Ocean Studios (Burbank, Calif.) recently purchased six more Neve1081 modules, expanding its large-frame vintage 80 Series Neve consoleup to 40 1081, six 1073 and two 1084 modules, with a total of 96 inputsin mix mode.
It has also recently added two Ridge Farms “Gas Cooker” stereo TubeDIs, an EAR (Esoteric Audio Research) 660 compressor/limiter, a”Beatles/Pink Floyd” Telefunken U73b limiter, and someTelefunken/Seimens V78, Langevin AM-16, and Klein & Hummel preamps.Also newly added are pairs of Tannoy SGM-10B with Mastering Labcrossovers, Tannoy SRM-10B speakers, more channels of API 550a and 560EQs, and an NTI EQ3 (with “air band”) equalizer.
In other studio news, Ocean welcomed back producer/engineer MarkTrombino with Arista artists Gob for tracking and overdubbing. Ocean’sDean Nelson assisted. Trombino was also in with Dreamworks band MyChemical Romance to track and overdub new material, and then returnedagain with Australia’s The Living End on Warner Brothers to trackand overdub their new album. Ocean’s Jason Cupp assisted.
For more, visit Ocean Studios at www.oceanstudiosburbank.com.