Every aspect of Sprout City has been crafted to provide the best sound, the most comfortable atmosphere, and a paramount experience

Studio Space

  • The Control Room is a 15′ x 20′ “Full Room” wide stereo field design.
  • Acoustic Sciences Corporation acoustically treated.
  • Near and far field monitors are in use for accurate reproduction.
  • The Vocal Isolation Booth is a “dead” 8′ x 6′ room with double density foam covering the entire space.
  • We use a FTB line-source P.A. system that is stunningly accurate.
  • There are 3 isolated halls on the sides of the Main Room.
  • The Main Room is an acoustically designed 25′ x 20′ “live” space & comfortably fits 12 people.

Location

Sprout City Studios

Equipment

Microphones

• AEA: R-84 Ribbon

• COLES: 4038 Ribbon

• AKG: C 414 B XLS, (2) C3000

• Aston:  (2) Origin, Spirit

• Audio Technica: AT 4050, ATM 31 Electret Condenser

• Audix: OM-6

• Beyer – PAIR – m501 Ribbon

• Cascade: 731R Ribbon, DR2S Stereo Ribbon, (3) FAT HEAD II Lundahl Modified Ribbon

• CharterOak s700

• Cathedral Pipes: (2) Regensburg Dom (Neumann U47 Clones)

• ElectroVoice: RE-20

• Heil: PR-20, PR-40

• Oktava: (2) ML-52 Large Ribbons

• Mark-O-Matic: AKG C-12 Clone

• Mojave: MA 300 Tube

• Shure: (8) SM57, (3) SM58, (2) Beta 52, (3) Beta 58, (3) Beta 98AMP, Matched Pair – SM94

• sE: RNR-1 Rupert Neve active Ribbon

• Sennheiser: (4) MD 421-U

• RODE: (4) NT2-A, NT-2, NT1-A

• OSM: (2) OS800

• Sterling Ocean Way

Console & Monitoring

• SONY: DMX-R100 48 Channel Digital Console (With Oxford EQ and Dynamics on every channel)

• Rane HC-6 headphone distribution system

• Meyer Sound: HD-1 Active Monitors

• KRK: V12 Active Sub

• Auratone Point Source

• Custom 2-Way FTB: #2’s

• Yamaha P2025 Power Amp

• Custom Line Array PA designed by FTB 

Recording

• Apple MAC PRO 8-Core 3.2Ghz, Boot Volume and Tracking SSD upgrade, w/ 12 Terabyte storage

• 32 Channel input A/D, 24 Output D/A by Sony Oxford, and Universal Audio

• MOTU: 2408 Mk3, 112D MADI, AES, USB and Thunderbolt conversion interface, Fastlane Midi I/O, MTP AV

• MOTU Digital Performer 9

• Avid Pro Tools 

• Logic Pro X 10.3.2

• Ableton 9.5

• Reaper 64

We are happy to add any Mac compatible DAW of your choice, just ask!

OutBoard

• Mogami DB-25 192 Channel Snakes

• 192 Point TT analog patch bay system

• MANLEY: (2) VoxBox Pre/comp

• Empirical Labs: FATSO Jr.

• Universal Audio: 2-610 Preamp, (2) LA-610 mkII Pre-comp/limiters, (2) 1176 LN Comp/limiters, 4-710d Tube/SS Pre-Comp

• Valley People: Dyna-Mite

• Mark-O-Matic: MPAG (CUSTOM Built Tube Mic Pre Saturator)

• Avalon: 737sp Pre/comp

• Vintech: (2) x73i Pre/EQ (Neve 1073 Clone)

• Chandler: (2) Germanium Compressors

• DBX: 166A Comp/Gate

• ART: Pro Channel with Custom Mod and Tube Upgrade

• Radial Engineering: (2) DI, (2) D2, JDX Reactor Speaker Emulator

Effects

• Eventide: Ultra-Harmonizer DSP 7000

• Lexicon: MPX-1 & ALEX Processors

• Alesis: MIDIverb 4

• Boss: DD-6, Metal Zone, Orange Distortion

• Ibanez: TS-9 Tube Screamer

• Mesa Boogie: V-twintube Pedal

• Molten Voltage Mod for Digital tap control: MXR Carbon Copy Delay

• Tech 21: SansAmp Bass Driver, SansAmp Programmable Bass Driver 3 Ch. DI, SansAmp PSA-1

Plugins

• WAVES – Diamond Bundle +many add-ons, GTR 3.5

• Universal Audio – 90% of All Plugs running on the PCIe UAD-2 octo system

• Sonnox – Supressor, Envolution, Pro-Codec

• iZotope – RX 6, OZONE 5,6,7, Nectar 2, VocalSynth, Alloy 2, BreakTweaker, Iris, Mobius Filter, Stutter Edit, DDLY

• TRASH 2, Neutron, iDRUM

• PSP – VINTAGE WARMER v2, PSP84, OldTimer mE

• Valhalla: All Reverb and Delay Plugins

• FabFilter: Total Bundle

• Tokyo Dawn Labs: Nova gE, Kotenikov gE

• OekSound: Soothe

• WaveMachine Labs: Drumagog 5 (Drum Replacement)

*all legally owned*

Miscellaneous

• SONY: (4) 7506 Headphones

• Beyerdynamic: (2) DT-770 80 Ohm Headphones

• Sennheiser: (4) Headphones

• Audio-Technica: (2) M50x Headphones

• Many misc. brands single pairs of Headphones.

• QSC: X-series Power Amp

• FTB Line array 4x

• + More….

Instruments & Gear Available to Rent

(contact us for pricing)

•Mesa Triple Rectifier with 4-12 Cab

•SVT-4 PRO head with 6-10 Cab

•Mesa Boogie NOMAD 3 Channel combo Amp

•Peavey Classic 30 Combo Amp with tube mods

•Rickenbacker 15 Watt Classic amp

•Fender Deluxe Reverb 4×10 Combo Amp

•Vox AC30 Combo Amp

•Pearl Export 5 Piece Drumkit with Yamaha/DW hardware

•Paiste and Avedis Quality Cymbals

•Fender 1972 Super Reverb Combo 4×10 Cab

•Fender Supersonic 100 Amp Head with Effects Loop

  1. Loftan - Mystery Blue 4:00
  2. CatLike Reflexes - Velvet Red 4:37
  3. Rye Wolves - Tearing At The Shapes 8:08
  4. Caitlyn Jemma - Healing Waters 4:42