GEAR LIST

THERE IS A SEARS MICROPHONE FOR EVERY OCCASION
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- console -

TRIDENT - SERIES 24 console (1979) - 36 channel, 24 bus, 8 aux. With 36 channels of Uptown 990 moving fader automation. Grace audio electronic upgrades throughout.

- recording -

PRESONUS QUANTUM 4848 - 48 channel interface as A/D & D/A

Pro Tools 12

Apple Mac mini i7 3.5ghz - studio machine: only running as pro tools computer

STUDER A827 - 24 track 2" reel/reel recorder - Monster balanced power supply

TC ELECTRONICS Finalizer Plus ( 24/96 output )

ALESIS ML9600 - the Masterlink 24bit/96khz Stereo recorder (2)

PANASONIC SV-3800 - DAT recorder

TASCAM 122 - Studio Cassette recorder

NAGRA IV-L - portable 1/4” stereo recorder

REVOX 1/4" stereo recorder

WOLLENSAK 1/4" tube reel/reel recorder

AMPEX - Mono Cassette recorder

- monitoring -

FURMAN HDS6 Multichannel Headphone system - with 6 remote stations

Headphones - Sony, Sennheiser, AKG (16 pairs)

PRESONUS SCEPTRE 8 - powered coaxial monitor pair

Yamaha NS-10MC vintage monitor pair with Yamaha M65 amp

Yamaha HS8 - powered monitor pair

AUDIX  - 6" powered monitor pair

AUDIX - PH250 passive studio monitor pair with Hafler amps

- microphones -

AEA KU5A - active ribbon mic

AEA N8 - active ribbon pair (2)

AEA R92 - ribbon mic

AKG C451e - vintage condenser

AKG D-12 - vintage dynamic

AKG D-15 - vintage dynamic

AKG C414 B-ULS - condenser matched pair (2)

AKG C414 EB - condenser

AKG C214 - condenser matched pair (2)

AKG C4500 - condenser

AKG C519 - condenser

AKG D-99 - vintage dynamic Harry Kunstkopf head - stereo

AKG D900 - vintage dynamic shotgun hypercardiod

AKG DX11 - vintage dynamic mic with built in Fender spring reverb tank

AUDIX D1 - dynamic

AUDIX D2 - dynamic (2)

AUDIX D4 dynamic (3)

AUDIX i5 - dynamic (2)

AUDIX D6 - dynamic (2)

AUDIX Fireball - dynamic

AUDIX SCX-ONE - condenser

AUDIX CX-111 condenser matched pair (2)

AUDIX SCX25 - condenser matched pair (2)

AUDIX ADX-20 - miniature condenser

AUDIX VX-5 - condenser 'vocal mic'

AUDIX VX-10 - condenser 'vocal mic'

AUDIX OM 5 - dynamic

AUDIX OM 7 - dynamic

B.L.U.E. - THE BALL - active powered dynamic

B.L.U.E. - THE 8 BALL - condenser

B.L.U.E. - DRAGONFLY - condenser

B.L.U.E. - bluebird - condenser

BEYERDYNAMIC M88 - dynamic

BEYERDYNAMIC M300 - dynamic

BEYERDYNAMIC MCE 10 - lavalier condenser

BEYERDYNAMIC M55 - vintage dynamic

BEYERDYNAMIC M64 N - vintage "small" dynamic

COLES 4038 - ribbon pair (2)

COLES 4104 - vintage ribbon

COPPERPHONE - handmade dynamic "lo-fi"

ELECTROVOICE Cardinal - condenser

ELECTROVOICE DS35 - dynamic

ELECTROVOICE RE10 - dynamic

GROOVE TUBES MD1a - original issue Tube condenser pair (2)

GRUNDIG - GDM15 - dynamic

OKTAVA MC 012 - condenser pair (2)

OKTAVA Mk012+ - custom Joly modified condenser pair (2)

OKTAVA ML52 - custom Joly modified ribbon

NEUMANN TLM 103 - condenser

NEUMANN KM-84 - vintage condenser pair (2)

MICHAEL JOLY v250 - custom made condenser 

RCA - vintage dynamic mic w/ volume control

REALISTIC 33-1049 - dynamic reverb mic - spring reverb

SCOPELABS PERISCOPE - Handmade condenser with built in compressor - Finland 2021

SENNHEISER K3-U - condenser with lavalier & ME-20 capsules

SENNHEISER K3-U - condenser with ME-40 & ME-20 capsules

SENNHEISER MD-400 - "dynamic amateur microphone"

SENNHEISER MD-408 N - dynamic "gooseneck"

SHURE BETA52 - The ubiquitous kick drum mic...

SHURE SM57 - dynamic (5)

SHURE SM57+ - dynamic mic with custom ouput transformer (2)

SHURE BETA 57 - dynamic

SHURE SM 58 - dynamic (3)

SHURE SM58+ - dynamic mic with custom output transformer

SHURE UNIDYNE III - unbalanced dynamic pair (2)

SHURE KSM32 - condenser matched pair (2)

SHURE KSM32 - condenser single

TELEFUNKEN - TD 25 ts - Dynamisches Mikrofon

AMPEX 702 - unbalanced dynamic pair (2)

AQUASONICS - underwater mic!

SEARS - vocal mic for guitar amp

RAULAND-BORG 1146b - broadcast dynamic

TANNOY - vintage broadcast dynamic

WASAPHONE - custom made "lo fi" carbon mic (2)

REALISTIC - 'dynamic reverb microphone' - with built in spring reverb!! (2 - yes, I have two of them!! )
- preamps -

AVALON 737SP - Tube channel strip

API 3124+ -2 x 4 channel mic preamp (8 channels)

FOCUSRITE - ISA 2 -  (2 channels)

DBX 786 - 2 x 2 channel mic preamp (4 channels)

NEOTEK SERIES 1 - console strip - custom rack/power (2 channels)

GROOVE TUBES - "the brick" - mono tube mic. preamp

A.R.T. PRO MPA - tube mic. preamp - Revive Audio modded (2 channels)

A.R.T. DUAL MP - tube mic. preamp (2 channels)

ASHLY DPX-200 - mic preamp / parametric EQ

AUDIX U.K.- vintage bbc console strips - custom rack/power (2 channels)

FOCUSRITE Tone Factory - channel strip - mic. preamp with EQ, comp, gate

EVENT MPA-1 - rare 1990's super-clean mono mic preamp ( 2 separate channels )

PRESONUS Digimax - 2 x 8 chan mic preamp with lightpipe output (16 channels)

 

- audio interface -

RADIAL JDI - passive direct box (3)

Countryman type 85 - active direct box (2)

Groove Tubes - GT1 - passive direct box

Radial X-Amp - 're amp interface'

A.R.T. - balanced/unbalanced 2 chan interface

RADIAL JDX - speaker level direct box (2)

CUSTOM UTC - vintage transformer direct box

WHIRLWIND - passive di (2)

 

 

- comps / gates / EQ -

AVALON 747 - Stereo EQ / compressor

UREI LA2A - tube compressor (2)

UREI LA4 - silverface compressor

UREI LA4 - blackface compressor - Revive Audio modded

UREI LA12 - stereo compressor - Revive Audio modded

UREI LA5 - silverface compressor (3)

PACIFIC RECORDERS - multilimiter 

DBX 160A - compressor (2)

DBX 163X - compressor (2)

FOCUSRITE - compounder - stereo opto-compressor

ART PRO VLA - stereo tube compressor

FMR RNC - stereo compressor (2 units)

FMR PBC-6A mono compressor

PIONEER RG-1 - dynamic processor

SHURE TONE-LOC - the legendary mic level compressor

DBX 363X - 2 channel noise gate unit (2)

DBX 563X - "the silencer" (2)

RSP - Saturator - stereo tube driver 

UREI 555 - parametric EQ

UREI 545 - parametric EQ (2)

KLARK-TEKNIK DN405 - parametric EQ

ELECTRIX EQ KILLER - Stereo EQ processor

ASHLY PQX-571 - parametric EQ

MOOG - 10 band graphic EQ

MOOG - parametric EQ

 

- processing -

EMT 140 - plate reverb - ( yes, the real thing... ) - Came from the hit factory in NYC when it closed down. A giant.

AKG BX5 - stereo studio analog reverb - the little brother to the BX 20 & BX 15 - an austrian built rack mount spring reverb with swichable delay times.

LEXICON PCM60 - vintage digital reverb - the simplest, darkest, and richest of the classic Lexicon reverbs - 1984

YAMAHA REV7 - classic digital stereo reverb - 1985

PIONEER SR60 - stereo analog reverb - was designed to make your home hi-fi sound 'bigger'...

TASCAM RV1 - stereo analog reverb - great early 'prosumer' rack gear - 2 spring reverbs in a metal box with an on/off switch.

ORBAN 111b - stereo analog reverb - designed for broadcast - a great stereo rackmount spring reverb, in classic Orban baby blue.

ZEROTRONICS - mini le - passive stereo analog spring reverb tank - a beautiful modern/vintage build. magic vocal verb...

SILVERTONE - tube powered analog reverb tank with speaker

Roland SRE555 - Studio tape delay unit with analog reverb / chorus - the rackmount 'pro' big brother of the ubiquitous RE-201

YAMAHA E 1010 - Analog delay - a dark and unpredictable 1970's bucket brigade beast

KORG - SD 400 - bucket brigade analog delay - made in Japan, 1978 - dark brown plastic visually & sonically! Has period-correct cigarette burn on top of faceplate.

ROLAND SDE 3000 - digital delay - ( might be the piece of pro-audio gear I have owned the longest - in the 80's it was the deepest digital delay out there )

CRAFTSMEN XOPHONIC - 1950's tube powered analog delay line - an incredible wooden box with a tiny speaker that feeds into about 50 feet of coiled tubing, with a microphone to capture the delayed signal at the other end. A home hi-fi version of the legendary Cooper Time Cube. an amazing device...

UNIVOX - tape delay - a solid state tape delay that uses little endless loop cartridges

LEXICON PCM41 - vintage digital delay - very early digital delay ( 1980 ) - a rock n' roll staple

LEXICON JAM MAN - digital looper/delay with 32 sec. chip upgrade - mid 1990's looping delay with as many memory chips as lexicon could cram into it!

EVENTIDE HM-80 - harmonizer/delay - one of the earliest digital pitch shifter / delays - 1978! - unpredictable, mysterious & rare!

EVENTIDE H949 - harmonizer/delay - the follow up to the groundbreaking H910 - a 1970's marvel.

EVENTIDE H3500S - stereo multieffects unit with sampling option - The most classic Eventide unit...

ROLAND - DC50 - ‘digital’ chorus box - 1976 - A very strange beast that is actually an analog bucket brigade delay/chorus trying to tap into the excitement of the 'digital' space age world of sound!

TC ELECTRONICS FIREWORX - stereo multi fx - a hugely underrated 1990's multi effects unit with an architecture like nothing else - 20 years later, they would have labled it "XTREME"!

ELECTRIX MO-FX - stereo multi fx

ELECTRIX WARP FACTORY stereo 'vocoder'

ELECTRIX FILTER FACTORY - stereo analog filter

PEAVEY SPECTRUM -  mono analog filter - The best thing Peavey ever made, in my humble opinion...

PIONEER RG1 - stereo dynamic expander

DBX 500 'boom box' - Vintage subharmonic generator - stereo - In telltale vintage 1970's brown finish. - has the word "disco" right on the faceplate!!

DBX 120xp - 'subharmonic synthesizer' - stereo - Was Daniel Lanois' secret weapon... I'm not so secretive about it.

EXR - sp II - Psychoacoustic projector

ACOUSTILOG - IE100 stereo enhancer

HUGHES - AK100 SRS stereo enhancer -
( 3 convoluted boxes of mysterious phase trickery... )

LINE 6 POD PRO - rack - An amazing 1990's rack mount digital guitar amp emulator. Sounds great on pretty much everything, except guitar...

HAMMOND INNOVEX CONDOR - Late 1960's 'horn effects processor' - amazing "multieffect" box designed for horn players! works with guitars, or with a 1/4" input dynamic mic.

UREI 962 - digital metronome - By "digital", they mean it has a 3 digit click wheel to set tempo. Makes a convincing electronic "click" sound.

OLSON TE-209 - tube powered tone generator - Need nice warm sine waves?

 

- pedals -

BOSS BASS SYNTH

BOSS SLOW GEAR

BOSS TW-1 -'touchwah'

BOSS DSD2 - delay

BOSS FT-2 - dynamic filter

DIGITECH - whammy - original issue pedal

DUNLOP - stereo trem.

SANS AMP - original issue

IBANEZ - bi mode chorus

PRO-CO - RAT distortion

DOD - gonkulator - ring mod distortion

VOX - vintage distortion

Z-VEX SEEKWAH - pedal

DAN ARMSTRONG - orange squeezer

FULLTONE - supa-trem

BSS - boosta grande

BSS - opto stomp 

 

- instruments -

FISCHER - full size upright piano - 1909 (NYC)

MUSSER - M51 concert marimba

ADAMS - AV1 -Artist series vibraphone

LUDWIG - orchestral tympani pair

YAMAHA - "Stage Custom" drum kit - 20" kick/3 toms/floor/ various hardware

Sabian cymbals - standard kit assortment.

Various snare drums - wood / metal / marching / piccolo

Various metal dumbeks & hand drums

MAESTRO RHYTHM KING - drum box

ROLAND TR 707 - drum machine

WURLITZER SIDE MAN - tube powered electro-mechanical drum machine (1959)

WURLITZER swingin’ rhythm 5020 drum box

WHIPPANY ELECTRONICS - vintage drum box

SIDE-KICK-ER - ‘automatic rhythmer’

ROLAND TR 505 - circuit bent drum machine of doom

HAMMOND AUTO RHYTHM FR-2D drum box

RIYAZ - the tabla drum machine w/ speaker

RAAGINI - Indian electric drone box w/ speaker

SEARS - rhythm matic 257 - vintage drum box

ACE ELECTRONICS - the rhythm ace FR6 - drum box

PANASONIC RD-9844 - rhythm machine 

MATTEL - synsonics drum pad recorder w/ footswitch ( 1982 )

MATTEL - bee gees rhythm machine

SUZUKI omnichord system one - OM-36 - The original...

KORG ER-1 rhythm box

KORG EA-1 analog synth box

Yamaha SU10 - sampling unit / pads

INDIAN ACOUSTIC REED DRONE INSTRUMENT - the 'shruti box'

AMAZING - 6 string electric guitar - 1980'S - Canada

DANELECTRO - Longhorn 4 string electric bass

HAGSTROM - 8 string electric bass guitar

ROLAND - RD 150 full sized weighted keyboard controller -

HAMMOND M-101 - 'baby b3' tonewheel tube organ

HAMMOND L-112 -'baby b3' tonewheel tube organ with built in rhythm box

OPITIGAN - 35001 Polyphonic keyboard - The Mattel 'mellotron' - reads prerecorded sounds from optical discs -

WURLITZER 4022D - solid state console organ with rhythm box, chord buttons, bass pedals, and cassette player (??!!)

WURLITZER - 3 keyboard solid state organ w/ rhythm orchestra & bass pedals & "ORBIT" monophonic analog synth!

Fender Rhodes electric piano w/ stereo cabinet

HOHNER PIANET T ( also used with Rhodes stereo cabinet )

KORG - poly/ensemble P synth - 1976 analog synth

KORG - minilogue - polyphonic analog synth

MULTIVOX - MX 440 STRINGS/HORNS KEYBOARD ( a copy of the Roland RS-202, a version of ARP Solina String Ensemble )

Realistic/Moog - MG1 monophonic analog synth ( rebranded Moog Rogue )

ONDE MAGNETIQUE OM-1 - analog tape based keyboard instrument

BLEEPLABS - THINGMAGOOP - Original version - analog optical sensor synth box with speaker & 1/4" output

BLEEPLABS/DAM-FUNK - DAMDRUM - lo-fi programmable minimalist drum machine

MOOG etherwave theramin - Moog music's faithful reproduction of their real theramin

DE ARMOND - Freta Phone - vintage electromechanical keyboard - Ultra rare and amazing!

CASIO VL-1 Keyboard - 1979 - the first digital synthesizer ( also has a built in calculator ) "da da da"

CASIO SK-1 - the 1985 8bit "toy" sampling keyboard - with built in microphone and speaker!

'chinese banjo' - Indian acoustic string instrument

assortment of acoustic toy pianos / xylophones / kalimbas

cowbells / shakers / tamborines / random sticks & brushes etc

usually a trombone, and accordion or two, a banjo and a random acoustic guitar around.  Given a day's notice, we can usually drum up pretty much any musical instrument around here...

amps:

FENDER - princeton - vintage combo amp - blue font trem version

AMPEG SB-12 BASS AMPLIFIER - vintage flip top amp

SUPRO - "bantam" - vintage tube combo amp

EPIPHONE - valve junior head

AMPEX - modded tape machine - all tube gtr amp head

SILVERTONE - vintage combo amp

SILVERTONE - 'home reverb chamber' cabinet - modded into handbuilt "CHAMP" by Paul Webb

ROLAND KC500- keyboard amp

GALLIEN KRUEGER 400RB - bass amp head

STROMBERG CARLSON -  open back speaker cabinet

ORANGE - mini closed back single speaker guitar cabinet

EPIFANI - T-112 - closed back bass cabinet

SAWTOOTH - "ST-AMP-10" the worst sounding chinese made solid state guitar amp ever!

various Peavey / Fender / Kustom / Galien-Krueger / Roland solid state combo amps

 

MONSTER - balanced power supply

EQUI=TECH ET 2R - balanced power supply

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