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Studio Tour: Oktaven Audio in Mount Vernon, NY
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Studio Tour: Oktaven Audio in Mount Vernon, NY

A view of the live room at the new Oktaven studio in Mount Vernon, NY, complete with a Hamburg Steinway D grand piano.

There’s nothing more stressful than moving out of your old home. It’s not only a physically demanding process, but it can be difficult to leave behind so Read more...

New Room: GSI Studios – Manhattan, NYC
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New Room: GSI Studios – Manhattan, NYC

A few blocks down from Penn Station’s 24/7 hum, there’s a new facility coming on like a freight train.

The underground rumble is from GSI Studios. On the eighth floor of a W. 29th Street office building between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, it’s in a West-side corridor that hosts dozens Read more...

Major Label Recording Complexes Are Back in Style: Inside “A Studio” in Los Angeles
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Major Label Recording Complexes Are Back in Style: Inside “A Studio” in Los Angeles

There’s a pattern taking shape around LA.

Record labels’ interest in in-house studios has been rekindled, leveraging their scale and real estate to construct their own writing/recording/mixing complexes. Besides keeping their creative talent closer, these under-one-roof facilities streamline music production costs.

Jersey City, NJ-based Criterion Acoustics is one of the Read more...

Making the Mix Room: Stonebridge Studios – Leesburg, VA
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Making the Mix Room: Stonebridge Studios – Leesburg, VA

If you seek affirmation that audio engineering really is science, read on. You’ll find it in the words and deeds of Stuart Martin, proprietor of Stonebridge Studios.

Set inside on 1860’s barn in idyllic Leesburg, VA, Stonebridge is Martin’s HQ for tracking and mixing, featuring a large live room with Read more...

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