About

Black Ibex is an award-winning music and post production studio in Burbank, California. We offer a creative environment and state of the art equipment.

Award Winner

With less than a year in operation, Black Ibex has won the 2018 Audio Engineering Voice Arts® Award for Society of Virtue’s Majestic, as well as 2017 Voice Arts® Award nomination.

The Studio

Black Ibex is conveniently located in the heart of Burbank. Our secured facility has a dedicated parking lot, ample common area with kitchen and conference room. Our acoustically tuned control room can be easily reconfigured and set up for recording, writing or mixing.

Gear

Microphones
  • Neumann U 87 Ai
  • Neumann TLM 103
  • Neuman KM184
  • Sennheiser MKH 416
  • Sennheiser e 902
  • Aston Spirit
  • AKG C3000
  • Beyerdynamic M 201 TG
  • Shure SM57 & SM58
  • 12 Gauge box set
Outboard
  • Rupert Neve Designs R6
  • Heritage Audio OST4
  • Grace M501
  • Rupert Neve Designs 511
  • Lynx Hilo thunderbolt
  • Universal Audio Apollo 8
  • Universal Audio Octo Satellite
  • Dorrough meters
Other
  • OpAmp Labs 10 channel console
  • Avid Artist Mix
  • Neumann Kh 120 monitors
  • Studiobricks acoustic booth
  • Suhr Reactive Load
  • Two Notes Torpedo C.A.B.
  • Vox AC15CH
  • Egnater Tweaker 40 head
  • Fender Hot Rod DeVille ML 212
  • Orange PPC112 cabinet
  • Radial Engineering J48, JDI & X-Amp
  • [and more]

The engineer

Fred Oliveira

Before Black Ibex

Fred graduated in Music Production and Engineering (MPE) with a minor in Acoustics And Electronics from Berklee College Of Music in 2015; got a degree in International Trade and Business Administration in 2003, and was active as a guitarist and producer for several years in Brazil.

Favorite gear

Eventide H3000 Harmonizer [because it’s fun] and Jazzmaster guitars.

Curiosity

Fred served in the Brazilian Army for 4 years.