Soup Studio

Soup Studio is a purpose-built, analogue and digital recording facility located in the heart of the Cable Street artistic community, in Limehouse, East London.

-Spacious and acoustically designed live room and control room

-Ability to partition smaller spaces for close recording

-Equipped with it's own echo chamber and reverberation devices

-Mixing console with 24 microphone inputs

-Tape machines are available for 2” magnetic recording or dubbing

Home to our Soundtracs CM4400 mixing desk, the control room has ample space for the entire band to participate in the mixing process.

A side room houses the Otari MTR 90 mkII 24 track 2" tape machine and plate reverb. Our selection of analogue outboard includes Drawmer, DBX, Neve, API, AKG and Brent Avril.

CONSOLE

Soundtracs CM4400

32 channels of EQ

RECORDING

Otari MTR 90 mk II two inch 24 track tape machine

6-core Mac Pro with RME UFX Fireface 26 i/o and Pro Tools 10

Focusrite ISA828 8-channel coversion

BAE systems 1073mp 2-channel pre-amp

API 3124 4 channel pre-amp

Custom Neve 4-channel pre-amp

OUTBOARD

Drawmer 1960 stereo valve pre-amp/compressor

Drawmer DL241 stereo compressor/gate

Drawmer DS201 stereo gate

DBX 165A overeasy compressor/limiter

Klark-Teknik DN360 Graphic Equaliser

Chandler tube driver

Lexicon Vortex

Roland Space Echo RE-201

KMD DD900 analogue delay

Dynachord Echocord Super tape delay

Bell analogue ADT

REVERBERATION

AKG BX20 spring reverb

NSF Plate reverb

Custom reverb chamber

Intersound PRV-1 spring reverb

Great British Spring reverb

MONITORING

Mackie HR624 powered monitors

Sennheiser HD600 monitor heaphones

GUITARS

Gibson 1940s acoustic

Martin acoustic

Rickenbacker 12 String

Dobro single cone resonator

Fender USA custom-shop 1962 reissue Tele

Fender Japan P-bass 1959 reissue

Fender Japan Jazz bass

Silvertone (pre-Danelectro)

Gibson Flying V

Epiphone Sheraton (LH)

KEYS

Hammond M102 tonewheel organ Valve Leslie 145

60's Farfisa Compact

Wurlitzer electric piano

Danemann Upright piano

Roland RS-09 organ/strings

Roland Rhythm 330

Roland Alpha Juno (analogue)

Casiotone 405

Vintage rhythm boxes

DRUMS

2 x Vintage 1970s Rogers drum kit

Slingerland Radio King Snare

PEDALS

Fender Blender, Route 66, Hot Cake, Holy Grail, RAT distortion & various FX pedals

Custom board of hand-made pedals by Fredric Effects

BACKLINE

Fender Bassman

Fender Deluxe 85

Fender Sidekick Reverb 65

Fender Champ

Fender Vibro-Champ

Fender Twin Reverb

Fender Spring Reverb

Rosewell Spring Reverb

Ampeg Gemini 22

MICROPHONES

RCA 44BX Velocity ribbon

Manley Reference Tube Mic

Nuemann U87 (1969)

Neumann U87 (AI)

Nuemann TLM 170 (pair)

Neumann TLM 103 (pair)

Neumann KMS 105 (pair)

Coles 4038 ribbon (x4)

Earthworks TC25 (pair) + SR25

Electro-Voice RE20 (pair)

Electro-Voice 666

AKG 414 XLS

AKG 414B-ULS

AKG C451E x 5

AKG C451EB/CK1 & A51 angle joints (pair)

AKG D112

AKG D12 (1960s)

Sennheiser MD421 (x3)

Beyerdynamic M88 dynamic

Rode NTK

Rode NT5 (pair)

Shure KSM32

Shure beta 57

Shure SM58s and SM57s

Custom-built sub-kick speaker mic

Please message us for hourly minimums and day rates prior to booking.

Studio Type:
Rehearsal Studio
Home/Project Studio
Mid Level Studio
Top Line Studio
Podcast Studio
Main Equipment: Otari MTR 90 mk II 2" tape machine; Soundtracs CM4400 desk; microphones by Neumann, RCA, Manley, Coles & AKG, huge selection of vintage instruments.
Amenities: Spacious live and control rooms, custom reverb chamber, separate vocal and amp booth, 24 track 2" tape recording and Pro Tools 10
Past Clients: ALLO DARLIN'.........BEANS ON TOAST.........JULIAN COPE........DAUGHTER ELIZA DOOLITTLE..........JOHNNY FLYNN..........FANFARLO..........MARK FRY VIC GODARD....................JOHN GRANT.....................JOANNA GRUESOME DARREN HAYMAN..........NIALL KELLY..........THE KILLS..........LANDSHAPES LET'S WRESTLE........THE MACCABEES.........JIM REID.......ROOTS MANUVA DEVON SPROULE......TELEVISION PERSONALITIES.....THE TREETOP FLYERS TIGERCATS............................................................THE WAVE PICTURES 4AD.....BBC4.....BELLA UNION......DOMINO RECORD CO.....FABER & FABER FORTUNA POP!.........THE GUARDIAN.........K RECS..........THE LEAF LABEL MOSHI MOSHI MUSIC........MERGE........PARLOPHONE........VILLAGE GREEN SECOND LANGUAGE MUSIC........SKY ARTS.........SLUMBERLAND RECORDS SONY RECORDS......TRANSGRESSIVE RECORDS......WIAIWYA.....XTRA MILE
Listing created Jul 1, 2015