Recording Studio
 


Maddala Music Studio is a state-of-the-art facility designed for composing, orchestrating, and recording full dramatic scores for film and television, as well as for pop/rock/jazz album production. The Studio can accommodate combinations of orchestral and rhythm sections, with live and MIDI instrumentation, and with complete A/V sync.

The Studio features unparalleled acoustics, full amenities, and an eco-friendly design (it's completely solar powered!).

Click on the photos to the right for expanded views. The following is a canonical list of equipment and tools present in the Studio:

 


DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONS & RECORDING GEAR

  • Avid/Digidesign Pro Tools 12 | HD3
  • Steinberg Cubase 7
  • Cakewalk Sonar 8.5 Producer Edition
  • Ableton Live 9
  • Akai ADAM (digital multitrack)
    • DR1200 recorder
    • DM1200 meter bridge
    • DL1200 auto locator
  • [2x] Acoustic Research RD-06 (analog)
  • Sibelius 6 software
 


AUDIO INTERFACES

  • Digidesign 192 I/O w/ 8-ch analog input/output snakes
  • [2x] RME Hammerfall Multiface
  • RME RayDAT
  • Ferrofish A16 AE
  • RME Babyface Pro
  • RME Babyface
  • [2x] Focusrite RedNet 3 DANTE/ADAT interface
  • Focusrite RedNet AM2 DANTE monitoring unit
  • Lucid SSG192 Studio Sync Generator (house word clock)
  • M-Audio Profire Lightbridge
  • [2x] M-Audio Delta 1010
  • M-Audio Firewire 1814
  • Rosendahl VITC
  • M-Audio Firewire Solo
  • Egosys WaMi Rack 24
  • FX-Teleport, Giga-Teleport, Vienna Ensemble Pro

 

 


INSTRUMENTS

  • Guitars
    • Gibson Les Paul Standard '59 Reissue (electric)
    • Gibson Les Paul Standard Heritage Cherry Sunburst Perimeter (electric)
    • Fender Stratocaster (electric)
    • Paul Reed Smith CE-22 guitar (electric)
    • Ibanez RS-II guitar (electric)
    • Martin D-1 guitar (acoustic)
    • Vintage charango made by La Luque–a
    • Ronroco made by Humberto
    • Catania Carmelo vintage mandolin
    • Yamaha guitalele (6-string ukelele)
    • Fernandez hand-made Grand Concert Guitar model 40 (acoustic nylon-string)

     

  • Basses
    • Fender 5-string Jazz Bass (electric)
    • Ibanez GSR200 Bass (electric)
    • Ovation B768 Elite Bass (acoustic/electric)

     

  • Keyboards and MIDI controllers
    • Yamaha DC3 / C3 Grand Piano with Disklavier
    • Fender Rhodes 73 suitcase electric piano
    • GeneralMusic Pro2 (digital piano)
    • Studiologic Numa Nano (88-note weighted hammer-action controller)
    • Roland A-800 Pro (MIDI controller)
    • Fatar Studiologic SL-1100 (88-note weighted hammer-action controller)
    • M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 (88-note weighted hammer-action controller)
    • M-Audio Oxygen 8 (MIDI controller)
    • M-Audio Ozonic (MIDI controller)
    • Hammond XB2 organ w/ Leslie 130
    • Roland JD-Xi (analog/digital synthesizer)
    • Roland HS-60 / Juno 106 (analog synthesizer)

     

  • Drums
    • Gretsch Renown RN-1 (maple kit)
      • 16" x 20" kick
      • 7" x 10" rack tom
      • 8" x 12" rack tom
      • 14" x 14" floor tom
    • Tama 5-piece (vintage '84 MIJ drums)
      • 22" kick
      • 14" steel snare
      • 12" rack tom
      • 13" rack tom
      • 16" floor tom
    • Gibraltar modular drum rack system w/ no-leg snare and hi-hat
    • Ludwig 14" x 6.5" (deep) "Black Beauty" hammered snare w/ tube lugs
    • Gretsch 14" x 8" (deep) mahogany snare "Swamp Dawg"
    • Remo 14" x 3-1/4" brass piccolo snare
    • Zildjian cymbals
      • 14" New Beat Hi-Hats
      • 16" A Paper Thin Crash
      • 20" K Ride
      • 15" A Ride
      • 17" K Dark Crash Medium Thin
    • Toca hand percussion
      • 3000 Elite Wood Series 10" Quinto drum
      • 3000 Elite Wood Series 11" Conga drum
      • 3070 Elite Wood Series 7" and 8-1/2" bongo drums
    • Misc. cymbal stands and related hardware incl. Tama Iron Cobra kick pedal
    • Zildjian stick bag w/ tons of sticks, brushes, mallets, et al.
    • Simmons E-prom pads - x 2
    • S&S MIDI drum trigger-pads
    • Alesis DM5
    • Miscellaneous auxiliary percussion--LP shakers, cowbells, guiro, tambourine, triangle, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


PREAMPS, REVERBS, COMPRESSORS, DELAYS, etc. AND AMPLIFIERS

  • [2x] AEA/Forssell RPQ500 class-A discrete JFET mic preamps
  • Phoenix Audio DRS-1R/500 class-A discrete preamp with custom transformer output
  • Numerous UAD plugins (EMT plate reverbs, et al.) with UAD-2 PCIe cards
  • Full complement of SoundToys TDM/VST plugins
  • Waves IR360 5.1-channel convolution reverb
  • Radial Workhorse 500-series chassis
  • Radial JDV-Pre
  • Vintech X73i
  • Dave Hill Designs Europa I
  • Universal Audio 4-710d
  • API 3124+
  • Lexicon MPX-1 (multiple processor FX unit)
  • Lexicon MPX-500 (24-bit dual channel processor FX unit)
  • [2x]Octane (8-channel microphone preamp and A/D converter with ADAT lightpipe)
  • [2x]Tampa (microphone/instrument preamp/processor) x2
  • Custom/Modified DMP3 (2-channel microphone/instrument preamp)
  • Summit Audio TPA-200B
  • dbx 160A
  • Universal Audio LA-2A
  • Parasound EQ300 (equalizer/analyzer)
  • MotionSound R3-147 (Leslie--rotating speaker unit)
  • Alesis Midiverb 4
  • Alesis Midiverb 2
  • Alesis Nanoverb
  • Waves C6 multiband compressor w/ side-chain input
  • Sonitus FX suite
  • [2x] Behringer Composer MDX2100 (compressor/limiter/noise gate)
  • BBE 442 Sonic Maximizer (phase aligner/eq/exciter)
  • ART Pro MPA (microphone tube preamp/processor)
  • Digitech Studio Vocalist (vocal processor/harmonizer)
  • Line6 HD500X (guitar multi-FX/processor)
  • Line6 Pod (guitar preamp/processor)
  • M-Audio Black Box (guitar preamp/processor)
  • Line 6 Spider IV 75-watt combo amp w/ FBV shortboard
  • Scholz Rockman Sustainor (guitar preamp/processor)
  • Scholz Rockman X-100 (guitar preamp)
  • Custom/Modified Scholz Rockman X-100 (guitar preamp)
  • Scholz Rockman Ultimatum (guitar preamp/processor)
  • Scholz Rockman Acoustic Pedal
  • Digitech RP-6 (digital guitar processor)
  • Dunlop Crybaby Wah Pedal, a variety of other guitar gadgets

 

 

 

 

 

 


MONITORING

  • Dangerous Music Monitor ST
  • [5x] M-Audio EX66 MTM loudspeaker monitors (active bi-amped, direct field)
  • KRK V8 (Series 1) loudspeaker monitors (active bi-amped, direct field)
  • KRK S10 powered subwoofer
  • M-Audio BX8a loudspeaker monitors (active bi-amped, direct field)
  • [2x] M-Audio BX5a loudspeaker monitors (active bi-amped, direct field)
  • M-Audio BX10s powered subwoofer
  • Hafler Pro2400 (2-channel power amp)
  • KEF Coda III (passive, mid-field monitors)
  • KRK 6000 passive near-field loudspeaker monitors (passive, direct field)
  • Mitsubishi DA-A15DC dual monoblock amp
  • Behringer MX 602A mixer (6-channel)
  • [2x] Behringer Powerplay Pro HA4600 (4-channel stereo headphone amp/distribution system)
  • [4x] AKG K240 Studio (studio/mixing headphones)
  • [3x] AKG K240M (studio/mixing headphones)
  • [4x] M-Audio Q40 (studio/mixing headphones)
  • Ultrasone HFI-700 closed-back (studio/mixing headphones)
  • Ultrasone PROline 550 closed-back (studio/mixing headphones)
  • Fostex T20 (studio/mixing headphones)
  • Sony MDR-V6 (studio headphones)
  • Etymotic ER6i (canal earphones)
  • M-Audio NRV10
  • Behringer Eurodesk MX-8000 (24/48 channel board)
  • MB-8000 meter bridge
  • Behringer 400W Power Supply
  • [2x] dbx PB48 patch bays

 

 

 

 

 


COMPUTERS, ET AL.

  • ADK Extreme WS Custom DAW System: Intel Core i7 6900K 3.2GHz (Turbo to 3.7GHz) 8 core 20meg cache; 128 GB RAM; Windows 10 Pro 64-bit; GeForce GTX1060 6GB GDDR5; many TB of internal SSDs
  • PCAudioLabs Rok Box MC 7x: 3.40GHz Intel Core i7-2600K;32GB RAM; Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
  • PCAudioLabs Custom DAW ProPackage: 4U rackmount Intel Core2 Duo E6600 2.4 GHz / ASUS MB, 4GB DDR2-800, NVIDIA Geforce 7600GS 512MB DVI/DVI, 80GB EIDE 7200rpm boot, 500GB RAID 0 (Audio), 500GB SATA II 7200rpm - 16MB cache (Data)
  • Custom 3.2-GHz Pentium 4 PC w/ 2 GB RAM, 80-GB and 200-GB HD, WinXP Pro, Antec Sonata chassis
  • Custom 2.8-GHz Pentium 4 PC w/ 4 GB RAM, 80-GB and 200-GB HD, WinXP Pro, Antec Sonata chassis
  • Macbook Pro, Intel Core i7, 2.66 GHz, w/ 16 GB RAM
  • Mac Mini, Intel Core i7, 2.66 GHz, w/ 8 GB RAM
  • Mac Mini, Intel Core i7, 2.66 GHz, w/ 8 GB RAM
  • Mac Mini, Intel Core i7, 2.66 GHz, w/ 8 GB RAM
  • Dell Precision Workstation 490, Quad Core Intel Xeon Processor 5080 3.73 GHz, 2x 2MB L2, 1066, 4 GB RAM, 256-MB graphics, SATA Raid-0
  • Dell Latitude D800 Laptop, Pentium M PC w/ 1 GB RAM, 60-GB 7200 RPM and 200-GB 7200 RPM HD, WinXP Pro,
  • Sound Chaser GigaDAW TK1 1.4-GHz Athalon PC w/ 768 MB RAM, 20-GB and 60-GB HD
  • Sound Chaser LapDAW 1.7-GHz Pentium 4 PC w/ 1 GB RAM, 30-GB and 80-GB Firewire HD, WinXP Pro
  • Mac G4 500-MHz machine w/ 768 MB RAM and 18-GB internal SCSI HD
  • Sound Chaser Pentium III 933 MHz PC w/ 512 MB RAM, 80-GB and 120-GB HD, 12X DVD ROM, WinXP Pro
  • Atlas 2.8-GHz Pentium 4 w/ 1 GB RAM, 40-GB boot HD, 500-GB data HD, 12X DVD ROM, Windows XP Professional, SP2
  • Gefen PCX-150 dual-control system
  • Pinnacle video capture and editing package
  • MOTU 8x8 MIDI I/O USB
  • [2x] MOTU Micro Express 4x6 MIDI I/O
  • [2x] Midiman Midisport 8x8s
  • [2x] Midiman Midisport 4x4
  • Midiman Syncman (universal timecode box)
  • Midiman Midisport 2x2
  • FX Teleport (MIDI and audio over CAT-5 ethernet solution)
  • Adaptec JAM software
  • Plextor PX-712UF DVD+/-RW drive, USB-2 and Firewire
  • Plextor 8/20 CDR
  • Cat-5e, Cat-6, and Fiber Optic Ethernet connectivity w/ internet service via 75 Mbps upload/downlown line

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


MICROPHONES

  • [2x] AEA N8 (active ribbon mic) with stereo bar package
  • Earthworks PM40 piano mic system w/ omni capsules
  • [2x] AKG 414 B-ULS (large diaphragm condenser)
  • Soundelux U195 (large-diaphragm condenser)
  • Electro-Voice N/D868 (kick drum mic)
  • [10x] M-Audio Sputnik (large diaphragm multipatern vacuum-tube condenser)
  • [4x] Shure SM-57 (dynamic)
  • Shure SM-86 (condenser vocal mic)
  • [2x] Audio Technica ATM-63 (dynamic)
  • [2x] Audio Technica 4033 (condenser)
  • [2x] Neumann U87 (large-diaphragm condenser)
  • [2x] Neumann KM84 (small-diaphragm condenser)
  • AKG D112
  • Rode K2 (large diaphragm tube mic)
  • MXL V69 Mogami Edition (large diaphragm tube mic)
  • Studio Projects T3 (large diaphragm tube mic)
  • M-Audio Solaris (large diaphragm condenser)
  • Sennheiser MD 421 II
  • M-Audio Luna (large diaphragm condenser)
  • M-Audio Aries (condenser vocal mic)
  • Sennheiser e 604 (drum microphone package)
  • Samson 8Kit (drum microphone package)
  • M-Audio Nova (large diaphragm condenser mic)
  • [6x] M-Audio Pulsar II (small diaphragm cardioid mic, matched pairs)
  • [2x] Groove Tubes 1B (large diaphragm tube mic)
  • [2x] Groove Tubes 1B FET (large diaphragm mic)

 

 

 


OTHER

  • [2x] Epson 6020UB projectors for Composing Studio and Live Room
  • Epson 5030 projector for Piano Room
  • [3x] Elite Screens TE84HW2-E30 CineTension2 Series - 16:9 - 84" Diagonal, for Composing Studio, Live Room, and Piano Room
  • JVC HR-VP770U HiFi Flying Erase Head reference video playback/recorder w/ A/V Compulink (x 2)
  • Tektronix TDS220 (2-channel digital oscilloscope)
  • Tektronix digital multimeter
  • Peavey KB100 (keyboard amplifier)
  • Peavey Backstage Plus (guitar combo amp)
  • Pioneer P-070 CD player
  • Luxman P-405 turntable w/ Sumiko preamp
  • Ergotron mobile workstand
  • tons of cables (XLR shielded microphone cables, 1/4"; mono and stereo cables, patch bay cables, et al.)
  • Many stands: several microphone (boom, floor, etc.), monitor, Quickloc Z-stands (x 2), 2-tier keyboard, laptop, and many music stands
  • Studio furniture by Middle Atlantic
 


   
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