ROCKTON ROAD RECORDING STUDIOS
“Nic is one of a kind, or at least one in literally a million. Every song, production, lyric and performance is immaculately crafted, extraordinarily creative and from the heart. ”— Jim Webber, HITLIST MUSIC
The Rockton Road Sound
Rockton Road boasts a soul and character that is often hard to recreate in a mainstream studio environment. This boutique, comfy, open plan studio is situated in one of LA's most beautiful areas, Altadena. Looking out to the spectacular
San Gabriel mountains, but with in minutes from the 210 and 110. Drum sounds are one of the most important elements in creating an amazing record. Rockton Road prides itself on amazing drum recordings, as well as capturing a unique sound as a whole, all to its own.
Behind the desk
Engineer Nic Capelle has built a classy, amazing sounding setting where bands, songwriters and solo artists can come create in a comfortable and private environment. Full of warmth and character, this high-end studio boasts top end gear with a gifted engineer at the helm. A hybrid of analogue and digital, Universal Audio is the center piece of Rockton Roads lighting fast workflow.
The perfect hybrid sound
Universal Audio is at the heart of this studio. We have a swag of amazing UAD plugins such as the Studer A800 tape machine emulation, the Ampex ATR-102 tape machine for mastering, the UA 11 76 compressor bundle and much more, you’ll be getting that amazing tape saturated tone for a fraction of the cost.
It’s all about the character and this unique studio has it in spades. Plenty of classic sounds with a great collection of quirky ones too. Roland Space Echo, Eventide Harmonizer, Ampeg B15 Amp, Gibson Scout Amp to name a few.
With up to 16 tracks recordable at one time, a broad range of microphones and pro outboard gear such as Telefunkin, Royer, Sure, Electro Voice, Blue, Sennheiser, AKG, Neve, Universal Audio, Focusrite, MXR, Hafler, Bryston and a high end personal monitoring setup by Hear.
LIVE FROM ROCKTON ROAD STUDIOS
ABSOLUT VODKA, AMERICAN EXPRESS, APPLE IPOD, ARENA ON FOXTEL, ATARI, BECEL, BELL’S WHISKY, BOOTS, BEST BUY, BRITISH GAS, CADBURY’S, CARLS JR, CALVIN KLEIN JEANS, CAPITOL FILMS, CAREFREE TAMPONS, CARLSBERG, CBBC, CHEVROLET, CHIVAS REGAL, CLAN CAMPBELL WHISKY, COCA-COLA, COLUMBIA TRISTAR FILMS, COWGIRL - TV SERIES, DELL, DIET COKE, DISNEY, DOROTHY PERKINS, EMI RECORDS, FFA – SOCCER AUSTRALIA, FORD, FRANCE TELECOM, GORDON’S GIN, HSBC, HM REVENUE & CUSTOMS, HOVIS, ISSON SUNGLASSES, JIM BEAM, KAWASAKI, LANDROVER, LLOYDS TSB, LUCOZADE, MINI COOPER, MODULAR RECORDS, MYSPACE, M&S, NATWEST BANK, NESTLÉ NESCAFE BIG BREAK, NHS, NINTENDO, NOKIA, NOVA 93.7 RADIO, O2 MOBILE, ORANGE, PASSPORT WHISKY, PERNOD RICARD, 100 PIPERS WHISKY, PLATFORM MUSIC, PLYMOUTH GIN, ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, ROYAL SALUTE WHISKY, SAVOY TAILORS GUILD, SEARS, SENSODYNE, SKY, SONY BMG, TANGO, TELSTRA, TESCO, TOYOTA, THE BODY SHOP, THE FINANCIAL TIMES,THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD, UGC CINEMAS, UNDERCOVERS - TV SERIES, UNIVERSAL FILMS, USA NETWORKS - SUITS SEASON 3 FINALÉ, VERIZON, VIRGIN MOBILE, VODAFONE, WARNER MUSIC, WOOLOWRTHS, WORLD VISION, WARBURTONS, XL RECORDINGS