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.

 
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

TAPE MACHINES:
-MCI JH24 2-inch multitrack please inquire regarding use
-MCI Tape Machine (x2) (with 1/2 track conversion heads) please inquire regarding use
-Tascam 112 Cassette Player please inquire regarding use
-Tascam DA-45 HR Tape Deck please inquire regarding use
-Tascam DA-78 HR 8 Channel Digital Recorder (x3) please inquire regarding use

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 
-Vox AC30 

GUITARS AND BASS GUITARS:        this list is constantly changing. Please check availability with us.
-Burns Brian May 
-Danelectro Bass 
-Fender Jaguar Baritone Custom 
-Fender Jazz Bass American Vintage 
-Fender Jazz 5 string
-Fender Stratocaster (Roland Ready) Ultra Strat 
-Fender Thinline Telecaster (new one you brought today)
-Gibson Angus Young SG 
-Gibson ES 335 
-Gibson J-200 
-Gibson Les Paul Junior Special 
-Gretsch (green)
-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

MICROPHONES:
-AKG C451 B
-AKG D112
-AKG C452 EB (x2)
-AKG C414
-AKG D112 E
-Apex 125
-Apex 126 (x2)
-Audiotechnica AT825
-BlueBird Blue
-Crown PZM - 30GPB (x3)
-Earthworks QTC 1 (x2)
-Electrovoice RE20
-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
-Rode Classic II
-Rode NT4
-Royer R121 Ribbon
-Royer R84 Ribbon
-Sennheiser MD 421(x4)
-Sennheiser MD441-U
-Shure SM57 (x5)
-Shure Unidyme III (x3)
-Shure SM58

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)
-Drawmer 1960
-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 Classicas teletronix LA2A (x2)
-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)

DELAY UNITS:
-Korg SD-3000  Digital Delay
-Roland Dimensional Space Delay *

GATES:
-Drawmer Dual Gate *
-Kepex Noise Gate (x4) *

HARMONIZERS / MULTI-EFFECTS UNITS / PROCESSORS:
-AMS Harmonizer *
-Eventide H-910 Harmonizer *
-Eventide H-3000 D/SE Harmonizer / Multi-effects unit
-Lexicon PCM 80 Digital Effects Processor *
-Lexicon MPX-100 Dual Channel Processor *

REVERB UNITS:
-Bricasti M7
-EMT 240 Gold Foil Reverb
-EMT 250 Reverb
-Lexicon PCM-90 Digital Reverb *
-Roland SRV-330 Dimensional Space Reverb *
-Yamaha Rev – 7 *

MISCELLANEOUS:
-S.E Electronics IRF Reflexion filter
-Roland XV-5080 *

PIANOS / KEYBOARDS / SYNTHESIZERS:
- Mellotron M4000 
-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:
-Alesis Airsynth
-Applecreek Dulcimer
-Fender Electric Mandolin
-Hohner Accordion
-Jerry Jones Electric Sitar
-Moog Etherwave Pro (theremin)
-Oscar Schmidt Ukulele
-Suzuki OmniChord
-Johnson Dobro
-Fender Banjo *
-Fender Dobro *
-Panpipes
* available on request (please call to discuss availability)

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)