Services

  • HD Multi track Digital/ Analog Recording
  • Mixing/Mastering
  • Tape-CD Transfers, Video Transfers, Restoration
  • Voice-over/ADR
  • Replication Services
  • Remote/Live Concert Recording

The Space

Designed and built as a recording space, the tracking area houses three distinct rooms.

The addition of wood floors in the big room as part of the 2013 renovation makes Virginia Arts ideal for recording a variety of ensembles in different configurations, from bands and small orchestras to voiceovers.

Equipment

Hardware

  • API 1608- Analog Mixing Console w/ Fader Automation and 550 A EQ’s (16x32)
  • Remote Yamaha O1V

Converters

  • Antelope Orion 32 Channel AD/DA Converter
  • Lynx Hilo- 2 channel AD/DA mastering converter
  • RME HDSP Madi Interface

Monitors

  • Event Studio Precision 8
  • Genelec 1030A
  • Hearback personal headphone mixers
  • Auratone Model 5C
  • JBL J216A

Recorders

  • Alesis HD24
  • Tascam DV-RA1000 DSD Recorder
  • Otari MTR 10- ¼” 2 track Tape Machine
  • Soundcraft 760 MK III 2” 24 Track Tape Machine
  • Teac X1000R- ¼” 2 track Tape Machine
  • Tascam DA-30- DAT deck
  • Tascam DA88/38
  • Alesis ADAT
  • Tascam 122 MK III cassette deck

Instruments and Backline

  • Baldwin Baby Grand Piano
  • Yamaha Birch Custom 6 Piece Drumkit w/ Zildjian Cymbals
  • Snare Drums By- Yamaha, Orange County Percussion, Rogers
  • Yamaha CP-33 Weighted Keyboard
  • Orange Tiny Terror Amp with 12” Orange Speaker
  • Roland Micro Cube
  • PAIA 1750 ”Pygmy”

Outboard Processing/ Microphone Preamps

  • API 548B x 16
  • ATI- x 4
  • Focusrite- Green channel
  • Avalon-737sp
  • Millenia-HV35 x 2
  • A-Designs-P1
  • Tonelux-MP5A
  • BAE-1073

Compressors

  • Urei-LA-4 x 2
  • API 2500-Stereo
  • Valley People-610-Stereo
  • Empirical Labs-Distressor/EL8-X
  • Avalon-737 SP
  • API-527 x2
  • DBX-266 XL-Stereo

Reverb/FX

  • Eventide- DSP 4000-Ultra-Harmonizer
  • Lexicon-Model 200
  • Lexicon-MX400
  • TC Electronic- M2000

Software Processing/DAWs

  • Nuendo 5.5
  • ProTools 7
  • Digital Performer 5
  • Steinberg Wave Lab 7
  • Final Cut HD
  • Reason

Plug-ins

  • Universal Audio Quad Core
  • Waves Gold Bundle
  • Soundtoys
  • Antares Auto-tune
  • IZOtope
  • Wave Machine Labs-Drumagog
  • Motu Symphonic Instrument
  • Yamaha MOTIF XS Rack Synth

Microphones

AKG
  • C-12 A Tube Condenser
  • C-1000S Condenser
  • C-460B Condenser
  • C-452 EB Condenser
  • C-414B Condenser
  • C-3000B Condenser
Audio-Technica
  • AT-813R Condenser
Beyerdynamic
  • M-101Dynamic Omni
  • M-360 x2 Ribbon
  • M-160 Ribbon
Electro-Voice
  • RE-15 Dynamic
  • Model-650 Dynamic
  • DO-54 Dynamic Omni
JZ
  • V-47
Nevatone
  • MK-47 Stereo Condenser
Neumann
  • U-87 x2 Condenser U-64 Condenser
Royer Laboratories
  • R-121 x2 Ribbon
RCA
  • BK-5A x2 Ribbon BK-6B Dynamic
Shure
  • SM-57 x6 Dynamic
  • SM-58 x2 Dynamic
  • SM-7B Dynamic
  • 819 x2 PZM Condenser
  • Beta-87 Condenser/li>
Sennheiser
  • MD 211v Dynamic Omni
  • MD 421 x4 Dynamic
  • MD 441 x2 Dynamic
Stedman
  • N-90 x2 Dynamic
Studio Projects
  • B-1 x2 Condenser
Yamaha
  • Sub-Kick Dynamic