Rocking Sacramento since 2004

Equipment

"I've always felt the Song, Artist's performance of that song and the skills of the Engineer are the most important aspects of an incredible recording. That being said... great gear goes a long way as well."

-Dustin Ryan / Recording Engineer & Founder

Console

Trident 80c (32x24x24)

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Console

Trident 80c (32x24x24)

  • 32 Preamps (1-24 modified by Jim Williams at Audio Upgrades)
  • 56 Channels of 80 series EQ
  • 24 Channel Monitor Section
  • 56 Channels at mixdown

Microphones

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Microphones

  • Neumann: U87 (Vintage) TLM 103 (2) & KM-184 (matched pair)
  • AKG: 414 XLII (matched pair), C12-VR, D112 (2) & C451
  • Audio Technica: AT 4081 active ribbon & AT 4050 (matched pair)
  • Sennheiser: MD-421 (3), U-421 (vintage),  MKH-416 shotgun mic & e906
  • Shure: sm57 (4), sm58 (2), Beta 57, Beta 52, sm81, sm7b & sm91
  • Avenson Audio: STO-2 (matched pair)
  • Telefunken: CU-29 Tube Mic 
  • Peluso: P-248 Tube Mic
  • Lucas: CS-1
  • Blue: Kiwi
  • Audix: D-6
  • Heil: PR40

Preamps / DI Boxes

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Preamps / DI Boxes

  • Martech: MSS-10
  • Great River: MP-2NV
  • BAE: 1084 with EQ (2)
  • NEVE: 1073LB (6)
  • Phoenix Audio: DRS-1 (2)
  • Focusrite: ISA 220
  • API: 3124+ (2)
  • UA: 2-610
  • Avalon: VT-737sp & U5 (2)
  • Radial: ProD8, JDI Duplex, J48 & JCR ReAmp 
  • BSS Audio: AR-133 Active DI

Dynamics / EQ

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Dynamics / EQ

  • Urei: 1176 LN (original), LA-3A (original)
  • Empirical Labs: EL8X-M Distressor (2)
  • Kush Audio: UBK EL7 Fatso 
  • Revive Music: Custom G-SSL 4000 Buss Compressor
  • UA-Teletronix: LA-2A (reissue)
  • UA: 2-1176
  • Heritage Audio: Succsessor Stereo Buss Compressor
  • TK Audio: TK-lizer (Mastering EQ)
  • Warm Audio: EQP-WA
  •  API: 550b (2), API 560 (2)

DAW / Converters / Monitoring

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DAW / Converters / Monitoring

  • ProTools HD 12 (with all the fancy plugins)
  • Reason 8.0
  • EZ Drummer 2
  • Digidesign: 192 i/o (24 ch. in / 40 ch. out)
  • Burl: B2 Bomber AD
  • Barefoot: MM27
  • Drawmer: MC3.1 Monitor Controller
  • Hear Technologies: Talk Back 600 MV
  • Mackie: HMX-56 (headphone matrix mixer)
  • AVIOM: AN-16i system with (6) A-16ii mixers
  • MCI JH-24 2" Tape Machine