The Sweet Sounds of Cookie Jar
Producer Brian Malouf at Cookie Jar Recording
Unique to Cookie Jar Recording is its secluded and enchanting environment
surrounding the artist recording space and experience. "We
like to cater to both professional and personal wish list which
may include renting your favorite instrument, providing reliable
childcare, delivering your gourmet coffee or tea, and always, an
unlimited supply of your favorite cookies," says manager Cindy
Malouf who offers a checklist of preferences for her first-time
is located in the heart of Studio City and is surrounded by two
acres of serene and lushly landscaped gardens. The versatile digi-design
Icon console takes center stage in the nicely-proportioned and well-tuned
control room which has been home to gifted engineers for over a
comfortable live room offers a Yamaha C5 grand piano (w/Disklavier)
and doubles up as lounge with a flat screen TV and cozy fireplace.
Additional musical instruments include: Fender P Bass, Fender Mustang
Bass, Rickenbacker C325 64 short scale electric guitar and Gretsch
"Tenessean" electric Guitar and Martin D-28 acoustic guitar.
The mic locker sports the standard favorites on any top engineer's
list: Telefunken Elam 251, Neumann U87 and KM84s, AKG C414 and 451's,
Studio Speakers are: YAMAHA NS-10, JBL LSR 25'S (W/subwoofer), B&W
802'S, ADAM S-10 Subwoofer.
and mixer/engineer, Brian Malouf (Everclear, Big City Rock, David
Usher) has been supporting artists as A&R for RCA, Columbia,
Disney and Bandha, his previous boutique label.
Not a newcomer
to making records, Brian is now able to offer his studio to artists
who enjoy choice gear and service all under one roof. The plethora
of artists who have left their mark on Cookie Jar include: All
American Rejects, David Usher, Dave Mathews Band, Gomez, Angelique
Kidjo/Peter Gabriel, Pussycat Dolls, Saving Jane, Switchfoot, Tarproot,
Ziggy Marley, to name a few
collected some pretty special pieces of outboard equipment and plug-ins
like 'waves mercury and eventide anthology bundles and summit tube
equalizers over the years which has helped me produce a nice body
of work," says Brian whose album credits total 53 Gold, Platinum
and multi-platinum albums with millions of dollars in sales.
"I tried to create an environment at Cookie Jar that resembled
my experiences at the world class studios I've been priviledged
to work in...within a home studio economy, of course," says
"We're all about the music and vibe," says Cindy.
Contact Cindy Malouf for Bookings
Studio fn: (818) 761-2635