Equipment

School of Music Production – Equipment

Students will have access to both vintage and cutting edge equipment in both Studio 2(Harrison) and Studio 1(SSL)

The Harrison Room is a recording and mixing facility designed around the legendary 4032 Harrison Recording Console famous for its unique sound used on such recordings as Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” & Led Zeppelin’s “In Through The Out Door”

The Harrison room has its own private relaxation quarters with bathroom and kitchen and has access to The Grove’s grounds and facilities to take time out.

STUDIO 2 (THE HARRISON ROOM) EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:

• HARRISON 32 SERIES. 40 CHANNEL CONSOLE (1970s):

The Harrison Console’s rise to fame began with Michael Jackson’s seminal record Thriller, The Harrison 4032 Console is highly sought after among collectors and recording studios due to its uniquely pristine, “warm” and distinctly vintage sound signature from the “golden age” of album recordings.

• EXTERNAL MICROPHONES & PRE-AMPS:
8 x Quad 8 rack mounted microphone pre-amps
BAE 1073 Channel Strip with EQ + DI
4 x Focusrite RED1 microphone pre-amps

• ANALOGUE RECORDING:
Struder A80 24 channel / 2 inch Tape Machine
MCI JH24 24 channel / 2 inch Tape Machine
Sony DASH Digital Tape Machines

• OUTBOARD & AMP; FX:
Vintage 1176 Black Face Compressors F Revision
Distressor EL-8X Comp
Peach Stereo Tube Compressor
Pendulum ES8 Stereo Compressor
5 x GainBrain Compressors
dbx 160x
2 x Art VLA-II
 Compressors
Art TCS Compressor
Ibanez Analogue Delay
Korg SDD 3000 delay
Drawmer DS201 gate

• MICROPHONES:
2 x U47 Wagner Neumann
2 x Neumann U87 Condenser
2 x AKG C34 Stereo Condenser
3 x AKG – C451 Condenser
2 x Josephson e22s
2 x Rode NT55 Microphones
3 x Rode Classic II Microphones
2 x Rode K2 Condenser
Rode NTK LDC
Mojave MA-200 Condenser
2 x Coles 4038 Ribbon
2 x Reslo Ribbon
Royer 121 Ribbon
3 x Various Vintage Ribbon
2 x Vintage RCA DX 77 Ribbon
7 x SM57 Microphone
3 x Shure SM7b
2 x Sennheiser MD-421
2 x AKG D112
AKG D12
Shure Beta 52A
Beyer Dynamic M88
Beyer Dynamic M69
Beyer Dynamic M201
Electro Voice RE20
Audio Technica AT-25
Audix D6
2 x Rode M-3 Microphone
Rode NT4 Stereo DDC2
Yamaha Sub Kick

• MONITORS:
Genelec 1031a Monitors
NS10M Studio Monitors

• FLOATING SPEAKERS:
Genelec 6010A Studio Monitors
Quested VS2108 Studio Monitors
Tannoy Red Studio Monitors

 

STUDIO 1 (SSL ROOM) EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:

• SOLID STATE LOGIC (SSL) 4000 G+ 56 CHANNEL CONSOLE:
– 24 channels of ‘E series’ EQ & 32 channels ‘G series’ EQ
– Ultimation Automation & Total Recall functionality
– 5.1 Martinsound Multimax EX surround sound.

The Solid State Logic SL 4000 G Series is the world’s most successful studio production console. Its reputation is built upon SSL’s design excellence, advanced electronic engineering and a sound quality that has produced hundreds of best selling recordings.
A key element in the sound of many of these recordings is punch and drive of the mixes created by the classic G-Series centre section compressor.

• EXTERNAL MICROPHONES PRE-AMPS:
8 x Vintage Neve 1064 microphone pre-amps + EQ
2 x Telefunken V76 microphone pre-amps
4 x Racked Quad 8 Coronado Console Strips with EQ
API Channel Strip
 with EQ & Compressor + DI
J48 Radial Active DI
4 channel Passive DI
Radial Re- Amp

• YAMAHA YUX UPRIGHT GRAND PIANO:

• ANALOGUE RECORDING:
Studer A827 24 channel / 2 inch Tape Machine

• OUTBOARD & AMPS; FX:
4 x Neve 2254/A Module Compressors
3 x Vintage 1176 Black Face Compressors F Revision
2 x Vintage 1176 Silver Face Compressors
Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor
Vintage LA2A Teletronix Compressor
2 x Distressor EL-8X Comp Brit Mod
Chandler TG-1 Stereo Compressor
Smart C1 Stereo Compressor
Cranesong STC- 8 Stereo Compressor
Cranesong Ibis Stereo EQ
GML 8200 parametric EQ
Quad Eight CL-22 Stereo Compressor
Vintage STA Level Mono Compressor
Rare/Vintage AWA 2G582250 Mono Compressor
dbx 162 Compressor
dbx 160 compressor
SPL TD4 Transient Designer
Classic – EMT-140 Plate Reverb
AMS RMX16 Digital Reverb
Eventide H3000 SE VAI Harmonizer
BEL BD80 stereo delay
Master room 4 foot 1970 spring reverb
Ensoniq DP – 4 Multi FX Unit
Yamaha SPX90 Digital Reverb
Korg SDD 3000 Digital Delay
Roland SDE2000 Digital Delay
Roland SRV330 Digital Reverb
Evans ‘Echopet’
Drawmer DS201 gates
Drawmer DS401 gate
2 x dolby A Stereo Noise Reduction units

• MICROPHONES
2 x U47 Wagner Neumann
2 x Neumann U87 Condenser
2 x AKG C34 Stereo Condenser
3 x AKG – C451 Condenser
2 x Josephson e22s
2 x Rode NT55 Microphones
3 x Rode Classic II Microphones
2 x Rode K2 Condenser
Rode NTK LDC
Mojave MA-200 Condenser
2 x Coles 4038 Ribbon
2 x Reslo Ribbon
Royer 121 Ribbon
3 x Various Vintage Ribbon
2 x Vintage RCA DX 77 Ribbon
7 x SM57 Microphone
3 x Shure SM7b
2 x Sennheiser MD-421
2 x AKG D112
AKG D12
Shure Beta 52A
Beyer Dynamic M88
Beyer Dynamic M69
Beyer Dynamic M201
Electro Voice RE20
Audio Technica AT-25
Audix D6
2 x Rode M-3 Microphone
Rode NT4 Stereo DDC2
Yamaha Sub Kick

• MONITORS:
Hearback Monitoring System + 6 x Receivers
Furman HDS6 Headphone systems
Genelec 1031a Monitors
Genelec 1038 Active Monitors
NS10M Studio Monitors

• FLOATING SPEAKERS:
Genelec 6010A Studio Monitors
Quested VS2108 Studio Monitors
Tannoy Red Studio Monitors