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STUDIO EQUIPMENT

for the gear nerds among you
for most of vnv nation's releases, albums and tracks have been self-produced at Ronan's private studio in Hamburg Germany. Writing and production take place in the main studio, with a live room used to record vocals and additional instruments.

(L) = Legacy Equipment, used on older recordings



Analog Synths / Sequencers

  Custom Eurorack Modular
  Modcan System-B Modular
  Orgon Systems Custom "modcom" Modular
  Synthesizers.com (small expansion system)
  Erica Synths Syntrx
  Majella Implexus
  Blue Lantern DARPA 7200
  Roland System 700
  Roland System 100 - model 101 + 102
  Roland Jupiter 4
  Roland sh-2 (L)
  Antonus ARP2600
  ARP2600 MK-III
  Novation peak
  Sequential Pro 3
  Sequential Poly Evolver Rack
  Sequential Pro 1 (L)
  Moog Subsequent 37
  Oberheim Xpander (L)
  Oberheim OB-1 (L)
  Dreadbox Nyx
  Dreadbox Abyss
  Hypersynth Xenophone
  Future Retro XS (L)

  Doepfer MCV24 midi to cv
  Roland MPU-101 midi to cv (2)
  Doepfer MAQ 16/3 step sequencer
  Sequentix P3 step sequencer

Digital Synths / Samplers

  Ensoniq ASR-10 (L)
  Waldorf streichfett
  Creamware noah (L)
  Virus ti2 (L)
  Emu proteus 2000 (L)
  Yamaha ex5r (L)
  Roland moc-1 (L)

Virtual Instruments / FX

  Too many to list and always changing.

Controller Keyboards

  Roland A-88
  Arturia Keylab 61
  Arturia Keystep Pro



Studio controller

  shadowhills equinox (multi channel monitoring, summing mixer, di's, etc.)

EFFECTS

  Eventide Eclipse 4.0
  Strymon Volante / Bigsky / Timeline / Bluesky / Capistan
  Chase Bliss CXM 1978
  Echofix EF-X2
  Electro Harmonix Operation Overlord
  Elektron Analog Heat Mk2
  Lounsberry Organ Grinder
  Lexicon PCM 90
  Alesis Quadraverb (L)

Dynamics

  Retro STA Level
  Overstayer Modular Channel
  Shadow Hills Dual Vandergraph
  Elysia Xpressor
  Anamod am660 (2)
  Hairball 1176
  Ridge Farm Boiler
  Inward Connections Brute 2
  Empirical labs Distressor + Deresser

EQUALISERS

  Analogue Addicts Vintage Dual Pultec EQP1a
  Harrison 32EQ (2)
  SSL 4000e EQ (2)
  Standard Audio Stretch (2)

Preamps

  Groovetubes VIPre
  BAE 1073
  Analogue Addicts Vintage Tube Pre
  Shadow Hills Monogama (2)
  Cranborne Audio Camden 500 (4)
  Ridge Farm Gascooker
  RCA OP5
  AEA TRP2
  Joemeek VC6

Microphones

  Shure SM7
  AEA R44CE
  Brauner VM1
  Brauner Phantom Classic
  Ear Trumpet Myrtle
  Electro Voice 630
  Amperite CMAK
  Shure 708S Stratoliner

Monitoring - Speakers / Headphones

  barefoot micro stack 45
  Focal Twin6 BE
  amphion one15

  audeze lcd-x
  ultrasone signature dxp
  ultrasone edition 8 ex



DAW / Sequencing

  Logic Pro X
  Harrison Mixbus

Computer / Audio / MIDI

  Apple macbook pro M1 max
  Apple Mac Pro 6.1
  Antelope Orion 32+ Gen 3
  Antelope Orion 32+
  UAD Octo
  Miditech Midiface 16x16
  TC Powercore X8 (L)

25 Apr 22