Wire & Vice

Wire & Vice is a production collective located in a 1920s-era post office near Milwaukee's own Harley Davidson and the original Miller brewery.

equipment

  • Pro Tools 12 HDX

  • Logic Pro X

  • Burl B32 Vancouver summing mixer (32x2)

  • Burl B80 Mothership (16AD/16DA)

  • Avid i/o (16AD/16DA)

  • Universal Audio Apollo 8p

  • Universal Audio Apollo 8

  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin duo

  • HEDD 192k AD/DA convertor

  • Barefoot MM27 Gen2 powered speakers

  • ProAc 100 speakers (paired w Aragon 8008 amplifier)

  • Focal Twin6 Be speakers

  • ADAM A7 powered speakers

  • Yamaha NS-10m speakers

  • Grace M905 monitor controller & DAC

  • Benchmark DAC1 DA convertor

  • Hearback artist monitors (5)

  • isolated ground

 

analog dynamics

  • Universal Audio 1176LN (pr.)

  • AnaMod AM660 mono

  • Standard Audio Stretch (pr.)

  • Standard Audio Level-Or (pr.)

  • Retro Instruments 176 mono tube

  • Innertube Audio Atomic SqueezeBox mono tube

  • Overstayer FET stereo

  • Dramastic Obsidian stereo

  • BAE 10DC (pr.)

  • Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressor (pr.)

  • Inward Connections TSL-4 stereo tube

  • Radial Komit

  • Spectra Sonics 610 mono

 

analog equalization

  • Pultec EQP-1S3-SS (pr.)

  • D.W. Fearn VT-4 tube

  • Undertone Audio MPEQ-1 (pr.)

  • BAE 1084 (pr.)

  • Maag EQ-4 air band

  • Maag EQ-2 air band (pr.)

  • api 550b parametric (pr.)

  • api 560 graphic (pr.)

  • Neve 551 inductor (pr.)

  • Retro Instruments 2A3 tube (2 ch.)

  • Electrodyne 511

 

analog input

  • Avedis MD7

  • Chandler Ltd. Little Devil

  • Undertone Audio MPEQ-1 (pr.)

  • BAE 1084 (pr.)

  • BAE 312B (4 ch.)

  • api 512c (pr.)

  • Shadow Hills GAMA (pr.)

  • Overstayer Channel Amp

  • Overstayer ID4 Instrument Driver

  • Ampex 351 custom tube (pr.)

  • Ampex AM-10 (c. 1970) mixer/pre

  • Avalon U5 DI

 

microphones

  • Telefunken U-48 tube condenser (reconditioned by BLUE)

  • Sony C-37a tube condenser

  • Sony C-48 condenser (2)

  • Townsend Labs L22 Sphere modeling microphone

  • Roswell Pro Audio Mini K47 condenser (2, matched pair)

  • Shure SM7B (2)

  • RCA BK-5B ribbon (2)

  • Royer R-121 ribbon (2)

  • Royer SF-12 ribbon (stereo)

  • Beyer M-160 ribbon (2)

  • Beyer M-88 dynamic

  • BLUE Dragonfly condenser

  • Shure Beta 87 condenser

  • Shure SM-57 dynamic (3)

  • Shure SM-58 dynamic (2)

  • Shure Beta 98 condenser (3)

  • Shure Beta 58

  • Shure Beta 52A dynamic

  • Shure Unidyne 545 dynamic

  • Sennhesier MD-421 dynamic (2)

  • Audio-Technica AT4051 condenser (2)

  • Audio-Technica PRO 37R condenser

  • Unidyne trash mic

  • Ampex 3001 1/4"

  • Allied M3311P reel-to-reel kit 1/4" (2)

 

other

  • PedalPunk! interface by Casa Distortion (2)

  • Chase Bliss Thermae delay/pitch shifter

  • Chase Bliss Tonal Recall delay

  • Chase Bliss Warped Vinyl vib/chorus

  • Chase Bliss Gravitas trem

  • Jext Telez White Pedal fuzz/overdrive

  • Hudson Electronics Broadcast preamp

  • Endangered Audio Research Spectravibe

  • Malekko Diabolik fuzz

  • Mr. Black Supermoon verb

  • Landscape HC-TT tape transport

  • Recovery Effects Ex-Mic telephone preamp

  • Recovery Effects Viktrolux delay

  • Gurus Echosex2 delay

  • Audio Kitchen's The Big Trees

  • EarthquakerDevices Afterneath

  • EarthquakerDevices Arpanoid

  • EarthquakerDevices Rainbow Machine

  • Fairfield Circuitry RM790 Randy's Revenge

  • Squarewave Industries SQ102 dist + boost

  • Squarewave Industries SQ103 delay

  • SP Compressor by xotic usa

  • Lovetone Doppelganger

  • Lovetone Brown Source

  • Lovetone Wobulator

  • Robert Keeley compressor

  • Robert Keeley compressor v2

  • Greer Amps Special Request D-Style FET preamp

  • Boss DS-1 Distortion

  • Boss BD-2 Blues Overdrive (w Keeley mod)

  • Boss PQ-4 parametric equalizer

  • MXR 10-band graphic equalizer

  • Electro Harmonix Big Muff

  • Z.Vex Seek Wah

  • MXR Sub Machine

  • Caroline Guitar Company Kilobyte

  • VOX wah pedal w JHS mod

  • Line 6 Bass POD

  • Little Labs IBP

  • Little Labs STD Mercenary Edition (2)

  • Chandler Tube Driver original rackmount w bias control

  • Sherman Filterbank

  • SansAmp Classic

  • Pioneer SR-202 spring reverb

  • OTO BAM 12-bit reverb

  • OTO BIM 12-bit delay

  • OTO BOUM comp/distortion

  • Little Smokie cigarette box amp/speaker

  • Hughes AK-100 SRS

 

instruments

  • Steinway B acoustic piano

  • Fender Rhodes electric piano

  • Baldwin upright piano

  • Wurlitzer 145a electric piano

  • Wurlitzer Funmaker organ

  • Fender Jazz bass guitar

  • Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar

  • G&L Telecaster Thinline elec guitar

  • Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

  • Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

  • Spectrasonics Trillian

  • Native Instruments Komplete

  • massive sample collection (commercial and private)

  • DW (00s) 20, 10, 12, 14

  • Ludwig (70s) 22, 13, 16

  • Slingerland (60s) 26, 13, 14, 18, 20

  • Yamaha (90s) 22, 10, 12, 13, 16

  • snares by Ludwig, Tama, Gretsch, DW, many more

  • too many perc and cymbals to list (new & vintage)

  • rando mando and banjo WHAT

 

PLUGINS

  • Brainworx

  • Eventide

  • Goodhertz

  • iZotope

  • McDSP

  • Nomad Factory

  • PSP

  • Slate Digital

  • SoundToys

  • SPL

  • Waves

  • UAD (Octo PCIe card + Octo thunderbolt satellite)

  • many others

 

MYSTERY ROOM MASTERING

Monitoring/Metering:

Analog Processing Tools And Analog/Digital Conversion:

Equalization:

Dynamics:

Computing:

Misc: