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MASSIVE STUDIO LIQUIDATION AUCTION!!!

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 21:05:45 +0000

After seven great years serving many of the finest musicians in the New York area, our studio Gold Coast Recorders has closed its doors in preparation for a new business venture (more to come on that later…).  Everything, and I mean EVERYTHING in the 2000 ft+ facility is being auctioned off on Saturday May 5 … Continue reading MASSIVE STUDIO LIQUIDATION AUCTION!!!



STREAMING NOW: Pres Sound Radio 4.11.18: 90s Indie Rock Vinyl w/ J Hammel and EKL

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:49:44 +0000

Jason Hammel (Vosotros, Mates Of State) and Emily K Larned (Muffinbones) join me in the studio for three hours of HVY 90S NOSTALGIA all broadcast from the original 45s and 33RPM LP records.  Check it out ::: This program has already aired, but u can Click here to stream the show until May 2018. Setlist: … Continue reading STREAMING NOW: Pres Sound Radio 4.11.18: 90s Indie Rock Vinyl w/ J Hammel and EKL



Preservation Sound Radio 031518 : LINK TO STREAM

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:36:55 +0000

Last night was the first P-S-R broadcast of ’18.  The show has been archived and you can stream it until April 15 2018 at this link.  Don’t snooze this is a good one – the first two hours are post punk /new wave and the last hr is moody 70s doper jams.  All from the … Continue reading Preservation Sound Radio 031518 : LINK TO STREAM



Excellent Larry Scully / Bert Whyte interview from AUDIO 1969

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:43:04 +0000

Download the complete 5-page Bert Whtye interview of Larry Scully from the 11.69 issue if AUDIO: DOWNLOAD: LarryScully_BertWhyte_Interview_AUDIO_1169 As longtime PS dot com readers know, we are based in Bridgeport CT,  former home of Scully.  Scully was America’s leading manufacturer of Lathes for cutting LP masters; only Neumann lathes offered any real competition in terms … Continue reading Excellent Larry Scully / Bert Whyte interview from AUDIO 1969



Studio Report (c. 1949) : WMGM NYC (later FINE SOUND INC) (UPDATED 1)

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:14:39 +0000

Download a 7pp article from AUDIO ENGINEERING magazine March 1949 on the subject of WMGM NYC.  Author is one M. E. Gunn. DOWNLOAD: Audio_Engineering-4903-WMGM_(later_Fine_Sound)-2018_scan Thanks to Tom Fine for the scan, and for this context: Here’s a look at WMGM, at 711 Fifth Avenue NYC (now the Coca-Cola building). My father’s first company was called … Continue reading Studio Report (c. 1949) : WMGM NYC (later FINE SOUND INC) (UPDATED 1)



Harrison Recording/ Mixing Consoles Circa 1980 : complete catalog scan

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:22:06 +0000

THIS IS AN OUTRAGE IM A HIGHER BEING if you get that reference we’re probably in the same karass and if you get that second reference as well one of us might be a clone Download the complete 21 page Harrison Systems, INC catalog of audio mixing desks circa 1980: DOWNLOAD: Harrison_Consoles_circa_1980 This document contains … Continue reading Harrison Recording/ Mixing Consoles Circa 1980 : complete catalog scan



ULA RUTH : THIS IS A DRUM : First Single From Forthcoming U/R Full-Length album

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 00:10:16 +0000

Very excited for the world to hear the new full-length from ULA RUTH.  Recorded and produced by your truly at our studio Gold Coast Recorders and mixed by Greg Giorgio at Tarquin Studios, the first single THIS IS A DRUM is available to hear now on the usual channels: Click here to listen on Soundcloud … Continue reading ULA RUTH : THIS IS A DRUM : First Single From Forthcoming U/R Full-Length album



Gold Coast Recorders Now Offering Old -School Analog Multitrack Recording

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 16:21:05 +0000

When M/T and I started recording music together in the mid 90s, we used a Tascam 1/2″ analog 8-track machine.  We still have that machine, although it was sidelined sometime in the very early 2000s when ProTools became affordable.  18 years and 1000000 unnecessary drum edits later we are 100% sure that the time is … Continue reading Gold Coast Recorders Now Offering Old -School Analog Multitrack Recording



MINDING THE GAP with score by Halpern & Ruggiero debuts, wins award at 2018 Sundance film festival

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:27:08 +0000

Nathan Halpern and I just recently completed the score to Bing Lui’s debut feature doc MINDING THE GAP, and the reception as Sundance 2018 has been phenomenal;  by the end of the festival the film was enjoying prominence as the best reviewed film of Sundance 2018. “Less than a week after its sold-out world premiere … Continue reading MINDING THE GAP with score by Halpern & Ruggiero debuts, wins award at 2018 Sundance film festival



I AM ANOTHER YOU with score by Halpern & Ruggiero debuts on PBS Television

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 14:19:32 +0000

Nanfu Wang’s award-winning 2017 film I AM ANOTHER YOU, with score by Nathan Halpern and myself,  debuted nationally on PBS earlier this week and is now available to stream at PBS.org through February 12.   Nanfu won massive accolades for her debut feature HOOLIGAN SPARROW (also scored by Halpern and myself) and this new work demonstrates … Continue reading I AM ANOTHER YOU with score by Halpern & Ruggiero debuts on PBS Television