The Herndon, VA studio is a custom state-of-the-art six room recording studio designed and built in 2013. This studio features a comfortable control room, a large performance space with a vaulted ceiling, Pro Tools HD, four studio isolation rooms of various sizes and acoustic treatment, and a wide selection of boutique outboard gear. Contact us today for a studio tour!

Herndon Studio Gear

RECORDING INTERFACES

  • Pro Tools 10 HD3 TDM Accel (3 PCI DSP cards)
  • Avid 192 I/O x 2 (Record 32 simultaneous channels)
  • Control 24 Pro Tools Control Surface
  • Black Lion Audio modded Digi 003R + FocusriteOctopre and Cymatic uTrack 24 for mobile recording

MONITORS

  • Lipinski L-707 with matching Lipinski Class A monoblock amplifier
  • Lipinski L-150 15″ subwoofer with matching Lipinski Class A monoblock amplifier
  • Adam A7X ribbon monitors
  • Yamaha NS-10M (upon request)

INSTRUMENT AMPLIFIERS

  • Ampeg SVT Classic Bass Amp
  • Ampeg 8×10 Cabinet (x2)
  • Orange Tiny Terror combo amp
  • Blackstar tube combo amp
  • Orange TH30 combo amp
  • Fender Twin Amp ’94 (3 channel All Tube)
  • 1960’s Traynor Guitar Mate
  • 1984 Roland JC-120
  • Additional guitar amplifiers are available upon request

MICROPHONES

  • AKG C414 XLII (x3)
  • AKG C214
  • Audio Technica AT4040
  • Audio Technica ATM25 LE
  • Audix D6
  • Audix i5 (2)
  • Neumann U87 (Vintage from 1973!)
  • Neumann TLM103 (x2)
  • AEA R84 ribbon
  • Peluso 22 251
  • Sennheiser e906 (x3)
  • Sennheiser e835
  • Sennheiser 421 (x3)
  • Sehnheiser 441
  • Shure KSM 141 (x2)
  • Shure SM 81 (x2)
  • AKG D112 (x2)
  • Vintage MicrotechGeffell UM70
  • Cascade Fathead stereo pair with Lundahltransformers
  • Shure SM57
  • Shure SM7B
  • Shure Beta 52
  • All microphones from the Bethesda Studio are available too with advance notice (Neumann M147, Neumann U87, Shure SM57, Audio Technica AT4050, AKG C451, Neumann KM184 x 2, and many more)

GUITARS

  • Fender P-Bass
  • Chandler RH Lap Steel
  • Taylor 12-string acoustic
  • Martin D15M
  • Taylor 110
  • 1979 Gibson Les Paul
  • 1996 Heritage H-535
  • 2004 Fender Fat Strat
  • 2005 DipintoGalaxie 4
  • 2003 Ernie Ball Stingray 4

DRUMS

  • Tama Starclassic Birch and Bubinga 5 piece
  • Gretch Chrome & Brass snare
  • Assorted Cymbals from Sabian and Zildjian
  • Orange County Newport Series kit (available from our Bethesda studio)

OUTBOARD

  • API 3124mb+ 4-channel mic pre
  • Phoenix Audio DRS-8 v2 eight channel mic pre
  • Neve 1073 DPA 2-channel preamp
  • Focusrite Control 24 preamps (16 channels)
  • Avedia Audio MA5 2-channel preamp
  • LTL-Silver Bullet!!!
  • Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor x 2
  • IGS Audio LA-One (LA-2A clone)
  • Kush Audio Electra EQ (x2)
  • Universal Audio 2-1176
  • Additional outboard gear available from Bethesda Studio with advance notice (Teletronix LA-2A, Universal Audio LA-3A (x2), Universal Audio 2-1176, IGS Audio Qualizer, IGS Audio Rubber Bands, SSL bus compressor, Lipinski Signature Preamps (x2), IGS Audio tube preamps (x2), BAE 1073D (x2)

KEYS

  • Beautiful 1991 Steinway Model B concert grand piano
  • Yamaha MOX8 88-key weighted keyboard
  • Original Hammond M3 organ (late 1950s)
  • Juno 106
  • Yamaha DX7
  • Korg MS20 mini
  • KorgMicroKorg
  • KorgVolca Beats
  • Teenage Engineering OP-1
  • Dave Smith Prophet 12 module
  • Novation MiniNova
  • Other weird synths….

PLUGINS/DIGITAL PROCESSING

  • Waves TDM Mercury Bundle
  • Massey
  • Slate
  • Softube
  • Izotope
  • Reason
  • FabFilter
  • Sound Radix
  • Melodyne Editor 2
  • And many many more…

Explore our Herndon Studio!

This beautiful recording space offers state-of-the-art equipment & instruments in our studio rooms. Check out the studio in this video tour:

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