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The studio is basically one room that is perfectly sized for recording soloists (for example, I recorded Jim Walker's bamboo flutes and Peter Maunu's acoustic guitars for "Picture Bride" here), though the room has held as many as five vocalists comfortably. Remodel construction by Rev. Michael LeBlanc. Stay tuned for updates, in progress!

OBLIGATORY LIST OF STUFF
Control Surface: ProTools ProControl with Fader Pack

Synthesizers: Dave Smith Prophet 08; Dave Smith Poly Evolver; Access Virus C; Oberheim Xpander; Multimoog; Yamaha VL-1; Roland JV 1080; Roland XV 5080; Nord Electro 2

Virtual Synthesizers and Hosts: Arturia Prophet V; Arturia Moog Modular V; Arturia Factory Experience, MOTU Machfive 2 & 3; Kontact; Vienna Ensemble Pro

Software (partial list): ProTools HD 8 system and associated hardware; Altiverb; StudioVision (w/Digidesign 888 hardware); Digital Performer; Logic (Logic Studio); Finale; Overture; GigaStudio; Cubase

Computers: 2 Mac Pros, Mac G5, Mac G4 (Dual-bootable); 2 PCs for GigaStudios; MacBook Pro

Digital Reverbs: 2 SDR 1000s

5.1 Monitoring: 3 Genelec 1031A's; 1 Genelec 1092A Active Subwoofer; 2 M&K Tripole surround speakers; Multimax EX monitor system

Video: Sony VPL-VH10HT Projector; Da-lite 45X80 Audiovision screen; Aurora Fuse Card; Adobe Premiere; Final Cut Pro; Panasonic AG DV2500 DV/DVCAM deck

Samplers: 2 GigaStudio systems; 3 Roland SP-700's; Roland S-760; Akai S-5000; Receptor 2 ProMax

Mic Preamps and AD Convertors: 2 Avalon vt 737sp tube mic preamps; Apogee Rosetta AD

Outboard Recording Gear: Tascam DA-88; Tascam MX2424 (both currently in the museum)

Microphones: 3 M-Audio Sputnik Tube Microphones; 2 M-Audio Pulsar II Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphones; Rode NT2; Rode NT4 Stereo Microphone; Sennheiser MD 441; Fostex M20RP m/s stereo microphone

Instruments: Yamaha U5 piano; frame drum, bowed psaltery, toy harps, zampoñas, maracas, ocarinas, tin whistles, banjo uke; kantele; ocean harp; jaw's harps; miscellaneous hand percussion, etc.

Sample Libraries (partial list): Sonic Implants String Collection; Vienna Symphonic; Vienna Instruments w/User Interface; Garritan Orchestral Strings; Roland strings, brass, winds, & percussion libraries; Heart of Asia; Heart of Africa; Hans Zimmer guitars; Sam Horns & Trumpets; Native Instruments Komplete; Ivory; Hollywood Strings; Hollywood Brass

Essentials: No. 2 Pencils and score paper

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PHOTOS

Workstation

Workstation

Yamaha U5 (watched over by left surround speaker)

Yamaha U5 (watched over by left surround speaker)

Custom built-in racks and recessed pull-out keyboard surface

Custom built-in racks and recessed pull-out keyboard surface