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You + Me “Rose Ave” Mix, Musician
*Platinum record (Canada)
*Gold record (Australia)
RCA/Dine Alone
Team Spirit “Killing Time” Mix Vice/Warner
Bloc Party “FOUR” Producer, Engineer, Mix, String Arrangements Frenchkiss
Bloc Party “Four More” E.P. Producer, Engineer, Mix Frenchkiss
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)
Vagrant
Death Cab for Cutie “Long Division / Narrow Stairs” Mix
*Grammy Nomination
*Gold Record (US)
Atlantic
The Sounds “Weekend” Producer, Engineer, Mix Warner Sweden
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
Lieutenant “If I Can Kill This Thing We're All Gonna Eat For A Week” Mix Dine Alone
No Devotion “Permanence” Producer/Engineer 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
Piebald “Accidental Gentlemen” Mix SideOneDummy
Japanese Voyeurs “Yolk” Mix Fiction
Male Bonding “Nothing Hurts” Producer, Engineer Sub Pop
PAPA “You Live In My House” Mix Psychedelic Judaism
The Dead Ships “EP1” & “EP2” Mix Self Released
Melvins “Stag” – 2 Tracks Producer, Engineer, Mix Atlantic
Turf War “The Great Escape” Mix Secret People Records
So Many Dynamos “The Loud Wars” Mix Vagrant
65daysofstatic “We Were Exploding Anyway” Mix Full Time Hobby
Peggy Sue “Fossils and Other Phantoms” Producer, Engineer, Mix Wichita/Yep Rock
The Telephones “Rock Kingdom” Producer, Engineer, Mix EMI Japan
Johnny Foreigner “Grace and the Bigger Picture” Producer, Engineer, Mix Best Before
Pissed Jeans “Honeys” Producer, Engineer, Mix Sub Pop
Pissed Jeans “King Of Jeans” Producer, Engineer, Mix Sub Pop
Polysics “Absolute Polysics” Mix Ki-oon/Sony Japan
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
Polysics “Oh No It’s Heavy Polysick” Engineer, Mix Ki-oon/Sony Japan
The Mountain Goats “All Hail West Texas” Engineer Merge
O'Death “Broken Hymns, Limbs And Skin” Producer, Engineer, Mix Kemado
Samiam “Trips” Mix Hopeless Records
Young Legionnaire “Wreckonomics” Mix Wichita
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

CONSOLE:

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.

 

RECORDERS:

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

OUTBOARD:

[mic pre]:

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

[1] Neve 1084 mic preamp / EQ / DI

[1] Altec 1567A 5-channel tube preamp / mixer / DI [early 1960's]

 

 

[dynamics - EQ]:

[2] Urei 1176 LN Peak Limiters [Both Rev "F", vintage 1970's]

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

[1] Chandler TG1 Abbey Road Special Edition Stereo Compressor / Limiter

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

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

[1] API 525c Compressor / Limiter [vintage 1970's]

[1] Neve 542 Analog Tape Simulator

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

[1] SSL FX G384 Stereo Compressor

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

[1] Shure Level-Loc Limiter

[1] DBX 160x Compressor / Limiter

[1] Meyer CP-10 Complementary Phase Stereo Parametric EQ

[2] Lindell Audio 7X-500 FET Compressors

[2] DBX 902 de-essers

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

 

 

[effects]:

[1] Lexicon PCM 70 Digital Reverb

[1] Electrix Filter Factory Stereo Analog Filter

[1] Eventide H3000 Ultra Harmonizer

[1] Roland SRV-330 Dimensional Space Reverb

[1] Roland SDE-1000 Delay

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

[1] Eventide Instant Flanger FL-201

[1] Korg Kaoss KP3 Kaoss Pad Effects Sampler

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

[1] Sound Workshop 242a Stereo Spring Reverb

[1] Roland RSS-10 Sound Space Processor

 

MONITORS:

Yamaha NS10

PMC TB2S+

KRK 6000

Adcom GFA-555 200wpc Power Amplifier

MICROPHONES:

[1] Sony C37a tube condensor [1959]

[1] Neumann U87 [1969]

[2] Altec M11 "Coke Bottle" Omni tube condensers [1950's]

[1] Beyerdynamic M160 N ribbon

[1] Coles 4038 ribbon

[1] AKG C451-EB with CK1 capsule

[2] AKG 460B with CK 61-ULS capsules

[1] AKG D19C

[1] AKG D112

[1] AKG D224E

[1] Rode Classic MK 1 tube condenser

[1] Shure SM7A

[1] Beyerdynamic M88 N

[1] Beyerdynamic M201 N

[1] Sennheiser MD 421

[1] Electro Voice 635A

[2] Shure SM57

[1] Electro Voice 911

INSTRUMENTS:

Fender U.S. Telecaster  '95

Fender U.S. Jazz Bass  '01

Fender U.S. '62 Jazzmaster  '06

Gibson SG Standard  '73

Klira Kentucky  60's Jazzmaster copy

Martin DM acoustic

Harmony Banjo [old as the hills]

Moog Prodigy analog monophonic synth '79

Arp Quartet analog polyphonic string synth '80

Akai MPK-49 Midi Keyboard Controller

Fender Twin Reverb Silverface '73

Vox AC30 TB UK Alnico Blue Speakers '93

Wizard Amplification 2X12 cabinet Vintage 30's

Silvertone 1482 15w Tube Amp '60s

Ludwig Super Classic drum set, mid 1960's /
22" kick, 13", 16" toms : champagne sparkle

Zildjian 14" Hats '60's

Zildjian 20" Medium Ride '60s

Zildjian 17" Crash Cymbal '60s

Zildjian "A" Custom 16" Crash Cymbal

Zildjian "A" Thin Crash 16" Cymbal

Zildjian "New Beat" 14" Hats

Zildjian "A" Custom 20" Ride

Ocheltree "Phantom" 6.5 X 14 Cast Carbon Steel Snare

Ludwig "Black Beauty" 6.5 X 14 Brass Snare

Ludwig LM402 Supraphonic  6.5 X 14 Snare  '82

 

PEDALS = FUN:

EHX Holy Grail Plus Reverb

EHX Micro Synthesizer Analog guitar Microsynth

EHX Deluxe Memory Man Analog delay / chorus / vibrato [vintage]

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

Modtone Harmonic Tremor Tremolo

Copilot Orbit Frequency Modulated Fuzz

Line 6 DL-4 Delay / Looper

EHX Small Stone Analog Chorus

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

MoogerFooger MF-103 Phaser

Boss DS-1 Distortion

Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion

Boss Blues Driver distortion

Boss CS-3 compressor

Boss ODB-3 Bass Overdrive

Rat overdrive

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 UniVibe

Danelectro Fab Tone Fuzz

Way Huge Swollen Pickle Jumbo Fuzz

Tech 21 Sansamp Classic

Tech 21 Sansamp GT2

Tech 21 Comptortion

Big Jam Distortion

Cry Baby Wah in hideous neon pink

Kojima Custom Boost/Overdrive

Roger Mayer Axis Fuzz

Fuzz Face

Whirlwind A-B Box

OTHER STUFF:

Mogami/Neutrik and Canare/Neutrik Microphone Cables

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

JBL, AKG and Audio Technica Headphones

Simon Systems headphone distribution box

Crown D75 Headphone power amplifier

Sans Amp Bass Driver

Whirlwind Director DI box

Custom made DI box with vintage UTC transformer

Radial D2 stereo DI box

Reamp

Little Labs STD

06.01.15

Currently setting up my new studio in Los Angeles


My new band with Matt Tong Red Love released our debut video

 

03.05.15

The Lieutenant album I mixed is streaming at NME

 

02.21.15

Joined the 21st century and now on Twitter @AlexNewps


I have a band with Matt Tong and we're recording an album right now. Red Love

 

01.01.15

Happy Neu! Year


Listen to one of the songs from the Lieutenant album I mixed here


and check out the video for You + Me "Capsized" here

 

09.22.14

You + Me have a new single "Break The Cycle" from the album I mixed


Team Spirit album is out next week, listen here


Currently working on albums for The Dead Ships, Stone Foxes, and Nate Mendel

 

03.22.14

The Sounds new album "Weekend" is streaming at Spin Magazine and Rachel Sermanni has a new video for "Two Birds"

 

12.10.13

Mixing new album for Team Spirit

 

10.15.13

Produced and mixed "Everything Changes" EP for the immensely talented Rachel Sermanni

 
 

For production / mixing booking:


René Symonds

Black Math Producer Management