An environment in which artists feel at home.

Location

Who wants to sit in the dark? MOB inspires with daylight. It’s beautiful here. And quietly, you can work undisturbed – nevertheless, a few steps and you are in Hamburg’s most popular quarter.

Idea

Songwriting in one room, programming beats in another, recording tracks in the third – or classical control / recording room: Many scenarios are possible. Good acoustics, top equipment ? Of course, we attach particular importance to the fact that musicians and producers can seamlessly integrate their analog treasures and other equipment – contemporary work, everyone can produce here in his own way.

History

Already in the 90s as a recording studio a firm size in the Hamburg Independent scene (the Ärzte, Abwärts, Sisters of Mercy). 2008 modernized by Kim Kiesling and Martin Fekl-Look. Besides pop productions (Tim Bendzko, Lena Meyer-Landruth, Blumfeld, Dick Brave, Ben Becker, Revolverheld), music for film and TV. Since 2018 again as MOB at the start – nice!

Acclaimed By

Equipment

Console:

  • SSL Matrix2 -40 input analogue console - DAW controller

Microphones / DI:

  • Neumann TLM 103
  • Neumann KM 184  (2x)
  • DPA 4041-S large diaphragm microphone, 130 V
  • AKG D20 - Vintage
  • AKG D112
  • AKG  C 414 LTD (limited edition) (2x)
  • Gefell (Neumann GDR) M70 small diaphragm (2x) Vintage
  • Gefell (Neumann GDR) M71 large diaphragm (2x) Vintage
  • Beyer M 201 (3x )
  • Beyer M 130, ribbon mike
  • Audio technica AT 4033
  • Audio technica pro 52
  • Shure SM57 (2x)
  • Shure SM 58 (2x)
  • Shure beta 52
  • BSS AR-133 active D.I. box
  • Palmer speaker simulator
  • Palmer Passive D.I. Box

Preamps / processing:

  • Neve 1073 DPA dual Mic Preamp
  • Focusrite ISA 220 Mic Preamp/Eq/Compressor
  • Focusrite ISA 828 , 8 Channel Preamp
  • AMEK Pure Path dual mic-amp compressor-limiter by Rupert Neve  w/AD converter
  • DBX 586 dual vacuum tube mic preamp/eq
  • DBX 566 dual vacuum tube compressor/limiter
  • DPA  HMA 5000 dual mic preamp
  • AVID Eleven Rack, guitar/audio preamp/processor
  • Line 6 Pod Pro guitar processor
  • SSL Matrix2 - 40 input analogue console - DAW controller

DAW:

  • AVID Protools HDX
  • AVID HD I/O 8x8x8
  • Digidesign 192 I/O
  • Apple Mac Pro 12-core
  • Universal Audio UAD-2 DSP Card
  • AVID Protools HD
  • Blackmagic Intensity Pro 4K Video capture/play Card
  • Apple Logic Pro 9, Logic Pro X
  • Plugins as by Waves, UAD, Celemony, Antares,
  • Sample libraries & virtual instruments as by Native Instruments, Vienna, Eastwest, Toontrack,XLN
  • SSL Matrix2 DAW-controller
  • Mackie Control, controller unit
  • Sony/Panasonic Video Monitors
  • 3x DELL 24" Computer Monitors

Monitoring:

Speaker:
  • Genelec 1038 A, aktive monitors
  • Genelec 1032 A, aktive monitors
  • ELAC BS 203.2 w/ alesis power amp
  • Auratone Speakers w/ phonic power amp
Distribution:
  • Presonus Central station
  • Presonus HP 60 Headphone Preamp
  • SSL Matrix2 (s.o.)
Headphones:
  • 3x Sony MDR 7506
  • AKG K240
  • AKG K271
  • Beyerdynamic DT 770
Metering:
  • Pinguin Audio Meter on Audiokern PC with RME HDSP 9652 I/OCard

Keyboards/Synth/Midi:

  • Clavia Nordlead 3
  • Clavia Nord Wave
  • Kawai MP5 Stage Piano/Masterkeyboard
  • Korg Microkorg
  • Native Instruments MASCHINE MK3
  • Emagic Unitor midi interface

Outboard Fx:

  • Lexicon PCM 90

HD recording/editing:

  • Apple Mac Pro 8-core
  • Apple Logic
  • Avid Protools
  • Aja Kona video capture card
  • Tascam US-144 MKII
  • Apple Cinema Display 23", (2x)

Keyboards/Midi:

  • Swissonic easy key 25
  • Tascam US-144 MKII

Monitoring:

  • Genelec 1030 A, active monitors
  • phonic mixing desk

Acoustic Guitars:

  • Martin  OM-21, steelstring orchestral model
  • Collings D2H, steelstring dreadnaught
  • Paulino Bernabe M-5 classical nylon string
  • Yairi G-2 classical nylon string
  • Dobro
  • F.lli Ferrarri neapolitan mandolin
  • Ukulele
  • Trinity College Dublin, irish bouzouki

Electric Guitars:

  • Fender Telecaster
  • Gretsch G 6120 Chet Atkins
  • Danelectro (original 60s model)
  • Hoefner hollow body
  • Stratocaster style custom model
  • Guitar Fx as by Fulltone, Electro Harmonix

Bass:

  • Stoll acoustic bass
  • Hoefner double bass
  • Fender Jazz Bass 1998
  • Harm electric bass
  • Hoefner style violin bass
  • Framus 60´s shortscale bass
  • Guild Ashbory mini bass
  • Jazz bass style custom model

Amps:

  • Fender Twin
  • Hiwatt 100 Custom
  • Orange Tiny Terror
  • Peavey Delta Blues
  • AER Bass Cube
  • div. Cabinets w/10",12",15"

Also:

  • Seiler Upright Piano
  • Irish Bouzouki by Trinity college
  • Cello
  • Stylophone
  • Tongue Drum, div. percussion instruments

Misc:

  • Isomac TEA (Milano) Espresso Machine!
  • ASC Tube Traps, variable acoustik elements (6x)
  • Technics SL-1210MK2 turntable
  • SONY PCM R-300 DAT recorder
  • Tascam CD 160 professional CD player
  • Panasonic DVD player

Kontakt

Eimsbuetteler Str. 63 • 22769 Hamburg / Germany • +49 - 40 - 32 50 89 89