Studio

Music Producer Chris Hamilton U.K, London, Manchester.

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Studio:

Music Producer Chris Hamilton U.K, London, Manchester: Cottonmouth Recording Studios in Manchester has been my residence now for 7 years, managing and being the in house music producer / engineer. It’s relaxed, spacious and has a garden and windows. It has 2 Live rooms, Andy Parry Designed Control Room, Vocal Booth, Tape Room, accommodation, shower (important) kitchen etc. The rooms in the house are all connected to the control with reverb chambers being added around the house. Here is some of the gear featured in the studio.

Mixing Console:

  • TRIDENT 80B – 54 Analogue Track Mixing Desk

Outboard / Effects Processing:

  • 2 x DRAWMER DL421 Compressor
  • 1 x LEXICON PCM 80
  • 1 x TC ELECTRONICS M ONE
  • 1 x TLA Fat 1 Stereo Compressor
  • 2 x 60’s KEEPEX Gain Brain Compressors
  • 4 x KEEPEX 500 Expanders
  • 3 x DRAWMER DS 201 Gate
  • 1 x Wem – Watkins Copicat Analogue Delay
  • 1 x LA Audio 4×4 Stereo Compressor
  • 1 x Aural Exciter – Type C
  • 1 x Mind Print En-Voice Valve Compressor
  • 1 x Yamaha SPX 990

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Tape / DAW:

  • 1 x MTR 90 MK II 24 Track Tape Machine with remote
  • PRO TOOLS 8 HD

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Convertors / Sync:

  • 2 x LYNX AURORA 16 AD-DA – 32 Inputs & Outputs of the highest quality.
  • 1 x EUPHONICS MC MIX
  • 1 x Midi Timepiece MTP AV

Microphones:

  • 1 x AKG C414
  • 2 x AKG 414 B-ULS (Stereo Pair)
  • 1 x AKG C414 EB
  • 1 x AKG 441
  • 1 x AKG C451 EB
  • 1 x AKG D12
  • 2 x AKG D202
  • 1 x AUDIX D6
  • 1 x CALREC
  • 1 x NEUMANN
  • 1 x SENNHIESER MD421
  • 2 x SENNHIESER 421
  • 2 x SHURE SM57
  • 1 x SHURE Beta 57
  • 1 x SHURE Beta 58
  • 1 x GEC Ribbon mic

Microphones

Monitoring:

  • 1 Pair QUESTED VS3208 Main Monitors
  • 1 Pair YAMAHA NS10m – Near Field
  • 1 Pair ADAM A7- Near Field Ref Monitors
  • 1 Pair YAMAHA HS50 – Small Near field Ref Monitor

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Gear | Backline:

  • 1 x Hammond C3 Organ
  • 1 x Fender Stage Rhodes Mark 1 Piano
  • 1 x Gartone Custom Valve Amp – Built Specifically for the studio
  • 1 x KORG MS2000
  • 1 x NOVATION BASS STATION
  • 1 x Patrick Eggle LA Pro Stratocaster
  • 1 x Fender Stratocaster
  • 1 x Premier Drum Kit
  • 1 x Yamaha YD Drum Kit
  • 1 x ROLAND FP3

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Various Bits:

  • 1 x CRY BABY
  • 1 x YAMAHA DELAY
  • 1 x DOD FX59
  • 1 x VISTA FIRE POWER TUBE
  • 1 x Boss RC300 Loop Station
  • 2 X BEYERDYNAMIC DT100
  • 2 X BEYERDYNAMIC DT250
  • 1 x Sennheiser HD25-1 MK2
  • 4 x BSS AR116 DI BOXES
  • 2 x Vestax PDX2000 Direct Drive Turntables
  • 1 x Numark Matrix 3 Channel Mixe

I do have accounts with various equipment and gear hire companies. I also have access to various studios for things like grand piano’s, large recording spaces etc. If there is something specific you would like for a session get in-touch via email. It’s my job to make the right decisions for your recordings. Just email me :)