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The Studio

Situated in a beautiful and relaxing rural environment, Dragonfly Studios overlooks a small farm and fields offering a unique atmospheric backdrop to inspire creativity. With an outside BBQ and picnic bench area for bands/artists to unwind when not recording, we are fully equipped to ensure that you have a relaxed but productive recording experience.

the studio inside 2 the inside of the recording studio the outside of Dragonfly Studios

No professional recording studio would be complete without top-tier recording equipment and the know-how to operate it. The following equipment is available for recording:

  • Two custom built Windows/Mac super computers running Cubase 7 and Logic X with large LCD/Plasma screens
  • Audient ASP008 8 channel microphone pre-amp
  • Modified Black Lion Audio RME Fireface 800 in control room
  • Modified Black Lion Audio RME Fireface UCX in live/mixing room
  • UAD-2 Satellite Quad DSP
  • Numerous audio plugins including Universal Audio (1176s & LA-2As), Ampex ATR-102, Studer A800, Harrison EQ, Neve (33609 Compressor/88Rs Channel Strip), API (Vision Channel Strip), Sonnox Oxford Limiter, Helios EQ, SSL (EQ/Channel Strip/Bus Compressor), Waves (Mercury Bundle), Native Instruments, & Plugin Alliance (Elysia Mastering/MaagEQ4)
  • Audioease Altiverb 7 with Lexicon, TC and Bricasti Impulse Responses
  • A host of Neumann, AKG, SE Electronics, Sennheiser, Audio Technica, Rode, Shure & Audix microphones
  • Neumann KH120A, KRK Rokit & Yamaha NS10 monitoring
  • Ashdown, Laney & Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier 100W amplification (with Blackstar 4×12 cabinet)
  • Tama Starclassic birch/bubinga drum kit with four sonically matched Sabian AAX X-Plosion cymbals & hi-hats
  • Washburn, Yamaha, Taylor, Ozark & Peterson¬†instruments
  • All digital recording equipment synchronized through external clocking (Black Lion Audio Micro Clock MKII)

N.B Equipment list correct as of April 2017