Retrosonic Pro Audio Recording Studio

Retrosonic Pro Audio recording studio facility in Kultuurikatel, Tallinn welcomes you to record with us! BOOKINGS


Renting fees: €40/h or €300/day. Minimum rental period is 4h. Prices do not include 20% VAT or remuneration for the studio technician. Our in house studio technician hire is 35€/h. Our studio tehcnician provides recording and studio assistance services.

  • For an additional fee: session musicians and technicians
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NB! The studio can be hired only with our in house studio engineer, at least in most cases due to the relative complexity of the studio setup, equipment and connections logic.


STUDIO A (live room)

A 50 m2 recording room with good acoustics and a separate vocal booth.

– Drums
Ludwig Maple Set Made in USA 20/12/14 inch
Noble & Cooley 13" Alloy Classic Snare

Various Cymbals & HiHats

– Guitar amplifiers
Ampeg GVT 52-112 Guitar Combo
Bugera 4112-BK Cabinet 4×12″ Guitar Cab Stereo/mono
Fender Pro Reverb Vintage guitar combo from 70´s
Gibson Gibsonette GA-8 Vintage Guitar Combo Amp
Roland JC-120 Jazz Chorus combo 2×12″ The “king of clean” amps with the epic chorus circuit

– Bass amplifiers
Ampeg BA115HP bassivõimendi Bass Combo
Ampeg BA300-115 Bass Combo

– Keyboards
Casio CZ-101 Analog Mini Synth
Fender Rhodes Mk1 73 Suitcase 1972 
Yamaha CP80 1980 Electric Grand Piano
Moog Voyager Analog Mono Synth
Roland Juno 60 Analog Synth
Siel Cruise Analog Synth

– Microphones
1 x AEA R88 Stereo Stereo Ribbon Mic
2 x AKG D12 Vintage large dynamic mic
2 x AKG D1000C Vintage dynamic microphone
1 x AKG C-414B-XLII Stereo pair Large capsule Stereo Pair
1 x AKG C451B/ST Stereo pair Small capsule carioid condeser
1 x Beyerdynamic M88N Dynamic Vocal mic
4 x Beyerdynamic M201TG Dynamic mic
1 x Beyerdynamic M260 Hypercardioid Ribbon Mic
1 x Beyerdynamic M500 Classic Edition Hypercardioid Ribbon Mic
1 x Beyerdynamic M99TG Large capsule dynamic bassdrum mic
1 x Beyerdynamic MC 740 Large capsule 4-pattern condenser mic
2 x Cloud JRS-34A Active Big Ribbon Mic
1 x DPA 4099 GTR Guitar Miniature Microphone
1 x Electro Voice RE15 Vintage dynamic cardioid
1 x Electro Voice RE11 Vintage Variable-D® dynamic supercardioid
1 x Electro Voice PL11 Vintage Variable-D® dynamic supercardioid
1 x Manley Reference Cardioid Large Capsule Tube
2 x Mojave MA-100 Small capsule condenser w. Omni & Cardioid capsules
2 x Neumann U87Ai Large capsule condenser
1 x Sennheiser MD421 Dynamic mic 80´s
5 x Sennheiser MD441 Dynamic mic
2 x Shure SM57
2 x Shure SM57 AMI Tab Funkenwerk T58 custom transformer
1 x Telefunken M80 Dynamic vocal mic

– DI-Boxes
1 x Ampeg SVT Vacuum Tube DI-box
2 x Radial J48 Active DI
1 x Radial Pro 48 Active DI
1 x Radial JDI Passive Jensen trafo DI
2 x Radial Pro Iso Stereo Line Isolator +4 > -10dB
2 x Radial X-AMP Dual Out Class A Active Reamp box
1 x Radial JCR John Cuniberti Original Studio Reamper
1 x Radial BigShot ABY True Bybass Amp Switcher 1 in 2 out
4 x Lundahl isolator transformer XLR in-out galvanic isolator transformers

– On demand
2 x Coles 4038 Ribbons
1 x Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Dual Membrance Modelling Microphone
1 x Mojave Audio MA300 Multi-pattern large diaphragm, vacuum tube condenser
1 x Mojave Audio MA301 Multi-pattern large diaphragm, solid-state condenser
1 x Soyuz 017 Tube Condenser
1 x Soyuz 013 Stereo Pair Small diaphragm condenser, Cardioid
1 x Soyuz 023 Bomblet Large diaphragm condenser , triple back plate capsule
1 x Vanguard Audio Labs V13 Cardioid Tube Microphone

– Headphone monitoring
6 x PM16 Personal Mixer
1 x Behringer Powerplay 16
5 x Beyerdynamic DT770 Headphone
1 x Beyerdynamic DT770M Headphone

– Studio room playback sound system
2 x d&b audiotechnik E3 Top
2 x d&b audiotechnik E12 Sub
4 x d&b audiotechnik E-PAC Amp
1 x Fender PA100 Retro PA-system

STUDIO B (Control Room)

A comfortable sound control room that is connected to most of the performance halls in Kultuurikatel including the Black Box, which allows you to use an internal optical network to design various media events.

– Outboard
1 x Neve 1073DPA 2-ch Mic Pre 

1 x API 3124+ 4-ch Mic Pre

1 x Retrosonic Pro Audio 8 ch Midas XL3 Mic Pre and EQ

1 x MS Multimix summing mixer 8-ch Lundahl Mic- and Line preamps, stereo summing with 8 discrete EQs

1x Rupert Neve R10 500-Series 10 Slot Rack
4 x RA312 500-series Mic Pre

4 x RA26 500-Series Mic Pre

– Universal Audio UAD-2 DSP Processing
UAD 9.14 Software – All UAD-2-plugins
UAD-2 Quad PCIe – DSP Accelerator For UAD-plugins

– Workstation & recording
Apple Mac Mini 2020 i5  32Gb RAM
Avid ProTools HDX Processing Card
Lynx Aurora (n) 24 I/O, 8ch ADAT, 9ch AES
Lynx Aurora 16 routed to Aurora (n) via AES/EBU
Total of 40 Analog inputs to ProTools
ProTools Ultimate DAW Software
Full Signex Bantam PST-Patch Bay 

– Monitoring
Genelec 1033A 3-way Main Studio Monitors
Genelec S360A Mid Field Active SAM Monitors

Genelec 8341 The Ones 3-Way Active Monitors

Crane Song Avocet stereo monitor controller