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> Tangerine Mastering<BR><B>Owners:</b> Roger Johansen and Gene Holder<BR><B>Location:</b> New York City<BR><B>Date Open:</b> January 2008<BR><B>Designer:</b> John Storyk/Walters-Storyk Design Group<BR><B>Photo:</b> courtesy Tangerine Ma

Studio Name: Tangerine Mastering
Owners: Roger Johansen and Gene Holder
Location: New York City
Date Open: January 2008
Designer: John Storyk/Walters-Storyk Design Group
Photo: courtesy Tangerine Mastering

Equipment: Custom mastering console from Crookwood Audio, vintage EMI mastering chain (one of 14 originally used at Abbey Road), vintage Pultec EQP1a and MEQ5 and Cinema Engineering EQ, SPL PQ EQ with recall, Z-Systems digital EQ, Weiss EQ1 DYN, Waves L2 limiter, Universal Audio 1176 limiter, TC Electronic Finalizer 96k, Teletronix LA-2 leveler, Neve mastering compressor, SADiE 5 (PCM8M) DAW, Merging Technologies Pyramix 6 DAW with Mykerinos card, Sonic Solutions HD system, Digidesign Pro Tools HD2 in Mac dual-processor, BIAS Peak 6 with DDP export, Weiss AD2, Meitner DA8 and Apogee custom converters, Dunlevy SC4a, 5.1-channel Genelec 1031a, 770a LFE and KRK 4 monitoring.

Description: Tangerine Mastering was designed to offer an acoustically precise room with a creative, comfortable modern atmosphere. The owners bring together a mix of vintage and modern equipment in a convenient location, close to midtown Manhattan in an artist-run production arts building that houses soundstages, recording studios, post-production suites and record promotion companies.

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