Tucked in the hills south of the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills, California, the studio provides a relaxing, creative environment well suited for writing, tracking, overdubs and mixing. Stunning views outside and a host of great local restaurants and stores nearby make for a great hang all around.

Rooms & Recording System

  • Acoustically Designed Control Room with 17' high vaulted ceilings and dual skylights for natural light
  • Acoustically Designed Live Tracking Room with custom Pork Pie Drum Kit & multiple amps & cabs mic’d and ready to go
  • 8’ Dual Glazed Window for unrestricted visibility between Control Room/Live Room
  • Pro Tools HD3 Accel 
  • Avid 192 I/Os w/16x Analog-Inputs
  • Pro Tools 10 HD / 11 HD
  • Logic Pro 9
  • Abelton Live 9 Suite
  • Mac Pro 2 x 2.8 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon, Mac OS 10.8.5

Monitors

  • ProAc Studio 100s
  • Yamaha NS-10Ms 
  • Bryston Model 3B-ST Stereo Power Amp
  • Tivoli Audio Model Two 

Mic Pre’s

  • Brent Averill Neve 1272 (2 channels)
  • Boulder/Jensen Twin Servo (2 channels)
  • Trident S40 Channel Strip (Trident Series 80 Console Vibe)
  • Jim Williams/Audio Upgrades High Speed Microphone Preamp (2 channels)
  • Sebatron vmp-4000e Handmade Tube Mic Pre (4 channels)
  • Sebatron vmp-2000e Handmade Tube Mic Pre (2 channels)
  • PreSonus M80 Analog Mic Pre (8 channels) 

Compressors

  • Manley “Variable MU” Stereo Limiter/Compressor
  • DBX 160VU - 1970s era (4 channels)
  • DBX 162 VU - 1970s era (2 channels)
  • Altec 436C Compressor/Amplifier
  • DBX 160X (Jim Williams Mod) 
  • DBS 166 (Jim Williams Mod) (2 channels)

Microphones

  • Avantone CV12 Tube Large Diaphragm Condensors (2x)
  • Michael Joly MJE 384 Small Diaphragm Condensors (x2) 
  • AKG C414B ULS - 1987 C12 capsule/Jim Williams mod
  • AKG C414 EB - 1985 C12 capsule/Jim Williams mod 
  • Red Microphone Lollipop Large Diaphragm Condensors (x2) 
  • Cascade “Victor” Long Ribbon Mic w/internal mesh removed
  • Cascade “Fat Head” Short Ribbon Mic (x2) 
  • Oktava MK-012 Small Diaphragm Condensors (x4)
  • Sennheiser MD 421 (x3) 
  • Sennheiser Evolution e906 
  • Sure SM57s (x6) 
  • Sure SM58 (x2)

Guitar & Bass Amps

  • 1974 Marshall JMP 50w Head (optimized by Roy Blankenship)
  • 1964 Fender Princeton 20w Combo (Tan, Pre-CBS model- optimized by Roy Blankenship)
  • 1991 Demeter TGA-3 75w Tube Head 
  • 1973 Traynor YBA-2A Bass Mate 60w Head (optimized by Roy Blankenship)
  • 1954 Premiere Model 71 50w Combo w/original Alnico 12”
  • 1952 Wilson 15w Combo w/8” Speaker 
  • Fender Rumble-60 Combo Bass Amp

Guitar Cabinets

  • Lamar Oversized Birch 2x12 Slant Cab w/Scumback H55s 
  • Marshall 1986 JCM800 Lead Series Straight 4x12 w/original Celestion G12T75s
  • Swanson 1x12 “Bluesbreaker” Cab w/Scumback “Scumnico” (Alnico) Speaker 
  • Leslie Model 16 “Vibratone” Modelw/JBL 100w 10” 
  • Custom Pine Open-Back 1x12 w/WGS G12C/S Vintage American-Voiced 12”

Electric Guitars

  • 1973 Les Paul Custom “Black Beauty” 
  • 1991 Eric Chaz Custom Melody Maker w/Sunrise & Tom Anderson Pickups
  • 2005 Fender Telecaster w/Grosh Hand-Wound GT-Neck & GT-Bridge Pickups 
  • 1991 Jerry Jones Baritone Guitar w/Soap Bar Pickups 
  • 1980s Rickenbacker Electric 12-String 
  • 1982 Peavy 5-String Dyno-Bass 

Acoustic Guitars

  • 1957 Gibson J-50 Dreadnought
  • 1961 Gibson L4 Archtop 
  • 1973 Guild 12-String Dreadnought 
  • 1973 Wilson Flamenco Gut String 
  • Michael Kelly L-DLX Mandolin 
  • Martin Backpacker Acoustic 

Pedals

  • Wah:  Geoffrey Teese RMC2 Wah | 1969 Vox Model V847 Wah
  • Volume:  Mission Engineering VM-Pro | Ernie Ball VP Jr.
  • Compressors:  Demeter Compulator | Keeley Compressor | Xotic SP Compressor
  • Dirt/Overdrive:  Zvex Box Of Rock | JHS Charlie Brown | Xotic AC Booster | H.B.E. Germania 44 | Lovepedal Believe (Octave OD)  
  • Fuzz:  Demeter Fuzzulator | Wren & Cuff Tall Font Russian | Lovepedal Bonetender
  • Boost:  Sweet Sound Habenero | Zvex Super Hard On | Retro-Sonic Preamp | Xotic EP Booster
  • Modulation:  Demeter Tremulator | Sweet Sound Mojo Vibe | Hartman Analog Flanger | Strymon Lex Rotary
  • Delay:  EHX Deluxe Memory Man (modded by AnalogMan) | Lovepedal, EchoBaby | Lovepedal Gen5 Echo