Chicago's Recording and Rehearsal Studio

Mystery Street Recording Company - Chicago Recording Studio

Gear

Control Room

Console:

  • Amek Big (32 Channel Analog Console)

Outboard Preamps:

  • 4 Channel John Hardy Co. M1
  • 8 Channel API 3124+
  • 2 Channel Manley Dual Mono Tube
  • 2 Channel Neve 1073 DPA
  • 1 Channel Universal Audio 710 Twin-Finity Tube/FET
  • 2 Channel Focusrite ISA Two
  • 2 Channel Bellari RP220 Tube
  • 1 Channel Universal Audio 610 Tube Preamp*
  • 1 Channel BAE PQ 1061 w/ Calrec EQ*

Software:

  • Pro-Tools HD2
  • Antares Auto-Tune 5
  • Waves Complete TDM Collection
  • Abbey Road Brilliance Pack and Mastering Suite
  • Sound Toys
  • MOTU Electric Keys
  • MOTU Ethno Instruments
  • MOTU Symphonic
  • Drumagog
  • Dozens of other Plug-ins

Mic List:

  • Stereo Pair AEA R84 Ribbon Mics*
  • Stereo Pair AKG C414-XL
  • Stereo Pair Oktava 012
  • Stereo Pair Shure KSM 32
  • Stereo Pair Shure KSM 44*
  • Stereo Pair Shure SM 81*
  • Stereo Pair Shure KSM141*
  • Stereo Pair Moth Mic DLX
  • 1 Neumann U87
  • 1 Neumann TLM103
  • 1 Audio-Technica AT4060 Tube Mic
  • 1 Lawson Audio MP47 MKii Tube Mic*
  • 2 American R332 Ribbon Mics (est. 1950)*
  • 3 Sennheiser 421
  • 1 Sennheiser Crystal Mic (est.1962)
  • 1 AKG 414 EB (est. 1976)*
  • 1 AKG C451-B
  • 3 AKG D112
  • 1 Audix F-90
  • 1 Beyerdynamic M88
  • 1 Electro Voice RE50 (est. 1960)
  • 1 Electro Voice 664 (est. 1960)
  • 1 Electro Voice 468
  • 1 Placid Audio Resonator A
  • 1 Placid Audio Carbonphone/Tone Box
  • 1 Placid Audio Carbonphone RU-80
  • 2 Shure SM7b
  • 1 Shure Beta 52A
  • 4 Shure SM57
  • 2 Shure SM58
  • 1 Shure SM48
  • 1 Shure SH55
  • 2 Shure BETA 181*
  • 1 12 Gauge Black212 Stereo Mic
  • 1 Samson S1
  • 1 Samson S2
  • 1 Samson CL7
  • +Many more low-fi or “character” mics…

DI Box:

  • JDI Radial Stereo DI
  • BSS AR-133
  • Manley Dual Mono Tube Front-panel hi-Z Inputs
  • 8 Channel API 3124+ Front-panel hi-Z Inputs
  • Universal Audio 710 Twin-Finity Front-panel hi-Z Input

Outboard Compression:

  • 1 Universal Audio 2-1176 (Stereo Compression)
  • 1 Custom built Blue Stripe 1176 Style Compressor
  • 1 Retro Audio Sta-Level Compressor
  • 2 ADR Gemini Easyrider Compressor/Limiter (2 Channel)*
  • 1 DBX 160x
  • 1 DBA 160A

Outboard Delays/Reverb/Multi-Effects:

  • Bricasti M7 Reverberation Unit
  • Cunningham Ecoplate 1 (Vintage Analog Reverb)
  • TC Electronic M2000 Multi FX processor
  • 1 JBL Urei 7922 2-Channel Delay
  • 1 Korg SDD-1000 Digital Delay
  • 1 Alesis Nano Piano
  • 1 BBE Unimax Sonic Maximizer 882i (stereo)
  • 1 ADA MIDI Programmable Tube Preamp w/ Controller
  • 1 Yamaha SPX-90*
  • 1 Alesis Nano Verb
  • 1 Lexicon M200

Monitoring:

  • JBL LSR4328  (pair)
  • Yamaha NS10 (pair) with Subwoofer
  • Auratone 5C (pair)
  • 1 Samson Cque-8 Headphone Amp
  • 2 Samson Q5 Headphone Amp
  • PreSonus HP4 Headphone Amp

Amplifiers:

  • Fender Hotrod Deville 2×12 combo*
  • Fender Princeton DSP 1×12 combo*
  • Fender Princeton w/ Spring Reverb 1×12 combo*
  • Marshall Valvestate 200 w/ 4×10 cab*
  • Harmony Model H410 (1950′s 5w tube amp) 1×12 combo*
  • Line 6 Spider III w/ 4×10 Cab*
  • Line 6 Spider II 2×10 Combo*
  • Create BT100 1×15 Bass Amp*
  • Acoustic B200 1×15 Bass amp*
  • Fender Bassman 100 Bass Amp*
  • Fender Bassman 200 Bass Amp*

*Only available for use in sessions with Mystery Street staff engineers.