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The Studio

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Brent Crowe

Owner, Producer

Brent is the visionary behind BackBeat Sound Design. His passion for music led him to venture in a new direction when starting BackBeat Sound. His dream was to bring quality sound recording to Chattanooga in a new and affordable way, making the dream of professional recording a reality for more musicians.  

Brent graduated from Greenville College in Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts degree, studying music, music business, and sound engineering, among other things. After college, Brent and his wife, Liz, moved to Chattanooga, TN where they now reside. After years of pursuing music as a side career, BackBeat Sound Design has become Brent’s full time passion.

Brent has worked on a variety of projects in every genre which serves to bring a new perspective and vision to every song he produces. ​

STudio Equipment

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Instruments

  • Taylor 214ce DLX Acoustic Guitar

  • Fender Standard Telecaster Electric Guitar

  • Ibanez SA260FM Electric Guitar

  • Ibanez SR305E Electric 5-String Bass with Power Tap Hybrid Pickups

  • Ibanez SR405QM Electric 5-String Bass

  • 1971 Epiphone 5120E Hollowbody Electric 4-String Bass

  • Yamaha GL1 Guitalele (6-string guitar/ukulele hybrid)

  • Casio Privia PX-310 Keyboard w/MIDI Control

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Mixing & Mastering

  • Celemony Melodyne 5 Studio

  • iZotope Ozone 9 Advanced Mastering Suite

  • iZotope Neutron 3 Advanced Mixing Suite

  • iZotope Ozone 7 Advanced Mastering Suite

  • iZotope Neutron Advanced Mixing Suite

  • iZotope Nectar 2 Vocal Production Suite

  • iZotope Vocal Synth 2

  • iZotope RX6

  • iZotope Ozone 6

  • iZotope Alloy 2

  • Many More...

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MONITORING Equipment

  • 2x Audio Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Headphones

  • 2x Audio Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Headphones

  • Akai Project 50x Professional Studio Headphones

  • 2x JBL LSR305 Professional Studio Monitors

  • JBL LSR310s Professional Studio Subwoofer

  • Behringer HA8000 Headphone Distribution Amplifier

  • FiiO A3 Headphone Amplifier

  • ESi MoCo Monitor Controller

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Recording Equipment

  • Focusrite Clarett 8Pre Ultra-Low Latency Thunderbolt Audio Interface w/Air Preamps

  • ProRack Computer w/32 GB RAM, Intel i7 8-Core Processor, SSD, Windows 10

  • Cockos Reaper 6 Digital Audio Workstation

  • 2x Fantom USB 3.0 External Hard Drive

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Microphones

  • 2x Avantone Pro CV-12 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser

  • Carvin CTM100 Large Diaphragm Tube Condenser

  • Rode NT5 Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser

  • 2x Rode M5 Small Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser

  • Shure Beta 87C Cardioid Condenser

  • 2x Shure Beta 87A Supercardioid Condenser

  • Shure Beta 58A Supercardioid Dynamic

  • 2x Shure SM58 Cardioid Dynamic

  • 2x Shure SM57 Cardioid Dynamic

  • Rycote InVision USM Shock Mount

  • Sterling Audio STPF2 Professional Mesh Pop Filter

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Miscellaneous

  • Omnirax Force 12 Professional Workstation

  • Carvin Redline R600 Bass Amplifier

  • Pearl Big Boom Cajón

  • CyberPower CP1000ACRLCD Battery Backup for Entire Studio Workstation

  • 2x Livewire PC1100 Power Conditioner and Distribution System

  • G7th Performance 3 Capo

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Virtual Instruments

  • Native Instruments Komplete 10 Ultimate (Including Massive, Maschine Drum Selection, Vintage Organs, Session Horns Pro, Session Strings Pro, Guitar Rig 5 Pro, and 75+ more)

  • XLN Audio Addictive Drums 2 w/10 AD Packs + Additional Kitpieces

  • XLN Audio Addictive Keys w/Studio Grand, Modern Upright, Mark One, and Electric Grand

  • Toontrack EZbass
  • Impact Soundworks Pedal Steel

  • Red Room Audio Traveler Series Bluegrass Fiddle

  • Indiginus The Resonator

  • Native Instruments Session Guitarist – Strummed Acoustic

  • Native Instruments Session Guitarist – Electric Sunburst

  • Acoustic Samples Guitar Bundle (Including The Sunbird Acoustic Guitar, The GD-6 Acoustic Guitar, and The Telematic Electric Guitar)

  • 8Dio Mandolin Strummer

  • Noisefirm Complete Shaker and Tambourine

  • 8Dio Plucked Grand Piano

  • 8Dio Glass Marimba

  • Realitone RealiBanjo

  • Realitone RealiWhistle

  • Realitone Acoustic Lite