Shiny Things Studio

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Shiny Things Studio is my 750-square foot recording studio bordering Bed Stuy and South Williamsburg, with a generously sized live room, amp isolation room, and a vintage Neotek Elite console as the centerpiece. Below is a list of equipment at Shiny Things Studios. I’m constantly adding more gear, so if you don’t see something, just ask!


32-channel Neotek Elite console
(3) Universal Audio Apollo x16
Ex Machina Soundworks Quasar monitors
Little Labs Monotor
(4) Hear Back Pro 16-channel personal mixers


(2) AEA N22
AKG D12e (vintage)
(2) AKG 414 XLS
Audix i5
(2) Audix SCX25A
Beyerdynamic M88
(2) Coles 4038
Custom C12
(2) Earthworks QTC1
(2) EV 635A (vintage)
Heil PR31BW
(2) Neumann KM84 (vintage)
(2) Neumann U67
(2) Oktava 012 (With cardioid, omni, and hypercardioid capsules)
Revox M3500 (Beyerdynamic M201) (vintage)
Sennheiser 421
Sennheiser 441N (vintage)
(2) Shure SM57
Various contact mics and lo-fi mics


(30) Neotek Elite preamps
(2 channels) AEA TRP2
(4 channels) API 3124
(4 channels) Universal Audio 4-710D


(2) API 525
(2) dbx 160x
(2) ELI Distressor w Brit mod
(2) Inward Connections The Brute
(2) Pete’s Place BAC
Schmidlin FED+ (Federal AM864 Vari Mu Compressor)
Serpent Audio SB4001 Buss Compressor
Shure Level Loc
(8) SSL X-rack dynamics units
(2) Standard Audio Level-Or
Undertone Audio Unfairchild 670M II


(30) Neotek Elite 4-band fully parametric channel EQs
(2) Avedis E27
Chandler Curve Bender
(2) Chandler Little Devil EQ
(2) DBX 215
(2) Maag EQ2
(2) Wunder Audio Allotrope

Effects and Special Processing

Allison Labs HP & LP Filters 2-B
Avenson mid/side
Little Labs Redcloud
(2) Moog Ladder Filters

Guitars and Basses

PRS Custom 24
Silvertone Bobcat (1960s)
Vox Starstream 12 (1960s)

Gibson J-50 Acoustic (1964)
Guild Dreadnought (1982)
Martin J-1

Fender P Bass Mexican Standard
Warwick FNA Jazzman

Keyboards and Synths

Dave Smith Instruments/Oberheim OB-6
Knabe Upright Piano with Mute Rail
Korg Mono/Poly
Magnus Chord Organ
Moog Grandmother
Omnichord OM-84
Schoenhut Toy Grand Piano
Teenage Engineering OP-1
Wurlitzer 200A
Yamaha PS-20

Drums and Percussion

1968 Ludwig Standard 3-ply maple drum kit – 22″ kick, 14×5 snare, 12, 13, 16 toms
Ludwig Supraphonic 6.5″
Tama trash snare
Various vintage and new cymbals and hi hats

Misc Other Instruments

Lanikai Ukulele
Kalimba (D Maj)
Customizable Music Box


Fender Princeton Reverb blackface reissue, modded (12″ Celestion speaker, more wattage)
Fender Bassman 1968 Silverface with original cabinet (Vintage)
Magnasync Moviola
Orange Microcrush
Supro Comet
Vox AC30CC (head/cab)

Pedals, Effects, DIs

Black Arts Toneworks Pharaoh
Boss DD7
Boss CS3 Compressor (modded)
Boss RC-30 Loop Station
Dunlop Bass Wah
Earthquaker Devices Pyramids Flanger
Earthquaker Devices Sunn O))) Life Pedal
Earthquaker Devices Tone Job
EHX Big Muff
EHX Cathedral
EHX Harmonic Octave Generator 2
EHX Small Clone
Fairfield Circuitry Shallow Water
Fuzzrocious Empty Glass
Hotone Soul Press
Ibanez TS9 (Modded)
Klon KTR
Korg tuner
Malekko 616 Dark
Malekko 616
Meris Ottobit Jr
Morley ABY
MXR Dynacomp
Noisekick FX Laser Cat Fuzz
ProCo Rat
Roland Funny Cat (vintage)
Smiletone Audio Disco Brick Phaser
Strymon El Capistan


Cloud Cloudlifter CL-2
Little Labs Redeye
Radial ProD2
Radial SGI
Rupert Neve Designs RNDI
Whirlwind passive DI