gear

At The Mixing Boutique we pride ourselves in having some of the finest tools in the industry for audio production, recording, mixing, and mastering. Our philosophy and approach to record production only involves using equipment and components of the highest standard. We are dedicated to keeping our microphone, instrument, outboard equipment and software collection among the best you will find anywhere.

In our gear list you can click on each item to get its technical specs and descriptions straight from the manufacturer! If you ever have any questions about our equipment, or are interested in bringing in your own for a session, don’t hesitate to give us a shout!

PRO TOOLS HDX CONFIGURATIONS, INTERFACES & CLOCKING

Avid | Pro Tools HD I/O 16×16 Analog (3) (48 total channels I/O, most current firmware)

Avid | Pro Tools HDX PCIe Card (mounted in Apple Mac Pro tower, most current firmware)

Black Lion Audio | Micro Clock MKIII XB (best clock in the game, 0.6pS RMS of jitter)

CONTROL SURFACE

Avid | S3 (16 motorized faders, 32 pots, LCD displays, EUCON)

MONITORING

Grace Design | m905 Monitor Controller & DAC (amazing DA conversion, most current fw)

Tannoy | System 1200 with Bryston | 4B SST2

Yamaha | NS-10M with Yamaha | P2100

Tannoy | System 800

Sony MDR-7506 (6) with Wicked Cushions

SUMMING MIXERS

AMS Neve | 8816 (we help develop/beta Neve’s recall software for the 8816)

New Old Sound | 48/2 Passive with Class A Discrete Make-Up X-Former (1 of 1 unit)

Roll Music Systems | RMS 216 Folcrom with Useful Arts | SFP-60 Vacuum Tube Amps

OUTBOARD ANALOG COMPRESSORS

Chandler Limited | EMI RS124 (the holy grail of modern tube compressors)

Smart Research (Alan Smart) | C2 (this unit used on Pearl Jam, Soundgarden & others)

Emperical Labs | Distressor EL8-X (2) (both units have British mod, image link)

Stam Audio | SA-2A (first unit distributed to North America)

Stam Audio | SA-76 (first unit distributed to North America)

UREI Universal Audio | 1176 Rev F (custom build, modded for flavor)

OUTBOARD ANALOG CHANNEL STRIPS & PREAMPS

Rupert Neve Designs | Shelford Channel (patchable as mic pre, DI, or line level insert)

Useful Arts | SFP-60 (boutique grade vacuum tube signal path, based on Telefunken V76)

PATCHING

Flock Audio | Patch (world’s first fully analog patch bay with all digital control)

MICROPHONES

Manley | Reference Cardioid XXX Edition (serial #3 of 100, custom serviced)

  • microphones listed below here are available from our sister studio, North Village Recording in Columbia, MO. They can be made available for use at The Mixing Boutique with a minimum of 1 weeks notice.

Neumann TLM 103

Michael Joly Modified: Blue Microphones Bluebird

Blue Microphones Baby Bottle

Royer Labs R-121

AEA R92

Shure SM57 (3)

Shure SM81

Shure KSM32

Sennheiser MD 421 (3)

Audix D6

Audix i5

Audix D4

Audix D2 (2)

Audix ADX51 (2)

M-Audio Nova

Audio-Technica AT2020

Shure Beta 58A

Blue Microphones enCORE 200

Sennheiser e825

POWER CONDITIONING

Furman PL-Plus C (5)

INSTRUMENTS / PRODUCTION TOOLS

Native Instruments Maschine

Akai Professional MPC1000

Full In-House Drum Kit (Ludwig)

Technics SL-1200 MK2