Life Studios GGD
Italian recording artist Gigi D’Alessio has commissioned FM Design Ltd to create a unique private recording retreat on the property of his villa in Rome Italy. Life Studio was completed in September 2008. The studio is a world class facility that will accommodate everything Gigi needs for his record productions from full band, strings and vocals to mixing on the new SSL Duality console. Working closely with engineer Roberto Rosu, FM Design has specified a custom Griffin Audio 5.2 monitor systems including G1 mains, dual LFE18 subwoofers and G2B center and surround channels.
2 Hard Records
2 Hard Records owner Jeremy Harding commissioned FM Design Ltd to create his new private studios adjacent to his custom home in Kingston Jamaica. Mr. Harding produces and manages multi-platinum recording artist Sean Paul. He also works with a number of other local writers and producers in the vibrant Jamaican music industry. The 2008 TEC Award nominated studio includes a Griffin Audio G1.5 main monitor system, Pro Tools HD and D Command control surface. 2 Hard Studios has set a new standard for acoustic performance, noise floor and main monitor accuracy in Jamaica.
Harry Connick Jr. contacted FM Design to handle the refurbishing of one of the auxiliary buildings on his property in CT. The 530 square foot barn was converted into a comfortable home recording and mixing environment for Mr. Connick’s work on albums, soundtracks and other music/film projects. Griffin G2A monitors compliment a smaller 5.1 setup with extensive ProTools and GigaStudio rigs. System consultation was provided by Scott Riesett and Nick Vidar.
Arthur Baker Loft
Producer remix-specialist Arthur Baker commissioned architects Abelow Sherman to design his new loft apartment. FM Design was contacted to handle all acoustic design for the main mixing control room and other acoustically sensitive spaces. The project won a 1994 AIA New Jersey design award.
Randy Ezratty Home Mixing Suite is located in a secluded brownstone in New York City’s Chelsea district, the Francis Manzella-designed Randy Ezratty Home Mixing Suite is a private work environment that opened in August of 2003. Engineers Kevin Killen and John Harris have been in working with a list of loyal clientele spanning various genres. Featuring Pro Tools|HD with Pro Control, ADAM S2A monitors and ADAM 1 subwoofers, the studio is equipped for 5.1 SACD production. The front wall features heavy bass traps and RPG Abfussors for early reflection control.