Ben Clarke
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Producer, Songwriter, Coach/Educator

Ben Clarke

www.songwrench.com, from Buffalo, NY

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www.songwrench.com Jun 24, 2023

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  • About

    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    Occupation:
    Producer, Songwriter, Coach/Educator
    Current Setup:
    81 G&L L-1000 Black/Maple wunkay slot pole OMG I ain't kiddin
    80s (date?) G&L SB-1 Black Maple (added MFD single in the back)
    2020 CFL Research L2500 Pharaoh Gold Firemist
    97-00 O series Fender Japan 62 Precision Burst/Tort - Titanium bridge, Curt Novak PB-V pickup
    Donner Uke Bass (full meh)


    Eden VT-.40
    GK MB200 backup/light carry
    (2) Eden D112XLT
    Noble Preamp/DI

    Board in order of signal path (and I bring the Noble on it if it's a decent place):
    Broughton Omnicomp
    Aguilar Octamizer
    Xotic Blender with bulleted below on the loop:
    --Templo Devices ReelDealuxe
    --Nobels ODR-B Bass Overdrive
    JHS The Crayon
    Source Audio C4 (pretty much just a phaser)
    Strymon Zuma power supply

    On the studio desk, not on the board at the moment:
    MXR Bass Distortion
    Strymon Cloudburst
    Hughes & Kettner Replex
    Danelectro Rocky Road (Leslie)
    Fulltone Fatboost-3
    Fulltone OCD-Ge
    Gamechanger Third Man Plasma Coil


    Guitars
    1999 The Heritage H-140CM Trans Red/Black plastics & binding, original Schaller roller bridge and pups. Magical guitar. Makes no sense.
    2019 G&L CLF Research Espada
    Simon & Patrick Showcase Rosewood D style
    50's Kay all Mahogany O-15 style


    heaps of mics and plugins... I come across something I forgot I had on a regular basis. It's fine. It's totally fine.
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Alison Pipitone Band
    Indie producer/mix engineer - www.Songwrench.com
    Previously Owned Gear:
    2001 MusicMan StingRay5 in Burnt Apple
    The Heritage H-137TV
    Harmony Meteor '64
    Traynor YGM-3
    Mid 60s Vox Pacemaker (tube version)
    Marshall 1966B 2x12 w/ Celestion Century Vintage Neos
    Godin Kingpin II
    Moogerfooger MF-101 Low Pass Filter w/ maxed out expression pedals
    Kala UBass
    Demeter VTPB-201 (very early unit)
    Barber Linden EQ
    Hughes & Kettner BK300, BK200 combos
    DR250a/Tuba24 by Bill Fitzmaurice
    Traynor YBA-2A (very simple 6BQ5 head)
    Fender Bassman135
    MusicMan HD130
    Traynor DB300T/TC112
    Traynor YBA3
    Schroeder 21012L
    MusicMan StingRay '06 Sunburst (Pyramid Gold flats)
    Blueline SVT and straightback alnico 8x10
    B15N(c) - tolex, vented.
    GK MB Fusion 500
    Effectrode PC-2A
    G.A.S. List:
    early 60's Precision
    Influences and Teachers:
    everyone and everything
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Personal/spiritual growth
    Vintage/High end audio
    Commercial User?:
    • Yes
    Disclosures:
    Owner of Songwrench Productions, a music production and education/coaching company
    Teaching Credentials:
    Studied sound recording under Dave Fridmann, more recently head coach/instructor for a large online production/music business course/coaching provider.

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