A perfect place to be creative.
Smashed Lantern is a warm, inviting recording studio just 15 minutes walk from Central Station. Located in one of the best sounding acoustic spaces in Sydney, the studio is an inclusive, personable and safe environment to produce your next project.
We've got some of the most sought after analog gear available.
Gibson SG Bass
Gibson Les Paul Studio
Fender American Stratocaster
Fender Japanese Stratocaster
Fender American J Bass
Maton Acoustic Guitar
Cole Clark FL-1 Acoustic
Fender Deluxe Reverb
Marshall DSL 40c
Marshall Origin 50
2x UA OXBOX cab simulator/ attentuatiors
BeezNeez James Tube Microphone
AKG CL414 XL2
Rode NTR Ribbon
2x Neumann TLM-103
Lewitt DP 640 Rex
3x Lewitt DTP 340 TT
Stereo Pair Lewitt LCT 340
Lewitt LCT 340
Dynaudio Air 25 Mastering Grade Monitors
Avantone Mix Cube
2x Sennheiser HD280
2x Prism Atlas
2x Flock Patch (routing analog gear)
Neve 8816 Summing Mixer
All Mogami / Neutrik Cabling
4 Channel API 3124MV
2 Channel Neve 1073 DPA
UA Solo 610
Great River 1NV
Peach Audio Cube5 DI
Warm Audio Tone Beast
Teletronix LA-2A Optical Compressor
Manley Vari-MU Limiter Compressor
Manley Massive Passive Stereo Equaliser
Shadow Hills Mastering Compressor
2x Pultec EQP-1A Passive Equaliser
Warm Audio WA76 Compressor Limiter
GML 8200 Parametric Equaliser
Smashed Lantern is owned and run by Zach Walker: a mix engineer, producer and musician with a keen ear for arrangement and song structure.
Zach has a deep passion for art and believes creativity flows best in a safe, collaborative and constructively critical studio environment.
He’s worked on a range of varied projects: tracking and recording bands, composing sound and music for video games and animation, live mixes and session recording.
As an experienced vocalist, he is uniquely equipped to coach and mentor vocalists as they work through the recording process.
He is also a committed guitarist and frontman and has played in several bands, most notably his shoegaze and art-rock project NYANZA.
Zach’s mixes are forward and modern sounding, often with textural flourishes and creative production work that give them a unique edge.