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Studio Equipment

Madison Ave Recording Studios provides our clients with the latest in project recording equipment.  Whatever it is you need to create your best work, we have it here at Madison Ave Recording Studios. Contact us today to reserve your session.


Studio One 5 Pro

Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

Studio One Professional is the flagship DAW from Presonus. It includes an industry-leading array of tools, plug-in effects and instruments that offer extreme flexibility and sonic quality to take professional results to another level.


VST Audio PlugINS

Software Audio Plugins

Madison Ave Studios has a large number of VST audio plugins including the Waves Gold, SSL 4000 and CLA Classic bundles. In addition, we have the Studio One Fat Channel collection which run in the DAW and on the desk.  These plugins bring a wealth of mixing and mastering power to our studio. From compressors, delays, compression, EQ, reverb, pitch correction and more, we have all the essentials your recordings need.


Addictive Drums 2

GetGood Drums

Drum Software

Our studio uses multiple drum software packages including XLN Audio's Addictive Drums 2 and GetGood Drums which give our clients more ways than ever to craft and fine-tune the perfect drums for virtually any type of music. We can either program drum loops or have a drummer play our acoustic drum set to trigger the our virtual drum sounds.


Presonus Controls

Monitor and MIDI Surface Controllers

The Monitor Station V2 and Faderport V2 Control Surface provides brilliant control of our Studio One DAW software via a touch-sensitive, motorized fader and dedicated transport controls.


Shure SM7b

We also have a several Shure SM7b mics -- the iconic mic that recorded Michael Jackson's vocals on the Thriller album. This mic is great on rock and metal vocals as well as in a broadcast application like the podcasts we've worked on.

Dynamic Vocal Microphone


Shure KSM44a

Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone

Our studio has several professional microphones for recording vocals and instruments.  One of our favorites is the Shure KSM44 - a go-to mic you can count on for great results in just about any project.


Acoustic Drums

Acoustic Drums with Recording Mics

The PDP by DW all-maple drums are equipped with two rack toms, two floor toms and Zildjian cymbals. Each drum is mic'd with an Audix D-series mic and the overhead mics are Audix ADX-51 condensers. We are also able to use this kit as trigger to access all of the amazing virtual drum sounds in Addictive Drums 2 and GetGood Drums by utilitizing UVI Drum Replacer software.


Yamaha MOX8 & MOX6

Music Production Synthesizer Workstation

Our studio has both the 88-key MOX8 (hammer-action) and 61-key MOX6 (synth-action) keyboards from Yamaha.  They combine a MOTIF XS sound engine, a MIDI keyboard controller with extensive DAW and VST control, multi-channel USB audio interfacing, onboard sequencing, and an extensive DAW / VST software bundle.


Line 6 Helix Floor

Professional Amp, Cabinet & Effects modeling

The Line 6 Helix® guitar processor has set a new standard for speed and ease of use to craft authentic and responsive guitar tones. Powered by next-generation HX Modeling technology, the Helix recreates amps, cabs, mics, and effects with accuracy and precision. Vintage and modern tube amp models give an authentic sound and feel, and are designed to interact with your playing like the originals.

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Presonus Sceptre S8

Temblor T10

Powered Studio Monitors and Subwoofer

The lifelike, three-dimensional soundstage of Sceptre® S8 studio monitors has garnered praise from some of the most critical engineers in the audio industry. Their unique design delivers pure and honest sound reproduction that brings to light subtle nuances in recordings that cannot be heard in other monitors. The result is panoramic imaging, finely detailed transient response, and stunning dynamics is nothing short of astonishing. The Presonus Temblor T10 subwoofer provides accurate mixing of the all important low end of the mix.

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Presonus StudioLive

32SX Digital Console

32 Channel Digital Console

Our top of the line gear includes a Presonus StudioLive 32SX mixing console that serves as our audio interface and DAW Controller.  The 32SX provides professional XMAX mic preamps, high quality A-D converters and a fast USB computer interface.

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