EMP studios is a 1000sq foot recording studio in Valley Village CA owned and run by Lynne Earls. The studio is sound proofed, acoustically treated, and fully equipped to record great tones in a very comfortable & creative environment.
Available for bookings with or without engineer, and is open to rental from outside engineers and producers.
“The thing that stands out most to clients when they come here is how relaxed and disarmed they feel as soon as they arrive, which allows them to get straight into a good mindset to create and record.’ - Lynne Earls (Producer/Studio Owner)
LIVE BAND TRACKING / OVERDUBS / MIXING PODCASTS / VOICE OVER / VIDEO SHOOTS WRITING CAMPS
MUSIC PRODUCTION / SONGWRITING ENGINEERING / EDITING / COMPING / TUNING MIXING / SESSION MUSICIANS / PROJECT CONSULTATION
Located in Valley Village CA, the studio was originally built by the drummer from White Zombie, Ivan De Prume, and was called ‘Burning Sound Studios’. Over the course of 10 years he converted what was a three car garage into a 1000 sq foot, fully sound proofed and acoustically treated recording studio with control room, live room, kitchen, bathroom and patio.
Taken over by Lynne Earls in 2007, the studio became ‘EMP Studios’ which is open to outside engineers and producers and is also the home of Earls Music Productions, a full service music production company that offers a variety of production, writing and engineering services.
The studio can accommodate 4 to 6 musicians live and isolated depending on the instrumentation, with individual headphone cues, high end vintage and modern outboard gear and mics, and a great sounding room, allows us to creates a rich, warm sound in a very comfortable, creative and private setting.
With close to 20 years of experience as an engineer, coupled with Lynne’s ‘by feel and by ear’ approach to recording, EMP offers a comfortable and creative environment that allows capturing of the best performances and tones. Artists and musicians can relax and focus on what matters most: the music.
SELECTED GEAR LIST
SYSEM & SPEAKERS
Protools 10.3.2 Mac Pro 2.5ghz Quad OS 10.3.0 Protools HD Accel System 192 x2 (24in & 16 out) Digi Design Control 24 JBL LRS 4080 & JBL 308s
MIC PRES & COMPRESSORS
Brent Avril 1073 API 312a x6 AEA RPQ2 Universal Audio LA610 Universal Audio 6176 Distressor’s x2 DBX 160x x2 Summit TLA-100
Nuemann U87 Nuemann KM184 Stereo pair AKG 414 Stereo pair AEA N8’s Stereo pair AEA R84 Seinheiser 421 x4 Beyer M160’s Stereo pair Shure SM58x2, SM57x2, SM7