Marvin’s Room Recording Studio Gallery

Officially filed under recording studios to drool over. Marvin’s Room, formerly known as Marvin Gaye Studios, is where many of the artist’s greatest hits were recorded. The restored studio includes recording facilities, living quarters, and even a basketball court. Check out the equipment list and photo gallery, then go get motivated!

A-Trak Brooklyn Recording Studio Tour

DJ A-Trak takes viewers inside of his relatively minimalist Brooklyn recording studio. A-Trak shows of his computer-based setup that uses Apple Logic as its core. Production Toolkit: MIDI Keyboard Harmonica Moogerfooger Drumcomputer MFB-503 Apogee Duet Logic 9.0 Pioneer DJM 800 Serato Scratch Live A couple of hundred records [Respect to Tha S Ence!]

Fredwreck Reveals Vintage Synth & Guitar Collection

Another clip from the West Coast Theory documentary, producer Fredwreck shows off his personal recording studio and collection of vintage synthesizers, guitars, and other music making tools. Anything that makes a sound, I can put a beat to it. Notable Studio Items: Rhodes piano ARP String Machine E-mu SP-1200 Sony C-800G Microphone Oberheim OB-8 Akai MPC3000 … Read more

DJ Toomp Studio Talk: Hardware vs Software

BLVDST interviews DJ Toomp to add his thoughts to the never ending hardware/software debate.  Toomp explains his personal preferences for a number of studio items used most frequently and offers insight into his ideal sound. I still just like to blend the two of them together. It’s hard and software together.  Software got its own … Read more