For over 30 years, WOLF STUDIOS has been providing quality recording, mixing and mastering 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 trendy Brixton, in South-West London.

With a reputation for quality mixing and mastering, Wolf Studios is also a great environment to record voice, individual instruments, horn sections, string quartets or percussion. We also do film sound post production work including dialogue editing, sound design and 5.1 mixing.

With online or unattended mixing and mastering an increasing part of our business, we are now offering fixed price SONG MIXING (click for info) starting at £250 per song, and ALBUM MASTERING packages from £235, individually engineered by Dominique Brethes.

Both studios have Pro Tools HD3 and we can do recording and mixing to picture and voice over. Studio 1 features some of the best in analogue equipment including Studer & Ampex tape machines, Amek desk and vintage microphones.

Studio 2 is set up for surround sound mixing and mastering for TV, film, DVD, Blu-Ray and enhanced audio delivery formats.

We can offer tape transfer and sound restoration from various formats including 2 inch multi track tape, 1/2 & 1/4 inch stereo tape, Dat, PCM F1, Adat, Tascam DA-88, Mini-Disc, Vinyl & cassette.

Main studio (Studio 1)

PRO TOOLS HD10 & HD11 with Digidesign 192 I/O & Apogee AD8000 SE interfaces, 24 Inputs/Outputs, comprehensive selection of plug-ins and software by Avid, PSP, Nugen, Brainworx, IK Multimedia, TC, Waves, Antares, Sonnox, DUY, URS ,Sonoris, McDSP, Cranesong, Synchro Arts, Izotope, 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 ATR-102 half inch stereo recorder
Studer A-810 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 Pro X, Cubase 4

Monitoring
Dynaudio M2
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
Blackmagic Intensity Pro
 
   
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
Zoom 9050 multi-effect

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

 

Microphones
Neumann M149 tube
Neumann U87
Neumann TLM103
Neumann KM84i
Electrovoice RE20
AKG 451/CK2 CK5
AKG 414EB
AKG 202 E1

BPM TB94 tube

Schoeps 221b tube
GrooveTubes MD1 tube

Sennheiser MD421
Beyer M88
Beyer 201 (pair)
Amcrown PZM 30GPD
Calrec CM1050C
Shure SM7
Shure SM57
Shure SM58
Oktava MK-219
Coles STC 4038 Ribbon

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

Fender Jazz Bass

Gibson Les Paul Special

Gibson SG 60's re-issue with Vibrola
Gibson Les Paul Studio 60's Tribute
Bigsby
Gibson ES335TD
Gretsch Synchromatic G3140 Bigsby

Rickenbacker 330/12 string
Martin D12-20 acoustic

Martin 0018C guitar

Martin 000-16SGT acoustic
Gibson J-45 acoustic


 



Manuel Rogriguez classical

Tanglewood TW133 Parlour acoustic
Regal RD3 Resonator guitar

Clearwater electro-acoustic ukulele
Wesley electro-acoustic mandolin

Guitar amplifiers
Vox AC4TV tube guitar amplifier
HH Custom guitar pre-amplifier
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

 
 

PRO TOOLS HD10 & HD11
Digidesign 192 I/O interface
Mytek Digital 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
Blackmagic Intensity Pro
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 recorder
Alesis ADAT 8 track digital
Sony Minidisc MDS-JE520
Sony XB930QS Audiophile CD Player
Akai CD3000XL 32 mb with EB16 FX
Kurzweil K2000R 64mb
Clavia NordLead
Roland JV1080 with 4 expansion cards

 
 

Rates
Recording/Mixing from £47 per hour (minimum 2 hours) or £350 per day (8 hours)
Format transfer/Sync to Picture: £47 p/h
Mastering: £47 p/h. P&Q CD Masters: £20. CD Listening Copies: £10. DDPs £30
Prices include an engineer/ProTools operator

Deposit: To book a session, a £50 deposit is required
Clients:
Stereolab, Alex Wilson, Mohair, Yat-Kha, The Kills, The Puppini Sisters, The Tiger Lillies, Lautrec, Ska Cubano, Deniece Williams, 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 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 (View Map)
Tel: 020 7733 8088. Fax: 020 7207 4584

email:
brethes@mac.com

 

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