Outboard Gear

Mic Preamps

Neve RND 511 (x2)
Trident S20 Dual Channel
Classic API CAPI VP312 (x2)
Classic API CAPI VP26 (x4)
Classic API CAPI VP25 (x4)
Vintech Audio VA573 (x2)
Warm Audio WA73-EQ (x2)
Hairball Audio Lola (x2)
Black Lion Audio Auteur

Compressors / Limiters

Neve 543 VCA Compressor (x2)
Classic API CAPI FC526 XFMR (x2)
Black Lion Audio Seventeen 1176
Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor
Audio-Scape Opto Compressor (“LA-2A”)
Warm Audio WA-2A Tube Compressor (“LA-2A”)
DBX 160XT VCA Compressor (x2)
DBX 560A Compressor/Limiter (x2)
Drawmer DL441 Quad Compressor
FMR Audio Really Nice Compressor


Purple Audio ODD Inductor EQ (x2)
Trident 80B 500-Series Equalizer (x2)
Heritage Audio 1073 EQ (x2)
Warm Audio WA73-EQ (x2)

Recording System

Pro Tools 2023.9
Mac Studio M2 Max (2023) / 12‑core CPU, 30‑core GPU, 16‑core Neural Engine / 64GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Universal Audio Unison System

AD/DA Conversion

Universal Audio Apollo 16 Quad
Universal Audio Apollo 8P Quad MKII
Universal Audio Apollo Duo (Black Lion Mod)


Avid Complete Plug-in Bundle
Antares Auto-Tune Real Time Advanced
Universal Audio Analog Classics Pro Bundle, API, SSL, NEVE, Distressor, Ocean Way
Waves Silver Bundle, SSL 4000 Collection, API Collection, Abbey Road Collection, H-Series. GTR3, Tape Tubes & Transistors, CLA Classic Compressors
iZotope Music Production Suite – Ozone, Neutron, Nectar, RX
Eventide H910 Bundle
Softube Tape, Drawmer S73, Tape, Saturation Knob, Spring Reverb, Transient Shaper, Saturation Knob
Soundtoys 5 Complete Bundle
Slate Trigger Deluxe, Virtual Mix Rack
Synchro Arts VocAlign Project
Arturia FX Collection 2
Plugin Alliance Opticom XLA-3, Ampeg SVT-VR, Black Box HG-2, Purple Audio MC77, Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor, SPL De-Esser Collection, SPL TwinTube

Virtual Instruments

Arturia V Collection 9
Native Instruments Komplete 14 (Kontakt 7, Massive X, Battery 4, Analog Dreams, and many more)
XLN Audio Addictive Drums + Brushes Extension
Toontrack Ez-Keys
Klevgr Ting Percussion Instrument

Massive collection of sample libraries and loops on 2TB RAID Array


Large Diaphragm Condensers

AKG C 414 XLS ST (Stereo Pair)
Peluso 22 251 (Vintage NOS Tube)
United Studio Technologies FET-47
Warm Audio WA-87 (“Neumann U87”)
Rode NT-100

Small Diaphragm Condensers

Audix ADX51 (Stereo Pair)
Rode M5 (Stereo Pair)
Rode NT5 (Stereo Pair)


Electro-Voice V-2 (Philco) – Vintage 1940’s
RM BIV-1 Ribbon Mic (Stereo Pair)


AKG D112
Audix D6
Audix i5 (x2)
Electro-Voice RE20 (x2)
Sennheiser MD 421 II (x3)
Shure Beta 52A
Shure SM57 (x4)
Shure SM58
Shure SM7B
Yamaha SubKick

Specialty Mics

Rode NTG 4+ Shotgun Mic
Placid Audio Copperphone
Circuit Bent Lo-Fi Telephone Mic

Direct Boxes

“Juice Box” Motown DI (1960’s Triad transformer)
Lightning Boy TI “Thicker DI”
Countryman DT85
Radial Passive DI (mono)
Radial Passive DI (stereo)
Sescom SM-1A (Vintage Transformer)
Sescom 1 to 4 Splitter / 4 to 1 Combiner
Whirlwind IMP Mic Combiner

Power Supplies

Audio-Technica 48V Phantom Power Supply (x2)
AKG N26 E Phantom Powering Unit
Quad 48V Phantom Power Supply
Shure PS1 Phantom Power Supply

Mic Boosters

Cloudlifter CL-1 Mic Activator (x2)
Soyuz The Launcher Inline Active Preamp

Microphone Cabling

Canare L-4E6S Star-Quad + Neutrik Connectors
Internal studio cabling by Mogami
Wall I/O Panels by Redco


Genelec 8240A Studio Monitors
Genelec 7350A Subwoofer
Genelec GLM 4.2 Control System
Yamaha HS7 Near-Field Monitors
Yamaha HS10W Subwoofer
KRK V6 (S2) Monitors
Mackie CR4 Reference Monitors
SPL 2381 Monitor Controller

Cue System

Behringer Powerplay P16-I 16-channel Input Module
Behringer P16M Personal Digital Mixer (x3)
Behringer Powerplay HA8000 V2 Headphone Amp
Whirlwind Headphone Distribution Box (x6)


Audio-Technica ATH-M50X Headphones (x4)
Shure SRH440 Headphones (x4)
Shure SE215 In-Ear Monitors
Shure SE425 In-Ear Monitors
AKG K240 Headphones (x2)
AKG K72 Headphones (x4)
AKG K92 Headphones (x2)



1987 Gibson Les Paul Standard
1999 Gibson Les Paul Standard
1952 AVRI Fender Telecaster
1957 RI Fender Stratocaster
1959 Harmony Archtop
1965 Teisco Prestige
Danelectro 12 String Semi-Hollow
Gretsch G5265 Jet Baritone (Bigsby)
Bohemian Oil Can Guitar


Taylor 210E Deluxe (Dreadnought)
1961 Silvertone H604 (Parlor)
1970’s Sigma GCS-1 (Grand Concert)
Yamaha FG800 (Hi-Strung / Nashville Tuning)
1975 Yamaha G-200 Classical Guitar
Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar


1962 AVRI Fender Jazz Bass
1966 Airline Bass


1968 Fender Bandmaster (AB763)
1986 Marshall JCM 800 (2205)
1965 Silvertone 1484 Twin-Twelve
1994 Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier (Rev G)
1994 Peavey 5150 (“Signature”)
2008 Marshall Vintage-Modern (2466)
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe (various mods) (x2)
Fender Blues Deluxe – Limited Edition (x3)
Ampeg Portaflex PF-500
Orange Rocker 15 Terror


Marshall 1960BV 4×12
Orange PPC112 60W 1×12
Fender Hot-Rod 1×12
Ampeg SVT 410HLF 4×10
Ampeg PF-210HE 2×10

Bass Preamps

Tech21 SansAmp RBI
MXR Bass DI+


Palmer PDI 09 Guitar DI
Radial Reamp JCR
Radial SGI Studio Guitar Interface
Radial EXTC-SA Guitar Effects Interface
Speaker Soak Attenuator (x2)
Ampeg Amp Switcher
Morley ABY Selector
Custom Pedalboard / FX Loop Patchbay
Moen GEC9 Effects Routing System

Effect Pedals


ISP Technologies Decimator 2 Noise Reduction
MXR Dyna Comp
BOSS CS-1 Compression Sustainer
Xotic SP Compressor


BOSS DD-7 Digital Delay
DOD Rubberneck Analog Delay
EHX Memory Boy Analog Delay
EHX Memory Toy
MXR Carbon Copy Analog Delay
Strymon El Capistan
TC Electronic Hall of Fame
Way Huge Aquapuss Analog Delay


BOSS BD-2 Blues Driver
BOSS SD-1 Super Overdrive
EHX Soul Food
Fulltone OCD v4
Ibanez TK999 Tube King
ProCo RAT (Keeley Modded)
Xotic AC Booster
Xotic BB-Preamp
Xotic EP Booster
ZVEX Box of Rock


BOSS GE-7 Equalizer
EHX Knockout Attack Equalizer


EHX Nano Big Muff Pi
Piggy FX Schweinefleisch Fuzz
Sola Sound BUM Fuzz Unit


EHX Bass Micro Synthesizer
Whirlwind Phase 90 (Script)
Dunlop Cry Baby Wah


BOSS OC-2 Octaver
BOSS CE-5 Chorus Ensemble
VFE Old School Tremolo
Digitech Whammy


SJC 3pc 2016 NAMM Exclusive Set in Blue Ripple – 8×12, 16×16, 18×22
Ludwig Keystone All-Star 2011 Limited Edition Set – 8×12, 16×16, 14×24


DW Maple Snare – 6.5×14
Ludwig Black Beauty – 6.5×14
Pork Pie maple – 5×13
Mapex maple – 7×14


DW 9700 Straight/Boom Cymbal Stands (x4)
DW 5000 Hi-Hat Stands (x2)
DW 5000 Kick Pedals (x2)
DW 9000 Series Air-lift Thrones (x2)
DW 9000 Series Snare Stands (x2)


BFSD Snare Topper
BFSD Snare-Bourine-Donut Snare Topper
DrumDial Drum Tuner


Yamaha P22 Upright Studio Piano
Yamaha P105 Digital Piano
Yamaha P95 Digital Piano
M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 MIDI Controller
M-Audio Axiom 49 Key MIDI Controller

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ModernTone Studios
1018-B Almanor Ln.
Lafayette, CA 94549

7 days a week, 10am-8pm