A selection of the gear we use at Invada


All our rooms are well isolated and acoustically treated and feature wooden floors and fresh air ventilation.

Live Room – 42 square metres, natural daylight

Drum Booth – 12 square metres adjoining Live Room via bifold doors

Control Room – 42 square metres, split-level. Great lines of sight to recording areas



Recording and Monitoring

DDA AMR24 36/24 console

RADAR 24 track hard disk recorder

Mac Pro Quad Core running Pro Tools 12, Logic 9, complete UAD-2 plugin suite

Lynx Aurora – 32 ins/outs

Soundcraft Saturn 824 24 track 2″ tape machine



Yamaha NS10m

Beyerdynamic DT150/100/102 headphones


Outboard – Preamps, Dynamics

Thermionic Culture – Phoenix Compressor, Early Bird/Pullet, Kite, Rooster, Phoenix HG15 (can you tell we like Thermionic Culture!)

Hairball Audio – Lola x2

CAPI Audio – VP26 x 2

Gelnsound MX6

Overstayer – Stereo Voltage Control

Warm Audio – WA76 x 2

Foote Control Systems –  P3sME Stereo VCA Mastering Compressor

Summit Audio – TLA 100A.

Tubetech – PE 1B

Smart Research – C1 Compressor

Triton Audio – Fethead

Other units from Glensound, DBX, Symetrix, Drawmer, TLA, BSS, Focusrite, SPL etc



Outboard – Effects

Various reverbs – EMT 140 plate Reverb, Yamaha REV 1, Great British Spring, Peavey Valveverb

Delays etc – Roland Chorus Echo – 301, 501 and 555, plus others from Dynacord, HH, Aria, etc.



AKG C414 B ULS x2

Neuman U67


Coles 4038 x 2

Neumann KM84i

Beesneez Lulu FET x 2

AEG ‘The Ball’ Valve Microphone

Audio Technica ATM25 x 2


AKGD112 x 2

Sennheiser MD441

Sennheiser MD409 x 2

Electrovoice RE20

Beyerdynamic M201 x 2

Beyerdynamic M88

Shure SM7B

Shure SM57 x 3

Shure SM58s

Golden Age Projects ST-1 Stereo Ribbon

and many others from

Shure, Beyerdynamic, AKG, Heil Pro, Sennheiser, Electrovoice etc.



Keys and Synths include – German Upright Piano, Vox Continental, Fender Rhodes, Farfisa Compact, Minimoog, Korg Poly Ensemble etc

Various (odd) guitars, basses, and assorted Amps/Cabs from Fender, Gibson, Kay, Musima, Laney, Farfisa, Leslie, etc

Get in touch if you’d like to see the full gear list.