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The Studio's Functional Elements Details

  • The room is functionally divided into two spaces:

    • The 6' x 12' recording area:

      • Quad tube amp system

      • '60's Vintage American, '80s American Boutique, Dual British Marshall amps

    • The 12' x 12' control room:

      • Large DAW desk

      • Triple 4K monitors

      • Dedicated HD monitor for iPad-based studio apps

      • 88 keyboard with hidden shelf
         

  • A centralized studio speaker monitoring control system:  

    • BiAmped "Upstairs" Mains:

      • Event 2020 powered monitors

    • Set of "Near Field" Monitors:  

      • Yamaha HS 5 powered monitors 

    • A room crossover tuned subwoofer:

      • A JBL Arena S-10 subwoofer

      • Active crossover circuit

      • Room tuning gain staging control

    • Dual headphones controls

      • Interactive talkback system

      • Full function remote system
         

  • Professional room acoustics treatment:

    • Spectrum analizer tuned room using Pink noise and sweep tones

    • T60 reverb acoustic paneling strategic checked and controlled 

    • A 15 band EQ for final spectrum analizer tuning

    • Strategic room reflections created with room tuning "Squares"
       

  • A quad DAW video monitoring system:

    • A wall-mounted 50' 4K UHD video monitor

    • Dual 27" 4K UHD DAW for the DELL I9 9900 workstation tower

    • An HP 28" HD 1080 monitor dedicated to iPad application
       

  • A DAW recording 16 track guitar performance recording direct and mic system:

    • 8 Direct In (DI) tracks:

      • JHS Colourbox "Dry Console" out for reamping: Mono DI channel 1

      • H & K Black Spirit Redbox DI for IR emulations: Mono DI channel 2

      • UA Ox Box out for IR emulation: Stereo DI channels 3 & 4

        • Fender Twin Reveb​

        • Kelley F.A.C.S. 30/60

      • Allen & Heath ZED 10 Effects mixer​

        • Headphone Out: Stereo DI channels 5 & 6

          • Selectable sources: Record, Mix, Playback

        • Mains OutStereo DI channels 7 & 8

          • BOSS EQ-200 programmable graphic equalizer​

          • EQ configured as TRS cabled as Main Mix stereo inserts

        • Strymon Stereo FXs pedalboard​ out

          • Strymon's Stereo Trio

            • TimeLine Delay

            • Mobius Modulations

            • BigSky Reverb

          • TC Electronic's

            • Viscous Vibe Uni-vibe stereo pedal

        • Source Audio Stereo Digial pedalboard out

          • Digital Distortion

          • Guitar Synth

          • Phaser

          • Chorus

          • Delay

          • Reverb​

    • 8 XLR In (Mic) tracks:

      • Fender Twin: Royer R-121 mic: Right speaker paired with SM-57 channel 1​

      • Fender Twin: ShureSM-57 mic: Right speaker paired with R-121 channel 2

      • Kelley F.A.C.S. 30/60: Shure Beta 57A channel 3

      • Blackstar HT-20R MRK II: Sennheiser E609 channel 4

      • Tone King Gremlin: Sennheiser E906 channel 5

      • Blackstar & Tone King:: Shared Celestion Creambacks dual 12" cab mic channel 6

      • Triple amp: Wet/Dry/Wet stereo left mic channel 7

      • Triple amp: Wet/Dry/Wet stereo right mic channel 8
         

  • An integrated Guitar Pedalbord System:

    • 9 pedalboards with dedicated studio roles

    • An Allen & Heath ZED 10 effects summing configured for Wet/Dry/Wet recordings

    • An active 7 amp guitar signal distribution system with ground lifts and phase control
       

  • Three five guitar wall mounted "String Swings":

    • Supports the creative process

      • Visual support for guitar tracking selection of guitar

      • Encourages practicing

    • Managse the guitar collection off the floor

    • Primary storageand display for all guitars

    • Removes the need for guitar stands

    • Two guitar stands dedicated for session instruments
       

  • Two Studio additional mic recording and maintenance desks:

    • A desk for acoustic guitar and vocal micing

    • An administration and studio support desk
       

  • Studio cables and parts locker:

    • Cable management storage system

    • Studio parts bin

    • A studio test equipment locker
       

  • The Cave multi-color lighting system with remotes:

    • Guitar track lighting

    • Under desk mood lighting

    • Dual mood light color poles

    • Indirect ceiling color light molding strip