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Hello TRC Family! We've got some bittersweet news to share. Studio A will close permanently at the end of November 2018.

But fret not! It's just the first step in an exciting journey to expand our space and programs over the next 2 years.

 Let's send Studio A off in style! We hope you’ll join us for the  goodbye bash  on Friday, November 30th. Come party and learn more about TRC’s plans for the future in person!

Let's send Studio A off in style! We hope you’ll join us for the goodbye bash on Friday, November 30th. Come party and learn more about TRC’s plans for the future in person!

 Do you have a TRC story to share? A memory? A rant?! Help us create a  Studio A yearbook ! We'd LOVE to read your stories, see your photos & videos, and hear your music to commemorate this milestone.

Do you have a TRC story to share? A memory? A rant?! Help us create a Studio A yearbook! We'd LOVE to read your stories, see your photos & videos, and hear your music to commemorate this milestone.

Questions about studio availability?

  1. Check booking.therecordco.org for an up-to-the-minute calendar of availability.

  2. Hit up our friendly booking team using our website chat (yellow icon on the bottom right) or by emailing booking@therecordco.org.

It won't be easy to say goodbye to our first-born; Studio A contributed to countless projects and memories, but we know you'll be THRILLED with what we have in store for the Boston music community.

 

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rates

Rates for students and independents:

  • *$100 per 4-hour block*

  • Unlock bonus hours when you select consecutive 4-hour blocks.

  • Rates do not include a recording engineer. You must bring your own engineer, or get a recommendation from us. Contact booking@therecordco.org for info about new engineer orientations and engineer recommendations.

  • TRC Assistants are available at $12/hour for whole or partial sessions (4-hour minimum).

  • Multi-day sessions are welcome to leave the room set up overnight, but clients must pay for hourly extensions if they'd like to work past midnight.

  • Hourly extensions are available at the discretion of TRC staff for an additional $25/hour.

Institutions, Corporations, Record Labels:

  • $200 per 4-hour block without an assistant engineer

  • $275 per 4-hour block with an assistant engineer

  • TRC can subcontract a recording engineer at the request of the institution

  • For extended institutional lockout rates contact booking@therecordco.org

Gear

Plugins:

  • Autotune 8

  • Avid Reverb One

  • Elysia Alpha Compressor

  • Elysia mpressor

  • Izotope Nectar

  • Izotope Ozone 5 Advanced

  • Izotope RX 2

  • Izotope Stutter Edit

  • JOEMEEK Meequalizer

  • JOEMEEK SC2

  • Kush Audio Clariphonic

  • Kush Audio UBK-1

  • MDW DRC1

  • Melodyne Essential

  • Native Instruments Komplete 7

  • Nugen ISL

  • Nugen MasterCheck

  • Nugen Monofilter 4

  • Nugen SEQ-S

  • Nugen Stereoizer 3

  • Nugen Stereophaser 3

  • Nugen Visualizer

  • Slate FG-X

  • Slate SSD4

  • Slate Trigger 2

  • Slate VBC

  • Slate VCC

  • Slate VTM

  • Sonnox Oxford Dynamics

  • Sonnox Oxford Inflator

  • Sonnox Oxford Limiter

  • Sonnox Oxford R3 EQ

  • Sonnox Oxford Reverb

  • Sonnox Oxford SuprEsser

  • Sonnox Oxford Transmod

  • Soundtoys Devil Loc Deluxe

  • Soundtoys Microshift

  • Soundtoys Native Effects v4

  • Soundtoys Radiator

  • SSL Duende Native Complete Bundle

  • Tel Ray Delay

Etc:

  • Boston GP156 Baby Grand Piano

  • Drum Hardware (3 cymbal stands, 1 hi-hat stand, 1 throne, 1 kick pedal)

  • 10 Folding Chairs

  • Gretsch Renown Maple 10" x 8", 12" x 9", 14" x 12" toms

  • Gretsch Renown Maple 14" x 5" snare

  • Gretsch Renown Maple 20" x 16" Kick

  • Hammond M3

  • 9 Music Stands

  • Shine Custom Drums 12" x 9", 14" x 14", 16" x 16" toms

  • Shine Custom Drums 14" x 6" snare

  • Shine Custom Drums 22" x 18" kick

  • Yamaha Birch Absolute Toms: 10”x7”, 12”x8”, 14”x11”, 16”x 13”

  • Yamaha Drum Hardware and Throne

IO:

  • Pro Tools 12 HDX System

  • 2 Avid HD I/Os with 32 analog I/O

  • Avid Artist Mix

  • Avid Sync HD

  • Sound Workshop Series 34 - 24 channel, 24 bus

  • Sony/MCI JH-24 - 2" x 16 Track

Monitoring:

  • Dynaudio BM5a MKII

  • Yamaha NS-10

  • Realistic Minimus 7

  • 6 Elite Core Audio PM-16 Personal Cue Systems

  • 6 ATH-M40fs

Microphones:

  • 2x AKG 414eb

  • AKG D112

  • AT 2050

  • AT 4040

  • 2x AT 4047

  • AT 4049b Omni

  • 2x AT 4050

  • AT 4053b Hypercardioid

  • 2x AT 4081

  • ATM 650

  • AT AE2500

  • 2x ATM 450

  • 1x ATM 510

  • 2x AT4049B

  • Audix D6

  • 2x EV 635a

  • 2x EV RE-20

  • Groove Tubes GT 55

  • M-Audio Luna II

  • Mojave MA-201fet

  • 2x Radial ProDI

  • Radial ProD2 Stereo DI

  • 4x Rode NT-5

  • 3x Sennheiser 421

  • Sennheiser e901

  • Shure Beta52

  • 7x Shure SM57

  • Shure SM58

  • Shure SM7B

  • Studio Projects C1

Amps:

  • Fender Deluxe Reverb

  • Vox 2x12 Cabinet

  • Vox AC-30 Head

  • Marshall MG-412CF Cab

  • Fender Champion 30

  • Fender Rumble 25

  • Peavey 4x12 Bass Cab

  • Peavey Bandit 112

  • Peavey TKO

  • Quantum B-10 Terminator

Outboard Gear:

  • 2x DBX 160xt

  • 2x Empirical Labs Distressor

  • GML 8200 Dual Channel Parametric EQ

  • 2x Lexicon PCM 42 Digital Delay

  • Lexicon PCM 60 Digital Reverb

  • Manley ELOP

  • UREI 1176 LN

  • UREI LA4

Pre-Amps:

  • 2x Calrec PQ15

  • 2x UA 2-610

  • 1x Focusrite ISA-2 (2 channels)

  • 8x Grace m801

  • 24x Soundworkshop Series 34

 

 

 

Etc:

  • Accordion

  • Aphex Exciter Pedal

  • Aphex Optical Compressor Pedal

  • 20 Audio Technica Headphones M50, M40, M30, M20s

  • M-Audio Axiom 61

  • Roland SH-1000

  • Roland XP-30

Floating Gear

Monitoring:

  • Aphex HeadPod

  • 5x ATH-M40fs

  • 4x Presonus HP 4s

Microphones:

  • AT 2021

  • 2 AT AE3000s

  • 2 Audix D2s

  • Audix D4

  • Audix D6

  • Audix i5

  • 2 DIY Recording Ferrite Passive DIs

  • Earthworks Kick Pad

  • 2 EV 635as

  • M-Audio Aries handheld condenser

  • M-Audio Pulsar II - matched pair

  • MXL 991

  • 4 Samson S-Direct DIs

  • sE Electronics 2200a II C