Peak Music has almost completed building a private, world class Music, Film and TV audio mixing and recording facility in St Kilda East, Melbourne, Australia.
The studio features a classic, fully recapped and rebuilt Solid State Logic SSL SL6000 E/G+ 58 channel automated mixing and recording console with Total Recall.
Pro Tools HD3 with Al Smart 2-Tools synchronisation. Apogee AD/DA-16X 192k digital converters with 32 separate inputs and 48 separate outputs. Otari 2” 24 track analogue tape machine with 24 channels of Dolby SR.
Quested, Yamaha and JBL monitors for stereo monitoring and Quested monitors for 5.1 surround sound monitoring, all powered with Crown amplifiers and controlled via Dangerous Music’s Monitor ST and Monitor SR control systems. 55 inch 4K LED video display and an Apple Thunderbolt 27 inch LED display.
Over 60 classic and modern microphones including those from Neumann, AKG, Sennheiser, Shure, Rode, Beyer Dynamic, EV, Crown and an eclectic array of oddity vintage microphones and Hydrophones.
Outboard Gear – 8 x 16RU Racks
Mic Pre-Amps and EQs: Massenburg – GML, Neve, Focusrite, Harrison, Urei, Orban, Symetrix, Joe Meek, Ampex valve custom and Ampex solid state custom.
Dynamics and FX: Multiple units of Urei, AMS, Lexicon, Drawmer, DBX, Orban, Aphex, Roland, BBE, Yamaha, Korg, Sansamp, TC & British Spring.
Software Plug Ins
Waves, Native Instruments Komplete, Focusrite, Sonnox Oxford, Joe Meek, Fairchild, SansAmp, ReVibe, Moogerfooger, Amp Farm, Sonalksis, Guitar Rig, Spektral Delay & Lexicon.
Real Instruments: A tasty collection of Acoustic and Electronic Drum kits, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Basses, Synths, Keys, Amps and Pedals.
Virtual Instruments: Absynth, Akoustic Piano, B4, Battery, Cameleon, Elektrik Piano, FM8, Kontakt, Pro-53, Reaktor, Vokator, Bruno, Indigo, Reso, Waldorf, Rob Papen Albino & reFX.
Peak Music’s studio 2 is currently fully operational and has been built for tracking, editing and remixing and is located only a few minutes away from studio 1.
At the helm is a modified and rebuilt Calrec 16 channel recording and mixing console with active Focal and Tannoy monitors controlled by an SPL monitor controller. The studio runs pro tools 10 with a Lynx Aurora AD/DA 16 channel 192K digital converter.
The recording rooms feature a massive 15m x 15m live room plus an additional medium sized recording room with variable acoustics to suit anything from dry vocal recording to cranking loud guitar amps.
Outboard gear includes units from SPL, Lexicon, Aphex, DBX, Urei, Yamaha and Symetrix. Microphones include those from AKG, Neumann, Shure, Sennheiser and Rode.
There is a huge collection of instruments and amplifiers available including multiple units from Gibson, Fender, Carvin, Charvel, Ibanez, Yamaha, MesaBoogie, Ampeg, Crate, SG, Vox, Marshal and Waldorf all accompanied by a large selection of diverse FX pedals.