ModernTone Studios | @moderntonestudios

What Gear is Here?
Patchbays are’t the sexiest piece of gear in the studio, but this Redco 96pt TT patchbay is so solid and quiet we had to express our love!
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Rest In Peace to one of the best rhythm guitarists in rock ‘n’ roll... we lost a great. Forever remembered and never forgotten.
#moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #rip #acdc #rythm #guitar #rocknroll #eastbay #bayarea
Visiting our favorite guitar shop in NYC earlier this week! One of the best pedal selections we have seen... and their vintage guitar selection isn’t so bad, either! 😜
#moderntone #studio #recording #lessons #gear #pedal #effects #guitar #shop @30thstreetguitars
Music Monday: An outstanding live album by Eric Clapton! Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall and staring legendary guitarists Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughn, and Robert Cray.
#moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #music #monday #musicmonday #clapton #live #eastbay #bayarea
What Gear is Here?
The piece of equipment that helps make the magic happen... our Mackie Big Knob Studio Command System! This allows us to have complete control over all of our sources/monitors - easily selecting the appropriate ones with ...
Tone for days... busting out the pedals... the true sign of a wild Saturday night!
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Excited for another weekend of lessons! Business card/ flyer table filling up, make us get a new table, let’s share more flyers! :) #moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #support #local #marketing #business #eastbay #bayarea
Music Monday: Today (November 6th) 22 years ago, Queen released their final album “Made in Heaven” with the band’s original line up. The band worked with voice and piano parts Freddie Mercury had recorded before his death to create this ...
What Gear is Here?
Sporting one of our two drum kits at the studio, shown is our DW Performance Series 4pc Drum Kit (Black Diamond finish)! Killer sound both live and recorded. Drummers such as Tommy Lee, Mick Fleetwood, and ...
So excited for the weekend we wet our plants! In all seriousness... adding a bit of zen to the coffee station. Any ModernToners with a green thumb have tips and tricks?
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Love this photo from a recording session over the weekend. As you can see... the control room is really coming together, couch and all!
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@warrenhuart posts the best studio pictures! If you haven't already, check out his awesome videos on YouTube. #repost @warrenhuart (@get_repost)
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Great times with @bobmarlette at The Blue Room Studio
What Gear is Here?
This is one of our two (matched pair) AKG C 414 XLS ST microphones. Arguably the best known mic AKG produces - not many are considered a staple in professional engineer’s mic lockers as this one! ...
Answer: Daniel Nervo!
We are working on the interview video now... follow along to see it complete!
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Can you guess who uses this pedal board at the studio? Hint: It is one of our instructors and their interview video has yet to be posted... Stay tuned for the answer tomorrow!
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What Gear is Here?
Posing in this photo is our 1962 AVRI Fender Jazz Bass in Lake Placid Blue! Boasting two single coil pickups, this bass has a strong treble sound, giving it a bright tone - perfect for those ...
Thinking you might need a boost of energy before your lesson, practice or recording session? No need to bake in time to stop by the coffee shop, ModernTone Studios has you covered! As you can see a bit of re-organization ...
ModernTone spotting in Joshua Tree! These cables are built for extreme durability, so are a great choice for bringing on the road. What a sweet travel rig! Photo by @_tmqzn

#moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #gearnerds #cable #joshuatree #travel #rig ...
Music Monday: ModernToners, check out this Buddy Guy album! His vocals and guitar are sharper than ever and the guest lineup is amazing. The recording is pristine and adds a contemporary feel to some of those old blues sounds!
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What Gear is Here?

Pictured is one of our 3 Fender Blues Deluxe (Limited Addition) amplifiers! These 40w, all tube, 2 channel amps deliver the classic, brilliant, sparkly clean Fender tones we all know and love. They take pedals extremely ...
Les Paul plugged into the Marshall... check. Connected with ModernTone’s boutique cables... check. Acoustically treated room... check. All ready to produce some killer rock tones at the studio, what a way to spend a Saturday night!
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Documenting our first official flyer swap with Black Sea Tattoo in Walnut Creek! Feels great helping build the local small business community, hoping this brings new business and happy customers to all parties involved!

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New #drum #cover is up! Watch @b_o_c_e_k rip through @paramore's Hard Times in the studio. Full video on our YouTube channel #moderntone #drums #drummer #eastbay #bayarea #paramore
Music Monday: Listening in to some of the Beatles finest, in honor of Mr. John Lennon’s birthday today! What is your favorite song written by Lennon?
#moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #cometogether #lennon #happybirthday #musicmonday #beatles #eastbay #bayarea
What Gear is Here?
Pictured is our Bohemian Hot Sauce electric guitar! The hollow metal body of an oilcan guitar creates unique tones which are difficult to match by their lumber bodied brethren. Artists such as Hozier, Guster, and David ...
ModernTone flyers are popping up all over town, have you noticed? This was a great way to get in some Friday fun early! If you know a local shop that welcomes flyers, don’t be shy... reach out and let us ...
Followed a tip I got from @captainrobvious and used an sm58 on hi-hat in today's session. It had a unique vibe. Worked very well for the song we were tracking #moderntone #recordingstudio #recording #studio #drums #eastbay
Interested in recording, but don’t know what it will cost to complete your project? Help us get you an accurate quote by providing answers to the questions found on our recording services contact form. We look forward to hearing about ...
MTS Presents: Daniel Nervo!
Daniel is a full-time professional guitarist, gigging in top Bay Area bands across many genres; rock, pop, country, and jazz! Studying jazz at Grove School of Music (LA), along with music theory and classical performance at ...
ModernTone Studio’s very own Will Griffin hanging out with the multi Grammy award winning musician, Jazz legend, Herbie Hancock! That’s a whole lot of talent in one photo!
#moderntone #studios #recording #lessons #gear #piano #keyboard #pianist #jazz #grammy #eastbay #bayarea

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