© 2017 by Tom Donovan Studio. 

Located on the picturesque outskirts of Colchester; a short train journey from Central London. It is located just over 3 miles (4.8 km) south-east of Colchester town centre; on the beautiful Colne water front.

Enveloped in the calm and creative environment of Rowhedge. Tom Donovan Studio is a place to escape the distractions of the creative industry.  Allowing you to focus and use the studio as a vessel for your creativity 

Facilities include client parking | high speed broadband | CCTV 

live streaming | conferencing | air-conditioning | free coffee

 
 
 
 
 

EQUIPMENT

 

Mixers and Interfaces

SSL Nucleus | Custom Vintage 12 Channel Valve Summing Amp | Custom Vintage 8 Channel Germanium Summing Amp | Motu 2408 x 2 | Motu 24io | Benchmark AD1 | Benchmark DA1 | Aardvark Sync DA Word Clock | Apple Mac Pro 2011 (24gb) | Apple MacBook Pro (2012) | 27" iMac 2011 

Outboard and Preamps

Analogue Addicts Custom Valve Preamp | Analogue Addicts Custom Germanium Preamp x 2 | DAV BG8
Focusrite Octopre | Golden AgePre73 | SSL Duality Preamps x 2 | Warm Audio WA12 | Lindell PEX500 | 
Neve 8803 Dual Mono EQ | Line 6 Delay Modeller Pro | Powertran Digital Delay x 2 | Korg Analogue Delay
Alan Smart C2 | DBX266xl x 2 | Empirical Labs Distressor EL8-X x 2 | Lindell 500 Series Rack | Lindell 7X500 | Ridge Farm Boiler | Sontec MEP250 (w/stepped attenuator mod) | SSL-G Series Buss Compressor | Urei 1176 Blue Stripe Rev G | Analogue Addicts Valve Optical Compressors x 2

Microphones

3 x Slate ML1 and VMS | Sontronics Orpheus x 2 | Sontronics DM1B | Sontronics STC1 x 2 | Sontronics Halo | Sontronics STC80 x 4 | AKG D112 | AKG C414XL x 2 | Electrovoice RE20 | Groove Tubes 5CS |  SE Gemini MKI x 2 | SE SE2a x 2 | SE Titan | Sennheiser MD421-U5 x 2 | Sennheiser MD421 orig white model x 3 | Sennheiser | E609 x 2 | Shure SM58 x 2 | Shure SM57 x 2 | Shure SM7a | Shure SM809 | Shure BETA91A | Sontronics Sigma | Telefunken C14

Monitoring

Adam A77X x 2 w IsoAcoustic L8R430 stands | Yamaha NS10m x 2 w IsoAcoustic L8R200 stands | Genelec 8020 x 2 | Presonus Central Station | ONKYO 5:1 surround system | Mackie Big Knob | Sennheiser HD650 | Beyerdynamic DT770 | Beyerdynamic DT150 | Beyerdynamic DT100 | Custom Concrete Speaker Stands x 4

Software

Audio: Cubase 9 | Ableton 9.2 | Logic X | Wavelab 8 | Native Instruments Maschine Studio & MK1 | Native Instruments Komplete Ultimate 12 | Wavemachine | Drumagog 5 | Waves Gold v9 | Waves SSL4000 Collection | Waves API Collection | Waves V-Series | Waves CLA Compressors | Waves H-EQ | Waves H-Reverb | Waves Kramer Tape | Waves REDD | Waves One Knob | Waves R-Bass | Waves H-Verb | Wave NLS | Waves TransX | Soundtoys Collection

Visual:​ Final Cut X | Adobe After Effects 2017  | Adobe Photoshop 2017 

Instruments and Tools

Moog Voyager | Moog Minitaur | Native Intruments Maschine Studio and MK1 | Native Instrument Komplete Kontrol | Vintage and modern ampifiers from Marshall, Hiwatt, Ampeg, Ashdown, Matamp, Mesa Boogie, Peavey and Palmer | Over 80 guitar pedals | A selection of beautiful snares and percussion | Korg, Novation and Yamaha Synthesizer | Roland SPSX, TD 8 VDrum Kit and full set of VDrum acoustic triggers | 1890's John Spencer Upright Piano
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