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POINT STUDIOS
Record Production In Phoenix
By Michael Daniel
Recording, Mixing and Producing
Major Label Sound At An Affordable Price
Everything Needed To Make Hits

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Equipment

Recording

 

Point Studios recording equipment

Recording Rig

 

Propellerhead Reason

Propellerhead Reason

 

 

protools hd

I Use Only The Best.

 

microphone

Mic Arm Loaded With Classic Mics

Converters/ Software

  • Digidesign Pro Tools HD3 accel PCI-e

  • Apogee AD16x/DA16x Converters

  • Mac Pro Eight Core 3GHz

  • Waves Gold and Masters plug-ins

  • Massey plug-ins

  • Focusrite Suite plug-ins

  • Propellerhead Reason with complete library of Sonic Gold sample refills
  • Toontrack Superior Drummer 2 (Music City/Nashville, Metal Foundry, Custom and Vintage, Hits, Latin)

Preamps

  • Neve 1023 class A discreet mic preamp/eq

  • Focusrite ISA 110le

  • Manley Mono Pre, 60db

  • Radial JDV-3 direct box

  • Allen+Heath Mix Wizard mixer (used for cue mixes only)

Dynamics

  • Crane Song STC-8

  • SSL stereo buss compressor

  • Tube Tech CL1a (Telefunken NOS tubes)

  • Universal Audio 1176

  • Universal Audio LA-3A

  • DBX 160x- transformer

  • Drawmer MX-50 de-esser

Effects

  • Eventide DSP-4000  

  • TC Electronics Fireworx

  • Lexicon 300

  • Yamaha SPX-990 

  • Roland SDE-330 

  • Roland SDE-3000

  • Sansamp PSA-1

Equalizers

  • Neve 1023 class A discreet mic preamp/eq

  • API 550a

  • Mercury EQP-1 (Pultec EQP clone, as used by Chris Lord-Alge)

  • Crane Song Ibis

  • DBX 120xp subharmonic synth (this particular unit was previously owned by Jeff Buckley)

  • Behringer DSP-8000 Ultracurve eq and real time analyzer

 

Monitoring

  • Tannoy Reveal 

  • Bryston 2B power amp

  • Apple M6082 powered monitors (also used by Bob Clearmountain)

  • AKG 240S and 240M headphones

Microphones

Pearlman TM-1

 Pearlman TM-1

This is a modern legend, a very accurate Neumann U47 clone, with a M7 capsule, a BV8 transformer, PIO caps, and Telefunken NOS tube. It sounds great!

Neumann u87

 Neumann u87

The industry standard studio vocal mic. This particular mic is from legendary producer Keith Olson's Goodnight L.A. Studios (Ozzy, Whitesnake, Scorpions, etc)

Peluso P-12

 Peluso P-12

This is a very accurate clone of an AKG C12, a mic used by John Mayer and Sheryl Crow; Telefunken NOS tube.

Shure SM7

Shure SM7

A classic mic used for vocals by many artists including The Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Metallica.

AKG 414b-uls

AKG 414b-uls

A classic mic used on countless hit records.

Beyerdynamic M201

Beyerdynamic M201

Great for guitar cabinet.

 Electrovoice RE-20

 Electrovoice RE-20

A classic mic used for vocals by Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Bonnie Raitt; Also great for bass cabinet.

Beyerdynamic M160

Beyerdynamic M160

Great for guitar cabinet.

(2) Shure SM-57

Shure SM-57

A classic mic.

Shure beta-57

Shure beta-57

Tram TR-50 lavalier

 Tram TR-50 lavalier mic

CAD 95

CAD 95

Instruments

Fender Stratocaster 1962 reissue (1957 neck)

Fender Stratocaster

Fender Lite Ash Telecaster (American Standard neck)

Fender Telecaster

Parker Nitefly Mojo (Dimarzio Satriani pickups)

Parker Nitefly Mojo

Hamer Special P-90 (Lollar P-90 pickups)

Hamer Special P-90

Rickenbacker 340 (toaster pickups)

Rickenbacker 340

Gretsch Syncomatic Sparkle Jet

Gretsch Syncomatic Sparkle Jet

Takamine G-335 12 string acoustic

Takamine G-335

Washburn D14 6 string acoustic

Washburn D14

Cordoba 45r nylon string

Cordoba 45r

National Dynamic lap steel (1951 vintage)

National Dynamic lap steel

Danelectro 12 string

Danelectro 12 string

Fender Geddy Lee signature Jazz Bass

Fender Geddy Lee signature Jazz Bass

Mitchell MBJ200 5 string banjo

 Mitchell MBJ200

More to come!
More to come!

Amplification

  • Marshall 1959 100 watt super lead plexi reissue (modified by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to Van Halen spec)

  • Vox AC30cc2x (modded by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to vintage spec)

  • Fender Super Reverb reissue (modded by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to vintage spec)

  • Mesa Boogie Lonstar Classic head

  • Ampeg SVT3 pro/HE410 bass amp

  • Marshall 20/20 power amp

  • Weber VST Mass reactive dummy-load/ attenuator/DI boxes

  • 3) Vox 2-12 closed back guitar cabinets with Celestion AlNiCo blue, Scumback Scumnico and Mesa C90 speakers

 

 Guitar amps and effects

Guitar amps and effects

Effects

 

guitar effects rack

  • TC Electronics G-Force

  • Korg SDD2000

  • Roland SDE2500

  • Rane SM26B

  • Rane SM82

 

 pedal tier 1

  • Deltalab flanger

  • B.K. Butler Custom Tube Driver

  • Prescription Electronics Experience

  • ProCo Vintage Rat

  • Moog Moogerfooger ring modulator

  • Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe

 

 pedal tier 2

  • Aphex Punch Factory compressor

  • Boss FA-1 FET boost

  • MXR EVH Phase 90

  • T.C. Jauernig Luxury Drive

  • Maxon Pro Chorus

 

 floorboard 1

  • Digitech Whammy WH4 reissue

  • Ernie Ball Stereo Volume Pedal

  • Korg EXP-2 expression pedals

  • Hosa and Boss tap tempo controllers

  • Teese RMC 3 wah pedal

 

  pedal tier 3

  • Diceworks Muff Diver (Triangle Big Muff)

  • Digitech Metal Master

  • Emma Discumbobulator

  • Maxon OD-9 (Analogman silver mod)

  • Ibanez FZ-7 fuzz

  • Boss GE7 eq (Tonebias hi-fi mod)

 

 floorboard 2

  • Digital Music Ground Control Pro

  • Rocktron Banshee talk box

  • Korg KVP-001 expression pedals

Other Instruments

  • Roland TD-10 V-Drums

  • Emu X-Board 49 midi keyboard controller

  • Apple Garage Band

  • E-Bow

  • Hohner Blues Harps

  • Extensive Percussion Instruments

  • Cables are all premium: Monster and Mogami gold

Roland TD-10

Roland TD-10

Emu X-Board 49

 

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Code Copyright ©2004 by Dale Van Zile
Last modified: June 26, 2017