Greg Marra met up with an old friend Chris Compton and dropped by the tracking room at The Sound Palace to record drums for Greg’s next album. (click here for Greg’s website) Click on this link to download the pretty raw audio: Greg & Chris drum jam
Last updated July 3, 2013
The Sound Palace finally took delivery of its long-awaited set of Vintage 70s “Stop sign badge” Gretsch drums (sizes 12-13-16-22.) These beautiful walnut drums, built 40 years ago, will offer our customers “that great Gretsch sound.” The tone of these drums are unsurpassed for recording purposes and have been heard on countless albums over the […]
Last updated August 8, 2012
The Christmas album recorded last year at The Sound Palace was a huge success and now The Angel City Big Band is returning to the studio for a follow up album of new arrangements for release later this spring. Sessions may start as early as March 15th. Stay tuned.
Last updated March 9, 2012
RCA 44 ribbon microphones have remained an essential part of studio life well after RCA stopped manufacturing them in 1955. The sound and response of the 44 B/BX were unlike anything else available, and was cherished for its smoothness, forgiving nature and unique tonal balance. As collectors began to buy up the supply of RCA […]
Last updated February 18, 2012
Farmers Insurance Group distributes periodic training videos for its nationwide employment force. Through a contract with Mothership Creative Services, the voice-over work was recorded today at The Sound Palace. Billy Savage handled the recording and mixing for the project.
Last updated August 26, 2019
12 year old Andrew Muccitelli, has completed his run on the television show The X-Factor and has now been accepted into the Artist Development Program jointly run by The Sound Palace and Grammy-winning producer and songwriter Chuy Flores. A gifted performer with a large following already on YouTube and Facebook, Andrew can’t wait to bring […]
Last updated October 22, 2011
The past couple of weeks have seen multiple brass instruments (trumpets, trombones) in the tracking room. A microphone “shoot out” was done and the ribbon microphones were found to best capture the tone and character of the brass. In this case it was the Royer R-121 ribbon microphones coming out on top. We have also […]
Last updated October 20, 2011
Taylor Kastan, is a 15 year old singer-songwriter who recorded her first songs at The Sound Palace earlier this year. Since then, we have moved her into our Artist Development partnership with local producers and she has continued her artistic growth as we regularly meet to work on pre-production for her forthcoming debut album. Taylor […]
Last updated October 16, 2011