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Antonia Gauci, News

Levels 2020 – One-on-One Audio Engineering Workshops

MusicNSW is back with the 2020 Levels program: a one-on-one audio engineering workshop for women, trans and non-binary applicants.

Applications are open until Friday 19 June!

June 17th 2020   

Downloads, Jack Prest

Free Download: Egyptian Clay Tabla Samples

We are continuing to dig through the archives to bring you more tasty sounds from the Studio! This week, we’re bringing you a collection of Egyptian Clay Tabla recordings made in Studio 1. It features percussionist Tarek Sawires and was recorded by in-house engineer Jack Prest. Jack had this to say about the recording: “The […]

June 2nd 2020   

Harvey O'Sullivan, Mastering, News

Target Loudness for Streaming Services

written by Harvey O’Sullivan – There has been a great deal of discussion about target loudness for streaming services recently, particularly in relation to Spotify. This can be problematic for the mastering process, so let’s break it down…

May 7th 2020   

Downloads, Jack Prest, News

Free Download: Godtet Drum Sample Pack

Following the old adage about life and lemons we are taking advantage of self-isolation by digging back through the archives for some great sounds to share with you. You are free to use these samples in any of your recordings – something we hope will encourage some creativity. This first pack comes from the recording […]

May 5th 2020   

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   

Andrew Edgson, Mastering, News, Recording

August – Recording Studios & Mastering Highlights

Studio & Recording August was headlined by legendary Australian rock band Cold Chisel locked out in our flagship space Studio 1 for 18 days to record a full album, produced by Kevin Shirley and assisted by Owen Butcher.  Ricochet Songwriting Camp locked out 3 of our main recording spaces for an all-female/non-binary rap and hip-hop […]

September 10th 2019   

Andrew Edgson, Antonia Gauci, Harvey O'Sullivan, Jack Prest, Leon Zervos, Mastering, Mixing, News, Owen Butcher, Recording, Stefan Du Randt, Steve Smart

May – Recording Studios & Mastering Highlights

Studio & Recording Dean Lewis recording The Green Room podcast with Neil Griffiths Dean Lewis spent 2 days in Studio 1 and Studio 2 recording songs and music videos for an upcoming single release with Universal Music. Steve Barry’s jazz trio recorded a live album in Studio 1 with Owen Butcher engineering.RØDE Microphones ran a […]

June 12th 2019   

News, Shelley Bishop

Digital Disruption In The Recording Industry

What does the future record label look like? by Shelley Bishop I had the opportunity to discuss this topic on a panel at the Fast Forward music technology conference alongside members of the Australian industry and media. From the role of a studio manager, I am able to observe the content creation process from a […]

April 12th 2019