Equipment Inside and Outside of the Studio:

Focused on balancing the needs of capability and comfort for up to 5pc bands and high quality live / mobile recording.

Computer(s):  Mixing and Mobile

21” iMac 2.4 GHz, upgraded RAM (based in mastering room)

(2) 13” MacBook Pros, 2.4 GHz, upgraded RAM (mobile rig)

Audio Interfaces and AD/DA Conversion (all completely mobile):

System 1, Universal Audio:  18 channels of multi-tracking capability –

(2) Universal Audio Apollo 8p Rackmount Interfaces, Thunderbolt –

(1) Universal Audio Twin Duo Interface, Thunderbolt –

(1) Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite OCTO, Thunderbolt –

18 Channels of Unison pre-amp emulation at 96kHz, 24-bit with 1.1ms analog round trip latency – or –

18 Channels of non-emulated Unison pre-amps at 192kHz, 24-bit capability –

10 Cores of UA audio processing during live tracking, 18 Cores available during production –

System 2, PreSonus:  32 channels of multi-tracking capability –

(1) StudioLive 16.4.2, 16-ch mixer –

(2) FireStudio Projects; 8-ch each –

32-ch of PreSonus XMAX pre-amps with zero-latency recording at 48kHz, 32-bit floating –

System 3, Midas: 32 channels of multi-tracking capability –

(1)  Midas M32R Console –

(1)  Midas DL32 Digital Stage Box –

32-ch of multi-tracking capability at 48kHz, 24-bit –

Editing Software:

StudioOne 3 Professional

ProTools 10 HD

Monitoring:  Up to 6 personalized mixes

Presonus StudioLive 16.4.2.

(2) Yamaha HS7’s + HS8S Sub

(2) PreSonus Eris E5

(2) KRK Rockit 8

(2) JBL JL2050 Bookshelf  Reference Speakers – cheap and old, but transparent

PreSonus HP60, 6-ch Headphone Amplifier, QMix App capable

(6) Sennheiser HD 280 Closed Back Headphones


AKG D5 (1), Perception 420 (P420) with modified Capsule and Input Capacitor taming 2dB between 10-12 kHz (2)


Shure SM81 (2), SM57 (8), SM58 (3), Beta 52 (2)

Sennheiser MD421 (2), e609 (3), 838 (4), 835 (1)

Custom Subkick based on Yamaha HS7


     DC-87: Large diaphragm condenser voiced like an original U87 but with lower floor noise and higher sensitivity.

     (2) DC-12: Large diaphragm condenser voiced like a C-12 or 414 with more subtle warmth.

     DC-47: Large diaphragm condenser voiced closely to modern versions of the U47.

     DC-47t: Large diaphragm condenser tube hybrid combining ELA M 251E circuitry and vintage U47 voicing.

DI Boxes: upgrades coming soon…

(5) Livewire DI


Various Universal Audio

  • Unison Pre-amps;  Neve 1073, API Vision Channel Strip, UA-610A, UA-610B
  • Unison Guitar Emulation;  RAW Distortion, Bermuda Triangle, Tube Screamer
  • Other Guitar Emulation;  Freidman BE100 head, Friedman DS40, Softube Amp Room Half Stack
  • Bass Emulation;  Softube Bass Amp Room 8×10, Ampeg SVT-VR Amplifier, Ampeg SVT-3 PRO Amplifier
  • Compressors;  1176LN and LE Legacy, Fairchild 670 Legacy, SSL E & G Series Bus, Teletronix LA-2A
  • EQ’s;  Helios  Type 69, Maag EQ4, Neve 1073/SE Classic Console, Pultec EQP-1A Legacy, Pultec Pro EQ Legacy, Precision Mix Rack Collection
  • Tape Emulation;  Studer A800 Multichannel, Oxide Tape Recorder, Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape
  • Delay / Modulation;  EP-34 Tape Echo, Precision Enhancer Hz
  • Reverb;  EMT-140 Classic Plate Reverberator, Realverb Pro Custom, Ocean Way Studios

Waves Gold Package + Others