Microphones

  • Schoeps
  • Neumann
  • DPA
  • AKG
  • Beyer
  • Sennheiser
  • Rode

David’s main array is a personal design using Schoeps mics, capable of capturing surround and offers great sonic adjustability in post production.

Network & front end audio

  • MOTU AVB Stage-B16 – stage boxes
  • MOTU AVB 624 – computer interface
  • MOTU network switches
  • SSL XLogic Alpha-Link MADI-AX
  • DAV Electronics mic pres
  • SADiE LRX2
  • Genelec monitoring

MOTU’s AVB series of network audio interfaces are all capable of running at 192kHz / 24bit. Hugely expandable number of inputs and outputs in the tiniest footprint. All units connect together with standard CAT6 network cables.

Each MOTU unit includes built-in 48-channel digital mixing with full FX processing and massive flexibility – individual monitor mixes, effects, music-electronics feeds and returns etc. They can be ganged for huge channel counts. Units are generally controlled remotely by the recording computer but by connecting a Wi-Fi router can also be controlled by iPad or mobile ‘phone.