Class of 2008 Runner-Ups

Class of 2008 Runner-Ups

Check out more new professional audio studios that could not be featured in the Class of 2008 Mix June 2008 cover story.

<B>Studio Name:</b> Sweetwater Productions<BR><B>Owner:</b> Sweetwater<BR><B>Location:</b> Fort Wayne, Ind.<BR><B>Date Open:</b> January 15, 2008<BR><B>Designer:</b> Russ Berger/Russ Berger Design Group<BR><B>Photo:</b> Alex Davis and Tony Headrick<P><B>E

Studio Name: Sweetwater Productions
Owner: Sweetwater
Location: Fort Wayne, Ind.
Date Open: January 15, 2008
Designer: Russ Berger/Russ Berger Design Group
Photo: Alex Davis and Tony Headrick

Equipment: Digidesign ICON System (32-channel D-Control, Pro Tools HD Accel); ADAM monitors; Apogee converters and Big Ben master clock; Otari MX-80 24-track; mics by Neumann, Royer, Soundelux, B&K, AKG, Beyerdynamic, Sony, Audio-Technica, Shure, Rode, Blue, Sennheiser, Earthworks, more; preamps by Focusrite, Digidesign, Drawmer, Avalon and PreSonus; and processing and plug-ins by Waves, Sonnox, McDSP, Digidesign, Drawmer, Audio Ease, more.

Description: This studio is situated in the corporate headquarters of music and pro audio retailer Sweetwater. Russ Berger Design Group designed a 250-seat Performance Theatre and three recording studios that allow the company to showcase equipment for its customers, test and evaluate gear in-house, and provide training spaces for the sales engineers. Studio A’s spacious live room can support full bands and ensembles, and includes two iso booths. Studios B and C have control rooms with booths for recording voice or solo instruments, and feature Pro Tools systems. All of the recording spaces are networked for both video and audio, and are interconnected with the Performance Theatre, a 320-seat conference room and an outdoor amphitheater.

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