New York

Excello Recording

  • 21 Powers Street
  • Brooklyn NY 11211
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The Scoop

Excello is a one-of-a-kind recording studio in Williamsburg, with a large 1,000 sq. ft. tracking room (with 17 ft. ceiling and skylights) and deep collection of analog gear, tape machines, instruments and amps.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): $100-$150,
Clients/Credits: Marah, Rufus Wainwright, Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors, Debbie Harry, Antony & The Johnsons, Rubblebucket, Radio 4, Susan McKeown, Lizz Wright, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, David Byrne, Akron/Family, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Sophie Auster, Michael Pitt, The National, The Psychic Ills
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Hugh Pool, Bruce Hathaway, Ethan Donaldson, Nathan Rosborough
Special Features: In-house technician and amp repair, large tracking room, 24-track tape machine


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Calrec Series B console (40x16x18), Neve Sidecar 12x4x4 with 1063 modules, Pro Tools HD2, Studer A-800 MK III 24-track Recorder, Ampex ATR 102 1/2 inch 2-track, Studer A-80 1/2 inch 4-track, Studer A-80 RC 1/4 inch 2-track
Outboard Gear: API 550 3-band EQ (7), Pultec EQH-2, Summit EQP-200A Stereo Tube EQ, Aphex Aural Exciter, Neve 2254E (Stereo Pair), Teletronics LA2A, Urei LA-3A Limiter/Compressor (3), Urei 1176 Limiter (2), dbx 160 VU (2), Summit TLA-100A Tube Compressor, Empirical Labs Distressor, dbx 902 De-esser (2), Urei LA22, Valley People Dyna-Mite (2), Aphex Compellor Stereo C/L, Drawmer DS-201, Stereo Drawmer DS404, Gatex quad gates, EMT 140 plate, EMT Echoplate 1, Eventide H3000, Lexicon PCM-90, Lexicon PCM-42, TC Electronics 2290, Yamaha REV-7, Yamaha SPX-90, Yamaha SPX 50D, Sony DPS-V55 reverb, Sony SDR 1000 reverbs, Korg DRV 3000 reverb, ADA multitap delay, Akai S-1000
Microphones: Neumann U-67, Neumann KM-84 (2), AKG 414 ULS (2), AKG 460 w/CK1 capsules (2), Audio-Technica 4033 (2), RCA 77 DX, Sennheiser 421 (4), Electro-Voice RE20 (2), American 330 Ribbons (4), American omni dynamics (2), Shure 57 (7), Shure Beta 57A, Shure 58, Assorted vintage dynamic, Excellorator Ambience Mic
Monitoring: Yamaha NS-10M, Westlake Lc3W 12 Studio Monitors, Tannoy Gold Reference 15" Studio Monitors, Altec 604 w/Mastering Lab Crossovers, Extreme Isolation Headphones EX-25 (4), EX-29, AKG 240's and 140's headphones, Mytek Private Cue System (4 Units/12 Outputs)
Software: Pro Tools 7.4
Instruments & Amps: Baldwin Piano (Baldwin Hamilton Upright Piano), Hammond M3 Organ, Leslie 147 Amplifier w/ 145 Preamp, Rhodes 73 Mk 1 Electric Piano, ARP String Ensemble, Wurlitzer 200A Electric Piano, Premier 5 piece Drum Kit, Vintage Rogers "Holiday" 4 Piece Drum Kit?, Crumar Organ, Magnus Chord Organ, Omnichord II, Marshall 50w head (1970), Marshall JCM 800, ?Marshall JCM 900, Marshall 4x12 cab greenbacks (1971), Marshall 1960 4 x 12 cab w/greenbacks, Fender Twin (blackface), Fender Princeton (1965), Fender Deluxe (1965), Fender Pro Reverb Silver Face, Fender Black Face Bassman, Musicman 410, Ampeg B-15S, Ampeg Reverborocket (1960), Ampeg V4 (1970), Ampeg 4x10 cab, Gallien-Krueger 800RB Bass Head, Hartke XL Series 4 x 10 Cab, Acoustic 2 x 15 Cab