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Equipment

Classic Calrec M-Series Analog Console 
Sonically incredibly characterful - this is like a Neve 80 series for its preamps and SSL 4000E series for its EQ.  In fact this console actually takes Neve modules and has a few.


The compressor limiters are something else altogether.  It’s a very unique board with tons of vibe!

The rare and sought after M-series Calrec consoles are famous for the recordings of Minus the Bear, The White Stripes and many more.  This desk has the same Calrec ‘Polar’ preamps and EQ once installed in the console at Abbey Road Studio 3.​

​Microphones, Preamps, EQ and Compression

  • Vintage Neumann U87 x2

  • Soundelux U99 valve condensor

  • Audio Technica 4050 x2

  • AKG C214 x2

  • Microtech Gefell m300 x2

  • Neumann KM84

  • Neumann KM184

  • Milab DC96B

  • Royer R121 Ribbon x2

  • Audix D6, D4, D2, D1, i5

  • Beyerdynamic 201N

  • Beyerdynamic 201TG

  • Beyerdynamic M260 ribbon

  • AKG D12E (1960s)

  • Shure S55

  • Sennheiser MD409U3 / 509 Blackfire

  • Shure SM57 x4 SM58 x1

  • Shure Beta52

  • Shure Beta91
     

  • 6x channels Calrec PQ1895

  • 2x channels Manley Dual Mono

  • 8x channels Millennia Media HV3D

  • 16 Channels Audient ASP 880

  • 2x channels Marti custom ‘Stakeout’

  • 8x channels UA Apollo Preamp

  • 2x Channels Orban 787a with EQ and compression (Black and Blueface)

  • 2x channels Universal Audio 1176 (with stereo link box)

  • 2x channels Thermionic Culture Phoenix

  • 6x channels Calrec DL2716

  • 1x channels UREI LA4

  • 1x channels Stam Audio SA2A ( Urei La2a Replica )

  • 2x channels FMR PBC6A

  • 1x channels Roland Chorus Echo SRE-555

  • 2x Little Labs reamp boxes

  • Everything can be EQ’d optionally via the console on the way in

  • Comprehensive GPO patch bay with access to every room and bit of gear

Instruments

  • Fender Jaguar guitar (Kurt Cobain model)

  • Ludwig Centennial drum kit (26" bass drum, 18", 16", 14" toms)

  • Ludwig Black Magic 13" nickel snare drum

  • Fender P Bass (Mexican, 2011)

  • Diezel VH4 guitar amplifier

  • Marshall JCM 800 (Modded) guitar amplifier

  • Orange Rockerverb 50 guitar amplifier

  • Ampeg SVT-CL Heritage All Valve Bass Head with 8×10 Classic Cab

  • Tama Starclassic Maple drum kit (20″ kick, 14″ snare, 10″ 12″ 14″ toms)

  • Collection of amazing cymbals including Dream Bliss, Meinl, and Zildjian K, including two 24" rides!

  • Hayman 24" Bassdrum

  • Yamaha Sub Kick

  • 1x 4×12 Orange cab (Celestion Vintage 30s)

  • 1x Marshall brown-cloth 4×12 cab (Celestion Vintage 30s)

  • Upright overstrung piano – tuned and maintained to A 440Hz

  • Various guitar pedals and noise making devices including MadeByMike Dreambox, Maxon OD808, Aguilar Agro, Maxon OD808 Tubescreamer, Roland SRE 555 Chorus / Space Echo / Tape delay.

     

Digital Interfaces / AD DA conversion and Software

  • 32 input / 32 output Universal Audio Apollo Quad (x2 units) Apollo 16 (1 unit) Thunderbolt

  • Mac Pro Cylinder
    10 Core 3Ghz, 64GB ram, 2TB SSDs

  • UAD2 Octo Thunderbolt

  • Weighted full size MIDI keyboard

  • Mini MIDI keyboard

  • Universal Audio Luna

  • Avid Pro Tools (latest version)

  • Apple Logic

  • Orban Opimod PCn Mastering Software

  • Universal Audio plugins (nearly all their plugins, running on 20 DSPs)

  • UA plugins can optionally be applied as recording via Apollo

  • Soundtoys plugins (all native)

  • Softube Console 1 + many plugins

  • Fabfilter plugins

  • McDSP SA2 Dialog Processor

  • Valhalla plugins

  • TC Native VSS3 reverb

  • Relab VSR24

  • Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate

  • REfx Nexus 2

  • All Massey plugins

  • All Slate Digital

  • Vocalign

  • Melodyne Studio (latest version)

  • Selection of Sonnox plugins

  • Selection of Waves plugins

  • Abbey Road TG limiter

  • Easy access to plug in another producer's computer if required, only one driver needs be installed to access all the hardware

Unit 503, Platts Eyot, Lower Sunbury Road, Hampton TW12 2HF, UK

07595 326153

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