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City and Colour “The Hurry and the Harm” Producer, Engineer, Mix, String Arrangements
*Platinum Record (Canada)
Dine Alone Records
City and Colour “Little Hell” Producer, Engineer, Mix
*2X Platinum Record (Canada)
Death Cab for Cutie “Narrow Stairs” Mix
*Grammy Nomination
*Gold Record (US)
Bloc Party “FOUR” Producer, Engineer, Mix, String Arrangements Frenchkiss
Bloc Party “Four More” E.P. Producer, Engineer, Mix Frenchkiss
Bleached “Can You Deal?” Producer/Engineer/Mix Dead Oceans
At The Drive-In “Vaya” Producer, Engineer, Mix Fearless
At The Drive-In “In Casino Out” Producer, Engineer, Mix Fearless
At The Drive-In “This Station is Non-Operational” Producer, Engineer, Mix Fearless
The Mars Volta “Tremulant” Producer, Engineer, Mix GSL/Universal
Weaves "Weaves" Mix Kanine/Buzz Records
Tigercub “Abstract Figures In The Dark" Producer/Engineer/Mix Alcopop Records
Tigercub “Evolve Or Die EP" Producer/Engineer/Mix Alcopop Records
Fizzy Blood "Pink Magic" EP Producer/Engineer/Mix Killing Moon / DMF
Estrons "You Say I'm Too Much, I Say You're Not Enough" Producer/Engineer The Orchard
Moaning "Moaning" Producer, Engineer, Mix Sub Pop
LA Font "Tells" Producer/Engineer/Mix New Professor Records
Criminal Hygiene Forthcoming album Producer/Engineer/Mix Dangerbird Records
Racquet Club "Racquet Club" Producer/Engineer/Mix Rise Records
The Sounds “Weekend” Producer, Engineer, Mix Warner Sweden
Drew Thomson Foundation “Stay” Mix Dine Alone Records
Drew Thomson Foundation Forthcoming album Producer, Engineer, Mix Dine Alone Records
Casper Skulls “Mercy Works” Mix Buzz Records
You + Me “Rose Ave” Mix, Musician
*Platinum record (Canada)
*Gold record (Australia)
RCA/Dine Alone
No Devotion “Permanence” Producer/Engineer/Mix Collect Records
Does It Offend You, Yeah? “Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You” Producer, Engineer, Mix Cooking Vinyl
Frank Turner “Poetry of the Deed” Producer, Engineer, Mix Epitaph
Two Gallants “Two Gallants” Producer, Engineer, Mix Saddle Creek
Two Gallants “The Throes” Mix Alive!
Two Gallants “The Scenery of Farewell” Producer, Engineer, Mix Saddle Creek
Knapsack “This Conversation Is Ending Starting Right Now” Producer, Engineer, Mix Alias
Male Bonding “Nothing Hurts” Producer, Engineer Sub Pop
Piebald “Accidental Gentlemen” Mix SideOneDummy
The Dead Ships “Citycide” Mix Nevado
Melvins “Stag” Producer, Engineer, Mix Atlantic
Peggy Sue “Fossils and Other Phantoms” Producer, Engineer, Mix Wichita/Yep Rock
Meet Me In St Louis “Variations On Swing” Producer, Engineer, Mix Big Scary Monsters
Pissed Jeans “Honeys” Producer, Engineer, Mix Sub Pop
Pissed Jeans “King Of Jeans” Producer, Engineer, Mix Sub Pop
Johnny Foreigner “Grace and the Bigger Picture” Producer, Engineer, Mix Best Before
Polysics “Karate House” Mix i-oon/Sony Japan
Polysics “Now is the Time!” Mix Ki-oon/Sony Japan
Polysics “Polysics or Die!!! Mix Ki-oon/Sony Japan
The Mountain Goats “All Hail West Texas” Engineer Merge
Omar A. Rodriguez-Lopez “Manual Dexterity Soundtrack Vol. 1” Engineer GSL
Ikara Colt “Modern Apprentice Producer, Engineer, Mix Fantastic Plastic/Epitaph
Panthers “Things Are Strange” Producer, Engineer, Mix Vice
The Icarus Line “Mono” Mix, Additional Production Crank!/Buddyhead

Alex Newport / Future Shock Studio Equipment List


Studer 269

18 channel 1970's console and summing mixer.
All mic amps, line amps, subgroups and master section
fully transformer-balanced.
Fully refurbished in 2014.



Avid Pro Tools 10 HD TDM : 40 in/48 out

[4] Digidesign 192

[1] Apogee Big Ben Word Clock

Ableton Live 9

NI Reaktor 5


[mic pre / EQ]:

[14] Studer 269 transformer-balanced mic preamps with 3-band inductor EQ

[1] Neve 1084 mic preamp / EQ / DI

[1] API 512c mic preamp

[1] API 550B parametric EQ

[1] LaChapell Audio 583s tube mic preamp

[1] Ocean Audio Pre 2 mic preamp

[1] DBX 530 parametric EQ




[1] Urei 1176 LN Peak Limiter [Rev "F", vintage 1970's]

[1] Universal Audio 1176 LN Peak Limiter

[2] Urei / Teletronix LA-3A Leveling Amplifiers [vintage 1970's]

[1] SPL Transient Designer 4 Dynamic processor

[1] Spectrasonics 610 CompLimiter [vintage 1960's] - fully refurbished by SpectraSonics in 2018

[1] Altec 1612a Compressor/Limiter [vintage 1970's]

[1] Empirical Labs EL-8 "Distressor" Compressor / Limiter

[1] Empirical Labs "Fatso Jr" Stereo Analog Tape Simulator / Compressor

[1] GE BA-9B "UniLevel" Vari-Mu Tube Limiter [vintage 1950's]

[1] SSL G384 Stereo Compressor

[1] Audio & Design Recording F760X-RS "Compex" [vintage 1970's] FET Stereo Compressor/Limiter w/ transformer balanced in/out

[1] Shure Level-Loc Limiter

[2] Lindell Audio 7X-500 FET Compressors

[2] DBX 902 de-essers

[1] DBX 560a compressor

[1] Solid State Logic CF82E33 Stereo TB Limiter : custom racked
from SSL console cards




[1] Eventide H3000 Ultra Harmonizer

[1] Lexicon PCM60 Reverb

[1] Roland SRV-330 Dimensional Space Reverb

[1] Multivox MXD-5 Analog Delay / Spring Reverb

[1] Yamaha SPX-90 II Digital Multi-FX

[1] Korg Mini-KP Kaoss Pad Effects Sampler

[1] Roland Space Echo RE-201 Spring Reverb/Analog Tape Echo

[1] Sound Workshop 242a Stereo Spring Reverb

[1] Pioneer SR-202 Spring Reverb

[1] Sansui RA-500 Spring Reverb

[1] DOD R-845 Spring Reverb

[1] Roland RSS-10 Sound Space Processor



Yamaha NS10


KRK 6000

Adcom GFA-555 200wpc Power Amplifier


[1] Sony C37a tube condenser [1950's]

[2] Mojave MA-200 tube condensers

[1] AKG C451-EB with CK3 hypercardioid capsule

[1] AKG D112

[1] AKG D1200E

[2] Avenson Audio STO-2 Omni condensers

[2] Oktava ML-51 ribbon mics (modified with transformer output) [1980's]

[1] Shure SM7A

[1] Shure SM48

[1] Shure SM57

[1] Shure SM57 [transformerless mod]

[1] Audix i5

[1] Beyerdynamic M88 N

[1] Beyerdynamic M201 N

[1] Sennheiser MD 421

[1] Sennheiser E 906

[1] Sennheiser E 604

[1] Electro-Voice 635A

[1] Aston Spirit condenser

[1] Aston Origin condenser


Fender U.S. Telecaster  [1995]

Fender U.S. Jazz Bass  [2001]

Fender U.S. '62 Jazzmaster  [2006]

Klira Kentucky  60's Jazzmaster copy

Martin DM acoustic

Moog Prodigy analog monophonic synth [1978]

Arp Quartet analog polyphonic string synth [1979]

Akai MPK-49 Midi Keyboard Controller

Fender Twin Reverb Silverface [1973]

Fender '65 Princeton Reverb

Silvertone 1484 30w tube head [1964]

Silvertone 1472 10w tube combo [1962]

Marshall JMP 50w tube head [1978]

Wizard Amplification 2X12 cabinet Vintage 30's

Roland Cube-40 Chorus 40w solid state combo

Ampeg B2R 250w bass head

Ashdown 410T Deep 4X10 bass cab

Ludwig Classic Maple drum set / blue sparkle
24 X 16 bass drum, 16 X 14 floor tom, 18 X 16 floor tom,
12 X 10 rack tom, 13 X 11 rack tom

Zildjian 20" Medium Ride '60s

Zildjian "A" Custom 16" Crash Cymbal

Zildjian "A" Thin Crash 16" Cymbal

Zildjian "New Beat" 14" Hats

Zildjian "A" Custom 20" Ride

DW 5000 kick pedal

Tama Bell Brass 6.5 X 14 Snare

Ludwig "Black Beauty" 6.5 X 14 Brass Snare

RBI Autoharp

Old Violin



EHX Holy Grail Plus Reverb

EHX Poly Chorus Stereo Analog Filter / Chorus / Flanger

EHX Canyon delay / reverb / looper

EHX Big Muff [V3, 1970's - originally from Conny Plank studio]

EHX Small Stone Analog Chorus

EHX Graphic Fuzz EQ/Distortion/Sustainer

EHX MicroSynth Analog Guitar Micro Synth

Zvex Fuzz Factory

Zvex Super Duper 2-in-1 Hard On boost/distortion

Zvex Mastotron fuzz

Fulltone OCD [V1.5] overdrive

Modtone Harmonic Tremor Tremolo

Copilot Orbit Frequency Modulated Fuzz

Boss PS-5 Super Shifter

DOD FX25 Envelope Filter

Fender Blender Octave Fuzz

Superglops Foxx Tone Machine Fuzz

Devi Ever Shoegazer Fuzz

Honda Soundworks/Far East Electric 1407 Crazy Fuzz

Boss DS-1 Distortion

Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

Boss Blues Driver distortion

Boss CS-3 compressor

Boss ODB-3 Bass Overdrive

Rat overdrive

MXR Distortion+ overdrive

MXR Blue Box fuzz

Mooer Blues Crab distortion

Ibanez TS-9 Tube Screamer

Ibanez TS-9DX Turbo Tube Screamer

Dan Armstrong Green Ringer Octave / Ring Mod Fuzz

Muff Fuzz

Shin-Ei Fuzz

Ampeg Scrambler

Danelectro Cool Cat Univibe

Danelectro Fab Tone Fuzz

Tech 21 Sansamp Classic

Tech 21 Sansamp GT2

Tech 21 Comptortion

Big Jam Distortion

Cry Baby Wah in hideous neon pink

Ernie Ball Volume Pedal

Kojima Custom Boost/Overdrive

Roger Mayer Axis Fuzz

Fuzz Face

Whirlwind A-B Box


Mogami/Neutrik and Canare/Neutrik Microphone Cables

All tie lines, mic lines, and outboard gear wired with ridiculously expensive Mogami/Canare and Belden cable

Sony MDR 7506 Headphones

Simon Systems headphone distribution boxes

Crown D75 Headphone power amplifier

Sans Amp Bass Driver

Whirlwind Director DI box


Little Labs STD


Producing the new album from Ramonda Hammer

Criminal Hygiene released the first single from their album

which is out in March on Dangerbird Records



Got a few new goodies in the studio:

-a pair of Mojave MA-200 tube condenser mics

-a LaChapell Audio 583s tube mic preamp

-a vintage Altec 1612a Compressor/Limiter

-a EHX Microsynth pedal

-a Fulltone OCD pedal

MXR Blue Box fuzz

MXR Distortion+ distortion

-and a Ludwig Classic Maple drum set: 24 X 16 kick, 12, 14, 16, 18 toms, in blue sparkle



Produced albums for Glum and The By Gods

The Estrons album I produced is out now

Fizzy Blood released another single from their forthcoming E.P.



Wow In/Casino/Out was released 20 years ago!



Producing debut album for The Drew Thomson Foundation at 64 Sound and Future Shock Studio



Recording some new songs with Criminal Hygiene
Mixed a new single for Thyla which just came out
Drew Thomson Foundation "Stay" EP just came out
Fizzy Blood released a single from their forthcoming E.P.



Mixed an EP for Drew Thomson and producing the debut album for Estrons



Producing the debut album for Criminal Hygiene



the Moaning record I produced is out next year, but here's their new video at Stereogum



at Brighton Electric producing Fizzy Blood



back at Brighton Electric working with Clever Thing



Mixing Casper Skulls debut album



The Blood Red Shoes single I mixed just came out today



Back at Brighton Electric producing Tigercub



Mixing tracks for Clever Thing, Blood Red Shoes, Apeman Spaceman, and producing tracks with Lydia



Produced albums for LA Font, The By Gods, and Racquet Club, and a single with Criminal Hygiene

Bleached premiered a single from the new record I produced here

Red Love is my new band with Matt Tong and our debut album came out this month


For production / mixing booking:

Adam Katz

Next Wave Producer Management