DAFT Recording Studios

"Welcome Home to one of Europe's biggest residential recording studios, in the middle of nature."

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Equipment

  • Room Dimensions
    • Live Room: 15m x12m x 8m (180sqm)

      Live Room: 15m x12m x 8m (180sqm)

    • Drum Booth: 6m x 6m x 3m (36sqm)

      Drum Booth: 6m x 6m x 3m (36sqm)

    • Guitar Booth: 6m x 3m x 25m (18sqm)

      Guitar Booth: 6m x 3m x 25m (18sqm)

  • Console
    • Rupert Neve Designs 5088

      Rupert Neve Designs 5088

    • Cadac A-Series 1972 15 Channel Sidecar

      Cadac A-Series

  • Multitrack Recorder
    • Avid Protools HDX 48in/48out

      Avid Protools HDX 48in/48out

  • Monitoring
    • Quested S8 Active Studio Monitor (x2)

      Quested S8 Active Studio Monitor

      Two class A-B amplifiers, with a linear power supply, capable of delivering a total of 370 Watts RMS makes the S8 the most powerful 2-way monitor available. Twin doubled flared ports in a compact reflex enclosure help keep the dimensions to a minimum.

    • Bowers & Wilkins 800 D3 Speakers (x2)

      Bowers & Wilkins 800 D3 Speakers

  • Personal Monitoring
    • Behringer Powerplay P16 Personal Headphone Mixer + Extension (x6)

      Behringer Powerplay P16 Personal Headphone Mixer + Extension

  • Headphones
    • Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro Studio Headphones (x12)

      Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro Studio Headphones

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • Focusrite Red 4 Mic Preamp

      Focusrite Red 4 Mic Preamp

    • Rupert Neve 5052 Mic Preamp (x24)

      Rupert Neve 5052 Mic Preamp

    • Cadac A-Series 1972 Mic Preamp (x15)

      Cadac A-Series 1972 Mic Preamp

    • Rupert Neve Design Shelford 5052 Mic Preamp/Inductor EQ (x32)

      Rupert Neve Design Shelford 5052 Mic Preamp/Inductor EQ

    • DBX 120XP Subharmonic Synthesizer

      DBX 120XP Subharmonic Synthesizer

      The 120XP has been specifically optimised to enhance bass audio material for use in a variety of professional applications. It's two separate bands of subharmonic synthesis provide the best combination of smoothness and control.

    • Oram Sonics HD-EQ EQ

      Oram Sonics HD-EQ EQ

    • Pultec HLF-3C Passive Filter (x2)

      Pultec HLF-3C Passive Filter

    • Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

      Pultec MEQ-5 EQ

    • Tube-Tech PE 1A Program EQ

      Tube-Tech PE 1A Program EQ

    • Rupert Neve Designs 5052 EQ (x24)

      Rupert Neve Designs 5052 EQ

  • Dynamics
    • Tube-Tech CL 1A Tube Compressor

      Tube-Tech CL 1A Tube Compressor

      The CL 1A delivers a very musical and smooth compression, preserving the clarity of the source even at extreme settings, and this is where CL 1B really stands out compared to other compressors.
      Furthermore, the operation is very intuitive, enabling you to achieve your goal achieve your goal quickly and easily.

    • Drawmer 1960 2 Channel Mic Preamp/Compressor

      Drawmer 1960 2 Channel Mic Preamp/Compressor

    • DBX 165 Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      DBX 165 Compressor/Limiter

    • Joemeek Stereo Compressor

      Joemeek Stereo Compressor

      Rev 1.07

    • Rupert Neve Designs Shelford 5051 EQ/Compressor (x9)

      Rupert Neve Designs Shelford 5051 EQ/Compressor

    • Tube-Tech LCA 2A Stereo Compressor

      Tube-Tech LCA 2A Stereo Compressor

    • Urei 1176 Black Face Compressor

      Urei 1176 Black Face Compressor

    • Urei LA-3A Compressor (x2)

      Urei LA-3A Compressor

    • Urei LA-4 Compressor (x2)

      Urei LA-4 Compressor

  • Reverbs
    • Lexicon PCM80 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM80 Digital Effects Processor

    • Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System

      Lexicon 480L Digital Effects System

      Usually seen sitting on top of the console in many studios, the 480L reverb was released in 1986. Lexicon are considered to be the pioneers of digital reverb, so you can expect some excellent sounds from this unit.

    • AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb (x2)

      AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb

      The AMS RMX16 was the world's first microprocessor-controlled, full-bandwidth, digital reverberator. Heard on hundreds — if not thousands — of seminal recordings from the 1980s onward, the RMX16 is still found in nearly every major recording studio the world over.

    • Yamaha REV5 Digital Reverb

      Yamaha REV5 Digital Reverb

    • Roland SRV-2000 Digital Reverb

      Roland SRV-2000 Digital Reverb

    • Klark Teknik DN50 Spring Reverb

      Klark Teknik DN50 Spring Reverb

    • Lexicon LXP-15 Signal Processor

      Lexicon LXP-15 Signal Processor

    • Lexicon PCM60 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM60 Digital Effects Processor

      The Lexicon PCM 60 is a high performance digital reverb designed to be used with a wide range of instruments. It boasts a clean sound and a high quality reverb sound.

    • Lexicon PCM90 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM90 Digital Effects Processor

  • FX Processors
    • Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

      Roland SDD-320 Dimension D Vintage Chorus

    • TC Electronic System 6000

      TC Electronic System 6000

    • Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer

      Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer

      The Eventide H3000 Ultra-Harmonizer is a family of products based around a multi-purpose programmable, digital audio signal processor. The Eventide H3000 is fully MIDI controllable, with click less, real-time MIDI control. This amazing device has all these effects, and more, at your finger tips.

    • Eventide H3000 SE Ultra-Harmonizer

      Eventide H3000 SE Ultra-Harmonizer

    • Ensoniq DP/4+ Parallel Effects Processor

      Ensoniq DP/4+ Parallel Effects Processor

    • Yamaha SPX1000 Multi Effcets Processor (x2)

      Yamaha SPX1000 Multi Effcets Processor

      The SPX990 has 80 spectacular presets which includes natural reverbs, gates and delay & echoes. These all run through a clean and transparent system.

    • Yamaha SPX90 Multi Effects Processor (x2)

      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.

  • Delays
    • TC Electronic 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay (x2)

      TC Electronic 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay

    • Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

      Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay Processor

    • Roland SDE-1000 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-1000 Digital Delay

    • Roland SDE-2000 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-2000 Digital Delay

    • Roland SDE-3000A Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-3000A Digital Delay

    • AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

      AMS DMX 15-80S Digital Delay

    • Lexicon Super Prime Time Digital Delay

      Lexicon Super Prime Time Digital Delay

      The Lexicon 'Super Prime Time' Model 97 is IMHO the most cosmic and inspiring digital delay ever created. This box is not just a simple delay for the non-rocket scientist as some may claim but is actually a rich well of complex tonal joy. Like an old Minimoog it is inspiring to use and has real-time easy-to-grab and manipulate controls.

    • Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo

      Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo

      The Roland RE-501 was the last tape effect that Roland produced as the introduction of digital delay and reverb was quickly replacing the older style tape effects. The RE-501 was built using Roland's free running tape system that minimized wow and flutter and extended the life of the tape for more than 300 hours of use.

  • Microphones
    • Neumann U 47 FET (x2)

      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 (x2)

      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 M 269 Tube (x2)

      Neumann M 269 Tube

    • Neumann CMV-563 (x2)

      Neumann CMV-563

      The Kondensator-Mikrofon CMV 563 is a tube condenser bottle microphone manufactured by the division of the Georg Neumann company in Gefell, East Germany, which has since been renamed Microtech Gefell. The mic was made from 1956-1971, then reintroduced in 2011.

    • Neumann U 87 (x2)

      Neumann U 87

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

    • Sony C-48 (x2)

      Sony C-48

    • AKG C 12B Nuvistor (x2)

      AKG C 12B Nuvistor

    • AKG C 451 EB (x4)

      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 451 E (x3)

      AKG C 451 E

      The AKG C-451 E is a newly developed Condenser Microphone System using audio frequency circuitry with Field Effect Tran­sisters. Low noise level, extremely high reliability and life-long sta­bility are inherent features of the C-451 E.

    • 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 D 12

      AKG D 12

      AKG's classic mic. It brings the full solid thud sound which was very popular with drummers in the 50's.

    • RCA 44-BX Ribbon

      RCA 44-BX Ribbon

    • RCA 77-DX Ribbon

      RCA 77-DX Ribbon

    • STC Coles 4038 (x2)

      STC Coles 4038

    • Royer R 121 (x2)

      Royer R 121

    • Sennheiser MD 421

      Sennheiser MD 421

    • Shure Beta 52A

      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.

    • 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 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 SM57 (x4)

      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.

    • Electrovoice RE-20

      Electrovoice RE-20

  • Guitar Amps
    • Fender Super Amp 1962

      Fender Super Amp 1962

    • Fender Super Amp 1955

      Fender Super Amp 1955

    • Selmer Futurama

      Selmer Futurama

    • Marshall Super Lead 100

      Marshall Super Lead 100

    • Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

      Fender Twin Reverb Silverface

  • Bass Amplifiers
    • Acoustic 370 Amplifier

      Acoustic 370 Amplifier

    • Ampeg B-15 Portaflex

      Ampeg B-15 Portaflex

    • Ampeg B-25B

      Ampeg B-25B

    • Fender Bassman Cabinet

      Fender Bassman Cabinet

  • Drums
    • Premier Spirit of Lily LTD.

      Premier Spirit of Lily LTD.

    • Rogers vintage kit

      Rogers vintage kit

    • Ludwig Oyster vintage

      Ludwig Oyster vintage

    • Joe Montineri piccolo

      Joe Montineri piccolo

    • Sabian Paragon

      Sabian Paragon

      crashes hihats and rides

    • Slingerland Radio King 14'" x 5"

      Slingerland Radio King 14'" x 5"

    • Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum

      Ludwig Supraphonic Snare Drum

    • Ludwig timbales

      Ludwig timbales

  • Keyboards
    • Mellotron M300

      Mellotron M300

    • Fender Rhodes '73

      Fender Rhodes '73

    • Hammond C3

      Hammond C3

    • Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet (x2)

      Leslie 122 Speaker Cabinet

    • Farfisa Compact Duo

      Farfisa Compact Duo

    • American Organ Harmonium

      American Organ Harmonium

    • Wurlitzer Reed Organ

      Wurlitzer Reed Organ

    • Philips Philicorda Organ

      Philips Philicorda Organ

  • Synthesizers
    • Korg Mono/Poly Vintage synthesiser

      Korg Mono/Poly Vintage synthesiser

    • Korg MS-10 Analogue Synth.

      Korg MS-10 Analogue Synth.

    • Korg VC-10 Vocoder

      Korg VC-10 Vocoder

    • Access Virus TI Rack

      Access Virus TI Rack

  • Plugins
    • Antares Auto-Tune Evo

      Antares Auto-Tune Evo

    • Avid AIR Tools
      • Avid AIR Chorus
      • Avid AIR Distortion
      • Avid AIR Dynamic Delay
      • Avid AIR Enhancer
      • Avid AIR Ensemble
      • Avid AIR Filter Gate
      • Avid AIR Flanger
      • Avid AIR Frequency Shifter
      • Avid AIR FuzzWah
      • Avid AIR KillEQ
      • Avid AIR Lo-Fi
      • Avid AIR Multi-Delay
      • Avid AIR MultiChorus
      • Avid AIR Nonlinear Reverb
      • Avid AIR Phaser
      • Avid AIR Reverb
      • Avid AIR Spring Reverb
      • Avid AIR StereoWidth
      • Avid AIR Talkbox
      • Avid AIR Vintage Filter

      Avid AIR Tools

    • Sonnox Oxford Inflator

      Sonnox Oxford Inflator

    • Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser

      Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser

    • Sonnox Oxford Reverb

      Sonnox Oxford Reverb

    • Sonnox Oxford Transient Modulator

      Sonnox Oxford Transient Modulator

    • Sonnox Oxford Limiter

      Sonnox Oxford Limiter

    • Sonnox Oxford EQ

      Sonnox Oxford EQ

    • SoundToys 5
      • Soundtoys Crystallizer
      • Soundtoys Decapitator
      • Soundtoys Devil Loc Deluxe
      • Soundtoys Devil-Loc
      • Soundtoys EchoBoy
      • Soundtoys Effects Rack 5
      • Soundtoys FilterFreak
      • Soundtoys Little AlterBoy
      • Soundtoys Little MicroShift
      • Soundtoys Little PrimalTap
      • Soundtoys Little Radiator
      • Soundtoys MicroShift
      • Soundtoys PanMan
      • Soundtoys PitchBlender
      • Soundtoys Radiator
      • Soundtoys Tremolator

      SoundToys 5

    • Waves Platinum
      • Waves AudioTrack Software Audio Processor
      • Waves C1 Parametric Compander
      • Waves C4 MultiBand Compressor
      • Waves DeEsser
      • Waves Doppler
      • Waves Doubler
      • Waves Enigma Modulation Effects
      • Waves H-Comp Hybrid Compressor
      • Waves H-Delay Hybrid Delay
      • Waves H-EQ Hybrid EQ
      • Waves IR-L Parametric Convolution Reverb
      • Waves IR1 Parametric Convolution Reverb
      • Waves L1 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves L2 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves L3 Ultramaximizer
      • Waves L360 Surround Limiter
      • Waves L3LL Ultramaximizer
      • Waves Linear Phase Equalizer Broadband
      • Waves Linear Phase Equalizer Lowband
      • Waves Linear Phase MultiBand
      • Waves MV2 Dynamics Processor
      • Waves MaxxVolume
      • Waves MetaFlanger
      • Waves MondoMod
      • Waves PS22 Stereo Maker
      • Waves PuigTec EQP-1A Program EQ
      • Waves PuigTec MEQ-5 Midrange EQ
      • Waves Q10 Paragraphic EQ
      • Waves Renaissance Axx
      • Waves Renaissance Bass
      • Waves Renaissance Channel
      • Waves Renaissance Compressor
      • Waves Renaissance DeEsser
      • Waves Renaissance Equalizer
      • Waves Renaissance Reverb
      • Waves Renaissance Vox
      • Waves S1 Stereo Imager
      • Waves SuperTap 2-Tap
      • Waves SuperTap 6-Tap
      • Waves TrueVerb
      • Waves Tune LT Vocal Pitch Correction
      • Waves UltraPitch
      • Waves V-Comp
      • Waves V-EQ3
      • Waves V-EQ4

      Waves Platinum