I’ve slowly built my gear up over the years and you’ll find all of it now in place at Trapdoor Studios. I have carefully chosen everything I have to best reflect what I want to create in a record. As with any gearlist, this list is subject to change but I’ll try my best to keep on top of it.


Universal Audio 4710d
Rupert Neve Designs 5024
Solid State Logic Alpha VHD-Pre
Focusrite Octopre Dynamic
Focusrite Platinum Voicemaster
6x Universal Audio Unison Pres


1x AEA R88 Stereo Ribbon
2x SE R1 Ribbon
1x SE RT1 Tube Ribbon
1x Oldbox M4 Ribbon
1x JZ V67 Large Diaphragm Condenser
1x SE Gemini III Multi-Pattern Tube Condenser
3x SE1a Pencil Condenser
2x CAD M179
1x Shure SM7b
1x Shure SM57
1x Shure SM58
1x Shure Beta58
1x AKG D12VR
1x Audix D6
1x Audix i5
1x Sennheiser e901
1x Sennhesier e904
1x Sennheiser e602
1x Sennheiser e604
2x T-Bone Pencil Condenser


Neumann KH310 3-way active monitors
Quested S6R active monitors
AKG K702 Open Back Headphones


Universal Audio Apollo Twin Quad
Universal Audio Apollo 8 Duo
Universal Audio Satellite Quad


Apple iMac 3.3ghz Intel Core i7 with 16gb RAM 1TB hard drive


Pro Tools 2019 Native
DSP Quattro for DDP and CD Image creation
Selection of plugins from Fab Filter, Oeksound, Waves, Universal Audio and many others

Musical Instruments

This list is subject to change on a fairly frequent basis!

2004 USA Fender Telecaster Highway One in Daphne Blue
2015 Mex Fender Telecaster Classic Player Triple in Black
2005 (ish) Shed/Handmade ‘Brender’ Weirdo Guitar in Forest Green (p90 and coil tapped PAF)


Gretsch Catalina Club Mod drum kit in limited ‘Black Widow’ finish 10×8, 14×12, 20×20
Sonor vintage 12″ Rack Tom
Tama Steelworks 14×6.5 Steel Snare Drum
Various hardware and percussion


Istanbul 20″ Radiant Crash
Meinle 20″ Byzance Ride
Zildjian 14″ K Custom Dark Hi-Hats
Sabian 16″ AAX Stage Crash
Sabian 17″ Signature Saturation Crash
Stagg 12″ China
Stagg 10″ Splash


Soldano Astroverb 2×12 20 watt combo
G Electronics/Tipton Electronics 50 watt head
Victory Sheriff 44 45 watt head

Victory 2×12 Celestion V30 Loaded Cab
Blackstar 4×12 V30 Loaded Cab
Ashdown 6×10 Bass Cab

I often have many other amps to play with too!


Paul Cochrane Tim Transparent Overdrive
Hermida Audio Zendrive (original)
Amp Tweaker Tight Metal
Blackout Effectors Blunderbuss Fuzz
Gojitone Houstboost Treble Boost
Carl Martin Hot Drive N’ Boost

Digitech Whammy 5
Digitech Whammy 4
EHX Micro Pog
Boss OC2 Octaver

Strymon Timeline Delay
Strymon Bluesky Reverb
Collision Devices Blackhole Symmetry
Boss DM2W Delay
Line 6 M5
Boss Chorus

Korg Pitchblack Tuner
Boss ES8 Effects Switcher
EHX Ring Thing Ring Modulator