Equipment List

CONSOLE

Studio A: API Vision 64 channel, discrete analog recording and 7.1 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 S3A (Pair)

Adam S3H (Pair)
Adam A7X (Pair) w/Sub Yamaha NS-10M (2x Pair) Focal Solo6 Be (Pair) 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 8304 (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
2 x Trident A Range channel strip
1 x Focusrite Red 7 channel strip (studio B)
1 x API 3124V (4 channels. 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)
1 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
2 x Trident A Range channel strip

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 12.x 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 12.x 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

11 x Mytek 12 channel “Private Q”
6 x Redco “Little Red Cue Box”, 4 ch. each
5 x Beyerdynamic DT-770 pro headphones
6 x Beyerdynamic DT-770M isolation headphones
16 x Audio Technica ATH-M50 headphones
5 x Sony MDR style headphones

INSTRUMENTS


Pianos

1909 Steinway Model B, Grand Piano
1904 Jewett upright piano

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

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
Rhodes Stage Piano
Wurlitzer 140B Piano


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

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

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)