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Pete’s Gear Patrol interview – The Art Analog Recording

Some Memorable quotes from Pete’s Gear Patrol interview, focusing on analog recording & production.   In the best analog recordings, the texture and dynamics connect with listeners on a visceral level. The discrete signal path in an all-analog studio has a distinct sound, but what listeners hear is just as much about the engineer as […]

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$1000 Video Contest Now Added to the Live@MetrosSonic series!

So, what’s better than winning $1000 for the awesome video that you created and having it exposed to a huge new audience of viewers? Absolutely nothing! MetroSonic is now expanding our Live@MetroSonic series to include a weekly YouTube show where we will play & review your videos, which will be streamed online and viewed by […]

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MetroSonic Spotlight: Michael Stosic

Hailing from Reno, Nevada, Singer-Songwriter Michael Stosic is on the verge of another musical breakthrough with his upcoming album! The album, Welcome Home, will be comprised of some of his most emotionally charged lyrics and has a release date of early 2016. Stosic’s musical career began back in 1986 in the Gospel music world when […]

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Live@MetroSonic Presents: Kaleta ft. Zozo Afrobeat June 12th

MetroSonic will proudly be presents another installment of Live@Metrosonic! This time around we will be featuring the amazing sounds of Kaleta ft. Zozo Afrobeat, along with DJ sets from Peter Matson of Underground System, and an amazing contest for Indie bands! Kaleta is an artist that is truly taking the Afrobeat movement by storm and […]

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MetroSonic’s Pete Mignola Talks Tape Speed

We here at MetroSonic take pride in our knowledge of studio gear, recording techniques, and business management. Just like others, we have spent years learning and practicing all aspects of audio production; but no one has a handle on it more than MetroSonic Recording Studio’s owner and Chief Engineer Pete Mignola! Pete is like a […]

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The Coffin Daggers Make Live Analog Recording Look Easy

Since the beginning of time, music has been synonymous with the musician’s imagination. It often translates or transcends the very wide spectrum of the human psyche, making it hard for people to not be drawn towards it… Or at least that’s how I felt during The Coffin Daggers stay at MetroSonic! Hailing straight out of […]

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Jim Breuer and Rob Caggiano Tear Through MetroSonic

January was a pretty exciting month here at MetroSonic! We had some great events to ring in the New Year, welcomed back a talented assistant to the MetroSonic team, and saw a return of our friend Rob Caggiano (Anthrax, The Damned Things, Volbeat, all around guitar expert). We first met Rob back in 2010 when […]

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A Inside Look at Gorilla Chief’s Stay at MetroSonic

Earlier this month we brought to light some info on Garage Rock band Gorilla Chief‘s latest production for their upcoming EP. Well, we at MetroSonic are proud to announce that the work done here is on the verge of being wrapped! The New York based Garage Rock trio did all of their basic tracking together […]

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All Analog Recording With Gorilla Chief

Gorilla Chief visited MetroSonic today to record 3 new songs for their upcoming EP. The session was 100% Analog, making use of our Ampex tape machine, and tracked directly to 2” tape. The New York based Garage Rock trio did all of their basic tracking together in our live room and we used some of […]

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In the Studio With Ariana Castelli

Today in the studio we were graced by the up and coming singer/songwriter Ariana Castelli, here to work on her next single. Her first single “LOVE is LOVE”, which dropped in late 2013, spotlights the struggle of being the person you were born to be and being with the person you love. Using her lyrics […]

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Songwriting Tips from Musicians Friend

The processes of writing a song, as we all know can be a very tedious one. As some artists breeze through the process, others struggle from start to finish. Luckily, for those artists in particular, the good people at Musicians friend have took the time to take a unique look at not only the steps […]