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Studio D

Designed by legendary audio engineer and acoustics expert, Allen Sides, studio D was the former site of Bernie Grundman Mastering. Now an exceptional, state-of-the-art mix studio, it’s large and meticulously designed control room houses a custom 84 input Neve 88R console complete with 12 1081 Remote mic pres.

Notable Recordings 

Designed by legendary audio engineer and acoustics expert, Allen Sides, studio D was the former site of Bernie Grundman Mastering. Now an exceptional, state-of-the-art mix studio, its large and meticulously designed control room houses a custom 84 input Neve 88R console complete with 12 Neve 1081 Remote mic pres.

Since opening in 2003 countless records from some of the World’s biggest artists have been mixed in United’s studio D. From Brian Wilson, Avril Lavigne and Rush through to Ziggy Marley, Evanescence and Ice Cube studio D is versatile enough to cater to any genre of music and was designed to offer a beautifully true and accurate representation of all audio.

 

Studio D comes complete with 2 Allen Sides-designed isolation booths, Ocean Way Audio Custom Tri-Amped Main monitors, perfectly tuned to the room and access to the phenomenal Putnam-designed echo chambers.

Studio D is currently on long term lease.

Studio Specs 

Dimension

  • View Layout 
  • Control Room 22'w x 29'd x 10'h 
  • Isolation Room 1 13'w x 12'd x 10'h 
  • Isolation Room 2 11'w x 12'd x 11'h
Equipment 

Console: 

  • Custom 84 input Neve 88R with Encore Moving Fader Automation 
  • 12 Neve 1081 Remote Mic Pre

Digital Recording System: 

  • Pro Tools HDX system with UAD-2 Octo card, 32 Input / 64 Output, Includes Plug-ins 

Mic Pre's and Equalizers: 

  • 2 API 550 EQ 
  • 4 API 550a EQ 
  • 1 GML 8200 Stereo EQ 
  • 1 ITI ME-230 Stereo EQ 
  • 1 Lang PEQ-2 EQ
  • 3 Pultec EQP-1A3 Tube EQ 
  • 1 Pultec MEQ-5 Tube EQ 
  • 1 Sontec MES-430 Mastering EQ 
  • 1 UA 2-610 Stereo Tube Mic Pre 
  • 1 UA 2108 Stereo Mic Pre 
  • 2 UREI 545 EQ 
  • 2 UREI 500 Passive EQ

Compressors / Gates: 

  • 1 ADR Compex Limiter 
  • 1 ADR EX-press Limiter 
  • 9 Allison Research KEPEX II Gate
  • 4 DBX 160 Comp 
  • 2 DBX 160 XT Comp 
  • 1 DBX 162 Stereo Comp 
  • 4 DBX 165A Comp 
  • 2 DBX 902 De-Esser 
  • 3 Drawmer DS201 Stereo Gate 
  • 1 Fairchild 670 Stereo Tube Comp 
  • 2 Innovonics 201 Comp 
  • 1 SSL X Logic G Series Stereo Comp 
  • 1 SSL X Logic 5.1 Multichannel Comp
  • 2 Teletronix LA-2A Tube Comp 
  • 2 UREI LA-3A Comp
  • 4 UREI 1176LN Comp 

 

Gear 

Reverbs / Delays: 

  • 1 Ampex ADD-1 50 kHz / 16 bit Stereo Delay 
  • 1 AMS DMX 15-80S Harmonizer / Digital Delay 
  • 1 AMS RMX 16 Digital Reverb 
  • 1 DBX 500 Disco Boom Box 
  • 1 Dytronics FS-1 Cyclosonic Panner 
  • 1 Dytronics CS-5 Tri-Stereo Chorus 
  • 1 EMT 250 Digital Reverb 
  • 1 Eventide FL201 Instant Flanger 
  • 1 Eventide H3500 Harmonizer / Digital Effects 
  • 1 Eventide SP 2016 Digital Reverb 
  • 1 Eventide H949 Harmonizer 
  • 2 Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay 
  • 1 Lexicon Prime Time II Digital Delay
  • 1 Lexicon 300L Digital Reverb 
  • 1 Lexicon 960L Digital Reverb 
  • 2 Marshall Time Modulator 
  • 2 Roland SDE3000 Digital Delay 
  • 1 TC FireWorx Digital Effects 
  • 2 TC 2290 Digital Delay 
  • 1 Yamaha Rev 1 Digital Reverb 
  • 1 Yamaha Rev 7 Digital Reverb 
  • 1 Yamaha SPX-1000 Digital Reverb / Effects

Misc: 

  • 1 Alesis Masterlink CDR 
  • 1 Apogee PSX-100 Converter 

 Monitors: 

  • Ocean Way Custom Tri-Amped Mains 
  • 1 Pair ATC SCM45 Pro near fields 
  • 1 Pair Genelec 1032A near fields 
  • 1 Pair JBL LSR308 near fields 
  • 1 Pair Yamaha NS-10M near fields 

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