DEADBIRD RECORDING STUDIOS

2200 CRITTENDEN DRIVE LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY 40204

(502)974-6289

 

the gear

 
 

the board and tape machine

At the heart of the studio is our completely restored Trident 65 console and a Mara Machines MCI JH24

monitoring

  • Neumann KH 310 3-way Active Monitors
  • Neumann KH805 Subwoofer
  • Yamaha NS-10M
  • Coleman Audio SPK5+1
  • Hear Technologies Hearback system with 4 Hubs
  • Tascam MH-8 Headphone Distribution Amplifier 
 

outboard gear

  • Focusrite ISA428 (mk1 Neve-Style Preamplifier) 
  • Dave Hill Design Europa Pre, pair
  • Avalon 737sp
  • Empirical Labs Distressor w/ Brit Mode, matched pair
  • Warm Audio WA76
  • Audient ASP800
  • DBX 160A
  • FMR Audio PBC-6A, pair
  • Heritage Audio OST-10 (500 Series Rack)
  • Serpent Audio SB4001
  • Maag Audio EQ4, sequential pair
  • Lipinski L-629
  • Radial EXTC
  • Little Labs VOG
  • Dynamount X1-R
  • Little Labs PCP Instrument Distro
  • Radial JDI
  • Roland GI-20 Guitar MIDI interface

 

microphones

  • Josephson C716
  • Bock 151
  • AEA R84
  • Royer 121
  • Coles 4038, matched pair
  • T.H.E. (Taylor-Hohendahl Engineering) KA-04 Modular Microphone Preamp and KR-2C capsules, pair
  • T.H.E. (Taylor-Hohendahl Engineering) KR-33A 33mm LDC capsule 
  • Charter Oak S538, pair
  • Shure SM7B
  • Audio Technica AT4040, pair
  • Audio Technica AT4047, pair
  • Shure KSM141/SL, matched pair
  • Rode NT5, matched pair
  • AKG D112
  • Blue Bluebird
  • EV RE20
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Audix D6
  • Audix D4
  • Audix D2
  • Audix I5s
  • Shure SM57s
  • Shure SM58s
  • Sennheiser e604s
     

computer, converters, peripherals and plugins

 

Computer

  • 2009 Mac Pro Eight Core @ 2.66Ghz w/24 Gigs RAM

DSP

  • AVID HDX & Pro Tools 12

Conversion

  • AVID MADI I/O
  • 2x Antelope Orion (64 Channels of I/O total)

Peripherals

  • AVID Artist Mix

Plugins (Alphabetical by manufacturer)

AudioEase

  • Speakerphone 2

 Avid

  • AIR Boom
  • AIR DB-33
  • AIR Mini Grand
  • AIR Structure Free
  • AIR Vacuum
  • AIR Xpand!2
  • BBD Delay
  • Black Op Distortion
  • Black Shiny Wah
  • Black Spring
  • Pro Expander
  • Pro Limiter
  • Multiband Dynamics
  • Pro Subharmonics
  • C1 Chorus
  • DC Distortion
  • Eleven
  • Flanger
  • Gray Compressor
  • Green JRC Overdrive
  • Orange Phaser
  • Pro Compressor
  • Reverb One
  • Revibe
  • Space
  • D-Verb
  • Roto Speaker
  • Tri Knob Fuzz
  • Vibe Phaser
  • White Boost
  • BF76
  • Channel Strip
  • Dynamics III Comp/Limiter
  • Dynamics III Gate/Expander
  • Dynamics III De-Esser
  • EQ III 1 Band
  • EQ III 7 Band
  • AIR Dynamic Delay
  • AIR Multi-Delay
  • AIR Nonlinear Reverb
  • AIR Reverb
  • AIR Spring Reverb
  • Mod Delay III
  • Pitch II
  • AIR Chorus
  • AIR Distortion
  • AIR Enhancer
  • AIR Ensemble
  • AIR Talkbox
  • AIR Vintage Filter
  • AIR Filter Gate
  • AIR Flanger
  • AIR Frequency Shifter
  • AIR Fuzz Wah
  • AIR Kill EQ
  • AIR Lo-Fi
  • AIR MultiChorus
  • AIR Phaser
  • AIR Stereo Width
  • AutoPan
  • Lo-Fi
  • Maxim
  • Recti-Fi
  • SansAmp
  • Sci-Fi
  • Vari-Fi
  • Time Compression Expansion
  • Time Shift

Brainworx

  • bx_bassdude
  • bx_blackdist2
  • bx_bluechorus2
  • bx_bxcleansweep Pro
  • bx_console
  • bx_digial V3
  • bx_distorange
  • bx_greenscreamer
  • bx_hybrid V2
  • bx_limiter
  • bx_megadual
  • bx_megasingle
  • bx_metal 2
  • bx_opto
  • bx_opto pedal
  • bx_refinement
  • bx_rockrack V3
  • bx_saturator V2
  • bx_shredspread
  • bx_stereomaker
  • bx_tuner
  • bx_XL V2
  • bx_yellowdrive

Celemony

  • Melodyne

Cytomic

  • The Glue

D-16

  • Repeater

Eventide

  • UltraChannel

elysia

  • alpha compressor
  • mpressor
  • museq
  • niveau filter
  • nvelope

FXpansion

  • BFD 3 with Joe Barresi’s Evil Drums

IK Multimedia

  • Amplitube 3

Maag

  • EQ2
  • EQ4

Massey

  • CT5
  • DRT
  • THC
  • L2007 Mastering Limiter
  • De:Esser

Millenia

  • TCL-2

Native Instruments

  • Rounds
  • Kontour
  • The Grandeur
  • The Maverick
  • The Gentleman
  • Polyplex
  • Drumlab
  • Driver
  • Session Horns Pro
  • Molekular
  • Rise & Hit
  • Discovery SeriesCuba
  • Action Strikes
  • Kinetic Metal
  • Supercharger GT
  • AR 50s Drummer
  • Reaktor 5
  • Battery 4
  • Monark
  • The Giant
  • Kontakt 5
  • Massive
  • Guitar Rig 5 Pro
  • Razor 1.5
  • Scarbee Rickenbacker Bass
  • Action Strings
  • RC 48
  • RC 24
  • Damage
  • Vari Comp
  • Enhanced EQ
  • Passive EQ
  • Absynth 5
  • Vintage Organs
  • FM8
  • Studio Drummer
  • Transient Master
  • Solid EQ
  • Solid Bus Comp
  • Solid Dynamics
  • VC 76
  • VC 2A
  • VC 160
  • Evolve
  • Session Strings Pro
  • Alicia's Keys
  • The Finger
  • Reaktor Prism
  • Reaktor Spark
  • West Africa
  • Scarbee A200
  • Scarbee Mark I
  • Scarbee Clavinet/Pianet
  • Retro Machines Mk2
  • Rammfire
  • Reflektor
  • Traktor's 12
  • Scarbee MM Bass
  • Skanner XT
  • Abbey Road Vintage Drummer
  • Abbey Road 60s Drummer
  • Abbey Road 70s Drummer
  • Abbey Road 80s Drummer
  • Abbey Road Modern Drummer
  • Georg Duke Soul Treasures
  • Scarbee Funk Guitarist
  • Evolve Mutations
  • Evolve Mutations 2
  • The Mouth
  • Scarbee Pre-Bass
  • Scarbee Pre-Bass Amped
  • Scarbee Jay-Bass
  • Scarbee MM-Bass Amped
  • Balinese Gamelan
  • Maschine Drum Selection

Noveltech

  • Character
  • Vocal Enhancer

Overloud Audio

  • ReMatrix

 ProAudioDSP

  • DSM V2

 reFuse Software

  • Lowender

 Shuffam Audio

  • S-Gear

 Slate Digital

  • Virtual Tape Machines
  • Virtual Console Collection
  • Virtual Buss Compressors
  • Virtual Mix Rack
  • FG-X
  • VerbSuite Classics 

Softube

  • TSAR-1 Reverb
  • Valley People Dyna-mite
  • Tube-Tech PE-1C
  • Spring Reverb
  • Saturation Knob

Soundtoys

  • Echoboy
  • Echoboy Jr.
  • Sie-Q
  • PrimalTap
  • Little PrimalTap
  • Decapitator
  • Little Alterboy
  • FilterFreak
  • PanMan
  • Microshift
  • Little Microshift
  • Crystallizer
  • Phasemistress
  • Devil-Loc
  • Devil-Loc Deluxe
  • Radiator
  • Little Radiator
  • Tremolator 

SPL

  • Attacker
  • De-Verb
  • Mo-Verb
  • De-Esser
  • EQ Ranger
  • Free Ranger
  • Passeq
  • Transient Designer
  • TwinTube
  • Vitalizer MK2-T

Slate Drums

  • Steven Slate Drums 4 with CLA and Blackbird Expansion Paks

URS

  • Saturation

Valhalla DSP

  • VintageVerb
  • Shimmer
  • Room
  • UberMod
  • Freq Echo

Vertigo

  • VSC-2
  • VSM-3

Waves

  • Audiotrack
  • C1 Compressor
  • C4 Compressor
  • DeEsser
  • Doubler
  • Doppler
  • Waves Enigma
  • GTR3
  • H-Comp Hybrid Compressor
  • H-Delay Hybrid Delay
  • IR-L Convolution Reverb
  • L1 Ultramaximizer
  • L2 Ultramaximizer
  • L3 Ultramaximizer
  • L3-LL Ultramaximizer
  • Linear Phase EQ
  • Linear Phase Multiband Compressor
  • MaxxBass
  • MetaFlanger
  • MondoMod
  • PAZ Analyzer
  • PS22 Stereomaker
  • Q10 Equalizer
  • Renaissance AXX
  • Renaissance Bass
  • Renaissance Channel
  • Renaissance Compressor
  • Renaissance DeEsser
  • Renaissance EQ
  • Renaissance Reverb
  • S1 Stereo Imager
  • SuperTap
  • TrueVerb
  • UltraPitch
  • V-Comp
  • V-EQ3
  • V-EQ4
  • Vitamin Sonic Enhancer
  • CLA Classic Compressors
  • API 2500
  • SSL Bundle
  • C6
  • Kramer Tape
  • InPhase