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AERIALRECORDING
AERIAL RECORDING STUDIO
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About Us

AERIAL RECORDING is a studio in the Perth hills, near Mundaring, built for musicians looking to record their music in a big, comfortable rooms with great vibe.

The nine room building dates from the 1950s when it was a Shell Service Station and offers a mix of sound spaces from amp rooms, a sonically dead isolation room - perfect for intimate vocal and great drum sounds, or the spacious 11m x 7.2m main recording room with 4.2m ceilings for capturing great live acoustic sounds in a real space.

AERIAL has a large collection of analog keyboards including a 1963 Hammond A100 (A B3's big brother), a Prophet 5 and many other classic 70s synths and acoustic and electric pianos. There are also a range of other instruments, effects, stringed instruments and vintage amplifiers.

There is a good range of microphones including a rare Wagner U47W, a pair of ribbon micophones once owned by Frank Sinatra and a range of other vintage classics from the 50s to 70s. We record with a console specifically designed for the studio by Ekadek (www.ekadek.com) built from authentic Neve console amplifier cards, point to point wiring and genuine passion. Recordings are made either to the Ampex 8 track tape machine, for extra flavour, or to the wonderful sounding Prism Orpheus and Apollo converters.

EQUIPMENT
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MICROPHONES

Wagner U47W
Josephson E22s x 2
RCA BK11A x 2
BeyerDynamic M160 x 2
BeyerDynamic M88
BeyerDynamic M69
Sennheiser MD441
Sennheiser MD21
Telefunken MD21
Electro-Voice N/D 868
Electro-Voice N/D 468
Electro-Voice DS35 x 2
Electro-Voice 635A x 2
Electro-Voice RE11
Electro-Voice RE20
Shure Unidyne III 545 x 2
Shure Green Bullet
Wasaphone MkII

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PREAMPS

8 Channels Neve 538
(EKADEK CONSOLE)
2 x Neve 1081
2 X NPNG DMP-2NW
2 X Neve Portico 5012
Ampex 602 (Tube Preamp)

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COMPRESSORS/EQ
EQ
2 x Neve 1081
2 x Chandler Tone Control
Valley People Maxi-Q

COMPRESSORS
2 x Fatlady Vari-Mu
Drawmer 1968
2 x Valley International Comander
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MISC
CONSOLE
12 Channel EKADEK
KLANGENSCHMITT
(CUSTOM)

RECORDERS
8 Channel AMPEX TAPE MACHINE
APOLLO 16 (Blackface)
PRISM ORPHEUS
RME FIREFACE

FX
ROLAND SPACE ECHO
ROLAND CHORUS ECHO
STRYMON TIMELINE
Valley People Kepex II Noise Gate
Valley People DSP De-Esser
ELEKTRON OCTATRACK

MONITORS
Quested S8


Instruments & Amps
Keyboards

Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 (Rev3)
DSI Prophet 12
Moog Voyager
Hammond A100 with Leslie (1963)
Hammond XK3 with Leslie
Rhodes MKI Piano
Rhodes MKII Piano
Rhodes Piano Bass
Yamaha U3 Upright Acoustic Piano
Yamaha CP70 Electric Grand Piano
Yamaha CS30 Analog Synth
Korg Bass Synthe
Korg Delta
Solina String Ensemble
Destroyed Acoustic Piano
Piano Accordion
Instruments & Pedals

Fender Jazzmaster (MIJ)
Hofner Violin Bass
Yamaha Acoustic Guitar
Evolution Acoustic Guitar
Nylon String Acoustic Guitar
Ibanez Stratocaster
Cello
Violin


Pedals
Tech 21 Sansamp
Strymon Timeline
Big Muff
BeeGee Fuzz
Vox and Crybaby Wah Pedals
Drums

1930s Ajax Bass Drum 28"
1970s Tama kit with 22" kick
Ludwig Black Beauty Snare (brass)
Yamaha Steel Snare(1970s)
Zildjian K, Kerope and Meinl Cymbals
miscellaneous percussion
Elektron MachineDrum
Amps & Speakers

Kay 30w "Widow Maker" (US 1950s)
Leslie 142 Rotating Speaker
Leslie 2121
Fender PA100
Rex Bassking (Australian 1960s)
Playmaster PM116 (Australian 1960s)
2 x 12” Celestion Speakers
1 x 15” Bass Speaker
2 x 8"x4 Fender Speakers

Services

AERIAL RECORDING was built as a modern studio focused on tracking great performances.

Work the way you want. Bring in tracks for overdubs or take away nicely tracked stuff to mix at your own place.

Drop us an email to discuss your project.

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