Attica Audio Recording

"Ireland's Most Beautiful Recording Studio"

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Equipment

  • Console
    • Harrison 3232b 24 Buss Console

      Harrison 3232b

  • Monitoring
    • Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      Yamaha NS10M Monitors

      The legendary NS-10Ms are a centrepiece of any studio. With their prominent mid range and incredibly focused sound, these are the staple monitors for any engineer working in a new room.

    • ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers

      ATC SCM25A Pro Loudspeakers

    • Quad 520F Power Amp

      Quad 520F Power Amp

    • Crane Song Avocet Monitor Controller

      Crane Song Avocet Monitor Controller

      A high-end, versatile, industry standard monitor controller.

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    • Sennheiser HD25 Headphones

      Sennheiser HD25 Headphones

    • Hear Technologies Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System

      Hear Technologies Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System

      A basic Hear Back system consists of a Hub and personal Mixers connected using standard CAT5E cables. A single Hub supplies signal and power to a maximum of eight Mixers. If that’s not enough, the Hubs can be daisy-chained using the HearBus In and Out for virtually unlimited system size. The Hear Back Hub can accept analog input signals from audio mixers, auxiliary, matrix, monitor, and/or direct outputs.

    • Beyerdynamic DT150 Headphones

      Beyerdynamic DT150 Headphones

      The DT 150 is a closed dynamic studio headphone with a modular construction offering excellent ambient noise isolation. The powerful neodymium magnet system provides high-fidelity reproduction and a balanced sound. The headband and earphone cushioning systems have been carefully designed for maximum comfort and serviceability and the padded headband can adjusted to fit on every head.

  • Recording & Playback
    • Avid Pro Tools HD Native

      Avid Pro Tools HD Native

    • Avid Pro Tools 10 HD

      Avid Pro Tools 10 HD

      Pro Tools 10 is a watershed release for Avid's industry-standard music and audio creation system. In addition to offering a host of new features, including a completely new plug-in format, Pro Tools 10 also supports HDX, the long-anticipated DSP hardware successor to HD. And, if this wasn't already enough for existing users to consider, Avid are also taking the opportunity to encourage the adoption of various support and maintenance packages, both new and existing, alongside more traditional upgrade options.

    • Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog

      Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog

      Experience significantly better audio fidelity, wider dynamic range, and super-low jitter thanks to sophisticated A/D and D/A conversion and get the lowest possible latency when recording even the largest sessions. Connect your digital gear hassle-free with sample rate conversion in HD I/O’s digital configurations. Plus, you'll be able to track hotter signals and smooth out inconsistent levels from incoming sources. Whats not to like?

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    • Burl B2 Bomber Stereo AD Convertor

      Burl B2 Bomber Stereo AD Convertor

      Using a B2 BOMBER in the studio is like taking the governor off of your recordings. And, the B2 is not just for tracking. Mix down and mastering were the main focus of the B2′s layout and design. With 30 segment peak amplitude and RMS metering, the B2 lets you know exactly how hot you are running your signal which is critical for mastering.

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    • Lynx Aurora 16 16 Channel AD/DA Converter

      Lynx Aurora 16 16 Channel AD/DA Converter

    • Apple Mac Pro 2x 2.66GHz 8-Core

      Apple Mac Pro 2x 2.66GHz 8-Core

  • Microphone Preamplifiers
    • A-Designs P-1 Mic Preamp (x2)

      A-Designs P-1 Mic Preamp

    • API 512C Mic Preamp (x4)

      API 512C Mic Preamp

    • Universal Audio 2-610 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Universal Audio 2-610 Mic Preamp

    • Universal Audio LA-610 Valve Mic Preamp (x2)

      Universal Audio LA-610 Valve Mic Preamp

    • Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip (x2)

      Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip

  • Equalizers
    • Tube-Tech PE 1C Program EQ (x2)

      Tube-Tech PE 1C Program EQ

    • Crane Song Ibis Stereo EQ Mastering Version

      Crane Song Ibis Stereo EQ Mastering Version

    • White 4000 27 Band EQ (x2)

      White 4000 27 Band EQ

  • Dynamics Devices
    • Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

      Teletronix LA2A Leveling Amplifier

    • Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip (x2)

      Universal Audio 6176 Vintage Channel Strip

    • Universal Audio LA-610 Valve Mic Preamp (x2)

      Universal Audio LA-610 Valve Mic Preamp

    • Purple Audio Action 1176 Compressor (x2)

      Purple Audio Action 1176 Compressor

    • Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor/Limiter

      Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor/Limiter

      The EL-8 compressor can emulate the warm vintage sound we all love. It also adds excitement and life to any mix with it's digitally controlled analogue circuitry.

    • DBX 160X Compressor/Limiter (x3)

      DBX 160X Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 166 Compressor/Limiter (x6)

      DBX 166 Compressor/Limiter

      Most compressor/gates provide less than musical compression, coupled with gating that swallows transients—or closes early, cutting off decay and reverb tails. The superb engineering in the 166 ensures that both its compression and gating provide versatility and excellent sonic performance in situations where other compressor/gates typically produce undesirable processing artifacts.

    • Allison Research Gain Brain 700 Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Allison Research Gain Brain 700 Compressor/Limiter

  • Microphones
    • Coles 4038 (x2)

      Coles 4038

      The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is a British Broadcasting (BBC) design for broadcasting and recording applications. It is used where a clear smooth wide range frequency response, absence of transient distortion and relatively high sensitivity is essential. The 4038 is a proven performer, and is in use around the world by broadcasting networks such as the BBC as well as top engineers and studios on hit recordings.

    • Royer R-121 Ribbon

      Royer R-121 Ribbon

      Like many of the best classic ribbon mics, the R-121 has a figure-8 pattern, output level comparable to a dynamic mic, and a warm, realistic tone and flat frequency response. But that's where the similarities end. By using advanced materials and a blend of cutting edge and old-school, hand-build construction techniques, the R-121 is an extremely versatile and user-friendly ribbon mic that can stand up to the most demanding tasks. Cranked up electric guitars, close up brass, drums - you name it, the R-121 will help you record it with realism you have to hear to believe.

    • Peluso 22 47 Tube

      Peluso 22 47 Tube

    • Josephson C42MP FET (x2)

      Josephson C42MP FET

    • Earthworks TC30 Condenser (x2)

      Earthworks TC30 Condenser

    • Neumann TLM 193

      Neumann TLM 193

    • AKG C 414 B-ULS

      AKG C 414 B-ULS

      The C414 B-ULS is THE reference microphone for almost all comparative microphone tests and one of the most used condenser microphones in the world. It is the microphone of choice for miking up vocals, grand pianos, percussions, and any other sound sources with complex waveforms. A gold-sputtered 1-inch dual-diaphragm and Ultra Linear Series electronics combine to provide an extremely smooth frequency response.

    • Mojave MA-301 LDC Tube

      Mojave MA-301 LDC Tube

    • Mojave MA-201 LDC (x2)

      Mojave MA-201 LDC

    • Oktava MK-012

      Oktava MK-012

    • Rode NT-2A (x2)

      Rode NT-2A

    • Sennheiser MD 409 U3

      Sennheiser MD 409 U3

    • Sennheiser MD 421-U-5 (x4)

      Sennheiser MD 421-U-5

      Extremely versatile, robust legendary cardioid microphone. Easy handling due to pronounced directivity. Clear sound reproduction. For most recording conditions and broadcasting applications. Five-position bass control.

    • Sennheiser MD 441

      Sennheiser MD 441

      The MD 441 U is a microphone of exceptional quality: its acoustic properties come as close as possible to those of a condenser microphone. Accurate signal response and low distortion are ensured, even with the highest sound pressure levels.

    • Sennheiser E 609 (x3)

      Sennheiser E 609

    • Sennheiser E 604 (x4)

      Sennheiser E 604

    • Shure Beta 98 D/S (x2)

      Shure Beta 98 D/S

    • Shure SM58 (x5)

      Shure SM58

      The legendary SM58 is an industry-standard, highly versatile cardioid dynamic vocal microphone, tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction. The SM58 is consistently the first choice for vocal performances around the globe.

    • Shure Beta 57A (x4)

      Shure Beta 57A

      The Beta 57A is a precision-engineered dynamic microphoneDynamic mics have a simple, rugged construction and can handle very high sound pressure levels.
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      designed for detailed reproduction of amplified or acoustic instruments. A tight supercardioid polar pattern provides high gain before feedback in demanding environments.

    • Shure SM57 (x2)

      Shure SM57

      The legendary SM57 is an industry-standard, highly versatile cardioid dynamic microphone tuned for the clean reproduction of amplified and acoustic instruments. The SM57 is ideal for sound reinforcement and recording applications.

    • Shure Beta 58A

      Shure Beta 58A

      The Beta 58A dynamic vocal microphone is precision-engineered for live performance and project studio recording. A tailored frequency response accentuates vocals, and the supercardioid pattern isolates from other sound sources.

    • Shure Beta 52A (x2)

      Shure Beta 52A

      Optimized for low-frequency bass punch and high-power SPL handling, the Beta 52A's supercardioid design provides maximum isolation from other onstage sounds.

    • Beyerdynamic M 201 TG (x2)

      Beyerdynamic M 201 TG

    • Rode NT-5 (x2)

      Rode NT-5

    • Shure SM7B

      Shure SM7B

      The SM7B is a selectable frequency response cardioid microphone that delivers warm and smooth audio reproduction in close-proximity studio and vocal applications, while shielding from electromagnetic hum.

    • Shure SM91

      Shure SM91

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

  • Reverb & Effects
    • Roland R-880 Digital Reverb

      Roland R-880 Digital Reverb

    • Roland RE-201 Space Echo (x3)

      Roland RE-201 Space Echo

      Over the years, Roland has created a significant number of products that have gone on to become legendary. One of the earliest examples is the Roland RE-201 Space Echo, a combination tape echo and reverb introduced in 1974. While Roland didn’t invent the tape echo itself, they took a fragile and often unreliable technology and turned it into something robust and roadworthy and the RE-201 immediately became the touring and recording studio standard in portable tape echo.

    • Yamaha SPX90 Multi Effects Processor

      Yamaha SPX90 Multi Effects Processor

      The Yamaha SPX90 is a digital multi-effects processor that has been a staple of many recording studios over the years. The effects it includes are distortion, flange, tremolo and delay. These effects can be used singularly or they can be mixed and matched together.

    • TC Electronic M300 Multi-Effect Processor

      TC Electronic M300 Multi-Effect Processor

    • Fender Spring Reverb

      Fender Spring Reverb

    • Wem Watkins Copicat Tape Echo

      Wem Watkins Copicat Tape Echo

  • Direct Boxes/Re-Amp Devices
    • Little Labs STD Instrument Extender/Line Driver

      Little Labs STD Instrument Extender/Line Driver

    • BSS Audio DI Box (x2)

      BSS Audio DI Box

    • Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.0 Instrument Splitter/DI/Re-amper

      Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro 3.0 Instrument Splitter/DI/Re-amper

    • Palmer PDI-01 Passive DI Box

      Palmer PDI-01 Passive DI Box

    • Radial Phazer Phase Alignment

      Radial Phazer Phase Alignment

  • Plug-ins & Software
    • Universal Audio All UAD-2 Plug-ins

      Universal Audio All UAD-2 Plug-ins

    • Massey Plug-In Bundle
      • Massey CT4 Compressor
      • Massey DRT Drum Replacement Tool
      • Massey De:Esser
      • Massey L2007 Mastering Limiter
      • Massey TD5 Tape delay
      • Massey THC Distortion Stompbox
      • Massey TapeHead Saturator
      • Massey vt3 3-band Equalizer

      Massey Plug-In Bundle

    • Lexicon Native

      Lexicon Native

    • Gforce M-Tron Pro

      Gforce M-Tron Pro

    • Native Instruments Akoustik Piano

      Native Instruments Akoustik Piano

  • Other Processing
    • BBE 442 Sonic Maximiser

      BBE 442 Sonic Maximiser

  • Drums
  • Amplifiers & Speaker Cabinets
    • Ampeg B-1 Pre/Amplifier

      Ampeg B-1 Pre/Amplifier

    • Ampeg SVT 410HE

      Ampeg SVT 410HE

    • Ampeg SVT 115HE Speaker Cabinet

      Ampeg SVT 115HE Speaker Cabinet

    • Acoustic 370 Amplifier

      Acoustic 370 Amplifier

    • Danelectro Nifty Fifty Amplifier

      Danelectro Nifty Fifty Amplifier

    • Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

      Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

    • Fender Super Reverb 4x10

      Fender Super Reverb 4x10

    • Fender Vibrolux 2x10

      Fender Vibrolux 2x10

    • Fender Hot Rod Deville

      Fender Hot Rod Deville

    • Marshall 6100LM Amplifier Head

      Marshall 6100LM Amplifier Head

    • Marshall 1960 4x12 (x2)

      Marshall 1960 4x12

    • Marshall Artiste 2x12

      Marshall Artiste 2x12

    • Mesa Boogie Powerhouse 4x10 & 1x15

      Mesa Boogie Powerhouse 4x10 & 1x15

    • Orange OR 120 Head

      Orange OR 120 Head

    • Selmer Treble 'N' Bass (x2)

      Selmer Treble 'N' Bass

  • Keyboards
    • Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

      Yamaha C3 Grand Piano

    • Hammond RT3

      Hammond RT3

    • Hammond L122F Organ

      Hammond L122F Organ

    • Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase

      Fender Rhodes 73 Mark I Suitcase