Richard Lake

Additional Info

  • Country: Sydney, Australia
  • Unique Notes: Pro Tools sessions and 24bit 44.1 or 48kHz audio stems
  • Musical Genres: Dance, Indie, Alternative, Classical, Electronica, Acoustic
  • Favorite Equipment : I find that I reach for Cartec EQP-1A's more often than most other EQ's; be it for guitar, drums or vocals. Gives great depth and clarity.
  • Services: Mixing
  • Audio Mixing Price: $150 to $650 maximum price guide

 

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Biography

Richard, born into a musical family, started working in recording studios around London during the early 90’s. Richard has worked across a wide range of musical genres both live and in the studio over the years, being classically trained, educated in music theory and having studied music production and sound engineering.

Richard plays the Piano, Oboe and Guitar and was himself was a member of several gigging bands in the UK and France and played Oboe in an Orchestra in London, frequenting prestigious locations such as the Royal Albert Hall.

Richard moved to France in the late 90’s and started to professionally DJ full-time at various established clubs in Northern France and Belgium before moving to the Middle East and then on toAustralia. Richard has a real passion for mixing, is an experienced Pro Tools operator and has accumulated an impressive array of analog and digital outboard equipment.

Since June, 2014, Richard Lake is a new owner of A Sharp Recording Studio, the oldest independent recording studio in Sydney, NSW, Australia. In June, the studio was closed for 4 months for a complete renovation and today it stands as one of the most sophisticated studio in Sydney, Australia!

 

Equipment

  • DESK 
    • SSL AWS 948 
    • 24-channel/48-input/8-bus Analog Mixing Console
  • MONITORS
    • Adams S3X-H
    • Unity Rocks
    • Yamaha NS10m
  • MICPRES
    • AMS Neve 1073 (2)
    • AMS Neve 1081 (2)
    • AMS Neve 8801
    • Manley VoxBox
    • Avalon 737sp
  • DYNAMICS AND EQ
    • AMS Neve 33609/JD
    • Vac Rac TL3 Limiter
    • UA 1176 (2)
    • UA LA 2A (2)
    • Chandler TG1 Abbey Road
    • Empirical Labs Distressor EL8-X (2)
    • Avalon 2044 Opto Compressor
    • GML 8900
    • GML 8200 MkII
    • Cartec Audio EQP1-A (2)
    • Manley Mastering Massive Passive EQ
    • Manley stereo Variable MU
    • Avalon 2055 Stereo EQ
    • Manley EQP1-A x 2
    • Tube Tech Mastering Compressor SMC 2BM
    • API 550a x 4
    • DBX 162SL Stereo Compressor
    • SSL X-Rack Dynamics
  • MULTI-FX
    • Bricasti Reverb System 2
    • Eventide H8000FW
    • Lexicon PCM 92
    • Yamaha SPX2000
    • TC Helicon Voice-Pro
  • SYSTEM
    • Pro Tools HD2
    • Tascam DV-RA 1000HD
    • APPLE POWERMAC 12-CORE 2.66GHZ 32GB RAM
    • AVID HD I/O X 2
    • AVID SYNC
    • UNIVERSAL AUDIO UAD2 QUAD 
  • SOFTWARE
    • Pro Tools 10 HD
    • Waves
    • Sonnox Oxford
    • SoundToys
    • Melodyne
    • NI Komplete
    • G-Force
    • LASS
    • Synthogy
    • Ueberschall

Testimonials

"A true result, sounds tight, great work on the backing vocals, just what I wanted!"
- Henry D.

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