I work with a range of bands and artists and labels, covering a wide range of genres.
Recently this has included:
Allheart / Andy Oliveri / Asian Dub Foundation / The Bar Stool Preachers / The Barefoot Bandit / BC Camplight / Bill Waylor (Dry The River) / Cocksparrer / Choir Noir / Dead Ground / The Delta Sound / DOOT DOOT Music (Sam Wickens / Brian Houston / Quinn / BECAH) / Dorcha / Electric Swing Circus / Escala / Gengahr + Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club) / Grace Grundy / Grace Lightman / James Dixon / The JB Conspiracy / The Loft Club / LYR (Simon Armitage) / Mad Apple Circus / Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) / Oh My God! It’s The Church / Polary / Richard Walters / Set Back / The Skints / Sports Team / Solemn Sun / Songhoy Blues / Tourists / The Trees
I also work with Captain Oi! / Chase The Ace / Cherry Red re-mastering out of print and un-released back catalogue including UK Subs / Devo / Mungo Jerry / GBH / Rancid / The Skids / Stiff Little Fingers / The Sweet / Toy Dolls / The Tubes / Ultravox!
Please take a look at my Discogs page for more info.
Propagation House Residential Recording
Nestled in the glorious North Cornwall countryside is Propagation House.
The main studio is made up of a control room, 2 live rooms and an isolated dead room.
The accommodation can sleep up to 10 in 5 double en-suite bedrooms (one with jacuzzi bath), a large farmhouse style kitchen and a conservatory (which is tied into the studio as the ‘extra live’ live room).
We have both Pro Tools HD and Logic X with 32 RME I/O – SSL Converters.
AML 1073 x 10 – custom built, one of a kind with EQs and fader bank.
Other Pre Amps
JLM Dual 99v – 2 Channels of 75dB gain
Hairball Elements x 6 (2 x Gold / 2 x Copper / 2 x Bronze)
DAV Broadhurst Gardens 1U 2 Channel
Avalon VT-737 Channel Strip
Focusrite ISA 428 & 828
Aphex 1788 – 8 Channel
FX / Other
Revox B77 Mk2
Shure M267 x2
JBSonics Stereo Spring Reverb
Melos Echo Chamber
Dolby 361 Stereo Pair
Universal Audio 2192 ADDA & Clock
Avid Artist Mix
UAD / Fabfilter / Waves / Soundtoys / etc
Miscellaneous selection of percussion
All the usual suspects (57s / 58s / 421s / U87s)
AEA R88 – classic stereo ribbon + Cloud Lifter
Extinct Audio BM9 + FetHead
Soundfield 422B – multi-capsule surround sound (B Format)
Advanced Audio CM12SE – LDC Valve (AKG C12)
Sennhieser MD441 – incredible supercardioid dynamic
2 x Beyer Dynamic m201 – hypercardioid dynamic
ElectroVoice 625a/b – omnidirectional dynamic
4 x Oktava 219 – respected Russian engineering from the 90s
2 x Neumann KM140 – SDC cardioid version
Neumann TLM 103 & 170R – low noise, transformerless mics
Heil – P40 / P30 x2 / P20
Individual 16 channel P-16 mixers.
Several pairs of DT150s / DT100s / ATH-M50X
ATH-R70X open backs
Crookwood C3 relay switched and level matched controller. I really love it – includes 2 channels of DA.
There are also some NS10s and some 1029As floating about as well.
Drums – DW / Gretsch Renown Maple / Premier / Zildjan
Guitars / Bass – Fender MiJ Strat / Telecaster / Jaguar / Yamaha SG2000 / Epiphone SG Custom / Fretless Bass / Fender MiJ Jag Bass / Takamine Acoustic
Piano – 1972 Welmar (from the Dickie Cox collection)
Synths – MS20 / MS2000 / Nord / Moog Sub Phatty / Roland Sh01 / Yamaha SK20
Sound City 50
Blackstar Series One 100
Marshall JVM 410C
Leslie 760 [modded with line input]
2 x Marshall 1×12″
Custom Built 4×12 & 2×12 with Celestion Vintage 30s