South Tythe Studio, Bisley UK

Recording equipment -
  • Soundcraft Spirit digital 328 mixer
  • Drawmer 1960 valve compressor
  • M-Audio Firewire 410 firewire interface
  • Focusrite Saffire56 fire-wire interface
  • Focusrite OctoPre Mk-II pre-amps and ADAT interfacing
  • Dbx 31-band 1/3rd octave graphic EQ
  • Aphex Aural exciter
  • Sony MiniDisc
  • Genelec 8040a active monitors
  • Tannoy dual-concentric passive monitors
  • Line-6 Bass-Pod XT-Pro and Pod-II guitar preamps
  • Marshall and Vox guitar backline
  • Marshall keyboard/acoustic back-line
  • Ampeg SVT bass back-line
Software -

Steinberg Cubase 64-bit

Plug-in instruments

  • Steinberg Hypersonic 2
  • Steinberg Halion 3
  • Steinberg Groove Agent 3
  • Steinberg Halion Sonic
  • Native Instruments B4-II
  • WusikStation
  • VB3 organ

Focusrite plug-in effects suite

BBE Sonic Sweet

Adobe Premiere Pro

Musical instruments -
  • Roland RD700SX 88-note weighted/hammer-action piano
  • Bass guitars - Fender Jazz, Precision, 4 & 5-string, fretted and fretless
  • Stand-up acoustic bass, and Ashbory 'rubber band' bass, Aria 'stick'
  • Guitars - Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Gibson SG, Epiphone acoustic
  • Others - Mandolin, violin
  • Pearl 'Export' drum kit, with Zildjian cymbals
  • Novation A-Station - (for real analogue bass sounds)
  • Alesis DM5 drum machine (great for triggering from acoustic kits)
Microphones -
  • Langevin CR-3A large-format condenser
  • Shure SM57 & SM58 dynamic vocal/instrument
  • AKG D112 dynamic bass-drum
  • AKG C3000 condenser
  • AKG C1000
  • SE 2200T valve

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