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Recording Gear

Transducers, transformers, transistors, and transceivers.

DAW Computer

Mac Pro 8-core 2.26 "Nehalem" (details below)
MOTU 1296 (x2), 2408mkIII, MTP AV USB (x2)
Mackie Control Universal Pro

Analog outboard and A/D converters

ADL / Inward Connections Model 200 Stereo Tube DI
dbx 266XL
Focusrite Liquid Channel
Focusrite ISA 430 mkII (x2) with A/D
Focusrite ISA 428 w/ 2nd gen. 8-channel A/D
Focusrite Green 5 channel strips (x3)
Millennia HV-3C 130v
NightPro/NTI (Maag) PreQ3
Reamp V.2
Sarno Steel Guitar Black Box

Outboard effects and pedals

Bogner Ecstasy Blue
Damage Control Womanizer
Darkglass Vintage Microtubes
Eventide DSP7000
George Dennis GD020 optical volume pedal
Lexicon NuVerb (x2)
Paul Cochrane Timmy
Pigtronix Fat Philosopher
Rocktron Banshee talkbox
Roland SRV-330
Strymon El Capistan
TC Electronic Fireworx
TC Electronic SCF Stereo Chorus Flanger
Vox ToneLab LE
Zvex Box of Rock

Monitors and treatments

Mackie HR824 monitors and Big Knob
JBL OnTour "smalls" (why simulate cheap speakers
when you can get the real thing?)

AKG K240 DF headphones (x2)
Aphex HeadPod 454 headphone amp
Sony MDR-V6 headphones
Ultrasone Pro650 headphones

RealTraps Corner Mondo Traps, RFZ Panels, Mini Traps, and Portable Vocal Booth
GIK Tri-Traps


Music apps
MOTU Digital Performer
Logic Studio
BIAS Peak Pro
DSP Quattro
Izotope RX
Celemony Melodyne Studio
Propellerhead Reason and ReCycle
Peterson StroboSoft

Audio Damage 914, ADverb (aka Reverence), Automaton, Axon, Big Seq 2, Dr. Device, Discord 3, Dubstation, Eos, Fluid, Fuzz Plus, Liquid, Panstation, Phase Two, Pulse Modulator, Ratshack Reverb, Ricochet, Ronin, Rough Rider, and Vapor - thanks, Adam!
AudioEase Altiverb
Brainworx bx_boom
Camel Audio CamelSpace and CamelPhat 3
Cytomic The Glue and The Drop
Eventide H3000 Factory, Black Hole, UltraChannel, UltraReverb, and 2016 Stereo Room
KuSh UBK-1
Lexicon Native Reverb Bundle
Line 6 PodFarm 2
MeldaProduction MVocoder and MVintageRotary
Noveltech Character and Vocal Enhancer
PSP N2O, Nitro and Vintage Warmer 2
Softube Summit Audio TLA-100A
Sonic Charge Microtonic, Permut8, EchoBode, and Bitspeek
Sound Toys Native Effects, Devil-Loc Deluxe, Radiator, and Micro-Shift - thanks, Mitch!
SPL Passeq and EQ Rangers
Stillwell Transient Monster
Waves Mercury + Studio Classics Bundle, Abbey Road Reel ADT, J37, and TG12345


Large Diaphragm Condensor
ADK TC mk9
AKG C414 EB P48
AKG C414 B-XLS (x2, matched pair)
Audio-Technica AT4033a
Audio-Technica AT4047/SV
Blue Bottle Rocket Stage 1, with B0, B4, and B6 capsules
Manley Reference Cardiod
MXL Cr-24 (x2)
Neumann U 87 Ai
Red R6 and R7 capsules (for AKG C480B)

Small Diaphragm Condensor
AKG C480B (x2), with CK61 (x2) and CK62 (x2) capsules
Audio-Technica AT4053a (x4)
Audio-Technica AT3031 (x2)
Audio-Technica ATM450
DPA 4003 (x2) with APE and "nose cone" sets
Earthworks QTC-1 (x2, matched pair)
Earthworks TC-20
Electrovoice Cardinal (x2)
Electrovoice RE510
Neumann KM184 (x2, consecutive serials)
Shure SM-81 (x2) + omni capsule

Audix D6
Electrovoice N/D408
Electrovoice N/D408B (x2)
Electrovoice RE20 (x2)
Electrovoice RE10
Electrovoice 635a (x2)
Granelli/Shure G5790
Sennheiser MD 421 mk II
Sennheiser MD 441U
Shure SM-57 (x2) and SM-58

Cascade Knuckle Head Lundahl
Shure KSM313 (aka Naked Eye Roswellite)

AKG C 419
Audio-Technica ATM250DE
Audio-Technica AE2500
Countryman Isomax II Omni
MiLab MP-30 boundary layer "pzm" (x2)
Placid Audio Copperphone
Shure Beta 91
Yamaha Subkick

Mic Hardware
Enhanced Audio M600
Grace Design SB-30 and SB-66 Spacebars
Josephson Jecklin Disk
Latch Lake Xtra Booms
Soundmirror custom 40mm spheres for Earthworks QTC-1 pair
Ultimate Support MC125 boom stands

Other Gear

Mackie 1202VLZPro and extra 1202 (comes in handy!)
Panasonic SV-3700 DAT
Gaines Audio 448 Line Level Interfaces
EbTech Hum Eliminators (x3) and Line Level Shifter
Lucid ADA-1000
Radial stereo DI
On Stage QK2B Microphone Clip Quick Releases - "you make mic swapping fun"
Radio Shack sound level meter (ear protection)
Peterson Stroboflip and Strobosoft tuners (a different kind of ear protection)
Overstuffed recliner (comfy!)
Espresso machine (tasty!)
Philips Hue lighting (pretty!)

Computer Hardware Details

Main system
Mac Pro 8-core 2.26 "Nehalem," 24GB RAM, SSD boot drive, SSD sample library drive, 4TB HD storage, OSX 10.8
MOTU PCI-424 with one 2408mkIII and two 1296 interfaces

PowerMacintosh G4/800 (Sonnet processor upgrade), 960MB RAM, MacOS 9.2, Korg OASYS PCI

NuVerb host
Quadra 700, 20 MB RAM, MacOS 8.1
Lexicon NuVerb x 2