Our Equipment

At Urban Studios we use a wide range of state of the art equipment, our pre and post production suites have  some of the industry's most desirable equipment and the gear list is constantly growing.

We track all our sessions using a modern hybrid of boutique analogue pre amps and outboard with state of the art AD/DA converters. Once recorded everything is then summed in analog at our post production suite (The BatCave). The heart of our post production suite is the Rupert Neve 5060 Centerpiece, The RND gives a subtle but noticeable analogue 'Glue' to the sound and combined with our outboard equipment we get a great 'out the box' analog sound. We then combine that with over £12,000 of fully licensed software plugins along with virtual instruments and sample libraries. 

Below we will list some of our equipment but the list is ever growing :)

 

Outboard

  • Rupert Neve 5060 Center Piece
  • SSL X-RACK loaded with XR627 pre amp modules
  • SSL X-RACK loaded with EQ and Comp modules
  • Universal Audio Twin-Finity 710 Preamps (x2)
  • A-Designs Reddi Tube DI
  • Rupert Neve 5015 pre amps (x2)
  • Bricasti M7 reverb
  • Rupert Neve DI box (x2)
  • Radial JDI (x2)
  • Warm Audio WA76
  • Warm Audio EQ
  • Rupert Neve Master Buss Processor


Guitar & Bass

  • Fender Twin Reverb Combo
  • Marshall JCM2000 Amp
  • Mesa Dual Rectifier Amp
  • Marshall 1960a 4 x 12 Cab
  • Fender Telecaster 60th Anniversary
  • Fender 1999 deluxe stratocaster
  • Gibson Les paul studio 1997
  • PRS Gold top
  • Sire S7 4 string bass
  • Music man Stingray
  • Moon Acoustic guitar
  • Gibson J200m


Drums

  • Gretsch renown maple  with fresh Evans heads 
  • Pearl 14" x 6.5" Masters Symphonic Series Maple Snare Drum
  • Mapex Black Panther 14 x 5.5" Maple Snare
  • Hardware: 2x snare stands, 4x cymbal stands, 2x hi-hat stands
  • Cymbals available on request

Recording & AD/DA

  • Apogee Symphony AD/DA
  • RME UFX AD/DA
  • Apple Logic Pro 10.2
  • Avid Pro Tools 10, 11 &12
  • Mac Pro

 

Monitoring

  • Munro Sonic Egg system
  • Mackie HR824
  • Yamaha NS10M
  • Beyerdynamic DT100
  • Superlux HD600 Closed-Ear Headphones
  • Presonus headphone amp

 

Microphones

  • Neumann U87 (x2)
  • Neumann KM140
  • Neumann TLM103
  • Rupert neve ribbon
  • SE Electronics Gemini MKII
  • Telefunken M16
  • Telefunken TD 20
  • SE Electronics 4400A
  • SE Electronics T2
  • Line Audio OM1
  • AKG C1000
  • AKG 414 XLS (x2)
  • Audix D2 (x2)
  • Audix D4
  • Audix D6
  • Audix F9
  • Blue Baby Bottle
  • Sennheiser E606
  • Sennheiser MD421
  • Sennheiser MD441
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure SM58
  • Shure SM7B
  • Shure Beta 57a
  • Shure Beta 58
  • Yamaha Subkick - SKRM100

 

Plug-ins (Fully Licensed)

  • Waves Mercury bundle
  • Waves SSL
  • Waves API
  • Waves V series
  • Waves Abbey Road Collection
  • FabFilter Pro Q2
  • FabFilter Pro MB
  • FabFilter Pro DS
  • FabFilter Pro G
  • FabFilter Pro L
  • FabFilter Pro C2
  • Sound Toys 5 Full bundle
  • Ik multimedia studio bundle
  • Native Instruments Komplete 10 Ultimate
  • Sonic Couture The Hammersmith
  • Sonic Couture Broken Wurli
  • Sonic Couture EP 73 Deconstructed
  • Sonic Couture Geosonics
  • LASS (LA Scoring Strings)
  • Softube Console One (inc ssl 900 and British A Class upgrades)
  • All Softube Plugins
  • Audioease Speakerphone 2
  • Audioease Altiverb 7
  • Antares Autotune 7
  • Celemony Melodyne Studio 3
  • Izotope Ozone  7 Advanced
  • Izotope Nectar 2
  • Drumagog Platinum 5
  • Addictive drums trigger
  • Slate Digital Trigger
  • Sonnox Oxford Inflator
  • Sonnox Oxford Limiter
  • BFD 3
  • Valhala Reverbs
  • All Sound Radix plugins
  • & MANY, MANY MORE