Big Bug Sound

Gear

Computer:

Mac Pro tower, 3.2 GHz quad-core, 6 GB RAM
RME Fireface 800 10-input audio interface

Monitoring system:

Focal SM-9 tri-amplified active monitors, via Dangerous Music Monitor ST

DAWs:

Pro Tools 11
Cubase 7

Virtual instruments and plug-in processing:

Ivory II – pianos
Electric Keys – vintage keyboards
Omnisphere – synth
Groove Agent 3 – drum machine
Steven Slate Trigger – drum replacement
WAVES Gold bundle – processing (EQs, compression, reverbs, etc.)

Pre-amps/channel strips:

Drawmer 1969 (2)
Avalon Vt-737 (2)
Earthworks ZDT (6)

Microphones – condenser:

MikTek CV-4
Earthworks QTC50, matched pair
Earthworks SR77, matched pair
Shure KSM-32

Microphones – dynamic:

SM57 (2)
AKG D112
Sennheiser e604

Microphones – ribbon:

RCA 77A
ShinyBox 46MXC

Keyboards:

Alesis Q88 – 88 keys, semi-weighted
M-Audio Keystation – 49 keys

Headphone system:

HearBack customizable 10-channel mixing system

DI boxes:

BSS AR-416 active, originally from Roger Nichols personal studio (4)
Radial J48 active
Groove Tubes PDI (2)

Cabling:

Mogami
Monster Cable
Live Wire

Other:

GSP-2101 tube guitar processor
Guitar wah and volume pedals
Miscellaneous percussion