Dub Narcotic Studio

Studio Tech’s Corner: Paintjob Part 1

Friday, September 12th, 2014

After 3 years of labor, things are pretty much working in the studio, so I’m starting to have time to build new equipment. Surprisingly what’s hard about building gear has nothing to do with electronics, and everything to do with stuffing all that shit in a box. Getting the knobs facing the right way. Fucking […]

Debut Track! + Process: Fall of Electricty on the Grunge Era

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

In April, Fall of Electricity were in the studio with Ephriam Nagler to record their 2nd album. The album was released to the public today! Go get a copy right now ! We’re super excited to debut  you’ll literally cry when you click this riff here on the studio blog. This track takes you places. […]

Session Notes: The Pinheads

Friday, August 29th, 2014

The Pinheads tore in from Pittsburgh ready to rock’n’roll.  They were well rehearsed, had set realistic goals, and (mostly) sober. If you are paying for studio time BE THESE THINGS. You’re gonna get a lot more done. I took our new Chameleon Labs TS1 MKIIs out for a spin on the drums, using the large […]

Gearlust: Fender Coronado XII

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

When your goal is to make dreamy, jangly rock ‘n roll, staring at your shoes and a 6-string just isn’t enough. This beautiful vintage Fender Coronado XII 12-string guitar provides not only 6 more strings to look at, but also yields one of the sparkliest tones available in the studio. Recently, we’ve had all of […]

Gearlust: KAPA Continental

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

One of the more iconic guitars available for studio users would be the KAPA Continental, or “Falcon” guitar, permanently emblazoned in the minds of Dub Narcotic Sound System fans everywhere.  A guitar so quintessentially Dub Narcotic Studio – Olympia, Wash 98501, perhaps more than any other piece of equipment in the studio.  This fixture has […]

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