Thank you for your interest in SDU Studios, The Soiled Dove Underground's state-of-the-art recording system and services. Below you will find basic information regarding the SDU Studio gear and services.

We realize that this may not answer all of your questions, so please feel free to contact us with any additional questions. You can contact us at 303.830.9214, or email Rhett Lee.


SDU Studios has a recording philosophy that's simple: To provide world-class gear and recording services of the absolute highest quality with the intent of maximizing the sonic integrity of the performance from stage to tape in order to capture and reproduce the most accurate, realistic and detailed recordings of our artists' performances.

We do no equalization or dynamics processing to tape, in order to allow the artists' true performances to be captured with minimal interference from the engineer.

Technical Information

- Digidesign's flagship Protools HD recording system
- 32 channels of Apogee A-to-D conversion
- Grace Designs and True Systems transformerless pre-amps for accurate, ultra-detailed performance capture
- 32 channels of passive transformer isolation to the recording room via Jensen transformers
- Monitoring by system by Genelec
- Custom-designed acoustical treatment system by Acoustic Sciences Corporation
- All Mogami cabling

Recording System
(1) Protools HD2
(1) Waves Platinum Plug-in Bundle
(1) Sony Oxford Inflator Plug-in Bundle
(1) Crane Song Phoenix Plug-in Bundle

(2) Grace 801
(2) True Precision 8

(2) Apogee AD16x

(1) Grace m904 monitor management
(2) Genelec 8040

(1) Apple Mac Pro Quad 2.6GHz Intel
(1) 30" Apple Cinema Display

(1) Sennheiser HD650 Headphones

(2) AKG 414
(2) Audio Technica 4030
(1) Neumann 105
(2) Shure KSM9
(1) Shure Beta 87c
(1) Shure Beta 87a
(1) Shure Beta 57
(1) Sennheiser 421
(1) Electrovoice RE20
(1) Sennheiser e609
(1) AKG D112
(1) Audix D6
(2) Audix D2
(1) Heil PR30
(1) Heil PR20
(9) Shure SM57
(10) Shure SM58

Direct Boxes
(1) Radial J48
(15) Other mono and stereo Direct Boxes