MIX - June 2016 - Class of 2016

MIX - June 2016 - Class of 2016

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MIX-2016-6 - CLASS OF 2016: 19 OF THE WORLD’S FINEST IN STUDIO DESIGN

 

  

This month, MIX features 19 new studios from around the world and their designers in our annual “Class Of” issue.

 

This year, ELBO Studios—the new production home of award-winning composer Theodore Shapiro—graced the cover of this issue. The Glendale, Calif. studio was designed by nonzero\architecture, studio bau:ton…Ziggy Marley and engineer Carlos de la Garza discuss making Ziggy Marley, a reggae album with a rock mix done at Marley’s home studio as well as The Village in L.A. 

In the Music Section, artist Michael Fitzpatrick and producer Jesse Shaktin talk about making Fitz and the Tantrums’ self-titled third album. Also Canadian band Marianas Trench discuss recording its latest album, Astoria.

The June Classic Track tells the story behind Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”.Our Live section features Grammy Award-nominated vocalist Andra Day, as well as Dan Auberbach’s side project The Arcs in Seattle.

Plus! Check out our guide to acoustic treatment: affordable kits and unique products.

  

The June Regional section focuses on Chicago, featuring news from DePaul University and Hi-Style Studio and Reliable Records, as well as session news from CRC (Chicago Recording Company), Shirk Studios, Miller Street Studios, Uptown Recording, Soundscape Studios, IV Labs Studio, Gravity Studios, Horse-Drawn Productions and Stonecutter Studios. 

 

Reviews:

 

Focal Trio6 Be Monitors

 

BAE 1023L 500 Series Module

 

Slate Digital FG-Bomber

 

PSI Audio AVAA C20