APRA Awards 2017 Recap

The 2017 APRA Music Awards were held on Monday 3 April in Sydney, to celebrate excellence in contemporary music and honour the songwriters and publishers who have achieved outstanding success in their fields. From our team at Studios 301, congratulations to all of the winners this year! High fives to Flume who added three more […]

April 4th 2017   


301 Podcast Episode 1 – Part 1

It’s official! We have ventured into the world of the podcast. Our concept is “Engineers talking with engineers“. Listen to the first episode here: Part 1 with Simon Cohen & Owen Butcher… iTunes Owen: Hi everybody, my name is Owen Simon: And I am Simon Owen: And we are engineers at Studios 301 and we are […]

March 20th 2017   

Chris Arnott, News

Chris Arnott joins the Studios 301 team

For those of you well acquainted with the Australian dance music scene, you’d know Chris Arnott for his consistent ability to produce &/or write an ARIA Club charting hit. For those uninitiated, please read on and meet the newest addition to our Studios 301 producer roster. Chris is one of Australia’s most formidable electronic producers […]

March 16th 2017   

Mastering, News, Technical Insights

How do I prepare my tracks / files for mastering?

Here at Studios 301, we field a lot of questions on how tracks should be prepared and submitted for mastering. Modern day digital audio workstations can throw up a dizzying array of options at the export window, thus we’ve outlined our preferences on how you can provide your mixes to our mastering engineers for optimal […]

March 13th 2017   

News, Owen Butcher

Working with Coldplay at Studios 301

So if we didn’t make enough noise about this last year, let us remind you. In December 2016 Coldplay quietly took up a residence at our Sydney Studios to work on some music whilst they were in Australia on tour. These sessions marked the last official band recording in our legendary Studio One before our 2017 […]

March 8th 2017   

News, Steve Smart

Steve Smart Remasters Midnight Oil!

If you’re a Midnight Oil fan, you’re probably thrilled at the recent announcement of the legendary Australian band’s first World Tour in over two decades. You’ve also likely had your interest piqued by the three new retrospective box sets due for release in early May, particularly that unreleased and rare material. So how did the […]

March 3rd 2017   

News, Newsletter, Steve Smart

2016 ARIA Nominations

It’s that time of year again with the 2016 ARIA Awards just around the corner. We’d like to extend a huge congratulation to all of this year’s nominees, and give a shout out to the amazing artists we have worked with who’ve made the list. We’d also like to give acknowledge the extraordinary efforts of our Studios […]

December 18th 2016   

News, Newsletter, Steve Smart

September Mastering Highlights

Tom Stephens ‘What Lies In The Difference’ –  Album mastered by Andrew Edgson Shannon Noll ‘Who I Am’ – Single mastered by Steve Smart Jack River ‘Palo Alto’ – Single mastered by Steve Smart Gretta Ray ‘Unwind’ – Single mastered by Steve Smart The Bobby Darin Musical (Australian Cast Recording) [feat. David Campbell] ‘Dream Lover’ […]

October 18th 2016   

Antonia Gauci, Jack Prest, News

September 2016 in the Studios

  Highlights of what’s been happening in the studios: Nicole Millar in Studio 9 with Simon Cohen engineering Illy in Studio 9 with Simon Cohen engineering Horrorshow in Studio 9 with Simon Cohen engineering Japanese Wallpaper in Studio 1 with Antonia Gauci engineering Jonti in Studio 5 working on his new project Midnight Mutants with Jack Prest […]

October 14th 2016   

Guy Gray, Leon Zervos, News, Newsletter

Malaysian superstar Anuar Zain works on his first album in five years

Malaysian superstar Anuar Zain works on his first album in five years at Studios 301. After a five year-long wait, fans of award-winning Malaysian singer and multi-award winner Anuar Zain are finally being gifted with a brand new album. Released on Oct 1st this is the crooners 5th studio self-titled album, mixed by 301’s very […]

October 13th 2016