ABOUT OUR STUDIO

Drowning Fish is a professional recording facility owned by Jason Dunkerley and CJ Blair in Philadelphia, PA. Our studio is equipped with the best of both analog and digital recording tools to capture the sound you’re looking for. Our goal is to provide musicians with a quality acoustical space along with accuracy and strong attention to detail when recording your project.


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Recorder/DAW

  • Avid Analog 16×16 I/O
  • Mac Pro 12 Core, 12 GB RAM
  • Pro Tools HD 10
  • Logic 9

Monitoring

  • Furman HDS-6 Headphone Distribution
  • Genelec 8050a
  • Mackie HR824
  • Presonus V2 Monitor Control Station
  • Yamaha MSP3

Outboard

  • API a2d
  • Empirical Labs Distressor (x2)
  • Focusrite ISA428
  • Universal Audio 2-610 (x2)
  • DBX 386
  • Lexicon MPX 500
  • Studio Master 8x4

Microphones

  • AKG C414
  • AKG D200e
  • AKG D112
  • AKG C3000b (x2)
  • AEA R88
  • Audix D6
  • Audix i5
  • Audix D2
  • Audix D4
  • Coles 4038 (x2)
  • Neumann M147 Tube
  • Neumann KM184 Pair
  • Royer R121
  • Shure SM7
  • Shure SM57 (x10)
  • Shure SM58 (x3)
  • Shure Beta 57a (x2)
  • Shure Beta 52a
  • Sennheiser e840
  • Sennheiser MD421 (x2)
  • Telefunken M81

Guitars

  • Fender '62 Thinline Tele
  • Fender Geddy Lee Jazz Bass
  • Gibson '76 Les Paul Standard
  • Gibson SG Standard
  • Guild Acoustic
  • Ibanez Artcore Semi-Hollow
  • Martin GPCPA4 Rosewood

Amps

  • Fender Neo 4x10 Bass Cab
  • Hughes & Kettner Tri-Amp
  • Marshall JCM 800
  • Marshall JCM 900 combo
  • Orange Tiny Terror
  • Orange 4×12 Cab
  • Vox AC30

Drums

  • DW Collectors Series X-Shells | 18×24, 14×16, 8×12
  • Ludwig Classic Birch Orange Sparkle | 14×22, 16×16, 8×12
  • DW Collectors Series | 18×22, 14×16, 9×13, 8×12
  • DW Collectors Series Solid Shell Snare Drum | 6.5×14
  • DW Wrinkled Aluminum Snare Drum | 5.5x14
  • Pork Pie Cherry/Bubinga Snare Drum | 6.5x14
  • Ludwig 60’s Maple Snare Drum | 5.5×14
  • OCDP Snare Drum | 7×13
  • Pork Pie Acrylic Snare Drum | 5×14