Troubadour Recording Studio

Equipment

MICROPHONES

  • AKG C3000B Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser (2)

  • AKG C1000S Cardioid Condenser (4)

  • AKG D112 Cardioid Dynamic (2)

  • AKG D22 Cardioid Dynamic (1)

  • AKG D3700 Hypercardioid Dynamic (2)

  • ATUS ATR30 Cardioid Dynamic (1)

  • Audio Technica MT830C Omnidirectional Condenser (2)

  • Audio Technica PR99 Cardioid Dynamic (2)

  • Audio Technica ATM31 Cardioid Condenser (2)

  • Avantone CK-1 Cardioid Condenser w/Hypercardioid and Omnidirectional Capsules (2)

  • Behringer C-2 Cardioid Condenser (1)

  • Beyerdynamic M500 Handheld Figure 8 Ribbon (1)

  • Blue Spark Cardioid Condenser (1)

  • Cascade FatHead Figure 8 Ribbon (2)

  • Cascade KnuckleHead w/Lundahl Transformer upgrade, Figure 8 Ribbon (2)

  • Cascade M20u Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser (1)

  • Coles 4038 Figure 8 Ribbon (2)

  • ElectroVoice RE20 Supercardioid Dynamic (1)

  • Karma Audio Silver Bullet Small Diaphragm Omnidirectional Condenser (7)

  • Lauten Audio LT-381 Oceanus Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser (1)

  • Miktek C5 Cardioid Condenser w/Omni Capsule (2)

  • Neumann U87 Large Diaphragm Multi-Pattern Condenser (1)

  • Neumann KM184 Small Diaphragm Condenser (2)

  • Peavey 480 Cardioid Condenser (2)

  • Rode NT1-A Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser (2)

  • Samson C01 Large Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser (1)

  • Sennheiser MD421 Cardioid Dynamic (3)

  • Sennheiser MD441 Cardioid Dynamic (1)

  • Sennheiser MKH416 Shotgun Condenser (1)

  • Shure SM7B Cardioid Dynamic (1)

  • Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic (3)

  • Shure SM57 May model Cardioid Dynamic with Drum Rim Mount (2)

  • Shure 12AH Cardioid Dynamic (1)

    *Other various microphones for special effects purpose

preamps and recording devices

  • Universal Audio Apollo 16 Quad Core w/16ch A/D Conversion

  • Universal Audio Apollo Quad Core w/4 UA Preamps

  • Universal Audio 710 Twin Finity Preamp/DI

  • Allen & Heath GL2400 Mixing Console

  • Focusrite Clarett 8Pre Thunderbolt Interface (Location Recordings)

  • Focusrite OctoPre MkII Preamp A/D converter (Location Recordings)

  • Focusrite OctoPre MkII Dynamic Preamp A/D converter

  • Sytek MPX4A 4-channel microphone preamplifier

  • Mackie 16/04 VLZ Pro Mixing Console

  • Alesis ADAT Digital Tape Machine

  • TEAC 1/4” 2 track tape machine with outboard DBX noise reduction

  • Cloud CloudLifter CL-2 in-line microphone preamplifier

Computers

  • In Studio: iMac 2.66GHz Quad Core w/32GB RAM

  • On Location: MacBook Pro 2.8GHz Dual Core w/16GB ram

 
 

INSTRUMENTS AND AMPLIFICATION 

Drums/Percussion

  • Handmade 5 piece maple Drum Kit with Keller shells (c. 2000) with RIMS mounts

  • Wide variety of Cymbals to choose from, including mostly Zildjian K and K custom

  • Homemade Convert-O-Tom 16” Kick Drum (this has great presence in recordings!)

  • 3 piece LP Master Series Congas (c. 2000’s)

  • Misc. Percussion instruments, Tambourines, Maracas, Guiro, Shakers, Etc

    Keys

  • Yamaha U1 Concert Upright Piano (c.1990’s)

  • Fender Rhodes Suitcase 73 Electric Piano (c. early 1970’s)

  • Coming Soon: Hammond B3!

  • Kimball “Entertainer” Organ (c. 1970ʼs)

  • M-Audio 61 key MIDI Controller

    Bass

  • Fender Dimension Bass (c. 2014)

  • Squier Vintage Modified Series Precision Bass (c. 2011)

  • Ampeg B15N Vintage Tube Bass Amplifier (c. 1968)

    Guitar

  • Yamaha FG400A Dreadnought sized Acoustic Guitar (c. 1995)

  • Hofner Club CT Semi-Hollow body Electric Guitar (c. 2010)

  • Ampeg G18 Solid State Amplifier (c. 1970’s)

  • Fender Pro Junior 15w Tube Amplifier w/output jack for use with external cabinets (c. 2002)

  • Peavey Delta Blues 112 30w Tube Amplifier (c. 2000's)

  • Electro Harmonix Big Muff distortion pedal

  • Death By Audio Octave Clang pedal

    other/misc

  • Bean Blossom (by Morgan Monroe) 5-string resonator Banjo (c. 2000)

  • Delta Lap Steel Guitar (c. 1950’s)

  • Gretsch New Yorker Mandolin (c. 2013)

  • Oscar Schmidt Autoharp (c. 1990’s)

    *Ask about other instruments/session musicians. We have great friends!

DAW/Plug-ins

  • Operating ProTools 2018 v7, with Waves Gold Bundle and Avid Factory Bundle

  • 16 Total Cores of Universal Audio UAD-2 Plug-in Processing, feat. Neve, Studer, API, Pultec, Fairchild, SSL, and many more

  • Izotope Noise Reduction

  • Melodyne Editor

  • CD Authoring and DDP by Hofa and Toast

  • Numerous instruments/effects accessible via MIDI controller, including M-Tron Melotron simulator, Vintage Amp simulators, and much more

Monitors

  • Focal CMS65 6.5” Active Studio Monitors (Pair)

  • KRK Rokit 8 8” Active Studio Monitors (Pair)

  • JBL 12” Active Sub x1

  • KLH Pro-11 Speakers x2 + Center Channel

  • Advent Mini Speakers x4

  • Dozen+ sets of headphones by Sony, Shure, and Focal

Hardware

  • Dangerous Audio D-Box Monitor Distribution

  • Furman 20amp Power Conditioner/Surge Protection (additional power conditioning by ART and Odyssey)

  • HearBack Headphone Distribution System

  • Lexicon MPX110 MultiEffects Processor

  • OWC Thunderbay IV 9TB Self Duplicating Hard Drive (with other backup drives by LaCie(SSD), OWC, and Seagate)

  • RCA and Yamaha Receivers for in-house playback

  • UA 8 Core External Thunderbolt Processor