Wire & Vice

Wire & Vice is a recording studio located in a 1920s-era post office just outside Milwaukee, WI.

equipment

  • Pro Tools 12 HDX
  • Logic Pro X
  • Burl B32 Vancouver summing mixer (32x2)
  • Burl B26 Orca monitor controller
  • Burl B80 Mothership (16AD/16DA)
  • Avid i/o (16AD/16DA)
  • Universal Audio Apollo 8p
  • Universal Audio Apollo 8
  • Universal Audio Apollo Twin duo
  • 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
  • HEDD 192k AD/DA convertor
  • Benchmark DAC1 DA convertor
  • Hearback artist monitors (5)
  • isolated ground

 

analog dynamics

  • Radial Komit
  • 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
  • Spectra Sonics 610 mono

 

analog equalization

  • 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
  • Ampex 351 custom tube (pr.)
  • Avalon U5

 

microphones

  • Telefunken U-48 tube (reconditioned by BLUE)
  • Shure SM7B
  • BLUE Dragonfly condenser
  • Royer R-121 ribbon (2)
  • Royer SF-12 ribbon (stereo)
  • Sony C-48 condenser (2)
  • Beyer M-160 ribbon (2)
  • Beyer M-88 dynamic
  • Shure Beta 87 condenser
  • Shure SM-57 dynamic (5)
  • Shure SM-58 dynamic (2)
  • Shure Beta 98 condenser (3)
  • Shure Beta 58
  • Shure Beta 52A dynamic
  • Sennhesier MD-421 dynamic (2)
  • Audio-Technica AT4051 condenser (2)
  • Audio-Technica PRO 37R condenser

 

other

  • PedalPunk! interface by Casa Distortion
  • Chase Bliss Tonal Recall delay
  • Chase Bliss Warped Vinyl vib/chorus
  • Chase Bliss Gravitas trem
  • Hudson Electronics Broadcast preamp
  • Endangered Audio Research Spectravibe
  • 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 Arpanoid
  • Matthews Effects The Astronomer
  • Fairfield Circuitry RM790 Randy's Revenge
  • SP Compressor by xotic usa
  • Lovetone Doppelganger
  • Lovetone Brown Source
  • Lovetone Wobulator
  • Pigtronix Keymaster
  • Robert Keeley compressor
  • Robert Keeley compressor v2
  • 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
  • Z.Vex Fuzzolo
  • 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)
  • Sherman Filterbank
  • Pioneer SR-202 spring reverb
  • OTO BAM 12-bit reverb
  • 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)
  • too many drums and cymbals to list (new & vintage)

 

PLUGINS

  • Brainworx
  • Eventide
  • Goodhertz
  • iZotope
  • McDSP
  • Nomad Factory
  • PSP
  • Slate Digital
  • SoundToys
  • SPL
  • Waves
  • UAD (Octo PCIe card + Octo thunderbolt satellite)
  • many others