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Studio Equipment

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Studio equipment

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Sequential Circuits DrumTraks

Sequential Circuits DrumTraks

"This is pretty much one of the most important pieces around here. I usually ... more

Roland R-70 Human Rhythm Composer

Roland R-70 Human Rhythm Composer

"The Roland R-70 is a bit more 90s. We haven't used it that much yet - first ... more

Roland CompuRhythm CR-78

Roland CompuRhythm CR-78

"The classic CR-78, we've used it on our Eagles Cover and 'J'ai Claque La Por... more

Needs Review Akai Professional MPC5000 Music Production Center

Akai Professional MPC5000 Music Production Center

Patrick: "The MPC 5000, that's where you can see our hip-hop roots... It's a ... more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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AAS Lounge Lizard Synth Plugin

AAS Lounge Lizard Synth Plugin

"For 'Momma's Boy,' for instance, we actually used a plugin, the Lizard Loung... more

Headphones

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Headphones

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Needs Improvement AIAIAI x Fool's Gold TMA-1 Headphone

AIAIAI x Fool's Gold TMA-1 Headphone

P-Thugg (of Chromeo) is seen DJing wearing some AIAIAI x Fool's Gold TMA-1 He... more

Microphones

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Microphones

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Neumann TLM 103 Condenser Microphone

Neumann TLM 103 Condenser Microphone

"We got two TLM-103s here: one for Talk Box and one for vocals/percussions wh... more

Needs Review Shure SM58

Shure SM58

At 22:30, you can see P-Thugg using an SM58 with the Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus. more

Guitars

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Guitars

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Epiphone Les Paul ’56 Goldtop

Epiphone Les Paul ’56 Goldtop

Chromeo's Dave 1 can be seen playing live with the Epiphone Les Paul '56 Gold... more

Needs Improvement Rickenbacker 360/12 Electric 12-String Guitar

Rickenbacker 360/12 Electric 12-String Guitar

Chromeo's Dave 1 records some guitar on his Rickenbacker 360. more

Needs Review Gibson Firebird Studio

Gibson Firebird Studio

In the music video of "Bonafied Lovin" you can see Dave 1 playing a black Gib... more

Needs Review Ibanez PS Series PS120 Paul Stanley Signature Electric Guitar Gloss Black

Ibanez PS Series PS120 Paul Stanley Signature Ele...

In the Chromeo NPR Tiny Desk Concert, during their set, Dave 1 can be seen pl... more

Music Accessories

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Needs Improvement Dunlop Standard Tortex 0.73mm Yellow Guitar Picks

Dunlop Standard Tortex 0.73mm Yellow Guitar Picks

Spotted amongst Dave's (of Chromeo) essentials. more

Pianos

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Pianos

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Yamaha CP-70 Electric Grand Piano

Yamaha CP-70 Electric Grand Piano

"This is great sounding. It has a particular sound because it's actually stri... more

Studio Monitors

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Studio monitors

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Needs Review ADAM Audio A7X Powered Studio Monitor

ADAM Audio A7X Powered Studio Monitor

At their "In the Studio with Future Music" session, you can see they use Adam... more

DAWs

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Daws

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Apple Logic Pro X

Apple Logic Pro X

While Chromeo prefer vintage hardware synths in the studio, they turn to Logi... more

Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9

The drum tracks in Chromeo's live show are triggered from a Mac running Ablet... more

Cakewalk Sonar 7

Cakewalk Sonar 7

In this video, Chromeo talk about the old Pentium 2 computer they use to run ... more

DJ Setup

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Dj setup

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Needs Improvement Serato Scratch Live DJ Software

Serato Scratch Live DJ Software

Chromeo's P-Thugg DJs using Serato Scratch Live. more

Amplifiers

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Amplifiers

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Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III 40W 1x12 Tube Guitar Combo Amp

Fender Hot Rod Deluxe III 40W 1x12 Tube Guitar Co...

Live, Chromeo run their guitars through the Fender Deluxe Amp, with "nice and... more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Sequential Circuits Six-Trak Analog Synthesizer

Sequential Circuits Six-Trak Analog Synthesizer

"One of my first synths, the Six-Trak, which we still use very heavily. The s... more

Dave Smith Instruments Prophet '08 Synthesizer

Dave Smith Instruments Prophet '08 Synthesizer

"This is the... Dave Smith Prophet 08, which is serial number nine - very, ve... more

Clavia Nord Modular G2 Synthesizer

Clavia Nord Modular G2 Synthesizer

"...Since the first album we've had this. It’s one of the best out there for ... more

Wurlitzer 206A Keyboard

Wurlitzer 206A Keyboard

"We actually wrote a lot of the record just on a Wurli in vocals. So, for ins... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Mu-Tron Bi-Phase

Mu-Tron Bi-Phase

"One of my newest acquisitions…which we still haven’t put on a record. It sho... more

Rocktron Banshee Talk Box

Rocktron Banshee Talk Box

"Onstage, my Rocktron Banshee talkbox is probably my most important piece of ... more

Needs Improvement Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner

Seen in Chromeo's post "50 dollar Boss pedals, best kept secret." more

Needs Improvement Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble

Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble

Chromeo's Boss CE-5 Chorus Ensemble was originally submitted to Equipboard wi... more

Other Gear

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Needs Improvement Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer Sunglasses

Ray-Ban RB2140 Original Wayfarer Sunglasses

Dave 1 of Chromeo looking quite sharp in a pair of Ray-Ban Wayfarer shades. more

Needs Improvement METRO DataVac PC Personal Cleaner

METRO DataVac PC Personal Cleaner

Follow Chromeo's example and use the METRO DataVac Personal Cleaner vacuum to... more

Needs Improvement Air Jordan 5 Fire Red

Air Jordan 5 Fire Red

P-Thugg rocking Air Jordan 5s. more

Needs Improvement Hermes Hapi Leather Bracelet

Gear Guides

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