Deep Switch recording studio is set amongst the tranquil bush of the Dandenong Ranges at Ferntree Gully. It boasts an amazing array of rare vintage and modern analogue equipment as well as some of the best in digital audio plugins. Complete with a vocal booth, it is set up primarily for full analogue mixing, pre / post production and vocal / instrument recording. 

Deep Switch Studio

Deep Switch Studio

The Booth

The Booth

Back yard hammock

Back yard hammock

Studio randomness

Studio randomness

Suss Audio..

Suss Audio..

Guitar biz

Guitar biz

The view...

The view...

Studio randomness 2

Studio randomness 2

Backup hammock

Backup hammock

Ampage

Ampage

The backyard

The backyard

With over twenty years experience in recording / producing and thirty playing music, Simon provides a calm but consise, professional and musically knowledgable way to bring the best out of your new songs or existing recordings. With a good knowledge of well known production sensibilites, he is also open to the unorthodox and experimentation. Simon can advise on the finer points of arrangement, production ideas and directions the mix could take, never forgetting that the final say comes down to you. Your project, whether it be demoing songs or full blown production from drum tracking all the way to mastering will be thoughfully taken to completion and within budget.

 

Services include mixing, mastering, production, tracking, full band recording, vocal tracking, voice overs, editing, timing / pitch correction, demoing, songwriting and arranging advice, drum / music  progamming, location recording / tracking (wherever you like), live recording and much more.

 

If you need people to perform on your recording, Simon can suggest from a pool of incredible musicians.

 

The studio sits on a stunning bush block fourty minutes from

Melbourne and is very close to the township and train services

 

Equipment includes

 

Late '80s Amek BC2 mixing console with full fader automation

Otari 8 track 1/2 inch analogue tape machine

Vast range of high end solid-state and valve preamps

Large array of inductor and opamp based equalisers

Good range of vintage and modern recording microphones

Compressors from Suss Audio (Dual 1176, 160VU, SSL Buss Comp), API, DBX and ART

Vintage 1940s Valve line-drivers / colour boxes (THE best overdrive / RMS pushers ever)

Large collection of electric and acoustic guitars

Vintage spring and digital reverb / effect processors

Vintage guitar amps and large pedal collection

Vintage and modern keyboards / synth modules

Fully isolated vocal booth

 

Plugins from Slate Digital, Eiosis, Kush Audio, Soundtoys, Eventide and more

Converters: Apogee and Focusrite

 

 

 

 

Artists who have worked with Simon at Deep Switch include Husky, Hiatus Kaiyote, Human Face, Kooyeh, Steve Romig, The Melodics, Ange Boxall, Colour Point, Ben Mitchell, Jessica Paige and Ian Tambo

 

HUMAN FACE - BOTTOM OF THE HILL     producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

HIATUS KAIYOTE - MALIKA     mixer

- go to artist -

SIMON RUSSELL - CITY     producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

HUSKY - DARK SEA LIVE AT SEAFARERS     engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

JESSICA PAIGE - TIRED OF PLAYING BY THE RULES     mixer - mastering

- go to artist -

SIMON RUSSELL - DREAMSTATE     producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

producer - co-engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

See The Light - Human Face
00:00 / 00:00

mixer - mastering

 

Track 4 - Colour Point
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

The Wheel - Human Face
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

Internal Mirror - Simon Russell
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer - mastering

 

Depend On You - Ian Tambo
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

Follow Me Down - Human Face
00:00 / 00:00

co-producer - co-engineer -

mixer - mastering

- go to artist -

Bad Love - Jessica Paige
00:00 / 00:00
Para el Pueblo - LABJACD
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

Every Stone - Human Face
00:00 / 00:00

mixer - mastering

 

Track 9 - Colour Point
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer - mastering

 

True Culture - Ian Tambo
00:00 / 00:00

co-producer - co-engineer -

mixer - mastering

- go to artist -

Garden - Jessica Paige
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer

- go to artist -

The Tide - Human Face
00:00 / 00:00
La Policia - LABJACD
00:00 / 00:00
Love Fill Your Cup - Ian Tambo
00:00 / 00:00

producer - engineer - mixer - mastering

 

producer - engineer - mixer - mastering

- go to artist -

Cupid's Graveyard - The Nudgels
00:00 / 00:00

STEVE ROMIG - WAYDOWN HOMELESS BLUES     mixer

- go to artist -

producer

engineer

musician

[ simon russell ]