The 36 Hertz Mastering studio is centered around our vintage Hill audio remix console. This rare and highly sought after British designed and built console brings a classic analogue sound that no other studio can offer. Our analogue signal chain features mostly valve circuit EQ's and Compression to bring warmth to our work.
The ethos behind the studio build was vintage with as much of our equipment being purchased for a vintage analogue sound. We favor old skool techniques with a modern twist for our trademark sound.
We like to offer the best of both worlds with every option available for audio treatment from classic options such as Reel to Reel and DAT through to modern digital standards. No matter what your project we can get the exact sound you are looking for with a studio built to create analogue warmth that no one else can emulate.
Our mastering and mix engineer has been releasing music over many years now under the alias of DJ Vapour as well as working on undercover non Drum N Bass projects under another top secret name. He has gained release’s on some of the top labels in the Drum N Bass scene and is regularly featured on BBC Radio 1, BBC 1Xtra and also Kiss FM. With DJ’s Such as Andy C, Randall, Grooverider, Skream, DJ EZ and B Traits all Championing his music in the clubs.
Custom built I5 Core 3.4gb PC running 16GB of RAM at 64bit running the latest software and plug in's. This machine was built to our spec specifically for the use for mastering and music production. This is connected to a Motu 828MK2 USB Audio card for multiple output configurations to the studios mixing desk.
Hill Audio Remix 24 Mixing console - The is an extremely rare 1980's British built mixing desk - Possibly one of the only units still in the UK and one of only a handful in the world. This is a fully analogue desk with no digital components running on a custom rack mounted power supply. Featuring 24 channels, 16 tape channels over 8 busses through to a dual fader stereo output with no less than 19 configurable VU meters for level monitoring. As yet we have not found one other studio in the UK running one of these and the closest unit we are aware of is in the Ukraine.
Mastering outboard consists of - ART VLA tube compressors offering stereo Valve compression. BSS Opal FCS966 Equaliser, TL Audio 5051 Valve channel strip, Klark Teknik DN60 real time analyzer, TL Audio 5021 Stereo Valve compressor, Behringer Tube T19521 Dual Tube compressor, Drawmer DS201 Dual Noise gate, Klark Teknik EQP-KT Valve Pultec EQ (x2)
Recording and ADA conversion - Sony TC-270 Reel To Reel, Tascam DA30MK2 DAT Recorder, Technics SL1210MK2 Vinyl Turntable with Sony Preamp, Behringer ADA8200 ADA convertor. Kramer VS-4x4s Audio router
Monitoring - Dynaudio BM15 x2, Behringer Truth 2031A X2 and JBL Monitor 1 X2. Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro Headphones
Power - EMO power conditioning unit (X2)
For Fun - EMU E64 Sampler, Akai S3000Xl (Fully Loaded) Roland U220 Sound Module, Multiple distortion units (Top Secret)
Artists and labels who we have mastered previously:
36 Hertz Recordings, Congo Natty, V Recordings, Capone, Peshay, DJ Crystl, Mac II Recordings, Chronic, Lemon D, Dillinja, DJ Vibes, Stepback Sessions, Digital Roots, Top Drawer Digital, Lion Dub international, Deep in the jungle, Audio Addict, Flex Records, Hearing Aids Music, KLP Records, Skeleton Records, Hardleaders, Conqueror, DJ Junk, Foul Play, Coolhand Flex, Love Damage Records and many more!
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