STUDIO C HISTORY

Studio C was the smallest room at 15,000 cubic feet with just a control room and main recording area measuring 14' by 21. It served as A&M's multichannel mixing and pre-mastering studio.

The notable recordings made in "C" include:


* Cat Stevens vocals on his live recordings
* Joni Mitchell recorded many of her albums in C including Blue
* Crosby, Stills and Nash used Studio C
* Dave Koz Off the Beaten Path

STUDIO C EQUIPMENT

CONSOLE:

1996:

API 32 Input P&G Faders (modified)

1997:

Euphonics CS-3000 digitally-controlled
analog console with Surround Sound
Panning

TAPE MACHINES:

Studer A800 Multitracks
Studer A820 two-track
Two TimeLine Lynx synchronizers

MIXDOWN/REFERENCE:

A&M proprietary A-to-D and D-to-A
converters
SVDA-10/FRED MOD DAT recorders
Phillips CD player
Tascom Model 122 Mk III cassettes

MAIN MONITORS:

1996:

Custom A&M/Augsperger system

1997:

Custom A&M/Baulton system

OUTBOARD EQUIPMENT (1996):

Comp/Limiter:

Fairchild 670
UREI LA-2a, LA-3 and 1176
dbx Model 160 and Model 160x

Mic Pre-amps/EQ:

Neve Model 1066 Modules
Pultec EQP-1A3, EQP-1A and EQH-2
GML Model 8200

Delays/Effects:

AMS DMX
Lexicon PCM-42
Roland SDE-3000 (with AES Trig.)
T.C. Electronics 2290
Eventide 949

Gates/Proc:

Drawmer DS-201 gates
dbx Model 902 de-esser

Reverb/Effects:

Eventide H-3500
Lexicon 480L, PCM-80 and PCM-70
AMS RMX-16
Yamaha 990, Rev 5, Rev 7, SPX-90