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Studio 1 equipment

  • Desk
    • AMS Neve Genesys G64

      AMS Neve Genesys G64

      Genesys, hand-built in the UK, combines superb analogue design and true Neve preamp circuitry with hands-on DAW control and connectivity for Pro Tools, etc. In its basic 16-fader configuration you get 16 channels of mic/line preamps plus 16 channels of DAW mixing and 32-channel analogue summing at mix down, eight auxiliary buses, eight group buses and 5.1 monitoring. Add the legendary sounding Neve analogue EQ and dynamics cassettes and you can instantly recall these settings too. Just think of the reconfiguration time that saves when you’re juggling multiple projects in your studio.

  • Computers & Software
    • Apple Logic Pro X

      Apple Logic Pro X

      Jump-start your ideas any way you want. Begin with drums. Explore samples and loops. Add virtually any software instrument to your arrangement. And with 64-bit architecture, you’ll have the power you need to handle projects of any size.

    • Apple Mac Pro 3GHz 8-Core 32GB Ram

      Apple Mac Pro 3GHz 8-Core 32GB Ram

  • Monitoring
    • Yamaha NS10M Monitors (x2)

      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.

    • Barefoot MicroMain27 Studio Monitors (x2) Gen 2

      Barefoot MicroMain27 Studio Monitors

      These 3.5-way active monitors have been taking the recording industry by storm in recent years. With first generation MM27s sitting pretty in Miloco’s The Red Room, The Church, Angelic and The Pool studios, you know you’re in safe hands with these speakers. Paul Epworth in fact has two pairs in his Church Studios complex!

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  • Headphones
    • Beyerdynamic DT100 Studio Headset (x4)

      Beyerdynamic DT100 Studio Headset

      The DT 100 series is used throughout the world for audio recording and monitoring in studios, news gathering, film and TV production and live events. The headphones are exceptionally comfortable with a soft headband and ear pads. A high level of ambient noise attenuation is achieved with the closed design of the ear cups.

    • Beyerdynamic DT250 Headphones

      Beyerdynamic DT250 Headphones

      The DT 250 is a lightweight, low profile design, closed dynamic headphone offering good ambient noise isolation. The powerful neodymium magnet systems provide high-fidelity reproduction and a balanced sound. The headband and earphone cushioning system have been carefully designed for maximum comfort and unobtrusive style.

    • Beyerdynamic DT770 Studio Headphones (x2)

      Beyerdynamic DT770 Studio Headphones

    • Hear Technologies Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System (x4)

      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.

    • Hear Technologies Hear Back Hub

      Hear Technologies Hear Back Hub

  • Outboard/Effects
    • 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
    • AKG C 451 B/ST Stereo Pair

      AKG C 451 B/ST Stereo Pair

    • AKG C 1000 S (x2)

      AKG C 1000 S

    • AKG C 414 TL2 (x2)

      AKG C 414 TL2

    • AKG D 112

      AKG D 112

    • AKG D 12 E

      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.

    • Audix D6

      Audix D6

    • 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.

    • Electrovoice RE 20

      Electrovoice RE 20

      The RE20 dynamic cardioid microphone is truly an industry standard, a firm favorite among broadcasters and sound engineers worldwide. Its popularity also extends into music production as a premium grade instrument microphone. Its Variable-D design and heavy-duty internal pop filter excel for close-in voice work, while an internal element shock-mount reduces vibration-induced noise.

    • Josephson e22S

      Josephson e22S

    • Manley Reference Valve Microphone

      Manley Reference Valve Microphone

    • Neumann TLM 102

      Neumann TLM 102

    • SE Electronics 2200A

      SE Electronics 2200A

    • SE Electronics Rupert Neve R1

      SE Electronics Rupert Neve R1

    • SE Electronics T2

      SE Electronics T2

    • Sennheiser MD 421 N

      Sennheiser MD 421 N

    • Shure KSM9HS

      Shure KSM9HS

    • 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.

    • Sontronics Apollo

      Sontronics Apollo

      The open basket design, inspired by the silhouette of a skyscraper, allows the APOLLO to soak up every nuance of your recording, capturing the whole ambience and resulting in a truly complete sound. If you wish, you can choose to use just one channel of APOLLO in mono recordings, making it a truly versatile microphone.

    • Sontronics STC-1

      Sontronics STC-1

      The Sontronics STC-1 pencil-style condenser mic is perfectly suited to recording instruments of any kind: guitars, strings, wind, brass, ethnic, drums or percussion. Thanks to
      its three-stage filter and pad switches, the cardioid-pattern STC-1 is one of the most flexible microphones in its class and gives impressive, professional studio-quality results for an affordabe price.

    • Sontronics Sigma Ribbon

      Sontronics Sigma Ribbon

      Ribbon microphones are renowned for their smooth, uncoloured audio characteristics but most are 'passive' which means they have a transformer-based output, making it difficult to achieve consistency when using different preamps. Sigma, however, is phantom-powered and operates just like any other Sontronics condenser mic, allowing you to plug and play with practically any preamp. You simply connect the microphone to any source supplying 48V phantom power and away you go.

    • Telefunken AK 47 MkII

      Telefunken AK 47 MkII

  • Guitars & Basses
    • 3/4 Size Double Bass

      3/4 Size Double Bass

    • Antoria Banjo


    • Atkin Cuckoo Acoustic

      Atkin Cuckoo

    • Atkin Dustbowl (x2) Acoustic

      Atkin Dustbowl

    • Burns Barracuda Electric Baritone

      Burns Barracuda

    • Danelectro '59 Electric

      Danelectro '59

    • Del Arte Gypsy Acoustic

      Del Arte Gypsy

    • Dobro Acoustic Resonator


    • EKO Bass Guitar Acoustic Fretless

      EKO Bass Guitar

    • Fender Jazz Bass

      Fender Jazz Bass

    • Fender Jazzmaster Electric

      Fender Jazzmaster

    • Fender Telecaster Bass Guitar

      Fender Telecaster Bass Guitar

    • Gibson Les Paul

      Gibson Les Paul

    • Hagstrom F200P Electric

      Hagstrom F200P

    • Hagstrom Swede Electric

      Hagstrom Swede

    • Hagstrom Tremar Electric

      Hagstrom Tremar

    • Lowden LSE II Acoustic

      Lowden LSE II

    • Paul Reed Smith Custom Electric

      Paul Reed Smith Custom

    • Rainmundo Spanish Acoustic

      Rainmundo Spanish

    • Ukulele (x2)


    • Washburn Mandolin

      Washburn Mandolin

    • Washburn Parlour Acoustic

      Washburn Parlour Acoustic

  • Amplifiers
    • Fender Champ Amp

      Fender Champ Amp

    • Orange Tiny terror

      Orange Tiny terror

    • Rivera 2x12 Cabs (x2)

      Rivera 2x12 Cabs

    • Standel 25L15

      Standel 25L15

    • Voyce Custom AC15

      Voyce Custom AC15

    • Voyce Custom JTM45

      Voyce Custom JTM45

  • Keyboards
    • Fender Rhodes '73

      Fender Rhodes '73

    • Steinway K52 Upright

      Steinway K52 Upright

    • Vox Jaguar

      Vox Jaguar

    • Wurlitzer


  • Plugins
    • Audio Ease Altiverb 7

      Audio Ease Altiverb 7

    • Audio Ease Speakerphone

      Audio Ease Speakerphone

    • Celemony Melodyne Editor

      Celemony Melodyne Editor

    • Celemony Melodyne Studio

      Celemony Melodyne Studio

    • DMGAudio EQuilibrium

      DMGAudio EQuilibrium

    • EastWest PLAY

      EastWest PLAY

    • Izotope Ozone 5

      Izotope Ozone 5

    • Native Instruments Komplete 9 Ultimate

      Native Instruments Komplete 9 Ultimate

    • Propellerhead ReCycle!

      Propellerhead ReCycle!

    • Scuffham S-Gear

      Scuffham S-Gear

    • Slate Digital VMR

      Slate Digital VMR

    • Slate Raven MTX

      Slate Raven MTX

    • Spectrasonics Omnisphere

      Spectrasonics Omnisphere

    • Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

      Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

    • Spectrasonics Trilian

      Spectrasonics Trilian

    • Spitfire Audio Producer Portfolio

      Spitfire Audio Producer Portfolio

    • Toontrack EZdrummer

      Toontrack EZdrummer

    • Universal Audio All UAD-2 Plug-ins

      Universal Audio All UAD-2 Plug-ins

    • Waves Mercury

      Waves Mercury

    • iZotope Stutter Edit

      iZotope Stutter Edit