Women In Electronic Music Masterclasses

Socials-151  On Saturday 13th August Studios 301 hosted Music NSW for Women In Electronic Music Masterclasses, with our very own Antonia Gauci leading the Engineering Basics masterclass in Studio 1. Also on the bill we had Looping and Pedals with Rainbow Chan and Songwriting Basics with Buoy. The day was a great success with inspiring and talented students and teacher […]

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July Recording & Release Highlights

July – Who’s been in the studios? Matt Damon – ADR recording in Studio 1, assisted by Owen Butcher Nicole Millar – Vocal recording in Studio 6 with Simon Cohen ASTA – Vocal recording in Studio 6 with Simon Cohen Coda Conduct – Mixing in Studio 6 with Simon Cohen Daily Holla – Co-production & mixing in Studio 6 with […]

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Music Oz – 301

Studios 301 are excited to announce that we have teamed up with the MusicOz Foundation to be an official partner of this year’s Australian Independent Music Awards. The AIMA’s are an amazing platform which help recognise and highlight Australia’s most talented independent musicians and artists. We are proud to be a part of this platform for independent artists which in […]

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My top 5 free VST Plugins

By Harvey O’Sullivan Plugins have come a long way, so much so that many people are now working purely ‘in-the-box’. While some of the big name developers are selling plugins for hundreds if not thousands of dollars, there are a tonne of great indie developers releasing plugs for free. The following is by no means a comprehensive list, just a […]

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Phantastic Ferniture Article

We managed to get a quick interview in with the winners of our I AM INDIE competition, Phantastic Ferniture, after a weekend recording in Studio 2 with Tim Carr and working on their forthcoming EP. Speaking to Holly our Studios Coordinator, here’s what they had to say. Studios 301: How was it recording at 301? Ryan: It was nice not […]

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Antonia Gauci – Producer on the rise

Untitled design (11)  Since we last checked in with Antonia Gauci her work on Tinker’s single “Fill The Field” was getting some major kudos from triple j’s Richard Kingsmill. Since then she’s gone on to work and create with artists such as LISHI, Vallis Alps, Jays Ways, Anatole, Kimchi Princi, and continues to cultivate her sound as an engineer, writer and producer […]

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Dan Frizza: Capturing moments in the studio

IMG_7427With a musical style and production range which stretches from pop all the way to 60’s garage psychedelic rock, Dan Frizza, 301 resident producer / engineer is all about capturing moments in the studio. After making the transition from in-house engineer at our Byron Bay facility back to 301’s Sydney studio, Dan’s been busy honing his production, mixing and writing […]

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May – June Release highlights

Just over two months on from releasing his debut record, Cut Love Pt. 1, Hayden Calnin releases ‘Cut Love Pt 2’ album – Co-produced & mixed by Tim Carr, mastered by Andrew Edgson Melbournian post-punks Gold Class join forces with Sydney DIY goth-poppers Mere Women to deliver a split 7″ – Mere Women – Recorded & mixed by Tim Carr […]

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In the studio highlights – May/ June

Some highlights of who we’ve had in the studios recently: • Bone Thugs & Harmony – Recording in Studio 2, assisted by Dan Frizza • Sarah McLeod – Recording in Studio 1, assisted by Antonia Gauci • Nicole Millar – Vocal recording with Simon Cohen in Studio 2 • Jack Colwell – Recording with Tim Carr in Studio 1, assisted […]

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5 EQ Plugins To Use On Every Mix   

Untitled1by Jack Prest One of the key tools in the mix engineer’s toolbox is EQ (I’m going to presume if you’re reading this you know what that stands for).  Used for subtle cleaning of sounds right up to heavy sculpting, getting your EQ right is the key ingredient to getting a mix that’s got definition and clarity. Here’s my quick […]

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