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ALCHEMY STUDIO

Alchemy Studio was built to record bands! 3 isolation rooms plus a spacious control room make it easy to accomodate single performers to large groups. Every instrument can be isolated in it's own room, making it easy to correct mistakes and perfect your tracks while still playing together.

Alchemy is a large 4 room studio with 22 x 18 control room, 12 x 18 drum room, 10 x 8 vocal isolation room and amp isolation room. World class mics and pre-amps. Ideal for Bands and Groups, with plenty of space in the control room, and isolation for all instruments.

More recording and equipement info here - Tracking and Recording



Alchemy Control Room

The floating hardwood floor is constructed of maple, cherry, walnut and teak, utilizing the sonic properties of each wood in specific areas of the studio to enhance the audio properties of the room design. The studio also has a variety of monitoring options including JBL - LSR - 4328's, a bi-amped JBL system, a 2.1 system, a set of small speakers and various headphone feeds.

The Alchemy control room is treated with acoustic diffusers and absorbers that you can see in the shot above. To the right you can see the built-in bass traps along the back wall ( like the drum room)

These panels absorb bass energy and reflect high-end frequencies to help the accuracy of the main room. JBL - LSR - 4328's, are the main reference monitors. There is also a bi-amped JBL system for tracking and a 2.1 system in the lounge.

Alchemy Studio is a local favourite for tracking live off the floor with complete isolation! I built this space specifically to record bands and groups.

The whole group may play together in the same room ( with the exception of the drummer )- with out wearing headphones. All the amps and drums are in their own rooms, isolated from each other.

This makes it really easy to fix tracks afterwords, even with the drums. Usually, it's not a problem to replace a roll or fill - or even just one beat. This is true for all the instrument tracks, if you make a mistake, it's usually not hard to fix.


Choose to use the Alchemy gear or bring your own

Alchemy Recording Studio comes with an impressive list of equipement including drums, guitars and other instruments, preamps and microphones etc. See more on the pages below.





 

Vocals ( click for more information )

10 x 8 Vocal isolation room for great vocal, or instrument tone.





 


Guitars ( click for more information )

Check out our selection of amps and guitars




 


Drums ( click for more information )

A Studio Quality 6 pce. with maple shells and zildjian cmybols




 


Basses ( click for more information )

Don't forget the longnecks - we all know bass tone is crucial.




 

Keys and Samples ( click for more information )

Weighted 88 key controller and some world class sounds.




 


Tracking and Recording - Created for bands and musicians, Alchemy studio features 4 rooms and an outstanding selection of gear and instruments.

We can record up to 32 tracks of 24 bit audio at once. I usually use 12 - 14 tracks for drums and 8- 10 tracks for the rest of the band. You can record live off the floor and use these tracks, fix these tracks, double or triple the bed tracks, or replace them completely with a new track.


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Alchemy Studio Gear List

Pre Amps and Input Chain

Focusrite Liquid Channel - read more about this amazing pre amp

MOTU 24 I/O and 2408 converters, Focusrite Octepre
8 channel preamp, TC Works Helicon vocal processor, Joe Meek Twin QTS pre-amp, BK Butler Tube
Works tube pre-amp, Art Pro-MPA dual tube preamp, Art Firetube 8 channel tube preamp

Monitoring

JBL - LSR - 4328 self calibrating studio monitors in the control room, large bi-amp JBL system fir tracking, 2.1 system in the drum room, various headphone feeds.

Microphones

Always popular -Neumann / 1 - TLM103, read more - The best Mic in the World?

Mohave Audio / 1 - MA - 200, Rode / 1 - tube ntk / 2 - NT5, Sennheiser / 2 - e604 / 1 - e602 / 1 - 441 / 1 - 409, AKG / 2 - C 1000 / 2- D112 /2 - C 2000 / 1 - C519, Shure / 4 - SM57 / 2 - beta 58 / 2 - SM58, Audio Technica / 2- Pro37 / 2 - ATM25

Outboard

Sans Amp Bass Processor, Radial J - 45 Direct Boxes, Joe Meek Twin QTS compressor, Lexicon Mpx
200 processor, Aphex Aural exciter w/big bottom, DOD gated compressor limiter, Rane channel
31 band graphic E.Q.


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