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With over 1500 square feet, WaterWorks Studios offers a fabulous recording environment for musicians of every walk of life.  Our state of the art digital recording facilities will impress the novice to the expert, with our combination of new and vintage gear.

Located in the heart of Nashville, we are conveniently located minutes from downtown, hotels, restaurants, coffee shops, shopping and of course, tons of bars and great clubs to play at.

WWE Studios has recorded dozens of great indie bands from not only Nashville, but Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Louisiana, Texas, Los Angeles, Paris (France), and more.

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EQUIPMENT

 

WWE’s Crown Jewel: The Lowrey Prestige A5000 Organ

 

-w/ MIDI, USB, CD, Audio In/Out Jacks

-25 Note Spinet Style Pedals

-7 Amplifiers 340 Total Watts,Four Audio Segments,15 Speakers In Total 

-Bass Speaker in a Tuned-Ported Enclosure

-Full Color Display 

-Dimensions 53.5" Width, 29.5" Depth, 44.25" Height 53 With Music Rack Installed

-Weight: 512lbs.

 

Video:

https://youtu.be/iHN1UghdMLc - Demonstration

 

Owner's Manual:

www.lowreyforum.com/brochures/A5000_Prestige_Guide.pdf

 

*More details on the Prestige at bottom of list

 

Recording: 

  • 1982 Allen & Heath System 8 164 Analog Console (recapped and refurbished) 

  • Aria AMX80B Analog Console (8 ch. w/ Spring Reverb)

  • Behringer Europower PMP3000 (16 ch mixer w/ Effects)

  • Behringer Xenyx 1202 FX (12 ch. w/ Effects)

  • BCF2000 digital mixer

  • Mac Pro G5 (2.8 Ghz, 8 core, 2GB Ram)

  • 17" MacBook Pro G5 Laptop (2.4 Ghz, dual core, 5GB Ram)

  • 13” MacBook Pro

  • 13” MacBook Pro 3GHZ Intel Core i7

  • 64GB Apple iPad – 1st Gen (w/ tons of synths, beat pads, and other music apps)

  • Apple iPad – 3rd Gen

  • Apple iPhone X 250GB(w/ tons of synths, beat pads, and other music apps)

  • Apple iPhone 4 16GB (w/ tons of synths, beat pads, and other music apps)

  • Apple iPhone 5S 16GB (w/ tons of synths, beat pads, and other music apps)

  • 28" LCD Theatre Display

  • 16" LCD Display

  • Digi 002 (8ch)

  • Presonus Digimax (8ch)

  • Presonus Firestation (8ch w/ tube pres)

  • Mbox 2

  • Scully 280 8 track (1") (currently being serviced)

  • Sony 777 Analog (1/4") 4-track

  • Gral v-800 Analog Tape Recorder (for effects)

  • Marantz PMD740 (6 ch./4-track recorder)

  • and lots of other nifty little things...

 

Outboard/Rack: 

  • API Lunchbox with:

  • Great River mp500 mic pre

  • Purple Audio Biz mic pres (x2) 

  • Shadow Hills Gamma mic pre

  • Mindprint DTC Stereo (Mic Pre/Comp/Limiter)

  • Urei 7510a (w/16 vintage Urei mic pres)

  • Scully 280 mic pres (x8)

  • Presonus tube pres (x2)

  • Bogen Challenger pres (x3)

  • Rolls Leslie Simulator

  • Furman Sound Param EQ PQ-3

  • Bogen TCE 200 EQ's (x2)

  • Bogen Acousta-Master CT-60

  • Electra Analog Delay

  • Orban Stereo Synthesiser 245F

  • Monarch Stereo Mic Pre

  • Rauland Spectrum Master 3508 (mic pre)

  • Rauland Spectrum Master 3516 (mic pre)

  • Rauland Spectrum Master 6326 (EQ)

  • Furman power conditioners

  • Neutriks patchbays

  • and even more nifty stuff...

 

Mics:  

  • AKG c414 (stereo matched pair)

  • Sennheiser 421 (stereo matched pair)

  • Rode NTK (tube mic)

  • Oktava MK-319 (modified to emulate the Neumann U47)

  • RSM1 Ribbon (modified)

  • Bang and Olufsen ((B&O) MD8

  • Telefunken TD4

  • Blue "Kickball" 

  • Blue “Spark”

  • MXL 800 bundle w/

    • MXL 840 (x2)

    • MXL 860 ribbon mic (x2)

    • MXL 870

    • MXL 880

    • MXL 890

  • Electro-Voice/Blue Cardinal

  • Electro-Voice/Blue Raven

  • Heil "the Fin"

  • Electro-Voice 636

  • AKG Perception 120

  • Shure 57's (x6)

  • Shure 58 (x2)

  • Shure 77 (the Elvis Mic)

  • Shure drum kit pack

  • Electro-Voice 671BL (x2)

  • Lafeyette Bullet Mic

  • Sony ECM-MS907 (Digital Stereo Mic)

  • M336 Wireless Mic System (2 mics)

  • various other mics for effects

 

Virtual Mic Emulators:

  • Germann 87 (Neumann U87)

  • Workhorse 57 (Sure 57)

 

Monitoring: 

  • Tannoy Reveal (stereo pair)

  • Roland M-8 (stereo pair)

  • Peavey PV115 (PA speakers) (x2)

  • FOCUSRITE VRM - w/ Pro Studio, Bedroom, and Living Room Environments, w/ 16 virtual monitors, including:

    • Genelec 1031A

    • KRK VXT8

    • KRK RP6 G2

    • Yamaha NS-10M Pro

    • BBC designed LS3/5a

    • ADAM S2.5A

    • Alesis Monitor One

    • Auratone 5C

    • B&W DM12

    • Creative S8S35

    • Goodmans MS188

    • Phocus LCD 26 TV

    • Quested S8s

    • Rogers LS3/5a

    • Sterling L53/5a

    • KEF Q55.2

  • various headphone sets. (Feel free to bring your own headphones if you would prefer to use your own).

 

Software: 

  • Pro Tools 8

  • Cubase SX

  • Wave Lab

  • Logic Pro

  • Garage Band (w/ all Jam Packs and Soft Synths)

  • Main Stage

  • Peak LE

  • Reason 3.0

  • Ableton Live 4

  • Virtual DJ Pro

  • TONS of Plug-ins and other Software Instruments (including Waves diamond bundle, API, dxb, and more! You name it, we've probably got it.)  *More software, soft synths, emulators, etc later down this list.

 

Instruments: 

  • 1973 Univox 12-string 335 hollow body

  • 1969 HARMONY H1218 ARCHTOP ACOUSTIC w/ electric mod

  • Baby Taylor Acoustic

  • Martin OMXAEBLACK Limited Edition

  • Danelectro "Selecto-Matic" U3

  • Epiphone Les Paul Studio LE

  • Danelectro "Dead on 67" Hornet

  • 1960s Kent (Teisco)

  • Fender Bullet (telecaster style)

  • Fender Bullet HHS Stratocaster

  • Alvarez Artist "Thin Line" acoustic

  • Ovation Acoustic

  • Ovation Acoustic/Electric Cutaway

  • 1950s Old Kraftsmen acoustic parlor guitar

  • Ibanez AEQ-SP1 w/ Fishman Pickups

  • Classical Guitar

  • Ion All Star Guitar (fits around iPad and acts as a trigger)

  • Davison Banjitar (6 string banjo)

  • Hofner Violin Bass BHI Series w/ Union Jack Flag (the Beatle Bass)

  • 1967 Cameo Violin Bass 

  • Cameo Jaguar Bass

  • Washburn Lyon Bass

  • Rogue Acoustic/Electric Mandolin 

  • Lowrey Prestige A5000 (2 teir organ w/ bass pedals – this is the Cadillac of organs. The original owner paid over $40,000, so it has ALL of the bells and whistles. **If you are interested in renting this item, please contact us at 615-594-4040. Renter will be responsible for insured transport to and from the studio, if being used off of location.)

  • Casio Privia

  • Alesis Micron

  • Yamaha PSR-GX76

  • Yamaha PortaSound

  • Graber-Rogg, INC E3751 (European Air Organ)

  • Akai Synthstation 49 (w/ iPad dock)

  • Akai Synthstation 25 (w/ iPhone dock)

  • Korg Kaossilator

  • Korg nano-Kontrollers (USB Control, USB Pad Control, USB Key Control)

  • Numark iDJ3 (w/ scratch)

  • Numak TT-USB (Recordable Turn Table)

  • Moog Filtatron

  • Magnus Chord Organ (toy size and full size)

  • Thomas organ

  • 1800's Pump organ

  • Korg MS-20 LC analog style synth

  • M-Audio Oxygen 8

  • Buddha Machine 4 (and Buddha Machine iPad App w/ ALL Buddha Machines)

  • Electric Kazoo (kazooka)

  • Baldwin Electric Piano

  • Hammond Organ (2 tier w/ analog synth)

  • Conn Organ (w/ Leslie)

  • various Casio and toy keyboards

  • Korg Kaossilator

  • Korg Kaossilator Pro

  • Alesis DM-6 Electronic Drums (w/ midi out)

  • various percussion instruments, guitar pedals, etc.

 

Soft Synths/Guitar Emulators:

  • Korg Legacy Collection

  • Korg Electribe Wave

  • Korg ODYSSEi

  • Korg iWAVESTATION

  • Korg Module

  • Korg Gadget LE

  • Korg iDS-10

  • Moog Filtatron

  • Animoog (w/ all expansion upgrades, including the new Slim Phatty, and the Grateful Dead expansion packs)

  • Arturia Moog Suite

  • Alchemy Synth

  • Akai Synthstation

  • Mellotron M3000 HD

  • Native Instruments

  • Alchemy SS

  • Groove Maker

  • Core Synth and Core Synth HD

  • Harmonium Plus

  • Strand Organ

  • EHX MiniSynthPhone

  • Synth One

  • Rhythm Pad

  • Magic Zither

  • Middle East Organ

  • Buddha Machine

  • Voice Synth

  • Reason Compact

  • Yamaha FM Essential

  • Pocket Voice

  • Speak Now!

  • Piano Infinity

  • Midi Guitar

  • iShred Live

  • JamUp Pro

  • Decibel X

  • Fender AmpliTube

  • iShred LIVE

 

Pedals:

  • Electro-Harmonix Ravish Sitar (AMAZING!!)

  • Electro-Harmonix B9 (Hammond B9 organ emulator pedal)

  • Electro-Harmonix Double Muff (vintage)

  • Electro-Hamonix Pocket Metal Muff

  • Electro-Hamonix Nano Switchblade

  • Maleko DISTORTLAND Limited Edition (available only via a pre-album sales for the Dandy Warhol’s album “Distortland”)

  • Line 6 MM4 (blue)

  • Line 6 FM4 (purple)

  • Boss CS-3 Compression/Sustainer

  • Boss CH-1 Super Chorus

  • Ibanez TS9DX Turbo Tube Screamer

  • Pro Co "the Rat"

  • Danelectro Talk Box (get your Frampton on!)

  • Danelectro Fab Tone (distortion)

  • Danelectro Spring King (real spring reverb)

  • Danelectro Pepperoni Phaser

  • Danelectro Hashbrowns Flanger

  • Danelectro BLT Slap Echo

  • Danelectro Chicken Salad Vibrato

  • Danelectro Chili Dog Octave

  • Danelectro Grilled Cheese Distortion (Guitar Player Mag Editor's Pick)

  • Danelectro Dan-o-matic Tuner

  • Danelectro Tripl Wah

  • Crybaby Wah

  • Crybaby Bass Wah

  • Zoom 505 (Multi-Effects - for those classic 80s-90s sounds)

  • DOD FX65 Stereo Chorus

  • DOD Tech 4 (developed w/ Trent Reznor of NIN)

  • Griffin Stompbox (for triggering iPad emulators like JamUp Pro and Amp Kit)

  • Behringer DR100

  • Snark Chromatic Tuner/True Bypass

 

Virtual/Emulated Pedals:

  • Noise Filter

  • Boss DD-3 Delay

  • Reverse (EHX Memory Man)

  • Echo Filter

  • Roland RE 201 Space Echo

  • Mad Professor Mellow Yellow Tremelo

  • Boss CE-1 Chorus Ensemble

  • EHX Deluxe Electric Mistress

  • MXR Phase 100

  • BBE Mind Bender

  • Leslie 145 (tube driven rotary speaker cab)

  • Boss AW-2 Auto Wah

  • Dunlop Crybaby Wah-Wah

  • Shin-ei Univibe

  • EHX Q-tron Envelope Filter

  • Boss OC-2 Octave

  • Room Reverb (simulates the acoustic properties of a classic echo chamber)

  • Teletronix LA-2A Studio Compressor

  • MXR Dyna Comp

  • Boss OD-3 Over Drive

  • Arbiter Fuzz Face

  • Noise Gate

  • Hot Fuzz

  • Q-36 Space Modulator

  • HK-2000 Delay Unit

  • Musitronics Mu-Tron III

  • Tech 21 SansAmp

  • EHX Bass Big Muff Pi

  • Maestro Bass Brassmaster

  • EBS Octabass

  • HPF Pro

 

Amps/PA Systems: 

  • 1974 Woodson 2x12 combo (tube drive, reverb, tremolo)

  • Epiphone Valve Standard (upgraded class A all tube!)

  • Guitar Research T64RS Half Stack w/ Red Tolex (tube w/ reverb-- modeled after the Marshall AVT) 

  • 1980s Peavey Session 500 (tube, reverb, string effects, phaser, EQ section, etc.)

  • Line 6 Spyder 2x12 combo w/ floor pedal

  • VOX VT20X

  • VOX Pathfinder 10 - Bass

  • Blackstar Cab

  • Hotone Nano Legacy – British Invasion (head)

  • Danelectro "Amp in a Case"

  • Epiphone Acoustic Amp 10”

  • Peavey Rage

  • 1970s Gorilla 75watt tube driven amp

  • Behringer EuroPower PMP3000

  • Sunn SX8350 8 channel head

  • Pignose 75w 4 channel head

  • Behringer Xenyx 1202 FX (12 ch. w/ Effects)

  • Peavey PV115 Speaker (x2)

 

Amp Modeling/Emulators:

  • Peavey ValveKing VK100

  • Mesa 20/20

  • Fender Twin Reverb

  • Fender '59 Bassman

  • '63 Fende Spring Reverb

  • 1968/69 Marshall Plexi

  • Marshall JCM-800

  • Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier

  • Dr. Z Route 66

  • Matchless DC-30

  • Hiwatts Custom 103

  • Laney GH50L

  • ENGL Fireball 100

  • 1969 Ampeg SVT

  • 1968 Ampeg B-15

  • Gallien-Krueger 800RB

  • SWR Redhead

  • Acoustic 360

  • Orange AD-200

  • Gallien-Krueger 700RB II

  • Fender Super Bassman

 

On Loan and Currently Available: 

  • 1970s Alamo Dart amp 

  • 1950s Silvertone guitar (original)

  • Moogerfooger Ring Modulator (pedal)

  • Genz Benz GBE 400 (bass amp)

  • Cascade Fathed Ribbon Mic

 

***Software changes all of the time, so if you are interested in a specific platform, plug-in, soft synth, or emulator, please let us know what you are interested in BEFORE your session so that we can be sure to have the most compatible formats available at the time of your session. ***

 

More on the Lowrey Prestige:

 

Owner's Manual can be found at www.lowreyforum.com/brochures/A5000_Prestige_Guide.pdf

 

Videos:

https://youtu.be/JVIx0VUjcss  - Introduction

https://youtu.be/v9CDDk7an34 - Organ Tones

https://youtu.be/TvmJAqd5Nyc - Orchestral Sounds

https://youtu.be/iHN1UghdMLc - Demonstration

 

 

Specifications:

w/ USB, MIDI, CD and Audio Out/In Jacks

25 Note Spinet Style Pedals

7 Amplifiers 340 Total Watts, Four Audio Segments, 15 Speakers In Total 

Bass Speaker in a Tuned-Ported Enclosure

Full Color Display 

Dimensions 53.5" Width, 29.5" Depth, 44.25" Height 53 With Music Rack Installed

Weight: 512lbs.

 

 

216 Fully-Orchestrated Styles : 

  • Rhythm Plus Orchestration

  • Alpha Style Listing

  • Drum Variation

  • Alter Style

  • Drum Only

  • Mcs (Music Chord System)

  • Variation 1-2-More

  • Intro/Ending 1&2

  • Fade In/Out

  • Minor Chord Intros

  • Start Stop

  • Drum Volume

  • Rhythm Preset-Normal & Organ

  • Style And Lock

  • Auto Bass 1 & 2

  • Genie & Orch Plus

  • Orch Plus Volume

  • Bass Volume

  • Orch Plus Volume

  • Lower Volume

 

Presets

5,799 Total Presets. General Presets-11 Category Presets-231, 11 per Category:

  • Big Band

  • More = Sacred

  • Harmony Organs

  • Around The World

  • Smooth Flutes

  • Pianos Plus

  • Organ Strings

  • Sound Effects

  • Bank Presets-55 11 Per Bank: A, B, C, D, E (Programmable))

  • Rhythm Presets- 2,376 Normal, 2,376 Organ (11 Normal + 11 Organ Presets For Each Rhythm Style) 

  • Song Set Up Presets - 750

 

Touch Screen 

Full Colour – 320 X 240 Liquid Crystal Display “Touch Sensitive” Screen

 

Orchestral Sounds & Features And Solo Sounds & Features

  • Orchestral Sounds

  • Jazz Guitar

  • Electric Piano

  • Country Guitar

  • Big Band Ensemble

 

& Features

  • Genius 1

  • Genius 2

  • Orch Volume

  • Upper On

  • Lower Left

  • Lower Right

  • Dynamic Keying

  • Upper Octave

  • Solo Sounds

  • Society Piano

  • Trumpet, Violin

  • Jazz Flute

 

& Features

  • GeniuS 1

  • Genius 2

  • Solo Volume

  • Upper On

  • Lower Right

  • Lower Octave

  • Dynamic Keying

  • Upper Octave

 

Tab Controls

  • Bass Sustain

  • Bass 16'

  • Bass 8

  • Ensemble Bass

  • Diaphone 16

  • Pedal Flute Drawbars

  • Theatre Genius2

  • Horn 8 '

  • Diapason 8'

  • Vox Humana 8 '

  • Lower Genius1 '

  • Vocal Ensemble 

  • Strings 8

  • Strings 4

  • String Vocal Sustain

  • Flute 8

  • Flute 4

  • Flute 2 2/3

  • Flute 2

  • Flute 1

  • Lower Flute Sustain

  • Lower Master On/Off

  • Lower Flute Drawbars

  • Upper Flute Sustain

  • Flute 16

  • Flute 8

  • Flute 5 1/3 

  • Flute 4

  • Flute 2 2/3 

  • Flute 2 

  • Flute 1 3/5 

  • Flute 1 1/3 

  • Flute 1 

  • Flute Percussion

  • String Vocal Sustain 

  • Strings 16

  • Strings 8 

  • Strings 4 

  • Vocal Ensemble

  • Upper Genius1 

  • Upper Master On/Off 

  • Upper Flute Drawbars 

  • Flute Perc Drawbar 

  • Upper Theatre 

  • Theatre Trem

  • Reed 16

  • Reed 8

  • Diapason 8

  • Theatre Drums

  • Theatre Genius2 

  • Flute Vibra Trem Upper & Lower (Slow-Fast)

  • Flute Chorus

  • Master Lower & Upper Tabs

  • Theatre Drums

  • Flute Tabs Select – Lowrey

  • Jazz + More=Smooth

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