The studio

"Equipped with industry leading Apogee converters and true vintage quality mixing made my tracks jump out of my speakers!" SALO, rap artist

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The studio is fully acoustically treated using the highly effective Primacoustic system plus has been further neutralized using IK Multimedia's proven ARC Room Correction technology.

Computer hardware

  • Mac Pro Quad-core Intel Xeon "Nehalem" 2.66GHz, 8Gb RAM, 2x 1TB internal drives
  • PowerMac G5 1.8GHz, 6GB RAM, 2X 500GB internal drives
  • MacBook Pro, 2GB RAM
  • Range of external hard drives containing vast orchestral and non-orchestral sample libraries
  • 2x Apple Cinema 23' displays


  • Industry leading Apogee Rosetta 800 A/D D/A converters supporting sample rates up to 192 kHz at 24 bits
  • M-Audio Profire 2626 running through Apogee converters via ADAT
  • Universal Audio AUD-2 DUO card running Mix Essentials bundle, Neve 88RS channel strip and many more
  • Mackie Control Universal Pro


  • Presonus Central Station for monitoring
  • Yamaha NS10s speakers
  • Yamaha HS80s speakers + Yamaha subwoofer
  • Avantone Mixcubes speakers
  • Carver amplifier
  • Beyerdynamic DT150 fully enclosed headphones

Software & Plugins

  • Pro Tools 8
  • Logic Studio 8
  • Ableton Live 7
  • Reason 3
  • Universal Audio AUD-2 DUO card including Mix Essentials bundle, Neve 88RS channel strip and more
  • Arturia CS-80V, Moog Modular v2, Arp2600V
  • Gmedia Imposcar
  • Korg Legacy Cell collection (MS-20, Polysix, Wavestation)
  • Spectrasonics Atmosphere
  • Native Instruments Kontakt 2, Massive, Battery, B4 II, Reaktor 5, FM8, GuitarRig 2
  • Miroslav Philharmonik
  • MusicLab RealGuitar 2
  • Steinberg Virtual Guitarist (acoustic edition /electric edition)

Keyboards and sound modules

  • M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 hammer action full size keyboard
  • Korg M1
  • AKAI S5000 hardware sampler
  • EMU Planet Phatt sound module
  • Roland JV1080 sound module
  • Korg padKONTROL drum pad

Other outboard gear & mics

  • TL Audio 3051 Voice channel
  • Rode NTK valve condenser microphone with shock mount
  • SE Electronics Reflexion Filter
  • Tascam DA-20 MkII DAT machine
  • Lexicon Reflex outboard reverb/delay unit
  • Roland SE50 ouboard stereo effects processor

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