New York

Rough Magic Studios

  • 61 Greenpoint Ave 3rd Floor
  • Brooklyn NY 11211
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The Scoop

Rough Magic Studios is a six-room music recording and rehearsal facility located in the heart of Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

ROOM RATES with ENGINEER (hourly): $20-40, $40-60,
Clients/Credits: Yeasayer, Kid Savant, Kyp Malone, Four Tet, Chairlift, Soulive, Talib Kweli, Vampire Weekend, Beirut, The Fiery Furnaces, Hi-Tek, Pharoahe Monch, Twin Sister, The Walkmen, Blake Ian, Jean Grae, MeShell Ndegeocello, Akron/Family, Fyre Department, The Slip, The Benevento-Russo Duo, The Fleshtones, Matisyahu, Ledisi
Associated/Partnered With: The End, Size McMusic
Key Staff / In-House or Associated Talent: Alby Cohen
Special Features: Hourly, Daily and Monthly rooms for music rehearsal, recording and photo/video shoots.


Consoles, DAWs, Tape Machines: Digidesign C24 Digidesign HD2
Outboard Gear: Vintech 473, API 3124, Universal Audio 2-1176, Focusrite Red 8, Avalon 737-sp, Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor, dbx 160A, Joe Meek TwinQ, Joe Meek VC6Q (British Mod)
Microphones: Neumann U87, Coles 4038 (x2 matched pair), AKG C-414 B-XLS, Blue Dragonfly, Rode NT5 (x2), Rode M3, AKG D112 (x2), EV RE-20, Sennheisser MD421, Sennheisser MD421N (vintage white), Marsall MXL2001, Shure SM58, Shure Beta 58, Shure Beta 57a, Shure SM57 (x2), Audix D-1, Audix D-2, Audix D-3
Monitoring: JBL 4425, Genelec 1040 APM, Yamaha NS10
Software: Protools HD 9.0, Logic 9, Reason, Live 8.0, Final Cut Pro HD Waves Gold, HD-2 Plug in Pack, Izotope Ozone-3, Digirack, Bombfactory, Realverb Pro, Cambridge EQ, Dreamverb, Pultec EQ, LA2A, Roland Chorus, SpaceEcho and Delays, Fairchild compressor
Instruments & Amps: 1993 Pearl Masters Studio (MMX) 6 piece set, Fender Rhodes Mark II 88-key electric piano, Hammond L-3 organ w/ built in rotating Leslie speaker, Sergeant Baldwin Cincinnati upright acoustic piano, Nord Electro II 63, Roland QX-10 Groovesynth, Gibson ES-335 hollow-body electric guitar, Gibson Les Paul Classic electric guitar, Gibson ’59 Oxblood Les Paul guitar, Fender Jazz Deluxe bass, Fender Hot Rod Deville, Marshall 1960A cab, Fender Concert Reverb, Fender Super Amp, Orange Twin Terror, Peavy Classic 50, VOX AD100VT, Marshall JCM 900, Trace Elliot bass pre, Acoustic 150 100 W head, SWR 4×10 cab, Bag End 4×10 bass cab