Our two studios at Lacquer Channel Mastering were designed by Terry Medwedyck and feature some of the best mastering equipment and tools available. Each room has the capability of a complete analog signal chain with modern and vintage options. Our signal path has been tweaked by ‘tech to the mastering stars’ Chris Muth. We’re the only ones in Canada to be able to boast that!

Here is an article from our blog where our Senior Engineer Noah Mintz talks about his gear choices.

NORTH ROOM

  • Analog:
  • Muth Audio Engineering Custom Bax EQ
  • Neve 2087 EQ
  • Sontec Mes 430-B EQ
  • GML 9500 EQ
  • SPL PassEQ
  • Neumann EQ
  • Kush Audio Clariphonic EQ
  • Chandler Limited LTD-2 Comp
  • Manley Tube Vari-Mu Comp
  • Dave Hill Titan Comp
  • Manley Tube Pultec EQ
  • Maselec MPL-2 Peak & HF Limited
  • Digital:
  • Weiss DS-1 MKIII
  • Conversion:
  • dCS 905 AD / 954 DA
  • dCS 992 Master Clock
  • Burl Audio B2 A/D
  • Playback:
  • Ampex JRF 1/4″ / 1/2″
  • DAW:
  • Sequoia
  • Protools
  • Speakers / Amplification:
  • Kranis Custom Designed
  • Bryston 4B / 7B

SOUTH ROOM

  • Analog:
  • Muth Audio Engineering Custom Bax EQ
  • Neumann BSB-74 HF Limiter
  • Sontec MES-432C EQ
  • Neve 32087 EQ
  • API 550 M EQ
  • Neumann EQ
  • Neumann Comp
  • Alan Smart C2
  • Sontec Mes 430-B
  • Conversion:
  • Prism Dream AD-2 / DA-2 / DA-1
  • Lavry Engineering Gold DA-924 / AD122MKIII
  • Playback:
  • Ampex JRF 1/4″ / 1/2″
  • DAW:
  • Sequoia
  • Protools
  • Nuendo / Wavelab
  • CubeTec VPI’s, Algorithmix
  • Speakers / Amplification:
  • B&W 802n
  • Pass Labs X-250 Amplification