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Testimonial: Banner Driskell of the Pro-Nouns

Monday, March 31st, 2014

Banner Driskell and the Pro-Nouns finished up their first EP at the studio this month. I asked Banner to write a little something about their experience at studio. Meanwhile, please dig the new release, already available on the interwebs.       I discovered Dub Narcotic Studio after reading “Love Rock Revolution: K Records and the […]


Process: Bob Schwenkler on recording ABCDEFGHIJKickball

Monday, March 24th, 2014

  Recording guru Bob Schwenkler has worked on a lot of records over the last decade. As he prepares to move on from our humble town I sat down with him to delve into one of my favorite pieces of his work, Kickball’s, ABCDEFGHIJKickball album. We got into the nitty gritty of it all; Bob […]


Session Survival Tips: Ben Hargett

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

Studio work can be rough. Long hours, constant intense focus, isolation. Most musicians and engineers I know develop strategies for coping. I’ve asked them to share some of their know-how  in our new recurring article, “Session Survival Tips”. First up, studio genius Ben Hargett. What are your session survival tips? Sleep! Start off your session […]


Studio News: March 7th, 2014

Monday, March 10th, 2014

What a crazy month its been here at the Dub Narcotic Studio. Spring always brings about changes and this month was chock full of em’. We embarked on an endeavor to swap the studio and warehouse spaces, a monumental task which I cannot believe we finished. Both spaces were wholly disassembled and carefully reconstructed elsewhere […]


Dub Narcotic Video Contest Feb. 2014 Overview!

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

In February, 2014 K sponsored a video contest, the winner of which won a free day of recording, mixing or mastering at our Dub Narcotic Studio in Olympia, Washington. The contest was simple: entrants sent a video of their work, which was posted on the K “You Tube” Channel. For the first two weeks of […]



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