Mari Jaye Blanchard

Mari Jaye Blanchard and Sesame Street at Metrosonic!

The talented, young animator Mari Jaye Blanchard was in the studio recently recording voiceovers for her animated short titled “Not Yet” which will air on the cross generational institution Sesame Street. Impressive as it is, this is not Mari Jaye’s first time working with Sesame Street. Her shorts titled Twelve Little Chicks and Thirteen’s Not So Lucky […]

Bass player Andrew Rosenfeld from Midnight High holding bass

Getting Some Midnight High

This past weekend Midnight High stepped into the studio to record their first album. We set up in the large live room, taking advantage of the extra space & getting some huge drums recorded along the way.  All three members seemed to have their own personal style of music that couldn’t have been placed together more perfectly, […]

Brother Han street performance

Brother Han

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 […]

Alberta Cross

LIVE SHOW: Alberta Cross @ Pianos NYC Saturday/Sunday 7pm

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 […]

Damian Pearce at Metrosonic Recording Studio NYC

Listening to Damian Pearce Record His New Tracks

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 […]

Reggie Watts

Reggie Watts LIVE @ The Amnesty International Secret Policeman’s Ball March 4th

This Sunday, Amnesty International is celebrating its 50th anniversary with The Secret Policeman’s Ball at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and we have cause for celebration because our friend, Reggie Watts, will be performing live! Reggie was here but a few short weeks ago recording a track for his friend John Mulaney’s Comedy Central special called “New […]

Lewis Lazar

Lewis Lazar

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 […]

Blak and Nature

On the Goodfoot with Blak & Nature

Check this mix & let me know what you think.  I have a few versions.  I’ll edit together a new one & post it soon. Maybe music changed or  I’m getting older, but there are very few hip hop songs that are not only approved for all ages, but actually good too. Enter “Goodfoot”. This […]

Bret McKenzie

MetroSonic Alum Receives Oscar Nod

It’s not every day that you get to congratulate someone you’ve worked with for an Oscar nomination but today we have that unique pleasure. We met Bret McKenzie when he and his partner, Jemaine Clement, were at MetroSonic recording the album I Told You I Was Freaky, comprised of music from the second season of […]

Metrosonic Large Live Room

MetroSonic Opens Live Recording Room!

Renovations on our new live recording space have been completed and the room is ready to rock! Your next session at Metrosonic now has the option of an extra 900 square feet of recording space, directly adjacent to our current control room. With this new studio there is plenty of space to accommodate bigger projects. […]

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: