Welcome To The Hot Sound Recording Studios Website
Hot Sound Recording Studios specializes in live music recording, mixing, and mastering. The studio gives clients who are music-oriented a comfortable, well-equipped place in which to work, established by musicians and engineers.
After fifteen years in Manhattan, we're expanding to a huge loft 5 minutes from lower Manhattan, in Brooklyn. All three of our new studios feature bright and sunny control rooms with huge windows, as well as private lounges for each studio, a kitchen, even a 1500' roof garden with views of the Manhattan skyline and New York Harbor. Our two live rooms feature fifteen foot ceilings with beautiful natural light and multiple booths. Our Studio One live room is over 500 square feet. Easy and secure load-in for your gear, and plenty of free parking. We'll be posting new pictures soon. Click here to go to our Location page
Our orientation is a combination of the best in vintage and modern recording gear. Current gear like three Pro Tools systems, the latest HD 7 software, and Apogee converters share space with classic Neve consoles, vintage outboard, and Studer 2" & Ampex 1/2" & 1/4" tape machines. We assembled our Neve console (Studio One) by joining two custom Neve consoles together to work as one, and adapting it from film mixing use to music recording and mixing. We have many pieces of classic gear, all lovingly restored to better-than-new condition. All three of our studios are wired point-to-point with Mogami cable, including mic cables and patch cords! At Hot Sound, you'll find fanatical attention to the details of sound and service. Click here to go to our gear page
Getting here is easy, both by subway and by car. By car, we're just five minutes from the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. We're 2 blocks from the exit of I-278 (BQE), with easy highway access to all five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, Connecticut, and New Jersey. By subway, we're 20 minutes (3 stops) from Union Square on the N express, 23 minutes (4 stops) from West 4 Street - Washington Square on the D express, and 25 minutes (5 stops) from West 34th Street - Penn Station on the D express. For specfic travel directions (and alternate routes) from anywhere, just call us.
We LOVE Music. We are experts in recording Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Pop, Classical, Broadway, R n' B, Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Soca, Funk, and any and all forms of Rock, and Rock n' Roll!
Our clients are record labels, independent producers, independent engineers, songwriters, singers, ad agencies, talent managers, video and film producers, bands and most of all, MUSICIANS. We relate best to them, understand them, know what they want and need, and most importantly, recognize that without them there is no music.
If you're planning a recording project, feel free to browse our site, e-mail us, or call us at (646) 552-0064. We'll be happy to help you. You can click here to listen to our audio clips page. Hear for yourself how we've helped other artists sound their best.
If you've already recorded your project but are not totally happy with the sound of it, click here to find out how we can help you do something about it!!