Memphis Magnetic Recording Co. is a purpose built vintage analog recording studio designed for engineer/producer Scott McEwen by Suffolk Studio Design.
Memphis Magnetic Recording is a world class recording studio located in Memphis, Tennessee. The studio is “analog-centric” and boasts a wide variety of vintage gear and is committed to delivering an authentic analog sound and experience.
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We have been focusing on building out our interior, but soon plan on turning the corner on our exterior. Here are a couple sneak peek concept drawings of Memphis Magnetic Recording Co. Check back here for new pictures and drawings. The second image is a layout of our building. Pastel colors design drawing by Bob Suffolk "Arrow design" drawing by Self + Tucker Architects
JD McPherson's "Undivided Heart & Soul" hits stores today 10.6.2017. Memphis Magnetic founder, Scott McEwen was super stoked to be the chief engineer on this album. As I write this (10.6.2017), the first single off this album "Lucky Penny" is charting at #1 on Americana radio for it's second week in a row! Just want to add that as of (10.20.2017) the first single off this record is still charting on Americana radio at #1 As of (10.20.2017) this is album is charting at #3 on the Billboard Chart as well!
This is a series of "In Session Photos at Memphis Magnetic Recording": ...a few moments from Travis Linville's recent session at Memphis Magnetic with JD McPherson producing. ... a photo from the iso booth on a recent Molly Martin session, with the multi talented, Grammy award winning, Scot Sax on bass AND drums! Jason Smay doing tom overdubs with engineer Scott McEwen Above, the fantastic Morgan James conducting the Memphis String Quartet for her new release. Below, a few photos from the recent Talibah Safiya Live in studio concert / recording session [...]
Memphis Magnetic Recording Co, Ampeg Gemini 1 All of our gear is here for a reason, it is time tested on thousands of recordings, it’s our go-to equipment that we know works in specific applications. Before I even go on, let me just say that there is NO rental fee, ever on this gear. Our collection of vintage guitar amplifiers and drums, is here for you to use, we know these are good sounding examples and record well on tape. This is not to say that we force anybody to use our guitars or amps or [...]
The Sphere Console. –Our recording console is a Rare and legendary 1970’s Sphere Eclipse A. The Sphere Console was a top of the line custom mixing desk made from the early to mid 1970’s. Sphere made approximately 50 and of those, only 23-25 are known to still exist.... on the planet! These remaining Sphere consoles are Holy Grail mixing consoles...from the stone age of modern console design! Our Sphere features 28 channels of Class A transformer balanced microphone preamps that are well regarded for their clear, warm and punchy sound. This desk has 16 busses and is filled [...]