3 Tips for Mixing With Headphones

Mixing on headphones has its pros and cons. When it comes to consistently mixing while using headphones, there can often times be some inconsistencies in levels and sound. Ultimately, it is ideal to do initial mixing on a set of high quality studio monitors. However, if headphones are all you have to work with, it […]

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Barefoot Wine Founders Employ Zone Recording Technology to Record Audio for Success Magazine Interview

Houlihan and Harvey co-authored the New York Times Bestselling Business Paperback, “The Barefoot Spirit: How Hardship, Hustle, and Heart Built America’s #1 Wine Brand.” From what originated as a start-up in their laundry room in 1986, has since become a nationwide bestselling wine label. Although they possessed little money and minimal experience in the wine […]

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Zone Recording is celebrating one of their own Sonoma County musicians! We're so happy to be able to support Frank Hayhurst, a longtime friend and amazing musician!

Hip-Trip, a Frank Hayhurst Benefit: Sonoma County Musicians Celebrate and Support One of Their Own!

WHAT: “Hip-Trip” Benefit dinner, dance party, and silent auction WHEN:  Sunday, March 23, 2014, from 5 to 9:30pm WHERE: Sebastopol Community Center at 390 Morris St in Sebastopol ADMISSION: $10 donation at the door DINNER: From 5 to 7pm. Rasta Dwight’s BBQ chicken dinner or veggie options, with plates from $5-$15. Snacks, desserts, Lagunitas beer, […]

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The 6 most SHOCKING! reasons to attend Blair Hardman’s Digital Recording Workshop at Zone Recording Studio

The most prominent Sonoma County recording studio is holding a digital recording workshop.  Here’s 6 shocking reasons you MUST attend! 7884 Old Redwood Hwy., Cotati CA Sat. Feb. 22nd, 1:00 – 4:00PM!   $30. 1. Blair has been recording at Zone for 25 years, (can you believe it!) and has a wealth of information that is yearning […]

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The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles aired on CBS.

The Grammys Serenade the Beatles with Star-Studded Tribute

Last night, CBS aired “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles”. The musical evening was filled with star-studded performances that marked the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. television performance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The evening featured performances of Beatles’ hit songs by unique duets including John Mayer and […]

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Zone Recording will soon record an audiobook for the book Beyond Fear: A Toltec Guide to Freedom and Joy, The Teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz.

Zone Recording Studio Obtains Recording Rights for Audiobook ‘Beyond Fear: A Toltec Guide to Freedom and Joy, The Teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz’

Blair Hardman, owner of Zone Recording Studio in Cotati, CA, recently obtained rights to record the audiobook Beyond Fear: A Toltec Guide to Freedom and Joy, The Teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz by multi-million selling author Don Miguel Ruiz and co-author Mary Carroll Nelson. Don Miguel Ruiz is a Mexican author of New Age spiritualist and […]

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Johanna Parker records audiobook at Zone Recording in Cotati, California.

Johanna Parker Voices Audio Book ‘Autumn Bones, Agent of Hel’ at Zone Recording Studio, Cotati CA.

Award winning voiceover artist Johanna Parker recently visited Zone Recording Studio to voice the audio book Autumn Bones, Agent of Hel by New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Carey. Autumn Bones, Agent of Hel is the second installment after Dark Currents in Carey’s suburban fantasy series. Johanna Parker is an Audie Award Winning, Earphone Award […]

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Voiceover Workshop at Sonoma County Recording Studio

Voiceover Workshop with Blair Hardman at Zone Recording Studio. Sat. March 16th, 1:00-4:00. Beginning to intermediate.  $50.   Limited to 12 people – Call 707-664-1221 or email blair@zonemusic.com to reserve a space. 7884 Old Redwood Hwy. Cotati CA 94931   Come learn about microphone technique, script analysis, radio ads, narration, audio books, dialogue and character voices.    Voice-over is […]

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A Sonoma County Recording Studio Remembers a Profound Journalist

A moment of silent respect is given as this Sonoma County Recording Studio looks back fondly on a public figure that is now laid to rest. Huell Howser was a much beloved Public TV travel journalist based in Southern California, and produced hundreds of shows under the names California’s Gold, and Road Trip. In August […]

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Steve Vai visits Sonoma County Recording Studio

Legendary guitarist Steve Vai visits well known Sonoma County Recording Studio. Steve Vai, has sold over 15 million albums and started his career as a music transcriptionist for Frank Zappa. Vai then recorded and toured in Zappa’s band for two years, from 1980 to 1982. He began a solo career in 1983, has released eight solo albums […]

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