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Our Equipment

Our Equipment

Island Recording Studios boasts a second-to-none Hybrid Analogue-Digital setup along with a selection of some of the finest microphones and gear in the world to ensure your music is captured perfectly. 

We firmly believe that a great end product starts with outstanding, no-compromise recording. Therefore, we have everything we need at our fingertips to take your music production to the level you've dreamed about! 


Come in and try it all out for yourself today!

Universal Audio Apollo 8P

Universal Audio Apollo 16 
Universal Audio Apollo Quad 
Pro Tools - the latest version

Slate Raven MTi mk2 27" touch screen controller
Apple iMac - i7 processor (4.0GHz ), 32gB RAM
Extensive Plugin Library (UAD-2, Waves, Slate, Soundtoys, Kush Audio, Massey, Celemony and 112dB amongst others)
Custom Designed Studio Monitors
Presonus Monitor Station 
Headphones from Sennheiser, Extreme Isolation and AKG 
Broadcast Passive Link 
Broadcast Hard On 


2 x Neve 1073lb Preamp
2 x API 512c Preamp/DI
2 x Phoenix DRS1R Preamp/DI 
1 x Universal Audio Solo 610 Microphone Preamp/DI
1 x JLM Audio TG500 

1 x Dizengoff Audio D4 Preamp

1 x Slate VMS-ONE Super-Linear Preamp
2 x Golden Age Pre73 Microphone Preamp
1 x Sytek MPX-4A Microhpone Preamp (4 Channels)
1 x Sebatron vmp-4000e Microphone Preamp/DI (4 Channels)

4 x Universal Audio Apollo Preamps (with UAD Neve 1073 and UA610 unison preamps)
1 x Orban 621B Stereo Parametric EQ (Vintage)

1 x Focusrite Red 3 Master Buss Compressor/Limiter 
1 x Retro Doublewide Vari-Mu Tube Compressor 
1 x Warm Audio WA76 (1176 Clone) 
2 x FMR RNC Stereo Compressor
1 x DBX 1066 Stereo Compressor


1 x Phoenix Nicerizer Jr Summing Mixer

2 x API Lunchbox
1 x Behringer HA4700 Headphone Amp
2 x Neutrik 48 Point Patchbay

1 x Miktek DI 1 

1 x Miktek HM 4 Headphone Amp


1 x AEA A840 
2 x AEA R92
2 x Oktavamod Mod’d Long Ribbon Mics


1 x Slate ML-1 (with VMS Software)

1 x Mojave MA-200

2 x Neumann Vintage KM84
2 x Miktek C5 (Matched Pair. Cardiod and Omni Capsules) 

1 x AKG c1000s
1 x AKG c2000b

3 x Shure Beta57a
1 x Shure Beta58a
3 x Shure SM57
1 x Shure Beta52a
1 x Shure SM7b
2 x Audix D6 
2 x Audix i5 
1 x Heil PR-22 

1 x Dr Alien Sub Kick


Kawai US-8X Studio Upright Piano
Kurzweil PC3x Keyboard
Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue Guitar Amp
Fender American Standard Telecaster
Fender American Deluxe Precision Bass 
Maton EM325 Acoustic Guitar
Gibson Banjo
Kala Tenor Ukulele 
Studio Glockenspiel
A selection of Guitar Pedals
Fender Sidekick Keyboard Amplifier

​6.5x14" Ludwig Black Beauty Snare Drum (with brass hardware)
DW Performance Series Drum Kit (Available for hire on request) 

Selection of percussion instruments



Island Studios boasts a wide range of the world's top plugins from UAD, Soundtoys, Waves, Slate, Kush Audio, PSP, Massey, 112dB and more! 

   UAD plugins include:
1176 Collection  
LA2A Collection 

Fairchild Tube Limiter Collection

FATSO™ Jr./Sr. Tape Sim. & Compressor Plug-In

Neve 1073 Preamp & EQ Plug-In Collection
LA3A Compressor  
SPL Transient Designer  
Pultec Collection  
Neve 88RS Channel Strip
Cambridge EQ  
Studer A800 Tape Machine

Ampex ATR-102 Mastering Tape Recorder

Oxide Tape Recorder 
EMT 140 Classic Plate Reverb  
EMT 250 Classic Electronic Reverb

AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb
Precision Limiter 
Precision De-esser 
Precision Maximiser 

Precision Multiband Compressor
Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble 

Brigade Chorus Pedal
MXR Flanger/Doubler 

UA 610 Preamp and EQ Collection

Softube Bass Amp Room 8x10

Softube Amp Room Half-Stack

Ocean Ways Studio


Entire Slate Digital Plugin Collection

Steven Slate Drum Trigger

Steven Slate Drummer 5.5

Slate VMS Software


Entine Output Collection
Horizon Bundle 
Maserati Producers Bundle

    Kush Audio

Entire Kush Audio Plugin Collection


Entire Soundtoys 5 Plugin Collection

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World-Class Music Production and Support for Pop and Indie Artists.
From Songwriting through to Release Strategies.

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