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Equipment List

Desk

SSL AWS 948. Revolutionary recording and mixing console upgraded with DELTA software, providing a unique combination of the latest world-class analogue and digital technology. 56 analogue inputs and complete integration with Pro Tools.

Multitrack

Avid Pro Tools Ultimate 2019.5 on Mac Pro
› Avid : HD I/O and 3 x Digidesign 192 audio interfaces (40 analogue inputs, 56 analogue outputs)
› Burl : B2 Bomber A-D converter (2 analogue inputs)
› Universal Audio : UAD-2 OCTO
› Digidesign : MIDI
› Huge AAX plug-in collection

Monitors

› ATC : SCM45A Pro
› Tannoy : 215
› Yamaha : MSP5

Outboard Dynamics

› Manley : Variable-MU
› Neve : 33609 JD (x2)
› Thermionic Culture : Phoenix SB
› Chandler Limited : TG12413 Zener
› Retro Instruments : 176
› Empirical Labs : Distressor EL8X (x2)
› Summit Audio : TLA-100A (x2)
› Urei : 1176LN rev. H
› Mohog : MoFET76 (x2)
› Morbin Audio : C76a
› Skibbe : 5-9c Red Stripe
› Grove Hill Audio : Liverpool

Outboard EQ

› Neve : 1073 (x4)
› API : 550A (x4)
› Retro Instruments : 2A3
› Prism Sound : Maselec MEA-2
› Phoenix : DRS-Q4 (x2)
› Thermionic Culture : Earlybird 2.2

Outboard Mic Amps

› Tube Tech : MP2A - 2 channels
› Thermionic Culture : Earlybird 2.2 - 2 channels
› Undertone Audio : MPDI4 - 4 channels
› Neve : 1073 DPX (x2) - 4 channels
› Millennia : HV3D - 8 channels
› Phoenix : DRS-Q4 (x2) - 4 channels
› Focusrite : ISA828 - 8 channels
› AEA : TRP "The Ribbon Pre" (x2) - 4 channels
› SSL : super analogue mic amps within the AWS948 - 24 channels

Outboard Effects

› Bricasti : M7
› TC Electronic : System 6000 - 4 engines
› Roland : RE-201 Space Echo
› Roland : SRV2000
› Yamaha : REV 5

Outboard Distortion

› Thermionic Culture : Culture Vulture Mastering - Anniversary Edition
› Tech 21 : SansAmp PSA 1

Valve Microphones

› Neumann : M149 - Jubilee Edition (x2)
› Flea : C12 (x2)
› Soyuz : SU-017
› Bock : 251 - modified by Dave Bock to include original AKG CK12 brass capsule
› Sony : C37A
› Manley VTL : Reference Cardioid
› Lawson : L47MP mk.II

Condenser Microphones

› Neumann : U87 (x2)
› Neumann : TLM170 (x2)
› Neumann : KM84 (x2)
› Neumann : KM184 (x2)
› AKG : 414 TL-II (x3)
› AKG : 451 EB with CK1 capsule and 20dB pad
› AKG : 451 B (x2)
› Sony : C-38B (x2)
› Microtech Gefell : UM70S (x2)
› Josephson : e22s (x2)
› Audio Technica : ATM450 (x2)
› Beesneez : Lulu (x2)
› DPA : 4060
› Nevadan : MK47 (stereo)
› Oktava : MC012 (x2) with cardioid, omni & hypercardioid capsules and M/S kit
› Oktava : MK219 (x2)
› Oktava : MK319
› Rode : NT4 (stereo)

Ribbon Microphones

› AEA : R44 (x2)
› AEA : R88 (stereo)
› AEA : R92 (x2)
› Coles : 4038 (x2)
› STC : 4038
› Royer : R-122 (x2)

Dynamic Microphones

› Shure : SM7B
› Shure : SM57 (x3)
› Shure : SM57 Unidyne III
› Shure : SM58 (x3)
› Granelli : G5790
› Sennheiser : MD421
› Sennheiser : MD421 II
› Sennheiser : MD441
› Electrovoice : RE20 (x2)
› Electrovoice : RE50
› Audio Technica : ATM25
› Audio Technica : ATM23 (x2)
› AKG : D112
› AKG : D202
› Beyerdynamic : 201 (x6)
› Beyerdynamic : M88
› Audix : D6
› Audix : i5
› Placid Audio : Copperphone
› Yamaha : Subkick

Headphone Monitoring

› DACS individual 8 channel mixer system, giving each artist full control of their monitoring requirements.
› Beyerdynamic : DT150 (x15)
› Beyerdynamic : DT100 (x4)
› Beyerdynamic : DT102 single -sided (x5)
› Sennheiser : HD650

DI boxes

› Avalon : U5
› Smart Research : Guitar Deluxe
› Radial : JDI
› Klark Technik : DN100 (x4)
› Orchard Electronics : Classic DI (x2)
› BSS : 133
› BSS : 116 (x3)
› Audio & Design : DI
› Boss : DI-1

Reamp boxes

› Reamp : 10th Anniversary
› Smart Research : Guitar Deluxe
› tc Electronic : Teleport GLT and GLR
› DIYRE Line2Amp (x2)

Guitar Amplifiers

› Fender : Deville 212
› Selmer : Zodiac Twin Fifty
› Roland : JC-120 Jazz Chorus
› Hughes & Kettner : Thirty
› Yamaha : RA-100 with rotating Leslie speakers

Guitar Pedals

› Boss : OD-2 overdrive
› Boss : CS-3 compressor
› Boss : BF-2 flanger (x2)
› Boss : RV-2 reverb
› Boss : CE-3 chorus
› Boss : FV-50H stereo volume
› Electro Harmonix : Pulsar tremolo
› ProCo : RAT (x2)
› Marshall : The Guv'nor
› Dunlop Crybaby : GCB-95 wah

Piano and keyboards

› Feurich 178 grand piano
› Vintage Harmonium
› Roland Juno 106
› Korg Wavestation

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