Instruments

Keyboards

  • Fender Rhodes Electric Piano (not working currently)
  • Yamaha Baby Grand 61
  • 1976 Hammond B3 Organ
  • Rotating Leslie 147 Cabinet
  • Wurlitzer Electric Piano

Drums

  • Slingerland 5 piece (Levon Helm custom series)
  • Yamaha 5 piece Recording Custom
  • Gretsch 4 piece Vintage
  • 2 - Ludwig Vintage Toms 12" 15" (gift to Levon from Ringo Starr) 
  • 1 - Marching Bass Drum (Low End for Days !)
  • Various Percussion (too much to mention)
  • 2 Gretsch Kits (Levon’s)
  • Selected snare drums from Ludwig, Slingerland, Gretsch, Rogers, Yamaha, Pearl and Bradey
  • Selected vintage wood & metal marching snare drums & Tom Toms
  • All Cymbals by Zildjian (too many to list)

Amps

  • Roland JC120
  • Fishman Loud Box 100 Acoustic Instrument Amplifier
  • Fishman Loud Box Performer Acoustic Instrument Amplifier
  • Gallien Krueger 800rb bass amp head
  • 4 x 10" bass CAB
  • Fender Tweed Bassman 4 X 10"
  • Orange tiny terror amp

All Cabling by:

  • Mogami, Belden, Monster, and Planet Waves

Recorders

  • Apple G5 2.5GHz Dual Processor
  • Digidesign Pro Tools HD3 Accel
  • 2 - Digidesign 192 I/O with Expansion 32 A/D 16 D/A
  • Apogee Big Ben Master Clock
  • MCI Analog 2" 24trk
  • Plug-Ins by Massey, Bombfactory, Focusrite, Digidesign, and more. 

Consoles

  • Digidesign Focusrite Control 24
  • Midas 32 Channel Venice
  • WEM AudioMaster with Spring Reverb
  • Berhingher X32 FoH/Mon console

Outboard Gear

Compressors

  • Gate STA - Level Vintage Custom  (5 Stage Recovery Settings)
  • 2 - UREI LA - 3A Leveling Amplifier
  • Neve 33609 Compressor/Limiter
  • 2 - Empirical Labs EL8 Distressors
  • DBX 160

Channel Strips

  • Universal Audio 6176 6108B Tube Preamplifier 1176LN Limiting Amplifier

Additional Pre-Amps

  • Vintech Audio Model - 473 Class A All Discrete (4 Channels)
  • API 3124 (4-channels) 

Microphones

Tube Mics

  • Neumann U47
  • Audio Technica 4060
  • Avantone CV12
  • Rode NTK 

Ribbon Mics

  • 2 - Avantone CR14

Condenser Mics

  • 4 - Neumann U87
  • 2 - Neumann KM 184
  • 2 - Neumann TLM 103
  • 2 - Soundelux U195
  • Audio Technica 4050
  • 2 - Audio Technica 4047
  • Shure SM81
  • 2 - Rode NT5
  • 2 - EV Cardinal

Dynamic Mics

  • 2 - AKG D112
  • Shure Beta 52
  • 6 - Shure SM57
  • 6 - Shure SM58
  • 4 - Sennheiser MD421
  • 2 - EV RE20
  • EV RE27ND
  • 2 - EV Raven
  • 2 - EV N/D 468

Monitors

  • Adam P11 Active Studio Monitors
  • Yamaha NS - 10M 

Headphones

  • Sony MDR 7506
  • Audio Technica ATH-M40fs

Cue System

  • Furman HDS 6 Cue system
  • 10 - Furman HR 6 Substations

DI's

  • Fishman Loud Box 100
  • Acoustic Instrument Amplifier / DI
  • Fishman Loud Box Performer
  • Acoustic Instrument Amplifier / DI
  • Fishman Pro EC Platinum
  • Whirlwind MULTI-DIRECTOR 4 Channel
  • 4 - Whirlwind EDB 1
  • 2 Radial passive DIs
  • Radial Active DI
 

Any questions about studio booking and in-house performance + recording equipment can be directed to our house production manager, Brendan McDonough (brendan@levonhelm.com).