• Aerosmith
  • Aimee Mann
  • Berklee College of Music
  • Buffy The Vampire Slayer
  • Catie Curtis
  • Cave In
  • Christina Rosenvinge
  • David Bowie
  • Deborah Henson-Conant
  • Dennis Brennan
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Godsmack
  • Grace Kelly
  • Herbie Hancock
  • James Taylor
  • Jen Trynin
  • Ken Burns
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Marcus Miller
  • Mass Eye and Ear Audiology
  • Matt Savage
  • Merrie Amsterburg
  • Miles Davis
  • Miroslav Vitous
  • National Archive of New Zealand
  • Nirvana
  • PBS
  • Q Division Records
  • Relapse Records
  • Snakefinger
  • Syd
  • The Residents
  • Tiny Tim
  • Yehudi Wyner

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Studios and Equipment

studio equipment 


M-Works Studios and Equipment:


M-Works utilizes state-of-the art equipment and technology in each of its first class studios, providing services such as restoration, location recording, duplication, DVD audio, authoring, and encoding. Our comprehensive facilities are designed to provide each client with the best experience, sound, and results possible. Please see each section below for a detailed list of what M-Works can potentially bring to each and every project to make it the best it can be.





A) Augspurger Designed 27 x18 x 13, rated at NC15

B) Augspurger Designed 21 x 15 x 13, rated at NC20

C) Augspurger Designed production studio rated at NC20



Full Equipment Listing: 



 Monitoring Systems:

  • Dunlavy SC-V with Bryston Monoblock 7B-ST
  • Lipinski 707, 2.2 and 5.2 driven by Channel Island Class D amps with (2)
  • JL Audio Fathom 113 subs www.lipinskisound.com




 Analog Decks:

  • Spitz modified ATR-102 with ref hi-flux 1/2" headstack
  • Alactronics modified Studer A80, hi-flux heads 1/2" and 1/4"
  • Various Otari decks set for 1/2 track and 1/4 track playback
  • Dolby A and SR noise reduction
  • Convection oven for tape restoration


Noise Reduction Software:

  • Izotope RX
  • Sonic Solutions NoNoise
  • Sequoia NR tools
  • Sony PCM-1630 w/DMR-4000 - DTA-2000
  • Dangerous Master and Dangerous Liaison analog


Outboard EQ:


  • Sontec MES 432 – C/9 EQ
  • Dangerous BAX


  • Weiss EQ1-DYN Digital EQ 96/24 MK2 www.weiss.ch
  • TC Electronic TC6000 w/ Massenburg MDW EQ


Outboard Compression:


  • Cranesong STC-8 Discrete Class A Compressor-Limiter w/ side-chain filters
  • Cranesong Trakker Discrete Class A Compressor-Limiter(pair) w/ custom side-chain filter www.cranesong.com
  • Pendulum Audio OCL-2 Electro-Optical Compressor/Limiter  w/ custom side-chain filter www.pendulumaudio.com
  • Daking FET III VCA compressor with sidechain
  • Sontec DRC-202
  • API 2500



Other Outboard Processing

  • Digital Domain K-Stereo DD-2


Outboard Limiter:



  • Pacific Microsonics HDCD Model Two Processor
  • Merging HORUS
  • Metric Halo ULN-8 www.mhlabs.com



  • TC Electronic TC6000
  • Izotope Ozone 5 advanced
  • Altiverb www.audioease.com
  • Lexicon 300


Selected Software processors:





Plugin Compressors

  • Algorithmix LP SplitComp
  • Izotope Ozone 4
  • Sonnox Inflator
  • PSP Busspressor and OldTimer ME
  • various UAD

Plugin Limiters

Recording Gear



Mic Pre’s



  • Sennheiser MKH800 (pair)
  • Microtech Gefell UM92.1 (pair)
  • Shure KSM-32 (pair)
  • Octavia mk12 (x4)


Coffee Makers: (we saved the best for last)

  • Mr. Coffee 10-Cup
  • Estro Profi Espresso Machine (just like Tony Levin uses!)
  • Jim’s Organic coffee beans