Hands Down Sound
Recording Studio
Portland OR

Pro Tools 2018

Intimate Environment

Flexible Scheduling


  • Tracking
  • Engineering
  • Producing


Guy Brooksbank and  Claude Laviano

High Quality Audio Recording Equipment in Portland

Hands’s Down Sound of Portland offers a high quality professional audio recording experience. An intimate environment for performance with high end equipment available to maximize your recording experience.


Neumann M 149
Neumann U87

Neumann U47

Cathedral Pipes Stephs 2 matched C42 clones

Cathedral Pipes Jean Baptiste U47

Cathedral Pipes Seville active Ribbon

Cathedral Pipes custom U47tube clone

AKG 414
Royer Mojave MA-200

Royer R-121 (2)

BlueSpark (2)

Shure KSM 27 (2)
Shure SM 7 (2)
Shure SM 57 (4)
Shure SM 58 (2)

Shure Beta 58
Josephson C42 (2)
Groove Tube Convertible (2)
Sennhiser 421 (2)
PPA Ribbon (2)

EV RE 20
EV RE 16
EV DO 56


Millennia HV-3D (4)

API  3124+  (4)
Vintech  473  (4)
True Precision 8  (8)
UA LA 610


UA  2-1176

UA  LA 610

 excellent collection

   UA,Slate,Waves,Sound Toys,


  FabFilter,IK MultiMedia,JST,Joey Sturgis,

  Scuffam,Two Big Ears,Valhalla


Reverb / Delay

Bricasti  M7
TC Electronic M 350
TC Electronic D-two

Valhalla + many other plug ins

  (see compression for companies)

Tracking / Mixing

Pro Tools 2018

Allegro Symphony

Analog Recorders/Players

Studer-Revox  A-700
Cassette machines (2)
Technics SL1200 Turntables (2)


Dynaudio BM 5 A’s

JBL 4311's
B & W
ADS bookshelf