Posts Tagged ‘recording’

Doug Jumps Off The Fire Escape!

November 1st, 2011 by Douglas Romanow

I’ve finally jumped off the Fire Escape! Or more exactly, after fifteen years at my Toronto west-end studio, I’ve made a significant upgrade, moving my production home to the stunningly beautiful Noble Street Studios. Noble Street is a world-class recording and mix facility located at Queen and Dufferin, where I will continue to serve my clients with passion, vision and a dedication to the highest standards of sonic excellence.

A few of the reasons for this move include more analog options (2″ and 1/2″ tape machines, buckets of Neve pre-amps, classic compressors and EQs, a larger mic locker), a lower noise floor [you can watch the Air Show, and never hear it] and more space for my growing instrument collection. My mixing options have increased as well, with both Studio A and B available depending on delivery requirements for each project. There are comfortable lounges and parking supplied, as well as great hotels and restaurants within walking distance.

As many of you know, I love the sound of live bands, string ensembles and horn sections. Noble Street is wonderfully equipped to capture these acoustic instruments. Sweetening productions in this way has always been a passion of mine, and I’m thrilled to have direct access to facilities that capture these performances with style.

At Noble Street, I also have a dedicated production suite for writing, programming and admin, and preferred rates in all spaces for each level of project. So I hope you’ll come alongside and jump off the Fire Escape with me – come grab a coffee with me at Noble Street!

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The Death of the Music Business?

March 30th, 2011 by Douglas Romanow

Here’s a sobering article. One death can lead to new life, though, and the case of the music business, I believe our individual attitudes and enterprise can make all the difference. Here’s to new solutions!

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