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Studio A
SSL 6048 E|G+ Recording Console (48 Black EQs)
Total Recall Automation
Protools PT11 HDX (Mac)
Apogee Symphony Convertors (16 in, 48 out)
Antelope OCX-V Master Clock
Digidesign Blue Face Sync HD (Spitting Time Code)
Mackie Baby HUI (PT Controller)
Focal Twin6 Be Studio Monitors
Yamaha NS10M Studio Monitors
Yamaha P2500 Stereo Power Amp

Blue Sky 12 Sub / DBX 223XL Crossover
Crane Song Avocet Monitoring System
Tripp Lite LCR2400 Power Conditioner
All Mogami Cables


Studio B
Protools Mbox Pro, PT10 & Melodyne Editor
MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion
Studiologic SL990 Pro Keyboard Controller
Tannoy Reveal 501a Powered Monitors

Video Studio
Sony HDR XR500V HD Camcorder
MacBook Pro / 4 Gigs Ram
Final Cut / Priemier / After Effects


1 - Telefunken U47 AE Tube Condesor Mic
1 - Heiserman Fet 47 (Custom made by Eric Heiserman)
1 - Lauten Atlantis LDC Mic
2 - Lauten Clarion FC-357 (FET) LDC Mics
2 - Beyerdynamic M160 Ribbon Mics
1 - Shure SM7b
2 - Shure SM81 SD Mics
7 - Sennheiser MD 421 Mics
1 - Audix D6 Mic
1 - Heil PR20 Mics
5 - Shure SM57 Mics
2 - Shure SM58 Mics
2 - Shure Beta 52 Mics

Mic Pres:
Neve 1073 Mic Preamp/EQ (Vintage)
BAE 1023 Mic Preamp/EQ (Neve)
BAE 1073MPF Stereo Mic Preamp/Filter
2 - API 312 Mic Preamps (Vintage)
2 - Mercury M72s Tube Mic Preamps (Telefunken V72)
2 - A Design Pacifica Preamps (Stereo)
A Design Red Mic Preamp
A Design Blue Mic Preamp
LaChapell 583s MKII Tube Mic Preamp

Compressors, EQs & Effects:
API 2500 Stereo Buss Compressor
Urei 1176LN Compressor Rev F (Vintage)
2 - Urei La3a's (Vintage, Matched)
Retro Sta-Level Tube Compressor
Spectrasonics 610 Compressor (Vintage)
Dramastic Audio Obsidian Stereo Buss Compressor
Pultec EQP1r EQ
Sontec MEP-250EX Stereo EQ (Vintage)
Empirical Labs Fatso EL7 (Stereo Analog Saturation)
Empirical Labs Distressor EL8X with Brit Mod
Ridge Farm Boiler Stereo Compressor, with All Mods
2 - Eventide H3000 D/SE Effects Processor
Bricasti M7 Reverb Ver2
Lexicon PCM42 Digital Delay
Empirical Labs DERResser - De-esser
Peavey Kosmos V2 Spatial Enhancer
Aphex 204 Aurel Exciter (Big Bottom)
Furman P10 (Punch 10 Sub Harmonic)
2 - A Designs EM PEQs
2 - Pete's Place Electrodyne 511 EQs
Pete's Place BAC 500 Compressor

Other Gear, Drums, Keyboards & Misc:
Yamaha Oak Custom Drum Set; 13, 16, 18, 24
Ludwig 6.5X14 'Black Beauty' Brass Snare
Tama 5.5x14 'King Beat' Steel Snare (Die Cast Hoops)
Gretsch 8x14 'Swampdawg' Mahongany Snare

Zildjian A New Beat 14" HH
Zildjian 21' Medium Ride
Zildjian A 18" Medium Thin Crash
Zildjian A 20" Medium Thin Crash
Zildjian 20 " Oriental Classic China
Little Labs Redeye 3D DI & Re-amplifier
Korg DTR 2000 - Digital Tuner

Novation Impulse 61 Key USB Keyboard
Studiologic SL990 88 Weighted Keyboard Controller

Guitars & Basses:
Gibson Les Paul Standard (WB 'Fire') Black
Gibson Les Paul Ep (Br Custom - Nc Alnico II Pro)
Fender Telecaster Road Worn (Lollars Special Ts)
Fender Telecaster American Standard (Fralin 'Stock') )
Fender Stratocaster '78 (Fralin 'Woodstocks')
Rickenbacker 330 (Jangle Monster)
Gretsch Pro Jet (w/ Bigsby & Filtertron Pups)

Charvel So Cal Pro Mod Style 1 HH (Floyd Rose) Dim SD
Danelectro '59 Reissue (Intonatable bridge)
WCR Les Paul (American Steele)
Epiphone SG Pro 400 (For slide/WCR Filmores)
Martin DC-16RGTE Acoustic Guitar
Taylor 614-CE Acoustic Guitar
Tanglewood TW28/12 CLN CE 12 String Acoustic
Nash P Bass, PB-57 Sunburst (Dimarzios)
Suhr Classic J - Jazz Bass (Active)

Amps & Cabs:
Marshall '71 Super Tremolo 100w Friedman HBE/BE Mod
Marshall '03 JCM800 100w Cameron Ocean Mod
Marshall '77 JMP w/Master Volume 50w (Stock)
Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier (2 Ch Rev G)
Bogner Uberschall (Rev 2)

Vox AC30 C2 (2X12 Combo) w/Temelo
Fender Super Reverb Combo Amp (4x10)
Fender Princeton-Reverb Combo w/Tremolo
Orange Rockerverb 50 MKI (50w Head)

3rd Power American Dream Amp (Fender Br & Bl Face)
Phaez Pasadena 18w Amp (Marshall JTM Style)
Mesa Boogie Traditional Cab (GB25w x V30m)
Marshall Slant Cab (1987) (GB25w x V30m)
Avatar Vintage 4X12 Straight (V30m x GB25w)
Avatar Vintage 4X12 Straight (Creamback 75 x V30m)
Avatar Traditional 4X12 Straight (H30 x CB75, FL)
Port City OS 2X12 Cab (V30)
Ampeg SVT 300 Watt Bass Amp (Vintage '78)
Mesa Boogie PowerHouse 2x10 Bass Cab
Mesa Boogie PowerHouse 1x15 Bass Cab

Guitar Pedals
Electro Harmonix Deluxe Electric Mistress Flanger
Electro Harmonix Small Clone Chorus
Electro Harmonix Big Muff Fuzz
Tortuga Martini Chorus Pedal
TC Electronics Hall Of Fame Reverb
Retro Sonic Chorus (Repro of Boss Chorus Ensemble)
Tech 21 Sansamp RPM Bass DI/Overdrive
2 - MXR M-108 10 Band Equalizer
DigiTech Whammy Pedal (Classic)
TC Electronic Flashback X4 Tap Tempo Delay
Creation Audio Labs MK. 4.23 Clean Boost

Strymon Lex (Stereo Leslie Pedal)
Earthquaker Devices Dispatch Transporter Jr. Delay
MXR Flanger EVH

MXR Phase 90 EVH
Suhr Jack Rabbit Tremolo Pedal
2 - Fultone OCD Overdrives
Carl Martin PlexiTone v2 Overdrive
Keisman Early Bird Overdrive

Visual Sound Visual Volume Pedal
2 - ISP Decimator Noise Gate
Dunlop Cry Baby Wah
Boss Delay, SuperOverdrive, EQ
De Armond Volume Pedal
Voodoo Labs Amp Selector
Ebow, Slide, Capo

Plugins and Software

Waves Platinum Bundle:

L3, L2, L1 Ultramaximizer
Ultra Pitch, Maxx Bass
Phase EQ, True Verb, Renaissance EQ's
C4, C1, Metaflange, Q10 EQ's
SoundReplacer, Super Tap etc...

Waves SSL 4000 Bundle
Waves CLA & JJP Bundles
Massey Comp, L2007 Limiter, Tape Delay, Desser
Everything by Softube

URS Bundle: - Neve EQ's, API EQ's
IK MultiMedia - Entire Suite

Cranesong Phoenix
McDSP: -
Analog Channel, AC1/AC2
DUY / Tape and Valve
Melodyne / Autotune
Massive Pack Bundle:

Echo Farm, Amp Farm, Sony Oxford EQ, GML EQ, Eventide Harmonizer, Smack, Filter Bank,
Sound Blender, TL Space, Slightly Rude Compressor,
Sony Inflator, Echoboy

Nexus 2 Synth Workstation

Digidesign: Structure
Stylus RMX Drum Loop Program
Addictive Drums

Steven Slate Drums, Trigger, VCC. FG-X and VX

Valhalla Room, Shimmer, Mod Reverbs

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