Studio A

About Studio A

Located in Newbury Park, The Sound Palace: Studio A offers an acoustically designed tracking room, 48 microphone inputs with 4 separate cue mixes.

The control room is stocked with high-end microphones from Royer, Neumann, AKG, Soundelux, Beyerdynamic, Electrovoice and Sennheiser, each powered by superb preamps from SSL, Massenburg, Universal Audio, Focusrite, Chandler, Avalon and Vintech/Neve. Want outboard processors? Studio A packs Pultec-style tube EQ’s and hardware compressors from DBX, Purple Audio, A-Designs and Warm Audio.

Remote production through Source-Connect is also available at Studio A. The studio is perfect for small bands, voice-overs, overdubs and mixing.

Control Room

  • Tascam 32 Stereo Tape Machine
  • Pro Tools 12.7 HDX (24 x 24)
  • Avid C24 Control Surface Console
  • Waves, Abbey Road, SSL, Sound Toys and other plug-ins
  • PMC TwoTwo 6 (Main Monitors)
  • Yamaha NS-10s (Alt Monitors)
  • JBL Active Subwoofer
  • Inward Connections Discreet Monitoring System
  • Apogee Rosetta 200 for Stereo Bus
  • Apogee Big Ben Master Clock

Preamps

  • Massenburg GML 2032 Channel Strip
  • Vintech 273 Stereo Preamp (1073-Style)
  • SSL Alpha VHD preamps (4 channels)
  • Chandler/EMI “Abbey Road” TG MK II
  • Avalon AD2022 (Stereo Mic Pre)
  • Universal Audio LA-610 (2)
  • Universal Audio 8110 (8 channels)
  • Focusrite ISA428 preamps (4 channels)
  • Focusrite C24 Preamps (16 channels)

Outboard Gear

  • Inward Connections Mix-690 (Analog Summing Mixer)
  • Dangerous Music 2-Bus-LT (Analog Summing Mixer)
  • Dangerous Music BAX-EQ
  • Smart C-1 (Stereo Compressor)
  • A-Designs “Nail” (Stereo compressor)
  • DBX 160VU (2)
  • Empirical Labs EL-8 Distressor
  • Purple Audio MC77
  • WA-76 Compressor
  • WA-EQP (Pultec Style) Tube Eq’s (pair)
  • Aphex SC-66 Parametric EQ
  • Aphex II Studio Aural Exciter
  • Eventide H949 Harmonizer
  • Eventide Omnipressor
  • Evenitde Instant Flanger Model FL201
  • Countryman Active DI Box
  • A-Designs REDDI Tube DI Box

Microphones

  • RCA R44 Ribbon Microphone (AEA)
  • Neumann U87i
  • Soundelux U195
  • Royer R121 Ribbon Microphones (2)
  • Pearlman TM-1 Tube Condenser
  • AKG C414B-XLS (2)
  • AKG C414B XL-ii
  • AKG C 451B (2)
  • AKG D-112
  • Audio-Technica 4050
  • Audio Technica 2020 (2)
  • Audix D-6
  • Beyerdynamic M201 TG
  • Beyerdynamic M17
  • Beyerdynamic M160 (Ribbon)
  • ElectroVoice RE-20
  • Heil Sound PR-48
  • Sennheiser MKH 416/P48
  • Sennheiser MD-421 (3)
  • Sennheiser 441
  • Sennheiser E-602-ii
  • Sennheiser E-609
  • Sennheiser E-901
  • Sennheiser E-904 (2)
  • Cascade “Fat Head II” (Ribbons)
  • Oktava MK-012 (2)
  • Shure SM7B
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Shure SM81 (2)
  • Shure Beta 56A (2)
  • Shure Beta 87A (4)
  • Shure SM58 (multiple)
  • Shure SM57 (multiple)

Backline

  • Gretsch Drums (70's Vintage)
  • Zildjian A Custom Cymbals
  • Fender Amps