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

Stoneman Studios Live recording room

Music and Beat Production

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.

ADR session at Stoneman Studios in Milpitas

ADR

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

Mary King vocal recording session at Stoneman Studios in Milpitas

Vocal and Voice Over Recording

We are known for producing superior vocal recordings.  Check out our sample page for some amazing examples.  Source Connect is available for remote VO sessions.

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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 U87ai - the standard for vocal, rap, and hip-hop 
  • Earthworks QTC1 (2) - amazing matched pair produces 
  • Coles 4050 Stereo Ribbon Microphones
  • Shure wireless system with lavaliers (2)
  • Sennheiser MD421 (2) -  for percussion and cabinets
  • EV RE-20 (2) - the broadcast and podcast standard
  • EV RE-320 (2)
  • Sennheiser MKH-416 Shotgun Condenser - the VO favorite
  • Sennheiser e904 (2) - matched pair for drum capture
  • AKG D112 - the ultimate kick drum and bass cabinet mic


Vintage microphones

  • Groove Tubes MD2 - LDC with a cool vintage flavor
  • Altec 639B Birdcage (dynamic + ribbon) 
  • RCA Varacoustic (ribbon)


Other microphones such as:

 Shure SM57s (3), Shure Beta52 (1), and harp mics 

(Astatic, Turner, Monarch)


Preamps

  • Martech MSS-10
  • GML 8302
  • AEA TRP Ribbon Preamp
  • API 512C
  • OSA MPC-1 (2)
  • Avalon M5
  • Ashly BP-41 (Bass Preamp)
  • Digitech BP-80 (Bass Preamp)
  • Sony DMX-R100 (48)


Compressors 

  • Distressors (2)
  • Purple MC-77
  • Crane Song STC-8 (Mastering Compressor)
  • Crane Song HEDD (Mastering Converter)
  • SPL Transient Designer (4)
  • UREI BL-40 (2)
  • Collins 26-U
  • Federal AM-864/U
  • DBX 902 (2)
  • DMX-R100 - Sony Oxford (96)


EQs 

  • Algorythmix Linear Phase PEQ Red (Mastering EQ)
  • DBX 905 (2)
  • DMX-R100 - Sony Oxford  (96)


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
  • More than 35 guitar pedals (including Wampler, Strymon, Fulltone, Wilson (Wah), and vintage effects like the Maestro Phase-1, EH Black Russian Big Muff, EH Black Finger, and Budda Budwha)


D/A - A/D Converters 

  • Mytek 8 X 192 ADDA (8 channels)
  • Crane Song HEDD (2 Channels - Mastering)
  • Sony DMX-R100 (48 Channels)


Plugins 

The Best

  • Revoice Pro 4
  • Autotune 8
  • Algorythmix Linear Phase PEQ Red (Mastering EQ)
  • Softube / Weiss DS1-MK3 (Mastering Compressor)
  • Softube / Weiss Deess
  • Softube / Weiss MM-1 Mastering Maximizer
  • Softube / Weiss Compressor Limiter
  • FabFilter Pro Q-3
  • FabFilter Pro L-2
  • Lexicon PCM Bundle
  • Relab LX480 Complete Reverb 
  • Izotope VocalSynth
  • Native Instruments Komplete 11
  • Impact Soundworks Pedal Steel
  • Source Elements Source Connect


The Rest

  • Waves Diamond Bundle (including L1 and L3 Limiters)
  • Waves API 2500 (Mastering Compressor)
  • C1 Compressor and Gate
  • PuigChild 670 Compressor
  • Waves L1 and L3 Ultra Multimaximizer
  • Vertigo VSC-2 Compressor
  • Native Instruments VC 160, VC 2A, VC 76 Compressors
  • SPL Transient Master
  • EMI TG12345 Channel Strip
  • Eventide UltraChannel
  • API 550A and 550B EQ
  • API 560 EQ
  • BrainWorx Digital V2
  • CurvEQ
  • Arturia M12, Mini, and SEM Filters
  • Izotope Stutter Edit
  • PSP Lotary
  • PSP PlanoVerb
  • Lexicon PSP42
  • Waves VocalRider


Keyboards 

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


Soft Synths 

  • Vienna Strings Library
  • Xfer Serum
  • Dune
  • Izotope Iris 2
  • Pigments 2
  • Toontrack Superior Drummer 3
  • Toontrack EZ Keys
  • Ozone Trilian
  • Arturia Suite 7
  • Native Instruments Komplete 11 Suite
  • Over 4TB of samples.


Analog Synths 

  • Korg Triton Rack
  • Korg N1R
  • Roland G30 Guitar Synth
  • Roland Super JX (with programming board)
  • Roland TD-8 (Drum Synth)
  • Yamaha S80
  • Boss DR-660


Consoles, DAWs, Recorders

  • Sony DMX-R100 (2)
  • Steinberg Nuendo 10
  • Steinberg Wavelab 10
  • Ableton Live 10 (with Push)
  • Studio One 3
  • Reaper
  • Roland/Edirol 4 Channel High-Resolution field recorder
  • Sound Devices MixPre 3 - The standard for film and video


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)
  • Beyerdynamic DT770 (1)
  • AKG K240 (1)
  • Audio Technica ATH-M50 (1)
  • Etymotic ER4XR In-Ear-Monitors
  • Etymotic (Electonic earplugs)
  • Westone UM Pro 30 In-Ear-Monitors


Guitar Amps and Cabinets

  • Fender Super Reverb (vintage 1973)
  • Supro Jupiter 1668RT
  • Supro Bantam (vintage early 70s)
  • Mesa Boogie DC-3
  • Randall RT2/50
  • Roland Cube
  • Ampeg V2 (vintage 70s)
  • VOX D5
  • Avatar 4x12 stereo cabinet (celstion and EVs)
  • Sandbag 2x10 cabinet


Notation

  • Finale 2019
  • Sibelius 7
  • StaffPad
  • Wacom 27" touch tablet


Instruments

  • Traphegan Classical Guitar
  • Taylor 814CE Steel String Guitar
  • Taylor 355 12-String Guitar
  • Gibson ES-335 ('59 Custom Shop)
  • Fender American Standard Stratocaster
  • Fender Roland-Ready Synth Stratocaster
  • Fender Stratocaster
  • G&L ASAT
  • Fender Jazz Bass
  • Ibanez 5 String Bass
  • Ibanez 4 String Bass
  • Violin

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