What’s in a name? A lot — if you play your cards right.
Large-format mixing consoles have been in decline for years — but could there be life in them yet?
The glory days of Abbey Road and EMI may be gone, but labels and studios are still working hand in hand.
The boom in live music has created a new class of rehearsal space that’s sophisticated, hi-tech, and surprisingly sanitary...
How can we expect people to value music when we don’t keep track of who owns it?
Recording studios are increasingly finding their way onto our TV and cinema screens. And it’s about time...
What can studios do to protect themselves when high-profile recordings get leaked?
Vinyl is booming, but having it pressed can be slow and unpredictable. Enter a retro-focused Nashville studio with an ambitious business plan...
As the role of studios changes, so too must that of the new generation of studio managers.
David Bowie will rightly be remembered for his art — but his business sense was equally impressive.
January's annual NAMM exhibition provided the perfect opportunity to present the SOS Awards, which celebrate the products that you, the SOS readers, have deemed most worthy of these prestigious accolades.
With property prices going up and up, finding studio space is becoming trickier than ever.
Americana is a loosely defined genre, but in terms of studios, it knows what it wants.
In this day and age, major recording studio complexes rarely survive the sale of the buildings they inhabit — but is there hope for Avatar?
As studios have had to adapt to new business models, so have the people who design them.
The food consumed in studios hasn’t always been healthy. Could that be about to change?
Thanks to new legislation, gainful employment now means just that for academies and students.
Studio tool or collectors’ item: what has become of the large-format mixing console?
The long tradition of ‘testing’ songs out on the public has found an unlikely new home...
What does net neutrality mean for studios?
Plenty of industries use tax incentives to lure customers, but will it work for music production?
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