February 1st, 2017 by SonicScoop
Episode 3 of Gear Club with John Agnello and Stewart Lerman is out now, this time featuring Steve Rosenthal of The Magic Shop.
Steve Rosenthal joins John and Stewart for a lighthearted journey through the past, starting with early mentor Herb Abramson, his gigs at CBGB’s, and building Read more...
November 30th, 2016 by Brian Speaker
an experienced and trusted adviser.
2. adviser, guide, guru, counselor, consultant; confidant(e)
I first met the man who would become my mentor in March of 2015, when John Agnello, producer and engineer for Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Kurt Vile, Patti Smith and so many other artists Read more...
February 23rd, 2016 by David Weiss
“Ch-ch-Changes/Look out you Rock’n’ rollers.” – David Bowie, “Changes”
As it so often does, change is once again reshaping the New York City recording landscape.
The latest modification to NYC is of the unwelcome variety: The Magic Shop is closing. The SoHo recording studio that opened in 1988 will officially Read more...
June 6th, 2012 by Janice Brown
GREATER NYC AREA: This month’s buzz finds a typically colorful spread of artists recording, mixing and mastering new works around town. The Beach Boys and Animal Collective, Empire of the Sun and Tiësto, Kurt Elling, Beirut, 50 Cent and Amanda Palmer – just to mention a few – have Read more...
March 8th, 2011 by Janice Brown
Recently at Fluxivity, Nat Priest’s Neve 8048-equipped Williamsburg studio…
"Smoke Ring For My Halo" recording and mixing sessions went down in four states and multiple studios, including Fluxivity in Williamsburg.
Matt Mays and engineer/producer Ted Young overdubbed and mixed for Mays’ upcoming album. Young mixed down to Fluxivity’s Ampex ATR Read more...