What:Studio owner, engineer, producer
Where:Long Island, NY
API Gear:512c, 3124, Waves API Bundle, lunchbox®
"My API preamps are essential to my studio operation. They are extremely versatile and always fulfill my expectations. From drums to guitars to vocals, they always excel. They capture the transients well and provide a unique tonal coloration that is highly desirable. Whether one passes minimal signal through the preamp or really drives it hard, a great, classic tone is guaranteed. I love my 512c on bass and electric guitar. I find that the preamp gives a certain bite to these instruments which really allows it to cut through a mix.
"The Waves API bundle is incredible! Waves did an excellent job emulating the hardware and making the software sound as authentic as possible. I have worked on an API 1608 console filled with 550a, 550b and 560 eq's and these plugins are the real deal! The stereo compressor performs as it should and really holds the dynamics together while adding that classic API tone to the signal. The eq's are very musical and I was amazed to find that by simply adding a 550a on a vocal track without boosting or cutting any frequencies, the vocal instantly sounded more analog. Pick up the API collection and you won't be disappointed! It's great having the ability to have that API sound on every one of my tracks."
House Recording Studios, located in Plainview, New York, is a modern, high-end audio recording facility designed to deliver pristine sound quality. House Recording Studios was meticulously designed by esteemed acoustic designer Frank Comentale, who has crafted some of the most renowned studios in Manhattan. We offer recording & mixing, song writing and production services, sound for film and television, and audio post production.
Marc Bauman, owner and engineer of House Recording Studios, is an all-around music entrepreneur with esteemed accomplishments in sound engineering, music production, DJ entertainment and live/studio percussion. Marc graduated from Five Towns College, a highly regarded school for audio engineering, receiving a bachelors degree in music business and audio recording technology. Graduating Magna Cum Laude, he learned the business of the music industry while specializing in sound engineering.
During his college career, he began interning at prestigious recording facilities Electric Lady Studios in NYC (Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Dave Matthews Band) and Cove City Sound Studios on Long Island (Billy Joel, Jennifer Lopez, Beach Boys). By observing these acclaimed artists and songwriters, Marc honed his craft and took his engineering and production level to new elevations. He began working as a freelance recording engineer for several prestigious studios in Manhattan and Long Island, tracking and mixing, writing and arranging, editing and sequencing as well as post production for television and film and radio advertising.
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