Blackberry Waves

Vintage and Modern Equipment

We have a mixture of high quality vintage and contemporary equipment. Vintage tube microphones, classic preamps and compressors, high quality conversion, and more.

Multitrack+

  • Pro-Tools 12 with Lynx Aurora 16 and Lynx Aurora 8 for a total of 24 inputs
  • 3M M-79 2” 24 track analog multitrack
  • Studer B67 1/4″ 2 track

Monitors+

  • Avantone MixCubes
  • Focal Twin6 BE

Preamps+

  • Ampex AM-10 (6 channels in / 2 channels out)
  • API 3124+ (8 channels)
  • ART Tube MP (2)
  • Great River MP-2NV (2 channels)
  • Lomo yp-27 vacuum tube preamp (2 channels)
  • Sytek MPX-4Aii (4 channels)
  • TAB Funkenwerk V78M vacuum tube preamp (2)

Outboard+

  • Alesis Midiverb II
  • Alesis Quadraverb
  • DBX 160X compressor / limiter
  • DBX 160XT compressor / limiter
  • Drawmer 1968 stereo tube compressor
  • Echoplex EP-2 tape delay (tube)
  • Electro-Voice EVT4500 spring reverb
  • Empirical Labs Distressor
  • Gibson Reverb III spring reverb
  • Hairball Rev A Blue Stripe FET compressor / limiter
  • Roland Space Echo RE-150 tape delay
  • Roland SRV-330
  • Roll Music Systems RM216 Folcrom analog summing device
  • Skibbe Red Stripe 5-9c tube opto compressor / limiter
  • A stairwell that functions as a natural echo chamber

Microphones+

  • AKG D112 – cardioid dynamic
  • Audio-Technica 4050 – large diaphragm multipattern condenser
  • Beyerdynamic M160 – hypercardioid ribbon
  • Beyerdynamic M201 – hypercardioid dynamic
  • Beyerdynamic M88 – hypercardioid dynamic
  • Electrovoice RE20 – cardioid dynamic
  • Grundig Gdsm200
  • Neumann Gefell CMV 563 (2) vintage East German large diaphragm tube condensers with M7, M9 and M55K capsules – refurbished by Scott Hampton
  • Oktava MC-012 (2) – small diaphragm condensers with cardioid capsules
  • Oktava MK-012 (2) – small diaphragm condensers with cardioid, hypercardioid and omni capsules – modified by Michael joly
  • Oktava MK219 (2)
  • Royer R121 – figure 8 ribbon
  • Royer SF12 – stereo figure 8 ribbon
  • Sennheiser 421 (2) – cardioid dynamic
  • Sennheiser 441- hypercardioid dynamic
  • Sennheiser e602 – cardioid dynamic
  • Shadow contact mic
  • Shure KSM44 – large diaphragm multipattern condenser
  • Shure Model 330 – supercardioid ribbon
  • Shure SM57 (3) – cardioid dynamic
  • Shure SM7B – cardioid dynamic
  • Sony 37a large diaphragm tube condenser

Pedals+

  • BBE Mind Bender chorus
  • Boss HM-2
  • Boss MD-2
  • Carl’s Custom Guitars Octavia germanium fuzz / with switchable  non-octave fuzz channel
  • Colorsound Wah
  • Crowther Hotcake
  • Death By Audio Supersonic Fuzzgun
  • Digitech Bass Squeeze
  • Dunlop Stereo Tremolo
  • Dunlop Germanium Fuzzface Mini
  • Echoplex EP-2 tape delay (tube)
  • EH Memory Man
  • EH Small Stone
  • Electro-Harmonix Cathedral
  • Electro-Harmonix Pitch Fork
  • Ernie Ball VP Jr. passive volume pedal
  • Fulltone Full-Drive II
  • Fulltone Soul Bender
  • Lafayette Echo-Verb spring reverb
  • Moogerfooger 12 stage phaser
  • MXR 10 Band EQ
  • MXR script logo Distortion+
  • ProCo RAT
  • Radial Bigshot ABY
  • Roland Space Echo RE-150 tape delay
  • Ronsound Hairpie (70s triangle-knob Big Muff clone)
  • Ronsound Trem-O-Matic (Vox Repeat Percussion clone)
  • Sans Amp Bass Driver
  • T.C. Electronic Flashback
  • Way Huge Fat Sandwich
  • Z Vex Lo-Fi Junkie
  • Z Vex Mastotron

Guitars+

  • ’50s Harmony H165 acoustic
  • ’62 AVRI Fender Jazzmaster
  • ’73 Harmony H6395 acoustic
  • American Standard Fender Telecaster
  • Danelectro Hornet ‘ 67 reissue
  • Fender Precision Bass with flatwounds
  • Simon and Patrick Woodland Spruce acoustic
  • Squier J Mascis Jazzmaster

Amplification+

  • ‘68 Ampeg SVT
  • ’64 Fender Concert Amp
  • ’64 Fender Dual Showman
  • ’68 Ampeg Portaflex B18-N
  • Banana Tone 1×12″ TV-style cabinet with Eminence Texas Heat
  • Custom TL-606 bass cabinet with 400 watt EVM-15L
  • Fender Showman 1X15 speaker cabinet
  • Fender Twin Reverb
  • Lectrolab R400C (low wattage single-ended EL84 combo amp with 10″ speaker)
  • Marshall JMP (50 watt)
  • Smokey Amp
  • Vox AC30 TBX with Celestion Blues
  • Weber 2×12 speaker cabinet with one Blue Dog and one Silver Bell
  • Weber Mini Mass 50 attenuator

Drums & Percussion+

  • Assorted cymbals and hardware
  • Hammond Auto Rhythm vintage drum machine
  • Leedy 16” floor tom
  • Ludwig Acrolite snare drum
  • Ludwig Club Date 12” rack tom
  • Ludwig Club Date 20” bass drum
  • Ludwig Hollywood kit with 22″ bass drum, 12″, 13″, and 16″ toms
  • Ludwig Jazz Festival snare drum
  • Ludwig Supraphonic snare drum
  • Slingerland Radio King 24” bass drum
  • Slingerland Spitfire 12 lug wooden snare drum
  • Whippany Rhythm Master vintage drum machine
  • Yamaha DD50

Headphones+

  • Furman HDS-6 Headphone Distribution System
    with 4 HR-6 mixing stations for individualized headphone mixes

Keyboards+

  • Dreadbox Erebus
  • Elektron Analog Four
  • Elektron Analog Rytm
  • Hammond A-100 with Leslie
  • Korg MS-20 Mini
  • Korg SQ-1
  • Lowrey console piano
  • M-Audio Keystation 49es
  • Midiman Keystation
  • Roland SE-02
  • Sequential Prophet 6
  • Yamaha Eclectone organ