Steinway C arrives

Posted on May 20, 2016 in Studio
Steinway C arrives

The Steinway C arrived in Studio A today from Jim Ialeggio, our amazing piano rebuilder. We’re so excited to finally have this great instrument in the studio. Over the next few weeks and coming months James Carney will be tweaking the details as it settles into its new home. We’ll do a full blog post […]

More gear! LA-2A’s, LA-3A, GML EQ, Lexicon 480L, RCA 44, Distressors

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Gear, Studio, Uncategorized
More gear! LA-2A’s, LA-3A, GML EQ, Lexicon 480L, RCA 44, Distressors

Adding some new items to the racks. A vintage LA-2A for each studio, a vintage LA-3A that will float between rooms, a Distressor for each room, GML 8200 Stereo EQ for each room and a Lexicon 480L for Studio B. Plus another vintage RCA-44BX ribbon mic and stereo Dolby SR for mix down to the […]

Dolby SR for tape

Posted on Feb 28, 2016 in Gear, Studio
Dolby SR for tape

We been thinking about adding noise reduction to the Studer A80 24 track tape machine for years. With a mix session coming in on tape and recorded with Dolby SR it seemed like the right time to find a unit. John sourced a 24 channel SR unit in mint condition and installed it in Studio […]

Review of our Redd47 mic pres in Tape Op

Posted on Apr 17, 2015 in Gear, Studio
Review of our Redd47 mic pres in Tape Op

Brad Williams wrote this review for Tape Op magazine of our Redd47 build. It makes interesting reading especially if you build your our audio gear. 47 ULTRA Preamp PC Board by Drip Electronics REVIEWED BY BRAD WILLIAMS In a majority of cases, the absolute worst motive for undertaking a DIY electronics project is “cost savings.” […]

Automan automation system for the Studio A SSL

Posted on Jan 8, 2015 in Gear, Studio
Automan automation system for the Studio A SSL

We’re very happy to announce the installation of the Automan automation system for the SSL in Studio A. It’s great to have a modern system with 8 moving faders in the VCA group fader position while still keeping that functionality intact. It’s the first system in the USA and we have serial #3. Aaron used […]

Neve 32264a’s for Studio B

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Gear, Studio
Neve 32264a’s for Studio B

We recently installed 3 original Neve 32264a compressor/limiters in the 8058 in Studio B. These units are akin to a Neve 33609 and have the same controls with optional stereo linking. The console has space for six ‘correction modules’ and would have shipped with a range of compressors, gates, or filters depending on what the […]

8 more BAE/Neve 1084 for Studio A

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 in Gear, Studio
8 more BAE/Neve 1084 for Studio A

Everyone loves Neve preamps and things just got a little more Neve’y here in Studio A. We are very excited to add 8 more channels of BAE 1084 to the racks. With 16 channels of Neve flavor we can track a whole rock drum kit setup with channels left over for vocals/guitars/bass or track an […]

New Heavyocity Drum Collection recorded at The Bunker

Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in Studio
New Heavyocity Drum Collection recorded at The Bunker

We’ve worked on a couple of sample collections with Heavyocity. The latest is the Ensemble Drums Collection and was recorded in Studio A. The live room was full of kick drums, toms, cymbals, bells, gongs and more. There’s some great sounds here and we’re happy to have the sound of The Bunker’s live room and […]

More REDD 47’s for Studio A

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 in Gear, Studio
More REDD 47’s for Studio A

We loved the two REDD 47 tube mic pres that Brad Williams built for us so much that we decided to build more. Brad’s been working hard on sourcing original or better parts, and designing new enclosures. The end result is pretty stunning and the added bonus is adding the 2 original REDD’s to the […]

Neve 8058 coming to the B Room

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 in Gear, Studio
Neve 8058 coming to the B Room

A Neve 8058 console will be coming to the B Room early next year! One of the most sought after tracking/mixing consoles, the 8058 functions as an inline console giving access to all 24 mic pres with EQ when recording. This particular 8058 is loaded with 24 channels of 33102 modules plus 8 returns, and […]