News, Simon Cohen

Engineer Focus: Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen is widely known as one of Australia’s best vocal producers and mix engineers. Having vocal produced the vocals on Justin Bieber’s worldwide number 1 hit single “Love Yourself”, his credits contain an admirable list of amazing artists including Troye Sivan, Jessica Mauboy, Will.I.am, Guy Sebastian, Justice Crew, Set Mo, Paces, Jess Kent, JOY, Asta […]

October 18th 2017   

Leon Zervos, News, Owen Butcher, Simon Cohen, Steve Smart

2017 ARIA Award Nominations worked on by Studios 301

A big congratulations to all our wonderful clients whose work has been nominated for a 2017 ARIA Awards! We’re proud of our talented engineers; Leon Zervos, Steve Smart, Simon Cohen, Jack Prest, Dan Frizza and Owen Butcher, who have contributed to a number of this year’s nominated works. Projects our team have worked on include music […]

October 11th 2017   

News, Tim Carr

Mixing Engineer Focus: Tim Carr

Tim Carr is one of Australia’s most distinctive producers. Best known for his work with Matt Corby where he mixed and produced Into The Flame, his five times platinum EP which featured “Brother.” Carr’s wildly diverse CV spans the likes of Urthboy, The Herd, Ernest Ellis, Bag Raiders, Totally Unicorn, Mere Women, Hayden Calnin, Muscles, Twin […]

October 5th 2017   

Mastering, News, Steve Smart

Mastering Engineer Focus: Steve Smart

Steve Smart is one of Australia’s most respected mastering engineers; he is also one of the few engineers working today who can truly master the vinyl medium. Despite his rock star resume, Steve’s real passion lies in mastering records that help launch and define the careers of independent artists.This year Steve has kept busy working on […]

September 29th 2017   

Leon Zervos, Mastering, News

Mastering Engineer Focus: Leon Zervos

In a career spanning over three decades, Leon Zervos has mastered a swag of Grammy and Aria Award winning music with album sales totalling over 100 million. Moving to New York City in the early 90’s, Leon worked as a senior engineer at renowned mastering houses Sterling Sound and Masterdisk. In 2009 he relocated back […]

September 5th 2017   

News, Steve Smart

The Studios 301 Podcast – E03 A Steve Smart 2017

Steve: Since moving to Castlereagh Street there has been some great projects coming through. One recently was for Dean Lewis – tracks, he has got a couple of hits out on the radio, prior to that we had done a couple new singles for him. It’s been really good; he’s got a great voice. What […]

May 22nd 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   

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   

Jack Prest, Technical Insights

Five Ways To Get Weird-by Jack Prest

Blog by Jack Prest, Producer/ Engineer at Studios 301 If you’re working on electronic music production or online mixing, there will come a point in every track that you need to send things a little left of centre. Here’s some tips on how to get a little freak into your beats. 1. Crystallizer – Sound […]

December 19th 2016