Summer Studio Move/Electric Plant

A summer’s day doesn’t pass by without folks asking me about the studio move and transition from the Electric Canyon in Butte Creek Canyon to Energy Plant in town. The transition along with recording is absorbing the majority of my Summer thus far. Exciting changes...

The Design and Construction of Electric Canyon

Electric Canyon was designed and constructed in 2002 and 2003. The two year process began with a phone call to a studio designer I read about in Tape Op Magazine. I couldn’t find the article again, so I emailed publisher, Larry Crane, who replied “Wes Lachot”....

The Magic Snare

A nice sounding instrument in the hands of a performer that knows how to play it is a magical combination that often makes life a little easier for an audio engineer. This is true on stage live or in the recording studio. A sound system, in a live performance setting,...