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Taurus Recording is a three control room studio with a single live floor in Toronto,
home to Thomas D'Arcy, Jon Drew, Dan Weston and Jesse Turnbull. 
Various pieces can be transferred from room to room
depending on your project’s needs. 

North Room Rack


  • 1 x Phoenix Audio 8 Channel Rack DI
  • 1 x 8 Channel Neve 5422 Mini Console
  • 8 x Vintech x81 Pre Amps
  • 2 x Neve 1082 Pre Amps
  • 1 x UREI 1176 Revision H Limiting Amplifier
  • 2 x Universal Audio 1176 Limiting Amplifiers
  • 1 x Allen Smart C2 Bus Compressor
  • 1 x API 3124 (4 x Mic Pres)
  • 1 x TK Stereo Bus Compressor (C1 Clone)
  • 1 x Spectra Sonics 610 Complimiter
  • 1 x Shure Level Loc Audio Level Controller
  • 2 x Empirical Labs EL8-X Distressors
  • 1 x Altec 1591 Compressor/Amplifier
  • 2 x DBX 160 Compressors
  • 1 x GML 8200 Stereo EQ
  • 1 x 4 Channel SPL Transient Designer
  • 1 x Studer 963 + Neve 8128 EQ Pre Amp
  • 1 x Antelope Orion 32 A/D
  • 1 x Hear Back Headphone System w/ 5 Mixers
  • 2 x ATC25 Monitors
  • 2 x Yorkville PA monitors

South Room Rack


  • 1 x BAE 1073 pre
  • 1 x Audiotronics (4 x Mic Pres)
  • 1 x  Ward Beck M460 (4 x Mic Pres)
  • 2 x Altec 1592b Mixer
  • 1x Vintech 473 (4 Mic Pres)
  • 1x Thermonic culture “Rooster”
  • 1x Yamaha M406 mixer
  • 4 x Tempo MCS1 EQ
  • 2 x Api 550 EQ
  • 1 x Stam Sa-76 Compressor
  • 1 x Dbx 163 Compressor
  • 1 x Magnatech 3 1 B Compressor
  • 2 x Emperical Labs Distressor
  • 1 x Valley People 440 Compressor/Limiter
  • 2 x DBX 160X Compressor
  • 1 x DBX 166 Compressor
  • 1 x CBS Volumax Stereo Compressor
  • 1 x Valley People Dyna-mite Stereo Limiter
  • 1 x Aphex Dominator Stereo Limiter
  • 1 x TC electronics Finalizer Plus
  • 4 x Transient designer
  • 1 x Filter Factory Audio Synthesizer
  • 1 x Shure Mic Mixer
  • 1 x Yamaha E1010 Delay
  • 1 x RME UFX
  • 1 x Apogee ADX 16 with Big Ben clock
  • 1 x TEAC 2300s Tape Machine

Guitars (Available on Request)


  • 1956 Gibson J50 Acoustic
  • 1976 Fender Stratocaster
  • 1965 Gibson J50 Acoustic (Nashville Tuned)
  • 1969 Gibson EB0 Short Scale Bass
  • 1969 Epiphone Cortez Acoustic
  • 1968 Hagstrom Short Scale Bass
  • 1969 Fender Telecaster
  • 1965 Gibson SG
  • Fender Jaguar Bass Reissue
  • 1972 Fender Telecaster Bass
  • 1968 Yamaha Banana Bass
  • 1984 Gibson Les Paul

Other


  • Musser Vibraphone
  • Avalon DI
  • Radial JD7 line splitter
  • Garnet Herzog
  • Various Effect Pedals

Mics


  • 1 x Neumann U87
  • 2 x Neumann KLM184’s
  • 1 x Neumann M149
  • 1 x Telefunken M82
  • 1 x RCA BK5 Ribbon
  • 3 x Royer 121 Ribbon
  • 1 x AEA R88 MK2 Stereo Ribbon
  • 1 x Coles 4038 Ribbon
  • 4 x Electrovoice RE20
  • 1 x Yamaha Sub Kick
  • 1 x AKG D112
  • 1 x AKG C-12 Vr
  • 2 x AKG C414
  • 2 x Shure SM7
  • 4 x Shure SM57
  • 4 x Shure SM58
  • 3 x Sennheiser 421
  • 1 x Neumann TLM103
  • 1 x AudioTechnica 4033
  • 2 x APEX 210 Ribbon’s
  • 1 x Cadenza Pocket Ribbon

Amps


  • 1972 Marshall 50w Head/Cab
  • Ampeg SVT-VR re-issue + 1x15 Cabinet
  • Fender Deluxe 2x10
  • 60’s Fender Princeton Blackface
  • 60’s Supro 1x10
  • Silvertone 100 Solid State 2x12
  • Silvertone 1412 Tube 2x12
  • Silvertone 1x10
  • Traynor 3x12 Cabinet
  • Traynor Bass Mate head
  • Blonde Fender Bassman/Cab
  • Orange 4x12 Cab
  • 60’s Fender Bandmaster Blackface
  • Marshall 1974x 1x12 re-issue

Keys (Available on Request)


  • Minimoog Model D
  • Rhodes Stage 73
  • Wurlitzer 100a
  • Hammond Organ w/ Leslie 122
  • Roland JX-3P
  • Roland Juno 106
  • Moog Little Phatty
  • Acetone Top 8 Organ
  • Moog Taurus II
  • Yamaha CS50
  • Realistic MG1
  • Critter & Guitari Pocket Piano
  • Rheem Kee Bass
  • Suzuki Omnichord
  • Pramberger Upright Piano
  • Korg Lambda
  • Farfisa Partner 515
  • Roland RS202 Strings
  • Solina Strings

Drums (available on Request)


  • 70's 5 pc. Blue Ludwig Vistalite drum kit (12/13/16/18/22)
  • 70's 3 pc Ludwig 3 ply drum kit (15/18/24)
  • Canwood custom drums with snare
  • Premier 4 Piece Kit w/ Snare
  • Black Beauty Snare
  • 60’s Ludwig Supraphonic Snare
  • Yamaha Elvyn Jones Signature Snare
  • Various Cymbals
  • Various Hardware
  • Various Percussion

client list


  • AA Wallace
  • Altameda
  • Aim Low
  • All Eyes West
  • Andrew Austin
  • Arkells
  • Balconies
  • Bond Girls
  • Born Ruffians
  • Broken Wolves
  • BROS.
  • Bywater Call
  • Career Suicide
  • Carleigh Aikins
  • Chainbreaker
  • Dave Monks
  • Dead Broke
  • Dear God
  • Dear Rouge
  • Deppaneur
  • Dying Arts
  • Eastborough
  • Emma Shehan
  • Ewan Currie
  • Fires of Cheektowaga
  • Forrest City Aurora
  • Golden Dogs
  • Good Anya
  • Good Kid
  • Grim Goya
  • Half Twin
  • Hassler
  • Hawksley Workman
  • Heated Mansions
  • Hessitate
  • Hue
  • Jackson Slater
  • Jane’s Party
  • Jesse Dandelion
  • Jesse Lee Roper
  • July Talk
  • Kate Boothman
  • k-os
  • Lanekai
  • Lindy
  • Lolaa
  • Losers
  • Lyon
  • Marti Sarbit
  • Max
  • Metz
  • Mounties
  • Nathan Ferraro
  • Neko Case
  • NOBRO
  • Nice Head
  • Ninja Sex Party
  • Old Hope
  • Pile High
  • Pkew Pkew Pkew (Gunshots)
  • Poesy
  • Rich Aucoin
  • Rusty
  • Samantha Martin
  • Sam Goldberg
  • Shad
  • Shallow Waves
  • Shamus Currie
  • Shane O’Keefe
  • Shara Gibson
  • Silent Movie Type
  • Simone Denny
  • Single Mothers
  • Sleepless Nights
  • Souls
  • Soul Stew
  • Splash and Boots
  • Ten Kills The Pack
  • The Darcys
  • The Danks
  • The Joel Affair
  • The Sheepdogs
  • The Trews
  • Tijuana Taxi
  • Tokyo Police Club
  • Tupper Ware Remix Party
  • Turbo Cow
  • Two Koreas
  • Uncut
  • Wildlife
  • Williamson
  • Was it the Walrus
  • Wil Scarlet
  • White Hot Guilt
  • Whitehorse
  • Wrot
  • Yukon Blonde