Qui, c'est Pacifique!
is home for many well-known artists/musicians, producers and mixers.
Most recently Shakira was in the house to put finishing touches
on her upcoming album -- Oral Fixation 2 will be re-released on
March 28 - Hips Don't Lie (featuring Wyclef Jean) was mixerd by
Serge Tsai at pacifique. His royal highness, The Prince was at the
studio for his new album with mixer Ian Boxille. Beyonce came to
the studio to get a regatone mix of "check up on it" with
Dexter Simmons. This track is for Destinys Child and Bama Boys release
on multi-platinum-selling pop/urban diva's label, Music World.
The middle eastern
Pop Sensation, Tarkan was also recently at Pacifique Mixing his
English album with Dexter Simmons.
in 1984 by Joe, Ken and Vic Deranteriasian, Pacifique is a two-room
facility in the heart of NoHo district in North Hollywood, California
boasting clients the likes of: Christina Aguilera, Destinys Child,
Beyonce, Prince, Tom Jones, Spice Girls, 98 Degrees, Whitney Houston,
Britney Spears and Lit.
Mais Qui! Pacifique
is the studio of choice for many name artists, producers and mixers
with number-one hits and 100's of gold and platinum albums - all
recorded and/or mixed in its two studios dubbed East and West.
A full service
recording facility, the Deranteriasian Bros offer the utmost in
modern world class recording technology - in fact the only two 96-channel
SSL XL 9000 K series consoles you can find under one roof in the
gear includes the mixers' standards plus Avalon and API 550A EQ's
and compressors, Neve 1073 mic Pre's, GML, Manley and Eventide,
to highlight a few items.
mic locker stashes engineer favorites: Sennheiser 441, 421; AKG
C12VR and 414, Scheops , EV and Neumann M149, TLM170 pair of U87's
and KM84's to name a few.
No studio would
be complete without DigiDesign's ProTools 5.1 Mix Plus system, and
ProTools HD fully loaded. Both studios offer ProTools.
"with two brand new consoles, there's hardly down time at Pacifique,
but we keep a professional staff to help with technical support,"
room (25'X25') offers a Yamaha C7D Piano.
the studio hosted Prince who self-produced music for his upcoming
release as well as music for the tour. Stew Young engineered the
sessions. Prince to offer CD at concert.
Prince fans who buy tickets to upcoming concerts on his 38-city
tour will get to take home his new CD, Musicology. The singer, who
will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 15th,
begins his first arena tour in six years on March 29.
L-R: Joe Deranteriasian
with Dexter Simmons who mixed
Beyonce at Pacifique West.
Ron Fair proudced Christina Aguilera's Genie in the Bottle with
Dave Way mixing in Pacifique Studio West.
"Say My Name" from the Writing's On The Wall (Top 10 hits
on the Billboard R&B singles and earned Destiny's Child the
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group presented on March
1, 2001) and Brandy's album The Boy is Mine were both recorded and
mixed at Pacifique.
at Pacifique, soundtrack to Men In Black I and II with Will Smith
and engineered by Rob Chiarelli. Other notable producers who have
worked at Pacifique include: Stephen Stewart Short, Guy Roche, Dexter
Simmons and Rodney Jerkins, to name a few.
is connected to a private living room with bathroom, telephone and
flat screen TV/Video/Internet, a mini kitchen -for the do-it-yourself
cooks- and an entertainment room. "However, most recording
crews prefer to concentrate on recording and ask us to take care
of the catering, which the staff is happy to do," says Joe.
is embraced by top notch clients mostly because of our knowledgable
and helpful staff. We pay attention to detail and have a musician-friendly
vibe," adds Joe with a big smile.
For more info
or bookings contact:
North Hollywood, CA