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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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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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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 […]

Dig My Grave

Lad Mags release “Dig My Grave”

    released 29 October 2013 Recorded at MetroSonic studio in Brooklyn NY, October 2013. Mixed and Mastered at Edmontone Studio, Edmonton. Engineered by Pete Mignola, produced by Doug Organ and The Lad Mags. Featuring Travis Sargent on guitar and Fish Griwkowsky on ghost moans, creaks and howls.

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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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Support Small Business in America…Vote For MetroSonic!

MetroSonic is currently engaged in Chase Bank and Living Social’s Mission Small Business competition for a $250,000 grant! Only problem is, we need YOUR vote to qualify to be among the businesses being considered. Check out the personal message from Pete below! “This grant has the power to change our lives and keep MetroSonic moving in a positive direction.  […]

Ferran Esquerdo on a drum set at Metrosonic's large live room

Ferran Esquerdo

Last week Ferran Esquerdo stepped into the big live room to record some amazing drum beats for his demo reel. We found the sweet spot in the room for his drum tones and got to work laying down some great tracks. This is a good chance to hear how awesome drums on their own sound […]

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 […]