January Sound Studio, Dallas, TX  

DALLAS, TX

(469) 333-0577

 
         
   
 
Our Equipment
Room Design:  

The Control Room & Recording Space are a Westlake / Sierra design by Tom Hidley.

  • Click HERE to see the floorplan.
 
Mixing Console:  

MCI JH-536D Recording Console

  • 36 Channel, 32 Buss, 76 Total Mix Inputs
  • Quad & Stereo Output
  • Plasma PEAK & VU Meters
  • Spectra-Vue Spectrum Analyzer
  • VCA & Mute Automation
 
Recording/Playback/Editing Hardware:  
  • Apogee Rosetta 200 AD/DA Converter / Clock
  • MCI JH-24 2" 24 Track Analog Tape Machine
  • Digidesign ProTools HD2/Accel system with:
    • Macintosh G5
    • (3) 192 I/O with expansion cards
    • 32 IN / 32 OUT
    • SYNC I/O
    • MIDI I/O
    • (2) NEC 1700V 17" flat display
    • Pioneer DVD/CD Burner
  • Denon DN-T620 CD/Cassette
  • Panasonic SV-3700 DAT Machine
  • Sony MZ-R70 MiniDisc Recorder
  • Windows XP Audio Workstation
  • Alesis 32 Track ADAT-Type II system with:
    • (4) ADAT XT-20, BRC, LRC
  • Yamaha PX-3 Phonograph
 
Microphones:  
  • Neumann U47 F
  • (2) Neumann U87
  • BLUE "Blueberry"
  • Royer R-121
  • (2) Coles 4038
  • (2) CAD E-100
  • CAD E-300
  • Audio-Technica AT4033
  • (2) AKG C414 EB
  • (2) AKG C451 EB
  • (2)AKG C535 EB
  • AKG D112
  • AKG C410 Q
  • AKG D130
  • AKG D200E
  • (8) AKG D330BT
  • BeyerDynamic M-69
  • BeyerDynamic M-111
  • BeyerDynamic M-422
  • Shure SM7b
  • (4) Shure B56
  • (6) Shure SM57
  • (2) Shure SM58
  • Shure SM59
  • Shure Unidyne 548
  • Astatic 901 PZM
  • ElectroVoice CO94
  • ElectroVoice 715
  • ElectroVoice 664A
  • ElectroVoice 727
  • Omnicraft OM924
 
Microphone Pre-Amps:  
  • API 3124 (4 ch.)
  • Seventh Circle Audio N72 (Neve Kit, 4 ch.)
  • Bellari RP520 (tube, 2 ch.)
 
Digital Processing/Plug-ins/Software:  
  • Macintosh OS 10.4
    • Digidesign: ProTools 7.4, Reverb One, Bruno/Reso, D-Fi, Maxim, Sound Replacer, Impact
    • Apple: Logic Audio Platinum 7, EXS24 mkII, Space Designer, Evoc20, Evb3, Evd6, Evp88, Garage Band, iTunes
    • Propellerhead: Reason 3.0, Rewire
    • Waves: Platinum Bundle
    • Bomb Factory: BF-3A, Cosmonaut Voice, Fairchild 660/670, JoeMeek SC2/VC5, Pultec MEQ5 / EQH2 / EQP1a, Purple Audio MC77, SansAmp PSA-1, Tel-Ray Variable Delay, VOCE Spin/Chorus/Vibrato
    • Moogerfooger: 12-Stage Phaser, Analog Delay, Lowpass Filter, Ring Modulator
    • Antares Auto-Tune, Sony Oxford R3, Focusright d2/d3, Access Virus Indigo, Line6 Amp Farm, SoundToys Speed HD
    • Roxio Toast 8
  • Windows XP PC
    • Sony: Sound Forge 6.2, CD Architect 5.2, Noise Reduction 2.0, Batch Converter, Acoustic Mirror
    • Apogee: FireMix
    • Analog X: Vocoder, SayIt, Scratch
 
Analog Processing:  
  • Dynamics Processors:
    • UREI Teletronix LA-3A (leveling amplifier)
    • UREI 1176 LN (peak limiter)
    • (2) UREI LA-4 (compressor/limiter)
    • (2) Valley People Dyna-Mite (dual dynamics)
    • Manley "Vari-Mu" (dual limiter w/mods)
    • (2) DBX 165A (compressor/limiter)
    • (4) DBX 904 (gates)
    • DBX 902 (de-esser)
    • Drawmer MX30 (dual compressor/expander)
    • Aphex Dominator II (dual dynamics)
    • Aphex Compellor (dual dynamics)
    • Aphex Dual Expander (w/key shelving)
  • Outboard Equalization:
    • UREI 565 "Little Dipper" (filter set)
    • UREI 546 (dual parametric)
    • Orban 622A (parametric)
  • Effects Processors:
    • Lexicon 224 (quad reverb)
    • Lexicon PCM-70 (fx processor)
    • Lexicon PrimeTime (dual delay/envelope)
    • Master Room XL-305 (spring reverb chamber)
    • Eventide Harmonizer H949 (fx processor)
    • Yamaha SPX-1000 (fx processor)
    • Yamaha SPX-90 (fx processor)
    • Aphex Aural Exciter (fx processor)
    • Alesis Quadraverb (fx processor)
    • Sony R7 (fx processor)
 
Monitoring Systems:  

Our main monitor system is a Westlake/Sierra design by Tom Hidley:

  • T.A.D. speaker components
  • (2) White Instruments 4001 (room EQ/crossover)
  • (2) MacIntosh MC-2300 (amplifier)

Also:

  • Yamaha NS-10M monitors
  • Urei/JBL 4411 monitors
  • Auratone 5C Cube monitors
  • Tannoy PBM 6.5 II monitors
  • Bryston 3B (near-field amp)
  • (2) Yamaha 2200 (cue amps)
  • Headphones by AKG, Sony, Sennheiser
  • Audicon Cue Boxes
  • NEC 3PG (multisync 28" crt display)
 
Miscellaneous:  
  • (2) Dorrough Loudness Meter
  • Radial X-Amp (2 channel re-amping device)
  • Radial SGI (guitar routing device)
  • (2) BSS AR-133 (active DI boxes)
 
Musical Instruments:  
  • Keyboards:
    • Baldwin 7ft. Concert Grand Piano
    • Hammond M3 Organ with Leslie 122 Cabinet
    • Rhodes Electric Piano ("Suitcase 73"-1978)
    • Wurlitzer Electric Piano ("Model 100"-1970)
    • Roland JV-2080
    • Yamaha S90
    • Roland D-550
    • Roland S-760 Sampler
    • Casio VL-TONE
  • Guitar/Bass/Amplification:
    • Marshall 1960BV 4x12 Cabinet
    • Klemt "Echolette M100" Amplifier (w/Telefunken tubes!! -early 60's)
    • Electro-Harmonix "BIG MUFF"
    • Whirlwind A/B Switch
    • SWR "Workingman's Fifteen" Bass Amplifier
  • Drums/Percussion:
    • Gretsch Drum Kit (5 piece-vintage 1984)
    • A. Zildjian cymbals-various
    • K. Zildjian cymbals-various
    • LP Mini-Conga
    • Assorted Hand Percussion