Tree of Life is an exclusive recording, mixing and mastering studio specializing in 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 album 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/Software/Interfaces:
Mac Mini 3.2 GHz 6-core i7 16GB RAM
16" MacBook Pro 2.6 GHz 6-core i7 16GB RAM
Apogee Symphony I/O MKII 8x8
TC Electronics Clarity M Audio Loudness Meter
Logic Pro X
soundBlade HD 2.3
Plugins from DMG Audio, iZotope, Sonic Studio, Slate Digital, Waves, Soundtoys, Lexicon, EastWest etc

Hardware
GRACE m802 8 Channel Preamp running digital into the Apogee for full 16 channel simultaneous recording capability
Pendulum Audio Quartet Four-Element Tube Recording Channel (2x) (Bax EQ/OCL-2/De-esser in mixing/mastering)
Dan Alexander Neve Dual Class A 2-Channel Mic Preamp/DI w/original Marinair transformers
Forssell Technologies Two Channel 192k AD and DA MADA-2A Mastering Converter
Millennia NSEQ-2FF Mastering EQ (modded by Fred Forssell - upgraded boards and fully detented pots)
Rupert Neve Designs Portico II Master Buss Processor
GRACE FELiX Preamps (2x)
Custom Jensen DIs (3x)

Mics:
Korby Audio Technologies FET Large Diaphragm Condenser handmade by Tracy Korby
MicRehab modded Miktek CV4 Large Diaphragm Tube Condensers with hand sputtered capsules by Shannon Rhoades (pair)
Schoeps CMC5 MK21 Wide Cardioid Small Diaphragm Condensers (matched pair)
Rode NT4 Stereo X/Y Small Diaphragm Condensers
AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon 
Electro-Voice RE20
Shure SM7B
Shure Beta 58a
Shure SM57 (2)
AKG D112
Sennheiser MD421 II

Monitoring:
Crane Song Avocet Discrete Class A Studio Controller w/Quantum DAC
Tyler Acoustics Decade X MM5x Mastering Speakers
Parasound Halo A21+ Stereo Power Amplifier
Avantone Active MixCubes Mixing Speakers

Cables:
Mogami Gold XLR Cables
Evidence Audio Forte Instrument Cables
Schmitt Custom Audio Reference 100 Speaker Cables

Desk:
Sterling Modular Plan A

Discography

2020 Adam Crossman - "A Fear One Day You Will Disappear" single - Independent/FretMonkey Records - Co-Producer, Engineer, Co-Mixing and Mastering
2020 Ewan Dobson - "Winter By The Sea" single - CandyRat Records - Mixing and Mastering
2020 Lokella - "Of Remorse" single- Independent - Mastering
2020 Kat Gruvs - "Get Gruvy" EP - FretMonkey Records - Mixing and Mastering
2020 Alex Brubaker - "Building Harmonic Castles" full length album - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2020 Sean de Burca - "Shapeshifter" full length double album - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2020 Wes Parker - "Between the Moon and You" - CandyRat Guest Artist - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2020 Alex Anderson - "No-Way Mirror" single - CandyRat Records - Producer, Writer, Performer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2019 Sean de Burca - "Temperance - Of Jupiter and Moons" - acoustic fingerstyle cover - Independent - Mixing and Mastering
2019 Forest Bailey - "Midnight Picnic by the Ocean" - live single - CandyRat Records Guest Artist - Mixing and Mastering
2019 Kat Gruvs - "Somewhere Warmer" - single - FretMonkey Records - Mixing and Mastering
2019 David Harland - "Searching For Someday" double album - Independent - Producer, Engineer, Mixing and Mastering
2019 Adam Crossman - "Heart of the Rose" single - Independent/FretMonkey Records - Co-Producer, Engineer, Co-Mixing and Mastering
2019 Adam Crossman - "Eternal Slumber" single - Independent/FretMonkey Records - Co-Producer, Engineer, Co-Mixing and Mastering
2019 Adam Crossman - "Oxytocin" single - Independent/FretMonkey Records - Co-Producer, Engineer, Co-Mixing and Mastering
2019 Ian Ethan Case - "Ballyraine" video for Emerald Guitars - CandyRat Recording Artist - Mastering
2019 Wes Parker - "First Fall" - 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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