Soundworks Recording Studio

38-01 23rd Avenue, Suite 303
Astoria NY  11105

Phone: (646) 261-2570

Soundworks Recording Studio

We are a recording studio in Astoria Queens, New York, providing services of recording, editing, mixing and/or mastering for record albums, singles, demos, voice-overs, videos, live shows, etc...

You are invited to schedule a visit to the studio, try our grand piano, listen to some examples and speak with our engineer before you reserve time.
If you prefer, you can also inquire via email and schedule a phone or online conversation.

Our recording studio is 4 individually floated spaces with double-panel safety glass windows, and low-light video cameras with 32” LCD split-screen displays for visual communication during ensemble recording sessions.

As of September 1st 2015, we record audio at the studio into internal Seagate SATA hard drives inside an Apple MacPro 8-core Xeon 2008 computer with 14 GB of RAM via Avid ProTools 10 HD2 with analog-to-digital conversion from 2 Digidesign 192 IO audio interfaces. 24 individual outputs of AES/EBU digital audio are connected to a Yamaha 02R96 digital mixer. Below is the list the other tools we use to be able to record, edit, mix and master at the studio.

(1) AKG C414-BULS large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser
(1) AKG C414-BTLII large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser
(2) AKG D112 cardioid dynamic
(2) Audio Technica 4047/SV large diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) ElectroVoice RE320 cardioid dynamic
(2) Earthworks Z30X mini diaphragm super-cardioid condenser
(2) Neumann TLM-103 large diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) Neumann U47fet large diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) Neumann U87ai large diaphragm multi-pattern condenser
(8) Oktava MK012 small diaphragm cardioid capsule condenser
(2) Oktava ML052 passive figure-8 ribbon
(2) Rode NT1 large diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) Royer R121 passive figure-8 ribbon
(2) Sennheiser MD 421 cardioid dynamic
(2) Sennheiser e604 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure Beta 52a cardioid dynamic
(2) Shure Beta 56 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure Beta 57 cardioid dynamic
(2) Shure Beta 58 cardioid dynamic
(6) Shure SM 57 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure SM 58 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure SM 81 small diaphragm cardioid condenser
(2) Sterling Audio ST130 small diaphragm cardioid condenser

(1) Aguilar DB5 bass tube pre-amplifier
(2) Countryman Type 85 FET active DI box
(3) RMS VDB-1 passive DI box
(1) ProCo DB-1 passive DI box
(1) Whirlwind Director passive DI box
(1) Whirlwind pcDI passive stereo DI box

(4ch) APi 3214 solid state
(2ch) Avalon 737sp tube
(4ch) Neve 1066 solid state
(8ch) Sytek MPX4A solid state
(2ch) Telefunken V72 tube

(4) ADL 1000 tube compressor
(1) Avalon 747 stereo mastering tube compressor and program equalizer
(3) dbx 160A solid-state compressor
(1) Emperical Labs Distressor EL8 solid-state compressor
(1) TC Electronic Finalizer 96K multi-band mastering processor
(1) Waves L2 Ultramaximizer 48-bit mastering processor

(1) Lexicon PCM91 reverb processor
(1) TC Electronic M3000 reverb processor

(1) TC Electronic Intonator vocal pitch correction processor

Izotope RX 4 Advanced Audio Editor
Izotope Ozone 5 Creative Mastering Platform
Slate Digital: Custom Series Equalizer, Virtual Console Collection, RC-Tube, Virtual Mix Rack, Revival, Virtual Tape Machines, Virtual Buss Compressors, FG-X Virtual Mastering Processor.

(1) East Music metal alloy doumbek
(1) Fender 5-String Jazz Bass (USA)
(1) Ludwig 5”x14” aluminum snare drum
(2) Latin Percussion Matador congas (11.75" conga, 12.5" tumbadora)
(1 set) Latin Percussion Tito Puente Bronze timbales (6.5" deep)
(1) Latin Percussion Handheld Salsa cowbell
(1) Latin Percussion Mounted Salsa cowbell
(1) Latin Percussion Mounted Chacha cowbell
(1) Latin Percussion King claves
(1) Latin Percussion plastic guiro
(5) Latin Percussion assorted shakers
(1) Pearl 3”x14” aluminum piccolo snare drum
(1) Sabian Hand Hammered 20” medium ride
(1) Sabian Hand Hammered 14” thin crash
(1) Yamaha G7 (Nippon Gakki, Japan c.1968-76? Ivory Keys) 7'6" grand piano
(1) Yamaha Maple Custom drum set: 22” bass drum, 14” tom, 12” tom, 10” tom
(1) Zildjian Mastersound K 13” hi-hat
(1) Zildjian ZCustom 19” medium crash
(1) Zildjian Re-Mix EFX 16” Perforated (& cracked) thin crash

(1) Ampeg BA115 bass combo solid-state amplifier (1x15” Woofer)
(1) Fender Deville 2x12” guitar tube combo amplifier
(1) Nemesis by Eden 200 Watt RMS bass FET combo amplifier (2x10” Woofers + 1x2” Tweeter)

(1) Behringer Powerplay P16-I 16-Channel Digital Snake and Audio Distribution Input Module
(6) Behringer Powerplay P16-M Personal Mixer 16-channel Digital Stereo Personal Monitor Mixer
(1) Beyer-Dynamic DT220 closed-back headphones
(1) Furman HDS-6 5-cue-mix amp
(6) Furman HR6 5-cue-mix 2-headphone splitter
(2) Presonus HP4 active 4-headphone splitter
(1) Sennheiser eH-150 closed-back headphones
(3) Skullcandy Uprock closed-back headphones
(1) Sony MDR-V900 closed-back headphones
(2) Sony MDR-ZX100 closed-back headphones
(3) Whirlwind SAT-1 passive 4-headphone splitter

(1) Fostex 6301-B self-powered speaker
(2) Genelec 1030A self-powered speakers
(2) JBL LSR6332 3-Way speakers with Hafler amplifier for Highs/Mids and QSC amplifier for Lows
(1) JBL LSR6312SP self-powered subwoofer
(2) Yamaha NS-10M near-field speakers with Samson Servo-260 amplifier

Equipment we have available for service inside and outside the studio as of February 22nd, 2015:

(1) Atomos Connect H2S Converter with 2600mAh Battery HDMI to SDI Conveter
(1) Blackmagic Design HyperDeck Studio 2 High Definition Video Recorder (SSD)
(2) Blackmagic Design ATEM Camera Converter Battery powered optical fiber converter with talkback, tally and mic inputs
(1) Blackmagic Design ATEM 1 M/E Production Studio 4K High Definition Live Switcher
(1) Blackmagic Design ATEM Studio Converter 4 x optical fiber converters in 1 RU design, with talkback
(1) Blackmagic Design HDM to SDI Battery Converter
(1) Canon XF305 MXF High Definition 18x camcorder (Compact Flash)
(1 Wide Angle lens converter)
(1) Canon XA25 AVCHD or MP4 High Definition 20x camcorder (SDHC)
(1) Canon 5DmkII DSLR h.264 High Definition photo/video camera (Compact Flash)
(with various lenses available)
(4) Canon VixiaHFM41 High Definition 10x camcorder (Internal HDD or SDHC)
(1 Wide Angle Lens Converter)
(2) Canon VIXIA HV30 HDV High Definition 10x camcorder (MiniDV)
(2) Canon VIXIA HV40 HDV High Definition 10x camcorder (MiniDV)
(1) Canon XL-2 Standard Definition 20x camcorder (MiniDV)
(1) Canopus ADVC110 Standard Definition analog to digital video converter FW400
(4) Datavideo DAC-70 SD/HD/3G-SDI Up/Down/Cross Converter
(1) DECIMATOR MD-Cross Miniature HDMI/SDI Cross Converter with Scaling, Frame Rate Conversion Overlays & Test Pattern Generator
(1) Gefen ToolBox High Definition 1080p HDMI Scaler
(1) GoPro Hero3+ Silver Edition h.264 High Definition camcorder (MicroSDHC)
(1) GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition h.264 High Definition camcorder (MicroSDHC)
(1) Manfrotto Tripod
(1) Manfrotto Clamp Arm
(1) Matrox Monarch HD h.264 Live Streaming & Recording Appliance (SDHC)
(1) Matrox MC-100 Dual SDI to HDMI Mini Converter
(1) Panasonic AG-AC160AP AVCHD High Definition 22x camcorder (SDHC)
(1) Panasonic PV-GS 500 Standard Definition camcorder (MiniDV)
(1) Roland/Edirol V-4 Standard Definition 4-channel video switcher
(2) Sennheiser ew100G3 wireless systems (2) body pack lapel transmitters and (1) plug-on XLR transmitter
(1) Varavon SlideCam
(1) Photo Tripod
(2) Camera Clamps
(2) Soft-box incandescent lights with stands
(2) Diffused incandescent lights with stands
(3) Green Screen fabric panels
(1) White fabric panel
(1) Black fabric panel

(4) ART S8 8-channel 2-way splitter
(2) ART SplitComPro 1-channel 2-way splitter/combiner

(4) AKG C418 Clip-on mini diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) AKG C409 Clip-on mini diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) DBX M2 mini diaphragm cardioid condenser
(1) Shure Beta 52a cardioid dynamic
(2) Shure PG 48 cardioid dynamic
(2) Shure PG 58 cardioid dynamic
(6) Shure SM 57 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure SM 58 cardioid dynamic
(1) Shure SM 81 small diaphragm cardioid condenser
(2) Sterling Audio ST130 small diaphragm cardioid condenser

(1) Avid ProTools 11 or Presonus Capture 2 on Apple Macbook Pro 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7 with 8GB RAM
(1 to 4) M-Audio ProFire 2626 (up to 32 tracks at 48kHz)
(2) Presonus StudioLive 16.4.2 as FireWire Audio Interface (Up to 32 Tracks)
(2) Zoom R24 portable SDHC recorders for up to 16 tracks at 48 kHz
(1) Zoom Q3 portable SDHC recorder with X-Y condenser microphones

(1) Mackie 1202 12-Channel (4 XLR)
(2) Presonus StudioLive 16.4.2

(1) Presonus Headphone Amp 6-Channel

(1) Dbx DriveRackPX Powered Speaker Optimizer

(2) QSC KW122 self-powered PA speakers (with air-assisted speaker stands)
(1) QSC KW181 self-powered PA subwoofer (with bar for speaker mount)
(4) QSC K10 self-powered wedge monitors

(1) Furman PL-PRO DMC

Rate: $60/hr. Discount Packages. $100 Live Video Demo. 646-261-2570

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Founded: September 26, 2006
Parking: Street

Categories: Local Business, Music Production, Professional Services

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