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About

South by Sea Studio A was imagined as a unique collaborative space where writers, musicians, and producers could create beyond the boundaries of traditional Nashville studios. Built and run by engineer Jeremiah Sinopoli for producer Brandon Metcalf, the studio features nearly 4,000 sq. ft of inspiring collaborative space. The control room is one of the largest in the United States, at just under 2,000 sq. ft . 4 Isolation Booths with extra large glass are unconventionally located at the edges of the control room, so that even musicians with instruments that demand high isolation can still feel like they're right there with the rest of the band. Additionally, the live room (over 1,00 sq. ft.) combines an industrial feel with acoustics that facilitate huge, punchy drums tones.

Check back soon for info about South X Sea's new Studio B!

Gear


There is a lot of great equipment out there, and our inventory changes often. If an item on this list is a necessity for your session, please contact us to confirm it's availability BEFORE scheduling. Similarly, if you don't see a particular piece of gear that you need for you session, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll see if we can get it for you!

MONITORING:
Augspurger Duo 8 MiniMain Pair w/ Sub 12 Pair
Dangerous Monitor ST
Aviom Personal Mixer Cue System

CONVERTERS:
Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog (x2)

CONSOLE:
**56 Channel Trident Vector 432

MICROPHONES:
Sony C800G
Flea 49 NEXT
Peluso P12
Neumann km84 (2)
AKG c451 (2)
AKG c214 (2)
Schoeps CMC5 MK 4 (2)
Rode K2 (modded)
Rode NT2A (2)
AKG D112
Electro Voice RE20
Royer 121
Coles 4038 (2)
RCA 44bx
RCA 74b
Peluso CEMC6 (2)
Shure SM57 (7)
Audio Technica AT4033
Audio Technical AT4040
Kel HM1 (2)
Sennheiser 421 (3)
Shure SM7
Shure Super 55Deluxe (black & red)
Shure 55SH II
Audix i5 (2)
Audix D6
Yamaha Subkick
Others

OUTBOARD PRE'S:
BAE 1023 (2 channels)
BAE 312A (3 channels)
Great River MP2NV (2 channels)
A Designs Pacifica (2 channels)
Universal Audio 4-710d (8 channels)
Chandler Germanium Preamp (2 channels)
Chameleon Labs 7602 MKII with X-MOD (2 channels)
Avedis MA5
RCA OP-6


OUTBOARD PROCESSORS:
Universal Audio 1176LN (1)
Universal Audio 1176 Rev A (2)
Universal Audio 1176 Rev D (2)
Empirical Labs Distressor (2)
UBK modded Fatso
Cranesong STC-8
CharterOak SCL1
Inward Connections VAC RAC
Focusrite Red 3
DBX 160a
Retro Instruments 176
Retro Instruments Sta-Level
DBX 902 De-Esser (2)

Original Pultec EQP1A3 (2)
Retro Model 2A3
**Kush Electra (2)
Inward Connections The Brat (2)
SSL 611 (2)
Maag EQ4 (4)
DBX 905
Furman PQ3 (2)

COMPUTERS/SOFTWARE:
12-core Mac Pro 5,1 w/ 32gb ram
Pro Tools|HD Native 2018
Amplitube 3
Sound Toys
Fab Filter
Uad-2
Waves
Slate Digital
McDSP
Autotune
Melodyne
Omnisphere
Komplete Ultimate

INSTRUMENTS:
Yamaha U3
Fender Rhodes 73 Stage Mark II


Gibson Historic Les Paul '59
Gibson Les Paul '87
Gibson Les Paul '08
Gibson Les Paul Goldtop w/P90's
Gibson Custom Shop es339
Fender Masterbuilt '60 Strat
G&L Asat Special USA '94
Fender HSS Strat MIM (Fender American single coils)
Squire Affinity Strat (Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues bridge pickup)
Squire Affinity Telecaster (Twang King pickups)
Ernie Ball OLP HSS MM4

G&L SB-1 Bass '91
Ibanez SRX2EX2 Bass

Gibson Southern Jumbo '55
Gibson J-45 2013
Gibson J-45 ’44
Taylor 314CE


DW Collectors Series Drum Kit (22" kick, 10", 12", 14", 16" toms)
Ludwig Downbeat Drum Kit '66 (20” Kick, 12", 13”, 16” toms)
Pearl World Series Drum Kit  '80s (22" Kick, 10", 12", 13", 14", 16" toms)
Pearl Crestline MIJ Drum Kit early '60s (20" Kick, 12" tom) 
Ludwig Black Beauty Snare
Ludwig Acrolite Snare '68
Ludwig Deep Marching Snare '69
Slingerland Festival Snare (late '60s)
Pearl Crestline Snare MIJ (early '60s)
modified Rogers Dynasonic Snare '80s
Rogers Powertone (wood shell) '63
World Max Vintage Classic Snare
PDP 8ply Deep All Maple Snare
Peal Free Floating Brass Snare

AMPS/CABS:
Dr Z Maz Jr nr
Dr Z Carmen Ghia
Dr Z Z28
Egnater Rebel-30
Fender Super Champ X2 HD
Soldano SLO100
Friedman Marsha
Bad Cat Black Cat
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier
Peavey JSX Head
Fender M80 Combo


Ampeg SVT410HLF
Bogner 4x12 with Vintage 30s
Marshall JCM 800 Lead 1960 4x12 with Greenbacks

 

**currently out of commission or undergoing maintenance- please contact us to confirm availability before booking

Gear


There is a lot of great equipment out there, and our inventory changes often. If an item on this list is a necessity for your session, please contact us to confirm it's availability BEFORE scheduling. Similarly, if you don't see a particular piece of gear that you need for you session, please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll see if we can get it for you!

MONITORING:
Augspurger Duo 8 MiniMain Pair w/ Sub 12 Pair
Dangerous Monitor ST
Aviom Personal Mixer Cue System

CONVERTERS:
Avid HD I/O 16x16 Analog (x2)

CONSOLE:
**56 Channel Trident Vector 432

MICROPHONES:
Sony C800G
Flea 49 NEXT
Peluso P12
Neumann km84 (2)
AKG c451 (2)
AKG c214 (2)
Schoeps CMC5 MK 4 (2)
Rode K2 (modded)
Rode NT2A (2)
AKG D112
Electro Voice RE20
Royer 121
Coles 4038 (2)
RCA 44bx
RCA 74b
Peluso CEMC6 (2)
Shure SM57 (7)
Audio Technica AT4033
Audio Technical AT4040
Kel HM1 (2)
Sennheiser 421 (3)
Shure SM7
Shure Super 55Deluxe (black & red)
Shure 55SH II
Audix i5 (2)
Audix D6
Yamaha Subkick
Others

OUTBOARD PRE'S:
BAE 1023 (2 channels)
BAE 312A (3 channels)
Great River MP2NV (2 channels)
A Designs Pacifica (2 channels)
Universal Audio 4-710d (8 channels)
Chandler Germanium Preamp (2 channels)
Chameleon Labs 7602 MKII with X-MOD (2 channels)
Avedis MA5
RCA OP-6


OUTBOARD PROCESSORS:
Universal Audio 1176LN (1)
Universal Audio 1176 Rev A (2)
Universal Audio 1176 Rev D (2)
Empirical Labs Distressor (2)
UBK modded Fatso
Cranesong STC-8
CharterOak SCL1
Inward Connections VAC RAC
Focusrite Red 3
DBX 160a
Retro Instruments 176
Retro Instruments Sta-Level
DBX 902 De-Esser (2)

Original Pultec EQP1A3 (2)
Retro Model 2A3
**Kush Electra (2)
Inward Connections The Brat (2)
SSL 611 (2)
Maag EQ4 (4)
DBX 905
Furman PQ3 (2)

COMPUTERS/SOFTWARE:
12-core Mac Pro 5,1 w/ 32gb ram
Pro Tools|HD Native 2018
Amplitube 3
Sound Toys
Fab Filter
Uad-2
Waves
Slate Digital
McDSP
Autotune
Melodyne
Omnisphere
Komplete Ultimate

INSTRUMENTS:
Yamaha U3
Fender Rhodes 73 Stage Mark II


Gibson Historic Les Paul '59
Gibson Les Paul '87
Gibson Les Paul '08
Gibson Les Paul Goldtop w/P90's
Gibson Custom Shop es339
Fender Masterbuilt '60 Strat
G&L Asat Special USA '94
Fender HSS Strat MIM (Fender American single coils)
Squire Affinity Strat (Virtual Vintage Heavy Blues bridge pickup)
Squire Affinity Telecaster (Twang King pickups)
Ernie Ball OLP HSS MM4

G&L SB-1 Bass '91
Ibanez SRX2EX2 Bass

Gibson Southern Jumbo '55
Gibson J-45 2013
Gibson J-45 ’44
Taylor 314CE


DW Collectors Series Drum Kit (22" kick, 10", 12", 14", 16" toms)
Ludwig Downbeat Drum Kit '66 (20” Kick, 12", 13”, 16” toms)
Pearl World Series Drum Kit  '80s (22" Kick, 10", 12", 13", 14", 16" toms)
Pearl Crestline MIJ Drum Kit early '60s (20" Kick, 12" tom) 
Ludwig Black Beauty Snare
Ludwig Acrolite Snare '68
Ludwig Deep Marching Snare '69
Slingerland Festival Snare (late '60s)
Pearl Crestline Snare MIJ (early '60s)
modified Rogers Dynasonic Snare '80s
Rogers Powertone (wood shell) '63
World Max Vintage Classic Snare
PDP 8ply Deep All Maple Snare
Peal Free Floating Brass Snare

AMPS/CABS:
Dr Z Maz Jr nr
Dr Z Carmen Ghia
Dr Z Z28
Egnater Rebel-30
Fender Super Champ X2 HD
Soldano SLO100
Friedman Marsha
Bad Cat Black Cat
Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier
Peavey JSX Head
Fender M80 Combo


Ampeg SVT410HLF
Bogner 4x12 with Vintage 30s
Marshall JCM 800 Lead 1960 4x12 with Greenbacks

 

**currently out of commission or undergoing maintenance- please contact us to confirm availability before booking

Contact


*We currently do not have any job openings at the studio*

For all inquiries, please use the contact form below.
For information on scheduling sessions, please indicate SCHEDULING in the subject field. This will ensure prompt delivery to the correct department.
 

We are located at:
1313 Jewel Street Suite B
Nashville, TN 37207

 

Contact


*We currently do not have any job openings at the studio*

For all inquiries, please use the contact form below.
For information on scheduling sessions, please indicate SCHEDULING in the subject field. This will ensure prompt delivery to the correct department.
 

We are located at:
1313 Jewel Street Suite B
Nashville, TN 37207

 

 
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