Times have gone when you needed a whole bunch of equipment and huge rooms to make a decent record. State-of-the-art technology makes it possible to set up a top-notch sound-studio on several square meters. The kernel of an average studio nowadays is a Digital Audio Workstation or DAW – hardware-software system for sound recording and editing.
We have chosen one of the best DAWs available on the market. Amur-Sound is based on Apple iMac computer. Apple computers have become an industry standard in pro-audio due to exceptional ergonomics, reliability, stability and usability. They are common for studio work all around the world.
Logic Studio 9
he main software solution at Amur-Sound is presented by Apple Logic Studio – a complete set of professional applications which enable the full audio-production cycle including recording, editing, mixing and mastering. It’s also the largest collection of modelled instruments, sampler instruments, effect plug-ins and audio loops ever put in a single box. Logic drastically reduces budget and seriously improves price/quality ratio of audio-projects compared to using large all-hardware studios.
The sound at Amur-Sound is being recorded through professional FireWire recording interface Presonus FP10. The FP10 is equipped with eight PreSonus low-noize microphone preamplifiers and enables simultaneous recording of ten audio-channels in 24-bit/96k quality (twice as much as CD-audio).
The sound at Amur-Sound is being recorded through professional FireWire recording interface Presonus FP10.
Microphone Octava MK-319
The main vocal and instrumental microphone at Amur-Sound is a famous Russian condenser mic Oktava MK-319, which has already become an industry workhorse. Due to its warm and rich sound, exceptional quality and unbeatable price/quality ratio Oktava ranks on a par with Neumann, AKG, Rode, Audio-Technica and Shure. The MK-319th has graced vocal takes all over the world, including U2, Sting, Sheryl Crow and many others.