Yes, Baseline Studios has closed. However, photographer Alexander Richter attended and documented the recording studio’s final event, a wake/viewing that took place on January 28th.
Additional pics after the break!
Producer Just Blaze Toasts the official end of Baseline studios. “We are free from the four wall ladies and gentlemen”
Just Blaze runs down some of the more notable moments in the history of Baseline Studios, including the making of iconic recordings such as Streets Is Watching and violent, blood-filled recording sessions. [via Nah Right]
Black Milk provides a update of expected projects for 2010 along with thoughts about his love of wah wah tubes and hatred of keyboard horns. Later on he also provides behind-the-scenes studio footage of recording live drums for “Album of the Year”.
Producer/artist Ryan Leslie narrates portions of his signature studio session videos featuring Swizz Beatz, Drake, and Pusha T.
Get ready for another case of studio Envy. RJD2 first shows of his skills in the kitchen, then reveals some of the jewels contained in his home studio. [via SG]
Producers 9th Wonder and DJ Khalil join forces in-studio for a quick product endorsement and track preview. [via FWDF]
Who knows when the traveling producer may need to perform some impromptu recording in an untreated environment. Instructables shows us how to create a portable vocal booth using cardboard boxes, isolation foam, staples, and bolts. Read the entire tutorial [via Make]
The August ’09 issue of Sound & Recording Magazine (Japan) featured the home studio of Los Angeles DJ/musician Dam-Funk. [ S&R via Stones Throw]
Watch RJ Rice Sr., founder of Barak Records, and Todd from Studio A transfer the J-Dilla’s 2 inch tape reels to Pro-Tools as they explain that much of the material was originally recorded in Dilla’s basement studio using an ADAT machine.