Taurus Recording
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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 and Dan Weston. 
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
  • GML 8200 EQ
  • Allen Smart C2 Bus Compressor
  • 8 Channel Neve 5422 Sidecar
  • 4 Channel Transient Designer
  • Antelope Orion 32 A/D
  • Hear Back Headphone System

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
  • 3 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
  • 1 x Telefunken M82

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