Studio Equipment

Based around the SSL AWS 900+ SE super-analogue mixing desk, our approach in designing the studio was to offer the best in analogue and digital recording and processing for both stereo and 5.1 surround applications. An inclusive view of software environments was key, hence we offer ProTools HD, Nuendo, Ableton Live, and Logic digital audio workstations, with the requisite hardware support for each. To guarantee the most transparent conduit between the digital and analogue domains we have 24 channels of mastering grade AD/DA conversion from Mytek. For signal processing beyond the desk and computer we house Manley and Vertigo stereo analogue outboard, and the flagship TC Electronic System 6000 digital surround processor.


  • SSL AWS 900+ SE 24 channel mixing desk
  • PMC TB2S-A 5.1 surround monitors
  • TC Electronic System 6000 with surround reverb and MDX5.1 mastering dynamics and EQ
  • Manley Massive Passive 4-band stereo valve EQ
  • DAV BG3 stereo mastering EQ
  • Vertigo VSC-2 stereo compressor
  • Cranesong STC-8 Discreet Class A Compressor Limiter
  • Drawmer Mercenary 1968 Stereo Compressor
  • Eventide Eclipse stereo 96KHz FX processor
  • 3x Mytek 8×192 AD/DA convertors, 2 with ProTools HD DIO cards
  • Apple 2×4 core 2.26GHz Xeon, 12Gb RAM, 3TB disc, 24″ Apple cinema display, 32″ NEC display
  • Digidesign HD1 PCIe Pro Tools 8 HD Core System
  • Lynx AES16e-SRC 16-channel PCIe digital audio card
  • TC Electronic Konnekt 32 digital patchbay and Firewire sound card
  • EMT 140st stereo plate reverb
  • Studer A80RC 1/4″ 2-track analogue tape recorder, 7.5 and 15ips
  • Radial OX8 Eight Channel 3-way Mic Splitter with Jensen transformers
  • Microphones
    • 2x Neumann U89 (omni/cardioid/wide cardioid/hyper cardioid/fig8)
    • 3x Schoeps MK6 (omni/cardioid/fig8)
    • 3x Schoeps MK2 (omni)
    • 2x DPA 4061 (miniature omni)
    • 2x Electrovoice RE-20 (dynamic cardioid)
    • 2x AKG C 414 B-XLS (omni/wide cardioid/hyper cardioid/fig8)
    • 2x Sennheiser MD421 Mk2 (dynamic cardioid)
    • 4x Shure SM57 (dynamic cardioid)
  • Klark-Technik Reverb
  • 4x BSS AR-133 Active DI Box
  • Sonifex RB-HD6  6 channel headphone amp
  • Sennheiser HD 650 headphones
  • Fender Blues Junior Tube Guitar Amp Combo
  • HHB Udp89 Universal Disc Player
  • 2x SE Reflexion Filter
  • 6x isolation panels 120x180cm
  • Herman Miller Aeron chair
  • Samson Powerbrite mains switch and conditioner
  • Hear Technologies Extreme Extender ADAT to CAT5 convertor for digital connection from hall to studio


  • Nuendo 5
  • Protools 10
  • Logic Pro 8
  • Ableton Live 8
  • Altiverb Surround Reverb plugin

Also available upon request

  • DAV BG8 8x mic pre-amps
  • API 3124 4x mic pre-amps
  • 3x TC Electronic Fireworx multi-effects processor

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