New York

MSR Studios

  • 168 West 48th Street
  • New York NY 10036
  • Website

The Scoop

Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the facility at MSR North houses three large format mixing/tracking rooms, an extensive collection of vintage microphones, and a rich history of NYC record making - ranging from classical/Broadway recordings to multi-platinum, Grammy Award winning pop/rock, jazz, and urban recordings.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): Contact for Rates
Clients/Credits: Kanye West, Jay-Z, Watch The Throne, Madonna, MDNA, Beyoncé, The Book Of Mormon, Rob Mathes, Matthew Morrison, Q-Tip, Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Big KRIT, Haley Reinhart, Esperanza Spalding, Goat Rodeo Sessions, Joshua Bell, The Tower Heist, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Peter Cobin, Casey Stone, Waka Flocka Flame, Keyshia Cole, Louis CK
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Bradshaw Leigh, Matt Carter, David Amlen
Special Features: Private Lounge, Orchestral Tracking, Large Tracking Room, SSL console


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Pro Tools HD, SSL 9000 J, Euphonix MC Mix, Euphonix System 5, Studer A827 2", Studer A80
Outboard Gear: Neve 1081, DBX 160, DBX 902, DBX 160A, Drawmer DS201 Gates, Eventide HS3000SE, EMT Plate, Lexicon 960L, Lexicon 480L, Lexicon PCM42, Lexicon PCM70, Lexicon PCM80, Lexicon Primetime II, Neve 33609/J, Teletronix LA2A, Tube-Tech PE1B, Urei 1176 LN, Urei LA3A, Yamaha Rev 7, Yamaha SPX90II, Yamaha SPX1000, Focusrite Red, AMS DMS15-80, Avalon 2055, Avalon 737sp, Dangerous Summing, DBX FS902, Empirical Labs Distressors, Vintech X73 Eventide Harmonizer 949, Eventide Instant Flanger, Eventide Digital Delay, Eventide H3000, Lexicon Primetime II, Millennia HV-3 Mic Pre, Pultec MEQ-5, Neve 1073, Roland Dimension D, Summit Audio TLA100, Summit EQF-100, Tube-Tech PE-1B, Ursa Major Space Station, Yamaha SPX 90
Microphones: AKG C12VR, AKG C12A, AKG C24, AKG C28 Tube, AKG C414, AKG C414B-ULS TLII, AKG C414 EB, AKG C414EB P48, AKG C451, AKG C451E/CK1, AKG C452EB, AKG 10 dB pads, AKG 20 db pads, AKG A51 Swivels, AKG C460B/CK61ULS, AKG C60, AKG D112E, AKG D12E, AKG D224, AKG The Tube, Audio-Technica 4040, B&K 4004, Beyer M101N, Beyer M160, Beyer M201, Beyer M260, Beyer M500, Electro-Voice RE20, Electro-Voice RE50, Electro-Voice PL10, Groove Tubes GT66, Neumann KM100/30, Neumann KM183, Neumann KM184, Neumann KM54, Neumann KM56, Neumann KM84, Neumann KMS105, Neumann M147, Neumann M269, Neumann M49, Neumann TLM170, Neumann TLM103, Neumann U47, Neumann U47n, Neumann U47 FET, Neumann U48a, Neumann U67, Neumann U87, Neumann U89, Neumann SM2, RCA 44BX, RCA 44DX, RCA 77D/DX, RCA 77DX, Royer R121, Schoeps CMC6/MK4, Schoeps 10 dB pads, Sennheiser MD421, Sennheiser MD421 II, Sennheiser MD441, Sennheiser ME80, Sennheiser MKE2 Lav, Shure SM7, Shure SM57, Shure SM56, Shure SM58, Shure Beta 58, Shure SM81, Shure SM-87A, Shure SM98, Shure A14AS, Sony C37A, Sony C800G, Sony ECM23F, Sony ECM22P, Sony ECM50PS, Sony ECM54P, Sony ECM989
Monitoring: Augspurger mains, Leigh Audio Design dual 18" subwoofer
Software: Pro Tools 9, Access Virus Indigo, Antares Auto-Tune 5 TDM+native, Audio Ease Altiverb 6, BombFactory Fairchild Bundle v4, Bomb Factory Moogerfooger Bundle v4, Bomb Factory Pultec Bundle v4, Bomb Factory Voce Bundle v4, Bomb Factory Joe Meek Bundle, Bomb Factory BF-3A, Bomb Factory Purple MC77, Bomb Factory Tel-Ray Delay, Bomb Factory SansAmp PSA-1, Celemony Melodyne Plugin 1/Studio 3, Digidesign Revibe, Digidesign SoundReplacer, Digitranslator, Izotope Ozone 4, Line 6 Amp Farm 3, Line 6 Echo Farm, Massey Plugins, McDSP MC2000HD, McDSP CompressorBank HD, McDSP FilterBank HD, Serato Pitch 'n Time, Sonic NoNoise, Sonnox Sony Oxford Bundle, SoundToys TDM Effects V3, SoundToys PitchDoctor Promo, Synchro Arts VocAlign Project, TC Master X3 HD, URS Everything EQ TDM Bundle, Waves SSL Bundle, Waves Platinum Bundle V6, Waves Vocal Bundle
Instruments & Amps: Korg Triton Pro, Akai MPC2000XL, Roland Fantom X7, Yamaha Conservatory Grand Piano 9', Hammond C3, Leslie 122, Gretsch Drumkit, Pearl Drumkit, DW Drumkit, Vox AC30, Fender Blues Deluxe, Fender Blues Junior, Fender Princeton, Fender Princeton Reverb, Fender Pro Reverb, Ampeg B-15 Bass Amp, Ampeg M-12 Guitar Amp, Peavey Audition Plus, Peavey Reknown