Studios

There are four electronic music studios available to students and faculty, two of which can also function as an interconnected recording studio and control room suite.

Below is a breakdown of the main hardware available in each of the studios.

EMS I – Introductory Studio

EMS I 640

Hardware

  • Oxygen 88 MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • RME Fireface UFX audio interface
  • Mackie MCU Pro Control Surface
  • M-Audio BX8 8″ nearfield monitors with subwoofer
  • Mac Pro (2.66 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 4GB RAM)
  • Oxygen 8 Keystation MIDI controller
  • Yamaha Disklavier (upright)

 

EMS II – Primary Classroom and Advanced Project Studio

RP in EMS II talking 640

Hardware

  • Digidesign Command 8
  • AKAI MPK 88
  • Audient ASP008
  • Alesis ADAT AI4
  • Eventide DSP 4000
  • RME Fireface UFX
  • Mackie MCU Pro
  • ZSys 2-8.8 Digital Detangler
  • Digidesign 192 (ProTools)
  • Apogee Big Ben master clock
  • A Designs ATTY2’D
  • Dynaudio Acoustics BM12A 8″
  • Yamaha Disklavier (upright)
  • 5 overhead Tannoy System 15 DMT II Speakers
  • Bag End Infrasub-18 Pro
  • Mac Pro Tower (2.8 GHz Quad-Core, 3 GB RAM)

 

EMS III – Advanced Project Studio and Control Room for EMS IV

EMS III 640

Hardware

  • Yamaha DM1000
  • Digidesign Command 8
  • AKAI MPK 88
  • A Designs ATTY2’D
  • RME Fireface UFX
  • Mackie MCU Pro
  • Alesis ADAT AI4
  • Eventide DSP4000
  • Digidesign 192 (ProTools)
  • Apogee Big Ben master clock
  • ZSys OptiPatch+
  • Monster Power Pro 2500
  • 2 Genelec 5″ near-field monitors with subwoofer
  • 4 Overhead Tannoy System 12 DMT II speakers
  • Mac Pro Tower (2.86 Ghz Quad-Core, 3 GB RAM)
  • Serge Modular Synthesizer

 

EMS IV – Recording studio, Rehearsal room, and Project Studio

EMS IV with Eli 640

Hardware

  • Yamaha Disklavier (C3)
  • 2 Tannoy System 10 DMT II’s
  • 2 Tannoy System 215 DMT II’s
  • Yamaha O2R
  • RME Fireface UFX
  • 3 Crown K1’s
  • Kurzweil K2000
  • Yamaha DX11
  • Mac Mini (2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM)
 A large selection of high quality software is available in all studios, including:
  • Ableton Live
  • Cubase
  • Logic Pro
  • GRM Tools
  • Waves Gold Plugins
  • Max/MSP
  • Csound
  • SuperCollider
  • Native Instruments Komplete 5/6
  • East West Sample Libraries
  • Reason 3
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Melodyne
  • Soundtrack Pro