Blue Planet Studio

Main Tracking Room, Iso Room, Control Room.  The control Room has a Producers Loft that sits above the console and has its own custom audio and video displays. This allows the producer to work independently of engineering staff with minimal interuptions.

DolphinStudio

  • Iso Room
  • Control Room

Console

  • SSL    Matrix

Console Processing

  • SSL    Xlogic
  • XR627    VHD Mic Amp (2ea)
  • XR618    Compressor (2ea)
  • XR625    EQ (2 ea)

Audio Monitors

  • Barefoot    Micro Main27
  • Hidley/Kinoshita    Custom
  • Avantone    Mixcubes

Computer Processing

  • Apple    Mac 8 Core Intel Xeon

Video Monitors

  • Samsung    SyncMaster PX2370 (23″) (2ea)
  • Samsung    Series 6300 (46″LED)
  • Samsung    Series 8000 (63″ Plasma)
  • Samsung    Series 630 (55″ LCD)
  • Insignia    NS-22E430A10 (22″LED)

Recording Software

  • Avid    ProTools 10 HDX

A/D Convertors

  • Avid HDX

Mic Pre Amps
Make/ Model

  • D.W. Fearn                  VT-15
  • Neve                              1083 (2 each from Console)
  • API                                512C (8 EACH)
  • John Hardy Co.          M-1 (2 each)
  • Summit Audio             TPA-200B
  • Universal Audio          2-610

Input Channel

  • Neve    1083 (from Console)

Equalizers
Make/Model

  • Neve                            1083 (2 each from Console)
  • Pultec                         EQH-2 (2 each)

Patchbays

  • Switchcraft    Studiopatch 9625 (7)

Delay /Processors
Make/Model

  • Empirical Labs    ELX-8 Distressor (2 ea)
  • SPL                        9842 Transient Designer
  • Aphex                    Aural Exciter Type C
  • Aphex                    Compellor

Compressors/Limiters
Make/Model

  • Purple Audio           Action FET (2 each)
  • Empirical Labs      Distressor (2 each)
  • Summit Audio        TLA-100A (2 each)
  • Eventide                   Omnipressor
  • Universal Audio    1176LN (2 each)
  • Urei                           LA-4 (2 each)
  • dbx                             165A (2ea)

Cue System

  • Hear Technologies    Hearback System

Midi Controller

  • Roland    A-80 Midi Keyboard Contoller

Archive Targeting / Source Machines

  • Tascam    D-88
  • Tascam    122 cassette
  • Sony         A-6 DAT
  • Sony         PCM7040

MIDI Gear
Digidesign/Midi Timepiece

House Instruments / Amplifiers

  • Young Chang    G-208 (6’10” Grand)
  • Fender               Hot Rod Deluxe
  • Fender               Stratocaster
  • Martin              D-25 K2 (all Koa)
  • Martin              OOOX-1
  • Ibanez              FA-100BS (Archtop)
  • Yamaha            QLX-1073R (Semi Hollow)
  • Fender             Precision Bass
  • Godin              A-4 Acoustic Elec Bass

Microphones

  • AKG    D12 E
  • AKG    C3000B (3ea)
  • AKG    C1000S (1ea)
  • AKG    C460 B (2ea)
  • AKG    C-414
  • AKG    D-112
  • Electrovoice    RE-20
  • Heil    PR-20 (2ea)
  • Neumann    KMi-84 (2ea)
  • Neumann    U-87 (2ea)
  • Peluso P-67
  • RCA    Type 77-DX
  • Sanken    S-41 (3ea)
  • Sennheiser    421 (3ea)
  • Sennheiser    MD-441-U (2ea)
  • Sennheiser    MKH-416 Shotgun
  • Shure    KSM-137
  • Shure    SM57 (6ea)
  • Shure    SM58(2ea)
  • Shure    SM-81(2ea)
  • Telefunken    AK-47