The Studios

Orb Recording Studios is dedicated to enhancing every client’s creativity by providing a positive, inspiring and stress-free professional environment.

A 5,600-square-foot facility built from the ground up on an acre of Texas hill country, Orb is the vision of co-owners C.B. Hudson and Matt Noveskey, who sought to merge the quality of renowned East and West-coast studios with the pretense-free vibe of Austin. The facility’s two large, hardwood floating-floor recording studios share state-of-the-art acoustic design by Mark Genfan of Acoustic Spaces, wiring and audio electronics installed by Brad Engleking, top-notch gear and convertible spaces capable of accommodating any number of players from a solo artist to an orchestra. Orb is just 25 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 5 miles from overnight accommodations.

STUDIO A

Control Room

Tracking Room

Piano Room

 

Studio A, also known as the Genfan room in honor of the late, great, Mark Genfan. Our studio designer and dear friend.

 

STUDIO DETAILS

A 1,200+ square foot facility that includes a 672 sq. ft. live room with 20 foot ceilings and floating hardwood floors and a 336 sq. ft. piano room equipped with a 1938 Steinway Baby Grand Piano, A Baldwin Model L, and a 1957 Hammond B3 Organ. The control room boasts a 48 channel SSL console, Pro Tools 2021 HD, and a rare set of Ocean Way Audio HR2 monitors.

Studio A also contains a vast selection of Mic Pre’s, Outboard Gear, and Microphones.

Control Room

SSL Duality Delta 48 Channel Console
ADAM A7X Monitors
Allen Sides Ocean Way HR2 Monitors

EQ/Effects

API 560 (x2)
API 550A (x4)
Api 2500
T.C. Electronic Reverb 5000
GML Model 8200 Series II

Preamps

Neve 1073 (x2)
Neve 1084 (x2)
Shadow Hills Quad Gama
API 512c (x8)

Microphones

Microphones
Shure SM57 (x7)
Shure SM58 (x4)
Shure Beta 57 A (x2)
Sennheiser e609 (x2)
Audix D2
Shure 421 (x5)
Shure SM-7B
AKG D112 (x2)
AKG D112 MkII
Sennheiser e602
Electrovoice RE-20
AKG C-414 (x3)
Schoeps CMC6 (x2)
Neumann KM84i (x2)
Neumann BCM 705
Neumann U87 Matched Pair
Neumann U47 Fet
AEA R84
Royer R-121 (x2)
BeyerDynamic M-160
Coles 4038 (x2)

Compressors/Limiters

Manley Stereo VariMu
UREI 1176LN Limiting Amplifier (x2)
UA Classics LA-3A
AMS Neve 33609/J
Empirical Labs EL8X Distressor (x2)
Teletronix LA-2A
UA Classics Teletronix LA-2A
Tube Tech PE 1C
Tube Tech CL 1B
TLA 100 – MOVE TO C ROOM
DBX 160A (x2)
Chandler Limited TG1

Piano Room/Live Room

1938 Steinway Baby Grand
1957 Hammond B3
Leslie 122
20-Foot Ceilings
Two Stone Walls
Floating Hardwood Floors
Fabric Wall Baffles
50 Square-foot Isolation Booths

STUDIO B

Control Room

Tracking Room

STUDIO DETAILS

A 400+ square foot facility that includes a 192 sq. ft. tracking room perfect for overdubbing instruments and tracking vocals. The control room is equipped with a 48 channel SSL 6000 G Series console, Pro Tools HDX and 24 channels of Avid I/O.

Studio B also contains a selection of Mic Pre’s, Outboard Gear, and Microphones.

Control Room

SSL 6000 G Series 48 Channel Console
ADAM A7X Monitors
Yamaha NS-10 Monitors

Microphones

Neumann M149
Shure SM57 (x5)
Shure 421 (x5)
Royer R-121 (x2)
Schoeps CMC6 (x2)
AKG C 414
Shure SM58
Shure Beta57

Preamps

Neve 1073 (x2)
API 512c (x3)
Capi VP26
Shadow Hills Mono Gama

EQ/Effects

Harrison 32 EQ (x2)
Retro 2A3 Tube Program EQ

Compressors/Limiters

Retro Sta-Level Tube Compressor

Live Room

20-Foot Ceilings
Floating Hardwood Floors
Fabric Wall Baffles
Ceiling Diffusers

STUDIO C

STUDIO DETAILS

A producer’s haven outfitted with a vocal booth and small selection of outboard gear for adding different flavors to your recordings. This room is perfect for producing, vocals, overdubs, ADR and more.

Control Room

UA Apollo x8 Audio Interface 18x24 (Thunder 2 & 3 connectivity)

Compressor

ADAM A77X

Preamp

Avalon AD 2020 Stereo Preamp

Compressor

Empirical Labs EL8X Distressor
Summit Audio TLA-100

Effects/Other

Universal Audio OX BOX amp attenuator
Kemper Profiling Amp (Rack Series)

LOUNGE/INSTRUMENT LIBRARY

Lounge

Instrument Library

INSTRUMENT LIBRARY DETAILS

A 250 square foot room with a large selection of keyboards, drums, guitars, basses, amps and pedals available to clients of the studio.

The instrument library houses gear from Gibson, Fender, Matchless, Marshall, Vox, Mesa Boogie, Yamaha, and many more.

Amps and Effects

Dr. Z Head and Cab
Dr. Z Z-Verb
Matchless DC 30 Combo
Matchless Thunderman Bass Amp
Marshall Tube Heads And Cabs
Vox Tube Heads and Cabs
Krank Tube Heads and Cabs
Aguilar Tone Hammer Bass Heads
Aguilar Bass Cabs
Mesa-Boogie Heads and Cabs
Fender Tube Combos

Drums and Percussion

P. Ellis Custom 5 Piece Drum Set
Yamaha Maple Custom Drum Kit

Guitars And Basses

Danelectro Baritone Guitar
Gibson Les Paul
Fender Stratocaster
Fender Telecaster Semi Hollow
PRS
Gibson 335
G&L ASAT
G&L SB 1
G&L SB 2
Gibson Les Paul Double Cut
CHC Guitars Junior Style Custom
CHC Guitars MNP Area 51 Bass
Schecter Hellcat
Walla Walla Bass
Moniker P Bass
Taylor Acoustic
Gibson Acoustic
Alvarez 12 String Acoustic
Republic Highway 61

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Office Phone: +1 (512) 433-6301
Email: bookingorb@gmail.com
Hours by Appointment Only

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