Andrew Bird recorded at Metrosonic for his new project "Break It Yourself"

Andrew Bird records and mixes to tape at Metrosonic

After about three months, we’ve just wrapped up tracking and mixing sessions with singer- songwriter Andrew Bird. A Chicago native, Bird is known for his warm vocal style, characteristic whistling techniques, and unique approach to combining modern treatments to otherwise traditional acoustic instruments. Along with violin, he plays guitar and glockenspiel on this album. Backing up […]

Holistic performing live show

VIDEO: Holistic Is Back

Holistic‘s anticipated new album, Avant Garde was just released.  We are pleased to say that along with their first effort Technicolor, the album was recorded and mixed at MetroSonic.  We’ll be posting some music from it soon so check back with us for a listen.  Get a behind-the-scenes look at Holistic recording “Blue Dynamite” below:

Former Mattison, 79.5

Surprise Performance by Mattison

Oh to the musician playing their tunes on the subway platform. At times they are somewhat frustrating and on other occasions  lending a soft sound to ease tension while getting off and on the horrible torture device known to New Yorkers as the subway. I have indefinitely passed hundreds, if not thousands, during my six […]

Anthrax at MetroSonic Recording Studios NYC

Joey Belladonna re-joins Anthrax at Metrosonic

NYC metal heads rejoice! Anthrax will bring the noise (pun intended) to New York City LIVE this Wednesday, Feb. 8 in support of their new album “Worship Music.” The thrash will take place at the Best Buy Theater near Times Square.  Definitely check this show out if you are in the area. We were lucky enough to have one […]

Former Mattison, 79.5

Mattison

We just wrapped up a round of tracking and mixing with Mattison (Kate Mattison: keyboards & lead vocals, Jay Steinhauer: bass, and Angel: drums & vocals).  Pete engineered with Terry assisting.  The music was great and the band was a real pleasure to work & hang with.  I always prefer analog/tape-based projects and this one offers a […]

Black Lips recorded their album "Arabia Mountain" at Metrosonic

Black Lips Record Latest CD at Metrosonic

The Black Lips recorded their sixth studio album Arabia Mountain (Vice Records) at MetroSonic Recording Studio NYC.  Check out the in-studio video interview by Rolling Stone! Producer Mark Ronson and Vice Record chose our recording studio for the combination of quality analog tracking, creative vibe and a great microphone selection.  Some of the topics covered […]

The Damned Things in an interview with Rolling Stone on their debut album at Metrosonic Recording Studio

VIDEO: Introducing The Damned Things

With members of Anthrax (Scott Ian, Rob Caggiano), Every Time I Die (Keith Buckley), and Fall Out Boy (Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley), The Damned Things are undoubtedly a musical force to be reckoned with. While each individual in the band has experienced their own successes, The Damned Things’ debut Island/Def Jam album, which combines their […]

Joe Donovan Variety Show

Joe Donovan Variety Show

September brought the Joe Donovan Variety Show through our Williamsburg BK recording studio, Metrosonic.  This exciting lock-out session prompted the group to track 18 songs with us in a week and a half.  There were many moving parts with this act so the action was non-stop.  Metrosonic engineer Jon Martinez assisted producer “Bassy” Bob Brockman […]

Matte Black tracking at MetroSonic

Matte Black

The mysterious growl & thunder coming from our live room this week is the band Matte Black working on some new tracks.  Check out their website – power trio, solid rock/metal, good stuff. That’s exactly why we’re doing a video feature on them! We want to shed some light on Matte Black and we’re currently putting the […]

The Damned Things in front of vintage Neve 5315 console

The Damned Things Are Back

MetroSonic Recording Studio braces for second impact as we welcome back the heavy rock group The Damned Things to finish up their overdubs. Rob Caggiano (producer/engineer/guitarist) and Joe Trohman(producer/guitarist), who had just returned to US from their European tour, came back into studio fully loaded with inspiration and musical ideas ready to blow. Since studio staff were […]

Vocal booth in a blue light

The Damned Things Crank It Up at MetroSonic

MetroSonic Studio braces for impact as we welcome heavy rock group The Damned Things to record their debut album. The Damned Things lineup consists of five industry veterans from such groups as Anthrax, Fall Out Boy, and Every Time I Die. Joe Trohman, Rob Caggiano and Scott Ian lead the way on guitars, and Keith Buckley’s vocals soar […]

Holistic Technicolor

Holistic

Holistic’s latest album Technicolor was another project entirely recorded and mixed at MetroSonic by engineer Jonathan Martinez. Released May 12th on Bungee Black,  this project was full of positive energy from the ground up and came together on many a late Brooklyn night, over dubbing vocals, beats and sfx.  Mixing with Holistic was a great process; […]