EQUIPMENT

DESK / CONTROLLER

API 1608 Console 32 Channels***

Manley Mastering Backbone

Crane Song Ltd. Avocet Discret A Class Studio Controller

MONITORS

B+W 800 D3 powered by Classé Audio

B+W 805 D3 powered by Classé Audio

Genelec 1029 A

Yamaha NS-10

Avantone MixCube Mono

DAW

1 Protools hdx (64 Analog Inputs/Outputs)

1 Protools LE (4 Analog Inputs, 4 Analog Outputs)

CONVERTER / CLOCK

1 Crane Song HEDD-192 24Bit AD/DA Converter DSP 2 Channel

2 Lynx Aurora 16 Analog I/O

1 AVID hdx 16 Analog I/O

1 Digidesign 192 16 Analog Inputs, 16 Digital Outputs

1 Antelope High Resolution Audio Clock of all digital Devices

PREAMPS:

32 API 512 (1608)

2 API A2D

1 Manley Voxbox

2 Great River MP-500NV

1 Neve

2 SPL Goldmike

1 SPL Channel One

DI Boxes:

1 Avalon Avalone Box Pure Class A

4 Telefunken active TDA-2

4 Radial passive

1 Countryman active

EQ in Console:

12 API 550 A

4 API 560

2 API 550B

8 Neve Style EQ Heritage

4 Speck 4 Band full parametric EQ

4 Pultec-Style EQ Lindell PEX500

2 Pultec-Style EQ A-Design EM-PEQ-1

EQ Siderack:

1 API Stereo 5500 Dual Mono

1 Manley Massive Passive Stereo EQ

1 Chandler Limited EMI TG12345 Curve Bender

1 Kush Audio Clarophonic Parallel EQ

1 Dangerous music BAX

2 Little Labs VOG Analog Bass Resonance Tool

1 Aphex EX-BB-500 Big Botton

COMPRESSORS:

1 API 2500 Stereo Compressor

1 Chandler Limited Zener Dual Mono Limiter Abbey Road Special Edition EMI

TG12413

2 Chandler Limited Fet Germanium

1 Drawmer S-3 Multiband Tube Stereo Compressor

1 Generic Audio Compactor Zener Compressor – Limiter

2 Empirical Labs Distressor EL8X-S

1 Manley VariMu Limiter/Compressor incl. High Pass Filter+M/S Dual Mono

2 Neve Rupert Diode Bridge Compressor

2 Tonelux TX5C

8 API 527

2 Lindell 7X-500

2 Purple Audio Action 500 Series Mono Compressor

3 Purple Audio Pete’s Place Audio PPBAC500 Compressor

1 SPL Kultube Stereo Compressor 2049

1 Universal Audio Teletronix LA-2A Universal Audio

1 Univesal Audio 1176AE

1 Urei 1178 Limiter Mod.

2 Empirical Labs ELI Derresser EL-DS

TUBE DISTORTION / ENHANCER:

1 Thermionic Culture Vulture Mastering Version Stereo Tube Dist. Transformer

balanced

8 SPL Charisma

2 Amtec

REVERBS:

1 Lexicon 200

1 Lexicon PCM91

1 Yamaha SPX-90

1 Orban Dual Reverberation

1 Yamah REV5

DELAYS:

1 Roland 201 Space Echo

1 Fulltone TTE Tape Delay

1 Ibanez Analog Delay AD202

1 JMI Tube Spring Reverb

MODULATION FX:

1 Roland Dimension D

1 Ibanez Ibanez Analog Delay AD202 (Chorus, Flanger, Doubler)

NICE TO HAVE:

2 Little Labs IBP Phase Alignement Tool Re-Amp Phasenregulator

2 Cloud Cloudlifter (Phantom powered Gain booster for Ribbon Mics)

RIBBON MICS:

2 Coles 4038

2 AEA R92 Large Ribbon matched pair

1 AEA Ribbon R84

2 Royer R-121 Mono Ribbon Figure-8 matched pair

1 Beyerdynamic M160N 8438 Ribbon

1 Beyerdynamic

4 T-Bone RB100 Ribbon

2 T-Bone RM700 Ribbon

TUBE CONDENSATOR MICS:

2 Flea 49/F7 Revision C matched pair

2 Neumann U67 matched pair

1 Wunder Audio U47

1 Brauner VMX Mikrofon Vintage Tube

1 Manley Manley Labs Reference Cardioid Mik

1 Mojave

CONDENSATOR MICS:

2 Schoeps cmc6 mk2

2 DPA 4006

1 Neumann TLM49

2 Oktava MK012-01

1 Shure Beta91

1 Neumann Vintage KM85

1 Shure SM81LC

1 Shure SM91

DYNAMIC MICS:

3 Electro-Voice RE20

2 Sennheiser E604 Evolution

2 Sennheiser E606 Evolution

3 Sennheiser MD421U-4

2 Sennheiser MD 421 Vintage

2 Shure Beta52A

1 Shure Beta56A

4 Shure SM57-LCE

3 Shure SM58-LCE

1 Shure SM7B

1 Shure 520DX “Velolampe” Mundharmonikamik

1 Superlux WH5

1 T-Bone SC600

2 Placid Audio Resonanz Microphone

PLUG-INS:

Waves Clasic Collection incl. SSL Nseries and API

Waves WPTA Platinum Bundle

UAD 2 Custom

Line 6 Echo Farm

Line 6 Amp Farm 3.0

IK Multimedia Ampeg VST

Celemony Melodyne

Toontrack EZ Drummer

Drumgog 4 Pro Version inkl. RockDrums Vol.4 Ultradrumdisc

Digidesign Massive Pack

PERSONAL MONITORING :

15 Behringer Personal Monitor Stations 16 Channel

8 Sennheiser HD25

1 Vic Firth Stereo Isolation Headphone SIH

1 Sony MDR-7505 Kopfhörer

1 AKG K240 DF

1 AKG K270 Studio

1 AKG K55 Stereo

***Good to know:

Our Standard Setup:

64 Analog Inputs to ProTools are feeded with:

32 API 1608 Directouts

8 Inputs of external Preamps (Great River, Neve, API, Manley, SPL…)

8 BUS Outputs of Console

8 Aux Outputs of Console

means:

you can record all direct outputs of each 32 channel of the Console and/or you can

record in groups thru all 8 BUS-Outputs from the Console. This BUS outputs feed our

BUS compressors connected directly to ProTools.

The BUS-Outputs are connected with the following COMPRESSORS which can be

hardbypassed:

BUS 1-2 Termionic Culture Culture Vulture

BUS 3-4 Distressor

BUS 5-6 Chandler EMI Zener

BUS 7-8 API 2500

all auxsends from the Console are connected to hardware FX’s going directly to

ProTools:

Aux1 Fulltone TubeTapeDelay

Aux2 RE 201 Tape Delay

Aux3 JMI Tube Spring Reverb

Aux4

Aux5-6

Aux7-8

so you can record dry signals plus create additional tracks including great sounding

delays or reverbs with a flip of a switch.

Instruments, Amps and other nice stuff we provide:

Guitar and Bass Amps:

– Marshall, Vox, JMI, Mesaboogie, Fender, THC, Hiwatt, Ampeg

Pianos:

– A most amazing Steinway Grand Piano D-274 with its legendary Serial no. 588 036 (Lang Lang and Sokolovs favorite Instrument),  Upright Piano,  Hammond A100 (-> B3 alike) and Leslie, Mini Moog Model D.
Lots of Guitar effect Pedals, Speakers and Percussion stuff.
Different Snare drums, Kick drums,  a  wonderful Slingerland – and an original Sonor Teardrop Drum of the 50’s.

 

Tapes and cassettes:

– for a pure analog sound we exclusively use „Recording The Masters“ professional analog audio tapes. RTM as the leading manufacturer provides superior recording and sound qualities. The products are made in France and used worldwide in major recording studios. We are proud to be Switzerland’s official reseller for RTM professional tapes and cassettes.