Grant Avenue Studio:

38 Grant Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N2X5 (905) 522-5227

 

  • Situated in an historic Edwardian home. (built in 1915) Two-storey plus attic.
  • One small kitchen (no oven) with sink and microwave (on second floor)
  • One small 2-piece bathroom (on second floor)
  • One small lounge area (with couch, and chair) doubles as our instrument storage and repair room.
  • Parking Lot adjacent to building (unpaved) fits approx 8-9 cars.
  • Total SQ footage of house – 2500 sq.ft.
    • Main Floor – 1300sq ft
    • “Recording Space” Measurements:
      • Live studio floor: 300 sq ft.
      • Isolation booth (“drum booth”): 220 sq ft. Drum booth has load-in door.
      • Isolation booth (“vocal/amp booth”) 55 sq ft
      • Control room:210 sq ft

All of our equipment is available to the recording musician or producer at no extra charge. There are no equipment rental fees. Equipment list is as of November 2017 – Please note list is apt to change without notice.

 

* Available upon request

CONSOLES:

-MCI 500C series analogue console (modified) – This is our main console.

-TOFT ATB 24 console (Studio B) please inquire regarding use

 

DIGITAL RECORDERS:

-RADAR S-NYQUIST V  - This is our main dedicated Recording Drive.

-RADAR S-NYQUIST V (Studio B) please inquire regarding use

 

MICROPHONES:

-AKG C451 B

-AKG D112

-AKG C452 EB (x2)

-AKG D112 E

-Apex 125

-Apex 126 (x2)

-Audiotechnica AT825 Stereo Mic

-Crown PZM - 30GPB (x3)

-Earthworks QTC 1 (x2)

-MXL Fox

-MXL V 67 (x2)

-MXL 2001 (x2)

-Neumann M 49 b

-Neumann U 67

-Neumann U 87 (x4)

-Neumann KM 86 I (x3)

-Neumann KM 84 I (x4)

-Neumann N149

-Neumann USM69 Stereo Mic

-Rode Classic II

-Rode NT4

-Rode NT2-A

-Royer R121 Ribbon

-Royer R84 Ribbon

-Sennheiser MD 421(x4)

-Sennheiser MD441-U

-Shure SM57 (x5)

-Shure SM58

 

 

TAPE MACHINES:

-MCI JH24 2-inch multitrack *

-MCI Tape Machine (x2) (with 1/2 track conversion heads) *

-Tascam 112 Cassette Player *

-Tascam DA-45 HR Tape Deck *

-Tascam DA-78 HR 8 Channel Digital Recorder (x3) *

 

COMPACT DISC SYSTEMS:

-Tascam RW-700 CD Rewritable/Recorder

 

SPEAKERS:

-JBL Professional Series 4350 (x2)

-KRK Rokit 8 (x2) (Studio B)

-Monitor Audio 700/Gold (x2)

-Paradigm Atom (x2)

-Genelc 8030 (x2) (Studio B)

 

GUITAR AMPLIFIERS:

-Fender Blues Deluxe AMP

-Fender VibroChamp

-Peavy Delta Blues    

-Vox AC30

 

GUITARS AND BASS GUITARS:       

-Burns Brian May

-Danelectro Bass

-Fender Jazz Bass American Vintage

-Fender Jazz 5 string

-Fender Stratocaster (Roland Ready) Ultra Strat

-Fender Thinline Telecaster

-Gibson Angus Young SG

-Gibson ES 335

-Gibson J-200

-Gibson Les Paul Junior Special

-Gretsch Electromatic

-Gretsch Silverjet

-Guild 12-String

-Larivee 000-50

-Martin High string

-Ramirez Classical Calle de Paz No.8

-Rickenbacker 330/12 MG

 

GUITAR PEDALS AND EFFECTS:

-Boss CS-1 Compression Sustainer

-Boss DS-1 Distortion

-Boss Dr.Sample SP-303

-Boss FT-2 Dynamic Filter

-Boss GP-20Guitar Amp Processor

-Boss ME-30 Multiple Effects

-Boss OC-2 Octaver

-Boss TW-1 T-Wah

-Boss FV-50 Volume Pedal

-Carl Martin Delayla Vintage Style Echo

-Crowther Audio Hot Cake

-Dunlop Cry Baby Wah Wah

-Electro-Harmonix Big Muff

-Electro-Harmonix Electric Mistress

-Electro-Harmonix Full double tracking effect

-Electro-Harmonix Hot Tubes

-Electro-Harmonix Memory Man

-Electro-Harmonix Micro-Synthesizer

-Electro-Harmonix Small Stone Phase Shifter

-Johnson J-Station

-Maestro PS-1B Phase Shifter

-MXR Distortion

-MXR Envelope Filter

-MXR Phase 100

-Roland VG-8 Guitar Synthesizer

-Roland GI-20 Midi Guitar Interface

-Roland EV-S Volume Pedal

 

COMPRESSORS / LIMITERS / EQUALIZERS / PREAMPS:

-AMEK 9098 Compressor/Limiter

-API 2500 Bus Compressor

-Avalon AD 2044

-Avalon VT-747SP

-Avalon VT - 737SP

-DBX compressor / limiter 163 (x2)

-Klark Teknik Graphic Equalizer DN 27 (x2) *

-Mozz Stereo Compressor

-Neve Pre-amp / Eq's 1068 (x2)

-Summit Audio Tube Leveling Amplifier (x4)

-Tubetronix Stereo Compressor (LA2A)

-Universal Audio Pre-amp / Compressor LA-610

-Universal Audio Pre-amp / Compressor / Limiter 6176

-Universal Audio LA-3A Audio Leveler (Stereo)

-Universal Audio 2-LA-2 Leveling Amplifier (Stereo)

-Universal Audio 1176 LN Limiting Amplifier

-Universal Audio - Solo 610 Classic Vacuum Tube Mic Pre/Direct Box

-Universal Audio - Solo 110 Precision Class A Mic Pre/Direct Box

-Valley People Compressor 610 (Stereo)

 

 

REVERB UNITS:

-Bricasti M7

-EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb

-EMT 250 Reverb

-Eventide 2016

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

-S.E Electronics IRF Reflexion filter

-Roland XV-5080 *

-Korg SD-3000  Digital Delay

-Drawmer Dual Gate *

-AMS Harmonizer *

-Eventide H-3000 D/SE Harmonizer / Multi-effects unit

 

 

PIANOS / KEYBOARDS / SYNTHESIZERS:

-Mellotron M4000 Mini

-Moog Mini Moog

-Yamaha C7 Conservatory Grand Piano

-Yamaha Motif ES 8

-Yamaha Motif ES 6

 

DRUMS AND PERCUSSION:

-Ayotte Full drum Kit

-Milestone Full drum Kit

-LP Latin Percussion Conga Drum (x2)

-Extensive Selection of other percussion instruments (clay drums, shakers, tambourines, etc )

 

OTHER:

-Applecreek Dulcimer

-Fender Electric Mandolin

-Hohner Accordion

-Jerry Jones Electric Sitar

-Oscar Schmidt Ukulele

-Suzuki OmniChord

-Johnson Dobro

-Fender Banjo *

-Fender Dobro *

-Panpipes

 

MASTERING:

 

We also are able to digitally transfer audio from DAT and cassette tapes.

 

Mastering/Editing room features:

-Dedicated P.C - based computer running:

-Sony Soundforge

- iZotope Ozone 4 Intergrated Mastering System

- TL Audio Fat TrackTube Production Suite

- Tascam DA-45 HR Tape Deck

- Tascam RW-2000 CD Rewritable/Recorder

- Altec Voice of the Theater 12" (x2)

- Dynaudio BM6A (x2)

- KRK Rockit 6 (x2)