The Sound Palace began construction today on a second location, “Studio B”, which will provide a venue for live performances, rehearsals, and full recording services. The facility, located in Oxnard, CA  will be managed by Bill Davis and should be …

The Sound Palace Expanding to 4000 sq. ft Recording Facility

The Sound Palace recording studio is in talks to expand its recording facility to include a 4000 sq. ft recording facility in Oxnard, CA. The new facility, designated “Studio B” will be overseen by staff engineer Bill Davis and have …

C12 Microphone Tree

New Tube Microphone Added

Using a kit supplied by that microphone guru, Matt McGlynn, we recently built and road-tested a tube powered condenser microphone that uses the same capsule design of the famous C12 and Ela M251 microphones.

The hand-built C12 Tube Microphone


The Return of Analog Tape

Since it was opened in 2008, The Sound Palace has always offered the best in analog recording equipment. Now, to complete the journey, the studio offers artists the option of recording music on analog tape!

Why Tape?

Digital Audio Workstations …

Tracking Drums for the band Cherry Bomb

Just finished tracking drums for my friend and super-talented drummer John Perry. We completed 4 songs with Cherry Bomb band members Dave Sirott and Chuck Maiden. Our new favorite microphones are the Sennheiser e602ii for the kick drum and

Music Video Recorded at Studio

The band Plenty Heavy was in the studio on February 21, 2017 to record a video for their upcoming release. Pictured are band members Bjorn Englen (bass), Mike Hansen (drums) and Greg Marra (guitar.)


Radio Airplay for Sound Palace Records Artist

The Last Allyance were musical guests on the Tom & Sandy Radio Program (KVTA/1590 AM) this morning for about 45 minutes. They discussed how the band was formed, the writing of the songs, and the process of recording their new

New Album from The Last Allyance Now in Stores

7 months in production, the new album “Snake in the Grass” by The Last Allyance hits stores today. The album was recorded and produced by Pat Murphy under the Sound Palace Records label. The bluesy rock tracks are complimented by

Record Label Launched

After years of discussion with various artists and bands, and recognizing the need to develop and distribute the music created by local musicians, we have now launched the independent record label “Sound Palace Records“, which will work in …

Band from Germany in Studio

Live performance

Live performance

The German band WegoEGO (click here for more info)  was in California as part of their U.S. Tour and spent August 8-9, 2014 at The Sound Palace recording their next record. Producer Tony Lukyn brought the boys in …