Studio

Since it’s inception in 1983, Tempest Recording has provided clients with a quality work environment and facility in which to achieve excellent results.

  • Console: Trident Series 70 (modified)
  • Pre-amps: API 3124+ (4), Grace M-802 8ch. w/ remote, Millinia HV-3 (2), Trident A-Range (2), True Precision 8 (16), GML (4), Focusrite Red-7 (2), Daking Mic-Pre One (2), Amek/Neve-9098 (2), dbx-mp (16), Joe Meek-VC1, Altec 438-A, Collins 212 Remote (4), Trident Series-70 (28), Studio Technologies (4), Avalon-737.
  • DIs: Radial Pro8, Avalon U-5, Demeter Tube Direct, Countryman (6), Amek (2), Axe (2).
  • Microphones:
    • Condensers: DPA 4006TL (3) (factory matched). Neumann: TLM-67, km-84, km-184 (2), U- 89 (2), KM-105, AKG 414 (3), 414TL (2)(matched pair), AKG 451″s (4), Blue Kiwi (2), Shure SM-91 (2), ADK Hamburg, ADK SC-1, Crown-PZM (2), Shure Beta-91(2), ADK-5 Tl, Audio Technica 4040 (2), AT-Shotgun.
    • Dynamics: Shure SM-7 (2), Sennheiser-421 (4), Sennheiser-441 (3), Shure Beta 58’s (5) Beta 57’s (2) Shure SM-57’s (5), Shure Beta-52A, AKG-D112 (2), AKG D-12, EV-408’s (4), Shure Bullet (rebuilt), EV-harp (high z), Shure-55’s (2) EV-664.
    • Ribbons: Coles-4038’s (2) Royer-121’s (2), Royer SF-12 stereo, Royer-122, RCA-77dx (4), RCA-44 bx, RCA BK-11
    • Tubes: Sound Deluxe 47, Microtech Gefell UM-92, ADK Area-51.
  • Outboard: Bricasti M7, TC Elec. M-4000, TC Elec. M-5000, Lexicon PCM-70, PCM-60, Lexicon PCM-42, Rev-7, SPX-90, Echoplate 1 (the big one…) Roland Chorus Echo, Eventide H-3000 (with updates), Demeter “Real Reverb” (spring), Electrix Filter Factory, AMS Tape Phase Simulator, Urie 1176 (2), LA-4 (2), Dbx 160 (2), Urie 7010 (4), BBE-822, Altec 430 Comp. Joe Meek Stereo Comp., Symetrix Gates, Drawmer gates, Lucus Deceiver, Waves “Diamond” plug-ins. Tube-Tech LCA 2B comp, Summit Audio DCL-200 stereo comp, Summit Audio Duel Program EQ. API Lunchbox w/ (3) A-Design PEQ’s…(2) api-550b eq’s, (1)api 560 parametric eq. Joe Meek VC-1 optical comp.
  • Recorders: Pro Tools HD-2, Alesis HD-24 (2), Tascam DA-98, Tascam DA-78 (3), ADAT (4), Tascam DV-RA1000HD (w/DSD), Otari 50-50B, Panasonic 3700 DAT (2), Tascam DA-P1, Denon Cassette, Nakamichi DMP-100 (2)
  • Instruments: Instruments: Hammond B3 with 145 Leslie. 6′ Petrof grand piano, Rhodes suitcase, Wurlitzer-140 electric piano, Hohner-M2 clavinet (modified), 1913 Seybold Reed Pipe organ (modified for studio..) 1955 Harmonium, Pianorgani (by Farfisa), Jaymar 2 1/3 octave piano w/ pick-up. Mini Moog and Tauras Moog bass pedals.

James Moody at Tempest

James Moody at Tempest

  • Guitars: Fender ’62 re-issue tele, Thinline tele, Custom tele, Gretsch 6120, ’69 Strat, Taylor 812-c, Jerry Jones baritone, Jerry Jones elec. Sitar, Rickenbacker elec.-12 string, Gibson ES-125, Dobro (round neck), Ovation: 6-high strung, 12string, nylon string. Requinto, 60’s Harmony Stratotone, Fender 6 & 8 string lap steels (’50’s)
  • Amps: Fenders: ’58 Pro, ’65 Deluxe, ’56 Princeton, ’65 Bandmaster, ’67 Showman, ’59 Champ; Ampeg ’64 “B-15” Fliptop; Gibsons: ’48 GA-40, ’59 GA-20, BR-6; Magnatone ’57 “210”, MEG “Troubadour” (40’s), Roland “JC-120”, Mesa Boogie “Mkl”, Supro “Thunderbolt”, Musicman “112 Rd”, Gretsch “210”, Victoria “Double Deluxe” (2-12’s), Matchless “Brave”, Marshall “JCM-900 combo”, Vox: ’90’s “AC-30”, “Brian May”, “Buckingham”, Silvertone “1482”, “1474”, Polytone 15″, Bruno 2-12″ cab., SWR “Working Man’s 10”, Fender “Vibratone” (powered);

    Amps are rebuilt and maintained by Blackie Pagano, “Tubesville“.