GTown Stüdio

GTown Stüdio was overhauled in 2020 into a professional drum studio. Individual drum tracks to full albums are now recorded here.

The Goods…

Primary Drums: 9×12″ DW Collector’s Series Rack Tom, 16×18″ DW Collector’s Series Floor Tom & 18×24″ DW Collector’s Series Bass Drum. All with Aquarian Drum Heads.

Primary Cymbals: 15″ Istanbul Agop Sultan HiHats, JoJo Mayer Signature 22″ Sabian AAX Omni Crash/Ride, 18″ Meinl Cymbals Byzance Dual Crash, 16″ Meinl Cymbals Byzance Dual Crash, 16″ Zildjian K Custom Special Dry Crash, 10″ Meinl Cymbals Byzance Dual Splash, Creative Percussion Hex Stax, Istanbul Agop Clap Stack

Snare Drums: 6.5×14″ Tama Starclassic Birch/Maple Performer, 5.5×14″ Gretsch Mike Johnston Brooklyn Standard Maple/Poplar, 5×14″ Masters of Maple Trash Talk Musicares Seamless Aluminum, 5×14″ Ludwig Acrolite, 3×14″ Tama Brass Piccolo, 5×12″ Tama Club Jam

Additional Drums & Cymbals: 7×18″ Tama Club Jam Bass Drum, 8×12″ Rogers Rack Tom, 15×16″ Rogers Floor Tom, 14×22″ Rogers Bass Drum, PDP Concept Classic 16×22″ Bass Drum x 16×16″ Floor Tom x 9×13″ Rack Tom, 15″ Sabian AAX Freq HiHats, Ralph Peterson Signature 22″ Meinl Byzance Jazz Symmetry Ride, 14″ Paiste Signature Heavy HiHats, 22″ Zildjian Heavy Ride, 16″ Zildjian Brilliant Medium Thin Crash, 12″ Istanbul Mehmet Custom Sultan HiHats

Percussion: Baldman Percusion Junk Hats, Buffalo Drum, Meinl Groove Bell Cowbell, Djembe, Tambourine, Schlagwerk Shakers, Cajon, Mini-Darbuka, Rain Stick, Triangle

Mics: AKG C214, Beyerdynamic M160, Beyerdynamic M201, Earthworks SR25mp x2, Shure SM57 x3, Shure Beta 52a, Shure SM7B, Heil PR48, Audix D6, Audix D2, Audix D4

Recording & Editing Equipment: 16-track recording through AVID Pro Tools Carbon & Arturia AudioFuse 8Pre interfaces, Mackie Big Knob 3×2 Studio Monitor Interface, Pro Tools Studio

Other Instruments: Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Synthesizer, Electric Bass, Double Bass, Alto Saxophone, Acoustic Guitars, Harmonica

Other Gear: VicFirth Drumsticks, Tune-Bot, Moongels, DW Hardware, Prologix Practice Pad, Roc-N-Soc Nitro Drum Throne, DB-90 Dr. Beat Metronome, Adam A7X and Yamaha HS5 Studio Monitors, Ultimate Ears Pro UE-11 & UE-6, Canon EOSM50 x2 with Sigma & Canon Lenses, GoPro cameras, Cherry Hill Drums HiHat Clutch and Cymbal Fasteners, Cloudlifter Mic Activator, Lowboy Beaters

Endorsed by nobody, but I recommend all the gear I use (or I wouldn’t be using it). Specifically, Ultimate Ears, Lowboy Beaters and Aquarian Drumheads have been extremely supportive to One Drummer Drumming, Mike’s Drum Tracking & GTown Stüdio.

Note: Excess new and used gear from the studio is available in the GTown Studio Reverb Shop at this link.