Clear Lake Recording Studios

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Equipment

  • Console
    • Trident 80b 30 Channel 24 Buss Console

      Trident 80b

  • DAW
    • Avid Pro Tools 10

      Avid Pro Tools 10

    • Avid Pro Tools HD5

      Avid Pro Tools HD5

    • Avid 192 I/O (providing 24 inputs and 24 outputs)

      Avid 192 I/O

    • Apple Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core

      Apple Mac Pro 2.66GHz Quad-Core

    • Avid Sync I/O

      Avid Sync I/O

  • 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.

    • Custom Augsperger Main Monitors

      Custom Augsperger Main Monitors

    • ADAM Audio S3A Active Studio Monitors

      ADAM Audio S3A Active Studio Monitors

      An excellent reference monitor in almost any space. If your work sounds good on these, it'll sound great on anything else.

    • Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors

      Genelecs 1031A classic near field reference monitors. These compact monitors boasts impressively accurate imagery. Used by many and is perfect for any studio.

    • Bryston 4B ST Power Amp

      Bryston 4B ST Power Amp

    • 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.

  • Multitrack Recording
    • Otari MTR 12 2 Track 1/4" Machine

      Otari MTR 12 2 Track 1/4" Machine

      Otari MTR-12 professional 2 channel Tape Recorder with center track time-code. The MTR-12's quiet and natural sound speaks well for its excellent technical specifications, and that the machine as a whole is logically laid out and easy to use - so you can con­centrate on what's really important.

    • Studer A827 Tape Recorder

      Studer A827 Tape Recorder

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • Avalon VT-737SP Mic Preamp/Compressor/EQ Channel Strip

      Avalon VT-737SP Mic Preamp/Compressor/EQ Channel Strip

      The VT-737SP has three input selections: 1. The VT-737SP features a higher-performance microphone input transformer with +48v phantom selection. 2. Instrument DI high source input with jack located on front panel. 3. Balanced line input, discrete high-level Class A. The Class A preamplifier utilizes two cascaded, dual vacuum tube triodes configured with minimum negative feedback. A high gain switch boosts the overall gain of the preamplifier. The four high quality tubes are configured as singled ended anode coupled followers. A passive-variable high pass filter and hard-wire relay bypass completes the input signal conditioning. The phase reverse relay is available on all three inputs.

    • Neve 1073 Vintage Original Mic Preamp (x2)

      Neve 1073 Vintage Original Mic Preamp

    • Pultec EQP-1A3 EQ (x3)

      Pultec EQP-1A3 EQ

    • Pultec MEQ-5 EQ (x2)

      Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

    • Tube-Tech ME 1B Midrange EQ

      Tube-Tech ME 1B Midrange EQ

    • Tube-Tech MP 1A Mic Preamp/DI

      Tube-Tech MP 1A Mic Preamp/DI

  • Dynamics
    • Alan Smart C2 Stereo Compressor

      Alan Smart C2 Stereo Compressor

      This outboard compressor can be used in a dual-mono or linked-stereo configuration. Engaging the "crush" control will really accentuate your compression in a musical way.

    • DBX 160X Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 160X Compressor/Limiter

    • Empirical Labs EL8-XS Distressor Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Empirical Labs EL8-XS Distressor Compressor/Limiter

    • ADR F760X-RS

      ADR F760X-RS

    • JBL Urei 7110 Compressor (x2)

      JBL Urei 7110 Compressor

    • Safe Sound Audio Dynamics Toolbox Stereo Compressor

      Safe Sound Audio Dynamics Toolbox Stereo Compressor

    • Spectra Sonics 610 Compressor/Limiter

      Spectra Sonics 610 Compressor/Limiter

    • Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Compressor

      Universal Audio Teletronix LA2A Compressor

    • Urei 1176 LN Blackface (x3)

      Urei 1176 LN Blackface

  • Microphones
    • AKG C 414 EB (x2)

      AKG C 414 EB

      The second generation of the classic C414 - also armed with the CK-12 capsule; the C414 EB (Brass)

    • AKG C 414 ULS

      AKG C 414 ULS

    • AKG C 451 EB

      AKG C 451 EB

      The C451 EB + CK1 capsule, which was a bestseller right from the start in 1969, boasts an airy sound as well as a high overload limit . The roadworthy design around the handcrafted capsule and the low-noise preamp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.

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    • AKG C 460

      AKG C 460

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

    • Audix D6

      Audix D6

    • Audix i-5

      Audix i-5

    • Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon

      Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon

    • Blue Bottle Valve Microphone

      Blue Bottle Valve Microphone

    • 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.

    • Neumann KM 184 (x2)

      Neumann KM 184

      The KM 184 has a gentle rise at about 9 kHz, a characteristic that was introduced very successfully with the KM 140. The result is a tonal balance that is fresher and livelier when compared to the KM 84 with its flat frequency response in that band.

    • Neumann M 7 Capsule

      Neumann M 7 Capsule

      The M7 Capsule made with PVC diaphragms is the only capsule that can be considered authentic. It has the dimensions, and material characteristics of the original so even today it hasn't lost what it began with.

    • Neumann SM 2 Stereo Valve

      Neumann SM 2 Stereo Valve

    • Neumann TLM 103 (x2)

      Neumann TLM 103

    • Neumann U 47 FET

      Neumann U 47 FET

      he U 47 fet is an essential contributor to the 1960s and 1970s. As a secret weapon for recording producers eager to experiment, it was not only a top microphone for soloists, but also decisively affected the spatial dimension of the sound and the tonal depth of countless productions.

    • Neumann U 67 Tube

      Neumann U 67 Tube

      The Neumann U 67 is a multipattern large-diaphragm condenser microphone with a tube-and-transformer topology. It was introduced by Neumann in 1960 with the intention of replacing the U 47 in Neumann’s product line.

    • Neumann U 87

      Neumann U 87

      The Neumann U87 features 3 switchable polar patterns and has a -10dB pad. A very popular microphone.

    • Neumann U 87 A

      Neumann U 87 A

    • Sennheiser MD 421 (x3)

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Shure SM57 (x5)

      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 SM7

      Shure SM7

    • Sony C-37A Valve Microphone (x2)

      Sony C-37A Valve Microphone

  • Keyboards and Synthesisers
    • Dave Smith Instruments Poly Evolver Analog Synthesizer

      Dave Smith Instruments Poly Evolver Analog Synthesizer

    • Hammond B3

      Hammond B3

      The Hammond organ (or more often, emulations of its sounds using newer technology) remains the distinctive instrument for certain styles of music to this day, even though the original electro-mechanical rotary-tone-wheel Hammond organs ceased to be manufactured altogether in 1974.

    • Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet

      Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet

    • Yamaha C7 Grand Piano

      Yamaha C7 Grand Piano

  • Backline
    • Kemper Profiler Profiling Guitar Amp

      Kemper Profiler Profiling Guitar Amp

  • Software
    • Apple OSX 10.7

      Apple OSX 10.7

    • Avid Pro Tools 10

      Avid Pro Tools 10

  • Plugins
    • Antares Auto-Tune 7

      Antares Auto-Tune 7

    • Celemony Melodyne Plugin

      Celemony Melodyne Plugin

    • McDSP Emerald Pack

      McDSP Emerald Pack

    • Native Instruments Komplete 7
      • Native Instruments Abbey Road 60s Drums
      • Native Instruments Absynth 5
      • Native Instruments Acoustic Refractions
      • Native Instruments Battery 3
      • Native Instruments Berlin Concert Grand
      • Native Instruments FM8
      • Native Instruments Guitar Rig 4 Pro
      • Native Instruments Kontakt 4
      • Native Instruments Massive
      • Native Instruments Rammfire
      • Native Instruments Reaktor 5
      • Native Instruments Reaktor Prism
      • Native Instruments Reaktor Spark
      • Native Instruments Reflektor
      • Native Instruments Scarbee A-200
      • Native Instruments Scarbee Clavinet/Pianet
      • Native Instruments Scarbee MM-Bass
      • Native Instruments Scarbee Mark 1
      • Native Instruments The Finger
      • Native Instruments Traktor's 12
      • Native Instruments Upright Piano
      • Native Instruments Vienna Concert Grand
      • Native Instruments Vintage Organs

      Native Instruments Komplete 7

    • Slate Digital FG-X

      Slate Digital FG-X

    • Slate Digital Trigger 2

      Slate Digital Trigger 2

    • Slate Digital VCC Plugins

      Slate Digital VCC Plugins

    • Slate Digital Virtual Mix Buss

      Slate Digital Virtual Mix Buss

    • SoundToys TDM Effects Bundle
      • Soundtoys Crystallizer
      • Soundtoys EchoBoy
      • Soundtoys PhaseMistress
      • Soundtoys PitchDoctor
      • Soundtoys PurePitch
      • Soundtoys Speed
      • Soundtoys SoundBlender
      • Soundtoys Tremolator

      SoundToys TDM Effects Bundle

    • Waves Diamond
      • Waves AudioTrack Software Audio Processor
      • Waves C1 Parametric Compander
      • Waves C4 MultiBand Compressor
      • Waves Center Stereo Enhancer
      • Waves DeEsser
      • Waves Doppler
      • Waves Doubler
      • Waves Enigma Modulation Effects
      • Waves H-Comp Hybrid Compressor
      • Waves H-Delay Hybrid Delay
      • Waves IR-L Parametric Convolution Reverb
      • Waves L1 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves L2 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves L3 Multimaximizer
      • Waves L3LL Multimaximizer
      • Waves L3LL Ultramaximizer
      • Waves Linear Phase Equalizer Broadband
      • Waves Linear Phase Equalizer Lowband
      • Waves MV2 Dynamics Processor
      • Waves MaxxBass
      • Waves MaxxVolume
      • Waves MetaFlanger
      • Waves MondoMod
      • Waves Morphoder
      • Waves PAZ Psychoacoustic Analyzer
      • Waves PS22 Stereo Maker
      • Waves PuigTec EQP-1A Program EQ
      • Waves PuigTec MEQ-5 Midrange EQ
      • Waves Q-Clone EQ Modelling
      • Waves Q10 Paragraphic EQ
      • Waves Renaissance Axx
      • Waves Renaissance Bass
      • Waves Renaissance Channel
      • Waves Renaissance DeEsser
      • Waves Renaissance Equalizer
      • Waves Renaissance Reverb
      • Waves S1 Stereo Imager
      • Waves SoundShifter
      • Waves SuperTap 2-Tap
      • Waves SuperTap 6-Tap
      • Waves TransX MultiBand Transient Shaper
      • Waves TransX Wideband Transient Shaper
      • Waves TrueVerb
      • Waves Tune LT Vocal Pitch Correction
      • Waves UltraPitch
      • Waves V-Comp
      • Waves V-EQ3
      • Waves X-Click
      • Waves X-Hum
      • Waves X-Noise
      • Waves Z-Noise

      Waves Diamond