New England

Guilford Sound

  • 561 Fitch Rd
  • Guilford VT 05301
  • Website

The Scoop

Guilford Sound is a newly-opened Francis Manzella designed recording studio located in the Green Mountains of Guilford, Vermont. It is a one-studio, energy efficient facility designed to be your own private haven when you come here to record. Featuring a large live room plus 4 iso rooms, API Legacy, Neve Melbourn and six bays of outboard gear.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Dave Snyder
Special Features: Large Tracking Room, Residential Studio, Catering, Echo Chamber, EMT 140 Stereo Plate, Grand Piano

SPECS

Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: All discreet 64-input API Legacy with Martin Sound Flying Faders, 12 channel Neve Melbourn sidecar, (2) Studer A827 "Gold Edition" 2 inch 24 tracks with newly built power supplies by Coral Sound, Pro Tools HD3 Accel, Mytek 8x192 ADDA converters for a total 48 I/O, Antelope Isochrome OCX-V, ProTools LE for mixdown, Lavry Gold A/D into an LE system for mix down, Lavry Blue D/A's for playback, Ampex ATR102 2 track with Aria or stock amplifiers (1/2" and 1/4" heads), Ampex ATR102 1/2" 2 track stock machine with JRF Magnetics 1/2" heads, Studer A80 1/4" 2 track.
Live Room Dimensions: Large: 751 – 1,200 sq ft,
Outboard Gear: (16) API 212L, (2) Grace Designs m501, (2) Original Neve 1086 serviced 2010 by Coral Sound, (4) Original Neve 1073 serviced 2010 by Coral Sound, (12) Neve 3115 serviced 2010 by Coral Sound, (6) Purple Audio Biz, (2) Purple Audio Pants, (2) TAB V78, (64) API 550L, (10) API 550A, (2) API 560a, (2) API 560b, GML 8200, (2) Manley enhanced pultec EQP1-A, Millennia NSEQ-2, (12) Neve 3115, (2) Pultec EQP1-a, (2) Pultec EQP1, (2) Pultec EQH2, (3) Pultec MEQ5, (2) Purple Audio Tav, (2) Neve 1086, (4) Neve 1073, ADR Compex, (4) API 225, (2) API 525, API 2500, (4) dbx 160, (2) Empirical Labs EL8, (2) Empirical Labs EL8 with Brit mod, Manley VariMu, Neve 22513, (2) Neve 32264, (2) Neve 3314, Pendulum Audio ES-8, (2) Pendulum Audio OCL-2, (4) Purple Audio Actions, SSL Xlogic G Series, Summit TLA100A, (2) Urei 1176 Black both revision F, (2) 1176 Silver, (4) LA3A serviced 2010 by Coral Sound, (2) Universal Audio LA2A, AMS RMX, EMT 140 Stereo Plate, Eventide H3000, Guilford Sound Echo Chamber, (3) Lexicon PCM42, Lexicon PCM 60, Lexicon PCM 70, Lexicon PCM 80, Marshall AR-300, (2) TC Electronic TC2290, TC Electronic M5000 (2 engines)
Microphones: AKG D112, Beyerdynamic M69, Beyerdynamic M88, (2) Beyerdynamic M201, Electro-Voice RE27, (2) Sennheiser E906, (4) Sennheiser MD421, (2) Sennheiser MD441, Shure Beta 52, (2) Shure SM7, (3) Shure SM57, Shure SM58, (4) AEA R84, (2) AEA R44, AEA R88, (4) Beyerdynamic M160, (4) Coles 4038, Royer R122, (2) AKG/ Siemens C12, (2) AKG C12b, AKG C24, (3) Lucas CS-1, (2) Microtech Geffel UM92.1s, (2) Microtech Geffell UM930, (4) Neumann M49, (4) Neumann M269, (6) Neumann U67, (2) Telefunken ELA M 250, Neumann U47 VF14 K47 capsule, Telefunken U47 EF14 K47 Capsule, (2) AKG 451, (2) DPA 4006TL, (4) DPA 4011TL, (2) Josephson C42, (2) Josephson E22, (2) Neumann KM53, (2) Neumann KM56, (2) Neumann KM256, (2) Neumann KM64, (6) Schoeps CMC6 {(4) MK4, (3) MK2H, (2) Schoeps M221b, (2) Crown PZM30D
Monitoring: Griffin Audio G1 speakers powered by custom Griffin Audio amplifiers
Instruments & Amps: KEYS: Fender Rhodes 88, Hammond B3 with Leslie 122, Kurzweil K2600R, Nord Modular, Oberheim OB3, Roland Juno106, 2009 Yamaha C7 Grand Piano; GUITARS: Danelectro Baritone, '68 Fender Jaguar, '66 Fender Jazzmaster, '02 Fender Precision Bass, '79 Fender Telecaster; DRUMS: 5pc DW Kit, Gretsch Round Badge 20” kick, 13” tom and 16” floor, Slingerland 18” kick and 12” tom; AMPS: 60's Ampeg B15, '60's Fender Band Master blackface head and 2X12 cabinet, '60's Fender Bassman silverface head, '64 Fender Princeton blackface, white knobs, '60's Fender Pro Reverb rebuilt by Matt Wells, '80's Marshall JCM800 head with straight 4x12 cabinet, '10 Orange Tiny Terror hand wired head