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Sound Palace Blog - Renowned Bassist Mick Mahan In Studio
Renowned Bassist Mick Mahan In Studio

Since 1994 Mick has been playing, touring and recording with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and appears on the her last six albums and numerous videos. Mick has also had the distinct experience of working in an arranger capacity with Prince on “Under the Cherry Moon” and Bobby Caldwell. His touring/recording credits include: founding member […]

Last updated October 30, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Recording the band “Broken Silence” at Studio B
Recording the band “Broken Silence” at Studio B

The band Broken Silence has begun work on a new album at Studio B. Click here to see a video of the band recording drums, bass and guitar (along with a scratch vocal track.) Engineering the project is Studio B manager Bill Davis, assisted by Pat Murphy and Trevor Howard.

Last updated November 3, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - On-Screen Credit for The Sound Palace
On-Screen Credit for The Sound Palace

Jamie Foxx’s latest feature film, “Project Power” was released on August 14, 2020. Automated Dialog  Replacement (ADR) for some of the scenes was recorded at The Sound Palace and was credited accordingly at the conclusion of the film.    

Last updated August 15, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Tom Selleck In Studio
Tom Selleck In Studio

With extreme safety and sanitation measures implemented in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Actor Tom Selleck is spending a few days this week in Studio “A”, recording the narration for an upcoming documentary entitled “Out Where The West Begins.” The series is being produced by MacGillivray Freeman Films and the Executive Producer is Tom Brainard. […]

Last updated August 15, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Recording a new EP for The Ramifications band at The Sound Palace’s Studio “B”
Recording a new EP for The Ramifications band at The Sound Palace’s Studio “B”

The Ramifications band is beginning work on a new EP and came into The Sound Palace’s Studio B to record all in the room while maintaining social distancing. In this Youtube link, we are recording the drums, bass and guitar for one of the songs. (The onsite RV provides temporary accommodations for out-of-town bands). All […]

Last updated July 19, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Covid Safeguards In Use
Covid Safeguards In Use

The Sound Palace has reopened in accordance with guidelines recently issued by Ventura County. In addition to routine cleaning with alcohol and disinfectants, studio equipment and furniture is also treated with prolonged exposure to Ultraviolet lighting which kills viruses such as Covid-19.

Last updated November 3, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Jamie Foxx Back In Studio
Jamie Foxx Back In Studio

With restrictions easing in our county, Jamie Foxx returned to our studio today. We recorded dialog replacement for an upcoming feature film produced for Netflix, followed by dialog recording for an upcoming animated feature produced by Pixar including a recording process coordinated with studio engineers at Skywalker Sound. A second engineer was required for this […]

Last updated May 30, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Actor Ving Rhames at The Sound Palace
Actor Ving Rhames at The Sound Palace

Actor Ving Rhames just finished recording a series of television commercials for Arby’s. Ving has been the voice of Arby’s for several years and brings a great deal of personality to his role as the Arby’s narrator. The advertisements were produced by the Fallon Group of Minneapolis who communicated with Ving through our studio headphones […]

Last updated April 1, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - NEW: THE NEVE 1073 MIC PRE/EQ
NEW: THE NEVE 1073 MIC PRE/EQ

THE WORLD’S MOST BELOVED MIC PRE     The Sound Palace recently added the Neve 1073 Mic Pre/EQ to its outboard gear. The Neve 1073 Mic preamp/EQ is justifiably legendary for its unique tonal quality and longevity in the marketplace. This famed mic pre has been used in more high-end studios and on more famous […]

Last updated August 15, 2020

Sound Palace Blog - Flute Orchestra Records at The Sound Palace
Flute Orchestra Records at The Sound Palace

In two consecutive recording sessions of 12 hours in duration, composer Chikako Iversen brought in members of her flute orchestra to record a classical piece commissioned by Roland Tso. Also included was a marimba and percussion player. Double contra bass flutes stand close to 7 feet tall. To achieve the required separation, the 7 1/2 […]

Last updated April 1, 2020