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Through a combination of carefully crafted sound, natural light and high quality equipment, Studio One is the focal point of Forbes Street Studios.

Housing Australia’s only Barefoot MiniMain 12 speakers, the control room centres around an analogue SSL AWS924 console with DAW integration, Pro Tools 12 HDX and a selection of must-have outboard, plugins and synthesisers.

The live room accommodates 10+ musicians simultaneously,  includes acoustic baffles, Ludwig drums and Gibson guitars, and is adjoined by separate vocal and amp booths.

Book a pre-session tour to experience the space for yourself.


Phone: Anthony Garvin  +61-(0)412 202 868

Gear List


  • SSL AWS 924 Delta


  • Barefoot MiniMain 12’s
  • Yamaha NS10M Studio

Studio DAW

  • 27″ iMac Retina w quad 4.0GHz i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD
  • Pro Tools 12 HDX (HDIO with 32 I/O)
  • Ableton Live Suite 9 (with Avid Fast Track Duo)
  • Novation Launchkey 61 mk2 MIDI controller
  • Native Instruments Maschine Mikro II


  • UAD Octo Ultimate bundle
  • McDSP Classic Pack (HD)
  • Soundtoys 5 Native
  • Autotune 8 Native
  • Native Instruments Komplete 10
  • Slate Everything Bundle
  • Waves Platinum Bundle
  • Fabfilter Mastering bundle


  • Ludwig Drum Kit
  • Gibson Les Paul Studio Guitar
  • Gibson ES-355 Bigsby Guitar
  • Gibson 2016 American SG Guitar
  • Epiphone Masterbilt Zenith Acoustic Guitar
  • Gibson Grabber II Bass Guitar
  • Nord Stage 2
  • Korg MS20
  • Roland Juno 106
  • Roland Jupiter-6

Extra Pre-amps

  • API 3124 (4 channels)
  • 2x Neve 1073LB
  • 2x Chandler TG2-500

Outboard Equipment

  • Tubetech CL1B
  • Universal Audio 1176
  • Warm Audio WA-76
  • Bricasti M7 Reverb
  • 2x Empirical Labs Distressor (w brit mod + stereo link)
  • Ensoniq DP/4 multi-effects
  • 2x DBX 160VU
  • BSS DPR402 Stereo Compressor / De-Esser
  • Lexicon PCM70 Reverb


  • Manley Reference Cardioid
  • Wunder Audio CM7-GTS
  • Pair Neumann U87ai
  • Pair Royer 121
  • Pair AKG c414-XLS
  • Pair Sennheiser MKH8040
  • 4x Sennheiser 421
  • 2x Shure SM7B
  • 8x Shure SM57
  • Electrovoice RE20
  • AKG D12 VR
  • Beyer M88
  • Shure Beta 52


Please Note: due to maintenance and concurrent sessions, occasionally some equipment may not be available. Please notify us when booking if you require specific items.