Orbit Ausio Recording Studio - Seattle WA







SSL 4056 G/G+ Series with Ultimation (moving fader automation)

Analog Recorders:

Studer A-800 2″ 24 track
Ampex ATR 102 1/2″ 2 track
Otari MX-5050 1/4″ 2 track
MRL Calibration Tapes (2″ and 1/2″)

DAW/Converters/Digital Recorders:

Pro Tools 12 HDX – 24 ins/48 outs 
BURL Mothership – 16 / 32
Avid HD I/O – 8 / 16
Digi Sync I/O
Apple Mac Pro 32 Gig Ram Quad Core Intel Processor
3 Terabyte Solid State Drives


Focal Twin6 be
Yamaha NS-10

Triton Audio Neolev Decouplers
Samsung 32″ Display
Audio Control 30-band Realtime Spectrum Analyzer


Blue Mo-Fi (4)
Sennheiser HD 280 (6)
Rane 4 Channel Headphone Amplification
Oz Audio Headphone Amplification



Neumann U-47 Tube

Neumann U-47 FET
Neumann U-87 (2)
Neumann U-89
Neumann KM-84 (2)
Neumann M-582 Tube (2)
Wunder Audio CM7 Tube
Advanced Audio CM251 Tube
AKG C414 ULS (2)
SE Electronics SE3 (2)


Coles 4038 (2)
Royer 122

Telefunken M-80

Electro-Voice RE-20 (2)
AKG D-12
AKG D112
Beyer 201
Sennheiser 421 (4)
Sennheiser 441 (2)
Sennheiser MD 402-U
Shure SM57 (4)
Shure SM7
Shure SM58 (2)
Shure Beta 57
Shure Beta 52
Shure 520-D (Green Bullet) (2)
DIY Sub Kick

Mic Pre’s and EQ’s:

Neve 1073 w/ Marinairs (4)
UTA MPEQ-1 (6)
Ampex 351
SSL 4K (56)
Pultec EQP-1A

API 560B (2)

Compressors and Limiters:

UnFairchild 670 (Stereo)
Retro Instruments 176
Retro Instruments Sta Level
SSL Bus (4K G Series/Stereo)
SSL 4K Channel (56)
Inward Connections Vac Rac TSL-3 (Stereo)
Chandler Limited EMI TG1 (Stereo)
Universal Audio 1176 (2) *Modified to Blue Stripe Rev B’s*
Empirical Labs Distressor w/ British Mod’s
Empirical Labs Distressor w/ Jim Williams upgrades

DBX 160-A VU (2)
DBX 162 VU (Stereo) w/ Jim Williams upgrades
DBX 902 D’esser (2)

Analog and Digital Signal Processing:

DIY Plate Reverb 4×8 ft.
Lexicon 480-L Dual Stereo Reverb
Lexicon PCM-42 Delay (2)
Delta Lab Effectron 1020 Delay
MasterRoom XL-305 Vintage Spring Reverb
MXR Pitch Shift/Doubler
Sansui Spring Reverb

Guitars and Basses:

’75 Fender Telecaster Deluxe
’77 Gibson ES-335
’87 Gibson Les Paul Custom

’65 Fender 12-String Electric
’80 Fender Stratocaster (Hardtail) 

ESP Ron Wood Telecaster
’69 Kustom w/ Bigsby
’72 Fender Precision Bass
Fender IV Baritone
’68 Gibson Hummingbird Acoustic
’65 Fender Shenandoah 12 String Acoustic

60’s Goya Nylon String Acoustic
’78 Epiphone Acoustic
50’s Supro Lapsteel

Ganjo / Bantar


Amplifiers and Cabinets:

80’s Marshall JCM-800 50-watt (head)
70’s Marshall JMP 50-watt 2×12 (combo)
70’s Marshall 4×12 (vintage 25 strait cab)
90’s Marshall 4×12 (vintage 30 slant cab)
91 Vox AC-30 w/ Blues (combo)
70’s Fender Quad Reverb 4×12 (combo)
60’s Fender Deluxe Reverb 1×12 (combo)
50’s Gibson 90 w/ 6×8 (combo)
50’s Supro 1×10 (combo)
Swart SRT-Tremolo 1×12 (combo)
Peavey 5150 100 watt (head)
Fishman Loudbox Mini

’72 Ampeg SVT 300 watt (head)
’73 Ampeg 4×10 (cab)
Ampeg SVT 2×12 (cab)

*All tube amplifiers are loaded with NOS 60’s long plates from CBS and RCA*

Orbit Studio - Seattle

 Piano and Keyboards:

1920’s Mehlin & Sons Grand Piano (tuned)
50’s Hammond A-100 (B3) w/ Leslie 122
Trek II UC-1A Pre-Amp Pedal
78 Wurlitzer Piano 200A

70’s Hohner Clavinet D6
Hohner Melodica
60’s Vox Jaguar
60’s Deagan Glockenspiel
Kartar Music India Harmonium 2 reed
Biba Indian Harmonium 3 reed


Synths and Drum Machines:

Dewatron Swarmatron
Sound Transform System SERGE Animate
Therevox ET 4.3
Roland Juno 106
Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 w/Teensy Mod
Nord Lead
Electro-Faustus EF109 Drone Thing Oscillator

Critter and Guitari Pocket Piano Midi
Korg Monotron
Roland TR 707 Drum Machine
Raagini Electric Sitar Box from India


Virtual Instruments:

Kontakt 5.6
Folktek Collection Volume 1
Rattly and Raw Cassamplerette
Rattly and Raw CasSYNTHerette
Rattly and Raw Marxophone
Rattly and Raw Stupidly Huge toy Pianos And Friends
Rattly and Raw 60s Organs And Oddities
Rattly and Raw Hipsters Bongos
Rhythmic Robot Audio Shortwave
Rhythmic Robot Audio Loopscape
Rhythmic Robot Audio Lambda
Rhythmic Robot Audio Grit Kit
Rhythmic Robot Audio Platter
Rhythmic Robot Audio Haunted Piano
Rhythmic Robot Audio 102200
Rhythmic Robot Audio Soviet Organ
Rhythmic Robot Audio MiniDrums Junior
Rhythmic Robot Audio StyloDrum
Rhythmic Robot Audio WurliBeat
Rhythmic Robot Audio Snaps ‘n’ Claps
Rhythmic Robot Audio SpecTone
Rhythmic Robot Audio SpecTalk
Rhythmic Robot Audio SpecDrum 2000
Rhythmic Robot Audio SpaceMan
Sound-Dust Cloud Cello
Sound-Dust Flutter Dust
Sound-Dust Flutter EP
Sound-Dust Dulcitone 1884
Sound-Dust Grand Thrift Autoharp
Synthmagic Logan Vocalist
Synthmagic Logan Big Band
Synthmagic 8ObliqueS
Hideaway Studio The Blue Zone
Hideaway Studio The Orbitone
Hideaway Studio The String Collection
Hideaway Studio The Cosmic Music Box
Hollow Sun Hammond Novachord
Hollow Sun Sounds Of The Universe
Hollow Sun VP330
Hollow Sun Broken
Hollow Sun H1
Hollow Sun 130p
Hollow Sun Speak & Spell
Hollow Sun Stylophone
Hollow Sun Buddist
Hollow Sun Aaah
Frozen Plain Victorian Music Box
Soundiron Olympus Elements
Soundiron Olympus Micro
M-Tron Pro Chamberlin
M-Tron Pro Optigan
M-Tron Pro Streetly Tapes
M-Tron Pro Orchestron
iZotope Break Tweaker

Wave Alchemy Revolution
Linn and Simmons Drum Samples
Loop Loft Libraries (several)
Pro Tools VI’s – Boom, DB-33, Vacuum, Xpand!2
1000+ Samples, Beats and Patterns

Notable Plugin’s:

Sound Toys 5.2 bundle
UAD-2 Satellite QUAD with authorized plugs:
(Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection)
(Pultec Passive EQ Collection)
(Teletronix LA-2A Classic Leveler Collection)
(1176 Classic Limiter Collection)
(Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Collection)
(Neve 88VR)
(Neve 33609)
(AKG BX20)
(EMT 140)
(EP-34 Tape Echo)
(Galaxy Tape Echo)
(Helios 69)
(Oxford Inflator)
Antares Autotune 7

Guitar Effects and Pedals:

Death By Audio – Robot
Death By Audio – Echo Dream II
Earthquaker Devices – Disaster Transport SR
Earthquaker Devices – Afterneath
Earthquaker Devices – Dispatch Master
Earthquaker Devices – The Depths
Earthquake Devices – Bellows

Electro-Harmonix Memory Man Deluxe
Electro-Harmonix Small Stone Sovtek
Ibanez Modulation Delay II

DOD 585 Analogue Delay
DOD Stereo Flanger
Dunlop Super Cry Baby Wah
Dunlop Tremolo
Dunlop Rotovibe
Ernie Ball Volume Pedal
Countryman DI
Radial SGI (2)
Radial Pro DI (2)

Little Labs STD splitter
Little Labs IBP Phase Tool



Sugar Percussion – 26 x 11 Kick, 14 x 6 Snare , 13 x 7 Rack, 17 x 13 Floor (Alaskan Yellow Birch)
Sugar Percussion – 14 x 6 Snare (Cherry)
DW Custom – 24″, 14″, 16″, 18″ (from Matt Chamberlain)

Ludwig – 14″ x 6.5″ Snare (Chrome over Brass)
Rogers – 14″ x 5″ Snare (Steel)
*Note* Drummers are welcome to use the house kit,
we do ask you to bring a new (Remo Ambassador coated 14″) snare head, thanks!

Studio B Equipment List

iMac 27″
Genelec 1031A’s
UAD Apollo Twin
Revive Audio 2 Channel Pre Amp w/ EQ (Neve Style)
Warm Audio WA2A Leveling Amplifier
Empirical Labs Distressor w/ Jim Williams upgrades
Studio B includes the above Microphone, Amplifier, Synthesizer and Plugin/Virtual Instruments


SRA Classroom

and for the most important piece of gear in the studio…
The Coffee Machines: 

Bunn VPR Series (Restaurant Grade)