Ocean Way Nashville

"The Heart of Music Row"

Ocean Way Nashville Floorplan

Select a viewpoint below to check out the studio
Close Floorplan

Microphone list

  • Microphones
    • The following microphones are shared between the studios, and are subject to availability

      The following microphones are shared between the studios, and are subject to availability

    •  
    • AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon

      AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon

    • AKG C 12 (x4)

      AKG C 12

    • AKG C 414 B-ULS Condenser mic (x2)

      AKG C 414 B-ULS Condenser mic

      One of the most used condenser microphones in the world, coupling a 1-inch dual-diaphragm with Ultra Linear Series electronics to provide an extremely smooth frequency response.

      Buy this Gear
    • AKG C 414 EB (x6)

      AKG C 414 EB

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

      Buy this Gear
    • AKG C 451 E (x4)

      AKG C 451 E

      Boasting a low noise level with life-long sta­bility, the C-451 E is a newly developed condenser microphone using audio frequency circuitry with Field Effect Tran­sistors.

      Buy this Gear
    • AKG C 451 EB (x3)

      AKG C 451 EB

      Boasts an airy sound as well as a high overload limit, this handcrafted capsule and the low-noise preamp electronics ensure impressive results even under very harsh conditions.

      Buy this Gear
    • AKG D 112 (x2)

      AKG D 112

    • 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.

      Buy this Gear
    • AKG D 12 E (x3)

      AKG D 12 E

      The D 12 E provides full, rich bass and ensures clean, undistorted reproduction at high sound levels. Its unique sound established the D 12 as the world’s standard microphone for bass drum and bass instrument Recording. With a frequency response extending down to 40 Hz, and a slight peak in the 60 to 120 Hz range, the microphone does full justice to instruments ranging from Kick drums to Trombones.

    • AKG The Tube

      AKG The Tube

    • Audio Technica AT4080 Active Ribbon Microphone

      Audio Technica AT4080 Active Ribbon Microphone

    • Audio-Technica AT4033

      Audio-Technica AT4033

    • Audio-Technica AT4041

      Audio-Technica AT4041

    • Audio-Technica AT4047 (x2)

      Audio-Technica AT4047

    • Audio-Technica AT4050

      Audio-Technica AT4050

    • Audio-Technica AT4060

      Audio-Technica AT4060

    • Audio-Technica AT4081 (x2)

      Audio-Technica AT4081

    • Audio-Technica ATM25 (x4)

      Audio-Technica ATM25

    • Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon

      Beyerdynamic M 160 Ribbon

    • Beyerdynamic M 69 N (x3)

      Beyerdynamic M 69 N

    • Beyerdynamic M 500N

      Beyerdynamic M 500N

    • Coles 4038 (x2)

      Coles 4038

      The Coles 4038 Studio Ribbon Microphone is a British Broadcasting (BBC) design favourite 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.

      Buy this Gear
    • Crown PZM-30D (x3)

      Crown PZM-30D

    • DPA 4006 (x2)

      DPA 4006

    • Electrovoice RE 20 (x3)

      Electrovoice RE 20

      A firm favourite among broadcasters and sound engineers alike, the RE20 is a dynamic cardioid microphone with variable-D design, a heavy-duty internal pop filter, and an internal element shock-mount which reduces vibration-induced noise.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann KM 84i (x2)

      Neumann KM 84i

      The KM 84i is a small-diaphragm FET condenser with a fixed Cardioid pickup pattern. It was the world’s first phantom-powered microphone, built to run on 48v DC. Its design goal was to be as small as possible; the model name ‘KM’ stands for Kleine Mikrofon (“small microphone”). Although discontinued in 1992, the KM-84i remains a favorite of vintage mic enthusiasts for drum overheads and hi-hat applications.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann KM 86

      Neumann KM 86

    • Neumann KM 86i (x2)

      Neumann KM 86i

      The KM 86 is a multipattern FET condenser microphone with two KK84 small-diaphragm Cardioid capsules mounted back-to-back. This mic was essentially a phantom-powered FET version of the KM 66 tube mic; both models contained a switch on the mic body allows selection of Cardioid, Omnidirectional, or figure-of-8 polar patterns.

    • Neumann M 49

      Neumann M 49

    • Neumann M 50 (x3) (Studio A Only)

      Neumann M 50

    • Neumann SM 69 fet

      Neumann SM 69 fet

    • Neumann TLM 170 (x2)

      Neumann TLM 170

    • Neumann U 47 FET (x2)

      Neumann U 47 FET

      An essential contributor to sound recordings of the 1960s and 1970s this microphone decisively affected the spatial dimension of the sound and the tonal depth of countless productions.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann U 47 Valve

      Neumann U 47 Valve

      The Neumann U47 - one of the most famous vocal microphones since the late 40's. With a clear and pronounced high end this mic is favoured for vocals.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann U 67 Tube (x7)

      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.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann U 67 Tube (x2) with custom PSU

      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.

      Buy this Gear
    • Neumann U 87 (x8)

      Neumann U 87

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

      Buy this Gear
    • RCA 77-D Ribbon

      RCA 77-D Ribbon

    • RCA 77-DX Ribbon (x2)

      RCA 77-DX Ribbon

    • Royer R-121 Ribbon (x2)

      Royer R-121 Ribbon

      Unlike classic ribbon mics, the R-121 withstands close proximity to cranked up electric guitars and drums, whilst sharing similarities such as the figure of 8 pattern, warm tone, and a flat frequency response.

      Buy this Gear
    • Royer R-122 Ribbon (x2)

      Royer R-122 Ribbon

    • Schoeps CMC 5U (x2)

      Schoeps CMC 5U

    • Sennheiser MD 409 U3 (x4)

      Sennheiser MD 409 U3

    • Sennheiser MD 421-U (x14)

      Sennheiser MD 421-U

    • Sennheiser MKH 800 (x2)

      Sennheiser MKH 800

    • Shure SM57 Unidyne (x2)

      Shure SM57 Unidyne

    • Shure 556S

      Shure 556S

    • Shure SM48

      Shure SM48

    • Shure SM57 (x14)

      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.

      Buy this Gear
    • Shure SM58

      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.

      Buy this Gear
    • Shure SM7 (x2)

      Shure SM7

    • Sony C-37A Valve Microphone

      Sony C-37A Valve Microphone

    • Sony C-800G (x2)

      Sony C-800G

    • Studer SKM5 (x4)

      Studer SKM5

    • Telefunken ELA M 251 (x2)

      Telefunken ELA M 251

Get Social