The studio is based around a vintage Soundcraft Delta modular desk and Sony MPX390 broadcast mixer as well a a JVC MI3000U transformer balanced mixdown desk, with Audio Developments, Golden Age Projects, Audient, RME and Focusrite Pre-amps and converters and combines both hi-tech digital and high quality analogue equipment.
We have a mixture of AKG, Beyer, Lewitt, Rode, Sennheiser, Shure and Audio Technica microphones, BSS, Ampeg and MTR DI boxes. We have several electric guitars and basses available to use, an Orange bass amp, a Sound City valve guitar amp, Marshall Valvestate, a Roland Jazz Chorus and a Pearl Export drum kit.
Our vintage equipment includes a Fostex E16 Reel To Reel Tape Multi-track, Accessit Spring Reverb and Watkins Copycat Tape Echo Machines, FX Pedals and analogue Synthesizers. Outboard compressers include vintage DBX 119 and Eela EA801’s, TC Electronic and Art Units, digital reverbs include Yamaha, Digitech and Lexicon processors.
Digital Recording is via Cubase, and for editing and CD authoring, Sony Soundforge and CD Architect. Video Editing and authoring is via Sony Vegas and DVD Architect. Monitoring is provided by PMC TB2’s, Mackie HR624’s, KEF Hi-Fi reference speakers and Beyer DT100 Headphones.
Instruments include a number of vintage bass and electric guitars: Jedson Telecaster and Gibson style bass, Vaccaro Generator X aluminium neck guitar, Arbiter / Kasuga Rickenbacker bass copy, Washburn Status 1000, Fender 6 Squier Modified bass, Teisco 100P monosynth, Behringer Model D synth (Moog copy), Behringer RD8 (TR808 copy) and Roland RD700SX fully weighted digital piano & synth.