Dan Hosker Studio
Miami Beach
Isolation Booth
- 7ft x 6ft / floated & self standing (drum kit + 8 amps)
- guitar amp iso box
- outdoor view / AC


shadow hills industries mastering compressor

Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Buss Processor

API 2500 stereo bus compressor

Chandler Limited TG1 Limiter - EMI - Abbey Road Special Edition

Retro Sta-Level (
6386 tube)

Teletronix LA 2A (tube)

Universal Audio 1176LN Blackface

Summit Audio TLA 100A (tube)

Avalon 2044 Opto-Compressor

Empirical Labs Distressor / Brit Mod

DBX 160A

Manley Massive Passive EQ (2ch tube)

Neve 8803 Dual EQ

(2) Mercury EQ-P1 Pultec Program Equalizers  (1ch tube) / switchable interstage transformer

API 550b EQ (1ch with 2520 Op Amp)

Trident 80B EQ

(2) Focusrite ISA 110  (2ch)

Pultec Filter HLF-3C / Passive


Phoenix Audio (UK) DRS-1  (1ch)

Great River  MP-1NV  (1ch)

Neve 1073LB

API 512c (1ch with 2520 Op Amp)

A-Designs Pacifica (Dual Mono / 70's Quad Eight)

Universal Audio 2-610 (2ch / Tube)

(2) Focusrite ISA 110  (2ch)


Ampex 351 (1ch tube)

Reverb and Effects
Bricasti Design  M7

Quantec QRS/XL

Gates & De-esser

Drawmer DS 201 Dual Gate

Orban 536A Dynamic Sibilance Controller


Neumann M149 Tube

Neumann U87

Royer R-122 Active Ribbon

AEA A840 Active Ribbon

Ashman Acoustics SOM50 SuperOmni™ (matched pair)
presented by Craig Schumacher @ Pot Luck Audio Conference 2013

Soundelux 195

Groove Tube GT67 Tube

AKG 451

Beyer M201 (2 mics)

Sennheiser 421N (grey) / Tuchel connector


ATM 25 Hypercardioid Dynamic (2 mics)

ADK THOR tri-polar pattern multi voice condenser SPL 150dB

Shure SM7b

Heil PR30

Sennheiser e602 large diaphragm capsule

Audix D6 (2 mics)

AKG D112

Yamaha Subkick (100Hz to 2000Hz)

Electro Voice 635

Shure 55SH Series II

Digital Audio Workstation
- Intel i7-3770K / 3.50 GHz 8 MB LGA1155 chipset / Asus Sabertooth Z77 / 32GB DDR3 memory
- 1.5 ft = 1ms latency / available DSP Buffer Settings 32/0.7ms or 64/1.5ms
- Lavry Engineering CrystalLock word clock / Apogee Wyde Eye 75ohm 1.6 cable terminated.
- A comprehensive collection of DAW software

Lavry Engineering 4496 A/D 2ch Converter

Apogee Rosetta 800 A/D & D/A 8ch Converter

RME HDSPe AIO PCI express audio interface

stereo channel passive summing box / 8 stereo balanced inputs and 1 stereo balanced output
choice of Studer A810 / A-Designs Pacifica / UA 2-610 / Focusrite 110 preamps for make up gain.

Analog Recorder

Studer A810 2 track 1/4" (analog tape 3.75 - 7.5 -15 - 30ips)


Otari MX-70  16 track 1" (analog tape 15 - 30ips)

Teac 3340s 4 track 1/4"  (analog tape 7.5 - 15ips)

Teac AX-10 sound on sound stereo echo unit
Teac AX-20 mix-down panel

Digital Recorder    
Panasonic SV-3800 DAT
8 channel  ADAT

30 Canare L-4E6S quad mic cables
10 Mic stands
Peterson StroboFlip
Stoboconn 6T5 (12 strobes)
Conn ST11 Strobotuner

Korg Toneworks DTR-2 Digital Tuner

Adam P11A active monitors

KRK 7000B

JBL 4311B

Yamaha NS10M

Bryston 3B amplifier

Pro-co RMS-1A / Monster speaker cable

Sennheiser HD580 headpones

Sony 700v tracking headphones

 2'' pyramid foam diffusion

Marshall 1977 JMP Mk II 50 watt (Mullard EL34 tubes)
Marshall 1960B cabinet / 4 Celestion G12M 25 watt Greenbacks (6402)
(series/parallel wiring @16 ohms)

1980 Custom Hiwatt 50 (Mullard 12AX7 & 6CA7 EL34 tubes)

two 1972 Fane Hiwatt Heavy Duty 12" Loudspeakers model 122147 @ 8ohms

Orange 40th anniversary OR50 (EL34 tubes)

Orange PPC112 60w Celestion Vintage 30 speaker @ 16ohms


1976 Fender Twin Reverb (NOS tubes)

Vox AC30 / Celestion Blue AlNiCo speakers

Fender Super-Sonic 60 head / 2x12

Fender Vibrato Champ (RCA tubes) / Jensen P10R - AlNiCo magnets

Vox (EL84 Sovtek tubes) / 15 watts
Leslie 25 cabinet with 2 motors / Chorale & Tremelo speeds (8 ohms)

Roland Jazz Chorus -120

Fender Pro Junior (NOS tubes)

Ampeg micro VR Bass Amp (200 watts)

Sunn Stagemaster (solid state)
Peavey 112 (solid state)

1971 Ludwig blue/olive badge red sparkle / 22x14" bass drum / 16x16" Floor Tom / 9x13" Rack Tom
DW Drum Workshop Collector's series 6 x 14" all natural maple 10 lug snare drum
Zildjian 18" K custom fast crash 45cm / Zildjian 16" K custom fast crash 40cm / Zildjian 20" K ride 51cm / Zildjian 14" hi hats / Zildjian 10" splash
DW 9002PC double bass pedals / DW 9500TB  hi hat stand / (3) DW 9700 cymbal stands / DW 9100AL throne / DW 9300 Snare Stand
Roto toms / Zildjian 18" China

Drum Buddy Analog Synth Drum Machine

Electric Guitars:
1977 Gibson Les Paul Standard
1953 Gibson ES 125 / P90 pickup archtop
1966 Gibson Melody Maker
Gibson SG
1958 Silvertone
Fender Strat (hardtail)
Fender Jazzmaster
Fender Telecaster
Fender Mustang
Rickenbacker 360 12 string
Gretsch 5120
Yamaha SG 2000 (neck through)
BC Rich Eagle (neck through)
Epiphone Firebird VII
Epiphone ES-175 hollow body archtop

Epiphone Sheraton semi-hollow body
Epiphone Double Neck SG electric 12 & 6 string
Guild SG
Fender Precision Bass (roundwound)
Fender Fretless Jazz Bass (flatwound)
Hofner Violin Bass (flatwound)

Acoustic Guitars:
Martin & Co DSR dread 6 string
Guild 12 string
Resonator Guitar (Johnson Jr-550 Bottle Slide Triolian)

Acoustic / Electric Mandolin (Fender  FM-52E)
Classical Guitar (Yamaha C-40)
Parlour Guitar

Electric Violin 
3/4 Full Size Upright Bass
4/4 Flamed Maple French Polished Cello



1921 Christman New York Baby Grand Piano

70's Hammond Organ with Leslie

Yamaha P90 Digital Grand Piano

70's Wurlitzer 140B Electric Piano

Deagan Vibraharp - 70's 582 Traveller 3 octave F > F
(Mike Balter pro vibe series mallets)

Buffet Tenor Sax (Meyer #7)
Bach Trombone
Bach Trumpet

Minimoog Voyager OS

Korg MS-20 mini

(2) HP Tube Oscillator model 200CD

RCA WA-44C Tube Oscillator
Schlumberger Solid State Oscillator

Moog Etherwave Theremin

Oxygen 8 USB controller
Drum Kat 3

Fulltone Tube Tape Echo

Fulltone Clyde Wah

Ampeg Scrambler

Earthquaker Devices Bit Commander

Z Vex Fuzz Factory

Z Vex Tremorama
Moog moogerfooger Ring Modulator

Electro Harmonix Delux Memory Man

Electro Harmonix Big Muff - USA & Russia


Electro Harmonix V256 Vocoder
Electro Harmonix Pog 2

Electro Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer

Pro-co Rat

Fulltone OCD

Pigtronix Philosopher's Tone

Jimi Hendrix System Fuzz Unit

Ernie Ball Volume Pedal

MXR Flanger / Doubler

MXR Pitch Transposer with display

MXR Analog Delay

MXR Blue Box

MXR Micro Chorus

MXR Classic 108 Fuzz

MXR Hand-wired 1974 Phase 90

MXR Phase 90

MXR Phase 100

MXR Envelope Filter

MXR Distortion +

MXR Dyna Comp

MXR Fullbore Metal

MXR Noise Gate

Boss PS-3

Boss SD-1

Boss DS-1

Boss Loop Station RC-2

Boss RE 20 Space Echo

Boss Digital Giga Delay DD-20

mti Tubes

Numark V7 Motorized Turntable
Real-time Digital Audio File Controller

Numark Axis 4 CD Player
Technics SL-1200MKS (2 turntables)
Bozak model CMA 10-2D mixer
over 2500 vinyl records

my old studio in Miami Beach 1996 > 2000

(2) QSC K12 powered PA speakers - active 1000-watt Class D power amp


Yamaha's DSR118W powered subwoofer - active 800-watt Class D power amp
12 channel 100 ft snake
16 channel board
1 Mackie TH12A monitor active 400-watt
3 DI boxes
mics > (2)
Sennheiser 838 / (2) Shure SM58 / (2) Shure SM57 / (3) Sennheiser e604 / (2) Audix D6 / (2) ATM25 / (2) Beyerdynamic m201 / Heil PR30
mic stands