Stoneman Studios recording studio control room for audio and music production

Welcome to Stoneman Studios Recording, Music Production, Marketing Services

Vocal Recording, ADR, Podcasts, Music Production, and Marketing Experts

A California Corporation since 2006

About Us

Music and Beat Production

Stoneman Studios Live recording room

If you are looking for the right expertise and equipment to create and record the best sound possible, you are in the right place. We provide a warm, creative, and professional environment to allow you to raise your creativity and talent to new heights. 

We also have full beat creation and notation capabilities with Ableton, Finale, StaffPad, and a Wacom 27" input tablet for you to create your sounds right in our studio.

Vocal Recording

Mary King vocal recording session at Stoneman Studios in Milpitas

We are known for producing superior vocal recordings.  Check out our sample page for some amazing examples.

ADR

ADR session at Stoneman Studios in Milpitas

We have the right experience and equipment for your Automatic Dialogue Replacement projects.

More

Podcast session with Danny Boy and Bexx at Stoneman Studios in Milpitas

Podcasts

We have a perfect setup and ambiance for podcasts.  With the best equipment, multiple room choices, and depth of experience, your podcasts will sound their best.

Dhol recording at Stoneman Studios

Indian Specialties

  • Vocal recording
  • Percussion recording
  • Instrumental recording
  • Beat creation
  • Carnatic, Hindustani, Punjabi

Top of the line microphones, consoles, software, outboard gear, and effects at Stoneman Studios, Milpitas

Our Equipment

Microphones

  • ELUX 251 - one of the best vocal microphones ever made
  • Neumann U87 - the standard for vocal, rap, and hip-hop recording
  • Earthworks QTC1 (2) - amazing matched pair produces outstanding instrumental recordings
  • Shure wireless system with lavaliers (2)
  • Sennheiser MD421 (2) - we have a pair of these workhorse industry standards for percussion, amplifier, and podcasts
  • EV RE-20 (2) - the broadcast and podcast standard
  • Sennheiser MKH-416 Shotgun Condenser - the absolute favorite for Voice Over artists
  • Sennheiser e904 (2) - matched pair for perfect drum capture
  • AKG D112 - the ultimate kick drum and bass cabinet mic


Vintage microphones

  • Groove Tubes MD2 - exceptional on vocals
  • Altec 639B Birdcage (dynamic + ribbon) 
  • RCA Varacoustic (ribbon)


A wide variety of various mics such as SM57s (3) and harp mics 

(Astatic, Turner, Monarch)


Preamps

  • Martech MSS-10, API 512C, OSA, Avalon M5, GML, Sony DMX-R100


Compressors 

  • Distressors (2), Purple MC-77, Crane Song STC-8 and HEDD, SPL Transient Designer (4), UREI BL-40 (2), Collins 26-U, Federal AM-864/U, DBX 902 (2)


Effects

  • Eventide H8000, Fractal Audio Axe FXii, T.C. Electronics FireworX, Roland Dimension D (the real thing), Eventide Instant Flanger (the first and best ever flanger), Chandler Stereo Digital Echo, Boss RC-300 Loop Station, and at least 35 guitar pedals (including Wilson, Wampler, Strymon, Fulltone, and vintage effects like the Maestro Phase-1, EH Black Russian Big Muff, EH Black Finger, and Budda Budwha)

Plugins 

  • All of the standard plugins + Revoice, Autotune, Algorythmix Red EQ, FabFilter, Softube (Weiss) and many more


Keyboards 

  • Yamaha S80 (88 key weighted), Roland Super JX, Yamaha DX9


Synths and Libraries

  • Vienna Orchestra, Serum, Dune, Iris 2, Toontrack Superior Drummer, Trilian, Artura Suite, Korg Trident and N1R, Roland TD-8, Roland GR-30 (with Roland-Ready Strat), Native Instruments Komplete 11 Suite, over 4TB of samples.


Consoles, DAWs, Recorders

  • Sony DMX-R100 (2)
  • Nuendo 10, Wavelab 10, Ableton 10 (with Push), Studio One, Reaper
  • Roland/Edirol 4 Channel High-Resolution field recorder


Monitors

  • Focal Twin 6 Be 6
  • Focal Sub 6 Powered Studio Woofer
  • Yamaha NS-10M
  • Audiophile 5.1 System

Headphones

  • Sony HD600 (1)
  • Sony MDR-7506 (2)
  • Sennheiser HD280 (6)
  • Beyerdynamic DT150 (1)
  • AKG K240 (1)
  • Etymotic ER4XR (Earbuds)
  • Etymotic (Electonic earplugs)
  • Westone (Earbuds)


Guitar Amps

  • Fender Super Reverb (1973), Supro Jupiter, Mesa Boogie DC-3, Randall RTC50/2 (Avatar 4x12 and 2x10 cabinets), Roland Cube, Ampeg V2


Notation

  • Finale, StaffPad, Wacom 27" touch tablet


Instruments

  • Traphegan Classical Guitar, Taylor 814CE Steel String Guitar, Gibson ES-335 ('59 Custom Shop), Fender Stratocaster (3 - American Standard, Roland-Ready Synth, Mex Special), G&L ASAT, Fender Jazz Bass, Ibanez 5 String Bass, Violin

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