Studio

Bass Rig

MINBAL

MINBAL offers a creative and comfortable recording environment consisting of four acoustically isolated rooms tied together with connections for audio, MIDI and video signals. MINBAL features a Pro Tools|HD 2 Accel system with 24 channels of Apogee 192k I/O wired into a Quad Eight Ventura console. In addition to Pro Tools, the studio incorporates analog recording and a variety of instruments and equipment, all available for use during sessions.

Please take a look at our booking information and contact Doug Malone if you have questions, would like to inquire about availability or want to set up a time to tour the studio.

Control Room

EQUIPMENT

  • Quad Eight Ventura 28x8x28 w/ AM10 master section mod
  • Barefoot Sound MM27s
  • Avantone Mixcubes
  • Sennheiser MD280 headphones
  • KG K240 headphones
  • Furman HDS-6 distribution
  • Furman HDS headphone mixers
  • Pro Tools 10 HD
  • Ableton Live 9
  • ProTools HD
  • Scully 280 1" 8 track
  • Ampex 440C 1/4" 2 track
  • 24 i/o of Apogee 192kHz
  • Black Lion MicroClock MK3
  • MOTU Midi Timpiece
  • Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor
  • Empircal Labs Distressor EL8X-S - BRIT MOD (2)
  • Federal AM-864 (modded by Retro)
  • Universal Audio LA2A
  • Quad Eight CL22 Compressors (4)
  • DBX 160A (2)
  • DBX 117
  • DBX 118
  • DBX 119
  • SPL Transient Designer
  • Tube Tech PE1C EQ (2)
  • Bricasti M7 Digital Reverb
  • EMT 140 Plate Reverb(tube, mono)
  • Echoplate III Plate Reverb
  • Pioneer Spring Reverb
  • Acetone Spring Reverb
  • WEM Copicat
  • DBX 120A
  • Audio processing by Fabfilter, SoundToys, Izotope, Softube, Massey, Cranesong, etc.
  • Quad Eight Ventura (28)
  • Scully 280 Mic Pre (4)
  • Ampex 351 (2)
  • Altec 1567a (2)
  • Coles 4038
  • RCA 44
  • Beyerdynamic M160 (2)
  • Royer 121
  • Shure 330
  • Sennheiser 421 (2)
  • Sennheiser 441 (1)
  • Sennheiser e609 (2)
  • Shure SM7 (2)
  • Shure SM57 (2)
  • Beyerdynamic 422
  • Audix D6
  • AKG 414 B-ULS (2)
  • Audio Technica 4033 (2)
  • Audio Technica 4047
  • AKG 451EB (2)
  • Oktava 319
  • Oktava MK012
  • AKG C1000s
  • Yamaha Subkick
  • Radial JDI MK3 Passive DI
  • Radial PRO D2 Passive DI
  • Radial X-Amp Reamp Box
  • 1920s Schuman upright piano
  • Pianola (tack adjustable piano)
  • Farfisa Compact Combo
  • Hammond S1
  • Wurlitzer 200A
  • Korg CX3
  • Nord Lead 2
  • GTR Air Organ
  • Frontallini Reed Organ
  • 1920s Estey Reed Organ
  • 1978 Fender Telecaster
  • Decca 1960s Bass
  • Ampeg B18N (rebuilt by Jess Oliver)
  • Gibson Skylark
  • 1974 Fender Silverface Twin Reverb
  • 1960s Gibson LG Acoustic
  • National Acoustic
  • Klebba Custom Acoustic (Nashville)
  • Ludwig, Gretsch and Slingerland Drums
  • Zildjian and Paiste Cymbals
  • Fulltone, Ibanez, and Moog pedals
Console

CLIENTS

  • The 1900s
  • Angela Watkins
  • Atlas Sound
  • Autumn Defense
  • Baby Teeth
  • Bad Drugs
  • Bang Bang
  • BFF
  • Bobby Conn
  • Calvin Johnson
  • Cass McCombs
  • CAVE
  • Chandeliers
  • CSLB
  • Chris Mills
  • Daughn Gibson
  • Disappears
  • Detholz!
  • Floorbirds
  • Glorious Vapors
  • Grace Kulp
  • Heavy Times
  • Hive Dwellers
  • JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound
  • Jon Hardy & The Public
  • JT and the Clouds
  • Judson Claiborne
  • Killer Whales
  • Laerka
  • Lazer Crystal
  • Liam Hayes
  • Locksmith Isidore
  • Mahjongg
  • Mazes
  • MNDR
  • MR666
  • My Were They
  • One & Only
  • Po Girl
  • Plush
  • Quintron and Miss Pussycat
  • Ralph Soul Jackson
  • Roxy Beach
  • Shannon Wright
  • Skarekrau Radio
  • Sonoi
  • Speck Mountain
  • Sweeps
  • Tonie Joy
  • Verma
  • Waterbabies
  • White Magic
  • White Rabbits
  • Whitesand/Badlands
  • Zath
  • Drag City
  • Ernest Jenning Record Company
  • Ghost Arcade
  • K Records
  • Kranky
  • Kilo Records
  • Low Transit Industries
  • Lujo
  • Morhpius Records
  • Parasol
  • Permanent Records
  • Rabbit Factory
  • Sub Pop
  • Thrill Jockey
  • Wichita Recordings
  • Kartemquin Films
  • Unicorn Stencil