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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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$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’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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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 […]

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On This Day 40 Years ago Queen Embarked on First U.S. Tour

On this day marks the 40th anniversary of the legendary Rock band Queen’s first U.S concert. The band traveled overseas to be the opening act for Mott The Hoople in 1974 at Regis College in Denver, Colorado. Queen, running high off the success of their self titled debut album just released their second studio album […]

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Pete’s November 15th article in Glide is out now!

Aziza & the Cure’s Debut Album Release Looms Near November 14, 2013 by Peter Mignola in Columns, The Biz No Comments As the AES (Audio Engineering Society) convention was just in NYC I had intended to offer a brief overview on some highlights.  I usually look forward to the event where I get to catch […]

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Our Debut Column in Glide Magazine

Debut Column – “The Biz” – Insider Perspective of the Music Biz by Engineer Peter Mignola Originally published in http://www.glidemagazine.com/category/columns/the-biz/ October 16, 2013 by Peter Mignola The Biz is a debut column by guest columnist Pete Mignola, who is the owner and chief engineer of MetroSonic Studios which is located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  MetroSonic Studios […]

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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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Metrosonic and Noise Collective Playlist Contest

We’re very happy to announce a new partnership for Metrosonic! We hooked up with the guys over at Noise Collective NYC and will be officially co-sponsoring their next event on 5/29. Starting today you can submit your music to their playlist for a chance to win some free recording time at Metrosonic. If you’re not familiar with […]

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Pultec HLF-3C freq sweep

  Here is a vid from the tech bench at Metrosonic. Our Tektronics scope shows the of the results of a frequency sweep through our Pultec HLF-3C, rolling off below 750hz & above 1.5khz.