Here is a collection of the equipment I use for recording and mixing. I always try to source each piece to have it’s own unique purpose and fit into the studio in a special way; with all of it combined there is enough power to record almost anything!
The studio is also fitted with custom-designed acoustic treatment, including absorption panels and bass traps, to ensure a balanced sound when recording and mixing.
The iD44 includes two harmonically rich JFET DI inputs, designed to replicate the input stage of a classic valve amplifier. The insert return gives you direct access to the analog-to-digital converters, providing the cleanest signal path possible. Two independent headphone outputs allow for two separate cue mixes, allowing artists to setup a monitor mix that will help them perform to their highest potential.
The Audient iD14 is a compact desktop audio interface that gives you the superior audio performance normally associated with a large-format console. The iD14 sports two of Audient's excellent Class A mic preamps, class-leading Burr-Brown converter technology, console-style monitor control, and a JFET direct input.
This small diaphragm microphone is capable of recreating the tone of an entire mic locker of instrument mics – including dynamics like the 57 and 421, cardioid models of classic ribbons like the 121, other famous small diaphragm mics like the 451 and 222, and even large diaphragm mics like the famous 414 and tube 67.
Designed, developed and built in the UK, CORONA offers excellent presence and depth, precise detail across the entire frequency range and class-leading off-axis rejection.
The Sontronics STC-2 is a large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a gold-sputtered 1-inch capsule and a fixed cardioid pattern, ideally suited for recording sung and spoken vocals, acoustic instruments and much more.
STC-1 microphones are laboratory matched as a stereo pair and are ideal for use on acoustic guitar and other strummed instruments (such as banjo, bouzouki, sitar, etc) as well as piano, strings, wind or brass ensemble, drumkit, choirs and backing vocals. They also sound fantastic when used as overheads or for room miking.
The Sontronics SOLO is a handheld dynamic supercardioid microphone that is the world's first dynamic mic to be designed, developed and made in the UK. The SOLO has an extremely tight supercardioid pattern and gives excellent results on live vocals, guitar amps and drums, plus it works just as well in the studio as it does on stage.
The optimised spatial sound reproduction makes the DT 1990 PRO headphones a reliable reference for mixing and mastering applications as well as for critical listening. Together with an ingenious open-back design, the high-resolution Tesla drivers ensure a wide, dynamic and extremely natural stereo image.
Mastering Grade Studio Monitors handmade in Denmark. 7 Inch woofers and silk tweeters ensure accurate and clear sound reproduction.
The DT 770 PRO headphones is beyerdynamics closed-back model and offers maximum flexibility and detailed sound that you can always rely on. These bench-mark setting studio headphones, available in three different models, boast extremely detailed resolution and very transparent sound.
The SE Custom 24 features a flame maple top, mahogany back, wide thin maple neck, ebony fretboard with bird inlays, and a PRS-designed tremolo bridge. Its versatile sounds come from the 85/15 “S” pickups paired with a volume, push/pull tone control, and 3-way blade pickup selector.
Every aspect of KeyLab Essential has been carefully chosen to give you the best possible experience when creating and performing. From the responsive keyboard to the intelligently assigned knobs and faders, KeyLab Essential makes navigating your track a breeze thanks to the dedicated DAW Command Center, and makes browsing your presets an exciting, inspiring experience.
Representing more than 20 years of innovative development it's the DAW that has everything you need in one package to compose, arrange, record, edit, mix and master professional quality music. Mix and master music to the highest professional standards. All the features you need to create today's most complex productions including, effects chains, audio sends, sidechain control, advanced automation, plug-in delay compensation and more.