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Opened in 1984, WOLF STUDIOS has been providing quality recording, mixing and mastering for nearly three decades as one of London's top independent studios. It is owned and run by mixing & mastering engineer Dominique Brethes and is located opposite Brockwell Park in Brixton, south-west London.

Both studios are equipped with Pro Tools HD11 with Waves Diamond and 360 Bundles, Izotope RX3 Advanced, Unveil, Neyrinck Soundcode LtRt, Audio Ease Speakerphone, and a vast selection of top processors by Nugen, Antares, SoundToys, Sonnox, McDSP.

Studio 1 has a live room ideal for instruments and voice recording, with a monitor feed allowing to record ADR and VO. The room can also be used for Foley. Source-Connec can be set-up by prior arrangement.

Studio 2 is set-up for 5:1 Surround sound mixing & mastering for TV, film, DVD, Blu-Ray and enhanced audio delivery formats. Dominique has recently been mixing an increasing number of film soundtracks as well as doing dialog editing & pre-mixing for documentaries, both in stereo and 5:1 surround sound.

Studio 1 (recording & mixing)

PRO TOOLS 10 HD3 with Digidesign 192 I/O and Apogee AD8000 SE interfaces, 24 Inputs/Outputs and a comprehensive selection of plug-ins by TC, Waves, Antares, Sony, DUY, Bomb Factory, Focusrite, Line 6, URS, Mc DSP, Cranesong, Native Instruments, Synchro Arts, SoundToys...
AMEK Angela 36/24/36 automated mixing desk (82 ch inputs)
STUDER A80 MkII 24 track 2" analogue recorder
ADAT XT20 (20bit) 48 track (6 recorders)

Tascam DA-88
Sony PCM 701
Ampex ATR102 half inch stereo recorder
Studer A810 quarter inch stereo recorder
Dolby 363 Two channel SR/A Noise reduction
Sony PCM 7030 Time code Dat recorder
Fostex D15 Time code DAT recorder

Sony SCD-XB780 CD Player
Logic 9, Cubase 4

 

Monitoring
Dynaudio M2 midfield
Dynaudio DCA450
Acoustic Research AR18S
Nakamichi IA-4S
Yamaha NS-10M
Roksan Caspian
Miller & Kreisel 1611P
Headphones
AKG DT100
AKG K701
AKG K240
Grado Prestige SR225
Video
Sony Betacam BVW 35P
Sony U-Matic VO5630
Sony DV DRC 120
Panasonic 6200 VHS
Canopus ADVC100

 

Effects
AMS RMX16 digital reverb
AMS 15-80 digital delay
Digitec Vocalist VHM5
Eventide DSP4000B Ultra-Harmonizer
Eventide H3000 D/SE Ultra-Harmonizer
Lexicon 300 digital reverb
Lexicon PCM 80
Roland SDE1000 Digital Delay
Roland SBF325 analogue chorus/flanger
Sony M-R201 digital reverb
Sony DPS-M7 Modulation effector
Sony GP5 multi effector
TC Electronic 2290 DDL
TC Electronic Fireworx
Ursa Major Stargate 323 digital reverb
Yamaha SPX900 & RCX-1 remote

Equalisers/Pre-Amps
ADC graphic equaliser
Aphex Aural Exciter Type C
Avalon VT737 tube Pre-amp/Comp/Eq
Focusrite Red 2 stereo equaliser
Furman pre-amp/parametric EQ
TLAudio EQ1 dual tube EQ
SPL Stereo Vitalizer
Trilogy MA207 Class A Tube Pre-amp

Dynamics
DBX 566 tube 2 Channels Comp/Lim
DBX 162 vintage stereo compressor
DBX DDP digital dynamics processor
DBX 166 dual compressor/limiter/gate
D&R compressor/gate
Drawmer D201 dual noise gates (x 2)
Electrospace 'Pressor' dual Comp/Limiter
Focusrite Red 3 stereo Comp/Lim
JoeMeek "Voice Channel" pre-amp/comp
JoeMeekVC1 "Studio Channel" Comp
Langevin Opto-Electric dual limiter
Tubetech CL1A tube Compressor
Urei LA-22 dual Comp/Limiter

Studio 1 FX
Studio1 desk
Studer A810
Ampex Recorder

Microphones
Neumann M149 tube
Neumann U87
Neumann TLM103
Neumann KM84i
Electrovoice RE20
Electrovoice CS35
AKG C12VR tube
AKG C28a tube
AKG 422 stereo
AKG 451E (pair)
AKG 451/CK2 CK5
AKG 414EB
AKG 202 E1

Schoeps 221b tube
Sennheiser MD421
Beyer M500 Ribbon
Beyer M88
Beyer 201 (pair)
Amcrown PZM 30GPD
Calrec CM1050C (pair)
Shure SM7
Shure SM57
Shure SM58
Oktava MK-219
Coles STC 4038 Ribbon
GrooveTubes MD1 tube
BPM TB94 tube

Instruments
PPG Wave 2.2
Waldorf MicroWave
Clavia Nord Lead
Kurzweil K2000 R
Roland JV1080/Orchestral/Vintage/Techno/60's&70's
Prophet 5 rev 2.2 Midi
Prophet 2000
EMU Vintage Keys Plus
Oberheim DPX-1 with Ensoniq Mirage, Akai S900, Emulator II
& Prophet 2000 libraries
Korg M1r
Roland D550 & PG1000 programmer
Yamaha DX7 with Supermax board
Electro-Harmonix Vocoder

Akai S3200 XL, Akai S3000i
EMU Proteus 2 Orchestral
Cubase 4, Logic 9. Digital Performer 6
Atari 1040E, Cubase 3.1, C-LAB Notator 3.1 & Unitor

Midi TimePiece AV
Steinberg The Grand 2

Träyser & Co harmonium
Amyl upright piano


Guitars

Fender Stratocaster

Fender Jazzmaster

Fender Telecaster JA-90 Bigsby

Gibson Les Paul Special

Gibson SG

Gibson ES-335TD
Gibson Les Paul Tribute 60's
Bigsby
Gretsch G3140 Bigsby

Rickenbacker 360

Rickenbacker 330/12 string
Collins Roadmaster Custom
Italia Maranello 61
Martin 00-18C nylon string
Martin J-15 acoustic

Martin 000-16SGT acoustic
Martin D-12/20 12 string acoustic
Gibson J-45 acoustic


 

Live room

Baden A Mahogany acoustic
Fender Jazz Bass
Manuel Rodriguez Caballero Acoustic
Tanglewood TW133 Parlour acoustic
Anderson ST- Weissenborn lap steel
Regal RD3 Resonator guitar

Clearwater ukulele
Wesley mandolin
Guitar amplifiers
Vox AC4TV tube guitar amplifier
HH Custom guitar pre-amp
lifier
Peavey Classic 30 tube amp
Fender G-DEC Junior amplifier

Vinyl records transfer/playback
Technics SL1210 MkII modified with Moth arm & Michell TecnoWeight
Goldring 1042 cartridge

Graham Slee custom phono stage

Studio 2 (5:1 surround mixing & mastering)

PRO TOOLS 10 HD3
Digidesign 192 I/O interface
Mytek 96DA converters
SMPTE Slave driver

LG BD360 Blu-Ray
Sony Betacam BVW-35P
Sony DV DCR 120
Sony U-MaticVO5850 & Sony RM 450
Denon AVR-2805 surround receiver
Yamaha 02R digital mixer 40/16 with
TC Unity card & digital interface card
"
PMC TB2+S monitors
Miller &Kreisel SS550THX
surround
Focal CC700 centre speaker
Velodyne subwoofer
Alchemist Nexus amplifier
Fostex D15 Timecode DAT reco
rder
Alesis ADAT 8 track digital
Sony XB930QS Audiophile CD Player
Akai CD3000XL 32 mb with EB16 FX
Kurzweil K2000R 64mb
Clavia NordLead
Roland JV1080 with 4 expansion cards

Studio 2

 

Stereolab, Alex Wilson, Mohair, Yat-Kha, The Kills, The Puppini Sisters, The Tiger Lillies, Lautrec, Ska Cubano, Deniece Williams, Ultramarine, Cyclobe, Campag Velocet, Sasha, The Beloved, Touch & Go, Steven Severin, Towering Inferno, Apache 61, BT, Sarah-Jane Morris, Tom Robinson, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Mel Gaynor (Simple Minds), Mieko Shimizu, The Pogues, The King's Will, The Readers Wifes, Jim O'Rourke, Ricky Seraphico, Republica, Geomatic, Jimmy Ruffin, Dagmar Krause,The Levellers, Esthetic Education, Hadar Manor, The Real Tuesday Weld, Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), Simon Fisher Turner, John Digweed, Worlds Apart, Osibisa, David Cunningham, Kelli Ali (Sneaker Pimps), Otomo Yoshihide, Aska Kaneko, Dennis Rollins, Jimmy Cauty (KLF), Chris Cutler, Neil Murray (The Hamptons), Mick Karn, Masami Tsuchiya, Remo Fernandes, Johnny Bardo. Prosto Maria, Dana Gillespie, Mekong Zoo, Charlie Gillett, Kaffe Matthews, Andy Bell (Erasure), Scanner, Peter Blegvad, David Toop, Tom Fredrickse, Ace Percussion, Spooky, Sarah Moule, Simon Wallace, Debra Andrew, Adama Diabate, Arthur Baker, Pressure Drop, Zion Train, BJ Cole, Porcupine Tree, Yasuaki Shimizu, 2B3, Charles Hayward (This Heat), Massukos, Victoria Wilson James (Soul II Soul), Kelli Ali, Viola Wills, John Digweed, Elend, Cameron Pierre (Courtney Pine Band), Makoto Kubota (Sandii & The Sunset), Najma Akhtar, Neil Arthur (Blancmange), Rolf Harris, Empty Boat, 4-4-2, Dinesh Pandit, Tim Hogkinson (Henry Cow), Jimmy Le Messurier, Martin Luther, Kat Vipers, Greg Brown, Los Fakires,, Ken Morioka (Soft Ballet), Paul Robinson (Art Of Noise), Jakko Jacksyk (Level 42), Depeche Mode (remix), Lush (remix), Erasure (remix), Morcheeba, Lisa Stansfield (remix)...

WOLF STUDIOS
83 Brixton Water Lane, London SW2 1PH, UK
Tel: 020 7733 8088
email: brethes@mac.com

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