Recording Studio Equipment


Kore Studios offer clients an endless choice of great recording studio equipment, featuring pieces from both large high-end brands and small home-grown suppliers. Microphones, preamps, compressors, pedals… you name it, we’ll always supply the best gear for your needs. Click below for more details on our consoles and microphones, and peruse our recording studio equipment list for an exhaustive inventory.

 

Full Equipment List

To get a more comprehensive idea of the gear found in Kore Studios, please see below for our full recording studio equipment list. Every piece of equipment we own can be found here on this list, and we update it regularly for new additions (we're always adapting to shifting musical landscape). Whether you’re looking for a specific vintage ribbon mic or a rare 70's compressor, we hope this list gives you some clarification. If you like what you see, please get in touch to book in some studio time with Kore.

 

Consoles
Studio A: API 3208
Studio B: Vintage Tweed - 16 Inputs (70's Broadcast Console)

Tube Microphones
1 x AKG C24 (stereo)  
2 x Neumann U67
1 x Neumann M149
2 x Neumann KM254
1 x Flea 47
1 x Upton 251

Large Diaphragm Condensers 
2 x Neumann U87
2 x Neumann U47FET
2 x AKG 414
1 x AKG C5600
1 x Audio-Technica 4033a

Small Diaphragm Condensers
2 x Neumann KM184
2 x Neumann KM84
2 x AKG 451
2 x Rupert Neve RN17
1 x DPA 4006 (Omni)
1 x Josephson e22

Dynamic Mics
6 x Shure SM57
2 x Shure SM58
1 x Shure Beta58
1 x Shure Beta57
1 x Shure SM7
1 x Heil PR48
2 x Sennheiser 421
2 x Sennheiser e609
1 x Sennheiser 602-ii
1 x Sennheiser MD407HN
1 x AKG D30
1 x AKG D112
2 x AKG D12
1 x AKG D19c
1 x Audix D6
1 x Audix i5
1 x Electrovoice re20
1 x Electrovoice 664
1 x Electrovoice 666
1 x AT 2500 (dyn + cond)
1 x Yamaha NS10 Sub Mic
1 x B&O 1000
1 x Beyerdynamic M201TG
 

Multitrack
Pro Tools HDX v12
48 Analogue i/o via HDX converters
Burl Stereo ADC

Ribbon Mics 
2 x Coles 4038
2 x Royer 121
2 x Beyerdynamic M160
2 x Extinct Audio BM9
1 x AEA Stereo Ribbon
1 x AEA R44ACE
2 x Melodium 42B
1 x Melodium Type R
1 x Melodium Lip
1 x Cadenza
2 x Altec 639a
1 x Toshiba BK5
1 x Toshiba 77a

Boundary Microphones
2 x Beyerdynamic Opus 51

FX Mics 
1 x Copperphone
1 x STC Ball & Biscuit
1 x Salt Shaker
1 x Wasarocket
1 x Crank Sturgeon Codger Wand

Mic Pres
2 x Telefunken v76
4 x Coil Audio CA70
2 x Coil Audio CA286
4 x Neve 31102
2 x Neve 1073 (pre)
2 x Neve 1073 (pre/eq)
2 x Neve 1081
2 x Rupert Neve Shelfords
32 x Api 312
4 x Cadac 2073
1 x Chandler LTD 1
1 x Chandler Germanium
1 x AEA Ribbon Pre (2)
1 x UA 6176
2 x Melcor 500's

 

Monitors
Exigy Mains
Atc scm25a's
Yamaha NS10s
Pro AC Studio 100
Adam A7 // A77x

EQ
1 x Manley Massive Passive
1 x GML 8200
1 x Chandler Curve Bender
10 x API 550B
2 x API 560
2 x Chandler Little Devil
2 x SSL E/G
1 x Tubetech PE1c
1 x Kush Audio Clariphonic MS

Compressors
2 x 1176 Blue Stripe
1 x Manley Stereo VariMu
2 x Empirical Labs Distressor
1 x SSL-G Stereo Buss Compressor
1 x Api 2500
1 x Dbx 160vu
1 x Abbey Road TG 1Stereo Limiter
1 x Vac Rac Stereo Limiter
1 x Elysia Xpressor

Distortion
1 x Culture Vulture Sp15 Distortion
2 x Amtec DST Distortion
1 x Overstayer Saturator

Hardware Reverbs / Delays / Fx
Bricasti M7 Reverb
SPL Transient Designer
Little Labs Phase Aligner

Software 
Pro Tools HDX (v12)
Logic X
Toontrack Superior Drummer 3

 

Monitor Amps 
Quad 405 (NS10s)
Bryston 3B (Pro Acs)

Studio B - The Mixing Suite
Tweed Broadcast Console
UAD Apollo 16
Pro Tools HDX 12
Logic X
 
Instruments
Fender Telecaster
Gibson SG‐1
Fender J Mascis Jazzmaster
Taylor 114 Acoustic
Parlour 'Nashville Strung' Acoustic
Fender Precision Bass
Hoffner Bass
Korg Triton
Nord A1


Chapell Upright Piano

Amps
Audio Kitchen Big Chopper
Audio Kitchen Little Chopper
Orange Dark Terror Amp
Ampeg V4 100watt (1970's)
Ampeg SVT Bass Amp
Traynor YGL-3 MKIII
Hiwatt Dr103

Cabs
Palmer 2x12 x 2
Ashdown 4x12 (Bass)

Plugins by
UAD / Waves / Soundtoys / Eventide / Altiverb / Autotune / Melodyne / Slate Digital / Plug-in Alliance / Fabfilter

 

Kore Studios installed their API 1608 console in 2014. In this video, owner George Apsion discusses how the API has changed business for the better at Kore.

In this video, George demonstrates one of our favourite pieces of recording studio equipment: the ‘Pye’ Compressor from Pom Audio, available for order here.