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 residency at 301 including A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Giggs and Rico Nasty engineered by Tom Garnett with Jess Des, not to mention The Black Eyed Peas who were locked out in Studio 2 for a week working on new material engineered by Simon Cohen.

Our favourite homegrown hero Delta Goodrem was in Studio 1 for a choir and piano recording, Genesis Owusu locked out Studio 3 working on a new album with Simon Cohen, Slowly Building Weapons were locked out in Studio 1 with Tim Carr engineering, Paris Jefferies laid down drum tracks in Studio 2 for The Avalanches which was engineered by Tom Garnett, and Vera Blue was recording in Studio 1 for the ICC T20 World Cup Opening Celebration, which will be a live performance at Sydney Olympic Park later this month. 

January was the month of stellar albums at Studios 301 with Sensory Concerts recording in Studio 1, Scots College laying down a release with 60 piece orchestra and jazz ensemble,  Sarah Thompson recorded a new chamber ensemble album, MONET recorded his EP and Chris Cody recorded his jazz octet album.  

Further sessions included Carmen Reece and Samantha Jade, Boomchild, Touch Sensitive, Conrad Sewell, Emma Pask, Cone Of Confusion, The Kid Laroi, Electric Fields, L-FRESH The LION, “Remote Music”, The Voice TV Show, Whipped Cream, Tkay Maizda, HARTLEY and many more. 


  • International mixing legend Chris Lord-Alge held a full day Mixing Masterclass from Studio 1 to a sold out audience. 
  • In December, Simon Cohen also held a 3 day Vocal Production and Mixing Masterclass which was a great success.


Zela Margossian Quintet
  • Women’s international Jazz festival in Studio 1
  • U2 Conference – Australia Edition 2019 in Studio 1 (Flickr album)


Leon Zervos mastered new music for Mongtaine, Billy Porter (USA), Peking Duk, Birds Of Tokyo, Illy,Delta Goodrem, The Jungle Giants,Diana Rouvas, Andy Bull, Essie Holt, Stan Walker (NZ), sleepmakeswaves, Human Nature,Sahara Beck, Dawn Avenue (Mexico), Jordan Astra and Ivey.

Steve Smart mastered releases for Mia Rodriguez, Rob Hirst & Jay O’Shea, God Bess (Indonesia), Deaf Preachers (France), The Bamboos, Approachable Members of Your Local CommunityThe Buoys, Leanne Tennant, WHARVES, and Radio Molotov (Nigeria).

Ben Feggans has been mastering projects for Nick Cunningham, Green Buzzard, biblemami, Eves Karydas, The Two Romans, Venice Queens, and Johniepee.

Andrew Edgson has mastered tracks for Catcall, Merpire, DJ Koze (Germany), The Lulu Raes and Dom Youdan.

Harvey O’Sullivan has worked on releases for The Tin Knees, RISSA and Norse.

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