Gear

Here is a partial list of gear and software used at Barn Jazz Studio for audio production.

Digital Tools

  • PCAudiolabs DAW – Intel Core i7 with 12 gig. RAM
  • Windows 7 / 64 bit
  • Pro Tools 12
  • Cubase 8 Pro / 64 bit
  • Wavelab 8.5 / 64 bit
  • SONAR Producer 8.6.3 / 64 bit
  • SONAR X3 /  64 Bit
  • UAD DUO with numerous plugins
  • Waves V. 9 plugins (various)
  • Celemony Melodyne 2
  • BFD3 drum software
  • Izotope Ozone 6 mastering software
  • Izotope RX5 Advanced audio restoration software
  • Plextor Professional XL
  • Omnisphere 1.5 synth
  • Chromaphone synth
  • Steinberg Halion Symphonic Orchestra
  • Garritan Personal Orchestra 4
  • PSP Audioware Xenon Limiter
  • PSP Audioware Vintage Warmer
  • PSP Echo
  • UBK-1
  • Voxengo  plugins (various)
  • Notion 5 Music Notation Software
  • +many other quality plugins and synths

Console

  • Allen & Heath GSR24M  24 channel analog console with DAW integration

Digital/Analog Conversion

  • Allen & Heath GSR24M Firewire
  • Antelope Audio Pure2

Tape Decks

  • Otari MX-7800 1″ 8-track (30 and 15 ips) reel to reel
  • Sony/MCI JH110b 1/4″  (15 and 7.5 ips) reel to reel
  • Technics 1500 1/4″ (7.5 and 3.75 ips) reel to reel
  • Tascam CC-222 MK III (casette)

Microphones

Large Diaphram Condensor

  • Neumann U87a (vintage 1986)
  • ADK Custom Shop Vienna 12-T
  • Michael Joly MJE V250 K47 capsule
  • CAD GXL 1200 with  Joly modded   MJE-K47h capsule
  • Audio Technica-4033a
  • Rode K2
  • MXL 770

Small Diaphram Condensors

  • Earthworks QTC-40 (matched pair) (omni)
  • Earthworks TC-20 (matched pair) (omni)
  • Oktava MK-012 (Joly mod)
  • Beyerdynamic 930c
  • Rode M3
  • Joly MJE-384 Matched Pair

Ribbon mics

  • RCA D77 (vintage 1960’s)
  • Royer 121
  • Cascade Victor – Roger Cloud modified, essentially a Cloud mic now
  • Cascade 731 – Joly-modded
  • Blue Woodpecker (active ribbon)

Dynamic mics

  • Heil PR35
  • Shure SM 57
  • Shure SM 57  (Granelli mod)
  • Shure SM 58 (3)
  • Audio-Technica 87004L (Omni broadcast mic)

Analog Outboard

  • Elysia Xfilter Rack stereo EQ
  • A-Designs Hammer stereo EQ
  • A-Designs Nail stereo compressor
  • Rupert Neve Designs Master Bus Processor
  • Presonus ADL 600 stereo preamp
  • Retro Powerstrip channel strip
  • Millenia Media HV3C stereo preamp
  • Warm Audio WA76 compressor
  • ART ProVLA II stereo compressor
  • ART ProMPA II stereo preamp
  • A-Designs REDDI tube direct box
  • Countryman Type 10 DI
  • Radial X-Amp re-amper
  • Rolls PM350-351 personal monitors
  • Cloud Lifter 2
  • JK Audio Broadcast Host  (for phone interviews)
API Lunchbox 500-series with
  • Atlas Pro Audio Juggernaut preamp
  • Empirical Labs DerrEsser
  • MAAQ EQ 4
  • Rupert Neve Designs 517 preamp and DI
  • Pete’s Place BAC 500 compressor

Keys

  • Yamaha CP-33 stage piano
  • Alesis QS6.2 Synth
  • AKAI Professional MPK261 midi keyboard controller
  • Edirol PCR-M50 61 key midi keyboard

Amps

  • Fender ’63 Princeton tube amp
  • Roland Jazz Chorus 120
  • Roland KC-60 keyboard amp
  • Fender Acoustisonic Jr
  • Ampeg BA-155HP Bass amp
  • Crate CRII (vintage wood)

Other

  • Primera Bravo 4051 Disc Publisher