Gear List at Wellspring Sound

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Boston's Only 1" Analog Stereo Mixdown Deck (sometimes size matters)

RADAR and ProTools HD- A Great Combination

  • ProTools 11 with new MacPro and 32 channels of Avid HD I/O, along with 32 channels of Lynx Aurora I/O, GML eq and Autotune plug-ins
  • RADAR  6 platform providing 24 tracks of industry-standard AD/ DA conversion at sample rates up to 96 K and allowing high speed data transfers over USB 3.0 ports.  The RADAR 6 can easily and quickly import  or export .wave files from all popular DAW's.  If you've never experienced the sound of RADAR, prepare to be blown away.
  • (3) 24 track 24 bit RADAR Hard Disk Recorders with Nyquist 96K converters, 48 track ADAT lightpipe interface, 48 track AD/DA converters, 200 gigs of removeable drive memory on Barracuda and Cheetah Drives
  • Radar 24 with 96 K Nyquist Converters, 24 track TDIF and ADAT lightpipe I/O, can burn 24 bit wave files directly to CD or DVD
  • ProTools HD3 Accel with HD3 pack plug-ins, capable of handling over 150 tracks ( c'mon you know you need them all) Dual 2.0 Gig Macintosh G-5 ; system outputs to two Digi 192 interfaces ( one is a 16 channel all-digital interface that connects with RADAR, the other 192 outputs 8 channels digitally to RADAR and 8 channels of analog outs directly to the console. A total of 32 channels of analog outs can go to the console, 24 of which go through the high end RADAR D/A converters.
  • ProTools Sync I/O - lets the Pro Tools HD rig sync with all time codes
  • (2) Lnyx Aurora HD- 16 channel AD/DA converter 44-192 khz sample rates for ProTools; 32 channels of A/D and D/A
  • Antelope Isochrone OCX digital clock for linking RADAR, Lynx, and ProTools converters
  • Apogee DA-16 digital/analog converter
  • 2014 Apple MacPro
  • Studer A-80 Mk2 24 track 2 inch tape recorder w/locator Wide body style.
  • (2) Mackie SDR 2496 24 track hard disk recorders, which record directly to .wave, and can be firewire transferred to almost any DAW
  • (2)Alesis HD24 24 track hard disk recorders, which record directly to AIF files, and can be firewire transferred to almost any DAW
  • ADAT XT-20 20 bit ADATs (4)
  • Alesis ADAT XT-16 (2) with BRC autolocator
  • ProTools Digi 001 24 track Digital HardDisk Recording - Macintosh G4 700 megs RAM, 600mhz
  • Studer A-80 Mk2 Halftracks (2), 1/4"and 1/2", 15 and 30 ips
  • Sonic Solutions SSP 24 bit digital mastering system with NoNoise, CD burner, and 9 gig drive
  • (3) Panasonic AG-HMC150 high-def camcorders with shotgun mics and XLR line and mic inputs
  • Roland DM-800 Digital Workstation 8-track hard disk recording/mixing/editing w/Iomega 1 gig Jazz drive (12/1 gig disks avail.)
  • Studer A80 1 inch custom-built Stereo mixdown deck
  • Otari MX 5050 BQ-3 1/4 inch 2 track
  • Tascam DA-30 Mk 2 Dat Recorder
  • Panasonic SV-3800 DAT Recorder (2)
  • Panasonic SV-3700 DAT Recorders (2), SV-3200 DAT
  • JVC 621 and V-77 studio cassette decks, JVC V6 (7)
  • Alesis MasterLink ML-9600 High-Resolution Master Disc Recorder (3)
  • Marantz CDR 615 CD Recorder
  • Marantz CDR 630 CD Recorder
  • Tascam CD-RW2000 Recorder (2)
  • Studer A-80 Mk2 8 track 1 inch
  • Studer A-80 Mk2 1 inch halftrack
  • Source Elements ProTools plug-in: allows realtime 192kbps  MP3 streaming over the web of mixes in progress. You can mix your album with us in real time anywhere on the planet where there's an interenet  connection!
  • Neotek Elite , 32x 26 x 40 with 32 channel Optifile Tetra automation, 80 inputs in mixdown, 600 point patchbay. Extensive upgrades in 2009 by Coleman Rogers Design to individual channels and master section, resulting in greater headroom, transparency and signal to noise level for the console.
  • Sony DMX-R100 digital console ( sometimes referred to as the "Baby Oxford") , 56 inputs total, 32 digital ADAT lightpipe inputs, 8 optional AES in/outs, 24 analog ins, total recall automation, high quality compression, gates, eq on every channel,96K ready, 5.1 surround capable.
  • APB Dynasonics Spectra T 48 channel console with 48 mic/line ins, 4 stereo returns, 8 VCA groups, 10 auxes
  • Yamaha LS9-32 digital console, 32 mic inputs, 32 channel ADAT ins/outs, full effects, eq, compression on every channel, recallable scene memory, remote operation from laptop
  • Midas Venice 320 , 32 channel console, up to 28 mic inputs and 4 stereo returns, 6 auxes, great "English" sound. Daniel Lanois uses this board in his studio
  • APB Dynasonics ProRack 1020 20 channel rackmount console
  • Yamaha LS9-16 digital console, 16 mic inputs, 16 channel ADAT ins/outs, full effects, eq, compression on every channel, recallable scene memory, remote operation from laptop
  • Allen and Heath GL2200 32 channel console with specially-modified pre-fader balanced direct outs.
  • Allen & Heath GL2400 24 channel console
  • Soundcraft EFX-8 12 channel console
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    Microphones

  • Neumann U-47 tube
  • Neumann U-67 tube
  • Neumann KM-54 tube (2)
  • Neumann U-87 (2)
  • Neumann U-87 w/ Klaus Heyne mod
  • Neumann TLM 103 (2)
  • Neumann TLM 49
  • Neumann TLM 127  (2)
  • Neumann KM-84 (4)
  • Neumann KM-86 (4)
  • Neumann KM-83 (2)
  • Neumann CMV563 tube
  • Neumann KMS-105 (6)
  • Neumann M-582 Tube (4)
  • FLEA C-12 Clone (2)
  • Flea 49 ( 2) awesome clones of Neumann M49's
  • Manley Gold Cardioid Tube
  • Schoeps CMC6/Mk4 condenser (4)
  • Rode "Classic" Tube
  • AKG 414(2)
  • 414 TL2
  • D-112E
  • C-451
  • AKG 535 (2)
  • RCA 44B ribbon
  • Coles 4038 Ribbon (2)
  • AEA R-44CX Ribbon Microphone
  • AEA A440 (3) +48V Ribbon Mic (amazing new high-gain ribbon mic)
  • Langevin CR-3A
  • Lawson L-47 MP tube
  • EV RE-20
  • Audix D6
  • Audix I5
  • EV N/D 408 (2)
  • Beyer M160 ribbon (4)
  • Beyer M88 (2)
  • Beyer MCE-81 (2)
  • Beyer M260 (ribbon)
  • AEA R-84 ribbon (2)
  • Shiny Box 46L ribbons(matched pr)
  • Sennheiser 441 (2)
  • Sennheiser 421 black,old style (3)
  • Sennheiser 421 white,old style (3)
  • Sennheiser MK418 mid-side stereo mic
  • Earthworks QTC-1 omnis (2)
  • Heil PR-35 (4)
  • Rode NT 1
  • Octava Mc012 condensers (4)
  • Shure SM7
  • Shure SM-57(7)
  • Shure SM-98 (3)
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Shure Beta 58 (4)
  • Shure Beta 87 (4)
  • Shure SM-81 (9)
  • Shure KSM-9 handheld vocal condenser (6)
  • Shure KSM 32 (4)
  • Shure KSM 137 (2)
  • Audio -Technica 813 (4)
  • Audio -Technica 4031 (2)
  • Audio -Technica 4033
  • Audio -Technica 4047 (6)
  • Audio -Technica 4051 (4)
  • Audio -Technica ATM-25 (4)
  • Audio -Technica Artist Series ATM-350 clip-on lavalier (2)
  • Audio Technica AT815ST stereo multipattern mic
  • Earthworks TC-30 (2)
  • Blue "Berry" condenser (2)
  • Royer R121 ribbon (2)
  • Soundelux ELUX 251 (tube)
  • Soundelux E-49 (M-49 clone) (2)
  • Soundelux E-47 (tube)
  • Soundelux Ifet-7
  • Sterling ST44 (tube) (3)
  • Mojave Audio MA-100(tube, cardioid/omni small capsule)(4)
  • Lomo 19a19 tube microphones (2)
  • Yamaha Subkick bass drum microphone
  • Wireless microphone systems include 4 Shure ULX-pro, 4 Shure PGX, and 8 Shure PG wireless lavlalier, micro-lavalier and headset mics, along with 2 Countryman B3 micro-lavs
  • others
  • Noise Reduction

  • Dolby 361 SR's for mixdown decks
  • DBX 150X
  • Dolby B and C on all cassette decks
  • Dolby SR 24 channels for either 2" deck
  • Outboard

  • MIC PRE's
  • Neve 1070 Mic Preamps/eq (4)
  • Neve 33114 Mic Preamps/EQ (2)
  • Neve 1272 Line/Mic preamps (16); Audix 35102 mic pre/eq (2)
  • Neve 1271 line amps (2)
  • D.W. Fearn VT2 stereo tube mic preamp (3)
  • Calrec PQ 15S Mic Pre/Eq (2), PQ 1161 mic pre/eq (2)
  • Chandler TG-2 stereo discreet "Abbey Road" mic preamp (2)
  • Universal Audio 2108 stereo discreet mic preamp
  • Universal Audio 8110 8 channel class A preamp rack
  • Siemens/Telefunken V72 Tube Mic Preamps (circa 1958)(4)
  • GML 8302 Stereo Mic Pre ( Massenburg)
  • GML 8304 4 channel Mic Pre ( Massenburg)(2)
  • Millenia NSEQ-2 stereo tube/class A Parametric EQ
  • Demeter VTMP-2a 2-Channel Tube Mic Pre/DI,
  • Night pro PreQ3 stereo mic pre/eq
  • Earthworks LAB-102 Stereo Mic Preamps (2)
  • Earthworks 1024 4 channel Mic Preamps
  • Universal Audio 2610 stereo tube mic pre/eq (3)
  • API 3124+ 4 channel mic pre
  • API 3124 MB+ 4 channel all discreet microhone preamp with summing
  • LaChappell 992 eg stereo tube mic preamp
  • EQ
  • Summit EQP200B Dual Stereo Tube EQ
  • API 550a Parametric EQ's (4)
  • Weiss EQ-1 Mk2 stereo digital equalizer
  • GML 8200 Stereo Parametric EQ ( Masssenburg)
  • Cranesong Hedd Stereo AD/DA converter and tube simulator
  • Cranesong IBIS Stereo Class A EQ
  • Manley Massive Passive stereo tube EQ (2)
  • Siemens w295 EQ (6)
  • Sphere 9 band graphic EQ (2)
  • Z-Systems Z-qualizer stereo digital equalizer
  • Yamaha Q 2031 Stereo 31 band graphic equalizer
  • Behringer 8000 digital graphic eq and analyzer
  • Rane PE-15 5-band Parametric Equalizers( modified) (4)
  • COMPRESSORS/LIMITERS
  • TC Electronics Finalizer 20 bit A/D converter/compression/eq etc.
  • Waves L2 Ultramaximizer A/D converter/limiter(2)
  • Weiss DS-1 Digital compressor
  • RCA BA6A Tube Limiter/mic pre (from 60's; similar to LA2A)
  • Summit DCL-200 Stereo Tube Compressor
  • Tube Tech LCA-2B Stereo Tube Compressor
  • Tube-Tech PE-1C Tube EQ
  • Tube Tech Cl-1B Tube Compressor
  • Prism MLA-2 Stereo Compressor
  • Focusrite Red 3 Stereo Compressor
  • Brooks Siren BSS 901 parametric compressor (2)
  • Brookes-Siren 944 Stereo Parametric Compressor/Gate
  • Aphex Dominator II Stereo Limiter 
  • Chandler LTD-2 stereo compressor with mastering mods
  • Urei 1178 Stereo Compressor ( modified)
  • Urei LA-4 Compressors (2)( modified)
  • LA Audio 'Classic' Stereo Compressor
  • Solid State Logic FX-384 Stereo Compressor
  • Joe Meek Stereo optical compressor
  • Empirical Labs "Distressor" compressors (6)
  • Cranesong STC-8 stereo compressor
  • Empirical Labs FATSO compressor/analog simulator
  • Aphex Stereo Compellor(modified)
  • Valley People Dyna-mite compressor/limiter/ gate/de-esser
  • Brooks-Siren 404 Quad compressors/ de-essers
  • DBX 166 Stereo Compressor-limiter-noise gate(3)
  • DBX Quantum Digital processor
  • Ensoniq DP/4 4 channel multi-effects processor
  • Kurzweil Rumor Digital multi-effects (2)
  • Kuzweil KSP8 Multi-effects, with 8 channel AES interface (2)
  • EFFECTS & REVERBS
  • Lexicon 300, PCM-91, PCM-80, PCM-70, LXP-1, LXP-5, PCM-60, MPX-500, Vortex Digital Reverbs/Effects
  • Bricasti M7 Digital Reverbs (2)
  • Pluto Plate - modern spec, handbuilt,  old school amazing plate reverb
  • TC Electronics M5000 Digital Mainframe w/reverb, efx, compression, AD/DA converters
  • TC Electronics M4000 Reverb
  • TC Electronics M3000 stereo reverb/effects processors (2)
  • TC Electronics Fireworx multi-effect processor
  • Dynacord DRP-20 32 bit Reverb/effects Processor
  • Eventide H3000 Ultraharmonizer
  • Eventide H3000 D/SE digital multi-effects
  • Eventide Eclipse digital mutli-effects
  • TC Electronics 2290 Delay w/ 32 secs of sampling
  • Roland SDE-3000, SDE 1000 Digital Delays
  • Lexicon Prime Time 93 Digital Delay
  • Deltalab 1024 Digital Delay (modified)
  • Yamaha SPX-90 multi-effects
  • Yamaha D1500 Digital Delay (2)
  • Digitech IPS-33B 16 bit pitch shifter, delay, chorus, flanger,ect..
  • Antares ATR-1 automatic pitch corrector(2)
  • CONVERTERS
  • apogee PSX-100 24 bit A/D converter
  • Benchmark DAC-1 Digital-analog converter
  • Lavry 4496 Stereo AD/DA converter ( the best we've heard!)
  • Alesis DM Pro 20 bit drum machine
  • Symetrix 564 Quad gate (frequency-keyed)
  • Behringer XR-2400 Quad expander/noise gate
  • Behringer Intelligate Stereo Expander/Gate (3)
  • Aphex Type C (2), BBE 422 Exciters (6 channels total)
  • Tech 21 Sans Amp distortion generator / amp simulator
  • DBX 120 XP subharmonic synthesizer, DBX 1531 stereo graphic eq(2)
  • Panasonic AG-HMC 150 professional camcorder (2)
  • Evil Twin Tube direct box
  • ReAmp +4 /-60db Signal Convertor
  • Stewart/Missing Link/Countryman active and passive direct boxes (6)
  • Line 6 POD amp simulator
  • Amps

  • Vox AC-30 (1963) (tweaked and recapped by Roy Goode)
  • Vox AC-15 hand-wired 2010 reissue with Alnico Blue speaker
  • Fender '59 Bassman Reissue Amp
  • Victoria Tweed Deluxe ( exact copy of "58 Fender Tweed)
  • 1963 Danelectro Centurion surf amp
  • Egnater Rebel 20 head with 6V6/El-84 blending
  • Hamilton-Korby Tweed Fender Super 2/10 clone with reverb
  • Hamilton- Korby Tweed Fender Pro clone 1/15 with reverb
  • Mesa Boogie Mk II with 2x12 Marshall Cab
  • Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier Tremoverb combo
  • Mesa Boogie Lonestar Special 12" Combo
  • Fender Blackface Vibrolux Reverb (1966)
  • Fender Blackface Princeton Reverb (1966)
  • Fender Blackface Super Reverb (1967)
  • Fender Deluxe Reverb (1968)
  • Fender Twin Reverb (1968)
  • Fender Princeton Reverb (1968)
  • Fender Pro Junior
  • Fender VibroChamp (1973 )
  • Fender Blues Junior
  • Top Hat Club Royale amp ( similar to Vox AC15)
  • Marshall JMP 100 watt Super Lead Amp (1976) with 4x12 cab
  • 1974 Marshall Plexi 100 watt head ( Roy Goode mods)
  • ;Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus
  • Ampeg B-15S Bass Amplifier
  • Ampeg B-12 Bass Amplifier
  • Ampeg SVT Bass Amplifier with 4x10 cabinet (1969)
  • Musicman 210 HD Guitar Amp
  • Gibson GA-77 amp w/ 15" speaker, recapped (1959)
  • Gibson GA19 Guitar Amp
  • Bryston 4B stereo amp
  • Bryston 3B stereo amp
  • 1960's Leslie 147 cabinet
  • Epiphone Valve Junior 5 watt !
  • Tons of classic and modern boutique effect pedals
  • Instruments

  • Yamaha C7 (1983) 7'6" Concert Grand Piano (medium voicing)
  • Yamaha C7 (1999) 7'6" Concert Grand Piano (brighter voicing)
  • Hammond B-3 (1958) Organ with Leslie 142 speaker
  • 1971 Fender Rhodes 73 Electric Piano
  • 1960's Wurlitzer Electric Piano
  • Nord Stage 2 88 key weighted action electric keyboard
  • 1965 Ludwig Gold Sparkle Drumset with 20" bass drum, 14"snare, 12", 13", 16" toms
  • Sonar Rosewood Drumkit1975 Sonor Rosewood drumset, ( 24" bass, 18"floor, 12, 13, 14 toms and metal snare
  • 1959 Slingerland Radio King Diamond Black Pearl Kit with solid shell snare, 20" bass drum, 12",14", 16" toms
  • 1985 Gretsch Jazz Series Bebop kit with 18 x 14 bass drum, 12 and 14 inch toms
  • Misc Zildjian, Paiste, and Sabian cymbals, DW Highhat w/Zildjians
  • Grover 14" Wooden Snare ( we love this one!)
  • Grover 22 x 18 bass drum
  • Tama Star Classic 14" Maple Snare
  • Pearl 14" Metal Snare
  • Misc and sundry percussion including congas, jimbeh, shakers, tambourines, etc
  • Kurzweil K-2000S synth/sampler
  • Yamaha S-90ES 88 key weighted-action synth
  • Roland HP- 2700 Digital Piano
  • ESP Stratocaster with vintage Duncan pickups
  • Fender 1974 Stratocaster
  • Fender '59 Stratocaster "Thin Skin" (an especially sweet strat formerly owned by Kevin Barry)
  • Fender Mark Knopfler Signature Stratocaster with vintage strat specs and Texas Special PU's
  • Blade Stratocaster with Levinson PU's
  • Fender '62 Telecaster reissue with hipshot
  • Fender '52 Telecaster reissue w/ factory B-bender
  • 1968 Fender Telecaster w/bigsby
  • 1965 Gibson ES330 hollowbody electric
  • 1956 Gibson ES225 TDC hollowbody electric
  • 1968 Gibson ES335 semi-hollow electric
  • 1978 Gibson Les Paul Custom
  • 1965 Gibson Melody Maker electric guitar w/ 1965 humbucking PU's (essentially an SG)
  • 1961 Guild Starfire hollow body electric
  • 1979 Rickenbacker 450 electric guitar
  • 1980 Rickenbacker 360-12-string electric
  • 2012 National Tricone style 2 resonator guitar , German Silver
  • Dobro 33H Steel Guitar
  • National Triolian Resonator guitar (1928)
  • Martin M-36 custom acoustic guitar (1983)
  • Gibson J45 (1949)
  • Gibson J50 (1965) acoustic guitar
  • Gibson L-1 (1928) Robert Johnson's model
  • Gibson LG-2 (1950) acoustic guitar
  • Martin D-18 (1949) acoustic guitar, available by request only
  • Martin 000-18 1937 Golden Era acoustic guitar
  • Martin 0-18 acoustic guitar (1967) currently set up as a high string guitar
  • Martin 00-18 acoustic guitar (1961)
  • Taylor 510 acoustic guitar (1991)
  • Taylor T-5 acoustic/electric guitar
  • Froggy Bottom (Michael Millard) custom acoustic guitar (1991)
  • Collings OM-2HD Brazilian rosewood acoustic guitar (1991)similar to Martin OM-28, available by request
  • Collings "Baby" acoustic guitar
  • TJ Thompson custom OM-28 Brazilian rosewood steel string acoustic guitar
  • 1964 Martin D-28 Brazilian rosewood
  • Weissenborn Type 1 Hawaiian guitar ( 1923)
  • Asturias classical guitar
  • Casio CZ-101
  • 25 assorted guitar pedals including T-rex delay,Empress tremolo,Ibanez tube screamer, Retro-sonics Chorus, Fulltone Deja-Vibe,OCD, Wah, Boss custom blues driver etc.
  • Fender FM-61 Electric Mandolin
  • Gibson Widget midi pickup
  • Kurzweil Micropiano
  • Alesis D-4 and Roland R-5 drum machines
  • 60's Silvertone e. gtr. with lipstick PU
  • 1950's Supro Lap Steel
  • 1938 Rickenbacher Lap Steel
  • 1939 Rickenbacher Lap Steel
  • 1941 Rickenbacher Lap Steel
  • 1965 Fender Precision Bass
  • 1965 Fender Jazz bass
  • 1974 Fender fretless Jazz bass
  • 1995 Fender fretless Precision bass
  • Guild Ashbory Fretless Bass
  • Ernie Ball Stingray Bass
  • Lakland Fretless Electric Bass
  • 1972 Rickenbacker 4001 bass
  • 1966 Hofner Model 182 bass
  • Gold Tone ME Microbass ( fretless)
  • Guild x-155 Hollowbody jazz guitar
  • DeArmond (by Guild) M-75 electric guitar (clone of Gretsch DuoJet)
  • DeArmond (by Guild) baritone Guitar
  • 1921 Gibson A2 mandolin
  • 1921 Gibson F-4 mandolin
  • 1913 Gibson H-2 Mandola
  • Rigel Custom CT-110 style resonator mandolin
  • Gibson 1924 Snakehead A model mandolin
  • Hilburn #41 Custom F-5 mandolin 2006
  • Hilburn #51 Custom F-4 mandolin 2009
  • 1914 Gibson A-4 Mandolin
  • 2006 Nugget F-5 Mandolin
  • 2005 Gilchrist Style 5 Mandolin
  • 1923 Vega Tubaphone Banjolin
  • Trinity College Octave mandolin
  • 1961 Fender Mandocaster electric mandolin
  • Monteleone 1979 Grand Artist Mandolin
  • Chuck Lee banjo
  • Dearmond M-77T (Gretsch clone)
  • Beard R-model mahogany squareneck Dobro
  • Republic Tri-cone resonator guitar
  • National Tricone German Silver cutaway resonator guitar
  • Starr and Santiago Violin
  • Kala Ukulele bass
  • All guitar amps serviced and tweaked by Jim Salmon of Sonic Bloom and Bob DeTorre of DST Engineering

     

    Monitors

  • Genelec 1031A's (self powered) speakers
  • Quested H210's soffit mounted and powered by Bryston 4B amplifier
  • Adam SA-3 powered monitors (two pairs)
  • Mackie self-powered
  • Tannoy System 12 DMT2
  • Yamaha NS-10's (2 pairs)
  • Paradigms
  • Auratone 5C's
  • ATC SCM25A 3 way active
  • Headphones

  • AKG K400 (2)
  • AKG 271S (10)
  • AKG 240S (4)
  • AKG 240(7)
  • AKG 240 DF (4)
  • AKG 141(2)
  • AKG 270 (2)
  • Beyer 811 (2)
  • Furman 16 channel artist-controlled headphone mix stations (6) - allows 6 people in Studio A or Studio A iso booths to fully adjust their own headphone cue mixes
  • Phones also powered by (5) Oz Audio 4 channel headphone amps, (2) Tascam MH-40, (4) Oz Audio ,Symetrix 204, and Bear Audio tube headphone amps; 5 sep phone mixes possible

     

    Studio Dimensions

  • Studio A 40 x 36 with 12-15 foot ceilings
  • Four iso booths:12' x 14', 2/9'x 9', 6'x 10'
  • Control Room A 22'x 24'
  • Studio B 14'x 13'
  • Control Room B 18'x14'
  • Designed by Matt Bagorozzo