STUDIO


LOST SOUND is a recording studio in Marrickville, Sydney. The studio is part of the Golden Retriever complex on Faversham Street. The control room is sunlit and the tracking space is also filled with natural light.

Lost Sound primarily services independent musicians to track and/or produce records at an affordable rate.

RATES


$450/day for full use of control room + booth, or
$670/day to use the live room in addition to control room + booth (see details below).

The reason for the additional cost of the live room is that it needs to be hired separately. This helps keep costs down for people who don’t need a big tracking space on every session.

You may also choose to bring in your own engineer, and I will be available to assist the session at no extra cost. The studio prices remain the same in this case, plus the cost of your engineer, at their behest.




LIVE ROOM


There is a large live room available for live band tracking, orchestral recording etc. now with a booth for singers/amps. It sounds great. See below for photos and details:



TAPE


We run an Otari 1/2” tape machine and Tascam 38 1/2” machine (both 8 track) in addition to digital recording. Tape is free to use, unless you decide you would like to keep the tapes, in which case it is priced at $110 per half hour reel.




EQUIPMENT


Mixing Console

Trident 65 (20 channels)

Tape Machine

Otari MX5050 1/2” 8-track
Tascam 38 1/2” 8-track (In Repair)

Computer Recording

Antelope Orion 32
Logic Pro X
Pro Tools
Mac Mini

Preamplifiers

Daking Mic Pre IV (4)
Quad Eight AM-10 (2)
Siemens V72 (in Vintagetools Rack)
Sebatron vmp4000e (4)
Sytek MPX-4A (4)
Trident 65 (16)

Outboard Effects

Alesis 3630 Compressor
BSS DPR-402 Compressor
Daking FET Compressor (2)
Daking VCA Compressor (500 Series)
dbx 163 Compressor (2)
Fostex 3180 Stereo Spring Reverb
FMR Really Nice Compressor
FMR Really Nice Leveling Amplifier
Hairball 1176 (Rev F)
Pultec EQP (500 Series)
Retro Doublewide Tube Compressor (500 Series)
Roland RE-101 Space Echo
Smart C1LA Bus Compressor (500 Series)
SPL Transient Designer (2)

Monitoring

Neumann KH120A
Yamaha NS10-M Studio (Perreaux Amplifier)
Audio-Technica ATH-50Mx Headphones (3)
Fostex T40RP Headphones
Roland RH-300 Headphones
Lake People Headphone Amplifier (2)
Furman HDS-6 Personal Mix System ​(5)

Microphones

AKG D112
Audio Technica 4050
Audio Technica Pro37 (2)
Beyerdynamic M201
Beyerdynamic M160 (2)
Beyerdynamic M69
Beyerdynamic M88
Beyerdynamic MC930 (2)
Neumann U87 (Original 1970s)
Neumann TLM 102
Røde NT1A
Schoeps CMC5U MK4 (2)
Sennheiser MD421 (2)
Sennheiser E906
Shure SM57 (3)
Shure SM7B

Please ask if there are any additional microphones or effects that you are specifically after for your project as I may be able to organise their use for your session.

Misc.

Radial JDI (2)
Triton Fethead
20+ Effects Pedals

Instruments

Fender MIJ Stratocaster (1989)
Gibson Melody Maker Reissue
Martin LX1E Acoustic Guitar
Big Baby Taylor Acoustic Guitar
Sigma 000M-15 Acoustic Guitar
Korg SV-1 Weighted Keyboard
Squier Bass Guitar
Fender Bassman 50w Head (In repair currently)
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe (USA Made)
Laney VC30 Guitar Amplifier
Tempo Japanese Guitar Amplifier
2x12 Eminence/EV Speaker Cabinet
Pearl Cuica
Various Keyboards


CLIENTS


Abel Ibanez
Abigail & Daisy
Adrien Gaitan Castaneda
Adults
Angie
Assad
Avoid Island
Bed Wettin’ Bad Boys
Birthday Girl
Black Turtles
Camperdown & Out
Charlie Wells
Clean Shirt
Club Weld
Crane Games
Cured Pink
David Grubbs
Deborah Cooke
Dead Farmers
Display Homes
Dive Bell
Dog Dick Pink
Dream Good
Edwin Morehead
End Scene
Ela Stiles
Ella Haber
Ellen Mara
Emma Swift
Eush
Family
Forakt
Garry David
Golden Scalpel
Glenn Heath and The Deep Blue Sea
Helena Massey
The Highfalutin Roadhouse Band
Hilary Santa Maria
The Holy Soul
Hotel
Housewives
Imbi
Jon Dory
Jordi White
Knitted Abyss
Kris Carter
Loene Carmen
LA Suffocated
Married Man
Meteor Infant
Nic Cassey
Nina Renee
Oddnesse
Only The Lonely
oWo
Pallet
Paul Turner
Pete Foxe
Pilot Herge
Plektra
The Rangoons
Raw Prawn
Restless Leg
Robyn Hitchcock
Shrapnel
Slim Set
Sydney Mandolin Orchestra
Tafeworm
Thorax
Tim & The Boys
Tito Espinosa
Tom Ridgewell
Tuff Whippet
The Vacant Lot
Victoria
Video Ezy
Whipped Cream Chargers



CONTACT/BOOKING


David
dhakerman@gmail.com