Studio 1 – SSL Room

STUDIO 1 – THE SSL ROOM

The SSL room is the creative center of The Grove. A state of the art recording & mixing facility equipped with one of the world’s most successful mixing console, The Solid State Logic (SSL) 56 channel E/G 4000.

The SSL Console is supported by a stunning collection of modern and vintage outboard gear, effect units and microphones including the famous Neve 1064 microphone pre amps and a matched pair of Gunter U47 microphones.

The SSL room has 4 recording spaces including a 50 square meter large space for all your big room recordings and 3 separate large booths all with unique treatment for a variety of acoustic sounds.

The SSL room has an accommodation wing that provides four spacious bedrooms, a kitchen and multiple lounge rooms overlooking parklike grounds and bushland. The Studio can accommodate 8 people comfortably and further accommodation is available on request.

A private self-contained “Producer Cottage” on the other side of the lake provides additional living quarters for up to three guests.

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