Our Gear 

Our control room features an Trident 80B with Uptown Automation and a vintage Neve Melbourne sidecar. Together they provide outstanding quality for the artist and producer. Recording format options include 2" 24trk analog Studer A827 and Pro Tools HD2 with 32 channels of Apogee Rosetta 800 conversion.

The following is our complete, but constantly growing gear list:


Studer A827 2" 24 track

Pro Tools HD2 (32 channels Apogee Rosetta 800 conversion)

Otari MTR-10 1/2"  2 track

Panasonic SV-3800 DAT



Genelec 1032A

Yamaha NS10 with Hafler P1000 amp

Hafler TRM8

Infinity home stereo

Furman headphone system gives each musician a 5 channel mixer



Trident 80B

(Uptown 990 Automation, 32 mic/line/eq channels, 24 tape returns, 24 buses, 5 aux sends)


Neve Melbourn

(12  33114 pre/eq modules with direct outs, 2 aux sends, 2 buses)


Outboard Preamps, Equalizers, and Dynamics

Universal Audio 2-610  2 channel pre/eq       (1)

Amek 9098 pre/eq                                        (2)

Ampex 350/351 preamps                              (6)

Demeter H 2 channel preamp                        (1)

Manley Massive Passive  2 channel eq          (1)

Manley Enhanced Pultec  eq                         (2)

Manley ELOP  stereo compressor                (2)

Urei 1176LN  version F                                (2)

Empirical Labs EL-8 Distressor                    (2)

Crane Song STC-8 stereo comp/limiter         (1)

Amek 9098 stereo comp/limiter                     (1)

dbx 160 VU compressor                              (2)

dbx 160x compressor                                  (1)

Allen Smart C2 stereo compressor                (1)

Demeter VTCL2A stereo compressor           (1)

FMR Audio RNC 1773 stereo compressor   (6)

SPL Transient Designer 4 channel dynamics processor (1)

SPL Stereo De-esser                                    (1)

Drawmer DS-201 2 channel gate/expander     (1)

Little Labs IBP phase alignment tool             (1)



Outboard Effects

EMT 140 plate reverb                                   (1)

EMT 240 plate reverb                                   (1)

AKG BX10 spring reverb                             (1)

Fender spring reverb                                    (1)

Ibanez UE-405 analog delay                          (1)

Echoplex tape delay                                     (1)

Lexicon Prime Time delay                            (1)

TC Electronics D-2 delay                             (1)

Roland SDE 1000 delay                               (1)

Eventide H-3000 D/SE multi-effect                (1)

Lexicon PCM-70 multi-effect                        (1)

Lexicon LXP-15 multi-effect                         (1)

TC Electronics M2000 multi-effect               (1)

TC Electronics M-1 multi-effect                    (1)

Yamaha REX 50 multi-effect                        (1)

Antares ATR-1                                            (1)

REAMP                                                      (1)


Power Conditioning

The control room electrical circuits are isolated from the rest of the building by Equitech balanced power conditioners.



Tube Condenser Microphones

Neumann U-67                                   (pair matched by Tracey Korby)

Neumann CMV-563

          M7 cardiod & Mk55 omni capsules    (2)

Neumann M-582

          small diaphram cardiod                       (2)

AKG C12VR                                               (1)

Octava MKL 2500                                       (2)


Solid State Condenser Microphones

Neumann U-87                                             (1)

AKG C414/ULS                                          (2)

AKG C414/ULS  TLII                                 (matched pair)

AKG C451EB                                              (2)

AKG C3000                                                (1)

Audio Technica 4050                                   (3)

Earthworks TC30                                         (matched pair)

Shure SM-81                                               (2)

Shure KSM-27                                             (1)


Ribbon Microphones

Coles 4038                                                  (matched pair)

Royer SF-12 stereo                                      (1)


Dynamic Microphones

AKG D12E                                                  (1)

AKG D112                                                  (1)

Sennheiser MD 421                                      (4)

Sennheiser  MD 441                                     (2)

Shure SM-57                                               (7)

Shure SM-58                                               (1)

Shure Beta 57                                              (1)

Shure Beta 52                                              (1)

Shure SM-7A                                               (1)

Electrovoice 308                                          (4)

Electrovoice 408                                           (1)

Electrovoice 664                                          (1)

Audix D6                                                     (1)

Beyer M201                                                 (2)

Beyer TGX 50                                             (1)


Crystal Microphones

Webster-Chicago                                         (1)

Green Bullet                                                 (1)





Instruments & Amplifiers


Hammond B-3 with Leslie cabinet

Kawaii Studio piano

Wurlitzer Spinet piano

Wurlitzer electric piano

Yamaha CP-20 electronic piano


Stringed instruments

Martin D-28                                        Fender Precision Bass

Gibson Dove                                      Fender Jazz Bass

Gibson L-50                                       Fender Music Master Bass

Gibson Les Paul Deluxe                      Rickenbacker 4001Bass

Gibson SG                                         Rickenbacker 4005 Bass

Fender Stratocaster                            Gretsch Broadkaster Bass

Fender Telecaster                               Gretsch 6071 Bass

Gretsch Chet Atkins Nashville             Washburn AB-20 acoustic fretless

Jerry Jones Neptune Baritone              Peavey Foundation Bass

Columbian Tiple

Columbian nylon string

Fender mandolin



Fender Champ                                   Vox Pacemaker

Fender Vibrochamp                            Hiwatt DR 504 head

Fender Pro Junior                               Alamo 1x10 combo

Fender Deluxe Reverb (reissue)           Ampeg V4B head

Fender Pro Reverb                             Ampeg Gemini I

Fender Bassman head                         Ampeg B-15

Fender PA 135 head                           SWR SM-400 head

C. B. Ware prototype head                 SWR Goliath 4x10 cabinet

C. B. Ware prototype 1x12" cab         Marshal 1960 4x12 cabinet

                                                          Ampeg 2x15 cabinet