Studio

STEVE E. LOVE SOUND is a full service, four-room recording studio featuring unlimited tracks, 64-bit digital, and, 2-track 15 ips analog recording. The beautifully lit rooms have a warm ambience.

The Rooms

PerformRoomThe Performance Room a 20’ x 16’ acoustically designed room with wood accents, a black-carpeted floor, 2 brick walls, and a wooden ‘I’ beam with soft, multicolored halogen lights. The walls and ceiling are covered with charcoal Auralex 2” Studiofoam and LENRD Bass Traps. The entire room is bordered in a warm, glowing rope light.

Isolation RoomThe Isolation Room is 16’ x 9’, has a wood floor made of 2” thick, 12” wide planks partially covered by an oriental rug, exposed oak ‘I’ beams over 2 wooden doors, and walls covered with charcoal Auralex 2” Studiofoam and LENRD Bass Traps. It offers a live sound without deflections and is perfect for vocals, percussion, acoustic and electric guitars.

OpenroomThe Open Room is 18’ x 8’, has a wood floor made of 2” thick, 12” wide planks partially covered by an oriental rug, an exposed oak ‘I’ beam, and reflective brick and painted sheetrock walls. It offers a live sound with some deflections and is suited for horns, percussion, acoustic and electric guitars.

Recording SuiteThe recording suite is 15’ x 12’ with a wood floor made of 2” thick, 12” wide planks. The side and front walls are covered with 4’ high mahogany wainscoting. The remaining walls and ceiling are covered with charcoal Auralex 2” Studiofoam and LENRD Bass Traps. The rear wall is brick.

The Equipment

 Amplifiers and Cabinets

  • LesPaulBassmanEden D-118XL bass cabinet
  • Eden D-410XLT bass cabinet
  • Fender Bassman amp (50 watts, tube) –1961
  • Fender Bassman 2×12” cabinet – 1961 with UK Celestions
  • Fender Bassman 2×12” cabinet – 19614 with UK Celestions
  • Fender HOT Rod Delux III with Mercury transformers (2)

 Basses and Guitars

  • Acoustic parlor 6-string guitar – 1940’s
  • Fender fretless Jazz Bass – Late 1990’s
  • Gibson Les Paul Custom “Black Beauty” – mid 1970’s
  • Hofner violin-shaped Beatle bass – 1969
  • Ibenez acoustic-electric 12 string – 2006
  • Rickenbacker 4001bass – mid 1980’s
  • Vox 12-string acoustic/electric guitar – 1968

Percussion

  •  Chopping Block-BackAssorted Latin Percussion instruments
  • Roc ‘N Soc motorcycle throne
  • Yamaha 700 Hardware
  • Yamaha Pedals
  • Yamaha Stage Customs – Blue-Green
  • Kick 22 Toms 10, 12, 14, 16
  • Yamaha Stage Customs – Natural
  • Kick 18, 20,  Toms 10, 12, 14, 16, 18
  • Istanbul Agop Mel Lewis 21 ride
  • Istanbul Agop Mel Lewis 19  crash ride
  • Istanbul Agop Mel Lewis 14 hi hats
  • Zildjian 21 rock ride
  • Zildjian 21 jazz ride
  • Zildjian 19 crash ride with rivets
  • Zildjian 18 crash
  • Zildjian 16 hand-hammered Constantinople crash
  • Zildjian 16 sizzle with rivets
  • Zildjian 14 Quick Beat hi-hat cymbals
  • Zildjian 14 medium thin hi-hats
  • Zildjian 12 splash

Keyboards

  • NordKorg SG-SD-1 New 88-weighted-key sampling grand piano
  • M-Audio Oxygen 61 controller
  • Nord Electro 73

 Microphones

  •  AKG C414 B-TL II
  • AKG C414 XL II
  • AKG C414 XL II/ST matched stereo pair
  • AKG D-112
  • SonyMicAudix f15
  • Beyerdynamic M300 TG
  • Electro Voice ND 468
  • Electro Voice 635
  • Neumann Kmi 84
  • Sennheiser  e609
  • Sennheiser  421 MKII
  • Shure Beta SM 58
  • Shure Beta 52
  • Shure Beta 56
  • Sennheiser 421Shure SM 58
  • Shure SM 57
  • Sony C-37A (1957)

Monitoring

  •  krk-v8Audio-Technica ATH-M40 headphones
  • Behringer Powerplay Pro-8 headphone distro amps
  • Extreme Isolation EX-25 headphones
  • KRK V8
  • KRK 12S subwoofer
  • Tascam MH-40 headphone amp

Recording Gear

  • AvalonAllen & Heath GL3300 32 channel British-made console
  • Antares AT7Auto-Tune pitch correction software
  • Apple Power Mac 2.x2.4 Ghz Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors, 64 GB ram, CDRW/DVD burner, OSX 10.7.5
  • Avalon AD2022 Pure Class A mic/instrument preamplifier
  • Avalon Vt 747sp Pure Class A spectral opto-compressor EQ
  • ReelDigital Performer 9
  • Manley Vari-MU
  • Monster Pro 3500 power conditioner
  • MOTU 24i analog/digital interface
  • MOTU 1224 analog/digital interface
  • Tascam 32 1/4” 15ips open reel analog mastering deck
  • Universal Audio UAD-2 Quad Studio Pak Mastering Software

 

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