Equipment List

CONSOLE

Studio A: API Vision 64 channel, discrete analog recording and 5.1 surround sound mixing console

MONITORING

5.1 ATC Surround Monitoring System
2 x ATC 300ASL mains
5 x ATC 150ASL center, surrounds, studio playback 2 x ATC custom subwoofers [4 x 18” drivers total]

Studio playback: 2 x ATC150ASL

Adam S3H
Adam A7X w/Sub, Yamaha NS-10M
Bryston 4BSST2 Amplifier

CLOCK/SYNC

Brainstorm DCD8 with VSG-4 option Avid Sync HD I/O
Brainstorm SR-26 Timecode Dist.

MIC PREAMPS

24 x API 212L (In Console, Studio A)
1 x GML 8300 (4 channels)
1 x D.W. Fearn VT 12 (2 channels)
4 x Neve 1073
2 x Neve 1081
4 x Neve 1084
1 x Neve 1073 DPA (2 channels)
2 x Telefunken V76 Tube
2 x Telefunken V72 Tube
4 x Millennia Media 200 Series (In Console, Studio A)
1 x Focusrite Red 7 Channel Strip (Studio B)
1 x Mercury Recording Equipment M72 Channel Strip (Studio B)
8x SVT Custom API 512 (Studio B)

COMPRESSORS/LIMITERS

6 x API 225L (in console)
2 x Teletronix LA-2A
2 x Teletronix LA-3A
2 x Teletronix LA-4A
4 x UREI 1176 LN (Rev A, Rev F, Rev D)
1 x UREI 1178 (stereo)
2 x dbx 160
1 x dbx 165A
2 x dbx 160x
2 x dbx 163
4 x dbx FS900 de-esser
2 x Empirical Labs Distressor, stereo linkable
1 x Neve 33609J (stereo)
1 x Chandler TG-1 (stereo)
1 x Fairchild 670 (2 channels)
2 x Retro 176
1 x Retro Revolver (stereo)
1 x Alan Smart C2, w/ HPF side-chain cables (stereo)

EQ

16 x API 550L 4 band (in console)
48 x API 550A 3 band (in console)
2 x API 560 10 band graphic EQ
Chandler TG-12345 Curve Bender (stereo)
2 x Pultec EQH-2 Tube
Pultec MEQ-5 Tube
GML 8200 (stereo)
2 x AMS Neve 1081
4 x AMS Neve 1073
4 x AMS Neve 1084

EFFECTS/REVERB

1 x EMT 140 Plate Reverb, original tube electronics
1 x EMT 140 Plate Reverb, Martech electronics
1 x EMT 240 Plate Reverb
1 x Ecoplate Plate Reverb
1 x Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo (analog tape delay, chorus, and reverb)

DIGITAL CONVERSION

System A 4 x Lynx Aurora 16 converters, 64ch.
System B 2 x Lynx Aurora 16 converters, 32ch.
System C 1 x Lynx Aurora 16 converter 16ch. (Studio B)
1 x BURL B2 Bomber 2 channel ADC
1 x Berkeley Audio Design Alpha 2 channel DAC

RECORDING SYSTEMS

Studio A

System A
Pro Tools HDX
Mac Pro 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon/64 GB RAM
Plug-ins by Waves, FabFilter, DMG, UAD, Focusrite, Antares, Melodyne, Slate Digital

System B
Pro Tools 10 HD 2 Accel
Mac Pro 2.4 GHz Quad Core/16GB RAM

Studio B

Pro Tools HD Native iMac 3.4 GHz Intel Core i7
Plug-ins by Waves, FabFilter, UAD, Antares, Melodyne, Slate Digital

Analog Tape Machines

Studer A827 - 24 track, 2” (24 Track Heads)
Ampex ATR-104 (1/2”, 1/4” and 4 Track Heads) ATR Custom Transformerless I/O

CD Players

Oppo Surround, Blu-ray and SACD player

HEADPHONES/CUE SYSTEM

12 x Mytek 12 channel “Private Q 2”
6 x Simon Systems CB-4, 4 ch. each
4 x Beyerdynamic DT-770 pro headphones
4 x Beyerdynamic DT-770M isolation headphones
20 x Audio Technica ATH-M50 headphones

INSTRUMENTS


Pianos

1909 Steinway Model B, Grand Piano
1904 Jewett upright piano (Lobby area only, very funky!)

Drum Kits

Gretsch 1970's vintage 5-piece (6 ply)
6 ply painted, 12”, 13”, 16”, 18” toms, 22 x 16” kick

Eames Custom 7-piece (18-24 ply)
8”, 10”, 12”, 14”, 15” toms, 18 x 16” kick, 22 x 16” kick

Premier Signia Marquee 4-piece, maple
10”, 14”, toms, 20 x 16” kick

Snare Drums

Pearl 5 x 14” free-floating maple
Pearl 3 x 13” brass piccolo
Premier 5.5 x 14” maple
Eames 6 x 14”
Ludwig 6.5 x 14” “Supraphonic” bronze
Premier Signia Marquee 5 x 14”

Guitars

2002 Fender American “Stratocaster”
Rickenbacker Model 620 electric
1966 Fender “Jazzmaster” electric Vintage Danelectro electric
1950’s J-50 Gibson Acoustic
1974 Martin D-35 Acoustic
JMK Moore Custom Acoustic (Django style)
1976 Fender “Precision” Bass
Fender 5-string “Jazz” Bass
1966 Hagstrom 4-String Bass
Magnatone Lap Steel

Amplifiers

1952 Fender Pro Amp 5A5
1962 Fender Champ Amp 5F1
1972 Fender Vibro Champ
1959 Danelectro
AC30 Hand-Wired Amp Head
2x12” Vox Alnico Blue Speaker Cab Fender Pro Jr.
Two-Rock Studio Pro 35/1x12” Cab
Sano model 160 accordion/guitar amp
Magnatone varsity deluxe lap-steel amp
Versatone Pan-o-flex Bass Amp
Versatone Guitar Amp
Gallien-Krueger backline 600 Gallien-Krueger 2x10 cabinet
St George Guitar 15" Amp

Keyboards/Organ

Hammond A100 organ
Leslie 147 rotary speaker cabinet
Roland RD-700 digital stage piano
Korg ProMars
Vintage Minimoog Model D
Rhodes Stage Piano
Wurlitzer 140B Piano

Vox Continental

CAMERAS AND VIDEO MONITORING

4 x Canon EOS C100 Cinema Cameras, 2 with dual-pixel CMOS AF upgrade

Canon EF 24-70mm L f2.8 lens
Canon EF 16-35mm L f2.8 lens
2 x Canon EF 70-200mm L f2.8 lenses
Rokinon Cine 85mm lens
Rokinon Cine 35mm lens

Blackmagic ATEM Production Studio 4k live switcher
Blackmagic UltraStudio Express

Samsung 32”, Samsung 55” displays Tripods, lighting, and various grip gear

MICROPHONES

Large Diaphragm Condensers

1 x AKG C12, Klaus Heyne Mod
1 x AKG C24, Klaus Heyne Mod
3 x AKG C414 XL
2 x AKG C414 EB
1 x Neumann U47
2 x Neumann U47 FET
1 x Neumann U48
2 x Neumann U87
1 x Neumann U89
1 x Neumann M249
2 x Telefunken ELAM 251, Klaus Heyne Mod
2 x Brauner VM-1 Klaus Heyne Edition
2 x Sony C37a
2 x Sony C38

Small Diaphragm Condensers

4 x AKG C452
1 x AKG C451 B
2 x Neumann KM84i
2 x Neumann KM88, Klaus Heyne Mod
2 x B&K 4009 (Matched 4006 with +130V phantom)
3 x Sanken CO-100k
1 x Crown PZM

Ribbons

2 x RCA 44BX
2 x RCA 77DX
6 x Royer R121
3 x Coles 4038
1 x Beyerdynamic m260
1 x AEA R88
1 x RCA BK5

Dynamics

2 x AKG D12
1 x AKG D112
1 x AKG D30
1 x Electrovoice RE20
8 x Sennheiser MD 421
1 x Sennheiser MD 431
2 x Sennheiser MD 441
1 x Sennheiser MD 409
1 x Sennheiser MD 403
1 x Sennheiser e935
1 x Beyerdynamic M69
5 x Shure SM 57
2 x Shure SM 56
6 x Shure 546
1 x Shure SM 58
1 x Shure Beta 52
3 x Telefunken M80
1 x Yamaha Subkick

Direct Boxes

2 x API 205L (in console)
1 x Eclair “Evil Twin” Tube
1 x Radial JD7 DI/splitter
2 x Radial Pro D2 passive (stereo)
4 x Custom Jensen Transformer DI
2 x Telefunken V76
2 x Telefunken V72

MICROPHONE CABLING

Gotham New Old Stock “GAC 3”
Internal studio cabling by Mogami

Gobos

Three large: 6.5' tall x 5' wide - absorption on both sides
- windows in upper half

Three medium: 4' x 4'
- absorption on one side, diffusion on the other

One amp isolation box
- can be placed in hallway, away from tracking spaces

Piano

Can be placed in the live room or iso 2

Ceilings

At its peak, the live room ceiling reaches a height of 18 feet, with a gently sloped, warehouse-style roofline.

In addition to track lighting, the live room has a substantial lighting grid suspended from the ceiling, suitable for hanging large lights, screens, etc with 8 separate 30 amp outlets in the ceiling.

 

"The control room, monitoring, outboard gear and mic selection are among the best I've ever encountered. Some people call that old school, I just call it amazing."

— Neil Dorfsman (Sting, Björk, Bruce Springsteen)