SERVICES

Our ultimate goal is to provide you with high quality tracking at an affordable rate.  
RECORDING

High quality equipment with acoustically treated spaces, enabling you to record all instruments including live bands. We have a range of DAWs for you to bring material from your chosen platform. This includes the latest versions of Logic Pro X, Albeton Live (11), Pro Tools and Maschine, plus a range of other DAWS (Cubase, Reaper & Audacity). We also have a large range of virtual instruments from providers such as Native Instruments and Spitfire Audio.

PRODUCTION

Although the core competency of the studio is providing a high quality tracking environment, we have an inhouse producer who is very happy to work with artists to create stand-out tracks if that is required.

MIXING

For monitoring we have Yamaha HS8s & HS5s. We have an extensive range of plug-ins, including the full range of SoundToys, Fabfilter and Native Instruments and a large number of plug-ins from Waves, Valhalla DSP and XLN Audio (RC-20 Retro Color), iZotope and LiquidSonics. 

HARDWARE & INSTRUMENTS AVALIBLE FOR USE

Guitars:

  • Fender Telecaster electric guitar

  • Gibson Les Paul electric guitar

  • Schecter Stratacaster electric guitar

  • Gretsch 5422 hollow body guitar

  • Yamaha steel string acoustic Guitar 

  • Classical guitar.

Pedals: 

  • We have a 3 tier pedal board incorporating zoom G11 and a range of high spec effects pedals, including Strymon, Orange, Walrus Audio, 1981 Inventions and Cooper FX. 
     

Bass: 

  • Sire 5 string electric bass with high quality pre-amp
     

Amps:

  • Orange Rocker 32 (stereo)

  • Fender Hot Rod Delux

  • Vox AC30

  • 100w Fender Rumble bass amp
     

Brass

  • Eastman Trumpet
     

Drums

  • Sonor VintageDrum Kit 

  • Zildjian symbols

  • Basic percussion 
     

Mics

  • A range of good quality mics including Neumann, Rhode NT2a, TLM107 and SM57’s

ONE ON ONE LESSON

WHAT?

We are now providing an opportunity for those wanting to improve their engineering and production skills by working one on one with an engineer in our Writers' Corner. This position is synced to the engineer's digital facilities, allowing creators to have their own screen while sitting next to the engineer enabling them to easily share screens. Those in the Writers' Corner have full access to all our plugins and virtual instruments, and can be set up on their chosen DAW (digital audio workstation) in a relaxed, friendly environment.

 

WHO?
This may suit new-comers wanting to learn the basics to then get started on new projects at home, an intermediate seeking tips on how to manually adjust filters, automation etc... or a student wanting to explore a new hobby. We are not trained educators but we can help to grow your production skills to a basic level.  

 

WHEN?

Hours for developmental programmes/sessions: 10.30am - 5pm

Available during the school holidays.

Can be booked as a weekly session or a one off. 

Price: $45 + GST per/hr

Contact

Facebook     @puresound studios
Instagram     @puresoundstudiosnz

Phone           04-499-8866

Studio Hours

Monday - Friday            5pm - 11pm

Saturday                       11am - 11pm
Sunday                         11am - 11pm

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