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By Michael Daniel, Phoenix, AZ
Recording, Mixing and Producing.
Big Studio Sound
At An Affordable Price.
Everything Needed To Make Hits.
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Michael Daniel


Recording Equipment

Point Studios recording equipment

Recording Rig

Propellerhead Reason

Propellerhead Reason

pro tools hd

I Use Only The Best D.A.W.


Mic Arm Loaded With Classic Mics



  • Avid Pro Tools 2021
  • Apogee Symphony 40 In/Out Converters
  • Mac Pro Twelve Core 3.33 GHz
  • Waves Abbey Road
  • Waves API
  • Waves CLA Classic Compressors
  • Waves DBX160
  • Waves Gold
  • Waves JJP Analog Legends
  • Waves Masters
  • Waves NLS
  • Waves REDD
  • Waves Reel ADT
  • Waves Scheps 73
  • Waves V-series
  • Waves Tune
  • Massey Plug-ins
  • Soundtoys Complete Suite
  • Propellerhead Reason With Complete Library Of Sonic Gold Sample Refills
  • Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 (Music City/Nashville, Metal Foundry, Custom and Vintage, Hits, Latin)
  • Native Instruments Komplete
  • Avid GML Hi-Res MDW-EQ6
  • Avid Focusrite D2/D3
  • Avid Joe Meek
  • Avid Moogerfooger Bundle
  • Avid Voce
  • Empirical Labs Arouser
  • Solid State Logic X-Comp
  • Solid State Logic X-Saturator
  • United Royal Compressor
  • Brainworx SSL
  • Lindell Audio 254e
  • Spitfire Jangle Box And Mrs. Mills Piano
  • Shadow Hills Mastering
  • Propellerhead Abbey Road Keyboards
  • Stillwell Audio Major Tom
  • Softube Abbey Road Brilliance Pack
  • Softube Mutronics Mutator

Mic Preamps

  • (2) Neve 1073 Class A Discreet Mic Preamp/EQ
  • (2) Solid State Logic VHD 500
  • Chandler Limited REDD.47
  • Chandler Limited TG2 EMI
  • Solid State Logic X-Desk Mixer (Used For Cue Mixes Only)
  • Countryman 85 Direct Box
  • Radial J48 Direct Box
  • Demeter Direct Box
  • Radial JCR Re-amp Box

Dynamics Processor

  • SSL Stereo Buss Compressor
  • Tube Tech CL1a (Telefunken NOS tubes)
  • Manley Variu Mu, T-bar/High Pass Mods
  • Universal Audio 1176, Modded To Vintage Spec
  • Universal Audio La2a (Telefunken NOS tubes)
  • (2) Universal Audio LA-4, Ed Ciletti modded
  • (2) Universal Audio LA-3A, Modded To Vintage Spec
  • UREI 1178
  • (3) DBX 160x- Transformer
  • DBX 165
  • Summit Audio DCL-200
  • (2) Neve 2254r
  • Chandler Limited RS124
  • Focusrite RED 3 Stereo Compressor
  • Avalon 2044
  • Chandler TG1
  • Drawmer MX-50 de-esser
  • Pendulum Pl-2 (This particular unit was owned by Michael Brauer)

Recording Effects

  • AMS Neve RMX16 500
  • Bricasti M7
  • Eventide DSP-4000  
  • Eventide Eclipse V4
  • Lexicon PCM-70
  • MXR Delay System 2 151
  • Roland Dimension D
  • Roland RE-201 Space Echo
  • Roland SDE-3000
  • (2) Rupert Neve Designs 542
  • TC Electronic 2290
  • TC Electronic Fireworx
  • Tech 21 Sansamp PSA-1
  • Yamaha SPX-990 
  • Yamaha D5000


  • (2) Neve 1073 Class A Discreet Mic Preamp/EQ
  • Avalon 2055
  • API 550b
  • API 560
  • Great River Harrison 32EQ
  • Pulse Pultec EQP-1a3
  • (2) Solid State Logic 611eq
  • Chandler Limited TG12345
  • Dolby 361 NR
  • DBX 120xp Subharmonic Synth (This Particular Unit Was Previously Owned By Jeff Buckley)


  • Tannoy Reveal 
  • Bryston 2B Power Amp
  • Apple M6082 Powered Monitors (Also Used By Bob Clearmountain)
  • AKG 240S And 240M Headphones
  • Sennheiser HD280 Pro


Pearlman TM-1

 Pearlman TM-1

This is a modern legend, a very accurate Neumann U47 clone, with a M7 capsule, a BV8 transformer, PIO caps, and Telefunken NOS tube. It sounds great!

Neumann u87

 Neumann u87

The industry standard studio vocal mic. This particular mic is from legendary producer Keith Olson's Goodnight L.A. Studios (Ozzy, Whitesnake, Scorpions, etc)

Peluso P-12

 Peluso P-12

This is a very accurate clone of an AKG C12, a mic used by John Mayer and Sheryl Crow; Telefunken NOS tube.

Shure SM7

Shure SM7

A classic mic used for vocals by many artists including The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Metallica.

AKG 414b-uls

AKG 414b-uls

A classic mic used on countless hit records.

Beyerdynamic M201

Beyerdynamic M201

Great for guitar cabinet.

Electrovoice RE-20

 Electrovoice RE-20

A classic mic used for vocals by Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Bonnie Raitt, also great for bass cabinet.

Beyerdynamic M160

Beyerdynamic M160

Great for guitar cabinet.

(2) Shure SM-57

Shure SM-57

A classic mic. The industry standard guitar cabinet mic.

Shure Beta-57

Shure beta-57

Great for almost everything.

Tram TR-50 lavalier

 Tram TR-50 lavalier mic

CAD 95

CAD 95

Great for live vocals.


Fender Stratocaster 1957 reissue

Fender Stratocaster

Fender Lite Ash Telecaster (American Standard neck)

Fender Telecaster

Parker Nitefly Mojo (Dimarzio Satriani pickups)

Parker Nitefly Mojo

Hamer Special P-90 (Lollar P-90 pickups)

Hamer Special P-90

Rickenbacker 340 (toaster pickups)

Rickenbacker 340

Gretsch Syncomatic Sparkle Jet

Gretsch Syncomatic Sparkle Jet

Takamine G-335
12 string acoustic

Takamine G-335

Washburn D14
6 string acoustic

Washburn D14

Cordoba 45r
nylon string

Cordoba 45r

National Dynamic lap steel (1951 vintage)

National Dynamic lap steel

Danelectro DC-12
12 string

Danelectro 12 string

Fender Geddy Lee signature Jazz Bass

Fender Geddy Lee signature Jazz Bass

Mitchell MBJ200 5 string banjo

 Mitchell MBJ200



  • Marshall 1959 100 watt super lead plexi reissue (modified by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to Van Halen spec)
  • Vox AC30cc2x (modded by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to vintage spec)
  • Fender Super Reverb reissue (modded by Lowell Hunt of Hunt amps to vintage spec)
  • Mesa Boogie Lonestar Classic head
  • Ampeg SVT3 pro/HE410 bass amp
  • Marshall 20/20 power amp
  • Weber VST Mass reactive dummy-load/ attenuator/DI boxes
  • 3) Vox 2-12 closed back guitar cabinets with Celestion AlNiCo blue, Scumback Scumnico and Mesa C90 speakers

 Guitar amps and effects

Guitar amps and effects

Guitar Effects

guitar effects rack

  • TC Electronics
  • Korg
  • Roland
  • Rane
  • Rane SM82

 pedal tier 1

  • Deltalab
  • B.K. Butler
    Custom Tube Driver
  • Prescription Electronics Experience
  • ProCo
    Vintage Rat
  • Moog Moog
    erfooger ring modulator
  • Roger Mayer Voodoo Vibe

 pedal tier 2

  • Aphex Punch Factory compressor
  • Boss FA-1 FET boost
  • MXR EVH Phase
  • T.C. Jauernig Luxury Drive
  • Maxon Pro

 floorboard 1

  • Digitech
    Whammy WH4 reissue
  • Ernie Ball
    Stereo Volume Pedal
  • Korg EXP-2 expression pedals
  • Hosa and Boss tap tempo controllers
  • Teese
    RMC 3 wah pedal

  pedal tier 3

  • Dice Works Muff Diver (Triangle Big Muff)
  • Digitech Metal Master
  • Emma Discumbob-
  • Maxon OD-9 (Analogman silver mod)
  • Ibanez FZ-7 fuzz
  • Boss GE7 EQ (Tonebias hi-fi mod)

 floorboard 2

  • Digital Music Ground Control Pro
  • Rocktron
    Banshee talk box
  • Korg KVP-001 expression pedals

Other Instruments

  • Roland TD-10 V-Drums
  • Emu X-Board 49 midi keyboard controller
  • Apple Garage Band
  • E-Bow

Roland TD-10

Roland TD-10
  • Hohner Blues Harps
  • Extensive Percussion Instruments
  • Cables: all premium Monster and Mogami gold

 Emu X-Board 49

Emu X-Board 49

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Last modified: January 20, 2024