Gear List


Neve 53 Series 12/8

w/8 x PQ15S Class A mic pres 8 x PQ14S Class A mic pres


Analogue Recording

Studer MK1 discrete 1″ 8 track tape recorder


Digital Recording 

Protools HD10 HD6 Accel system (Magma) w/ 32 analogue i/o (4 x 192)

Various plugins – please enquire



Quested H208 main monitors + custom Quested subs

Bryston 4BST/Quad 405 amps

Yamaha NS10s

Auratone Road Cube (on request)

Q-mix headphone mixer systems x 3


Mic PreAmps

BBC valve passive A microphone preamplifier x 5

BBC valve passive B microphone amplifiers x 3

Langevin discrete Am16 x 4

Neve discrete 1290 (1073 mic pre) x 4

Vortexion T.M.P. valve mic pre eq voice channel

Neve Special Order*


Audio & Design parametric EQ module x 2

Audio & Design sweep EQ module x 2

Cinema Engineering 4031-B passive Programme Equaliser

Focusrite Green channel equaliser

Klein & Hummel UE-100 valve Universal Equaliser

Lang PEQ-2

Langevin 251 passive Eqs x 2 w/ Neve discrete gain

Strawberry Graffic (ex. Martin Hannett / Cargo)



Audio & Design green face compressor module x 4

Audio & Design black face compressor module x 4

Audio & Design expander gate module x 2

BBC Am6/3 germanium limiter

Calrec DL1656 compressor limiter x 4

Calrec DF1625 compressor expander x 2

Dolby 360 w/modded vocal card

Drawmer DL120 compressor module x 2

Drawmer DS100 mono gate module x 4

Drawmer DS201 stereo gate

DBX 160 VU x 2

Empirical Labs Distressor EL-8X

E.V.E. Love Apple

E.V.E. Love Animal

E.V.E. Tone Shaper

Neve 2262 compressor limiter x 2

Orban DeEsser

PYE valve limiting amplifier ‘British Fairchild’

PYE compressor amplifier x 2

SSL 4000 series bus compressor clone by Rob Flinn

Urei LN1176 silver face



AKG BX20 E spring

EMT 140 TS plate

EMT 240 Gold Foil plate

EMT 245 digital reverb

Great British Spring (stereo broadcast version)

Orban 111B dual spring


Delays and Effects

Melos analog echo unit x 2

Publison delay

Roland RE201 Space Echo

SPL Transient Designer

TC Electronic D-2

Watkins valve copycat

WEM solid state copycat


Condensor Microphones

AKG C451EB + CK1 cardiod

AKG C451 + CK22 omni

AKG C414EB x 2

Calrec 600 series x 2

Calrec CB series x 2

Calrec CM1050 x 2

Gefell UM70

Neumann KM54 FET

Neumann KM86i x 2

Neumann U87 P48 silver

Neumann U89 P48 silver

Oktava MK219 silver

Realistic PZM x 2

Schoeps CMC5 + MK6 multi + MK21 hyper


Valve microphones

Posty Golden Eye Elam 251 (AC701)*

AKG C28 + CK1*

Posty Blue (EF806S)


Ribbon microphones

BBC Marconi AXBT (fixed position only)

Melodium 42B


RCA KU3A Skunk*

ST&C 4038 x 3



Dynamic microphones

AKG D112

AKG D19 x 2

AKG Siemens D25

AKG D202

Altec 633A omni

Beyer M201

Electrovoice RE20

E.V.E. Sub

Grundig 200 (MD409) x 2

Sennheiser MD421 beige

Sennheiser MD421 black x 4

Sennheiser MD441

Shure SM57 x 3

Shure SM58

Shure SM555

Shure SM7

Shure Unidyne 545 x 2

STC 4021 ball and biscuit

STC 4021 ball and biscuitless x 2

STC 4032


Surround microphones

Soundfield ambisonic ST250 system*


Vintage Instruments

Alesis ION synthesiser

ARP Omni II synthesiser

Avon Continental organ

Bradshaw semi acoustic 8-string*

Crumar InstaPiano

Danelectro 60s “Wildebeast” bass*

English Electronics Tonemaster (Varelco) lapsteel*

Farfisa Compact germanium transistor organ c.1960s

Fender Jazzmaster c.1961*

Fender Precision bass (Mexico)

Fender Rhodes MkI Stage Seventy Three

Guild “Black Widow” bass*

Hawkes tubular bells c. 1930s

Hammond L100 valve with Leslie 122 valve rotary speaker

Hammond Vario Deluxe rhythm box

Hohner Organa reed organs – various

Hohner Pianet T

Ibanez acoustic 12 string 80s*

Ibanez Artist electric guitar c.1973*

Jen monophonic synthesiser

Korg Polyensemble synthesiser

Levin Goliath acoustic 6 string c.1963 *

Ludwig 402 Supraphonic snare drum 70s

Moog Minimoog Model D

Premier vibraphone c. 1920s

Philips Philicorda

Premier snare drum 60s

Premier snare drum 70s

Renn upright piano c.1960s

Richard Lipp & Sohn upright “Princess” piano c. 1910

Roland RS101 string synthesiser

Selmer Futurama guitar c.1960s*

Sequential Circuits Pro One *

Slingerland Artist drum kit (no cymbals provided) c.1969

Tokai Breezy Sound Telecaster copy c.1982 *

Various folk instruments and percussion from around the world including Africa, China, Tibet, India and Europe*

Witton,Witton & Co. upright piano c. 1920s

Wurlitzer EP200A electric piano

Yamaha classical nylon guitar*

Zithers, dulcimers and psaltery dating from 19th century to recent*


Vintage Amplifiers and Speakers

Ampeg BR-15 Portaflex valve head and speaker

Fane 2×10” Saxon bass cab 1980s

Fender Princeton Reverb 70s

Laney AOR Pro Tube valve head

Laney KLIPP 100w valve head

Marshall 1960 cab ‘Stinky’ c. 1975

Miles Platting 50w valve head and cab (2 x G12H)

Miles Platting 50w valve combo (2 x G12H Greenback)

Mile Platting 100w valve head

PAI PA cab w/ Celestion 15″ greenback 60s

Roland Jazz Chorus 80s

Ross FAME amp x 2

Selmer Little Giant crocodile valve combo

Selmer Selectatone Truvoice valve combo*

Traynor YBA-4 bass combo

Traynor PA cab

Various other vintage speakers and amps

Vox AC10 vintage valve combo

WEM 2/12 100W cab circa UnMaguana


* subject to availability/please enquire

EVE is a unique vintage recording studio in Manchester, with residental accomodation.
EVE offer an experimental analogue environment for music production and performance.

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