Instruments & EquipmenT

Rentals are available as scheduling permits. Contact for a quote.

Recording & Production

Microphones

  • Audio-Technica
    • ATM250de
  • Beyerdynamic
    • M201
    • M500 N(C)
  • Cascade
    • Fathead
    • VIN-JET (Lundahl transformer), two
  • Electro-Voice
    • 635A
  • Oktava
    • MC-012, two (MJE-modified)
    • MK-219 (MJE-modified)
  • Sennheiser
    • e609 Silver
    • MD 421 II, three
    • MD 421-U-4
  • Shure
    • 401B (modified)
    • 520DX “Green Bullet”
    • Beta 52A
    • Beta 57A
    • Beta 58
    • Beta 91
    • KSM32, two
    • SM7B
    • SM57, four
    • SM58, two
    • SM81

Preamps, Converters, and Processors

  • Bellari MP110 (modified)
  • PreSonus Digimax FS, eight channels
  • RME Babyface Pro
  • Symetrix
    • SX202, two channels
    • CL-150 (w/ Valley People VCAs and upgraded opamps, recap in progress)
    • 525 (w/ Vally People VCA's; upgrade and recap scheduled)
  • Yamaha PB-1
  • Yamaha PM1000, two channels (currently undergoing modification)

Monitoring

  • PreSonus Sceptre S8, active
  • Avantone MixCubes, active
  • Sony MDR-7506 headphones

DAWs & Plugins

  • Ableton Live Suites 9 & 10
  • Cockos Reaper 5.78
  • Renoise
  • Plugins from Izotope, Soundways, and Soundtoys

Percussion

Drum Kits

  • Gretsh Marquee 6-piece, 7-ply maple
  • Rogers Londoner 2-piece, 5-ply maple & poplar (early 70's vintage)
    • 18" x 16" floor/kick
    • 22" x 14" kick

Snare Drums

  • Ludwig Acrolite, 14" x 5", brushed aluminum (70's vintage)
  • Ludwig Black Magic, 14" x 5.5", nickel-over-brass
  • Pearl Free Floater, 14" x 6.5", maple
  • Pearl Free Floater piccolo, 14" x 3", maple
  • Pearl piccolo, 13" x 2.5", maple
  • Tama Starclassic 14" x 5.5", (bubinga/birch)

Cymbals

  • Various vintage Zildjian cymbals
  • Various Meinl and Zildjian splashes and effect cymbals
  • Cymbal & Gong Mersey Beat complete set (14" hats, 20" crash-ride, 22" sizzle ride)

Keyboard Percussion

  • Leedy Vibraphone (1930's vintage)
  • Resonator bells

Cajons

  • Fat Congas Bajo Cajon
  • Meinl Turbo Slap-Top Cajon
  • Meinl Artisan Edition Flamenco Cajon
  • Toca Bongo Flip-Cajon

Afro-Latin

  • Congas
    • LP Classic Quinto (90's vintage, Comfort Curve rim)
    • LP Classic Conga (80's vintage, Comfort Curve rim)
    • LP Classic Conga (slightly larger, used at Tumbadora, early 80's vintage)
  • Meinl Luis Conte series brass timbales (15" and 14")
  • LP fiberglass bongos

Afro-Brazilian

  • Meinl tamborim
  • Meinl triple agogo
  • Meinl mounted panderio (ABS, with napa head)
  • Meinl unmounted pandeiro (ABS, with napa head)

Miscellaneous

  • LP Djembe (80's vintage)
  • Roland Octapad, with hi-hat and kick pedals
  • Various bells, blocks, shakers, tambourines
  • Triangles, mark tree, artisan cow/hand bells
  • Two mbira/kalimba, one with gourd resonator

Basses & guitars

Amps

  • Acoustic B200 combo bass amp (15" cone, plus horn)
  • Johnson Reptone 15B
  • ZT Club (12" cone)

Basses

  • Carvin custom 4-string, fretted, neck-through
  • Carvin custom 5-string, fretless, neck-through

Guitars

  • Gretsch G9240 "Alligator", biscuit cone resonator
  • Ibanez Artcore AF-75, semi hollow-body

Additionally, various reverb, trem, drive, and distortion pedals are available.