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DECIBELLE RECORDING

Boutique Recording Studio In The Heart Of San Francisco, CA

 

Welcome to Decibelle

 

Decibelle Recording is located in the Noe Valley district of San Francisco. It is owned and operated by producer/mixer JJ Wiesler and. It is the headquarters of Pollen Music Group. The studio, originally called Mobius, was built in 1976 by engineer Oliver DiCicco. Oliver closed the studio to the public in 2002, though he continues to do some work for his own project Mobius music.

The studio has lots of instruments: drum kits, piano, Hammond, Wurli, celeste, bells, guitars, basses, and analog synths. These are left set-up and mic’ed to reduce wasted time and keep the space conducive to the creative process.

Rates & Policies

Rate is $350/day (Indie band rate). Assistant is $250/day. Engineer is not included in rate. Assistant is mandatory for first session with a new engineer or producer.

Deposit is $100/day booked and is non-refundable.

Piano Tuning is not included. We can schedule for you at $150. It is recommended for any piano-centric session. Drum heads, batteries and other expendables are not included in rate.

Cancellation within 72 hours 50% of total booking, within 24 hours is 100% of total booking. Rescheduling is allowed and fees can be applied to that booking.

Thanks for stopping by.

contact

707.799.6308
cody@decibellerecording.com

 

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GEAR

 Console:

  • API Legacy 32x16x48 (All Discrete)

Recorders:

  • Digidesign ProTools HDX (32 i/o)

Mic pres/EQs:

  • API 212L (24)

  • D.W. Fearn VT-2 (2)

  • UTA MPEQ (2)

  • BAE/Neve 1073 (6)

  • API 312 (6)

  • Sontec MEP-250

  • Retro Stereo Pultec

  • Orban Paracrossilizers (2)

Compressors (channels):

  • UREI 1176 (2)

  • UA LA-2A (1)

  • Distressors (2)

  • Alan Smart C1 (2)

  • Chandler TG1 (2)

  • DBX 162 (2) DBX 902 (2)

  • Retro Channel Strip (1)

Monitors:

  • ATC25 Pro

Mics:

  • Neumann U47 with VF-14 (1)

  • Neumann U87 (2)

  • Neumann KM84 (2)

  • Neumann KM184

  • Schoeps CMC6 with MK4 (2)

  • Sony C37a (1)

  • AKG 414-TLII (2)

  • AKG D12E (1)

  • Royer 122 (2)

  • Coles 4038 (2)

  • RCA 77DX

  • RCA SK-46

  • AEA 44CX

  • Soundelux U195

  • Sennheiser MD421 (2)

  • Sennheiser MD441

  • Shure SM57 (2)

  • Shure SM7a (1)

  • Josephson e22s (2)

  • Josephson CM-42 (2)

  • Beyerdynamic M160 (1)

FX:

  • EMT 240 Plate Reverb

  • Roland 301 Space Echo

  • Roland 501 Space Echo

  • Quad8 Spring Reverb

  • Echoplex EP2

Keys, Drums, Guitars, Amps:

  • Rogers, Ludwig, Fender, Gibson, Silvertone, Kay, Vox, Magnatone, Traynor, Baldwin, Hammond, Matchless, Casiotone, Roland, Celeste, Orchestral Bells, Wurlitzer and others.