Equipment

EQUIPMENT

List is up to date as of September 2016.

CONSOLE

1980 Quad Eight Ventura, 36 channels + 4 foldback / reverb returns; custom John Hardy 990 direct outs on channels 1 – 28; custom John Hardy 990 center section

LISTENING

ATC SCM25As
Yamaha NS-10s, on a Bryston 4B SST
Focal Sub6, on / off switchable
Crane Song Avocet monitor / playback controller Dorrough 40-A meters (follows playback source)

RECORDERS

Studer A820 MCH, MK III, 24 track / 2”, complete with Dolby SR cards
Ampex / ATR Services 1/2” ATR102, 2 track
iZ Technology RADAR 24, 24 track, up to 24 / 96 kHz
Tascam 122 MK II cassette deck
Tascam 1/2” model 48, 8 track (by request) Tascam 1/2” model 80-8, 8 track (by request)

COMPUTERS

Apple Mac Pro 2013 (the trashcan), Yosemite 10.10.5
Apple Logic Pro 10.2.4
Avid Pro Tools HD 11 and 12 via HDX
Ableton Live 9 with Push

CONVERTERS

Crane Song Avocet conversion for playback environment

via Avid HDX:
6 qty. Burl BAD-4 (24 channels A to D)
4 qty. Burl BDA-8 (32 channels D to A)

via RME MADIface USB:
iz Technology ADA, 24 channel simultaneous I/O via MADI (by request)
RME M16 DA, 16 channel DA via MADI (by request)

HEADPHONES

Aviom A16 II headphone system
Audio Technica ATH-D40fs headphones

OUTBOARD

PREAMPS:
2 qty. Neve 1059, 48v, transformer-balanced DI (Sowter)
1 qty. Neve 1064, 48v, transformer-balanced DI (Cinemag)
1 qty. Shep 31105, 48v, transformer-balanced DI (Cinemag)
2 qty. Neve 33129, 48v, transformer-balanced DI (Sowter)
4 qty. Focusrite ISA 110 rev 1, 48v, transformer-balanced DI (Sowter)
3 qty. Great River ME-1NV preamp / DI
1 qty. Forssell Technologies SMP-2A, two channels
1 qty. Squarewave Industries DIMP, 48v, switchable FET DI
1 qty. Squarewave Industries LAMP, four channels
1 qty. FMR Audio RNMP, two channels
1 qty. Millennia TD-1
1 qty. Millennia HV35-P

EQUALIZERS / FILTERS / TONE CONTROL:
2 qty. API 550A
2 qty. Neumann TEV passive EQ with custom makeup gain
2 qty. Eckmiller W86A passive EQ
2 qty. Eckmiller PF 5/8 passive EQ
1 qty. PYE 7020, two channels
1 qty. Altec 63-A passive EQ
1 qty. Pultec EQP-1A3
1 qty. Great River EQ-2NV
1 qty. Pultec LCS-2 HPF, two channels
1 qty. Altec BPF
1 qty. Moog Ladder Filter
1 qty. Little Labs VOG
1 qty. LaFont Telephone Simulator
1 qty. Squarewave Parametric EQ, Sonntec-type

COMPRESSORS / GAIN MANAGEMENT:
1 qty. Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor, stereo
1 qty. Crane Song STC-8, stereo
1 qty. Smart C1, stereo
2 qty. UREI LA-4, stereo linkable
1 qty. Purple MC77 / 1176
1 qty. dbx 160
1 qty. Tube Tech LCA-2B, stereo
1 qty. Chandler Limited EMI TG-1, stereo
1 qty. Manley ELOP, stereo
1 qty. API 2500, stereo
2 qty. Empirical Labs EL-8 Distressor
1 qty. SPL Transient Designer, two channels
1 qty. ADR Compex F760X-N, one channel
2 qty. Quad Eight CL-22

NOISE REDUCTION / MANAGEMENT:
2 qty. Roland SN-550 digital noise eliminator, two channels each
1 qty. Aphex 622
2 qty. Dolby 363 with CAT 300 cards (SR / A), four channels total

DISTORTION:
1 qty. Thermionic Culture Ltd. Culture Vulture, two channels

DELAY:
3 qty. Lexicon PCM41
1 qty. UREI Cooper Time Cube, two channels (ex-Sound City, SN 001)
1 qty. Moog Analog Delay
1 qty. Eventide DDL-500

REVERBERATION:
1 qty. Bricasti M7
1 qty. AMS RMX-16, all 17 presets
1 qty. AKG BX-20
1 qty. AKG BX-10

MULTI-EFFECTS:
1 qty. Eventide H3000-D/SE
1 qty. Lexicon PCM70
1 qty. Eventide H949 (by request)
1 qty. Eventide H969 (by request)
1 qty. Ensoniq DP4

DIs:
1 qty. Great River ME1-NV floater
1 qty. Summit TD-100
1 qty. Radial JDV
1 qty. Radial JDI Duplex (2 channel)
1 qty. Radial JD-6 (6 channel)

MICROPHONES

CONDENSER:
2 qty. Schoeps CMC6 with MK4 capsules
2 qty. Neumann M149
1 qty. Neumann M269
2 qty. Neumann U-87A
1 qty. Lawson 47FET
1 qty. Soundelux ELAM 251
1 qty. Audio Technica 4033
1 qty. Audio Technice 4047
1 qty. Audio Technica Pro 37R
3 qty. Josephson E22
1 qty. AKG C414B-ULS
1 qty. Blue Dragonfly
1 qty. Neumann KM105
1 qty. Shure SM91
1 qty. AKG 451C

RIBBON / VELOCITY:
3 qty. Coles 4038
2 qty. RCA BK-5
2 qty. RCA 74B ‘Junior Velocity’
1 qty. Reslo RBT
3 qty. Beyerdynamic M160

DYNAMIC:
1 qty. Shure SM7
1 qty. Shure SM7A
1 qty. Beyerdynamic M88
1 qty. Beyerdynamic TGX50
1 qty. Electrovoice 635
1 qty. Electrovoice 630
1 qty. Electrovoice RE-20
4 qty. Shure SM57
1 qty. Shure Beta 57A
1 qty. Shure Beta 58A
1 qty. Shure SM58
2 qty. Sennheiser MD421 MK II

CERAMIC / OTHER:
1 qty. Shure CR80-D
1 qty. Shure 710A
1 qty. Shure 510AS

INSTRUMENTS

KEYBOARDS:
Shigeru Kawai SK-3 conservatory grand piano, 6’ 2”
Resch Mellotron
Yamaha CS-50
Nord Lead 2
Nord Electro Rack 2
Moog Minimoog Model D, gate + CV in mod
Oberheim / DSI OB-6
Roland JP-08 with keyboard
Teenage Engineering OP-1
Realistic Moog MG-1
Moog Sub 37
Waldorf Streichfett
Korg MS-20
Korg VC-10
Korg MicroKorg
Roland SH-101 (by request)

SYNTHESIS:
EMS VCS-3 Putney with DK-1 Cricklewood keyboard (by request)
Flower Electronics LBB
Flower Electronics Jealous Heart

DRUM MACHINES:
Linn LM-1, rev. 1
Linn Drum
Roland TR-606
Roland TR-808 (by request)
Roland TR-909 (by request)
Roland CR-8000
Seil MDP 40
Korg VolcaBeats

TIMING / SYNC / SEQUENCING:
Korg MS-02 Interface
Roland SBX-10
Roland SBX-80
SND ACME-4
SND SAM-16

DRUMS / CYMBALS:
Craviotto custom, 13 / 16 / 22 + snare
Ludwig Acrolite snare, 1970s
Ludwig Pioneer snare, 1950s
Ludwig hand-hammered bronze snare, 2000s Istanbul Agop 22” ride
Paiste Giant Beat, full set
Paiste Dark Energy, full set

PEDALS: many

GUITARS / AMPS: by request

PLUGINS

UAD complete suite via UAD-2 Satellite Octo
FabFilter complete suite
SoundToys 5 complete suite
Valhalla complete suite
Waves Studio Classics bundle
iZotope RX 4
Celemony Melodyne 4 Studio