Equipment

The Zone is a professional recording studio located off of Ranch Road12 just outside of Dripping Springs, TX. Featuring top of the line vintage analog and modern digital tools, we focus on bringing an artist's vision to life in an intimate setting.
MICROPHONES
  • Neumann SM69 stereo mic

  • Neumann vintage KM 84 (2)

  • Neumann U87 (2)

  • Neumann  M149 tube mic (1)

  • Neuman KM 184 (2)

  • RCA 74B vintage ribbon

  • RCA “paintbrush” vintage ribbon

  • Royer 121 ribbon (matched pair)

  • AKG 451 (2)

  • AKG 414 (1)

  • Electrovoice RE-20 (3)

  • Sennheiser 421 (3)

  • Sennheiser 602 (1)

  • Rode Classic tube mic (1)

  • Earthworks TC30K omnis (2)

  • Groove Tube GT67 tube mics (2)

  • Shure KSM 32 (2)

  • Shure SM57 (5)

  • Shure SM 58 (2)

  • Shure SM7 (1)

  • Shure 520 DX (1)

  • SE small diaphragm

  • SE 3500 large diaphragm condensers (2)

  • Electrovoice DS35 (2)

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Preamps
  • API 3124 (12)

  • Brent Averill/Neve 1272 (8)

  • Amek Neve 9098 / pre with EQ (1)

  • Amek Neve 9098  (2)

  • Daking 52270 Pre w/ EQ (2)

  • Drawmer 1960 stereo pre/compressor (2)

  • Avalon 737sp tube pre amp, compressor, EQ (2)

  • Manley VoxBox pre amp, compressor, de-esser, pultec style EQ (1)

  • Alembic Tube Pre-amp with EQ (2)

  • TL Audio Dual Valve Mic Pre-amp / Compressor (2)

  • HHB Tube Pre-amps (4)

  • Soundcraft TS12 Discreet Mic Pre-amps with EQ

OUTBOARD GEAR
  • Neve 8816 16 channel mixer

  • Allen Smart C2 stereo compressor / limiter

  • LA2A tube compressor/limiter

  • 1176 compressor / limiter (2)

  • Roland RE-501 Chorus Echo (1)

  • Roland RE-201 Space Echo (1)

  • Manley Elop stereo tube compressor

  • Drawmer 1960 stereo tube compressor

  • DBX Blue 160s stereo compressor / limiter (1)

  • DBX 160x compressor / limiter (2)

  • Manley Pulteq style EQ (1)

  • Eventide H3000SE (1)

  • Line6 POD guitar direct box (1)

  • Line6 DL4 delay modulator (1)

  • Line6 MM4 modulation modeler (1)

  Monitoring 
  • Quested H108

  • Mackie HR824

  • Yamaha NS-10

 

  • Power Amps:  Phase Linear, Bryston,  Hafler

INSTRUMENTS
  • Samick Concert 88 key Grand Piano

  • Hammond B3 Organ with 145 tube Leslie

  • Wurlitzer Electric Piano

  • Rhodes MKII 73 Electric Piano

  • Les Paul 1960 Gold Top

  • Danelectro baritone guitar

  • Fender Telecaster

  • Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic

  • Gold Tone 6 string Mandotar

  • Martin 4 string Tenor

  • Epiphone D R 500 PNS Acoustic

  • Ibanez high string Acoustic

  • Vox AC30 amp

  • Mesa Boogie Lone Star Special amp

  • 1960's Vintage Ludwig 4 piece

  • Yamaha Stage Custom 5 piece

  • Zildjian, Paiste, and Sabian Cymbals

Plug Ins
  • Lexicon Reverb

  • Waves Diamond Bundle TDM

  • Valhalla reverbs

  • Antares Auto Tune Evo

  • Sony Oxford EQ

  • Echo Farm

  • Amp Farm

  • SansAmp

  • McDSP Analog Channel

  • Sound Replacer

  • Bombfactory

  • Focusrite EQ / Compression

  • SPEED

  • Amplitube

  • Massey

  • etc....

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Software Synths
  • Atmosphere

  • Stylus

  • Sampletank

  • Reason

  • Ableton Live

  • Indigo

  • Synchronic

  • Bruno / Reso

Recording Formats
  • Studer A800 2” 24 channel analog tape machine

  • Pro Tools HD

  • Apogee Rosetta

  • Neve 8816 16 Channel Analogue Summing Mixer

  • Apogee Big Ben Master Clock

  • Mac Pro

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