Buzz In The Heart of San Francisco
Trilogy is celebrating
its second anniversary this year and already their impressive artist
credits is growing:
Lady Gaga, will.i.am, R. Kelly, George Winston, Kronos Quartet,
Sony Playstation (3 games), HBO films upcoming feature with Nicole
Kidman and Clive Owen called Hemmingway & Gellhorn, and countless
Located in the
heart of San Francisco's hip SOMA district, Studio Trilogy offers
engineers, producers and artists one of the worlds finest
recording environments designed by John Storyk. The facility houses
three state-of-the-art control rooms, four integrated isolation
booths, a versatile large tracking rooms, and an experienced staff.
Reich's WTC 9/11 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist
attacks on the World Trade Center, which is the subject of Reich's
piece. Commissioned for and recorded by Kronos
Quartet at Studio Trilogy, WTC 9/11 is scored for three string
quartets and pre-recorded voices. Listen
to the sounds in an NPR interview with Steve Reich here
in studio B
the tracking room, studio B, was upgraded with one of its two ICON
rooms to a 32-channel API 3208. Studio A is a desirable mix room
with an 80-channel SSL 9000K mix console with Ultimation, stacked
an enviable collection of analog gear like Pultec EQ's, Neve compressors,
and an EMT 140 plate. Studio D Control room is attracting a lot
of in-the-box work as well as post production work.
The studio has hosted Japan punk band Vamps with New York Citybased
engineer Josh Wilbur; producers Rob Garza and Fred Rubens (Thievery
Corporation); Island/Def Jam artist Adrienne Bailon with producers
Rock City and Jevon, and renowned pianist George Winston.
features; Pro Tools|HD 3 systems and classic Studer analog 2"
tape, Ampex ATR 1" and 1/2"
2 Track, A 32 Channel API 1608; A Digidesign ICON D-Control, ISDN,
Video link and monitoring for scoring to picture, overdubbing, voice-over,
sound design, a large collection of microphones; a full complement
of vintage and modern instruments and gear.
The studio was
originally opened in 2006 to serve as an in-house studio for an
independent record label. In April of 2010 Cindy McSherry, Justin
Lieberman (Carlos Santana, Alanis Morisette, New Order, Willie Neslon),
and Willie Samuels (Greenday, Radio Suicide), took over management
of the studio facility and renamed it Studio Trilogy. It now operates
as a traditional studio-for-hire facility. The team
are all veterans of the Bay Area studio scene having held past engineering
and management positions at Different Fur, SF Soundworks, Crescendo!
Studios, Russian Hill Recording, Nu-tone, and Studio 880.
Trilogy we offer flexibility and consistent quality of service to
every client. Three unique rooms allow us to satisfy a diverse clientele.The
combination of our gear collection, the comfortable and creative
lounge spaces, and the attention to detail that we give every single
project that walks through the door, makes Studio Trilogy a really
unique and inspiring place to work," says Justin Lieberman,
cellist Jeffrey Zeigler with composer Steve Reich at Studio Trilogy
Who has been recording at Studio Trilogy lately?
Brain (Guns 'N Roses), Primus, Tom Waits, Praxis, Mirv, (Limbomaniacs),
Justin Bieber, George Winston, Mike Clark (Herbie Hancock, Vince
Guraldi Trio, Betty Davis, George Benson).
Most agree, San Francisco is a creative city with a large art community,
numerous and diverse restaurants and a vibrant music scene. Now
there is a studio in the city by the bay that rivals any other in
In addition to a variety of recording spaces,
the 6,000-square-foot facility also boasts a number of comfortable
lounges and play spaces, including a backyard garden and bbq area,
rooftop deck, playroom, and a beautiful apartment for guests.
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1160 Bryant San Francisco, CA 94103