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   

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   

Antonia Gauci, News

Women In Electronic Music Masterclasses

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 […]

August 17th 2016   

Harvey O'Sullivan, Technical Insights

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 […]

August 16th 2016   

Antonia Gauci

Antonia Gauci – Producer on the rise

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 […]

August 9th 2016   

Antonia Gauci, Uncategorised

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, […]

July 8th 2016   

Jack Prest, Technical Insights

5 EQ Plugins To Use On Every Mix   

by 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 […]

July 6th 2016