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How to pick the right recording studio

If you’ve never recorded before, picking a studio can be tough. Where do you begin? How do you know that you’re picking the right place? Location is a good to start but picking a studio involves many more variables than finding the place nearest to you. Follow these 3 tips to find the best studio for you and your […]

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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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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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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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A-Trak @ Metrosonic

We’re very proud to announce that internationally acclaimed DJ, producer and Fool’s Gold co-founder A-Trak is finishing up his stay at Metrosonic this week. Mr. Trak was at Metrosonic working with several other artists and producers this past week on a yet to be announced project. Among his collaborators were producer Childish Major and punk […]

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Producer Nick Low-Beer building new tracks

  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 […]