Welcome to Hazy Grove Recording Studio!

Hazy Grove offers professional and affordable music production services, including audio recording, editing, mixing, and mastering. 

Located in Hamilton, Ontario, the open-concept studio space is a comfortable and relaxed environment to create and record your music.

Hazy Grove Recording Studio features a 32 channel Soundcraft Ghost console, an extensive selection of microphones, and a unique collection of vintage and custom instruments.  See our full gear list below!

Contact for rates & availability:

Ryan Barwin (Owner/Producer/Engineer)


(647) 824-1838

Sample Work

Recording Gear


-Soundcraft Ghost (32 channel analog recording/mixing console)


-Neumann TLM103

-Shure SM7B

-AKG C214

-AKG D112

-AKG D1200E

-Apex 126


-Audio Technica AT4040

-Audio Technica AT2021

-Blue Bluebird

-Blue Spark (x2)

-CAD TSM411 (x4)

-Heil PR20

-Neat King Bee

-Neat Worker Bee (x2)

-Rode M5 (x2)

-Sennheiser E906

-Shure SM57 (x2)

-Shure SM58 (x2)

Microphone Preamps:

-Soundcraft Ghost analog console preamps (x32)

-GAP Pre-73 (Neve 1073 clone)

-ART Pro Channel II (tube preamp)

-Focusrite Liquid Saffire modelling preamps (x2)

-Focusrite Saffire preamps (x14)

-Apogee Duet preamps (x2)

Outboard Recording Gear:

-FMR Audio RNC (stereo compressor)

-ART Pro Channel II (EQ and optical compressor)

-ART SCL2 (stereo compressor and limiter)


-Yamaha HS8 monitors

-M-Audio BX5 monitors

-Mackie Big Knob Passive monitor control

-Sennheiser HD280 headphones (x4)

-Sennheiser HD380 headphones (x1)

-ART HeadAmp6 Pro headphone amp

Computer and Software:

-iMac (27 inch, 32 GB RAM, 3.5 GHz Intel Core i7)

-Logic Pro X 10.4

-Ableton Live 10 Suite

-Plugins by Waves, Goodhertz, IK Multimedia, and more.

Audio Interfaces:

-Focusrite Liquid Saffire 56

-Focusrite Saffire Pro 40

-Apogee Duet 2 (mobile recording)


Electric Instruments:

-Fender Mustang (1976)

-Gibson Les Paul Studio

-Fender Stratocaster 

-Fender Precision Bass

-Emmons D-10 pedal steel guitar (vintage)

-Emmons S-10 pedal steel guitar (vintage)

-Excel D-10 pedal steel guitar

-Fender 8-string steel guitar (1960s)

-National Dynamic lap steel guitar (1960s)

-Squier Stratocaster

-Line 6 Variax modelling guitar

-Stagg Telecaster copy (Nashville tuning)

Acoustic Instruments:

-OMI Dobro (square neck, vintage)

-Celtic Cross Weissenborn

-Elloree Weissenborn

-Yamaha dreadnought guitar

-Gold Tone Paul Beard Dobro (square neck)

-Gibson A-style mandolin (1917)

-Epiphone A-style mandolin

-Beaver Creek resonator guitar (round neck)

-Silvertone tenor banjo (vintage)

-Parlour-size classical guitar

-Lanikai baritone ukulele

-Rotating collection of world music instruments

Drums and Percussion

-Westbury "Quadra Plus" style drum kit with 4 concert toms (vintage)
-Zildjian and Sabian cymbals (vintage)

-Djembe drums (wood and clay)

Synths and Midi Controllers:

-Arturia Minibrute

-Ableton Push

-Ensoniq SQ-1 (vintage)

-Keith McMillen Instruments QuNexus

-Novation Launchkey 25


-Music Man 115RP

-Fender Hot Rod Deluxe

-Peavey Session 500

-ZT Lunchbox + extension cabinet

-Fender Rhodes studio amp

-Danelectro Honeytone


-Boss DS1 distortion

-Boss DD6 delay

-Boss AW3 “dynamic wah” envelope filter

-Boss RC20 loop station

-Danelectro Fab Overdrive

-Electro Harmonix Big Muff Pi fuzz

-Electro Harmonix Double Muff fuzz

-Electro Harmonix Nano Clone chorus

-Electro Harmonix POG2 polyphonic octave generator

-Goudie FX Buffer Boost

-MXR Dyna Comp compressor

-MXR Custom Comp compressor

-Tube Works Real Tube overdrive

-TC Electronics Hall of Fame reverb

-Volume pedals - Hilton, Linkon, Dunlop, Emmons

Additional instruments and session musicians available by request.

CONTACT hazy grove

Ryan Barwin (Owner/Producer/Engineer)

(647) 824-1838