Looks like it’s time for another round of Electrolube for the Neve. The tea is for me.
The last time our friend, DJ/producer Nick Low-Beer was here he was lending a hand manning the turntables for our party. This time around we find him building beats for some of the new tracks he is producing. Our in studio video of Nick offers a behind the scenes look at him creating […]
Our classic compressor & limitor rack features a pair of Universal 175’s, Manley vari-mu, Urei LA-3, and pair of Distressors.
Our five way quad amped speakers are powered with McIntosh and Bryston amplification and Bryston crossovers, and include the highest quality Scan-Speak, Vifa and Eaton components. These mastering quality monitors are custom designed and built by Pete, featuring physical phase alignment and a flat frequency response from 20hz to 20khz.
Our Ampex ATR 102 1/2″ 2 track analog tape recorder.
Our all discrete electronics vintage Neve 5315.
Setting up the Peter Gordon Improv session in the Metrosonic live room — with Yunior Terry, Elio Villafranca and Alex Waterman at MetroSonic.
Excerpt: Vinyl Mastering for Matte Black
MetroSonic is proud to be recording with the very talented Chi Mcbride . You might know Mr. Mcbride from his work on Fox’s “Human Target” or his role as Joe Mulroy in the 2004 film “The Terminal.” Chi is recording voice-overs for the Disney animated series Ultimate Spider Man in which he stars as Nick Fury.
Recorded Matte Black as backwards spoken word to 1/4″, reversed & tape looped it and then flew back to 1/2″ tape with plate reverb & edited for the LP’s A side lock groove….cool.
After days of clean up, repairs and postponements from the storm, we are happy to return to some kind of a semi-normal routine. We’re now in the home stretch with Matte Black’s album project; editing & sequencing the reels for our final listening session before we send them off for vinyl mastering.
“Cuban pianist, bandleader, composer and arranger, Manuel Valera is in the forefront of contemporary modern jazz. He represents the next generation of great performers and composers. His sound is fresh, inviting and evocative, and his goal is to forge innovative sounds that bring a vitality and newness to the idioms of jazz and Latin jazz. […]