Avid System 5-MC
32 Faders (4x CM408T Fader Modules)

Computer Hardware & Audio Interface

“Black Cylinder” Apple Mac Pro (3.5 GHz 6-Core Intel Xeon E5)
Avid HDX2 PCIe Cards (512 voices @ 44.1/48kHz)
2x Avid HD I/O Interfaces (24 In, 24 Out) with Black Lion Audio’s “XB Clock” Mods
Antelope Audio ISOCHRONE OCX-V High Resolution Audio Clock Generator

Software & Plug-Ins (Selected List)

Avid Pro Tools HD 12

AIR Instrument Expansion Pack
Auto-Tune 8
Celemony Melodyne Studio
FXPansion BFD3
IK Multimedia Amplitube/AmpegSVX
Izotope RX6 Post Production Suite
McDSP Analog Channel/CompressorBank/FilterBank HD
Massey CT5/L2007
Native Instruments Kontakt/Stutter Edit/Battery
Sounds In Sync EdiCue/EdiPrompt
SoundToys V5
Sonnox Oxford EQ + GML Option
Sonnox Oxford Dynamics
Sonnox Oxford Reverb
Synthogy Ivory Grand Pianos/Italian Grand/Upright Pianos
Waves Mercury AAX


Boland 55″ Broadcast Monitor
HP LP2475W Computer Displays

Screening Room

Sim2 Multimedia Grand Cinema C3X Lumis 3D-Solo Projector
114″ Stewart Silver 5D Filmscreen

Audio Monitors
Control Room

ADAM Audio S4X-H (LCR)
ADAM Audio S3X-V (Ls/Rs)
ADAM Audio Sub-12
JBL LSR 4326 (L/R) & LSR 4312SP Sub (Alt1)
Avantone Active MixCubes (Alt2)

Avid XMON Monitor Controller
Soundweb London BLU-160 Signal Processor

Screening Room

ADAM Audio S4X (LCR)
ADAM Audio Artist 3 (Ls/Rs/Lc/Rc; 2 per location)
2x ADAM Audio Sub12 Subwoofers

ISO 1/2

Renkus-Heinz CFX-61 Listenback Speakers

Mic Pre-Amps

2x Avalon 737SP Tube Channel Strip
2x Focusrite Liquid Channel
2x True Systems Precision 8 Mic Pres (16 channels)
Black Lion Audio Auteur
AEA “The Ribbon Pre” Mic Pre
A Designs Ericson Montessi-Blue
A Designs Ericson Montessi-Silver
A Designs Ericson Montessi-Gold
2x Hairball Audio Lola Mic Pres (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2014)
2x Hairball Audio Elements Bronze (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2016)
2x SoundSkulptor MP566 vacuum tube preamps (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2016)
2x SoundSkulptor MP573 preamps (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2016)



2x Empirical Labs Distressor ELX-8S (matched stereo pair with “British” mode)
4x Hairball Audio/MNATS FET/500 1176-style compressors (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2016)
4x JLM Audio LA500A opto compressors (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2016)
2x dbx 560A VCA-based Compressor/Limiter
2x Anamod AM660 Vari-Mu Compressors
Wes Audio Dione stereo bus compressor


2x Blue Microphones Dragonfly
Shure SM-7B
2x Shure SM-81
4x Shure SM-57
4x Sennheiser MD421 Large Diaphragm Dynamic Mics
David Royer/Mojave Audio MXL-2001 Tube Mic Mod (hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2004)
Mojave Audio MA-200 Tube Condenser Mic
Mojave Audio MA-301FET
2x Rode NT5 Pencil Condenser (matched pair)
2x Earthworks TC20 Omni Condenser (matched pair)
Neumann BCM-104
AKG D112 Kick Drum Mic
2x AKG C3000 Condenser Mic
MXL Harlan Hogan Signature VO:1-A Condenser Mic
Royer SF-24 Powered Stereo Ribbon Mic
2x MXL-990 “Neumann U47” Mic Mod (matched pair; hand built by Matt MacPhail, 2015)

Headphone Network System

Pivitec e16i Input Module
Pivitec e32 Personal Monitor

Other Gear

Manley Labs Mic Maid
Telos HX-1 Digital Telephone Hybrid

Kurzweil Artis 88-key Stage Piano
Hart Dynamics Pro 6.4 Electronic Drum Kit
Roland TD-20 Expanded Drum Module