New York

Carousel Vintage Keyboard Studio

  • 61 Greenpoint Ave.
  • #215
  • Brooklyn New York 11222
  • Website
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The Scoop

Owned and Operated by Joe McGinty, formerly of the Psychedelic Furs. He has also performed and/or recorded with Nada Surf, Ronnie Spector, Space Hog, Ryan Adams, Devendra Banhart, and many others. He has composed and/or produced music for the Jon Stewart show, Bored To Death, The Big Gay Sketch Show, Malcom In The Middle.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): $60-80,
Clients/Credits: Nada Surf, Daniel Bedingfield, Husky Rescue, Great Lakes, Au Revoir Simone, Esque, Martha Wainwright, Robbers On High Street, Bird Call.
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Joe McGinty
Special Features: Carousel Vintage Keyboard Studio contains instruments that McGinty has collected in his 30 years as a professional keyboardist. He is also an expert at programming and recording the instruments to get whatever sounds you need. The studio also excels in tracking guitar/vocal/horn overdubs, and the newly added second room facilitates drum recording.


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: ProTools, Logic, Apogee Rosetta DAC, M-Audio ProFire 2626.
Live Room Dimensions: Medium: 351 – 750 sq ft,
Outboard Gear: Neve Portico Mic Pre & Compressor, Neotek channel strips, API mic pre, Focusrite Pre & DAC.
Microphones: Vintage AKG C33 Stereo Mic, Chameleon Labs Tube Mic with Red capsule, Beyer Dynamic Mic, Shure SM57.
Monitoring: Tannoy Reveal monitors.
Software: ProTools 9, Logic 9
Instruments & Amps: Mellotron, Maas-Rowe Vibrachime, Dulcitone, Moog Theremin, Optigan, Hammond Extravoice, Clavinet D6, Wurlitzer SideMan, Yamaha CS-01, Electro Harmonix Mini-Synth, ARP Omni String Machine, Freeman String Symphonizer, Pump Organ, Air Organ, Stylophone, Celeste. Many more! Check back!