Serenity West Recording’s API 1 is the ultimate one stop shop for recording, drums, bass, keys and guitars. It features a vintage API console, scores of vintage basses, guitars and drums as well as classic keyboards like Wurlitzers, Rhodes, Hammond Organs with Leslie cabinets as well as upright and grand pianos. Experienced session players and engineers are available to add their energy to your recordings. This private one room building Hollywood has gated lot and and loading dock for easy access.


CONSOLES & RECORDERS

  • 32 x 16 channel API console w32 550a EQ’s
  • 48 I/O ProTools Rig
  • Studer A800 MKIII 2”

INSTRUMENTS

  • Rhodes Electric Piano
  • Wurlitzer Electric Piano
  • Hammond A100 w/ Leslie
  • Various Drums Kits
  • Large selection of Percussion Elements
  • Kawai Grand Piano
  • Straub Upright Piano with muted tacks on middle pedal.

OUTBOARD GEAR

  • (2) Neve 1084
  • (2) Neve 1272
  • (1) API 312
  • (3) API 512
  • (1) Stereo API A2D
  • (1) Stereo Overstayer Dual NT mic pre/comp
  • (2) 1176LN
  • (3) EL8 Distressor
  • (1) Summit TLA – 100a
  • (1) GML Stereo Compressor
  • (1) Dyna-mite Stereo Compressor
  • (1) Bellari Stereo Compressor
  • (2) Stereo Overstayer Compressors
  • (1) Stereo Overstayer Saturator
  • (4) dbx 902 De-Essers
  • (5) dbx 903 compressors
  • (1) dbx 165a
  • (1) TC 2290 Delay
  • (1) Eventide GTR4000 Ultra-Harmonizer
  • (2) APSI 559 Passive EQ’s
  • (2) API 550 EQ’s
  • (4) API 525 Compressors

MICROPHONES

  • (2) Sony c37a’s
  • (2) Soyuz Tube Mics (fantastic new company)
  • (3) Vintage Neuman u87’s
  • (2) new Neuman u87’s
  • (1) AKG D30
  • (1) AKG D12
  • (1) Neuman u47fet
  • (1) Cole 4038 ribbon
  • (1) Royer 121
  • (2) RE20
  • (3) 421’s
  • (2) AKG414’s
  • (2) Calrec 4050
  • (2) Neuman KM184
  • (5) Shure SM7’s
  • (2) NS10 sub kicks
  • (2) Shure KSM141
  • Ample SM57’s