GeneralSun, Stax, Volt, Bourbon, Henry Chinaski, Chess, The Voidoids, Spurts, Excello, Bomp, Stiff, Motown, Electric Mud, Arhoolie, Chinese Food, Link Wray, Travis Wammack, Polymer Science, Behind the Magnolia Curtain, the RZA, Enter the 36 Chambers, Fuzz Pedals, Carter and Ralph Stanley Together for the Last Time on Rebel Records and Cassettes.
Akron Analog is an invitation only recording studio. The soul of the studio is the main live room which was designed by Mark Neill. Mark has designed rooms for Toe Rag in London and his own Soil of the South Studio in San Diego among others.
Recording here is accomplished using any combination of the following - Scully 280 one inch eight track, Studer A80 one inch eight track, Ampex 351 quarter inch master recorder or an Otari Radar II 24 bit/24 channel hard disc recorder. Sony CD burner as well.
The console is custom made utilizing the finest vintage tube and solid state components from the 50' and 60's - Altec, Langevin, Neumann, UTC, and more.
The Control Booth houses 2 Custom Frank Lacy tube limiters (based on the famed Universal Audio 176), a pair of vintage DBX 160 compressors, a Spectrasonics 610 complimiter, a transformer balanced ADR Compex limiter/expaner, an Alan Smart C2 (SSL stereo mixbuss compressor), a Thermionic Culture Vulture, Urei parametric equalization, Altec graphic equalizers, a pair of JLM Audio PEQ500 eq's, a matched pair of Pultec EQH2 program equalizers, an EMT 140S plate reverb, an Echoplate II plate reverb, AKG BX10 reverberation unit, Moog rack effects and lots more.
Microphones include Neumann U87, AKG C28, matched pair of Coles 4038's, matched pair of RCA BK5B's, Wes Dooley AEA 44, pair of AKG D19's, AKG D20, vintage Shure SM56, Altec salt shaker, and last but not least the Electro-voice RE-15 and RE-16.
Lastly, we have instruments like a 1930's 3 piece Leedy drum kit, a classic 1968 four piece Ludwig Psychedelic Red kit with 5" Supraphonic snare, a big 1970 five piece Maple Ludwig kit with Deep Suprophonic snare, a Moog Voyager, a Hammond M100 organ, a Farfisa Fast 3, a Stetson upright grand piano (tuned regularly), a nice selection of well maintained vintage guitars, basses and tube amps and shelves full of effects pedals too. We also have a ton of less common instuments like air organs, toy pianos, glockenspiels, accordians, and plenty of percussion instruments... ......
Who I'd like to meet:
- Status: Single
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus