Show Off Your Studio: Timo Baker’s synth-filled Bristol studio

An up-close and personal look at the composer's studio.

timo baker studio
Timo’s synth and guitar arsenal on display – how he gets any work done with these next to him we’ll never know. All images: Harry Lloyd Evans

Given his three-decades-long experience playing in bands, scoring films and composing for Hollywood blockbusters, Timo Baker has amassed quite an arsenal of gear in his Bristol studio. From guitar pedals and synths to plug-ins and virtual instruments, here’s a closer look at the tools of Timo’s trade.

Key kit

  • FabFilter Pro-R
  • TAL-Dub
  • Melda Production’s suite
  • Soundtoys 5
  • Many UAD plug-ins
  • iZotope Trash 2 and Mobius Filter
  • u-he Zebra and Braille synths
  • Numerous Spitfire libraries
  • Numerous Soundiron libraries
  • Omnisphere 2.5
  • Ohm Force Ohmicide
  • Native Instruments Komplete
timo baker studio bass
Timo likes to use a violin bow on bass to generate some unusual sonic textures
timo baker Korg Prophecy and MS2000 Moog Sub 37
Ranging from Korg’s classic Prophecy and MS2000 to the Moog Sub 37, Timo’s synths cover most bases…
bass station timo baker studio
That’s no Moog… It’s a Bass Station
timo baker studio virus ti
The Virus TI, looking (and no doubt sounding) moody and dramatic
timo baker studio TC Electronic G-System
TC Electronic’s G-System offers easy FX switching

Read our interview with Timo here.

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