RL Studio features a collection of classic keyboards, a 24 track digital recording rig, 4 track analog recorder, and is located close to downtown Nashville.

MICROPHONES
Neumann tlm 102 x2
Shure Sm7b
shure super 55
akg d112
sm58
sm57 x3
pd87 x3

RACK GEAR
Radial 8 di
ART PRO MPA II (replaced with better tubes)
DBX 160a compressor (typically used for bass)
BBE 882i sonic maximiser

RECORDING GEAR
Saffire pro 40 x2
ultragain pro 8 digital
teac A-3440 (1/4” late 70s 4 track tape machine)

MIXING/EDITING STATION
mackie logic control (8 motorized faders)
yamaha HS8 monitors
about 300 records and 250+ cds for mix references

KEYBOARDS
wurlitzer 200a (late 70s)
rhodes mk1 (1978)
hammond m3 (1950s with trek ii mod)
korg arp odyssey
yamaha M08
yamaha mx49
hohner melodica

GUITARS
62 reissue fender telecaster with bigsby (made in japan)
fender precision bass (made in mexico)
ibanez artcore hollowbody
bridgecraft jazz bass copy
austin acoustic guitar
yamaha guitalele

DRUMS
5 piece basic kit with dw hardware
pearl suprasonic style snare
zildjian mastersound hi hats
zildjian armand ride with sizzle chain
tambourine
roland vdrums
akai mpx8 (loaded with classic drum machine sounds)

EFFECTS
neo ventilator ii (dr lonnie smith approved leslie pedal)
ehx the worm
ehx LPB-1
catalinbread SFT (great ampeg svt sim)
morley alligator volume pedal
fulltone supa trem (same one used by Dawes!)
MXR phase 90 script (Steely Dan Rhodes phaser)
zoom MS-70CDR
jamman looper
EP-07 tuner pedal x3

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My credits include

AllMusic verified credits for Robert Ledet:

  • Robert Ledet
  • Robert Ledet

Gear highlights

  • pair of neuman tlm 102
  • sm7b
  • wurlitzer
  • hammond m3
  • rhodes
  • 62 tele reissue japan
  • mim pbass
  • drums

Genres I specialize in

Terms of Service

$250 day rate is for 8 hours or $35/Hr. Electric instruments are tracked direct or with moderate volume amps. Drums must be played at reasonable volumes in daytime sessions, or I'll insist on vdrums.

Reviews of RL Studio

  • Default-avatar3 months agoby

    Rob was great, the gear was great, the track came out great! Thanks Rob for a fantastic experience, I had a blast!

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Interview with RL Studio

Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
Recently engineered, mixed, and mastered Joel Forlines - Talis. It was a great two day session and he was able to leave with a cd to be proud of.
What are you working on at the moment?
My second EP, Guttersoul
Analog or digital and why?
digital, but if its really important to the sound we can bounce the bass and drum tracks to tape and back.
What questions do you ask prospective clients?
do you know your songs?
If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
yamaha mo8, tlm 102, pro 40, macbook, hs8 monitors
Which artist would you like to work with and why?
I'd like to do things with the classic studio guys: Bernard purdie, Chuck Rainey, Steve Gadd, James Jamerson, Larry Carlton, George Duke, Jeff Porcaro, Tom Scott, Willie Weeks, Carol Kaye, Hal Blane, Billy Preston, Richard Tee...Etc. Do people still play like that? With those guys on the track, anybody would sound good!
Can you share one music production tip?
Don't leave a bunch of high end in the drum overheads.
What type of music do you usually work on?
I write and produce R&B for myself, but with clients it can vary.
What's your strongest skill?
Keyboards
What do you bring to a song?
If its needed, I can play some great feeling keyboards, bass, and drums parts. I play guitar as well.
Tell us about your studio setup.
I have a 24 track digital project studio with some great mics, gear and instruments.
What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
music: Vulfpeck, Steely Dan, Anderson Paak, Beatles, Al Green, Donny Hathaway, and the list goes on and on. I have about 300 records, 250 cds, and all music is free to stream now.
Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
tracking a solo artist and playing all the supporting instruments. Sometimes I get to record bands as well, which is fun.