Atlantis rising in the heart of Hollywood and offering
state-of-the-art recording services now with a new SSL
latest expansion of the Studio Atlantis recording studio
facility, winner of an AIA/LA Honor Award for Interior
Architecture in the year 2000, includes an adjacent
client lounge and a Protools production suite with support
Atlantis A with a SSL 9000J
consoleUndulating translucent Lumasite panels had been
used earlier to wrap the studio volumes and to express
the ephemeral nature of sound, visualizing the sonic
forces shaped inside the recording spaces. The concept
and the materials are continued in the expanded space,
where the large warped plane of the main wall gradually
turns into a ceiling. The light-filled, hovering presence
of the floating element informs the entire space, playfully
transforming and shaping it in the process. Daylight
is brought in through skylights above the ceiling cloud
while artificial lighting provides a consistent glow
Atlantis owner Jonathan Newkirk's vision was to open
the kind of facility he would want to work in as a musician.
Working closely with the design team at studio
bau:ton (2000 winner AIA/LA honor award), Newkirk's
dream is realized. Welcome to a recording environment
that's fun, inspiring, and hassle-free.
latest offering is the installation of a new SSL 9080
J in studio A, which came on line June 18th, 2001.
for construction of a new tracking room to replace existing
studio B, which currently houses a Trident 80-B are
and Recent clients include:
Def Jam Records: Christina Milian
Interscope/Beat Club: Bubba Sparx
Dreamworks: John B., Ray-J,
Klockwork Entertainment: Johnny "J"
Walt Disney Records: Haunted Mansion Soundtrack; Hollywood
Island / Def Jam: Benny Cassette
Sony Music: Nona Gay, Hole, Ice Cube, Slash, Andy Johns,
Cold, Deviates, Dust Brothers, Ross Robinson, and various
projects for Delicious Vinyl, Dreamworks, Disney, Epitaph,
HBO, Interscope, Sony, and Warner Reprise .
The engineering staff at Studio Atlantis comes from
a diverse background including all aspects of music,
TV, & film production. Here you are sure to find
someone who speaks your language. Additionally, the
Tech Support is second to none, insuring a smooth running
client's comfort and convenience, the studio offers
well appointed private lounges, kitchens and baths,
modem lines throughout the facility, 24 hour secured
valet parking, 24 hour a day runner service, Pre-production
spaces, and a professional, courteous staff.
expense has been spared in the acquisition of world-class
equipment or creature comforts, insuring a creative,
City of Atlantis theme is evident in unique ways throughout
the facility, including curved walls scaled like a giant
sea creature, subdued and natural lighting, hues of
blue, green, and gold, and furnishings with a dream-like
quality. The overall experience is unforgettable.
Contact: Jon Newkirk, Studio Manager/Owner
1140 North Western Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90029