rehearsal hall for performing artists  314.773.3660 info@utopiastl.com      

pa-equipped studios with low hourly and monthly rates * private studios with 24/7 access

designed for musicians, dancers, photographers, videographers, theatre groups and artists.

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RATES

$50/hour recording, mixing, and mastering.

Studio 0 is also available for rehearsals.

PA: Seismic Audio LE-2000 power amp, Yamaha MG102 mixer, 15" Peavey full range speakers with horns. Vintage electric organ included in room at no extra charge.
$17/hour rehearsal sessions 6pm-2am, or $25 per hour daytimes before 6pm.

BOOKINGS:  Call 314.773.3660 or email info@utopiastl.com to book a session. Please book at least 24hrs in advance.

POLICIES:  50% of session fee due in advance at time of booking, with remainder payable prior to release of data. Cash and all credit cards accepted. Sessions can be rescheduled with 24 hours advance notice. No refunds.

All other policies of the facility apply: please do not bring children (recording/rehearsing minors with parent ok), pets, drugs or weapons. We have a full bar with great prices onsite. No outside alcohol allowed. Cheers!

RECORDING HOURS: Noon-7pm, Mon-Sat, by appointment. Additional hours on request.

AUDIO SAMPLES of Tazu's work: https://soundcloud.com/tazu-marshall

STUDIO 0

Studio 0 is Utopia Studios' recording and mixing suite. This 650 sq ft space features a comfortable live room with isolation booth and well-equipped control room. The live room is 26'x18' with 14' ceiling, hardwood floor, and adjustable acoustics.

The control room (18'x10'x14') is equipped with the latest Pro Tools version and plug-ins, Sonar, and an array of instruments, amps and mics available to make your next album shine.

Our engineer Tazu is dedicated to capturing your desired sound beyond expectation. He has been recording and playing in live bands for over a decade, and welcomes all genres of music.

The atmosphere here is productive and laid-back. Load-in is ground level with plenty of offstreet parking. During evening session breaks, unwind in our lounge with full bar, snacks, wifi, and games--all adjacent to the recording studio.

 

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GEAR

DAW -- Pro Tools 11, Sonar X1. Interface: MOTU 896mk3 hybrid expanded with two MOTU 8-PRE's to 24 inputs of 24bit 48khz simultaneously.

Tascam 1/4" reel-to-reel recording available on request.

Misc vintage/diy preamps.

AMPS-- Samson s2 X2, Shure BG6.1 X2 Crate Cm330L X1MONITORS Yamaha HS80M's

MICS-- Audio Technica AT2020 X2,
Audio Technica AT2050 X1,
Oktava MC 012-01  X2,
MXL V67 Mogami X1,
Shure SM 57 X2,
Shure SM 58 X1,
Shure Beta 65 X1,
Sennheiser e604 X3,
Sennheiser e906 X1,
AKG D112 X2,
Audix i5 X1,
Home made sub-kick X1

Drums and Amps pictured may be available for an additional fee.

 

 

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