A Closer Look at Closer Look Recording

Jan 26, 2004 12:00 PM, Editors

Polls


Mix Regional

The Mix Regional section for Mix's May 2014 issue focuses on Nashville. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.

Tyler Owen opened Closer Look Recording in Cleveland 15 years ago with the goal to make it a world-class recording facility that would attract nationally known artists. He also wanted to make the same facility available to local bands and musicians at reasonable rates. Now, after five years at the studio’s current location, Owen has taken the next step toward those goals by adding an SSL console that is—at 72 channels and 19 feet long—the largest of its kind in the Midwest.

Owen opened Closer Look's “B” room shortly after the “A” room was completed in the new location. He has a SSL console in one room and a Neve console in the other, reflecting the industry standard to record onto a Neve board and mix onto an SSL. In addition to recording and production, the studio also offers studio musicians the ability to master and duplicate CDs.

Owen wants to help the rich pool of musical talent in Cleveland compete on a national level, and so keeps his rate as low as possible. He's worked with such acts as The O-Jay’s, Eightball, Pully, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and the James Gang, which has helped Owen attract local standouts such as Michael Stanley, Tony Lang, Joe Rohan, Robin Stone, Will Bowen, Alexis Antes and several Christian artists who are now charting on national radio.

For more information, please visit call 216/361-3011. For more information on the SSL board, visit www.solid-state-logic.com.






Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95

Newsletters

MixLine

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.