Arts is based on Waiheke Island, Auckland,
New Zealand. The studio is on a hilltop
overlooking the coast. A ferry service connects
us with Auckland 30 minutes away.
recording equipment is centred around AKAI DR16
PRO 24/96 hard disc recorders, DL 16 realtime
controllers, and an RE 32 editor. This system
interfaces with Pyramix, and also Protools,
Adobe Audition, and Harrison Mixbus.
soundcard is a LYNX 2. Software processing
includes Waves, Antares, Universal Audio, and TC
Works. Outboard includes Lexicon PCM80 and 90
reverbs, DBX De-Esser, Symetrix, Neve, and Aphex
compressors, and high end microphone preamps
(including 2X Neve, and a UA 610).
includes a Tube-Tech SSA-2A Valve Summing Amp,
SSL 4000 Bus Compressor, 2X UA LA2A, 2X UA 2192
Converters, and an AMEK 9098
include a selection of AKG , Shure, Rode,
Neumann , and Sennheiser, (SM7B, 414BULS,
monitors are a pair of JBL 4412A's.