September 29th, 2015 by David Weiss
This is NOT a scoop: Avatar Studios is for sale.
Unarguably New York City’s signature audio facility, Avatar was first rumored to be available via a minimalist Billboard article that ran on Friday, September 25th. Then, the story officially broke on the New York Times three days later, in … Read More
April 3rd, 2014 by Justin Colletti
Stewart Lerman at Avatar Studios with David Johansen for Boardwalk Empire
Stewart Lerman has spent a good share of the last 5 years working with some major artists, far outside of their natural element.
Performers like Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, St. Vincent, Regina Spektor, Neko Case, Sharon Van Etten, Liza … Read More
April 18th, 2013 by Janice Brown
GREATER NYC AREA: We’re all over the local and musical map in this month’s epic Session Buzz, as we trace recordings by the likes of Yoko Ono, Talib Kweli, John Zorn, MGMT, Wale, Hole, Okkervil River, The Joy Formidable and more back to their studio sessions. Find out where several … Read More
February 20th, 2013 by Janice Brown
GREATER NYC AREA: New works by David Bowie, Vampire Weekend, She & Him, Azealia Banks, John Scofield, Common and more have been in production all over the city – in the studios highlighted below. Where’s everyone recording? And who’s working with who? Here is our neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to recent … Read More
December 13th, 2012 by Janice Brown
GREATER NYC AREA: It’s been a minute since our last Session Buzz, but things have been busy all over town. Sandy, of course, had her effect on business, leaving many in lower Manhattan and Brooklyn scrambling for weeks after the power came back on, but by and large…folks are back … Read More