Dark Horse Recording

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The Lodge Equipment

  • Console
    • Martin Sound ACX 24-Channel Side Car

      Martin Sound ACX

      With AMS/Neve Flying Faders

    • Trident 80 Series

      Trident 80 Series

      With AMS/Neve Flying Faders

    • Digidesign C24

      Digidesign C24

  • DAW
    • Universal Audio Apollo 16

      Universal Audio Apollo 16

    • Avid 192 I/O (x3)

      Avid 192 I/O

    • 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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    • Avid HDX

      Avid HDX

    • Apple Mac Pro 8-Core

      Apple Mac Pro 8-Core

    • Avid Sync I/O

      Avid Sync I/O

    • Apogee AD 500 AD/DA Converter

      Apogee AD 500 AD/DA Converter

  • Monitors
    • Emotiva Stealth 8

      Emotiva Stealth 8

    • Behringer Powerplay P16 Personal Headphone Mixer + Extension (x9)

      Behringer Powerplay P16 Personal Headphone Mixer + Extension

    • Genelec 1039A Studio Monitors (x2)

      Genelec 1039A Studio Monitors

    • Yamaha NS10 Monitors (x2)

      Yamaha NS10 Monitors

    • Formula Sound Q10 Headphone Mixer (x8)

      Formula Sound Q10 Headphone Mixer

    • Genelec 1031A Studio Monitors (x2)

      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.

    • Crown CE1000 Power Amp

      Crown CE1000 Power Amp

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • Tube-Tech PE 1C Program EQ (x2)

      Tube-Tech PE 1C Program EQ

    • API 560 Graphic EQ (x2)

      API 560 Graphic EQ

      Originally conceived for use in API consoles of the ’60s and ’70s, the API 560 is a unique device designed to accomplish tasks that no other EQ can. Extremely fast to set and reset using accurate zero detents, the curve shaping potential of the 560 remains unmatched.

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    • API 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ (x4)

      API 550A Discrete 3 Band EQ

      Few equalizers enjoy the respect and admiration of the coveted API 550A. Designed by the now-legendary Saul Walker in the late '60s, the discrete 550A was first used as a modular OEM equalizer. As the industry rapidly embraced the sonic quality of the 550A, it quickly found its way into many custom console designs by Frank DeMedio and other leading engineers. Many of these consoles are still in use today.

    • BAE 1073 Mic Preamp (x6)

      BAE 1073 Mic Preamp

    • Telefunken V72 Mic Pre-Amp (x2)

      Telefunken V72 Mic Pre-Amp

      At the dawn of the 1960s, AEG-Telefunken was a major manufacturer of broadcast equipment, and their systems were found in radio stations around the globe. The venerable V72 and its relatives were an important part of these facilities: rugged, dependable, quality units that stayed in operation for decades, and are still highly valued today.

    • Sound Projects 828 Mic Preamp (x8)

      Sound Projects 828 Mic Preamp

    • Daking 52270 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Daking 52270 Mic Preamp

    • Vintech X81 Channel Strip (x4)

      Vintech X81 Channel Strip

    • API 312 Mic Preamp (x8)

      API 312 Mic Preamp

    • Amek 9098 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Amek 9098 Mic Preamp

  • Dynamics
    • Universal Audio 1176LN Compressor (x2)

      Universal Audio 1176LN Compressor

      Billed in the 1968 release as a “true peak limiter with all transistor circuitry and superior performance on all types of program material," the 1176’s major selling point was its ultra-fast attack time — a mere 0.00002 seconds at its fastest setting. It also offered contemporary design, featuring knobs with clear surrounds, pushbuttons, and a brushed aluminum face panel with a blue stripe near the VU meter — none of those then typical big Bakelite knobs in sight.

    • Tube-Tech CL 1B Opto Compressor (x2)

      Tube-Tech CL 1B Opto Compressor

    • SPL Transient Designer 4 Channel

      SPL Transient Designer 4 Channel

    • Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      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 904 Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      DBX 904 Compressor/Limiter

      The DBX 904 is a very special sounding unit that is very intuitive to use, and has awesome character. It is especially awesome because is has a balance control to dial in the right amount of compression.

    • DBX 903 Compressor/Limiter (x4)

      DBX 903 Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 902 De-esser (x3)

      DBX 902 De-esser

      The dbx 902 de-esser was introduced in the early 80's. It was available as a module for the 900 series racks, which can be compared to the now more popular 500 series format.

      Its ability to remove the harshness without degrading the overall tone made it very popular. It became a classic and most studios still have 902 de-essers in their racks today.

    • Amek 9098 Stereo Compressor (x2)

      Amek 9098 Stereo Compressor

    • Daking 91579 Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      Daking 91579 Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 165A Mono Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      DBX 165A Mono Compressor/Limiter

    • Aphex 662 Expander/Gate (x2)

      Aphex 662 Expander/Gate

    • 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.

    • ADL 1000 Tube Compressor/Limiter (x2)

      ADL 1000 Tube Compressor/Limiter

    • DBX 160S Compressor/Limiter

      DBX 160S Compressor/Limiter

  • Reverb
    • Roland SRV-330 Dimensional Space Reverb (x2)

      Roland SRV-330 Dimensional Space Reverb

    • Lexicon PCM91 Digital Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM91 Digital Effects Processor

  • Delays and FX Processors
    • Roland SDE-330 Digital Delay

      Roland SDE-330 Digital Delay

    • TC Electronics TC 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay/Effects Processor

      TC Electronics TC 2290 Dynamic Digital Delay/Effects Processor

    • Lexicon PCM 81 Multi-Effects Processor

      Lexicon PCM 81 Multi-Effects Processor

    • Eventide DSP4000 Harmonizer

      Eventide DSP4000 Harmonizer

    • BBE 862 Sonic Maximizer Signal Processor

      BBE 862 Sonic Maximizer Signal Processor

    • Aphex Aural Exciter 104

      Aphex Aural Exciter 104

  • Plugins
    • Valhalla Vintage Verb

      Valhalla Vintage Verb

    • Klanghelm MJUC compressors

      Klanghelm MJUC compressors

    • FabFilter Pro-Q 2

      FabFilter Pro-Q 2

    • Slate Digital Trigger 2 Plugins

      Slate Digital Trigger 2 Plugins

    • Steven Slate Everything Bundle All Plug-ins

      Steven Slate Everything Bundle All Plug-ins

    • iZotope Ozone 7

      iZotope Ozone 7