News

2020 Queensland Music Awards Winners

Congratulations to all of our nominated clients, engineers and winners at 2020 Queensland Music Awards which was held at Brisbane’s Fortitude Music Hall on March 3rd.

March 5th 2020   

Competitions, Mastering, News, Recording

December & January – Recording Studios & Mastering Highlights

Recording Highlights We brought in 2020 with a star-studded January, featuring a lineup of global hitmakers international artists.  Superstar vocalist and Grammy Award winning artist Lizzo recorded vocals and put final touches on a new single in Studio 1, which was engineered by our very own Simon Cohen.  Fellow FOMO festival artists also took up […]

February 21st 2020   

News, Recording

The Bob Lefsetz Podcast episode with Peter Garret

They don’t make studios like this anymore, with multiple rooms, even mastering. I get excited in places like this, this is the epicenter, this is where the music is made.

November 27th 2019   

Mastering, News, Technical Insights

‘Mastered for iTunes (MFiT)’ rebrands as ‘Apple Digital Masters (ADM)’

You may have noticed that with the introduction of iOS 13 and macOS Catalina, Apple’s iTunes software application has disappeared from the Mac and been replaced by three separate apps: Apple Music, Apple TV, and Apple Podcasts. The iTunes Store does still exist, however is now housed within the Apple Music application. In 2012, Apple […]

November 26th 2019   

News

ARIA nominees, the Zela Margossian Quintet to Perform at Studios 301

Appearing as part of the Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, ARIA nominees Zela Margossian Quintet showcase a fusion of Armenian and Middle Eastern music, classical and jazz at Studios 301 on November 16th.

November 4th 2019   

News

Cold Chisel’s New Video from Studio 1

Earlier today, Cold Chisel released their brand new video for “Getting The Band Back Together” and it shows outtakes from the 18 days they spent in our flagship Studio 1 last August, while recording their album with producer Kevin Shirley.

October 31st 2019   

Mastering, News, Recording

Studios 301 ARIA Nominations 2019

Congrats to all of the amazing artists who are nominated and recognised for their excellence at the ARIA Awards this year including many Studios 301 clients such as Thelma Plum, Guy Sebastian, Amy Shark, Jessica Mauboy, Peking Duk & Jack River, Illy, Holy Holy, Paul Kelly, Ocean Alley, Gang of Youths and Chaika.  Special congratulations […]

October 15th 2019   

Ben Feggans, Leon Zervos, Mastering, Uncategorised

Sign up for Australia’s First Mastering Industry Q&A Panel

Just under a week to go before Australia’s first Mastering Engineer’s panel takes place at Studios 301 hosted by Tony “Jack the Bear” Mantz and featuring Mastering Engineers Leon Zervos, Ben Feggans, William Bowden and Klaus “Heavyweight” Hill.  Expect a night of fascinating stories, insights into running your own studio business and lifting the lid […]

October 11th 2019   

Mastering, Staff, Steve Smart

Steve Smart x Masalec MEA-2

With a continuing commitment to quality, we are excited to announce the recent installation of a Prism Sound MEA-2 Precision Mastering Equalizer into Steve Smart’s Mastering Room. The MEA – 2 is a four band stereo Mastering EQ with shelves on each band, offering a rich golden silky sound.The Equalizer can easily be switched into […]

October 4th 2019   

Owen Butcher, Recording, Technical Insights

Working with Cold Chisel

Studios 301 recently hosted the legendary Cold Chisel recording their new album in Studio 1 with producer Kevin Shirley. Our assistant engineer Owen Butcher who was on the sessions gives his recap of the experience and working alongside arguably the biggest act in Australian Rock. written by Owen Butcher Despite working at a well known […]

September 11th 2019