Below you will find details of the equipment based at our OX-4-Sound Studio.

Control room

Comfortable & Creative Environment - Custom Designed, acoustically treated, with natural light. We have tailored our gear list to be Industry Standard wherever possible!

  • Computer: G5 Mac Pro - Dual Core Intel Xeon 2 x 2.66Ghz Processor with Dual 23” Flatscreen Monitors…. Running Logic Pro 8.x.x plus…. UAD-2 Quad Core and Waves SSL 4000 Collection (SSL G-Master Buss Compressor & SSL E-Channel & SSL G-Equaliser). Native Instruments Maschine + Komplete 8 Ultimate instruments and effects collection. Also Sample Tank 2XL for ultimate creativity.
  • Monitoring: Genelec 8260A DSP Tri-Amplified Monitoring System– Full range Monitoring. Yamaha NS10m Nearfields. Avantone Mixcubes for Reference/ Balancing. Sennheisser HD650 Linear Closed Headphones for detailed enclosed listening. 3 x Beyer DT100’s with Samson 4 Channel Headphone Amp.
  • Outboard: Universal Audio 6176, TL Audio C1 Dual Valve Compressor/ Preamp, Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor, Joe Meek Vc1Qs Mono Preamp, Joe Meek TwinQcs Dual Preamp, Roland GP16 Multi Guitar Effects Processor.
  • Mic Locker: Neumann TLM 103, Neumann U 87, AKG, Sennheiser e945, Rode Classic, Beyer Dynamic, Shure Beta 57 A, Earthworks TC 30
  • Mastering: UAD 2 Quad Core Precision Limiters + Eq's at Turan Audio
  • Misc: Selection of Martin Acoustics plus Vintage Gibson, Gretsch, Hofner, Rickenbacker & Fender Electric Guitars + Fender Jazz Bass Guitar and Vintage (1978) Fender Precision Bass. Reid Sohn Piano. Selmer,Marshall, Fender, Ampeg & Trace Elliot Amplification. Fender Rhodes MkII Electric Stage Piano. MiniMoog Voyager Analog Synthesizer, Moog Rogue, Roland JP 8000. All Mic Stands (Short, Medium & Long Boom) & Music Stands provided. All connections on Balanced Neutric Connectors + Bantam Patchbay with ¼” Jack Interfacing also provided.

Vocal Booth/ Overdub room

Isolated & Acoustically treated Room - again with natural light. Designed for Overdubbing & Vocals – not suitable for Full band Recording.
 
In partnership with Evolution Studios in Oxford we also provide the following....

A 1000 sq. ft. recording, tracking and mixing facility in Oxford featuring, at its heart, a beautifully refurbished and fantastic sounding Trident Series 80B console. Facilities include:

  • A great sounding spacious control room with beautiful views and natural light, featuring three computer screens.
  • Live rooms and four separation / vocal booths with oak floors, acoustically controllable with baffles and an Indian sandstone wall.
  • 3 ISDN lines with a Mayah Centurai Codec and chase to timecode facilities. Voice Overs and voice to picture.
  • Front-end including mic preamps, compressors and FX from Universal Audio, SSL, TL Audio, 1960’s BBC, Lexicon, TC Electronic, etc.
  • Great mic locker featuring Neumann, Sennheiser, Rode, Beyer, Shure, etc.
  • Powerful 8-core Mac Pro running the latest versions of Pro Tools and Logic with UAD 2 plug-ins amongst others.
  • Fantastic selection of backline available including Hammond A100 with Leslie Rotary Speaker, Fender Rhodes 73 Stage Piano, 1965 Fender Jaguar, 1979 Stratocaster, Ampeg SVT Classic with 8x10 Cab, plus loads more.
  • Large chill out room and kitchenette with 47 inch HD TV and Hi-Fi System.
  • Only a few minutes from Oxford Station. Less than an hour travel by train from London.
  • Experienced Engineers, Session musicians and Producers in-house