I seek not to capture mere volume, but intention and inspiration through tone.
 

I’ve spent over a decade selecting these vintage and modern pieces to complement and elevate the music we are recording.

All gear and racks are purpose-built to be mobile and fit into a dual-axle enclosed trailer for transport to remotes locations as required.


Tracking/Recording/Monitoring "Heart" of the system

• IZ RADAR ADA II Ultra-Nyquist 48 Track Converters into Pro Tools HDX Ultimate (no latency & amazing sound)

• IZ RADAR Studio Ultra-Nyquist 24 Track Recorder w/ Session Controller & Meterbridge (Full AES and TDIF digital I/O) – Tracking workflow like a tape machine

  • MacPro 12-core 3.46Ghz CPUs, 96GB RAM, SSDs, Pro Tools HDX Ultimate, Logic, Ableton Live

• 2 Korg MR-2000S 5.6Mhz DSD Master Recorders w/ Busman Audio Mods

• Dangerous Monitor ST Monitor Controller

• Allen & Heath ZED428 28 input mixer for headphone mixes and rough mixes

• 7 Furman HD6 Headphone Mixers with Beyer Dynamic DT-770PRO headphones (250 Ohm Straight Cable)

• Redco Little Red Cue (with extra sets of pro-grade headphones for studio guest monitoring)

• 2 ATC SCM25A Studio Monitors

• JBL LSR32 Studio Monitors powered by a Bryston 4B SST2 Amplifier

• 2 JBL LSR6328P Studio Monitors

• JBL 6312SP Active Studio Sub

• ProAc Studio 100 Monitors w/ vintage McIntosh MC-2205 200-watt Power Amp

• Auratone 5c pair with Bryston 2B Amp

• 2 Mackie HR824 Studio Monitors


Mixing System

• MacPro 12-core 3.46Ghz CPUs, 96GB RAM, SSDs, Pro Tools HDX Ultimate, Logic, Ableton Live

• IZ RADAR ADA II Ultra-Nyquist 48 Track Converters into Pro Tools HDX Ultimate

• CAPI SumBus ACA 32x4 Discrete Analog Summing Mixer

• Loads of Plugins: Soundtoys, Acustica, Izotope, Abbey Road Plates and Chambers, Lexicon Reverb Bundle, Fab Filter, Goodhertz, Cranesong, Soundradix & many others

• PreSonus USB FaderPort


Mic & Instrument PreAmps

• 2 Neve 1066 Vintage MicPre/EQ Modules

• 1 DW Fearn 4ch Vacuum Tube Mic Preamp (VT-24) w/ NOS GE 5 Star Tubes

• 1 QES Labs SMP2 2ch Vacuum Tube Mic Preamp w/ NOS Vintage Tubes

• 1 DBPre 2ch Vacuum Tube Mic Preamp/DI w/ NOS Vintage Tubes

• 8 BAE 1073MPF Mic Preamps w/ Jensen Tranny Mod DI (Bootsy Mod) and selectable inductor based HPFs (4 units providing 8 channels total)

• 6 CAPI Heider FD312 Mic Preamps

• 2 CAPI VP28 Platinum Mic Preamps/DI

• 3 Avedis MA5 Mic Preamps

• 2 Vintech X81 Mic Preamps w/ 4band EQs

• 4 Gordon Model 5 Mic Preamps w/ 4ch Remote Controller

• 1 BAE 312A Mic Preamp/DI

• 1 Aguilar DB680 Tube Bass EQ/DI Preamp


Tube Condenser Microphones

• 1 Telefunken U47 Longbody Tube LDC circa 1957 w/ Klaus Heyne Mod

• 1 Neumann U67 Tube LDC circa 1961

• 2 Neumann U67 Tube LDC Matched Pair

• 2 Neumann M149 Tube LDC w/ Andreas Grosser Linear PSUs

• 2 AKG C12a Tube LDC Matched Pair w/ CK12 Capsules circa 1965

• 2 Wunder CM7S Tube LDC Matched Pair (w/ M7 & Neumann K47 Capsules)

  • 2 Upton ELA M 251 Tube LDC Matched Pair with NOS early 50s GE 5 Star Tubes

• 2 Schoeps M221B Tube SDC Matched Pair w/ M934B and MK26 Capsules

  • 2 Neumann KM56 Tube SDC Matched Pair


Condenser Microphones

• 1 Neumann U47 FET LDC

• 2 Neumann U87i LDC circa. 1968 Matched Pair

• 1 Neumann U87Ai Klaus Heyne Modified LDC

• 2 AKG 414EB LDC with orig CK12 Capsules

• 2 Neumann U89i LDC

• 4 Neumann TLM 170i LDC

• 2 Josephson C617SET Matched Pair SDC with Gefell MK221 Omni Capsules

• 4 Neumann KM83i SDC

• 5 Neumann KM84i SDC

• 2 Neumann KM85i SDC

• 4 Neumann KM86i SDC

• 2 Neumann KM88i SDC

• 2 Neumann KM140 SDC

• 2 Neumann KM184 Matched Pair SDC

• 4 AKG C451EB w/ CK1 cardioid capsules SDC

• 2 Audio-Technica AT5045 LDC Matched Pair

• 2 Crown PZM-30D Boundary Mics

• 1 Sony ECM-50PSW Omni Lavalier


Ribbon Microphones

• 2 RCA 44bx circa 1940

• 2 Melodium 42b Long Ribbons circa 1950

• 2 Coles 4038 Matched Pair

• 1 RCA 77dx circa 1950

• 2 Beyer Dynamic M260 N(C) Matched Pair circa 1966

• 2 Beyer Dynamic M160

• 1 Beyer Dynamic M130


Dynamic Microphones

• 2 AKG D12E

• 1 Sennheiser MD 409 U3

• 2 Sennheiser MD 421

• 2 Sennheiser MD 441

• 2 Beyer M88TG

• 2 EV RE20

• 1 Audio Technica ATM-23HE

• 1 Shure SM7B

• 1 Shure SM58

• 1 Shure Beta58

• 3 Shure SM57

• 1 Shure PE54D Unidyne III

• 2 EV 635A Omnis

• 1 EV RE55 Omni

• 1 AKG D130 Omni

• 1 Shure Green Bullet

• 1 Yamaha Subkick made from NS-10 Woofer


Outboard Dynamics

• Fairchild 670 MkII Stereo Tube Compressor by POM Audio

• 2 Neve 33314a Vintage Compressor/Limiters

• 2 Lucas Limiting Amplifier Vintage Tube Compressors

• 1 Neve 33609J/D Stereo Compressor/Limiter

• 1 TubeTech CL1B Opto Compressor w/ NOS Vintage Telefunken Tube

• 1 TubeTech SMC2B Multi-band Compressor

• 1 Retro Sta-Level Gold Edition Tube Compressor w/ NOS Vintage Tubes

• 1 UA LA-2A Leveling Amplifier w/ NOS Vintage Tubes

• 2 Retro 176 Limiting Amplifiers w/ NOS Vintage Tubes - Stereo Pair

• 2 Summit TLA-100A Tube Leveling Amplifiers w/ NOS Telefunken Tube

• 1 Smart C2 SSL Style Stereo Buss Compressor

• 1 API 2500 Stereo Compressor

• 2 Purple MC77 FET Limiting Amplifiers (1176)

• 1 Mohog Audio MoFET76-2 Dual Channel FET Limiting Amplifier (1176)

• 1 Mohog Audio Mo3a Dual Channel Opto Leveling Amplifier (LA3A)

• 1 Buzz Audio Essence Opto Compressor

• 1 Overstayer Stereo Compressor

• 1 Overstayer Stereo VCA Dynamics Processor

• 1 Alesis Nano Compressor (lo-fi fun) 

• 1 SPL TD4 4 Channel Transient Designer


Outboard EQ

• 2 Neve 1066 Vintage Line EQs

• 2 Vintech X81 Line EQs

• 2 Vintage API 550A EQs

• 2 Avedis Audio E27 EQs

• 2 CAPI BT50 EQs w/ RedDots

• 1 Retro 2A3 Stereo Tube EQ w/ NOS Vintage Tubes


Outboard FX

• Bricasti M7 Reverb Processor

• Eventide H3500 DFX Sampling Harmonizer

• OTO BIM Stereo Delay

• OTO BAM Stereo Reverb

• Quantec Yardstick 2402 Room Simulator

• Lexicon MX300 Reverb Processor

• Lexicon PCM 41 Vintage Digital Delay

• Moog MF-104M Bucket Brigade Delay

• DBX 120A Sub Harmonic Synth

• 2 Radial Engineering EXTC Guitar Pedal Effects Interface (500 Series)

• 2 Radial Engineering PhaseQ Phase Adjuster Interface (500 Series)

• SansAmp PSA-1 Amp Simulator


DIs, Reamping, & Signal Transmission

• 1 D.W. Fearn VT/I-F Vacuum Tube Stereo Active DI

• 1 D.W. Fearn PDB Custom Jensen Transformer Passive DI

• 2 D.W. Fearn Line Pads for interfacing Neumann M149s to D.W. Fearn VT-24

• 1 Countryman Type 85 Active DI

• 2 Radial JDI with Jensen Transformers

• 1 Radial Stereo JDI with Jensen Transformers

• 1 Radial X-Amp Reamp Box

• 2 Radial SGI Studio Guitar Interface Systems


Instruments (of note, on request)

1956 Hammond C3 w/ 122 Leslie Cabinet & Static Cabinet

• Rhodes 73 Stage Mk1 circa. 1973

• Kawai MP88II 88 Key Midi Controller/Stage Piano

• 2007 Gibson J-45 Acoustic Guitar

• 1999 Fender American Telecaster (Red)

1957 Fender Stratocaster (Sunburst)

• TMG Custom Dover Stratocaster (Sunburst)

• Fender Blacktop Baritone Telecaster (Sunburst)

• 2017 Fender American Elite Precision Bass

• 2017 Fender Mustang JMJ Signature Bass

• Santa Cruz Vintage Southerner

• Collings OM2HA Acoustic Guitar

• Collings SJ Acoustic Guitar

• Fender Princeton Recording Amp (heavily modified)

• Ampeg BA-210V2 Bass Amplifier

• Omnichord OM-27

• Vintage Chrome Over Brass Slingerland Snare Drum

• Various Percussive Instruments (shakers/tambos etc)

• VST: Ivory II Suite

• VST: U-He Zebra2

• VST: U-He Diva

• M-Audio Axiom Pro 49 Midi Controller

• Korg R3 Synth/Vocoder

• Korg MS-20 Monophonic Analog Synth

• Ableton Push 2 Controller for Ableton Live 9/10


Splits for Live Rig Interfacing

• 2 Radial OX8j 8ch Jensen Transformer 3-way Mic Splitters - (16 mic splits)

• 1 Radial LX8j  8ch Jensen Transformer 3-way Line Level Splitter (8 line level splits)

• Interfacing Patch panel and pigtail outs for live system and recording system 


Miscellaneous Equipment for Mobile Sessions

• Thousands of feet of various lengths of Canare, Mogami, Gotham, & Neutrik handmade mic, instrument, and balanced interconnect cables

• Vast collection of top quality Latch Lake & Atlas Mic Heavy Duty Stands w/ adjustable booms and quick releases

• 5 Adjustable Music Stands with LED Lighting

• Drum/Studio Rugs

• Work lighting for dark spaces

• Guitar/Instrument Pedals

• ClearSonic plexiglass drum iso-panel with carrying case

• 8 2'x2'x1' stackable gobos

• 10 4'x3.3'x8" gobos (4" 703-3/4MDF-2"703-pegboard) (heavy and work very well)

• 12 Portable Bass Traps 2’x4’

• 20 Portable Acoustic treatment panels 2’x4’ with stands for ideal positioning

• Roland 2 tier V-Stand for keyboards

• API Lunchbox w/ case

• 2 channel Cloudlifter

• Gaff tape galore

• 10 blue heavy moving blankets for baffling/HF dampening if necessary

• Hand wired Mogami/Canare/Neutrik adapter cables (TRS-XLR, TRS-TT, XLR-TT, etc. etc.)