Gear

Gear 2016:

Pre Amps:

  • Warm Audio TB12 (2) – API Style Preamp
  • Warm Audio WA12 (2) API Style Preamp
  • SCA T-15 Pre Amps (8)

Outboard Gear:

  • Warm Audio WA76 Compressor (4) – 1176 Rev D clone
  • Warm Audio WA-2A Tube Compressor – LA-2A clone
  • Warm Audio EQP-WA Tube EQ (4) – Pultec EQP – 1A Tube Inductor EQ

Microphones: 

  • Rode NTR Ribbon Mic (3)
  • Rode K2 Tube Mic (2)
  • Rode NT2000 (2)
  • Rode NT55 (4)
  • AKG 190E
  • 1970’s EV RE20
  • 1970’s Senn MD421-N (white)
  • Neumann KM184
  • AKG 414B-ULS (1980s, new capsule)
  • AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon by Wes Dooley
  • AT4040
  • CAD m179 (2)
  • Beyerdynamic M88
  • Shure Modded SM57 (2)
  • Shure SM58 (2)
  • 1970’s Electro-Voice 635a
  • AT ATM31a (2)

DI and Re-amp Boxes:

  • Radial JDI (Passive DI with Jensen Transformer)
  • Countryman Type 85 Direct Box (Active)
  • Radial Re-Amp Box (ProRMP)

Monitoring: 

  • Focal Solo 6e

Mixing Techniques Overview:

  • – Real & Acoustic Effects –
  • Wurlitzer Spectatone Speaker robbed from organ (Spinning speaker, same as “Model 300”)
  • Reverb Chambers captured with a stereo AEA R88
  • Lots of Reamping for vocals, and guitars.

UAD Plugins:

  • 1176LN
  • LA-2A
  • LA-3A
  • Neve 33609
  • Neve 1073
  • Pultec Pro
  • EMT250
  • UA De-esser
  • UA Maximizer
  • Melodyne Vocal Tuning Software

Guitar Tube Amps: 

  • Fender Blackface Princeton Reverb ’65 (Please request before your session date)
  • Fender Brown Deluxe ’62 (Out for repairs)
  • Fender Tweed Pro Jr ’94 (EL84) (Please request before your session date)
  • Gretsch 6150 (we think late 50’s, amp only)
  • Newcomb G-12 (Late 50’s Harmonica amp, Pair 6v6s, Original Field Coil Speaker) (Out for repairs)
  • Fender Bassman Ten (4×10, RCA Blackplates 6L6) (Out for repairs)
  • Lil Dog Champ (5F1 with tweed Princeton 1×10 cab) (Please request before your session date)
  • Lafayette LA-75 (1×12, 7189 tubes)
  • Harmony H303a (1×6, 50C3 Tube)
  • Gibson Scout ’65 (1×10, 17 watts, 6AQ5 tubes, AMAZING tremolo via 6EU7 Tube)
  • Fender SuperTwin ’78 (2×12, 180 watt)
  • Gretsch 6157 Superbass ’67 (head only, Valco, 6L6, 40 Watt, Stereo)
  • Dine Electronic 201 (Bizarre vintage kit build, 1×6)
  • Danelectro Leader ’54 (Blonde 1×12)
  • Music Man 112 RD Sixty-Five (1×12, 6CA7 tubes)

Keyboard Acoustic: 

  • 1916 Stieff Upright Piano (54″ Tall)
  • 1950’s Wurlitzer Tube Organ 4100A (Out for repairs)

Guitars:

  • Fender USA Telecaster w single coil
  • 5 String American Fender Jazz Bass (Active)
  • Seagull Acoustic “Mahogany Folk” (Cedar Top)
  • Augie 12 String Acoustic Guitar

Drums Sets: 

  • 1970s Slingerland Drum Set: 24″ Kick (Shallow), 13″ Tom, 16″ Tom
  • Pearl Masters Studio Drums 22″ Kick, 10″,12″,14″,16″ Toms 6 Pry Birch

Snares: 

  • 1970s Ludwig Supraphonic SS 14″x6.5, Die Cast Hoops, Aluminum
  • Premiere Olympic 14″x5.5, Mahogany, Triple Flange Hoops
  • Tama Starclassic COB 14″x5.5, Triple Flange Hoops
  • Pearl 13″x3 Piccalo Snare, Maple 6ply, Triple Flange Hoops (model M1330)

Cymbals: Audio Examples

  • All cymbals are aged and never polished.
  • 20″ K Zildjian (Medium) Ride
  • 20″ K Custom Dark Zildjian (Medium Light)
  • 20″ Zildjian Oriental Crash of Doom
  • 18″ K Custom Dark Crash
  • 16″ Sabian Evolution Crash (Thin)
  • 10″ Sabian China Splash FX (very thin)

Cymbal Stands and Hardware: 

  • Pearl Eleminator Double Pedal with Cams
  • Yamaha Single Kick Pedal with baseboard, double chain
  • 3 Strait Cymbal Stands
  • Cymbal Boom Stand
  • 3 Cymbal Boom (Arms only, to be attached to other stands)
  • 1 HiHat Pedal (Pearl Medium Grade)

 

Misc: 

  • Apple Mac Pro Quad Intel
  • Ableton Live 8
  • Reason 4.0
  • Absynth 4.0
  • Massive
  • Motu 24I/O

 

Percussion: 

  • Black Swamp 10″ Tambourine Phosphor Bonze
  • Orchestral Triangle
  • Fruit Shakers
  • Gord Seed Shaker
  • Jam Blocks, 5″& 8″ cowbells, other