mic (same capsule found in the modern AKG C12VR)
  • AKG C414B-ULS (vintage) – condenser mic
  • AKG D112 – large diaphragm dynamic mic (kick drum/bass mic)
  • Audio Technica 4047 – large diaphragm condenser
  • Electro Voice RE20 – dynamic mic
  • MXL R77 – ribbon mic
  • 2- Neumann KM184 – pencil condenser
  • Neumann TLM103 – large diaphragm condenser
  • Royer 122 – active ribbon mic
  • 3- Sennheiser MD421 II – dynamic mic
  • 2- Sennheiser e609 – dynamic mic
  • 2- Sennheiser e604 – dynamic mic
  • Sennheiser e845 – vocal dynamic mic
  • Shure Beta 52 – large diaphragm dynamic mic (kick drum mic)
  • Shure Beta 58 – dynamic mic
  • Shure Beta 57 – dynamic mic
  • Shure Beta 91 – boundary condenser
  • 2- Shure SM58 – dynamic mic
  • 2- Shure SM57 – dynamic mic
  • Shure SM7B
  • Telefunken AR-51 (FAR251)- large diaphragm tube condenser (modded by Fox Audio Research)

*other microphones available upon request*

  • Mesa Trident Stiletto Deuce head
    • Dr. Z 1X12 cabinet with 8 ohm Celestion Gold speaker
    • Orange 1×12 cabinet with 16 ohm Celestion Vintage 30 speaker
    • Marshall 4×12 cabinet
    • SPL Transducer analog cabinet emulator
  • Dave Eden 600 watt Travel Bass amp
  • Orange Crush 35LDX Combo 10″ Speaker
  • Orange Dark Terror 15/7 Watt Tube Head
  • Vox Valvetronix VT20+ 8″ Speaker
  • Gallien Krueger Neo 112ii 300 watt 1X12 Bass Cabinet
  • Behringer Ultrabass BX 600- 60 watts
  • Kemper Profiling Amplifer
  • Leslie Rotary Speaker
  • Midas Verona 240 24 channel Analog Mixer
  • Antelope Orion 32 Interface (32 inputs and outputs)
  • Universal Audio 2192 Master Audio Interface AD/DA Converter
  • Echo Audiofire 12 & Echo Audiofire Pre 8 Interface (Total of 20 inputs and 20 outputs) – for mobile recording
  • Presonus Studiolive 16.4.2 – for rehearsal room
  • Universal Audio Solo 610 Tube Preamp
  • 2- Vintech 573- 500 series Preamp
  • 2- Chameleon Labs 581 with Carnhill transformers- 500 series Preamp
  • Aphex 207d Two Channel Tube Mic Preamp
  • Solid State Logic (SSL) XLogic Alpha VHD 4 Channel Preamp
  • BAE 1073 MP Dual Channel Preamp (Same 283 amp card and transformers as the famous Neve 1073 preamp)
  • Tech 21 SansAmp RBI
  • Radial X-amp
  • 2- Radial J48
  • Cubase 8.5
  • Logic Pro 9
  • Chameleon Labs 7720 Stereo Compressor
  • DBX 160a Compressor/Limiter
  • FMR Audio Really Nice Compressor (RNC 1773)
  • API 527 (500 series Compressor/Limiter)
  • Rupert Neve Designs 542 Tape Emulator (500 series)
  • T.C. Electronic M5000 Digital Audio Mainframe (Reverb & FX)
  • T.C. Electronic M-One Dual Effects Signal Processor (Reverb & FX)
  • Dynaudio BM5a mii
  • Rokit 5 powered monitors
  • Beyer Dynamic DT 770 Pro
  • 2- Sennheiser HD280
  • 2- AKG K77
  • 2- AKG K240
  • Sennheiser HD515
  • Presonus HP60 headphone amp
    • KORG Kaossilator
    • Fender squire strat electric guitar
    • Ibanez Prestege electric guitar
    • Gretsch Electromatic electric guitar
    • Yamaha guitar- with floyd rose
    • Fender Sonoran electric-acoustic guitar
    • 4 string Fender Precision Deluxe PJ bass
    • 4 string Shecter bass (active pickups)
    • 6 string LTD bass
    • Yamaha Electric keyboard
    • Yamaha Electric Drum Kit
    • Tama 7 piece acoustic drum kit
    • Tama Superstar 3 piece drum kit
    • Pearl Session Studio all birch 5 Piece drum kit (4 toms and a kick)
    • 14″ K-Zildjian Custom Dark High Hats
    • 16″ Paste 2002 Medium Crash
    • 16″ K-Zildjian Custom Special Dry Crash
    • 16″ K-Zildjian Dark Crash
    • 18″ K-Zildjian Custom Session Crash
    • 20″ K-Zildjian Ride
    • Pearl Firecracker Snare
    • Pearl 5.5″ x 14″ Snare
    • Ludwig Black Beauty 3.5″ x 13″ Piccolo Snare
    • Tama Power Metal 3.5″ x 12″ Piccolo Snare