A world class recording studio, just south of Los Angeles.

 

The home of Broken City Productions offers a unique combination of classic and modern approaches to recording, production, mixing and mastering. We've meticulously chosen a hybrid of digital and analog gear and instruments to provide an inviting, inspiring and cutting edge environment for creativity. 

BROKEN CITY STUDIOS

G E A R  L I S T

DAW RIG:

MACINTOSH COMPUTERS

PROTOOLS HD6

LOGIC Pro

Vast Array of Plugins & Soft Synths

 

SPEAKERS: 

PMC TwoTwo8’s

MACKIE Subwoofer

MACKIE HR624s

DYNAUDIO

 

OUTBOARD GEAR:

Mixing & Mastering:

DANGEROUS MASTER

(with mastering grade Mid/Side Widener)

SSL SIGMA SUMMING MIXER

THE BLACK BOX (Tube Harmonic Distortion Driver)

LIMITLESS & WAVELABS Mastering Processing

 

Dynamics:

SHADOW HILLS MASTERING COMPRESSOR

RETRO 176

DISTRESSORS (4) 

UBK FATSO

UBK TWEAKER (2)

DRAMASTIC OBSIDIAN (Stereo Bus Comp)

SHADOW HILLS DUAL VANDERGRAPH

 

Equalizers:

DANGEROUS BAX EQ

STEREO MAAG EQ

KUSH CLARIPHONIC

KUSH ELECTRA 19

A-DESIGNS HAMMER EQ

 

Preamps:

NEVE 1073 Preamps (2 channels)

API 3124 (4 channels)

Vintech 473 (4 channels with EQ)

Avalon VT737 EQ/Comp (Tube)

 

Analog Effects:

MOOG 550 Series ANALOG DELAY PROCESSOR (2)

LEXICON PCM91

 

Digital Conversion:

BURL MOTHERSHIP 8/32 (A/D & D/A)

LAVRY GOLD A/D

APOGEE ROSETTA

AVID 96 (2)

 

MICROPHONES:

Vintage NEUMANN/TELEFUNKEN U47

Vintage SONY C37P

SONTRONICS APOLLO Stereo Ribbon

ROYER Ribbon

SONTRONICS SIGMA

BLUE BLUEBERRY CONDENSER

NEUMAN TLM103 (2)

AKG 451b Small Diaphragm Condenser (2)

SENNHEISER 421 (5)

SHURE SM57 (4)

AKG D112 (2)

 

INSTRUMENTS:

Keys:

Vintage STEINWAY Upright yr. 1910

MELLOTRON

Vintage Toy Pianos

MOOG: VOYAGER

NORD 88 Key Synth/Piano

MICRO-KORG

TEENAGE ENGINEERING: OP-1

DAVE SMITH: MOPHO

Mini Piano

Vintage 1940’s SCHULMERICH CARILLON

 

Acoustic Guitars:

Vintage 1949 MARTIN Acoustic

Vintage 1956 GIBSON TRINI LOPEZ

Vintage 1930’s STELLA Archetop

Vintage 1956 GIBSON “COUNTRY WESTERN” ACOUSTIC

MARTIN ACOUSTIC BASS

MARTIN HD28VS Dreadnought Slot Neck

MATON ACOUSTIC

MATON DIESEL Mini Acoustic

GOLDTONE 6 String MANDOLIN

GOLDTONE ACOUSTIC MICROBASS

6 STRING BANJO

Vintage 1960’s MARTIN 4-String BANJO (long neck)

CUMBUS CUMBUS 6 STRING EASTERN GUITAR

 

Electric Guitars:

Vintage 1956 GIBSON TRINI LOPEZ

JOHN SUHR TELE

GIBSON LES PAUL CUSTOM

HERITAGE LES PAUL w/ LOLLAR P90’s

DANELECTRO BARITONE GUITAR

NASH 4-String P-BASS

YAMAHA 4-String BASS

Vintage 1950's BIGSBY 4-Neck Pedal Steel

 

Guitar Amps:

DIVIDED BY THIRTEEN AMW 39 HEAD

MESA BOOGIE DUAL RECTIFIER

 

Drums:

Vintage GRETSCH DRUMKIT 6 Piece

OCDP DRUMKIT 6 Piece

Vast Variety of Cymbals

Vast Variety of Snare Drums (including 4 Black Swamp Percussion drums)

Vast Variety of Percussion (Shakers/Tablas/Tambos/Dubeks etc.)

Imported African Percussion

HAPI Drums (in G & D minor)

 

STUDIO = 1150 sq ft Space