Building upon the already historical musical foundation supporting New York City's Landmark Brill Building, KMA Music continues to book a range of VIP artists to record chart-topping hits, with the help of AKG microphones. From vocals to instrumentation, AKG has been a go-to microphone in KMA's Studios A and B for numerous performers since opening its doors in 2007.
Utilizing AKG's C 12 VR Tube microphone and a set of C 414's, Studio Manager Dave “Roz” Rosner offers his clients, ranging from Jordan Sparks, Jay Sean, Jay-Z, Neil Diamond, Paul Simon, Lil Wayne, Beyonce and many others, a selection of the most widely requested microphones in the industry at a moment's notice. “Each artist has their own personal taste, but a large portion of our clientele are very loyal and will request the C 12 for their sessions,” he said. “The C 12 is a great microphone and really gives a â€˜whomp' to any artists' vocals.” The C 12 is also used in recording bass drums, hi-hats and piano in the studio.
KMA also utilizes the Lexicon 960 Digital Effects System and the PCM81 Live Sound Multi-Effects Processor during mixing. Assistant Studio Manager James Spano explains that KMA has demoed multiple Lexicon plugins with artists and is currently researching a permanent Lexicon plugin system for the mixing rooms.
Complete with a striking view of Times Square and walls lined with Platinum Records, KMA stands as one of the most prominent recording studios in New York, offering its clients free-range use of the equipment, while other studios charge a rental fee. “Our clients expect the best service and hospitality, which is what we provide. We've made the investments in our equipment to ensure the artists and labels are happy and continue to work with us,” continued Roz.
For more information on KMA Music, please visit http://www.kmamusic.com.
Photo Caption: Dave ”Roz” Rosner with AKG C 12 VR in Studio B