is an outstanding recording facility for the serious musician, singer,
songwriter or musical group. We are located just of Lexington, SC,
on beautiful Lake Murray.
Designed primarily for live instrumental and
vocal production, the live room is a large L-shaped area that can handle ensembles of all
sizes and styles from duos to choirs, rock, rhythm & blues to gospel. Also included is
a large isolation room for drummers or vocals. The control room houses 24 tracks
(192 virtual tracks) of 24 bit digital audio controlled by a Mackie d8b with full moving
fader automation. In addition, each track has 24 bit gates, compression and 4 types
of eq. The control room also houses a computer dedicated to Mastering and MIDI production
and can be synchronized to the system via SMPTE time code. All other audio connections are
tied together using patch bays making outboard effects and equipment routing fast and
Audio mastering is done on a DAW system
consisting of a Zefiro Acoustics ZA2 digital audio card into a PII 300 computer system.
Mastering software includes Sound Forge Digital Sound Editing plus Waves plug-ins,
including the famous L-1 Ultramaximizer that features look-a-head peak limiting and
advanced re-quantization to ensure industry standard output levels prior to duplication.
Using spectrum analysis, we have the ability to graph your music by frequency to help
locate hot or dead spots. In addition, our noise reduction and click removal plug-ins
allow us to remove much of the noise, hiss, clicks and pops from old tapes and records as
we restore quality and presence.
Sequencing is provided using Cake Walk Pro
Audio and/or Sonar software. Soundtracks
are developed using a combination of live instruments, Giga-studio and Sonar
for the best sounding backing ever. We also have a variety of other music software packages that will help
transform your ideas into music and enhance your sound.
CD Duplication is done
in-house with an automated duplicator and thermal printer. We use only
the best CDr's available combined with black thermal printing you get a
neat, clean, professional looking CD that will not smudge or smear.
Signature Studios offers
retail ready cassettes & CDs, demo tapes, one-off CDs, graphics, web page
design, music arrangement and development for songwriters plus complete soundtracks. All
that you need to furnish is talent and we can do the rest. Our goal is to offer a complete
package to accommodate your specific needs, at surprisingly reasonable prices.
Sound Reinforcement - Signature
Studios offers a sound package for small to medium sized venues, indoors or
outdoors. We can fill your audio needs for business meetings, concerts, town
festivals, music programs or any audio needs that you may have.