New York

Chung King Studios

  • 36 West 37th Street
  • New York NY 10018
  • Website
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The Scoop

The Abbey Road of Rap, Making hit since '86. For over 20 years Chung King Studios has produced records that have sold more than 300 million copies worldwide. Owner John King has received awards from RIAA, SPARS and Mix Magazine Tech Awards for outstanding acoustic design.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: Aaliyah, Aerosmith, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin, Babyface, Beastie Boys, Beatnuts, Bette Midler, Big Pun, Billy Corgan, Black Eyed Peas, Blondie, Blue Man Group, Bob Marley, Bon Jovi, Boyz II Men, Brandy, Burning Spear, Busta Rhymes, Chic, Cinematic Orchestra, Chico Debarge, Corrosion of Conformity, Cypress Hill, David Bowie, David Bryne, Dead Prez, Depeche Mode, Destiny’s Child, Diana Ross, Dido, Diplo, DJ Honda, DMX, Doobie Brothers, Eminem, En Vogue, Erykah Badu, Eve, Everlast, Fat Joe, Foxy Brown, Fugees, Geroge Clinton, Gloria Estefan, Godsmack, Iggy Pop, Incubus, Jadakiss, James Iha, James Taylor, Jay-Z, Jewel, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Buffet, Joan Osborne, Jodeci, Joe Henderson, John Legend, John Wesley Harding, Joss Stone, Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Kid Rock, Kid Cudi, Killah Priest, Lauryn Hill, Lenny Kravitz, Lil Kim, Lil Wayne, LL Cool J, Lyle Lovett, Macy Gray, Mariah Carey, Maxwell, Meatloaf, Metallica, Method Man, Michael Stipe, Missy Elliot, Mobb Deep, Moby, Mos Def, Nas, N’Sync, Notorious BIG, O.A.R., Outkast, Patti LaBelle, Paul Westerburg, Pharcyde, Phish, Pink, Placebo, Public Enemy, Pussy Cat Dolls, Queen Latifah, Redman, Rhazel, Rihanna, Ricky Martin, Rival Schools, Roberta Flack, Run DMC, Salt N’ Pepa, Santana, Santigold, Simply Red, Sinead O’Connor, Slash, Slick Rick, Smashing Pumpkins, Snoop Dog, Soulive, Stephen Marley, Sublime, Suzanne Vega, Swizz Beats, SWV, Taj Mahal, Talib Kweli, Ted Nugent, Teddy Riley, TLC, Tom Tom Club,Toni Braxton, Tony Touch, Towa Tei, Tricky, Usher, Whitney Houston, will.i.am, Wu Tang Clan, Wyclef Jean, Xecutioners
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Ari Raskin, Ron Allaire, John Wydrycs

SPECS

Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Neve VR 72 (Madlabs Musgrave mod), C24
Outboard Gear: Neve 1073, Wunder PAFour Plus, Ua Teletronix La-2A (2), Joe Meek Compressor,Dbx 165 OverEasy Compressor, Dbx 160 Compressor w/Limiter, Dbx Xt Compressor w/Limiter (2), Amek/Neve System 9098 Dual Compressor/Limiter (2), Pulse Technologies Mid Range Eq-Neq-3, Wunder Audio Peq 2R, Avalon Ms Mkll Pre Amp, Aml Pre Amp, Aml 8200 Parametric Eq, Smart Research C2, Ua Urei 1176N Limiter Amplifier, Ua Urei 1176N, Compressor Limiter, Empirical Labs El8 Distressor (2), Neve Compressor/Limiter, Tube-Tech Compressor Lca-2A, Manley Massive Passive Eq, Pulse Technologies Eqp-1A3 (2), Altec 1567A Mixer Amplifier, Api Mic Preamp 8-Channel Mf-17, Eventide Dsp-4000 Harmonizer , Yamaha Spx 900 Multi Effects Processor, Yamaha Spx 90 Multi Effects, Lexicon Pcm-70 Multi Effects, Ams Rx-16 Digital Reverb, Ams S-Dmx Digital Delay/Pitch Shifter, Lexicon Pcm 42 Digital Delay (2), Greg Hanks, Focusrite Duel EQ, Universal Audio/Urei 1176 Peak Limiter, Summit Audio Dcl-200 Compressor/Limiter, Joe Meek Compressor, Avalon M2 Mic Preamp, Tube Tech Pe-Lc Eq (2), Shadow Hills Equinox
Microphones: Advanced Audio CM-47, AKG Se 300B (2), AKG D12E, AKG C451 (2), AKG C414 (2), Audio-Technica AT4049, Audio-Technica AT4050, Audio-Technica AT4053, Beyer M88, Bock 195, Electro Voice RE27, Manley, Microtech M300, Neumann U-87 (3), Neumann TLM 170, Neumann TLM 170i, Royer R121 (2), Sennheiser Md 421 (6), Shure SM58 (2), Telefunken/Schoeps M221B
Monitoring: Augspergers 10” Drivers (4), Tannoy System 12 (4), Yamaha Ns-10 (2), Pro AC Studio 100 (2)
Software: Mac Pro 8 Core Nehalem 2.66 gHz Xeon Processors – 24 GB DDR3 RAM (2), UAD Quad Flexi DSP PCIe Card (2), Pro Tools 10 HDX 16 I/O, Pro Tools 10 HDX 32 I/O, Shadow Hills Equinox Summing Mixer
Instruments & Amps: Yamaha C7, Fender Rhodes, Ampeg B15, Ampeg SVT, Fender Bassman, Fender Vibroverb, Fender Super Reverb, Fender Vibrolux Reverb, Marshall Cab, Vox AC30