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Post by drumsound » Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:14 am

Is this another all in one room set up like your last space?

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Post by roscoenyc » Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:45 pm

Yes. One room plus a nice sized booth and a second Iso.

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Post by roscoenyc » Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:06 am

Ever since we started working in the "no control room" fashion back at the pre-CTS 33 Grand location it's been a real joy. I still find it to be my favorite way to work. Certainly the most effective way to use a smaller space as long as there is at least one good sounding booth. Creative, fast and fun. After all these years working that way at our place and also visiting traditional rooms (mostly out of town) for some projects I still really love it and feel the only negative is that if you were doing Live to 2 track you'd have to do it on headphones.

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Post by MoreSpaceEcho » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:32 am

i have to ask: where did you get the angled curtains?

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Post by roscoenyc » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:23 pm

MoreSpaceEcho wrote:i have to ask: where did you get the angled curtains?
Got me there? Must be a photo thing. Regular 86" blackout curtains from Target.

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Post by roscoenyc » Thu Mar 03, 2016 7:04 am

Getting really close. At this point we have almost everything set up except. Waiting on a new rack for our comps & EQ's that we ordered from the Sound Construction people.

Enjoying the new lunch options.

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Post by roscoenyc » Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:27 am

Our new rack for comps and EQ's is "on truck for delivery"
Should have the whole thing going by tonight.
A couple more progress pics

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Post by roscoenyc » Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:27 am

New rack for the Comps & EQ's from the folks at Sound Construction in Nashville.
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Post by drumsound » Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:46 pm

The joint is shaping up nicely, Roscoe!

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Post by vvv » Fri Mar 18, 2016 4:17 am

Oh-oh, I'm seeing a open cuppla rack-spaces there - willit be a new comp or EQ, first? :twisted:

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Post by roscoenyc » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:15 am

Thanks much guys. It's very exciting. We got the Neotek going and it was in terrific shape. Re labeled the patch bay and took our time wiring up the new rack. The guys from Sound Construction improved on their already great racks. The new one has more venting on the back doors and even more cable pass throughs inside and underneath. We sold our old one to a neighbor upstairs. New one is larger and has maple trim.

We started a mix project on Wednesday and all went well. Sent the first mix over to Paul Gold at Salt Mastering to see if he heard anything different or funny. Got a great report back from him saying the bottom was tighter than what we had been getting out of the Calrec and the top was finer also. It's great to turn the console on and have it really come back exactly where it was the day before. We had John Charette come over and wire the C speaker button to a headphone amp so we can monitor the console out via headphones.

There are a couple empty spaces in the Comp/EQ rack. There's always more stuff to get! The pic the other day didn't have the Chandler TG-1 in it.

Have to say we're really happy about how this move worked out for us. Thanks for the comments. Here's a couple more pictures.

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Post by RoyMatthews » Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:32 am

Pardon my ignorance, but what's in the right side of the rack beneath the APIs and above the EQ?

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VVVVV Ah, thanks. I'm not familiar with them.
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Post by Scodiddly » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:04 am

RoyMatthews wrote:Pardon my ignorance, but what's in the right side of the rack beneath the APIs and above the EQ?
They look like Meyer CP-10 EQs! 8)

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Post by roscoenyc » Fri Mar 18, 2016 9:57 am

Yep, Meyer CP-10's Scalpel type EQ. We have Avalons and Neves in the pre-amp rack by the console.

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Post by MoreSpaceEcho » Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:13 am

excellent. looks like a super comfy place to make a record. so glad this worked out for you guys!

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