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Black River Productions, is a professional recording studio located in the Beautiful Black River Forest, 200 yards from Lake Michigan. featuring the best of both vintage analog and modern digital tools. Music is our passion, and we focus on making a big sound in an intimate setting.
  • All recordings are tracked with the latest Cubase Pro DAW.

  • Top notch processing capability with the latest Gen IMAC running an i9 8 core processor with 40gb of RAM.

  • Offering some of the most cutting edge gear here at Black River, our Console Does Not disappoint. Employing a dual touchscreen mixer, the Raven Core Station integrates seamlessly with Cubase to maximize workflow.

  • Our main interface is a Quantum Thunderbolt, however, we also offer Focusrite and Midas Mic-Pre's via Thunderbolt

  • From our small stockpile of ML-1 & ML-2  Modeling Microphones , Warm Audio  251 & 84's , Neat King & Worker Bees to our Shure 7's , 57's , 58's , Audio Technica's or Baby Bottles we'll have you covered for great tone. 

  • 1965 Gibson Smallbox 12 String Acoustic

  • 1989 Gibson Explorer (Tommy Shaw)

  • 1997 Gibson Explorer

  • Fender Stratocaster

  • 2010 James Tyler Variax JTV-69

  • 2014 James Tyler Variax JTV-69S US

  • Custom Made Hand Carved Eagle Guitar (by Peter Hurias)

  • Ibanez Exotic Series Zebrawood 6-string Acoustic/electric

  • Custom Made 12-string Les Paul style guitar

  • Spectre 4-string Bass

  • Squire VI Bass (1-octive drop guitar tuning)

  • If we don't have it.....Chances are we can get it.

  • 6 pc. ddrum Hybrid Drum Kit ( 10/12/14/16/22/14 )

  • LP Bongos / Conga / Tambourine

  • Rivera Rake Head

  • Line6 Dream Rig, consisting of a Line6/Bogner all Tube modeling amplifier, a POD HD500 amp/cab/effects modeler and a James Tyler Variax equipped guitar. ... Literally, have almost any guitar / effect / amp combination you can think of. 

  • Gallien Krueger 800RB Bass Head 

  • Bugera/Turbosound 2x10 Bass Cab

  • Nektar Impact LX61+ Keyboard/Pads/Controller

  • 1974 Ibanez Artist 2663TC Tripple Coil  -  (pre-iceman)

  • 1976 Gibson Flying V

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