Studio A offers maximum versatility with comfort and elegance to music and sound.
Studio A provides a spacious tracking room featuring a flexible system of isolation that offers configurable layout to musicians.
The room is centered around a custom and fully restored 1975 EMI Neve console, rare of its kind produced by Neve.
It was built for EMI Mexico like her big sister at Abbey Road, where it recorded hits such as Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here.
Considered to be one of the best sounding consoles ever produced it provides impeccable vintage analog tone with the flexibility needed for modern recording sessions.
Recently renovated by Christian Malcurt, the control room offer flush-mounted Custom ATC monitors and a bunch of the rarest compressors and Equalizers.
We’re offering over 80 available mics here at QDS from the legendary Neumann U47 to rare STC 4035 including all the classics such Neumann U67 & KM56 or RCA 44 & 77.
Studio A offer the latest Mac Pro equipped with HDX card, Black Magic 4k card and an arsenal of plug-ins with Octo UAD card.
From rock bands to 10 pieces string ensemble, there is something in Studio A for everyone (ou this room has seen it all).
Studio A hosts our Fazioli F183 grand piano, which is easily moved to any of the two tracking spaces.
Over 3 drum kits, bass and guitars, and a full range of keyboard instruments (Hammond B3, Wurlitzer 200a, Fender Rhodes 73, CP-70, Farfisa and Moog Synths, etc).
Surface : 40.00 m²
Height : 3.10 m
Surface : 15.00 m²
Height : 2.60 m
Surface : 4.50 m²
Height : 2.20 m
Vintage 1975 EMI-Neve 24x 1093 (4 band EQ) and 16 Returns
Pro Tools HD 2021 (HDX)
Lynx Aurora(n) (48in/out)
Custom TAD + ATC Speakers
Preamp / EQ
Ampex 351 (x2)
API 212L Preamp (x5)
API 550a Vintage EQ (x4)
API 554 Vintage EQ (x2)
API 560 Graphic EQ (x2)
Millennia HD-3V x8
Pultec EQH-2 (x2)
Telefunken V76/80 (x2)
Telefunken V77 (x2)
Altec 436c (With EMI Mods)
DBX 160 VU (x2)
Empirical Labs Distressor EL8-X (x2)
Neve 33609 C
SSL FX G384
Tube Tech CL-1B
Urei 1176 Black Face (x2)
Eventide H3000 D/SE
Lexicon 480L (On demand)
Lexicon PCM 42
- 1 → 4 days: 850€ /day (VAT excl.)
- 5 → 9 days: 800€ /day (VAT excl.)
- 10 → 20 days: 750€ /day (VAT excl.)
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
• Session is 10 hours/day (Start is between 8am et 11am).
• Avaibility of the floating equipment (Mics, Instruments) must be check in advance.
• Studio assistant is include in the current rate.
• Sound engineer are not included in the current rate.
• Piano tuning: 100€ HT
• Lock-Out 10am-0am is possible upon request.
• Orchestra or large Jazz formation: above 8 musicians – Please contact us.