THE GROOVE FACTORY STUDIO

Part of The Groove Factory – Music, Events & More (www.thegroovefactory.it), the studio is located in Udine, inside the huge Città Fiera shopping mall.

Four sound-proof boxy rooms (www.boxysystem.com) with over 35dbs of sound isolation and a specific acoustic treatment are the perfect environment for professional recordings, together with top-class gear to satisfy every kind of request.

Through the years The Groove Factory Studio has been specialising into the rock/hard rock and heavy-metal jar by recording, mixing and mastering a lot of releases: from demos to big productions, we had the pleasure to work with artists and labels from all around the world.

Today, together with Michele Guaitoli, there is a team of professional engineers to satisfy the needs not only of metal-heads, but of every musician coming from any style or genre.

LOCATION AND ROOMS

  • Four BOXY rooms for over 90 sound-proof square meters, with over 35dBs to 45dBs of isolation and treated walls, ceiling and ground;
  • 2 relax areas
  • The Città Fiera shopping mall offers a huge selection of indoor stores and restaurants that surrounds the studio, without compromising the professional environment.
  • One 16 square meters sound-proof, sound isolated and sound-treated BOXY pre-production room

MAIN STUDIO GEAR

  • Apple Mac based systems with Cubase, ProTools and Logic DAWs (depending on the technician)
  • Focusrite Red 16line main audio interface
  • Adam a77x monitors
  • Yamaha NS10 monitors with Yamaha P2040 power amp
  • Yamaha HS8 monitors
  • TubeTech Mec1a channel strip
  • Universal Audio 2-610 preamps & strips
  • Focusrite ISA428 preamp
  • Joemeek TwinQ preamp
  • 2x Joemeek SixQ channel strips
  • WarmAudio WA273 preamp
  • Focusrite Clarett 8pre preamps + audio interface
  • Motu 8pre preamps + audio interface
  • Shure microphones
  • Neumann microphones
  • AKG microphones
  • MXL microphones
  • Audio-Technica microphones
  • Sennheiser microphones
  • IK Multimedia plug-ins
  • Audio Assault plug-ins
  • Brainworks plug-ins
  • iZotope plug-ins
  • Native Instruments plug-ins
  • Oeksound plug-ins
  • Slate Digital plug-ins
  • Softtube plug-ins
  • Soundtoys plug-ins
  • Spitfire Audio plug-ins
  • Steinberg plug-ins
  • Toontrack plug-ins
  • Waves plug-ins
  • Wilkinson Audio plug-ins
  • XLN Audio plug-ins
  • Mapex Saturn IV drumkit
  • Mapex Meridian Maple drumkit
  • Mapex Horizon drumkit
  • Mapex Mars drumkit
  • Additional Mapex & Pearl snare drums (Machete, Chad Smith & more…)
  • UFIP Cymbals
  • ROLAND TD30-KV electronic drumkit
  • Ibanez RG7421 electric guitar
  • Fender Stratocaster electric guitar with Fender Noiseless pickups
  • Epiphone Les Paul Studio electric guitar with Seymour Duncan ’59 pickups
  • Jackson Pro Series Dinky DK2 electric guitar
  • Jackson JS32-7 Dinky DKA AH QM electric guitar
  • Ibanez AEG50 acoustic guitar
  • Fender CD acoustic guitar with Fender Mesquite pickups
  • 2x Squier Affinity Stratocaster electric guitars
  • Gibson Thunderbird IV bass guitar
  • Ibanez SR305 EB bass guitar
  • Yamaha TRBX305 bass guitar
  • Harley Benton JB75 bass guitar
  • Roland Gaia Synth
  • ROLAND Juno DI Synth
  • ROLAND RD-700 digital piano
  • ROLAND RD-300 digital piano
  • ROLAND FP-4F digital piano
  • Kemper profiling amplifier
  • Line 6 Helix guitar system
  • Tech 21 SansAmp bass driver d.i.
  • Boss ME80 pedalboard
  • Boss Pedals (BD-2, GE-7, CS-3, TU-3, DM-2, DS-1, RC-3, DD-3, MT-2, CE-2, BB-1X, ODB-3, SYB-5, SD-1, DS-2, FZ-5, MD-2, OC-5, VB-2, BF-3, CE-5 & more)
  • Roland Katana bass & guitar amplifiers
  • Roland Cube bass & guitar amplifiers
  • Mackie HM400 headphones amplifiers
  • Swissonic Headamp 8 headphones amplifier
  • Behringer Powerplay HA4700 headphones amplifier

PRE-PRODUCTION ROOM GEAR

  • Apple Mac based systems with Cubase, ProTools and Logic DAWs (depending on the technician)
  • Possibility to connect to our gear with your own notebook
  • Motu 828mkII audio interface
  • Roland UA1010 Octacapture audio interface
  • Yamaha HS8 studio monitors
  • ROLAND FP-4F Stage Piano
  • Accessibility to all the additional gear
  • AKAI Tape, vinyl and CD-Player with original speakers