Apocalypse Cow Recording
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Apocalypse Cow is a 32+ track digital recording studio.

Equipment List
All gear listed below is available in the studio for recording at our standard rate. There may be more we have that hasn't made it to this list yet too.


Blue Bluebird
(3) Blue Bluebottle (2 of them are customized by an engineer at BLUE)
Electro Harmonix R-1 Ribbon
SE Gemni
SE Z5600a
Yamaha Subkik
(2) Matched Pair Ribbon Mics
(5) AKG C418s
(2) AKG D112
AKG 460 B
AKG C419
(2) CAD E100s
(5) Marshall MXL 2001s
(2) Marshall MXL 603s
Shure beta 98d
Shure 55 (1951)
(2)Shure 545s (1970s)
Shure 56
(8)Shure SM57s
(5)Shure 58
Shure SM90
Shure Beta 91
Shure Beta 52
Shure VP88
Sennheiser 421
(2) Sennheiser 609
Audio Technica 4051A
Audio Technica AE2500
Audio Technica Midnight Blue C12
(2) FBG Red Ball Condensers
(3) FBG 38 Specials
Global Audio GXL 2400
Earthworks E30
Earthworks Lab 1 mic pre
Symetrix SX202 mic pre


Drums and Percussion -
DW Collector's Series Drum Kit (10",12",14",16" toms, 20" kik)
Ludwig 60's Drum Kit (12",13",20" -(yes 20") and 20" kik)
Ludwig Rocker Drum Kit (11",13",18" toms, 22" kik)
db drums (8) octobons
Peace (2) octobons
Ludwig 70s Acrolite snare
Camco Tuxedo 50s snare
Slingerland 14x8 Snare
Slinger 14x4 Brass Snare
Pearl Export snare
Ludwig Snare
Pearl Drum Rack
Factory Metal Percussion 26" Cymbal
Paiste Hi-hat
Paiste 18" China
Zildjian Ride
Camber Crash
FBG Electronic Drum Heads
Kik trigger
Redshot drum triggers
Alesis DM5 (drum sound module)
Pearl DRX-1 (drum sound module)
The essential Egg Shakers
Iron Triangle Dinner Bell (straight from The Smoky Mountains!)
Fisher-Price Goodies

Guitars and Such -
BC Rich Warlock with Zakk Wylde pickups
Fender Standard Strat Guitar
DeArmond M-66 (Les Paul) Guitar
Kramer Surf-Green Focus Guitar
Fender Cyclone II
Italia open-bodied Mondial (both electric and acoustic pickups)

60's Kustom Kraft "Banana Mojo" Guitar
Washburn Acoustic Guitar
Fender Fretless Bass
Fender Jazz Bass -(Hot Rodded)
Peavey Foundation Bass
Banjo (5 string)

Guitar Amps and Cabs -
Fender original '65 issue Super Reverb Amp
Fender Twin Reverb Amp
Mesa Rect-o-Verb 50
Mesa 4x12
Marshall JCM 800 50 watt head
Marshall JCM 900 100 watt head
Marshall JCM 900 4x12
MusicMan 4x12
Fender Bassman 135 head

Crate pratice amp
Gibson Vintage Class A Tube Amp
Peavey Transtube Express 112
Smokey Amp
Dan Electro guitar headphone amp
Dan Electro Nifty Fifty
FBG Promo LunchBox Amp

Guitar Effects -
Line 6 POD Pro (Amp sim)
Small Fry Burn Unit
Line 6 Gear Box
ISP Sonic Decimator
Dunlop Univibe (w/ vibrato)
Ibanez Digital Delay DD700
Danelectro Daddy-O
Danelectro Tuna Melt Tremolo
Danelectro MilkShake Chorus
Marshall Jackhammer JH-1
DOD Ultra-Distortion
Boss metalzone MT2
Morley Distortion
(4) FBG Iso-Multiplexors (ver 5.0)
Paia QuadraFuzz
Steinberg QuadraFuzz
Cakewalk AmpSim
Cakewalk TapeSim
Oodles of guitar plug-ins
Custom Made Goodies

Winds -
Yamaha WX5 Midi wind controller

Keys -
Hammond B200 Organ with Leslie rotating speaker (Yeah, we can run guitar, vox, or anything through it!)
Hammond M3 Organ

Hammond M2 Organ
Lowry Organ
Alesis QS8 - 88 key weighted controller (with hammer action!)
Ensoniq Mirage DSK
Casio and Yamaha Keyboards
Yamaha WX5 Wind Controller
ElectroTrainer Portable Organ
Maestrohorn Melodica
Dedicated GigaStudio 160 Computer
Gig Pianos (Steinway/Bosendorfer/Yamaha)
Tons of giga instruments
Larry Seyer Acoustic Bass
NI Absynth
NI Prophet
NI battery
Alesis Air Synth

Fun Stuff -
Casio DG-10 "Guitar"
Kawasaki Remco Electronic "Guitar"
Jew's Harp
Kazoos (oh yeah!)
Toy Megaphone
"Crayola" Keys
Playskool Karaoke
"Cool Keys" (sorry, beyond explanation)
Fisher-Price Goodies


Several kick butt computers!
Mackie 32*8
(8) API mic pres
(2) Neve mic pres
(2) John Hardy mic pres

Focusrite VocalMaster Pro
ProAc Tablette 2000 Signature series monitors (hand made in England)
Mackie HR824 monitors
Yamaha NS10 monitors
32 Channels of Analog inputs + 16 of digital input
MOTU 2408
MOTU 24io
24 bit 41-48 kHz Echo Sound Cards
TC Helion Voiceworks
Symetrix SX202 Micpre
PAIA Parmetric 4-band EQ
Orband Par-EQ
Electro-voice graphic EQ
Yamaha MD8
Lexicon MXP100
Alesis 3630 Stereo Compressor
Alesis Nano Compressor
FBG - 5 Channel Headphone Amp
MOTU MIDI timepiece
MOTU Midi Express XT
(2)MOTU MIDI mixers
Ensonic EPS 16 sampler

Recording Areas:
"Live" Room
Vox Booth
Drum Booth
Amp Vault
(3+) Guitar Rooms

Sonic Foundry Vegas Video 5
Sonar 7 Producer Edition
Cakewalk Pro Audio 9.03
Sonic Foundry - Sound Forge 8
Sonic Foundry - Acid 4.0
Sonic Foundry - CD Architect 5
Sonic Foundry Acoustic Modeler
East West Quantum Leap Symphonic Orchestra
Quantum Leap Gypsy
Fruity Loops
Rubber Duck
Cakewalk Overture
Midisoft Studio 6

Drumagog 3 (Drum Replacer)
Sonic Foundry
Waves & (RC)
Opcode - Fusion

And much much more

Sample CDs:
Black Butta
Malice in Wonderland
House Drum Loops
(2) Discs Miscellaneous Loops
Vinylistics 2
Sound FX CDs
(60) Acid loop discs, including:
Acid Country
Acid Blues Guitar
Acid Ethnicity
Tons of Custom Loops
And much much more

Entertainment Stuff: (while what's-his-name gets his overdubs right)
Sony Playstation - Wired in for sampling
TV / VCR / DVD - Wired in for sampling
More Videos and DVD's than you can imagine (we know you can imagine quite a bit)
4000+ Music CDs
Various magazines and books on the coffee table

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To contact Apocalypse Cow Recording - info@callthecow.com - 630-897-9023
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