About Metropolitan Studios

Metropolitan offers a delicious blend of Tracking, Mixing, and Mastering services. Owned and operated by Jason Jaknunas, Metropolitan specializes in world-class productions that focus on groove, soul, texture, feel, and superb sonics.

Gear List

Preamps and Outboard

Neve 1073, Neve 1084, API 512c, Chandler Germanium Preamp/DI (2),ISA 428, Ampex MX-10(4), Ampex AM-10(4), Ampex 601, MCI/Sony MXP 2900, Warm WA-2A, Warm EQP-WA, Gates Twinsistor, Sony MX-777 (4), Roberts Tube(4), TAC Bullet(10), Yamaha PM430(16), Urei 565 Filter Set, Orban / Parasound 621B Parametric EQ, Aphex Aural Exciter type C, Klark Teknik DN-410, Roland RE-201 Space Echo, Roland SDE 1000, Roland DC-50 digital Chorus, Digitech Mono Delay / Reverb, Dangerous D/A Converters (2), Apogee Rosetta 800 AD/DA, Lucid 8824 AD/DA, RME Fireface 800, Pioneer 202W Spring Reverb Amplifier (2), Furman Spring Reverb, SSL 4000E / Jaksonik Stereo Compressor, Klark-Teknik DN410 Equaliser, Korg DTR-1000 Digital Tuner, DBX 160 Compressor USA made, Empirical Labs Distressor, Electrix Pro Warp Factory Vocoder


JBL 4425, Yamaha NS-10 Studio, Tannoy Reveal, Hear Back Personal Monitor Mixer System, Dangerous D-Box Summing and Monitor System, B&B Systems AM-3B Phase Scope

Analog Tape

MCI JH24 2 inch 24 Track, TEAC 80-8 1/2 inch 8 Track


RCA 74B ribbon (2), Bang & Olufsen Fen-Tone Ribbon, Victory Magnetics Ribbon, Shure 300 Ribbon (3), Electrovoice V-1, Beyerdynamic M160 Ribbon, Telefunken M-410, AKG D707E, AKG D160e1,Sennheiser MD441-U (2), AKG D88 / PHILIPS EL3757 Stereo, Audix D6, Bang & Olufsen Beomic 1000, Shure SM 59 (2), Shure SM 57 (5), Shure SM 7B, Shure SM 58 (2), Shure Beta 57, Shure SH 55, Neumann TLM-103, AKG C414 EB (2), AKG CK91 (2), AKG C451 (3), Shure SM94, Audio Technica AT 4050, Audio Technica AT 3035, Audio Technica AT 3031, Audio Technica AT 811, Oktava MK2500


Hammond M-3, Hammond S-6, Leslie 710, Fender Precision Bass, Traynor YBA-1 Bassmaster Tube Bass Amp, Epiphone WildKat, M-Audio Oxygen 8 midi controller, M-Audio Keystation 49e MDID Controller, Kawai K4r, Kawai K3, Crumar Roadrunner, EMU Drumulator, Korg Univox Mini-Korg, Korg Monotron, Korg Kaossilator, Korg Kaossilator 2, Korg Kaossilator 3+, Korg Volca Beats, Korg Volca Sample, Korg Volca Keys, Moog PolyMoog, Boss DR110, Roland TB3, Roland JX-3P, Roland R-8 Human Rhythm Composer(3), Roland TR-77 Rhythm Box, Roland TR-55 Rhythm Box, Roland TR-707 Rhythm Box, Roland TR-727 Rhythm Box, Roland TR-505, Roland CR-8000 Rhythm Box, Ensoniq ESQ 1, Rhodes 73, Akai Rhythm Wolf, Akai MPC 2000, Sequential Circuits Drumtraks

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