Taurus Recording
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Taurus Recording is a two control room studio sharing a single live floor in downtown Toronto
- operated by Jon Drew and Thomas D’Arcy 
Various pieces can be transferred from room to room
depending on your project’s needs. 

North Room Rack


  • 2 x UREI 1176
  • 2 x Neve 1082
  • 1 x Allen Smart C2 Compressor
  • Studer 963 + Neve 8128 EQ pre-amp
  • 2 Universal Audio 1176
  • McCurdy Stereo EQ's
  • 8 x Vintech x81’s
  • Vintech Dual72 (2 pre’s)
  • API 3124 (4 pre’s)
  • TK stereo bus compressor
  • Spectra Sonics 610 Complimiter
  • 2 x EL Distressors
  • Rosetta 800 A/D (8)
  • Apollo Quad Interface + A/D (8)
  • GML 8200 EQ
  • Allen Smart C2 Bus Compressor

South Room Rack


  • BAE 1073 Pre
  • Thermionic Culture "Rooster" (2 x pre+eq+dist)
  • Vintech 473 (4 pre’s)
  • Audiotronics (4 pre’s)
  • 2 x API 550 EQ's
  • Tempo MCS1 Eq's (4 eq’s)
  • Valley People Dyna-mite Compressor
  • 2 x DBX 160 Compressors
  • DBX 163 Compressor
  • 2 x Empirical Labs Distressors
  • Magnatech 31B
  • CBS Laboratories Volumax (stereo)
  • Aphex Dominator II
  • TC Electronics Finalizer Plus
  • Yamaha E1010 delay

Other


  • EMT Plate Reverb
  • Avalon DI
  • Radial JD7 line splitter
  • Lexicon 224 FX unit

Mics


  • 2 x Neumann U87’s
  • 2 x Neumann KLM184’s
  • 1 x RCA BK5 Ribbon
  • 2 x Royer 121 Ribbon
  • 1 x Sub Kick
  • 1 x AKG D112
  • 2 x Shure SM7
  • 4 x Shure SM57
  • 4 x Shure SM58
  • 2 x Sennheiser 421
  • 1 x Neumann TLM103
  • 1 x AudioTechnica 4033
  • 2 x APEX 210 Ribbon’s
  • 1 x Charter Oak SA538

Amps


  • Ampeg SVT-VR re-issue + 1x15
  • Fender Deluxe
  • Fender Princeton Blackface
  • 60’s Supro small amp
  • Marshall 4x12 Cabinet
  • Silvertone 100 Solid State
  • Silvertone 1412 Tube
  • Silvertone 1x10
  • Traynor 3x12 Cabinet
  • Traynor Bass Mate head

Keys


  • Minimoog Model D
  • Hammond Organ w/ Leslie 122
  • Moog Little Phatty
  • Acetone Top 8 Organ
  • Moog Taurus II
  • Yamaha CS50
  • Moog Source
  • Realistic MG1
  • Yamaha CP70 Stage Piano
  • Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano
  • Rheem Kee Bass
  • Suzuki Omnichord
  • Kurtzman & Co. upright piano
  • Pramberger Upright Piano
  • Korg Lambda
  • Farfisa Partner 515

Drums


  • Ludwig Vistalite 4 piece kit
  • Canwood custom drums with snare
  • Premier drums with snare
  • Ludwig Supraphonic snare (early 60's)
  • Yamaha Elvyn Jones signature snare
  • Various Cymbals
  • Various Hardware

client list


  • AA Wallace
  • Aim Low
  • All Eyes West
  • Andrew Austin
  • Arkells
  • Balconies
  • Bond Girls
  • Born Ruffians
  • Bros
  • Career Suicide
  • Chainbreaker
  • Dead Broke
  • Dying Arts
  • Eastborough
  • Ewan Currie
  • Golden Dogs
  • Good Anya
  • Hassler
  • Hawksley Workman
  • Hue
  • July Talk
  • Kiwi
  • Lanekai
  • Leah Fay and the Male Gaze
  • Lindy
  • Lolaa
  • Lyon
  • Marti Sarbit
  • Metz
  • Mounties
  • Nice Head
  • Nathan Ferraro
  • Pile High
  • Pkew Pkew Pkew (Gunshots)
  • Rusty
  • Shane O’Keefe
  • Shara Gibson
  • Silent Movie Type
  • Simone Denny
  • Single Mothers
  • Souls
  • Soul Stew
  • The Darcys
  • The Danks
  • The Sheepdogs
  • Tokyo Police Club
  • Tupper Ware Remix Party
  • Two Koreas
  • Uncut
  • Wildlife
  • Was it the Walrus
  • Wil Scarlet
  • White Hot Guilt
  • Xprime