Recording Studio

 

The studio offers a 24-track recording facility with 2 live rooms, a 32-channel console, with outboard, various microphones, a choice of recording software and a MIDI network with vintage synths.

Equipment list

Computer:

  1. Apple Mac Pro Quad Core 2.66ghz with 6gb RAM and superdrive

  2. Pro-tools 10

• Logic Pro 9

  1. Ableton 9


Recording Hardware:

• Mackie 32:8 bus mixing console

  1. MOTU 24 i/o PCI audio interface

• Focusrite Liquid Channel pre-amp

• TLAudio Ivory 5001 valve pre-amp


MIDI:

• MOTU MTP AV MIDI Timepiece

• Evolution MK-361C keyboard


Monitoring:

• Mackie HR824 active near-field studio monitors

• Acoustic Research AR18s studio monitors with Quad 303/33 Amplifier

• Beyer DT100 Headphones with Samson Servo-170 85w amp

• Event PS6 Active studio monitors available on request


Microphones:

  1. Neumann U87Ai

  2. Electrovoice RE20

  3. AKG 414B-ULS

• AKG 414B

  1. Rode NT5 matched pair

• Shure SM57 x 6

  1. Shure SM58 x 4


Dynamics:

  1. TLAudio Ivory 5021 Dual Valve Compressor

  2. DBX 160A Compressor

• FMR RNC Compressor x 4


Effects:

• Lexicon PCM70 - THE classic Reverb

• TC Electronic M300 - Nifty & handy Multi FX         


Instruments available on request:

  1. Yamaha Arius YDP-143 stage piano with 88 weighted hammer-action keys

•  Fender Rhodes MKII Electric Piano


Synthesisers, Samplers & Drum Machines (available on request):

  1. Korg MS10 - Vintage analogue mono-synth

  2. Korg Poly Six - Vintage analogue poly-synth

• Korg Microkorg - Modern digital poly-synth

• Roland SH1000 - Vintage analogue mono-synth

  1. Yamaha SK10 Strings & brass machine + organ

• Emulator Emax - 12 bit digital sampler

• Emulator Emax II - 16 bit digital sampler

• Sequential Circuits Drumtraks Vintage drum Machine

• Alesis HR16 - Drum machine

• Yamaha RX5 - Drum machine

  1. Korg Electribe ER-1 - Drum Machine

Live Room 1

This is the main recording space featuring:

• Dimensions: 5.4m x 3.9m

• Soundproofed glass window to control room

• Upright Piano

• 5 piece drum Kit

• 16 channel XLR wall-box

• 2 Jack tie lines

• 6 Headphone outputs

• Separation screen


Guitar Amps: 

• Marshall MG100 DFX

• Marshall MG50 DFX x 2

• Fender FM212R

• Laney HCM60R


Bass amps:

• Marshall B150

• Fender Rumble 60

• Ashdown Electric Blue 180 Evol

• Peavey TKO 115


Keyboard amps:

• Roland KC60