Equipment/Instruments


Equipment & Instruments


Analog Hardware | Recording & Playback | Microphones |
Instruments | Software & Plugins | Monitoring & Routing


ANALOG HARDWARE

Select microphone and instrument pre-amplifiers, dynamics processors, equalizers, mastering consoles, insert switchers, mixers, routers, and more.

Manley Laboratories

Stereo Vairable Mu Limiter Compressor“Version 4a”. Modified: Manufacturer-installed selectable high-pass side-chain.

API

2500+ – Stereo bus compressor with parallel blend

Dangerous Music

BAX EQ – Equalizer/filter
Liaison – Analog relay-based insert switcher with parallel-blend

TK Audio

S-Blender – Mastering console & parallel-processing insert-mixer
TK-lizer – Stereo/mid-side equalizer

Universal Audio

4-710d – Tube/transistor-blending microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier/compressor/limiter & AD converter
Apollo x8
– Microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier, AD/DA converter, and computer audio plugin processor
Apollo x4 – Microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier, AD/DA converter, and computer audio plugin processor

Summit Audio

2BA-221 – 2x – Tube mic and line module. Modified – Upgraded vacuum tubes: Groove Tubes (JJ Electronic) ECC83-S (Slovak Republic).
TD-100 – Tube direct instrument pre-amp. Modified – Manufacturer-installed low-noise-mod on Direct Output and Tung-Sol vacuum tube.
TLA-50 – 2x – Tube leveling amplifier. ModifiedUpgraded vacuum tubes: Groove Tubes (JJ Electronic) ECC83-S (Slovak Republic).

Mammoth Cave Audio

Wooly Mammoth Deluxe (WMD-3) – Passive transformer, germanium diode, and rectifier saturation/distortion processor. Modified: Manufacturer-installed stepped controls, XLR inputs/outputs, and additional non-stock custom controls/settings designed by Tim Gerak & Ian Campbell.

Yamaha

M406 – Microphone/line pre-amplifier & mixer

Lexicon

LXP-1 – Digital reverb/delay

ATI Audio

DP100 – Transformer-coupled buffer-amplifier
MM100 – Transformer-coupled buffer-amplifier
MX100c – Microphone pre-amplifier, mixer, and limiter. Modified – Pre-amplifier & output op-amp: Analog Devices SSM2019 / Texas Instruments Burr Brown DRV134PA.
MX200c – 3x – Microphone pre-amplifier, mixer, and limiter. Modified – Pre-amplifier & op-amp: Texas Instruments Burr Brown INA217 / Texas Instruments Burr Brown DRV134PA.

Symetrix

SX202 – Microphone pre-amplifier
SX208
– Compressor/limiter

RTS Systems

465 – 2x – Microphone pre-amplifier/limiter. Includes Beyerdynamic transformers.

Vestax

PMC-270A – Analog DJ Mixer


RECORDING & PLAYBACK

Select analog and digital recording/playback devices.

Universal Audio

Apollo x8 – Microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier, AD/DA converter, and computer audio plugin processor
Apollo x4 – Microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier, AD/DA converter, and computer audio plugin processor
4-710d – Tube/transistor-blending microphone/instrument/line pre-amplifier/compressor/limiter & AD converter

Sony

TC-366 – 1/4″ reel-to-reel tape deck
TC-RX311 – Cassette tape deck

TEAC

A-1250S – 1/4″ Reel-to-reel tape deck

Onkyo

Integra TA-2056 – Cassette tape deck (3-head)

Rolls

RS73 – Dual cassette tape deck

Vestax

PDX-a1S – Direct-drive variable speed quartz-locked turntable (2x)

Ortofon

Pro S – Turntable headshell/stylus (2x)


MICROPHONES

Royer Labs

R10 – Ribbon microphone.

AKG

C214 – Large diaphragm condenser microphone

Electro-Voice

N/D308B – Dynamic microphone
N/D468
– 2x – Dynamic microphone
RE20 – Dynamic microphone
RE320
– Dynamic microphone

Audix

ADX-50 – 2x – Small diaphragm condenser microphone
i5 – Dynamic microphone

Sennheiser

E609 – Dynamic microphone

Audio-Technica

ATM63HE – Dynamic microphone

Shure

515SDX – Dynamic microphone


INSTRUMENTS

Pearl

FFX 14″x10″ Maple Marching Snare Drum – 2011. Modified to include an adjustable batter-head felt muffler.
Free-Floating 14″x8″ Maple or Chrome-Over-Steel Snare Drum – 2015. Modified to include machined chrome-plated aluminum hoops and PureSound Pro snares. (Note: chrome-over-steel shell has also been modified to include a custom adjustable internal batter-head felt muffler and custom shell-dampening hardware).
Free-Floating 14″x5.5″ Maple Snare Drum – 1999. Modified to include PureSound Pro Snares.
Masters Custom 20″x16″ Maple Bass Drum – 1990’s. Modified & custom refinished.
[Chrome-Over-Steel 14″x6.5″ Snare Drum] – 1989. Modified to include die-cast chrome-plated steel hoops and PureSound Pro snares.

Zildjian

A 20″ Cymbal – 1960’s. Modified to include three rivets.
A 15″ New Beat Hi Hat Cymbals – 1960’s bottom, 1970’s top
A 14″ New Beat Hi Hat Bottom Cymbal – 2000’s
K 22″ Constantinople Medium Thin Low Cymbal – 2011
K 22″ Thin Ride Cymbal – 2012
K 19″ Thin Dark Crash Cymbal – 2012
Kerope 14″ Hi-Hat Cymbals – 2016

Ludwig

Acrolite 14″x5″ Brushed Aluminum Snare Drum – 1969. Modified to include PureSound Pro Snares.

Yamaha

Stage Custom 14″x11″ Birch Tom Drum – 2015
Stage Custom 16″x15″ Birch Tom Drum – 2015

Gretsch

Energy 16″x14″ Poplar Bass Drum – 2016. Modified to include a custom adjustable internal felt muffler and customized mounting hardware to accommodate “jungle-kick” bass-drum spurs & a standard bass drum pedal mount.

Fender

Fender/Squier: Telecaster Custom Guitar – 6-string, 25-1/2″, agathis body, maple neck, maple fretboard, 2x Fender-designed Wide Range humbucking pickups, 2006. (Shares many features between the “[Vintage Modified] Telecaster Deluxe” and the “’72 Telecaster Custom”.)

Washburn Guitars

XB500 Bantam 5-String Bass Guitar – 34″, alder/ash top, maple neck, rosewood fretboard, WB 950 Series pickups, 1994. DR Legend polished stainless flatwound strings.

Korg

Minilogue – Polyphonic analog synthesizer

Latin Percussion

Black Beauty Cowbell
Session 5″ Shaker
Egg Shaker

Meinl

THH1BK Steel Tambourine – Hi Hat mountable
SH5R Luis Conte Red Studio Shaker

Rhythm Tech

DST11 Drum Set Tambourine with Brass Jingles

Remington Rand

Model 17 Typewriter – Full-size desktop model, black, 1940’s.


SOFTWARE & PLUGINS

Select software and digital plugins.

AKG

BX20Universal Audio plugin – Spring reverb

Ampeg

SVT-VR ClassicUniversal Audio plugin – Bass guitar amplifier

Ampex

ATR-102Universal Audio plugin – Mastering tape recorder

Antares

Auto-Tune Realtime AccessUniversal Audio plugin – Pitch correction/shifting
Auto-Tune Realtime AdvancedUniversal Audio plugin – Pitch correction/shifting
Auto-Tune Realtime Universal Audio plugin – Pitch correction/shifting

API

2500Universal Audio plugin – Stereo bus compressor
Vision Console Channel StripUniversal Audio plugin – Console channel strip
212L Mic pre
215L Sweep filter
225L Compressor/limiter
235L Gate/expander
550L Equalizer/filter

Chandler Limited

Curve BenderUniversal Audio plugin – Equalizer (EMI TG12345 / Abbey Road Studios)

Elysia

Alpha Master CompressorUniversal Audio plugin – Compressor
Mpressor CompressorUniversal Audio plugin – Compressor
Niveau FilterPlugin – Tilt EQ
Phil’s CascadePlugin – Saturation and distortion processor

EMT

140Universal Audio plugin – Plate reverb

Fairchild

660 Universal Audio plugin – Tube limiter
670Universal Audio plugin – Tube limiter

Fender

’55 Tweed DeluxeUniversal Audio Plugin – Guitar amplifier

Helios

Type 69 Preamp & EQUniversal Audio plugin – Preamp and Equalizer
Type 69 EQUniversal Audio plugin – Equalizer

Lexicon

224Universal Audio plugin – Digital reverb

Little Labs

IBPUniversal Audio plugin – Phase alignment tool

Manley Laboratories

Voxbox Channel StripUniversal Audio plugin – Preamp, compressor, equalizer, de-esser, limiter

Marshall

Plexi ClassicUniversal Audio plugin – Guitar amplifier
Silver Jubilee 2555 Universal Audio plugin – Guitar amplifier

Native Instruments

Traktor Audio 6 – DJ AD/DA converter
Traktor Scratch Pro – DJ software, includes vinyl control v2

Neve

1073Universal Audio plugin – Preamp and equalizer
1073SEUniversal Audio plugin – Equalizer
2254Universal Audio plugin – Compressor
33609Universal Audio plugin – Compressor
33609SEUniversal Audio plugin – Compressor
88RSUniversal Audio plugin -Preamp, filter, equalizer, gate, compressor

Ocean Way Studios

Ocean Way Studios Universal Audio plugin -Dynamic Room Modeling

Pultec

EQP-1AUniversal Audio plugin – Equalizer
HLF-3CUniversal Audio plugin – Filter
MEQ-5Universal Audio plugin -Equalizer

Reason Studios

Reason – Instrument plugin suite and digital audio workstation software
Rebirth – Instrument plugin suite
Recycle – Digital audio editing software

SPL

Transient DesignerUniversal Audio plugin – Dynamics processor

Steinberg

Cubase Pro – Digital audio workstation
WaveLab Pro
– Digital audio workstation

Studer

A800 Universal Audio plugin – Multichannel tape recorder

Tonelux

Tilt EQ Universal Audio plugin – Equalizer/filer

Universal Audio

Luna – Digital audio workstation

1176 Rev AUniversal Audio plugin – Limiting amplifier
1176 Rev EUniversal Audio plugin – Limiting amplifier
1176 Rev AEUniversal Audio plugin – Limiting amplifier
610-AUniversal Audio plugin – Preamp & EQ
610-BUniversal Audio plugin – Preamp & EQ
Brigade Chorus Pedal
Universal Audio plugin – Bucket-brigade chorus
Century Tube Channel StriplUniversal Audio plugin – Tube preamp and channel strip
Galaxy Tape Echo Delay & Reverb Universal Audio plugin – Tape echo and spring reverb – Modeled after the “Roland – RE-201 Space Echo”
Precision De-EsserUniversal Audio plugin – De-esser
Precision Enhancer HzUniversal Audio plugin – Low-frequency enhancer
Precision Limiter Universal Audio plugin – Limiter
Pure Plate Universal Audio plugin – Reverb
Raw DistortionUniversal Audio plugin – Distortion – Modeled after the “Pro Co – Rat” distortion pedal.
Teletronix LA-2Universal Audio plugin – Leveling amplifier
Teletronix LA-2A (Gray)Universal Audio plugin – Leveling amplifier
Teletronix LA-2A (Silver)Universal Audio plugin – Leveling amplifier
Teletronix/UREI LA-3AUniversal Audio plugin – Leveling amplifier
UREI Cooper Time CubeUniversal Audio plugin – Mechanical delay


MONITORING, AMPLIFICATION, AND ROUTING

Select audio monitors, speakers, amplifiers, routers, and switchers.

Dynaudio

LYD 48 – 2x – 3-way full-range audio monitor
18s – Subwoofer audio monitor

Auratone

5C Super Sound Cube – 2x – Single-driver “real world” audio monitor

Event Electronics

PS-8 – 2x – 2-way audio monitor
PS-5 – 2-way audio monitor​

Coleman Audio

M3PH MKII – Monitor switcher/router/passive-attenuator

Stewart Audio

PA-100B – Class AB amplifier
PA-50B – Class AB amplifier

Symetrix

506E – Headphone amplifier

Rolls

RA53b – Headphone amplifier

Logitek

Bright-VU (BVD-6A) – VU meter
PRE-10
– Input/output-router/switcher/multiplexer

DBX

200 – Input/output-router/switcher/router

Onkyo

GXW5.1S – 2x – Reference monitor

Sony

MDR-V6 – Closed-back headphones

Sennheiser

HD280Pro – Closed-back headphones

Kurt Campbell Audio

Model 44 – 2x – Reference monitor
Model 64P – 2x – 3-way reference monitor

Lane-Campbell Designs

Three Way – Active buffered line level input switcher/router/multiplexer. Prototype unit – Designed by Michael Lane & Ian Campbell; custom built by Michael Lane.