Gear List

All mics, pres and backline have been carefully selected to contribute to a great blend of modern, crisp and clear sound, with plenty of vintage mic and pre choices to help capture a vintage vibe also. Running the Universal Audio unision preamps, we have a selection of API, Neve, SSL, v76  and much more available to use, as well as the analogue selection listed below. All mic/instrument gear is available to hire also, please inquire if interested.



  • Shure sm57 x4
  • Shure sm7b
  • AKG c451 B x4
  • AKG c451 E (ck1 capsule) x2
  • AKG c414 XLII x2
  • AKG D12vr x2
  • Earthworks dm20 x5
  • Audix D6 x2
  • SE Electronics SE8 x4
  • OPR The Grill x2
  • OPR U87 1:1 Clone modded
  • Rode nt5 x2
  • Beyerdynamic m201tg
  • Telefunken m80
  • Josephson e22
  • Sennheiser md421 x5
  • Sennheiser e604 x6
  • Sennheiser e904 x3


  • Universal Audio Apollo x8p 8 Channel Unison Preamps
  • Universal Audio Apollo 8p 8 Channel Unison Preamps
  • Midas XL48  (8 Channels)
  • Capi VP28 500 series (API clone) x2
  • Heritage 73jr 500 series (Neve Clone) x2
  • Retro 500 series tube x2
  • Grace m501 500 Series
  • Abbey Road Chandler TG2 500 Series


  • Neumann KH310
  • Paradigm Studio 100
  • SPL 2Control Monitor Controller

Backline & ROOM

The inventory for use is specifically designed at easily achieiving a high end, desired drum sound you are after. With custom high end Pearl drum kits, with combinations of different wood, bearing edges and sizes - with a diverse mic and pre arsenal to compliment it, the studio is built to achieve a great drum sound before a microphone captures anything. Utilising the diverse mic and pre list to help colour and capture your sounds. A massive selection of Zildjian cymbals is also available.

The room and treatment was designed by Troy Mccoscer + Chris Scorp @ Exponential acoustics. A well balanced sounding room with detailed high end and low end control. Flooring was installed with real ironbark hardwood.

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Pearl Masterworks

Rack Toms

  • 8x7.5
  • 10x8.5
  • 12x9.5
2 ply inner birch, 4 ply outer maple, round bearing edges

Floor Toms

  • 14x14
  • 16x16 18x16
2 ply inner mahogany, 4 ply outer maple, round bearing edges

Kick Drums

  • 22x18 x2
2 ply inner mahogany, 4 ply outer maple, round bearing edges

Pearl Masters Maple Gum

Rack Toms

  • 8x7
  • 10x7
  • 12x8

2 ply inner gum, 4 ply outer maple, ROUNDED bearing edges

Floor Toms

  • 16x16

2 ply inner gum, 4 ply outer maple, outer 60° bearing edges

Kick Drums

  • 22x16 x2

2 ply inner gum, 4 ply outer maple, outer 60° bearing edges


  • Pearl Hybrid Exotic 14x5
  • Pearl Sensitone Phosphor Bronze 14x5
  • Pearl Reference Brass 14x6.5
  • Pearl PTB-313i 13x3.5" Timbale
  • Tama Mastercraft Bell Brass 1982 14x6.5
  • Brass Snare Hoops
  • Snareweight with various dampening options
  • 1982 Tama Bell Brass, one of the most recorded and well known snare sounds on the planet.

Contact Bushido

We are located in Melton, Victoria and specialise in drum tracking. If you have a project in mind please contact me via the below options, or fill out the form and I will get back to you.

Melton, Victoria