We run Pro Tools Ultimate on a Mac Studio (10-core CPU / 32-Core GPU) connected to Antelope Orion 32HD converters via USB3 which provides virtually imperceptible latency (with a 32 or 64 sample buffer in Pro Tools) and can easily cope with recording up to 24 tracks simultaneously along with playback of a vastly higher track count.a


10 channels vintage Raindirk (1970s)

8 channels vintage Scully 280 (1960s)

4 channels AML 1073

4 channels Cranborne Audio Camden

2 channels Chandler TG2

2 channels Overstayer Ampeq 02


Air conditioned control room.

Sight-lines between live areas and control room. 

The control room has plenty of bass trapping and a large rear wall slat-resonator to create a good, flat response. The room comfortably seats six people.

10 channels vintage Raindirk (1970s)

4 channels AML 1073

2 channels Rupert Neve Design 551

2 channels Kush Electra

2 channels Overstayer Ampeq 02

Mic lines and headphones can easily be run to the Bechstein grand piano in the adjacent hallway.

Two isolation booths for amp cabinets.

Plan of live rooms


Quested H208 with Abletec Amplification

Yamaha NS-10M with Hypex Amplification

2400 Audio  Imperium Monitor Controller

Individual Artist Headphone Mix system


AKG C-12 (original) 'Holy Grail' valve mic.

AKG C-28 (small valve mic with C-12 circuit)

AKG C-422 (single-point adjustable stereo mic)

AKG C-451 EB with CK1 cardioid capsule (3)



Audio Technica AT804 (2)

Beyerdynamic M201

Calrec CM654D (2)

Calrec CM652D

Calrec CM652C

Coles 4038 Ribbons (2)

Electrovoice 635A

Electrovoice RE20

GEC Studio Ribbon

Lomo 19a-9 (2) Valve microphones like Neumann U67

Neumann KM-84 (2)

Reslosound RB Ribbon

sE Rupert Neve RNR1 Ribbons (2)

Sennheiser MD-421 (3)

Shure SM7B

Shure SM57 (3)

Shure SM58

Sontronics STC-2X (2)

Sony C-35P (rare condensor)

STC 4021 Apple & Biscuit

Sub Kick Microphone


1176 Blue-Stripe Custom Built Compressors (2)

Audio & Design F-760X-RS Compex Compressor

Audio & Design Series 600 Compressors (2)

BBC AM6/17 Compressors (2)

DBX 160 Compressor (balanced 161)

DBX 165A Compressor

DBX 160X Compressor

LA2A Custom Built Compressors (2)

SSL Type Stereo Bus Compressors (2)


Furman RV-1 Spring Reverb

Industrial Research Broadcast Delays (2)

Watkins Copicat (Tape Echo)


Bechstein Model B Grand Piano

Hammond C3 & Leslie 122

Wurlitzer EP200 Electric Piano

Sequential Prophet 10  Synthesizer

Otava Melodica

70's Ludwig Drum Kit with 60's Supraphonic Snare

Fender Twin Reverb (1971 Non Master Vol)

Marshall Lead and Bass 50 Watt Head (early '70's)

Vox AC30

Selmer Treble n Bass 50 Head

WEM Dominator Combo

Hand Built 18 Watt Valve Head

Peavey T-Max Bass Head

Park (original) 2x15 Bass Cab

Marshall 1960A 4x12 Cab

4x10 Bass Cab

70's 2x12 Guitar Cab

Watkins Copicat Tape Echo

Yamaha PG-1 rack pre-amp

Radial JDI Passive DI box

Orchid Electronics DI box (2)

Origin Effects Cali76 Compressor

Jim Dunlop Wah Pedal

Ibanez TS9 Tube Screamer

Britt Face Fuzz

Boss DS-1 Distortion

Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress Flanger

Electro-Harmonix Small Stone Phaser

Rockson Analog Delay

Mooer Trelicopter

Arion SCH-1 Chorus

Marshall Jackhammer

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