Whether you are a beginning DJ/producer looking for a studio setup, or a professional seeking a unique space to work away from home, this place is ideal to rehearse, record and curate your music, create a mixtape, or produce live sounds. We are located in Chicago's south side: the mecca of African-American culture and business it's also the birthplace of House music! Only a 5-min drive from Hyde Park and the University of Chicago, or 15-min drive from downtown, this vintage soundproof basement will provide you with an independent entrance, security cameras and door keypads for self check-in accessibility. Basement includes your private music studio and communal areas like bathroom, coffee bar and lounge with several lazyboy couches available for your use at all times. Aside from a comfy lounge and artsy interior, you may also enjoy our sound system and mixing gear valued at 11,000USD which includes two analog mixers, four turntables, computer interfaces, drum machines and synths; everything installed, ready to use, and in great working condition. As in any "DJ booth" you'd bring your own flash drives, vinyl records, laptop, software, special controller, or cartridges if desired. Please see full list of equipment provided: * Pioneer CDJ-900 DJ Players (2) * ReLoop Advanced Hybrid Torque Turntables (2) which can be used for both analog records or Serato Official Control Vinyls (provided) that could be used in conjunction with your Serato DJ or your Serato Scratch Live software if your bring your own audio interface * Ortofon Concorde Vibe Turntable Cartridges and Stylus (2) (please bring your own stylus if in danger of damage, each cartridge has a $150 replacement cost) * Allen&Heath Xone:62 professional 6-channel analog DJ Mixer * Pioneer DJM-400 2-channel analog DJ mixer * Roland TR-8 Rhythm Performer equipped with the largest, most authentic collection of TR drum machine sounds available * Moog Sub Phatty analog synthesizer * Korg Kaossilator2 Dynamic Phase Synth model K02 (portable) * Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol F1 computer controller * Native Instruments Tracktor Audio 2 Interface * Akai Professional APC20 Ableton Controller * Allen&Heath Xone:1D Professional DJ Midi Controller * Akai Professional MPKmini Laptop Production Keyboard * Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface * Apple Computer monitor (small cinema display) * Stanton Uberstand Computer Stand * Yamaha Powered Speaker System model HS7 * JBL LSR 2300 Subwoofer * Sony Dynamic Stereo Headphones MDR-7506 * Connecting cables, USB and midi cables * Decibel Meter (with alarm) Coming Soon: * Roland TR-6S Rhythm Performer * Roland EF-303 Groove Effects Processor Note: Instruction or training are not included in this hourly rate, You'll have free WiFi access to look up online manuals or video tutorials as needed.
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