recording in the Big Apple have a slice of Pie Studios.
Cyndi Lauper, Perry A. Margouleff, George Fullan, William Wittman.
"...is about the music. . . and the people making it,"
says owner Perry A. Margouleff. Only
45 minutes from Manhattan by car or train, Pie Studios is located
on the beautiful North Shore of Long Island, nicknamed the Gold
Coast in the early 1920s.
Easily accessible from Manhattan, Pie Studios provides producers
and musicians privacy and
distraction-free recording experience.
PIE engineer Dylan Ely, Brian Malouf and bandmembers Ido Zmishlany
(sitting), Matt Reich and Neal Saini
in 1993, the single-room
facility offers clients an intimate recording environment while
maintaining a world-class level of technical excellence. Recognized
for its collection of vintage equipment Pie proudly features the
only fully-discrete Neve 8078 on the East Coast.
labels have the advantage of hosting their acts in the New York
area at a fraction of the cost!
offers an extensive array of classic outboard gear, amplifiers and
instruments. Alongside the classic gear and Studer machines, you'll
find ProTools Mix Plus with 4
Apogee AD8000 convertors plus hot-swapable Glyph hard drives.
control room (26 x 20) offers clients an extremely comfortable
working environment. "Acoustically tuned by George Augspurger,
it provides an
optimum level of acoustic accuracy," says Margouleff.
is Augspurger Custom with Yamaha NS 10Ms, JBL LSR 28Ps and Genelec
time I walked into Pie Studios I noticed the casual and relaxed
environment that's just right for getting inspired performances
from an artist. With tons of old outboard gear, microphones and
Massenberg automation on a classic Neve console;
there's a perfect balance between warm vintage sound and high-tech
convenience. Most importantly, the sound that comes out of this
place is as good as it gets," says Jimmy Bralower (Producer/writer/musician:
Cyndi Lauper, Celine Dion, Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, Carly Simon,
Hall & Oates and Diana King).
just blocks away from the studio
The live room
at Pie (35 x 28) offers an 18 foot ceiling height plus two adjacent
isolation booths, one downstairs (7.5 x 7.75) and one upstairs
overlooking the live room (13x 10). The main
room is exceptionally well-balanced, relatively live yet controlled.
It is an excellent environment for cutting drums, strings, guitars
-- you name it.
studio offers a nice choice of musical instruments such as:1931
Steinway Model B Grand Piano; Hammond B-3 with Leslie; One of the
top collections of vintage Marshall, Vox and Hiwatt, Ampeg as well
as pre-CBS Fender amps in the world. A Ludwig
Drum Kit (Ringo model in Blue Oyster Pearl with DW hardware) is
Pie Mic cabinet
includes: AKG C-12; C-24; 414's; Neumann FET 47, KM-56 tube, KM-84i's,
U-47 tubes. Outboard gear highlights: RCA BA6A, LA2A and LA3A; AMS
RMX & DMX; EMT 140 Stereo Tube Plates & 250 Reverb; Eventide
H 3000SEs; Neve Stereo 33609 and 2254eCompressors, Pultec, API (550a,
560 ) and GML EQ's.
For a more complete selection of gear visit the Pie Studios website.
David Theoner, Brendan Brown, Perry A. Margouleff, George Fullan
producers who have recorded at Pie include: Jackson Browne; Cheap
Trick; The Chieftains; Cyndi Lauper;Brian May;Joe Perry (Aerosmith);
Rolling Stones; Soundgarden Producers: Mike Chapman; Rick Chertoff;
Russ Kunkle; Eddie Kramer; Bob Margouleff; Russ Titleman; Steve
Albini, David Thoener and William Wittman.
looking for, from the inexpensive to the extravagant, you'll find
it in Glen Cove or the neighboring village of Sea Cliff. The friendly
studio staff can provide a listing of hotels in the area to accommodate
any budget, and the numerous restaurants will appeal to any appetite
Nicole M. Lawrence,
67B Glen Cove
Glen Cove NY 11542
Studios Web Site