Innovations: Solid State Logic System T Broadcast Console
Thomas Jensen, vice president of technical operations for Solid State Logic’s Systems & Support Group New York, recounts the history of the company’s System T broadcast console and its ongoing refinement to benefit its users and the marketplace.
New Halo Music Studio Inspired by Legendary Le Studio Facility
The Canadian facility Le Studio Morin Heights outside Montreal recorded classic albums before it was abandoned and ultimately burned down. Now Halo Music Studio, a new studio facility in Ontario, has completed a modern re-creation of Le Studio’s control...
Valhalla Studios Jumps into Analog Immersive Mixing
Valhalla Studios owner/Manowar founder Joey DeMaio collaborated with Grammy-winning mastering engineer Darcy Proper and top engineer Ronald Prent to upgrade the facility’s main room to handle all immersive formats.
Inside the Secret Recording Studio of ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’
The 8G Band, house musicians for NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, writes and plays eight new songs every night. A key element of those live performances is the band’s backstage recording setup, which is managed by associate music...
Composer Andy Huckvale Talks His New Miloco Builds Home Studio
"A home studio has an opportunity to reflect the character of its owner."
Mercer Music at Capricorn: Revitalizing a Studio for the Next Generation
Literally on the verge of collapsing only a few years ago, Capricorn Sound Studios, the Macon, GA, facility that invented Southern rock, has been restored and revitalized by its new owner, Mercer University.
NYU’s Clive Davis Institute Reinvents Itself in Brooklyn
New York University has consolidated its media, technology and art departments into a new facility in Brooklyn. The site includes studios, editing suites, rehearsal spaces, offices and Oscilloscope Labs, the private production studio of late Beastie Boys rapper Adam...
One of the Few Things Engineer Kyle Mann Can’t Live Without: Metric Halo’s ChannelStrip
BURBANK, CALIFORNIA: “Growing up, my family had a rule that everyone had to learn an instrument,” recalled engineer Kyle Mann. “I started on the cello at age five, but I always hated practicing. When I was eleven, I got a...
Preservationists Fight to Stop Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville from Demolishing South’s First Recording Studio
By Clive Young. The site where the first country-music hit was recorded is likely to be demolished, making way for the garbage-loading area of a Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville hotel.
Alan Parsons Readies Trio of Classes in New Studio
The three themed events will be held at his new facility in Santa Barbara, CA.
Studio Showcase: A Vintage Vibe in Modern-Day Memphis
By Steve Harvey. Memphis Magnetic Recording, a new studio just blocks from Beale Street, was named by owners Scott and Claire McEwen as a reference to both the city’s pull on them and the facility’s many tape machines.
Studio Showcase: Barefoot Recording Opens Up to the World
By Steve Harvey. Eric Valentine’s Barefoot Recording in Hollywood is now available to outside clients.
The METAlliance Report: Al Schmitt on ‘Emotions in the Mix’
By Al Schmitt. Twenty-time Grammy-winning engineer Al Schmitt discusses the emotional relationship he has with a mix and shares more on the process with an excerpt from his new memoir.
Studio Showcase: Pros Continue to Seek Hyde Street Studios
By Steve Harvey. Hyde Street Studios launches annex facility in San Francisco.
Jordan Brooke Hamlin Builds Her Dream Studio in the Woods
By Steve Harvey. “Place affects what you create,” says Hamlin, who has been a touring and studio musician for the past 15 years.
The Next Wave of Urban Studios Is Not Quite What You’d Expect
By Clive Young. Recording studios have been disappearing from major cities for years; now an unexpected trend may be changing that.