New England

Mother Brother Studios

  • 383 Birmingham Street
  • Bridgeport CT 06606
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The Scoop

In-Studio & Location Recording Services

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: Phil Cohen, Kate Bass, Manbourine, Concordian Dawn, Graciela Arguedas, Sharon Malane, The Van Burens, Jeremy Bass, Dawn Mother, Emmett Knox, Alain Charise, Davis Baer, VOCES8, Myles de Bastion, Mother Brother, So Big, The Selkie, Yokel and the Heavyweight, St. Agnes Cathedral Choir.
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Matthew Vitti, engineer, composer, musician
Special Features: Mother Brother Studios’ Location Recording division, MB Sounds, offers the finest in on-site recording sessions for classical musicians looking to record an album, live performance or audition CD. Additionally, MB Sounds has exclusive access to one of the most acoustically captivating spaces in Connecticut. The sanctuary of the First Presbyterian Church in New Canaan, CT can accommodate small and large ensembles, live performances and extensive tracking sessions. We offer affordable audition packages that include: the space (if desired), recording, mixing, print to master CD, high quality WAVs, YouTube links (if needed), video (if needed) and a 48 hour turnaround. The off-site recording space features 50 foot cathedral ceilings, a 9 foot Steinway & Sons Concert Grand, a Steinway & Sons Baby Grand, a 2,861 pipe 1970 Aeolian-Skinner Organ with Goulding and Wood renovations, and a double keyboard harpsichord.

SPECS

Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Logic Pro 9, Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 8 Channel FireWire Audio Interface 8 stock preamps, 24bit/96kHz A/D Resolution, (via ADAT) Focusrite OctoPre Dynamic Mk II (16 I/O), BLA Micro Clock MKII, Pioneer RT- 707 1/4" tape, SuperCollider (audio synthesis programming language)
Live Room Dimensions: Medium: 351 – 750 sq ft,
Outboard Gear: Altec, Black Lion Audio, JoeMeek, Grace, Universal Audio, Ward Beck, Valley People, ART, DBX, Drawmer, FMR, EV Tapco, Neutrik
Microphones: Neumann, Shure, Sennheiser, MXL Joly Mods (Neumann Reference), Grampian, Studio Projects, AKG, CAD, Cascade, Rode, Telefunken, Copperphone, Electro Voice, Audio Technica, SE Electronics, various homemade microphones
Monitoring: JBL, Avantone, Mackie, Art
Software: Logic Pro 9, SuperCollider, Waves, Magnus, Sound Toys, Elysia, Mellowmuse, Focusrite
Instruments & Amps: Fender Deville 4x10, Motion Sound KP500 2-Channel Stereo Expansion, Elka X-55 Drawbar Organ, Pearl Export 5 piece, various floor toms, lap slides, melodicas, Roland MC-303