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

  • 2x Avid 192 I/Os with combined 24x Analog-Inputs

  • Pro Tools HD Native

  • Logic Pro X

  • Abelton Live 9 Suite

  • MacPro 12-core 3.46 GHz Xeon, 64GB RAM, 14TB Storage

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: Jam Pedals Whahcko+ | 1969 Vox Model V847 Wah

  • Volume: Mission Engineering VM-Pro | Ernie Ball VP Jr.

  • Compressors: Jam Pedals Dyna-ssor | Demeter Compulator | Keeley Compressor | Xotic SP Compressor

  • Dirt/Overdrive: Zvex Box Of Rock | Lovepedal Eternity Burst hand-wired | Xotic AC Booster | H.B.E. Germania 44

  • Fuzz: Demeter Fuzzulator | Jam Pedals Red Muck | Lovepedal Bonetender | Lovepedal Believe (Octave-Up)

  • 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