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The Simon Leadley Scoring Stage

the simon leadley scoring stage

In honour of the late Simon Leadley (a founder of Trackdown), the Trackdown Scoring Stage was renamed The Simon Leadley Scoring Stage on 28th October 2010

The Simon Leadley Scoring Stage is Australia's premier purpose-built Orchestral Scoring Stage. Located adjacent to Fox Studios, the scoring stage can accommodate all recording needs for solo artists, bands, film, television and commercials, including voice overs and large scale orchestral recordings. We have the highest quality equipment to ensure that your session is world class.

At 440sq metres (4,800sq foot) with 10 metre (30 foot) high ceilings, the Main Hall can comfortably hold over 100 musicians. The facility includes a 5.1 Monitoring Control/Mix Room, 2 Isolation Booths (both overlooking the Control Room and Main Hall), Musicians' Green Room and a comfortable outdoor recreation area.

Films Scores recorded at Trackdown include The Lego Batman Movie, The Shallows, Ali's Wedding, Gods of Egypt, Open Season 4, Truth, The Disappointments Room, The Moon & The Sun, The Lego Movie, Mad Max: Fury Road, Happy Feet 1 and 2, The Railway Man, Daybreakers and Knowing.

Artists who have worked at Trackdown include Coldplay, Will.I.Am, Justin Bieber, Ryan Tedder, Delta Goodrem, Pavarotti, Tori Amos and Aerosmith.

Television shows filmed at Trackdown include X Factor, Australia's Got Talent, Music Max Sessions and Australian Idol.

  • Control Room
  • Plug-Ins
  • Microphones
  • Lead Engineer Kit*
  • Microphone Stands
  • Euphonix S5
  • ProTools A
    • HDX2
    • Protools v12
  • ProTools B
    • HD Native
    • Protools v12
  • Pre-amps
    • 12 x Neve 1081R (Blue Knob)
    • 12 x Neve 1081R (Red Knob)
    • 32 Channels Custom made Raindirk (UK)
    • 8 Channel Millennia HV-3D
    • AVAILABLE FOR HIRE: API Lunchbox with 4 x Grace and 2 x Neve 1073
  • Monitors
    • Quested HD210 (Pair) Far Field Monitors
    • Mackie HR 824 (Near Field Monitors)
    • Mackie HR 824 (Surround Speakers)
    • Mackie HR 626 (Centre Speaker)
    • Bryston 4BSST Amp
    • Neumann KH420 Monitors (Near Field Monitors)
  • Bricasti Design M7 - Stereo Reverb Processor
  • Universal Audio 1176
  • Source Connect Pro X
  • 9 seater client couch
  • Large Composer/producer table
  • Suspended infinite ceiling diffuser
  • Rear Schroeder diffuser
  • High speed internet connection with WiFi
  • Full DMX dimmer control of all studio lights (to set the mood)
  • Access Virus Indigo
  • Amp Farm 3
  • Bomb Factory BF-3A
  • Bomb Factory BF-76
  • Bruno/Reso
  • Cosmonaut Voice
  • Drawmer Dynamics
  • Focusrite d2/d3
  • Impact
  • iZotope Vinyl
  • JOEMEEK SC2 Compressor
  • JOEMEEK VC5 Meequalizer
  • Line 6 Amp Farm HD
  • Maxim
  • Melodyne
  • Moogerfooger Lowpass Filter
  • PitchDoctorPromo
  • Protools 10 Standard Plug-Ins
  • Pultec EQH-2
  • Pultec EQP-1A
  • Pultec MEQ-5
  • Reverb One
  • ReVibe
  • SansAmp PSA-1
  • Signal Tools
  • Strike
  • Tape Head
  • Tel-Ray Variable Delay
  • TL EveryPhase
  • Voce Chorus/Vibrato
  • Voce Spin
  • WAVES Gold Bundle
  • UAD2 Octo Custom
  • 2 x AKG C414B (Matched pair)
  • 2 x AKG 451E (Matched pair)
  • 1 x Audio Technica AT4033
  • 1 x Audio Technica ATM21
  • 3 x Beyer Dynamic M201
  • 6 x Beyer Dynamic M88
  • 2 x Coles 4038
  • 3 x DPA 4006
  • 1 x EMI 2351E
  • 1 x Microtech Gefell (Hebatoh) MKG1Y (Stereo)
  • 2 x Microtech Gefell M930 (Matched pair)
  • 6 x Neumann KMR81
  • 2 x Neumann KM184 (Matched pair)
  • 2 x Neumann M147
  • 1 x Neumann TLM 170
  • 1 x Neumann U87i
  • 1 x Neumann U89
  • 2 x Rode Classic II
  • 5 x Rode NT2
  • 1 x Rode NT4 (Stereo)
  • 1 x Rode NT6
  • 16 x Rode NT5 (8 x Matched pairs)
  • 6 x Rode NT1000
  • 2 x Rode NTG-2
  • 5 x Schoeps CMC6-U (Body)
  • 5 x Schoeps MK2H (Capsule)
  • 1 x Sennheiser MD421
  • 3 x Sennheiser MD441
  • 8 x Shure SM57
  • *included when booking Evan McHugh or available for hire for visiting engineers
  • 1 x AKG451
  • 3 x Audix D2
  • 1 x Avatone CK7
  • 2 x Beezneez Isobel
  • 2 x Beezneez Lulu
  • 1 x Neumann KM86
  • 1 x Peluso P12
  • 2 x Sennheiser 8020
  • 2 x Shure SH55 Series II
  • Neve 1081 Pre
  • 2 x DBX163
  • 1 x Shure SE30
  • 2 x LA4a's
  • 1176LN Compressor
  • Radial JCR Reamp
  • UAD Octo with plug-ins (ask for list)
  • 1 x AEA Decca Tree
  • 7 x Overhead Mic Stands
  • 38 x Medium Mic Stands
  • 10 x Small Mic Stands

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