Audio & Music Production Facilities
There’s nothing like tracking through a sonically-beautiful analog recording console. Studio A features an Audient ASP-8024 36-channel large-format console, Pro Tools, Otari MX-80 analog 24-track tape recorder, Quested monitoring, mic preamps from Neve, API, and Universal Audio, and a large selection of outboard processors by Universal Audio, Manley, Avalon, Lexicon, Summit Audio, Dangerous, Yamaha, Urei, and more. Software plugins are from Waves, Universal Audio, McDSP, Slate Digital, Avid, and others. Our extensive microphone collection includes models from Neumann, AKG, Royer, Earthworks, Sennheiser, MikTek, Shure, Avantone, AEA, and others used heavily in industry. And, we can also mix to an awesome, honest-to-goodness analog 2-track recorder from 1979.
This fully digital recording and sound design studio is based on an Avid S6 M40 Pro Tools console; Pro Tools HDX; Dynaudio monitoring; Neve, Focusrite, and Audient mic preamps; various signal processors (analog and plugins); and numerous microphones.
Our mastering and game audio studio is specially designed for high-end listening with a sonically-focused acoustic environment and Quested monitoring. Mastering tools include Sequoia mastering software, FabFilter EQs and compressor plugins Waves Mastering, Alta Moda Unicomp analog compressor, Universal Audio plugin processors, and a sweet-sounding Qure tube EQ. Game audio is designed and programmed in the Unreal game engine.
The Music Technology Center
The Music Technology Center, located within Blair Music Center, is equipped with individual workstations that include Yamaha Arius Digital Pianos and Apple iMac computers.