Equipment

Tape Decks:

Studer 820 2” Analog 24 track deck with Dolby S/R, restored 2006
Otari MTR 12 1/2″ at 30 ips 2 track
Panasonic sv 3700 DAT
Nakamichi MR1 cassette deck
Tascam CD-RW2000

Computers & Protools: 24X32 discrete in/out
Apple Mac Pro tower: 2 x 3.46 GHz 12-Core Intel Xeon. 64 GB RAM
Apple Mac Pro tower : 2 X 2.6 Ghz dual core Intel Xeon processor 6 GB RAM
Apple Mac Pro tower: 2 X 2.26 Ghz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processor 8 GB RAM
Avid Protools HDX PCIe with Protools 12.5 Software
AAX Plug-ins from Avid, Antares, Ceremony, Waves and S. Slate.
2 Avid 192 I/O interfaces 24X32 discrete
Digidesign Sync I/O
Mytek 8X192 AD/DA
Audio Denmark A/D-D/A
MOTU 2401 MK II: 8 ch A/D-D/A, 24 ch I/O ADAT/TDIF, 2 ch SPDIF
Digital Performer 5.1 with 425 PCIe card
Auto-tune, Altiverb, Native Instruments Absynth
Roxio Toast & Jam

TSM Console (read about its storied history):

Trident TSM 40 input • 32 monitor • 24 bus

Monitors/Headphones:

Focal Solo 6Be
Yamaha NS10s
Auritone and AKG (powered by Hafler)
Parasound
Rane
and Oz Audio
Crown Studio Reference II amplifier
4 individual headphone mixers by Furman

Microphones:

(2) Neumann U87, custom modified by Klaus Heyne

Customized by Klaus Heyne (Who is Klaus Heyne?)

(2) KM 84, custom modified by Klaus Heyne
Neumann TLM 170
(2) Neumann KM 88
AKG 414 EB P48
(2) AKG 414 BULS
Beyer Dynamic M500 ribbon
(2) RCA 77 ribbon
RCA 77DX ribbon
(3)Sennheiser MD 421
(3) Sennheiser 441
(2) Crown PZM 6LP
Electrovoice RE 16, RE 20
(2) Shure SM7
Shure 57, 58, 59
AKG D112
Audix D1, D2, D3, D4, D6
Sub-bass reverse wired woofer mic
Crown GLM 100

Available for rent:

vintage Neumann tube and FET 47s
tube 49s and 50s, 69s
Telefunken 251…
and the Klaus Heyne-designed Brauner VM1-KHE

Reverbs:

EMT 140ST Plate, with tube electronics
Lexicon 480L
Lexicon PCM 60, PCM 70, PCM 90
Yamaha SPX 900 multi-effects
MasterRoom XL305 spring ‘verb

Signal Processing:

Urei 1176 LN peak comp/limiter
2- Urei LA3A comp/limiters
2- Urei LA4 compressors
Urei LA22 Stereo Compressor/limiter
Urei BL-40 compressor and big Crunch limiter
Distressor EL8 compressor w *Nuke button* (required for Zack Meyers productions)
Ax Compellor stereo compressor/leveler
4 DBX 160X Compressor/Limiters
Drawmer 201 dual gate
SE-400 parametric EQ
Ax Type C exciter
TC electronics 2290
Lexicon PCM 41 DDL
Lexicon 97 Super Prime Time Line DDL
Lexicon JAM man DDL/sampler/looper

Musical Instruments:

Yamaha C7D 7’4″ Conservatory grand piano, custom voiced, tuned and regulated.
Nord Electro 2 Seventy-Three Virtual Electromechanical Keyboard
C Fox Napa acoustic guitar
1902 Estey harmonium
Violins, viola, hand percussion

MIDI:

MOTU MIDI Timepiece AV
Roland D550
Roland R-8M
Korg M1REX
Korg 800EX
Emu Systems Proteus 2
Oberheim Matrix 1000
Yamaha TX81Z

Vintage and Tube Gear (available for rent):

Teletronics LA2As
V72s
Neve 1073 Class A mic pres
Pultec EQP-1

Contact us at 503-695-3420 or e-mail us

“Thank you for your patience, great ears & hard work! Look forward to the next time.”


Enion Pelta photo

Enion Pelta

Violinist, TAARKA

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:13:34+00:00

Enion Pelta

Violinist, TAARKA

Enion Pelta photo

“It is always a good time, capturing sound in a place that is so Amazing.”


Linda Vigil photo

Linda Vigil

Experimental musician, DJ, VJ

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:23:08+00:00

Linda Vigil

Experimental musician, DJ, VJ

Linda Vigil photo

“Hey! Awesome sounds, great feeling recording at your wonderful facility!”


Graham Lear photo

Graham Lear

Drummer for Santana and many more

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:07:42+00:00

Graham Lear

Drummer for Santana and many more

Graham Lear photo

“This place is a temple for music. Thank you.”


Belinda (Beliss) Underwood photo

Belinda (Beliss) Underwood

Multi-instrumentalist and dancer

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:25:34+00:00

Belinda (Beliss) Underwood

Multi-instrumentalist and dancer

Belinda (Beliss) Underwood photo

“Thank you for your sensitivity and good sound. Great studio!”


Airto Moreira

Legendary Brazilian percussionist (Miles Davis, Return To Forever, Jobim, Flora Purim, more)

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:29:49+00:00

Airto Moreira

Legendary Brazilian percussionist (Miles Davis, Return To Forever, Jobim, Flora Purim, more)

“We are all smiling!! Amazing work, you are a genius.”


Pam Boulding photo

Pam Boulding

Magical Strings

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:29:09+00:00

Pam Boulding

Magical Strings

Pam Boulding photo

“Billy Oskay you are truly one of the finest producers of acoustic music there is.”


John Doan | Celtic Cottage photo

John Doan

21-stringed harp guitarist

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:26:24+00:00

John Doan

21-stringed harp guitarist

John Doan | Celtic Cottage photo

“Unf***ing believable microphones! Thanks for the vibe, the sound, the great room & your ears”


Tom Bergeron photo

Tom Bergeron

Saxophonist, composer, band leader and recording artist

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:24:19+00:00

Tom Bergeron

Saxophonist, composer, band leader and recording artist

Tom Bergeron photo

“Billy, you are a fine master of your art and it is a pleasure working with you.”


James Whiton photo

James Whiton

String Bassist

Big Red Studio
2018-07-05T23:28:21+00:00

James Whiton

String Bassist

James Whiton photo