Recording Rig

HARDWARE
Avid HDX Native PCIe card inside 12-core Mac Pro, 48GB ram, SSD
MacBook Pro 16GB Ram, SSD
Apogee Symphony I/O 32×32 analog (2 chassis 16×16 each + ADAT lightpipe & SPDIF)
Apogee Duet (2x2 analog)
MOTU Traveler firewire (8×8 analog, 8×8 ADAT, 2×2 AES/EBU)
Slate Media Technologies – Raven Mti control surface for Pro Tools

D.A.W. SOFTWARE
Pro Tools Ultimate
Logic Pro X
Studio One 4
Digital Performer 9

PLUGINS
Antares
Fabfilter
iZotope
Massey
Metric Halo
Motu
Slate Digital
Softube
Sonarworks
Sonnox
Soundtoys
Tunetrack Superior Drummer
Vocalign
Waves
…and more


Microphones

(1) AKG D-112 dynamic microphone
(1) AKG 414 ULS multi-pattern medium diaphragm condenser microphone
(1) Audio Technica AT2020 medium diaphragm condenser microphone
(1) Behringer ECM-8000 omni measurement microphone
(1) Electro-Voice RE-20 large diaphragm dynamic microphone
(1) Neumann U87 large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser microphone (vintage 1977)
(4) Neumann TLM103 large diaphragm cardioid condenser microphones
(5) Octava MK-12 / MC-012 cardioid condenser microphones, 3 have Michael Jolly Premium Mod, 2 are a matched stereo pair with all 3 capsules.
(4) Royer R-121 ribbon microphones
(4) Sennheiser MD421 dynamic microphones (2 vintage, 2 newer)
(2) Sennheiser E906 dynamic microphone
(3) Sennheiser EW100-G2 Wireless Microphone systems, 3 lavelier mic/packs, 1 XLR transmitter
(1) Shure Beta 58A dynamic microphone
(6) Shure SM-57 dynamic microphones
(4) Shure SM-58 dynamic microphones
(3) Shure SM-7B dynamic microphone
(1) Slate Digital ML-1 modeling mic with all available software models
(2) Slate Digital ML-2 modeling mic with all available software models
(1) Sonarworks omni measurement microphone


Direct Boxes

(1) A-Designs REDDI tube direct box
(1) L R Baggs Para Acoustic DI active direct box with EQ
(2) Radial JDI passive direct boxes with Jensen transformers
(2) Radial J48 active direct boxes
(2) Radial X-amp re-amp boxes
(1) Waves PRS Guitar Interface active direct box


(1) api 3124 preamp (4 channels) with custom built stepped output attenuator
(2) Emperical Labs EL8-X Distressor (compressors)
(2) Focusrite ISA430 preamp, EQ, compressor, gate, de-esser, limiter (1 channel each, 2 total)
(3) Focusrite ISA428 preamp (4 channels each, 12 total)
(1) IVL Technologies VTP-1 tube preamp and EQ (2 channels)
(1) Presonus Digimax preamp (8 channels)
(1) Stam Audio SA2A tube compressor/ limiter (1 channel, 1968 Teletronics LA2A clone)
(1) Warm Audio WA273-EQ preamp/ EQ (2 channels, Neve 1073 clone)

Preamps & Analog Gear


CONTROL ROOM SPEAKERS AND AMPLIFIERS
JBL LSR28P 8” pair with LSR12P 12” subwoofer - active monitors
Yamaha NS-10M pair
Bryston 4B amplifier
Behringer Behritones C50A pair
Custom built passive monitor controller
Tannoy Reveal 6.5” - active monitors

HEADPHONES
(2) AKG K-240 Studio
(1) Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 ohm
(4) Sennheiser HD280 Pro
(1) Sennheiser HD650 Pro
(4) Sony 7506

HEADPHONE SETUP
(1) Presonus RM32 digital console
(8) Presonus HP4 Headphone amps
(6) iPads (to control RM32 stereo aux mixes routed to headphone amps)
(2) iPhones (to control RM32 stereo aux mixes routed to headphone amps)

Monitoring


DRUMS and PERCUSSION
Mapex M-Series Kit - 22” bass drum, 14” snare, 10”,12” rack toms, 14”,16” floor toms
Dixon 13” piccolo snare
Zildjan A Custom cymbals - 18”,15” crash, 10” splash
Zildjan K Custom 18” crash cymbal
Istanbul Cymbals - 20” ride, 14” hi-hats
(3) Tamborines
(3) Cowbells
(1) Bongos

PIANO, KEYBOARDS and MIDI GEAR
Mason and Hamlin Model A 5’8” grand piano
Akai MPD32 drum pad MIDI controller
Akai LPD8 drum pad MIDI controller
Alesis Nanobass synth module
Korg N1 88-key keyboard synthesizer
Motu Midi Timepiece AV
M-Audio O2 keyboard MIDI controller
Nord Electro 6D 73-key keyboard synthesizer
Roland FC-300 Foot Controller
Roland GR-33 Guitar Synthesizer
Roland XP-10 61-key keyboard synthesizer

GUITARS & BASS
Fender Jazz Bass Special (Japan)
Fender Roland Ready Strat (customized with Seymour Duncan vintage rails and duckbucker pickups, ebony fingerboard, locking tuners, Graphtech nut and bridge saddles)
Gibson Les Paul Custom ‘57 Re-Issue Black Beauty (1997 custom shop)
New Orleans Guitar Company Model 8 (Nashville Tele thin-line setup)
Sigma by Martin acoustic (Nashville tenor tuned)
SX gypsy guitar
Takamine PT-307 classical
Washburn J6S archtop
Yamaha APX-10A acoustic

AMPS
Acoustic Image Focus 2R
Custom built 1x10” cab with Celestion
Custom built 5-watt Champ style single ended class A head
Custom built 1x12” cab with Jensen P12R guitar speaker
Fender Deluxe Reverb Reissue handwired by George Alessandro
Gallien Kreuger 400RB bass head
Hartke 1x15” bass cab
Hughes & Kettner Tube 50 head
Hughes & Kettner 4x12” cab with 4x Celestion Vintage 30
Peavey Classic 30 with Jensen C12
(2) Tech 21 Power Engine 60
Roland AC33
Roland AC60

STRINGS
(2) vintage violins
Viola
Yamaha SV-200 electric violin
Various bows

Instruments