Maltbarn Studios

"A writing studio in an isolated, stunning location in Mid-Wales"

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Equipment

  • Console
    • Neve 5315 1977 24 channel

      Neve 5315

      Neve 5315 1977 24 channel with solo-in-place stereo bus pre-fade insertion and 24 transformer direct outs mod serviced and mods by Blake Devitt

    • Midas Venice F 16 channel

      Midas Venice F

  • DAW
    • Avid Pro Tools 11 Native

      Avid Pro Tools 11

    • UAD Apollo Twin Thunderbolt providing 16 inputs and 16 outputs

      UAD Apollo Twin Thunderbolt

    • Apple iMac 3.5GHz 32GB RAM 27"

      Apple iMac

    • Ableton Live 9

      Ableton Live 9

      Live is software for creating musical ideas, turning them into finished songs, and even taking them onto the stage.

      With two views - the classic Arrangement View, where musical ideas are laid out along a timeline, and the unique Session View, where you can improvise and quickly experiment with musical ideas - Live is a fast, fun, intuitive way to make music.

    • Apple Final Cut

      Apple Final Cut

    • Avid Pro Tools 9

      Avid Pro Tools 9

    • MOTU MIDI Express XT USB MIDI Interface

      MOTU MIDI Express XT USB MIDI Interface

  • Multitrack Recording
    • Studer A820 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder (currently unavailable)

      Studer A820 2" 24 Track Tape Recorder

  • Monitoring
    • PMC LB1 with a sub bass unit 5.1 possible

      PMC

  • Mic Pres and Equalisers
    • Audix 1975 B100 6 Channel Mic Preamp

      Audix 1975 B100 6 Channel Mic Preamp

    • EMI RED 47 Analogue Addicts Mic Preamp (x5)

      EMI RED 47 Analogue Addicts Mic Preamp

      EMI REDD 47 Analogue Addicts Mic/Line Pre

    • Neve 33115 EQ (x24)

      Neve 33115 EQ

    • Neve 33135 Mic Preamp (x2)

      Neve 33135 Mic Preamp

  • Dynamics
    • Universal Audio 1176 Compressor

      Universal Audio 1176 Compressor

    • Smart Research C1 Stereo Compressor Stereo

      Smart Research C1 Stereo Compressor

    • Standard Audio Level-OR Limiter

      Standard Audio Level-OR Limiter

    • Standard Audio Stretch Compressor

      Standard Audio Stretch Compressor

  • Reverbs
    • Eventide Space Reverb Multi-Effect Pedal

      Eventide Space Reverb Multi-Effect Pedal

    • Telefunken Echomixer Spring Reverb

      Telefunken Echomixer Spring Reverb

  • Delays and FX Processors
    • Wem Watkins Copicat Tape Echo

      Wem Watkins Copicat Tape Echo

    • Echoplex Tape Delay

      Echoplex Tape Delay

    • Eventide Modfactor Modulation Effects Pedal

      Eventide Modfactor Modulation Effects Pedal

    • Eventide PitchFactor Harmonizer Guitar Effects Pedal

      Eventide PitchFactor Harmonizer Guitar Effects Pedal

    • Eventide Timefactor Twin Delay Effects Pedal

      Eventide Timefactor Twin Delay Effects Pedal

    • Moog Ladder Filter

      Moog Ladder Filter

    • Thermionic Culture The Solo Vulture Valve Distortion

      Thermionic Culture The Solo Vulture Valve Distortion

  • Microphones
    • AKG 414

      AKG 414

    • Coles 4033

      Coles 4033

    • Neumann U 87 Ai (x2)

      Neumann U 87 Ai

      The U 87 Ai condenser microphone is a large diaphragm microphone with three polar patterns and a unique frequency and transient response characteristic. Users recognize the microphone immediately by its distinctive design. It is a good choice for most general purpose applications in studios, for broadcasting, film and television.

    • STC Coles 4038 (x2)

      STC Coles 4038

    • Sennheiser 421 (x2)

      Sennheiser 421

    • Shure BETA 58

      Shure BETA 58

    • Shure Beta 52

      Shure Beta 52

    • Shure Beta 56A

      Shure Beta 56A

      The Beta 56A premium microphone that is ideally suited for the professional musician looking to mic up their snare and toms, either on stage or in the studio. It can also be used with other instruments such as guitar and bass amps, brass and a saxophone amongst others.

    • 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 SM58 (x2)

      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 SM7

      Shure SM7

    • Telefunken CU-29 Copperhead

      Telefunken CU-29 Copperhead

    • Turner vintage mics (x3)

      Turner vintage mics

  • DIs
    • Radial X-Amp Active Re-amp Box

      Radial X-Amp Active Re-amp Box

    • Samson S-Direct Active DI Box

      Samson S-Direct Active DI Box

  • Guitars and Bass
    • Eccleshall Les paul

      Eccleshall Les paul

    • Eccleshall SG

      Eccleshall SG

    • Eccleshall vintage acoustic

      Eccleshall vintage acoustic

    • Fender Telecaster

      Fender Telecaster

    • Fender Telecaster Blonde '52 reissue

      Fender Telecaster

    • Gibson ES-150

      Gibson ES-150

    • Guild S-100

      Guild S-100

    • Guild S-50

      Guild S-50

    • Guild T-100

      Guild T-100

  • Keyboards and Synthesisers
    • Bluthner Grand 1930s

      Bluthner Grand 1930s

      Great sounding 1930s piano

    • Elektron Analog Four

      Elektron Analog Four

    • Elektron Octatrack

      Elektron Octatrack

    • Ensoniq ASR-10

      Ensoniq ASR-10

    • Ensoniq ASR-10 Rack

      Ensoniq ASR-10 Rack

    • Fender Rhodes 88 vintage 1970s

      Fender Rhodes 88 vintage 1970s

      Rhodes 88 formerly belonging to Yes restored by Klassic Keys

    • Hammond M102

      Hammond M102

    • Leslie 870 Rotating Speaker

      Leslie 870 Rotating Speaker

    • Moog Model 15 Modular synth

      Moog Model 15 Modular synth

      One of only 150 made

    • Moog Sub 37 Sequecer/Analog Synth/

      Moog Sub 37 Sequecer/Analog Synth/

    • Receptor Quattro multi instrument rack module

      Receptor Quattro multi instrument rack module

    • Wurlitzer valve vintage 1960s

      Wurlitzer valve vintage 1960s

      Wurlitzer 145 restored by klassic Keys

    • Yamaha Upright

      Yamaha Upright

  • Backline
    • Fender Bassman Vintage 1959

      Fender Bassman

    • Fender Champion Vintage 1966

      Fender Champion

    • Fender Dual Showman Vintage 1970s

      Fender Dual Showman

    • John Beer Beer Amp MP-20RH 22 Watt

      John Beer Beer Amp MP-20RH 22 Watt

    • Vox AC30 1967 JMI

      Vox AC30 1967 JMI

    • Vox AC30 head

      Vox AC30 head

    • WEM Westminster Modern John Beer re-issue

      WEM Westminster

    • Watkins Dominator 35

      Watkins Dominator 35

    • Watkins Westminster 1958

      Watkins Westminster 1958

  • Drums
    • Premier Drum Kit vintage XPX rock kit. Red gloss wrap with birch shells

      Premier Drum Kit

    • 22" Kick / 14.5" Snare / 13" Rack Tom / 16" Floor Tom

      22" Kick / 14.5" Snare / 13" Rack Tom / 16" Floor Tom

    • Zildjian 14" Scimitar Hi-Hats

      Zildjian 14" Scimitar Hi-Hats

    • Paiste 18" 2002 Crash

      Paiste 18" 2002 Crash

    • Paiste 17" 3000 Crash

      Paiste 17" 3000 Crash

    • Unbranded 22" Ride

      Unbranded 22" Ride

    • Elektron RYTM

      Elektron RYTM

  • Plugins
    • Arturia V Collection
      • Arturia ARP2600 V2
      • Arturia Analog Factory
      • Arturia CS-80 V2
      • Arturia Jupiter-8 V2
      • Arturia Minimoog V2
      • Arturia Oberheim SEM V
      • Arturia Prophet V2
      • Arturia Spark Vintage Vintage Drum Machines
      • Arturia Wurlitzer V

      Arturia V Collection

    • Avid BF-76

      Avid BF-76

    • Avid Channel Strip

      Avid Channel Strip

    • Avid Click

      Avid Click

    • Avid Dither

      Avid Dither

    • Avid Dynamics III

      Avid Dynamics III

    • Avid EQ III

      Avid EQ III

    • Avid Eleven Free

      Avid Eleven Free

    • Avid Lo-Fi

      Avid Lo-Fi

    • Avid Maxim

      Avid Maxim

    • Avid Mod Delay II

      Avid Mod Delay II

    • Avid POWr Dither

      Avid POWr Dither

    • Avid Pitch

      Avid Pitch

    • Avid Recti-Fi

      Avid Recti-Fi

    • Avid SansAmp PSA-1

      Avid SansAmp PSA-1

    • Avid Sci-Fi

      Avid Sci-Fi

    • Avid Signal Generator

      Avid Signal Generator

    • Avid Time Adjuster

      Avid Time Adjuster

    • Avid Trim

      Avid Trim

    • IK Multimedia CSR Classik Studio Reverb

      IK Multimedia CSR Classik Studio Reverb

    • IK Multimedia T-RackS

      IK Multimedia T-RackS

    • Massey L2007 Mastering Limiter

      Massey L2007 Mastering Limiter

    • Massey TapeHead Saturator

      Massey TapeHead Saturator

    • Native Instruments Komplete 9
      • Native Instruments Abbey Road 60s Drums
      • Native Instruments Absynth 5
      • Native Instruments Battery 4
      • Native Instruments Berlin Concert Grand
      • Native Instruments FM8
      • Native Instruments Guitar Rig 5 Pro
      • Native Instruments Kontakt 5
      • Native Instruments Massive
      • Native Instruments Monark
      • Native Instruments New York Concert Grand
      • Native Instruments Rammfire
      • Native Instruments Reaktor 5
      • Native Instruments Reaktor Prism
      • Native Instruments Reaktor Spark
      • Native Instruments Reflektor
      • Native Instruments Retro Machines Mk2
      • Native Instruments Scarbee A-200
      • Native Instruments Scarbee Clavinet/Pianet
      • Native Instruments Scarbee MM-Bass
      • Native Instruments Scarbee Mark 1
      • Native Instruments Sessions Strings
      • Native Instruments Solid Bus Comp
      • Native Instruments Solid Dynamics
      • Native Instruments Studio Drummer
      • Native Instruments The Finger
      • Native Instruments The Giant
      • Native Instruments Traktor's 12
      • Native Instruments Transient Master
      • Native Instruments Upright Piano
      • Native Instruments Vienna Concert Grand
      • Native Instruments Vintage Organs
      • Native Instruments West Africa

      Native Instruments Komplete 9

    • Slate Digital FG-X

      Slate Digital FG-X

    • Slate Digital Virtual Tape Machines

      Slate Digital Virtual Tape Machines

    • Soundtoys Native Effects V4
      • Soundtoys Crystallizer
      • Soundtoys Decapitator
      • Soundtoys EchoBoy
      • Soundtoys FilterFreak
      • Soundtoys PanMan
      • Soundtoys PhaseMistress
      • Soundtoys Speed
      • Soundtoys Tremolator

      Soundtoys Native Effects V4

    • Synthology Ivory Pianos

      Synthology Ivory Pianos

    • UAD 1176 classic limiter collection

      UAD 1176 classic limiter collection

    • UAD 610-A Tube Preamp & EQ Unison Channel Strip

      UAD 610-A Tube Preamp & EQ Unison Channel Strip

    • UAD 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ Unison Channel Strip

      UAD 610-B Tube Preamp & EQ Unison Channel Strip

    • UAD CS-1 Channel Strip

      UAD CS-1 Channel Strip

    • UAD EMT 140

      UAD EMT 140

    • UAD Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection

      UAD Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection

    • UAD Lexicon 224

      UAD Lexicon 224

    • UAD Precision Enhancer

      UAD Precision Enhancer

    • UAD Pultec Passive EQ Collection EQ

      UAD Pultec Passive EQ Collection EQ

    • UAD RealVerb-Pro

      UAD RealVerb-Pro

    • UAD Roland RE-201

      UAD Roland RE-201

    • UAD Softube Bass Amp Room

      UAD Softube Bass Amp Room

    • UAD Softube Vintage Amp Room

      UAD Softube Vintage Amp Room

    • UAD Teleronics LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection

      UAD Teleronics LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection

    • Waves Abbey Road Collection

      Waves Abbey Road Collection