Live show alert! Matte Black is playing Xpo 929 in Brooklyn tomorrow night. They were here a few weeks ago recording for their new album and it was a blast! Matt will be back this week for more mixing and we’ll post tracks from that soon along with some video.
MetroSonic is very proud to wish Andrew Bird congratulations on the success of his album Break It Yourself on the Billboard 200! You might remember, Mr. Bird worked on his record right here at Metrosonic last year, and we are thrilled to see all the success that has come his way since. Break it Yourself is now positioned at #94 […]
Brother Han came into the studio ready for a long day of work for the new demo he recorded here at MetroSonic. Making sure everyone he brought in to preform on the tracks knew their role was his first goal of the day. Before we got started, the producer Amir Salem, drummer David Ashkenazy, and bassist John Lang spent […]
Lead singer Petter Stakee and his band Alberta Cross are playing two shows this Saturday and Sunday at Pianos in NYC. We had a great time working with Petter during the Damian Pearce sessions. Petter produced Damian’s recording and laid down some guitars, bass, backing vocals as well. We’re sending our agent, Jess, to the show so be ready for her […]
Having one of the sickest jobs ever (working at Metrosonic) can sometimes have it’s perks. Damien Pearce was recording his new album in our Williamsburg studio and much to my delight, the music is floating through the air from the closed recording studio doors and is making its way to the back office. Talented producer […]
Singer/Songwriter Lewis Lazar was here a few weeks ago recording tracks for an upcoming EP. Lewis is a multi-talented guy. He even played most of the parts himself including percussion, guitars and, of course, vocals (he’s some talented photographer too.). Lewis lives in New York and has a show coming up on the 13th at the Trash Bar in […]
One of our favs, Brooklyn-based Neon Dynamite just finished up work on Out of Control. Pete & Terry spent some time mixing this one, and it was well worth it! Take a listen here: ADD AUDIO FILE!!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]