Bad Racket Recording Studio Cleveland Ohio
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Bad Racket: Cleveland Recording Studio 2220 Superior Ave. E. Suite 204 Cleveland, Ohio, 44114 CALL: (216) 309-2882

Bad Racket is a recording studio in Cleveland, Ohio. We do voice recording and music recording mostly, but also audio for podcasts, commercial voice-over, and many other recording studio related and post production services. Our professional recording studio located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio is is the ears best choice for high quality recording, post production, and mastering. In addition to audio, we have a major connection to Cleveland's Film and Commercial production community. From script-writing and film and video production to sound and audio production for video.

Professional Recording Equipment in the Studio

Bad Racket Recording Studio Equipment List

Recording Booth | Live Room | Control Room | Rates | Contact Us

Recording Gear List

Soundcraft B800 Recording Console (Mixer) in the Control Room

Soundcraft B800 Recording Console (Mixer) in the Control Room

Apple Logic 9

Apple Logic 9

Yamaha HSN 10 and custom build 3 way mastering speakers

Recording Mixer at Bad Racket


LOLA Preamp from hairball audio and API VP-26 from Classic Audio of Illinois

LOLA Preamp from hairball audio and API VP-26 from Classic Audio of Illinois

AKG C414 Microphone on custom closed back guitar cab

AKG C414 Microphone on custom closed back guitar cab

Drum Kit Gretch


Live REcording Room

Amplifier and Guitar Room at Bad Racket

Amplifier and Guitar Room at Bad Racket

Guitar Amplfiers in the Guitar Room at Bad Racket Recording Studio 2015

Recording Studio Gear List

 Recording Console:

Soundcraft B800 Console

Studio Recorders:

Pro Tools 12Avid PRo Tools

Sound Devices 664 (for Location Recording)

Apple Logic 9Apple Logo

Motu 24I/O 24 Channel 96k 24 bit AD/DA Converters Black Lion Audio Modified)

Otari MX-55 ¼” 2 Track Tape Machine

Mackie Onyx 1640i 16 channel firewire mixer (Mobile Recording)

Custom Built Mac w/ 3 Ghz Dual 6 Core, 24 GB RAM

Apple MacPro 2.8 Ghz Dual Quad Core

Apple Macbook Pro 2.6 Ghz Intel i7 Quad Core

Logic Pro Studio


Pro Tools 10

Studio Monitoring:

Yamaha Sound

Yamaha HS8 Studio Monitors

Yamaha HS8S Studio Subwoofer

Custom Built Tri-Amped 3 Way Main Monitors

Mackie MR8 MkII Studio Monitors

SM Pro Audio M-Patch II Passive Monitor Controller

Mackie Big Knob Monitor Controller

Furman Headphone Amplifier System (Custom Mix Headphone Amp)Sennheiser Microphones

8 Sennheiser HD 280 Headphones

Mic Pre-amps and Outboard Gear:

6 Classic API – VP26

2 Classic API – VP312

Neve 511 Portico By Rupert Neve Designs

Avedis MA5 Red Version

Alctron MP73 Neve style Preamp

Great River MP500NV

2 Hairball Audio – Lola Mic Preamp (Also similar to Neve)

2 Hairball Audio FET500 1176 Rev. D

2 Lindell Audio 7X-500 FET Compressors

Hairball Audio 1176 Peak Limiting Amplifier

Fostex 3180 2 Reverb Unit

Microphones:Neumann Microphones

Neumann U87

Clone of 70s Neumann U87AKG-Logo

2x AKG 414s EB – P48

AKG D12e

Electrovoice RE20

Shure Beta 91Shure Microphones

3 Shure Beta 52A

7 Shure SM57

3 Sennheiser MD421Recording Studio Gear List 1

2 Sterling Audio ST55

2 CAD e70

2 Beyerdynamic M201

2 AKG C3000s

2 Michael Joly Engineering Oktava MK012s

Radial ProDI

ProCo. DB4A 4 Channel DI Box

and more…

Drum Instruments:

4 piece Gretsch Catalina Rock Mahogany Kit

24” Kick Drum

14” x 6” Snare

12” and 16” Toms

4 piece Gretsch Catalina Birch Kit

22” Kick Drum

14” x 6” Snare

12” and 14” Toms

Tama Artwood Custom Maple Snare 14” x 6.5”

Pearl VPX Limited Edition Birch Snare 14” x 5.5”

2 Zildjian A Custom 18” Crashes

Zildjian A custom 16” Crash Zildjian

A Custom Medium Ride

2 Zildjian A Custom Hi Hats

Sabian AAXplosion 17” Fast Crash

Vintage 70s Zildjian A Ride (unknown model, dark, defined, complex)

Vintage 70s Zildjian A New Beats

Guitars, Bass and Other Instruments

Danelectro 56 U2 Lipstick Pickup Guitar

2 Les Paul’s Les Paul Junior

Ampeg Bass (Unknown Model)




Assortment of Shakers

And many more musical instruments…


marshall Amplifiers

Marshall JCM 900 2×12 Combo

Peavey Classic VT (1974 combo converted to head)

Fender Vibro Champ (1978) (broke now)

Jet City 2112RC (tube  reverb, combo converted to head)

Bad Racket closed back Custom 2×12” Guitar Cabinet (Mesa Style)

Bad Racket open back Custom 2×12” Guitar Cabinet (Fender Style)

Bad Racket ported Custom 2×12” Bass Cabinet

Acoustic Tools:

3 Rolling Gobo Isolation Walls

20+ Super-chunk 2’ x 4’ Gobo Panels

2 Thunder chunk 5’ x 5’ Gobo Panels

8 Three Dimensional Diffuser Panels

4 Two Dimensional Diffuser Panels

Contact us to set up a session on our recording studio!

Give us a call to talk about your next project at our studio. Sometimes stuff isn’t in use, but we can always help set up something specific if you had an idea what you wanted to use beforehand. In addition, if there is something specific you’re looking to use during your session let us know, additional backline rental is available.