Studio

The Audio Department is a music recording studio in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at 6916 – 82ave. Founded by Kerry McGowan and managed by Terry Tran, the studio comprises of a large tracking room with 2 isolation rooms. The control room is outfitted with the best in boutique and vintage recording equipment.

Equipment List

Console

SSL AWS900 SE+

Recorders

Avid Pro Tools 11 Native Thunderbolt
Apogee AD16x
Apogee DA16x
Apogee Rosetta 800

Monitors
Auratone 5C
Barefoot Sound MicroMain27
Focal Solo 6 Be w/Sub
Yamaha NS10M

Compressors

Altec 1612A
Airfield Audio Liminator
AMS Neve 33609/JD
API 527
API 2500
Cranesong Trakker
Cranesong STC-8
DBX 160VU (2)
DBX160x (2)
DBX 163x
Drawmer 1968
Empirical Labs Distressor EL8x (2)
FMR RNLA7239
FMR RNC1773
Gates STA Level
Purple Audio MC77
Retro Instruments 176
Shadow Hills Industries Dual Vandergraph
Smart Research C2 (2)
Tubetech CL1B
Urei 1176LN Blackface Vintage (2)
Urei 1176LN Silverface Vintage
Urei LA-4 (2)

Equalizers

API 550A (4)
API 550B (2)
API 560 (2)
Avalon 2055
GML 8200
Great River Harrison 32EQ
Quad 8
Neve 1073 (8)
Neve 1081
Retro Instruments 2A3
SSL X-Rack w/8 EQ modules
Sphere
Tube-Tech PE1B
UBK Kush Clariphonic

Pre-amps/DI

API 3124+
Avalon VT-737SP
Avalon U5 DI
Ax Max
BAE API
BAE Avedis
BAE Neve 1073 (6)
Chandler Germanium
Chandler TG-2
Demeter VTDB-2B Tube DI
Hardy M1
Martech MSS10
Neve 1081
Radial JDI
Radial JDI Duplex
Radial JDV
Sytek MPX-4A
Universal Audio LA610
Vintech x73
Vintech Model 473

Effects

Bricasti M7
Eventide H3000
Korg Rumour
Lexicon PCM42
Line 6 Echo Pro
Line 6 Filter Pro
Line 6 Mod Pro
Roland SDE330
Roland SDE3000
SPL Transient Designer TD2
Yamaha SPX90

Microphones

Advanced Audio CM-12
Advanced Audio CM-47
Advanced Audio CM-47FET
AES R84
AEA R92
AKG 414 EB
AKG C451B (2)
Brauner Phantom
BSS DPR-901 (2)
Coles 4038 (2)
Gefell UM92.1S
Josephson C42 (2)
Lawson M47 / L47FET
Lawson L251 Tube / L251 FET
Mojave MA200 (2)
Neumann KM84 (2)
Neumann M147
Neumann U87 (2)
Peluso 22 47
Rode K2 (2)
Royer R121 (2)
Royer SF12
Sennheiser E609
Sennheiser MD421 (5)
Sennheiser MD441-U
Shure Beta 52A
Shure SM7B
Soundelux 251
Soundelux U195 (2)
Telefunken AR51
Telefunken M16 MKII (2)
Telefunken M80
Telefunken U47
Yamaha SKRM100 Subkick

Instruments
Various Vintage and Boutique Guitar Amplifiers
Yamaha C7 Grand Piano

[All gear subject to availability]