Mastering Studio Gear

The mastering studio has a wide selection of equipment that will make your tracks sound great. Classic class A analogue hardware and the latest in digital technology. Each project is treated differently using a wide range of techniques and gear chains. The control room has been acoustically treated for an optimum environment for mastering.

Although great equipment is vital, it is ears and experience in mastering that’s considered to be of the greatest importance.


  • Tyler Acoustics Decade MM5X custom full range mastering speakers
  • Nord One Hypex NC500DM dual mono class D power amplification
  • Audeze LCD-X headphones
  • TC Electronics Clarity M

Audio Conversion and Routing

  • Lynx Hilo LT-TB Mastering Reference A/D D/A Converter
  • Crookwood R3 Analogue Audio Insert Switcher/Router (with Trimmer & MS)

Analogue Hardware


  • Prism Maselec MEA-2 v7 Mastering Stereo EQ
  • Hendyamps Michelangelo Tube Stereo Mastering EQ
  • Hendyamps Michelangelo Solid State Stereo Mastering EQ
  • Gyraf Audio Gyratec XIV Parallel Passive EQ
  • Dangerous Music BAX EQ
  • API 5500 EQ (with custom Scott Lieber Opamps)
  • High Voltage Audio EQ6S


  • Knif Pure Mu
  • Foote Control Systems P4S ME Mastering Compressor
  • Handcrafted Labs Varis (2017 Blueface)
  • TK Audio BC2-ME
  • Hendyamps Pollock Stereo tube optical compressor

Digital Equalisation

  • DMG EQuilibrium
  • TDR Slick M
  • Fabfilter Pro-Q 3

Digital Dynamic Processing

  • Softube Weiss DS1-MK3
  • Tone Projects Unisum
  • Oeksound Soothe
  • TDR Kotelnikov GE
  • TDR Nova GE
  • TDR Limiter 6 GE
  • Leapwing Audio Dynone
  • FabFilter Pro MB
  • DMG Limitless
  • DMG Multiplicity
  • DMG Essence
  • FabFilter Pro L2
  • SIR Audio Tools Standard Clip

Digital Audio Workstations

  • Steinberg Wavelab v11
  • Izotope RX9
  • Pro Tools v2019.5
  • Plextor Plextools Professional XL

Computer Workstation

  • Apple Mac with Intel i9 3.4ghz and 32gb ram
  • Mastering grade Plextor Premium CD burner
  • 2 x Universal Audio UAD2 DSP cards

Other mastering tools include…

  • Leapwing Audio Stageone
  • Vertigo VSM-3
  • Universal Audio Precision K Stereo
  • Universal Audio Precision Maximizer
  • Sonnox Oxford Inflator
  • DDMF StereooeretS
  • UAD Ampex ATR-102
  • Slate Digital VTM

Furniture and Acoustics

  • Curuxa Customs V3 Acoustic 52RU Desk
  • Acoustic consultancy, studio design, build and acoustics by GIK Acoustics

Power and Cables

  • Power distribution and protection by Furman
  • Custom power cables
  • Audio cabling by Van Damme and Neutrik

If you need to know any further information about the gear then please contact:

Knif Pure Mu
Dangerous Music Bax EQ