Dub Narcotic Studio

Studio News: Wide Open and Cedar Dreamer

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

This past Janaury, Dub Narcotic hosted the first in a regular series of in-studio performances. It was a pleasure to have Wide Open and Cedar Dreamer, two Olympia drone acts, start things off for us.  Wide Open is Kevin Doria, Dave Harris, and Dave Harvey. Fans of all three of the members’ other projects (I’m […]

Silas Blak at Dub Narcotic Studio

Monday, January 12th, 2015

The suave fellow in the photog above is Silas Blak who along with Jace comprises Silent Lambs Project, the sole artist to appear on both NW hip hop compilations released by K, the embryonic Classic Elements [KLP079] (1998) and  All Your Friend’s Friends [KLP255] (released last autumn). Blak visited Olympia today with the staff of […]

Session Notes: Earth of Foxes

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Bex won a day of recording here in the Queer Rock Camp benefit auction. She decided to the put the time towards recording a 5 song EP. It was a pretty stripped down affair: electric guitar, vocals, and… beatboxing. A first for me. We did all the tracking in a day, digital, starting with guitar […]

Studio News: Structural Improvements

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

When things slow down here I try to use the time to do big projects in the space. Last month we had a chance to knock out some long-standing ambitions. Our first enterprise was hanging a ceiling mic. We’re all excited to utilize the new high ceilings, but its hard to get a mic up […]

Session Notes: Wireheads

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

I kicked off the Wireheads session by taking a face-plant, off the top of a bass cabinet,  through  a mic stand, while trying to hang their track sheet. I retaliated by ripping the whole cab apart (later). Fortunately, Calvin was doing the tracking so I had some time to walk it off before mixes. The […]

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