2018; BROOKLYN, NY: Last year, Strange Weather studio installed a 32 channel
Legacy AXS at its Brooklyn facility. The studio had been home to a 1608 console
since 2007, with expansions added over the years, but Producer/Engineer and studio
owner Marc Alan Goodman was ready for a console upgrade.
"We made hundreds of amazing records on the
1608 for over a decade," said Goodman. "But eventually we found
ourselves wanting even more routing options, so we decided to upgrade to the
new Legacy AXS."
In the year since Strange Weather has installed the AXS console, the studio has
been heavily booked, with Producer/Mixer and Goodman's
business partner Daniel Schlett commenting that the console has drawn new
engineers, producers and artists to the studio.
Schlett notes that the albums he and Goodman have worked on have been extremely
diverse, and adds, "The fact that the AXS was always able to deliver what
we needed and keep up with the quick pace of the sessions was super
Strange Weather recently tracked and mixed albums for Steve Gunn, Kassa Overall
and Big Yuki, to name a few. The studio also has a few projects in the pipeline
for this summer with Curtis Harding, Sly 5th Ave, and Melanie Charles, among
"The console has absolutely improved the workflow of our studio,"
says Schlett. "The new console's available routing features allow for all
types of situations to move more efficiently. In both recording and mixing
sessions, we've found the console to work in a number of ways to make all tasks
to move easily and quickly."
are almost too many exciting features to list," Schlett adds. "We
love the automated bus matrix section, the built in 2500, all of the
available auxes, and, at the end of the day, the reliability and sound!"
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