Tree of Life is an exclusive recording, mixing and mastering studio for fingerstyle acoustic guitar/singer-songwriters - located in Connecticut, USA. Tree of Life studio officially opened its doors to the public in 2017 after the creation of Alex Anderson's CandyRat debut where it was recorded, mixed and mastered.

For full album or EP inquires please contact me HERE

Or for individual track mixing and mastering check out my CandyRat store

Computer:
iMac 3.4 GHz quad-core i7 32GB RAM
TC Electronics Clarity M Audio Loudness Meter
Logic Pro X/Reaper
soundBlade HD 2.3 mastering software
Top plugins from DMG Audio, Sonic Studio, iZotope, Slate Digital, Lexicon, EastWest, etc

Recording:
Apogee Symphony I/O mk2 8x8
GRACE m802 8 channel preamp running digital into Apogee for full 16 channel simultaneous recording capability
Pendulum Audio MDP-1 stereo tube preamp
Slate Digital VMS One preamps (2)
GRACE FELiX stereo preamps (2)
Pendulum Audio SPS-1 Stereo Preamp with Mic/Ins Preamp Modules (2) and Single Instrument Preamp Modules (2)
Radial J-Rak 8 loaded w/Radial X-Amp Reamp DIs (2), Radial J48 Active DIs (2) and Radial Passive JDIs (4)
Custom Jensen DI's (3)

Mixing/Mastering:
Forssell Technologies MADA-2a AD/DA mastering converter
Crane Song HEDD 192 AD/DA/DD mastering converter/exciter
Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Buss Processor
Millennia NSEQ-2FF EQ (modded by Fred Forssell - upgraded boards and fully detented pots)
Manley Massive Passive Stereo Tube Equalizer
Manley Variable Mu Stereo Tube Limiter/Compressor (HPF Mod)
Pendulum OCL-2 Stereo Compressor/Limiter (modded Cinemag bypassable transformer)
Avalon Vt-747sp Stereo Vacuum Tube Compressor/Equalizer

Mics:
Schoeps CMC5 MK21 Condensers (matched pair)
AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon
Royer R-121 Ribbon
Cascade Fat Head Ribbons (2)
NOS Black Panther Active Ribbon Mic
Miktek CV4 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone
Slate Digital ML-1 Large Diaphragm Modeling Microphones (2) w/VMS Tube Models 1-3
Slate Digital ML-2 Small-Diaphragm Modeling Microphones (2) w/VMC Classic Instruments
Shure SM81 condensers (2)
Shure SM7B
Shure Beta 58a
Shure SM57
Sennheiser MD421 II
Sennheiser MD421 U-5
AKG D112

Monitoring:
Crane Song Avocet Discrete Class A Studio Controller
Tyler Acoustics Decade X MM5x full range 3-way mastering speakers
Tyler Acoustics Decade X MM2x 2-way mixing speakers
Emotiva XPA Gen 3 power amp

Cables:
Mogami gold cables
Evidence Audio Forte cables
Custom Silver/Teflon 8 AWG Lyre speaker cables
Schmitt 12 AWG Audio Reference 100 speaker cables

Desk:
Sterling Modular Plan A

Discography

*2019 David Harland - Upcoming full legnth/double EP - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
*2019 Adam Crossman - Upcoming full length - FretMonkey Records - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
*2019 Wes Parker - Upcoming single - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
*2019 Alex Brubaker - "The Balancing Act" full length album - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2018 Mike Antoch - "Why Not Now" EP - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2018 Forest Bailey - "Let the Clouds Pass" full length album - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2018 Jamie Ferguson - "Never Gonna Give You Up" video single - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2018 Michael and Susan Anderson - Interview for Catalunya Radio - Producer, Engineer
2018 Lane King - "Roots" and "Horizon" video singles - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2018 Jamie Ferguson - "EPOCH" EP - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2017 Mark Grover - "With These Hands" by Eric Roche featured on the Official Acoustic Uprising Movie Soundtrack - Mixing and Mastering
2017 Michael and Susan Anderson - Interview for BBC Radio - The Inquiry, Can We Teach Robots Ethics? - Producer, Engineer
2017 Darrius Spangler - "Notes of My Life" album - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2017 Alex Anderson - "Tree of Life" album- CandyRat Records - Producer, Writer, Performer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2017 Michael and Susan Anderson - Interview for CBC Radio - Downloading Decision: Could machines make better decisions for us? - Producer, Engineer
 

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