Instrument and Studio Gear List

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DRUM SETS:

DW Collector’s Series Maple: 8″x12″/14″x14″ toms, 16″x20″ kick
DW Design Series Maple: 8″x12″/11″x14″ toms, 12″x20″ kick
Ludwig Drums Classic Maple: 9″x13″/16″x16″ toms, 14″x22″ kick

SNARE DRUMS:

DW Collector’s Series: 5.5″x14″ Bell Brass
DW Collector’s Series: 5.5″x14″ Black Nickel-over-Brass
DW Collector’s Series: 5.5″x14″ Maple 10+6
Ludwig Drums: 5″x14″ Acrolite (1964)
Ludwig Drums: 5″x14″ Super Ludwig 400 (Chrome-over-Brass, pre-1963)
Ludwig Drums: 5″x14″ Supraphonic 400 (1968)
Ludwig Drums: 5″x14″ Supraphonic 400 (1972)
Pacific Drums 805 Series: 6″x10″ Side Snare

CYMBALS:

Zildjian A Custom Series: 16″-20″ crashes, 18″ & 20″ EFX, 14″ hi-hats
Zildjian A Series: 21″ Sweet ride, 19″ Armand ride, 18″ Breakbeat ride, 8″ & 10″ Flash splashes, 20″ Swish, 15″ New Beat hi-hats
Zildjian K Constantinople Series: 20″ & 22″ Medium rides

PERCUSSION:

Rhythm Tech: shakers, tambourines, and various toys/effects
Swede’s Customs: cajón
Remo: djembe
– suitcase full of random percussion toys and found objects

HEADS, STICKS, etc.:

DW: hardware and pedals
Humes &amp Berg: bags and cases
Remo: drumheads
Vic Firth: sticks, brushes, and mallets

MICROPHONES:

ADK X-51 (2)
AKG 414 EB (2)
AKG 451 (2)
AT 4050 (2)
Royer 121 (2)
Sennheiser 421 (3)
Shure 545
Shure Beta 52
Shure KSM 137
Shure SM-57 (5)
Yamaha Subkick

PREAMPS:

API 512 (10)
Ward Beck M460 (2)
Amek 9098 (2)
Quad Eight Westar (6)
Sytek Preamp (4) (Neotek)

COMPRESSORS/EQ:

Allen Smart C1 (Stereo)
Warm Audio 1176 (2)
Empirical Labs Distressor (2)
DBX 160X (2)
SSL Quad Compressor clone (Stereo)
Elysia Xfilter (2)
Audio Arts EQ (Stereo)
Intersound IVP
Drawmer Compressor (2)

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