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Mixing Console

  • State-of-the-art analog recording/mixing console. The Soundtracs Jade is the heart of the studio featuring 48 in-line faders for a total of 96-inputs during mixdown, 12 aux/send returns, 24-bus, 64-channel TracMix automation, and built-in Bantam TT patchbay. [Click here to see who else uses the Jade]

  • The Master section boasts internal DSP processing so that each channel of the Jade can support on-board gating, compression and other effects.

Auxiliary Mixing Station

  • Mackie Onyx 1640 with digital I/O card, talkback

  • Panasonic SV-3700 DAT

  • Hosa patchbay

Multi-track Recorders

  • 32-tracks of Tascam DA-88 and DA-38 with SY-88 Sync Card and Remote

  • 16-tracks of Alesis 20-bit ADAT with BRC

  • 48-channel direct-to-disk hard drive recording system utilizing dual MOTU 24-I/O and SONAR 5 Producer Edition software

Two-Track Recorders

  • Tascam DA-30 DAT

  • Sony AC-7 DAT

  • Alesis Masterlink CD Recorder

  • Tascam 302 Dual Cassette Deck

  • Hard drive recording with MOTU 2408 and Sound Forge 8

Computers

  • State-of-the-art DAW digital audio workstation with tons of software and plug-ins for tracking, overdubs and editing

  • AutoTuneEFX2e plug-in

  • FTP Server for file transfers

Dubbing & Duplication Suite

  • Alesis Multimix 8

  • Tascam 302 Dual Cassette Deck

  • Tascam DA-20 DAT

  • Sony LX250H Turntable

  • Computer hard disk recording system with M-Audio Delta and Sound Forge 7

  • Alesis CD Twin

  • QD-DVD123 1x3 DVD+/-R Duplicator

  • Panasonic MRES45VS  DVD & VHS Recorder

  • Toshiba MD9DL1  DVD player & Monitor

  • Toshiba VCR

  • Microboards CD & DVD Publisher/Duplicator

Live Recording

  • 24-tracks of Tascam DA-88

  • Edirol R-1

  • Edirol R-4

  • Sony Net MD Recorder

  • Alesis 16-channel Mixer

  • Sony Portable DAT

Studio Monitors

Control Room:

  • Pair of Powered Adam Audio P33As

  • Pair of vintage Yamaha NS10Ms with EV7300 power amp

Tracking Room:

  • Pair of JBL LX22 with Peavy CS800 power amp

  • Personal headphone mixers by HEAR Technologies using Ultrasone HFI-550 headphones.

  • Aphex HeadPod

Control Room Production Desk Computer Speakers:

  • Pair of M-Audio Pro 3 professional audio monitors

Grand Piano

Keyboards

  • Korg M-1

  • Korg Triton

  • Roland R-9 Fantom XR

  • Roland 3080 with grand piano expansion card and 60s & 70s expansion card

  • Kurzweil Micro Ensemble

  • E-mu ESI-2000

  • Alesis Ion

  • Yamaha P-140 Electric Piano

  • Vintage 1968 Wurlitzer

  • Vintage 1973 Wurlitzer w/ tremolo

Softsynths

  • IK Multimedia Sample Tank II

  • IK Multimedia Miroslav Philharmonic

  • Native Instruments B4

  • Arturia Mini-Moog

  • Arturia ARP 2600

  • Synthology Ivory Grand Piano

  • and many more!

Control Surfaces

  • Mackie MCU (Mackie Control Universal)

  • Mackie C4

  • Native Instruments Kore

  • Novation Remote 25

Signal Processing/Outboard Gear

Compressors/Gates:

  • Aphex JDK/API R-22

  • Chameleon Labs 7720 (2)

  • Chameleon Labs 7802 (3)

  • TL Audio Ivory 5021 with digital output card

  • Aphex 661 with Tubessence

  • Universal Audio Project Pack with DSP card featuring Pultec, Fairchild, EMT & others

  • Behringer AutoQuad

  • Behringer Composer

  • Behringer Producer

Mic Pres:

  • API 212L (4-channels)
  • TL Audio 5001 (4-channels)
  • Focusrite Octopre (8-channels)
  • Vintech 473 (4-channels)

Effects:

  • Aphex Aural Exciter
  • Eventide H-8000
  • Eventide H-3000 with DSE conversion kit
  • Lexicon 200
  • Lexicon LXP-5
  • Lexicon MPX-100
  • Boss SE-50
  • ART FXR Elite (used in Studio B)
  • Zoom Studio 1204

EQ:

  • Aphex JDK/API R-24
  • Ashely PQ-16 (6-Band EQ)
  • Ashley PQX-517  (7-Band EQ)
  • Ashely PQX-572 (7-Band EQ)

DI's & Simulators:

  • CBI Custom TRS Direct Box
  • Crate CA 1P
  • Tubeworks 4002 Tube DI
  • Whirlwind DI (8-channels)
  • Line 6 Pod Pro Guitar
  • Line 6 Pod Pro Bass
  • Antares AVP-1 Vocal Processor

Microphones

  • AKG 451 (2)

  • AKG C430

  • AKG D112

  • Audio Technica 4033

  • Audio Technica 4050/CM5

  • Audio-Technica AT 8015 Shotgun (1)

  • Audix F9 (2)

  • Audix F2 (4)

  • Audix F5 (2)

  • Audix F6 (1)

  • Audix TR40 (2)

  • Blue Mics Baby Bottle

  • Blue Encore 100 (4)

  • Blue Woodpecker

  • Blue Mikey Digital (2)

  • CAD CM217 (2)

  • DBX A-256 Flat Reference Mic

  • EV 757A

  • EV 757B

  • EV 468 (6)

  • MikTech PM9 (4)

  • MikTech PM10 (1)

  • MikTech PM11 (1)

  • MikTech CV4 (1)

  • MXL 990 (1)

  • MXL 991 (1)

  • MXL 603 (1)

  • Neumann BCM705

  • Neumann  KM184 (2)

  • Neumann U67

  • Neumann U87

  • SE Electronics H-1

  • SE Electronics Gemini Tube Mic

  • SE Electronics Icis Valve Mic

  • SE Electronics R-1 Ribbon Mic (4)

  • SE Electronics Matched Stereo Pair

  • SE Electronics SE2200A Cardioid Condenser Mic (7)

  • SE Electronics Titan (2)

  • Sennheiser 421

  • Sennheiser e906

  • Shure SM57 (11)

  • Shure SM58 (1)

  • Stedman N90 (2)

  • Yamaha Sub Kick

Drums & Percussion

  • 5-piece Pearl Export Kit

  • 3-piece 1950s vintage Slingerland Kit

  • 6-piece Pintech Tour Elite Electronic Drum Kit

Cymbals:

Zildjian

  • 19 China Boy

  • 14 Custom Crash

  • 19 Medium Crash

  • 20 ZBT Ride

  • 22 Vintage Ride

  • 16 ZBT  Crash

  • 10 Special Recording Hi-Hats

  • 10 ZBT Splash

  • 10 Scimitar Bronze Splash

  • 14 Scimitar Hi-Hats

Meinl

  • 14 Filter China

  • 16 Thin Crash

  • 22 Ping Ride

  • 14 Byzance Hi-Hats

  • 33" Chimes

Misc.

  • Paiste 20 Light Ride

Snares:

  • Spaun 13" x 5.5" solid stave cherry wood snare

  • TAMA 10 Popcorn snare

  • TAMA 14 snare

  • Remo Piccolo snare

  • Pearl 14 snare


The Soundtracs Jade recording console is used by these people as well (just to name a few!):

  • Annie Lennox, formerly of Eurythmics
  • Roll Over Studios in London purchased four Jades for their studios
  • Beethoven Street Studios installed a Jade 48 in their room
  • Angel Studios in London owned by the World's Largest music library, De-Wolfe bought a Jade 48 for their studio complex
  • Esselle Studios in Brighton where Norman Cook (aka Fat Boy Slim) does most of his recording installed a Soundtracs Jade 40
  • EMI Music Publishing in London installed a Jade 48 in their Charring Cross Studio
  • Ann Dudley music composer, arranger and part of the "Art Of Noise" has a Jade 48 in her private studio
  • Homestead Studio in Northern Ireland had a Jade 48 installed
  • UK Remix band Fluke have a Jade 48 installed in their studio
  • K Klass UK-based remixers bought a Jade 56 for their studio
  • Composer Paul Fishman (who wrote the soundtrack for the Superman movie) installed a Jade 48 in his private studio
  • UK new wave band The Levellers have a Jade 48 in their studio in Brighton
  • UK reggae band Steel Pulse have a Jade 48 installed in their private studio in Birmingham
  • UK rocker Glen Tipton of heavy rock band Judas Priest has a Jade 48 installed in his private studio
  • Commercial music studios - part of the University of Westminster London installed seven Soundtracs consoles in their studio complex, which included a Jade

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