Owl City

Owl City

Owl City

Owl City

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Studio Equipment

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Digidesign 96 I/O Analog/Digital Converter

Digidesign 96 I/O Analog/Digital Converter

Adam Young of Owl City has two Digidesign 96s at his Sky Harbor Studio in Min... more

Apogee Ensemble FireWire Audio Interface

Apogee Ensemble FireWire Audio Interface

Owl City's studio has at least one Apogee Ensemble, according to the equipmen... more

Apogee Duet 2 USB Audio Interface

Apogee Duet 2 USB Audio Interface

In this photo from Owl City's Instagram, an Apogee Duet sits below his Virus ... more

Digidesign Mbox 2 USB Audio/MIDI Pro

Digidesign Mbox 2 USB Audio/MIDI Pro

Adam Young uses at least one Mbox 2 at his Sky Harbor Studio. more

Software Plugins and VSTs

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Software plugins and vsts

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Celemony Melodyne Editor 2

Celemony Melodyne Editor 2

Adam Young lists Melodyne in his studio equipment list. Interestingly, he lis... more

Spectrasonics Omnisphere Virtual Synth

Spectrasonics Omnisphere Virtual Synth

Omnisphere is the first virtual instrument listed in Owl City's studio's equi... more

Spectrasonics Trilogy Total Bass Module Software Synthesizer

Spectrasonics Trilogy Total Bass Module Software ...

Owl City's studio has Spectrasonics Trilogy amongst its virtual instruments s... more

Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

Sky Harbor Studios uses many Spectrasonics virtual instruments, including Sty... more

Headphones

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Needs Review Monster DNA On-Ear Headphones

Monster DNA On-Ear Headphones

Photo of Owl City wearing Monster DNA On-Ear Headphones. more

Needs Review Shure SRH840

Shure SRH840

"Something I absolutely cannot live without is my pair of SRH840 headphones. ... more

Needs Review Sony MDR-V6 Dynamic Stereo Headphones

Sony MDR-V6 Dynamic Stereo Headphones

> how long should I burn in my new Sony MDR-V6 headphones? And do I play musi... more

Guitars

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Guitars

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Needs Improvement Gibson Les Paul Standard        (Duplicate)

Gibson Les Paul Standard (Duplicate)

Adam Young of Owl City uses two Gibson guitars in his studio. He has a black ... more

Gibson ES-335 Electric Guitar

Gibson ES-335 Electric Guitar

Adam Young of Owl City uses two Gibson guitars in his studio. The second is t... more

Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar

Fender American Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar

Adam Young's studio has six Fender guitars. The first is an American Standard... more

Fender American Standard Stratocaster           (Duplicate)

Fender American Standard Stratocaster (...

Adam Young's studio has six Fender guitars. The second is an American Stratoc... more

Bass Guitars

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Fender American Precision Bass

Fender American Precision Bass

Adam Young's studio, Sky Harbor Studios, has a Fender American Precision Bass. more

Drum Sets

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Drum sets

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Musser M55 Concert Vibraphone

Musser M55 Concert Vibraphone

Owl City's studio lists its M55 Vibraphone in its equipment's "Other" category. more

Needs Review DW Drums

DW Drums

"Bathroom drums. #MyHouseMyRules" more

Studio Monitors

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Focal Twin6 Be

Focal Twin6 Be

Owl City's studio has a pair of Focal Twin6 Bes, as seen in this pic he poste... more

Mackie HR824 Studio Monitor

Mackie HR824 Studio Monitor

Owl City's studio contains a pair of HR824s. more

Avantone Active MixCube Powered Full-Range Mini Reference Monitors

Avantone Active MixCube Powered Full-Range Mini R...

The Avantone MixCube monitors Owl City uses can be spotted in this Instagram ... more

PreSonus Central Station Plus Monitoring Controller

PreSonus Central Station Plus Monitoring Controller

Owl City controls studio monitors with the Central Station Plus. more

DAWs

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Avid Pro Tools HD

Avid Pro Tools HD

Adam Young of Owl City lists Pro Tools HD amongst his DAWs at his Sky Harbor ... more

Apple Logic Pro X

Apple Logic Pro X

Apple's Logic Pro is listed as one of the DAWs Adam Young of Owl City uses in... more

Propellerhead Reason 7

Propellerhead Reason 7

This photo from Owl City's Instagram shows some of Reason's built-in synthesi... more

Ableton Live 9

Ableton Live 9

Adam Young of Owl City lists this DAW as one of many used at his personal stu... more

Pianos

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Steinway & Sons M Medium Grand Piano

Steinway & Sons M Medium Grand Piano

Owl City's studio, "Sky Harbor Studios", lists the Steinway Medium Grand Pian... more

Microphones

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Avalon VT-747SP

Avalon VT-747SP

Owl City's personal studio lists the Avalon VT-747SP amongst its outboard equ... more

API 512c Microphone Preamplifier

API 512c Microphone Preamplifier

Owl City's studio has two API 512cs. more

Blue Bottle Microphone

Blue Bottle Microphone

Adam Young includes the Blue Bottle Microphone in his list of equipment for S... more

Neumann U-87 Condenser Microphone

Neumann U-87 Condenser Microphone

Owl City posts a photo to Instagram showing his Neumann U87 microphone. It ap... more

Amplifiers

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Tech 21 SansAmp RPM

Tech 21 SansAmp RPM

Owl City's studio has two Tech 21 SansAmp RPMs listed under its Outboard equi... more

Tech 21 Sansamp RBI Rackmount Bass Tube Amp Emulator

Tech 21 Sansamp RBI Rackmount Bass Tube Amp Emulator

Owl City's studio has one Tech 21 SansAmp RBI listed amongst its Outboard equ... more

Orange Amplifiers AD30HTC 30W Tube Guitar Amp Head

Orange Amplifiers AD30HTC 30W Tube Guitar Amp Head

One of Owl City's studio's guitar amplifiers is the Orange AD30H 30W. more

Marshall JVM Series JVM410H 100-Watt Tube Guitar Amp Head

Marshall JVM Series JVM410H 100-Watt Tube Guitar ...

Owl City uses two Marshall guitar amps in the studio. One of them is the JVM ... more

Cymbals

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Cymbals

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Needs Review Zildjian 6" Zil-Bel

Zildjian 6" Zil-Bel

Pic taken by Owl City on Instagram more

Keyboards and Synthesizers

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Keyboards and synthesizers

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Moog Minimoog Voyager

Moog Minimoog Voyager

"I like the size and feel of the Voyager, to a point where I just sit down in... more

Roland JUNO-Gi Synthesizer

Roland JUNO-Gi Synthesizer

"The JUNO-Gi was a big one, too. I love some of the stock sounds. I find myse... more

Roland Fantom G8 Workstation

Roland Fantom G8 Workstation

"I love the Fantom-G8. That served as a lot of the inspiration, just having t... more

Roland Gaia SH-01 Synthesizer

Roland Gaia SH-01 Synthesizer

"Yeah. Our singer, Breanne Düren, plays a GAIA for a lot of bass sounds. It’s... more

Effects Pedals

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Effects pedals

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Needs Improvement Pigtronix Infinity Looper

Pigtronix Infinity Looper

On a picture that Owl City uploaded to Instagram, he said YOU. ARE. A. TOYYYY... more

Needs Improvement Electro-Harmonix 45000 Multi-Track Looping Recorder

Electro-Harmonix 45000 Multi-Track Looping Recorder

On an Instagram picture that Owl City uploaded, he said You are a sad, strang... more

Needs Review Tech 21 SansAmp Character Series VT Bass V2 Distortion Bass Effects Pedal

Tech 21 SansAmp Character Series VT Bass V2 Disto...

Pic taken by Owl City on Instagram more

Needs Review ZVex Hand-Painted LO-FI Loop Junky Guitar Effects Pedal

ZVex Hand-Painted LO-FI Loop Junky Guitar Effects...

Pic taken by Owl City on Instagram more

Other Gear

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Apple MacBook Pro

Apple MacBook Pro

In this picture of Adam Young, he can be seen with a Apple Macbook Pro. more

Apple Thunderbolt Display

Apple Thunderbolt Display

In this picture of Adam Young, a Thunderbolt display can be seen connected to... more

Gear Guides

Top 11 Studio Headphones for Music Production, Mixing & Mastering

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Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated January 2020

Top Studio Monitor Speakers for Music Production

Michael Pierce Giulio Chiarenza

Michael Pierce & Giulio Chiarenza

Updated February 2020

5 Best Vocoders: Speech Synthesizers

Mason Hoberg

Mason Hoberg

Updated August 2019

Top Drum Machines

Updated July 2019