We are one of the very few recording studios using vintage 1950´s and 1960´s recording equipment today.
We are specialized in 1940´s, 1950´s and 1960´s music especially
Blues, Country & Western, R&B, Rock and Roll, Rock-a-Billy, Teen – Beat, early Soul !
So if you like the sound of that early era of popular music you might have found what you were looking for.
Always remember… only TOP – NOTCH equipment can make a difference!
TELEFUNKEN M 10 2 – track and M 15a 4 – track recorders
NEUMANN, AMPEX and BlackCat Audio Microphone pre – amps,
Neumann U 473 Compressors,
FAIRCHILD 670 Limiter/Compressor (BlackCat Audio)
custom made stereo compressor using original Fairchild schematics,
GROMMES 6-channel tube mixer
BlackCat Audio 6 – channel mixing console.
(custom made all tube console using original Pultec and RCA schematics)
Slapbck echo from Telefunken M 15 and M 10 reel to reel tape recorder and
EMT 240 – Reverb unit.
2 – track: The sound will be mixed and ready before the first take.
No post-production possible exept for leveling, editing and eq.
4 – Track: We don´t do multi – tracking but we can do
overdubs on existing master takes or do vocal dubs.
a great collection of microphones such as
RCA 44, RCA 77, RCA 74b, WESTERN ELECTRIC 639B, NEUMANN UM – 57, NEUMANN U77, NEUMANN U47, ELECTRO-VOICE RE10, ELECTRO-VOICE 664 and many others …
2013 sessions included;
The Blue Ribbon Four (GER)
Fabian Persch (GER)
George & The Hustlers (GR)
Ray Allen & Band (GER)
The Swingin´ Hayriders (SE)
Mystery Trio (BR)
The Round Up Boys (GER)
Cherry Casino & The Gamblers (GER)
Ike & The Capers (GER)
Pete Anderson And The Swamp Shakers (LV)
Paul Meier Kombo (GER)
The Hayride Silvertones (NL)
Doc Horn & The Hornbabes (GER)
Billie & The Kids (HR)
Sonny & His Wild Cows (HU)
The Hi-Tones (RU)
The Rockin´ Loafers (RU)
Josi & The Joggers (AUT)
Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes (FR)
Some of great Lighning Recorders Sessions: