Orb Studios: Your Destination for High-Quality Music Production

At Orb Studios, we pride ourselves on offering state-of-the-art equipment tailored to elevate your recording and mixing experience.

Our studio features industry-leading gear, such as Apple Mac computers, Apollo x16 Interface, Neve 8816 Summing Mixer, SSL Fusion Compressor, and more. Our skilled team of professionals is dedicated to helping you achieve the best possible sound for your project.

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We recognise the significance of utilising powerful and dependable equipment for music production. That’s why we’ve selected Apple Mac computers as the foundation of our setup. These machines deliver outstanding processing capabilities, ensuring a smooth and efficient creative workflow. The user-friendly interface of Apple Mac computers allows for seamless integration with other equipment, making it simple to combine various elements of your production environment.

The performance of Apple Mac computers is consistently remarkable, allowing you to concentrate on your creativity without being concerned about technical issues. Additionally, their compatibility with a broad range of industry-standard software and hardware ensures that you have access to the tools required to realise your creative vision. By incorporating Apple Mac computers into our studio setting, we aim to provide an exceptional experience for all users, from experienced professionals to budding musicians.

Whether you’re recording, mixing, or mastering your next project, rely on the unparalleled performance and versatility of Apple Mac computers at Orb Studios.

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At Orb Studios, we understand the critical role that a high-quality audio interface plays in the music production process. That’s why we’ve chosen the Apollo x16 Interface as an essential component of our studio setup. This powerful audio interface offers 16 audio input and output channels, allowing maximum flexibility when recording and mixing your projects.

The Apollo x16 Interface is renowned for its pristine sound quality, thanks to its high-resolution A/D and D/A conversion capabilities. This ensures that your recordings capture every nuance of your performance with exceptional clarity and detail. One of the standout features of the Apollo x16 Interface is its Thunderbolt connectivity, which provides ultra-low latency during recording and playback. This means you can work confidently, knowing your creative workflow will remain smooth and uninterrupted.

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At Orb Studios, we recognise the importance of achieving a rich and warm sound in music production. That’s why we’ve incorporated the Neve 8816 Summing Mixer into our studio setup, allowing you to take your mixes to new heights. This summing mixer offers 16 channels of summing, providing ample flexibility for combining various audio sources.

The Neve 8816 Summing Mixer is celebrated for its unparalleled analogue warmth and depth, which is synonymous with the classic Neve sound. This characteristic helps you create a sonic signature that sets your mixes apart from the rest. One of the key advantages of the Neve 8816 Summing Mixer is its easy integration with digital workflows. It bridges the gap between the analogue and digital realms, enabling you to harness the best of both worlds during the production process.

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We understand the need for versatile and powerful tools in music production. That’s why we’ve chosen the SSL Fusion as a key component of our studio setup. This analogue processor brings modern enhancements to the traditional analogue signal path, providing you with a unique and flexible tool for shaping your sound.

The SSL Fusion is highly regarded in the industry for its diverse compression settings, allowing you to add density and movement to your mixes. This versatility makes it an invaluable asset for achieving your projects’ perfect balance and dynamics. One of the standout features of the SSL Fusion is its ability to seamlessly blend with various genres and styles.

Whether working on a hard-hitting electronic track or a delicate acoustic piece, the SSL Fusion can help you sculpt your sound perfectly.

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We recognise the significance of crystal-clear audio in music production, so we’ve incorporated the Audient PreAmp into our lineup of equipment. This preamp is known for its transparent and clean sound, essential for capturing your recordings’ true essence.

The Audient PreAmp boasts low noise and low distortion, ensuring that your audio remains free from unwanted artefacts. Its flexible input options make it suitable for various recording applications, from vocals to instruments. One of the key advantages of the Audient PreAmp is its excellent dynamic range, which means it can accurately capture both subtle nuances and powerful peaks in your performances. This makes it an invaluable tool for achieving professional-quality recordings in any genre.

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At Orb Studios, we understand the importance of having versatile and powerful music production tools, so we’ve included the MOTU Midi Controller and Midi Keyboard in our studio setup. These devices offer a comprehensive solution for controlling virtual instruments, synthesisers, and other MIDI-enabled equipment, providing you with endless creative possibilities.

The MOTU Midi Controller is known for its highly responsive controls and seamless integration with popular DAWs, allowing for efficient and intuitive control over your virtual instruments and effects. Its customisable layout ensures that you can tailor the controller to your specific needs, making it an essential tool for any producer or musician.

The Midi Keyboard offers a dynamic and expressive playing experience, enabling you to easily perform intricate melodies and chord progressions. Its touch-sensitive keys and pitch bend/modulation wheels provide you with the tools needed to add depth and character to your performances.

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We appreciate the value of having precise and efficient tools for music production. That’s why we’ve incorporated the Drawmer Controller and Faderport 8 Production Controller into our studio setup, providing you with enhanced control over your mixes and recordings.

The Drawmer Controller is known for its accuracy and ease of use, offering a hands-on approach to adjusting levels, panning, and other mix parameters. Its intuitive design ensures that you can make precise adjustments quickly, enhancing the overall workflow during the mixing process.

The Faderport 8 Production Controller offers a comprehensive solution for controlling your DAW, featuring eight touch-sensitive motorised faders and a range of dedicated buttons for transport controls, automation, and more. Its seamless integration with popular DAWs ensures that you can navigate and control your sessions effortlessly.

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We understand the crucial role that accurate monitoring plays in creating exceptional music productions. That’s why we’ve carefully selected our studio monitors to provide you with the most precise and reliable listening environment possible. Studio monitors are designed to honestly represent your audio, allowing you to make critical decisions during the recording, mixing, and mastering stages. These essential tools enable you to identify and address any issues in your mix, ensuring that your productions translate well across various playback systems.

Our studio monitors offer a wide frequency response, revealing even the most subtle details in your audio. Their exceptional clarity and defined stereo imaging help you achieve a balanced and immersive soundstage, bringing your music to life.

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We recognise the importance of capturing pristine and detailed audio in music production. That’s why we’ve equipped our studio with a diverse selection of microphones, including the renowned TLM 49 Microphone and other high-quality mics, to ensure that your recordings sound their absolute best.

The TLM 49 Microphone is celebrated for its warm, vintage tone and excellent presence, making it an ideal choice for recording vocals and acoustic instruments. Its cardioid polar pattern ensures focused and clear recordings while minimising unwanted background noise. In addition to the TLM 49, our collection of microphones includes options suitable for various recording applications.

We have the right microphone for every situation, from dynamic mics for drums and guitar amps to small-diaphragm condensers for capturing intricate details.

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We believe in providing our clients with a comprehensive and powerful music production environment. That’s why we’ve chosen Logic Pro X as our primary DAW, complemented by an extensive selection of Native Instruments plug-ins and a versatile patch bay system.

Logic Pro X is a feature-rich DAW offering a seamless recording, editing, and mixing of your music workflow. Its intuitive interface and advanced capabilities make it an ideal choice for beginners and experienced producers. Native Instruments plug-ins provide a vast array of virtual instruments, synthesisers, and effects, allowing you to shape your sound and achieve professional-quality results. These plug-ins offer endless creative possibilities, from realistic orchestral libraries to cutting-edge electronic sounds.

Our patch bay system enables flexible routing of audio signals within the studio, ensuring that you can quickly and easily connect your gear and streamline your workflow. This efficient setup allows for greater experimentation and creativity during your recording sessions.

Discover Orb Studios Equipment

Are you eager to see how our state-of-the-art equipment can revolutionise your music production process?

At Orb Studios, we’re committed to providing you with the best tools and expertise in the industry. Don’t let another day go by without experiencing the incredible impact our top-tier gear can have on your recordings and mixes. From Apollo x16 Interface to SSL Fusion Compressor, our studio is equipped to handle any project, big or small.

Contact us today, and let’s explore how Orb Studios can help you bring your creative vision to life like never before.