THE LIFE AHEAD WITH METRIC HALO
Sound Mixer Maurizio Argentieri Relies on Futureproof Metric Halo Interfaces for Critically-Acclaimed Sophia Loren Film, The Life Ahead SAFETY HARBOR, FLORIDA: The Life Ahead stars celebrated actress and octogenarian Sophia Loren in a performance that many are predicting will...
Like All of the Other NYC-Area Studios They Frequent, Tony Shanahan and Stewart Lerman Now Have the Inspiring, Fatigue-Free, Translatable Sound of ATC Monitors
Tony Shanahan and Stewart Lerman are friends and fellow music industry insiders who share Hobo Sound Studios in Weehawken, New Jersey. Shanahan has variously produced, engineered, written, and played bass with Michael Stipe, Ryan Adams, Robert Plant, Faith Hill,...
Studio Showcase: Setting Up San Juan Sound
Matteo Burr, drummer and founding member of Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, fell in love with San Juan, Puerto Rico, and knew he had to build a new recording facility to support the diverse local scene.
TransAudio Group Introduces the New MUTEC REF10 SE120
MUTEC Improves Upon Its Industry-Leading REF10 Audiophile 10 MHz Reference Master Clock with an Advanced Oven-Controlled Quartz Oscillator LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 2020: TransAudio Group, the U.S. distributor of the world’s finest high-end professional audio recording equipment, is...
Bettermaker Unveils Very-Limited Edition Darthlimiter
Celebrating the Sale of 1,000 Mastering Limiters, Bettermaker Comes Up with the Very Cool-Looking, Very Awesome-Sounding, Very-Limited-Edition Darthlimiter LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Borrowing a certain heavy-breaking, distance-choking intergalactic villain’s timeless style, the very-limited-edition Darthlimiter celebrates 1,000 Bettermaker Mastering Limiter units...
Studios Vie for CARES Relief with Mixed Results
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, includes provisions that are bringing welcome relief to recording studios forced to shutter in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.
MilkBoy’s Unique Ecosystem Grows
A quarter century after composer Jamie Lokoff and producer/engineer Tommy Joyner partnered on MilkBoy, the operation has grown to encompass a top studio, two popular bars and an audio post subsidiary.
Tiny Telephone Hangs It Up in San Francisco
Tiny Telephone has been a mainstay of the San Francisco indie music scene for 22 years, but owner John Vanderslice is bringing things to a close this July, as he gets ready to sell off priceless gear to pay...
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...
Studio Showcase: June Audio Returns to Utah
After 20 years away, June Audio has returned to Provo, UT, with a newly built, Wes Lachot-designed multiroom facility housing EDM production suites, live rooms and a considerable collection of instruments, backline and accessories.
Should the South’s First Studio Be Saved?
By Clive Young. The site where the first country music hit was recorded stands at the center of a legal battle in Atlanta that pits local preservationists against a major resort developer. At stake is nothing less than a...
Henszey Sound Gets Immersed in Immersive
By Steve Harvey. As momentum builds behind immersive music releases, Dave Henszey has opened Henszey Sound, a recording and mixing facility overlooking Universal City in Los Angeles that is fully outfitted for Dolby Atmos and stereo work.
Yeasayer Takes a New Approach to Recording
By Steve Harvey. The acclaimed experimental rock band returns with Erotic Reruns, its latest self-produced album, which was almost entirely tracked, overdubbed and mixed at the home studios of its three core members.
Studio Design Shifts with the Times
By Steve Harvey. Studio designers are finding less work at commercial music recording studios, and an increasing emphasis on the education market, audio post-production houses, podcast studios and home-based production rooms.
Leesta Vall’s Fast-Paced Lathe
By Steve Harvey. Brooklyn’s Leesta Vall Sound Recordings has cut more than 700 sessions live to vinyl using a mix of modern and vintage gear, including an ancient Presto K8 portable vinyl record lathe.
Bringing New Light to Athens with The Glow
By Steve Harvey. Producer/engineer Jesse Mangum has no patience for slick sounds created in facilities to match, and The Glow, his hand-built recording studio outside Athens, GA, reflects that considered mindset.