What We Use

Gear doesn’t make a great record. Engineers and producers with great ears do. At the Amusement Park Studio, you get both: great ears and the best gear in the region.

Console, Recorders, Monitors & I/O

  • Amek Big 48 channel recording console
  • Pro Tools HD3
  • Lynx Aurora 16in 16out I/O
  • Apple Power Mac G5 Dual 2.7Ghz with 4mb ram and (2) 24” cinema displays
  • Alesis Masterlink
  • Pro Tools LE Digi002 (Black Lion Modified)
  • (3) MBoxes (v7.4)
  • (2) Mac laptop-based recording systems
  • Fostex E-16 1/2 tape machine
  • Genelec 1031s
  • KRoks

Outboard Gear

Effects
  • Eventide Ultra Harmonizer 4000
  • Lexicon PCM80
  • Lexicon PCM90
  • Roland SDE 2500 digital delay
  • Roland SDE 3000 digital delay
  • Ibanez AD202 Analog Delay
  • Yamaha SPC90II
  • MXR Flanger/Doubler
  • Digitech DPS 256XL
Pres/Comps/EQs
  • API A2D 2 channel mic pre
  • (2) API 512 Preamps
  • Greg Hanks Ba 660 Tube mic pre/limiter
  • Hamptone HVTP2 tube mic pre
  • Neve 9088 Pre/EQ
  • Neve 9088 Dual Mic pre
  • TL Audio dual vale equalizer/mic pre
  • Tech21 Sans-amp
  • Demeter Tube Bass Pre
  • Altec 436c Tube compressor
  • Art Pro VLA II
  • Behringer Composer

Microphones

  • 1969 Neumann U87
  • Royer 121
  • Neumann KM184s (stereo-matched pair)
  • AKG C414 B XLS (stereo-matched pair)
  • ElectroVoice Re-20 (2)
  • ElectroVoice Re-10
  • Peluso P-12 (stereo-matched pair)
  • Sennheiser MD421 (2 - vintage)
  • Shure SM 58 (3)
  • Shure SM 57 (5)
  • Shure SM 7B (2)
  • Shure SM 81
  • Shure 55S (Vintage)
  • Audix D1
  • Audix D2 (2)
  • Audix D4
  • Audix D6
  • Audix OM7
  • Audix OM2 (6)
  • Earth Works TC-20 (2 matched pairs)
  • Octavia MK-219
  • MXL 990
  • Blue Mouse
  • Blue Kiwi
  • CAD Drums pack
  • Beyer Dynamic M69N(2)
  • Audio Technica 2020
  • Audio Technica 2021
  • Audio Technica 4047

DI’s

  • Apex ADP(3)
  • Pro-Co BB-1(2)
  • Radial J48(1)

Instruments

Acoustic Guitars
  • Martin HD28
  • Taylor XXV-GA
  • Laravie
  • Yamaha Classical
Electrics Guitars
  • 1987 PRS 10-Top
  • 1974 Les Paul Studio
  • 1996 Fender Stratocaster
  • 2005 Rickenbacker 650D
  • 1984 Carvin DC200BI (highly modded)
Keyboards
  • Yamaha S90 ES
  • Korg Triton Extreme 88
  • Sequential Circuits Prophet 5
  • ‘78 Fender Rhodes (mint)
  • Hammond C3 Organ w/ Leslie cabinet

Amps

Combos
  • 1966 Fender Super Reverb (Blackface)
  • Mesa Lonestar 2x12
  • 1980's Jim Kelly
  • Marshall JCM800
  • Line 6 Flextone
Heads
  • Bogner Ectasty 101B
  • Marshall 1987X Plexi reissue
  • Matchless
Cabs
  • 1969 Marshall Basketweave 4x12 (slanted)
  • Bogner 4x12 (slanted) loaded with 1973 Celestion G12Hs
  • Leslie with guitar preamp

Pedals

  • Electro Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man
  • Electro Harmonix LBP-1
  • Electro Harmonix Big Muff PI
  • Digitech Whammy (1st edition)
  • Digitech Whammy/Wah
  • BBE Green Screamer
  • Line-6 MM4 Modulation Modeler
  • Line-6 FM4 Filter Modeler
  • BMC-Wah
  • Mu-Tron Phasor
  • Mu-Tron Bi-Phase
  • Ibanez TS9
  • Ibanez DS1
  • Ibanez TS10
  • Boss DS1
  • MXR Phase90
  • Voodoo Labs Proctavia
  • Morley Echo-Chorus-Vibrato
  • Boomerang Loop Station
  • RMC 1 Wah
  • Bruno Fuzz Wah
  • Panner
  • Carl Martin Hot Drive and Boost
  • Maestro Fuzz
  • Maestro Rhythm-n-Sound

Plugins/Additional Software

  • Reason
  • Waves Gold
  • EMI Mastering Suite
  • Bruno/Reso
  • Fairchild BF660 & 670
  • Joe Meek Meekualizer
  • Pultec EQH-2
  • T-Racks Equalizer
  • Massey VT3 EQ
  • EQ3
  • Q1-Q10
  • REQ 2-6
  • EMI TG 12412
  • EMI TG 12414
  • Massey L2007 Limiter
  • Bombfactory BF-2A
  • Bombfactory BF76
  • De-Esser Dyn 3
  • Expander/Gate Dyn 3
  • Compressor/Limiter Dyn 3
  • Focusrite D3 Compressor/Limiter
  • JoeMeek Compressor
  • Purple Audio MC77
  • Waves Audio Track
  • Bittersweet II
  • C1 Compressor
  • C1 Comp-Gate
  • C1 Comp-SC
  • C1 Gate
  • EMI TG 12413 1969
  • EMI TG12413 2005
  • L1 Limiter
  • Oxford Suppressor
  • Renaissance compressor
  • Renaissance Axe
  • SoundHack +Compand
  • Autotune
  • Doubler2
  • Doubler4
  • Tune Lite
  • Pitch
  • Amplitube 2DUO
  • Amplitube 2 LIVE
  • Ampeg SVX UNO
  • Amplitube XGEAR
  • Reverb One
  • Altiverb
  • BlueVerb DRV 2080
  • Breverb
  • IR-L
  • IR 360
  • RVerb
  • TrueVerb
  • Delay II
  • Moogerfooger Analog Delay
  • Time Adjuster
  • BT Oilcan Echo TLE25-3
  • BT Tempo Delay DL3D-3
  • SoundHack Bubbler
  • SoundHack Delay
  • SoundHack Pitch Delay
  • SuperTap 2-6 Taps
  • Nomad Phaser
  • Nomad Sweeper
  • Nomad Tremolo
  • BT Analog Chorus CH25-3
  • BT Analog Phaser APH25-3
  • Cosmonaut Voice
  • Enigma
  • Metaflanger
  • MondoMod
  • BT ValveDriver ADR25-3
  • iZotope Vinyl
  • SoundHack Chebyshev
  • SoundHack Decimate
  • POWr Dither
  • IDR Dither
  • PAZ Frequency
  • PAZ Meters
  • PAZ Analyzer
  • PAZ Position
  • PhaseScope
  • S1 Imager
  • S1 MS Matrix
  • SoundHack Matrix
  • SoundHack Phasescope
  • Stereo Tool
  • MaxxBass
  • HR Meter
  • Drumagog
  • Reason
  • Ableton Live
  • Wave Editor Mastering Software

Odds and Ends

  • Alesis Hand Synths
  • Maestro Rhythm N Sound (drum machine)
  • Atari 2600-drum machine
  • 27" Marching bass drum
  • 26" Boudron drum
  • Congas
  • Misc. percussion (tambourines, shakers, noise makers)
  • High-capacity CD duplicator & printer


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