The Seaside Lounge Recording Studios - est. 2003

255 18th St
Brooklyn, New York 11215

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    The Seaside Lounge is a professional 5 room complex in Park Slope, Brooklyn (25 minutes from Manhattan, NYC) consisting of two complete all-analog and Pro Tools equipped recording studios with excellent acoustics and an extensive collection of well-maintained mics and vintage instruments/amps/drums. STUDIO A consists of a 22 x 18 foot live room with 11 foot ceilings, a 10 x 8 foot drum/iso booth and 23 x 14.5 foot control room. STUDIO B consists of a 25 x 14 foot live room with 10 foot ceilings and a 13 x 15 foot control room.

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Recent jams;

Night Birds - "Mutiny at Muscle Beach", great surfy punk rock from NJ. Produced by Chris Pierce, engineered by our own Mitch Rackin.

Matte Black - "Dust of this Planet", heavy Brooklyn psych, also with Mitch at the helm. This one was recorded and mixed entirely on analog tape. It can still be done!

The Giraffes - "Usury", the Brooklyn hard rock institution's long-awaited comeback LP. Recorded by Charles Burst.

VBA - "Will It Still Be There", engineered by Jonathan Schenke. Excellent, dark, noise rock featuring Vince Nudo from Priestess / Kurt Vile & The Violators.

Heroes of Toolik recorded with legendary NYC producer Wharton Tiers (Sonic Youth, Dinsoaur Jr). Among other great players, the band features Billy Ficca and Ernie Brooks (Television / Modern Lovers), who have made some of our all-time favorite records. Chuffed! Release date TBA.

Volga Volga - "Lumps", featuring Seaside intern and budding mycologist / ornithologist Ivan Kuraev. Engineered by Charles and Ivan. Lovely, bittersweet, folk-rock.

         The studios are the product of Josh Clark and Charles Burst, longtime Brooklyn residents and music-makers. Now in our twelfth year, we have had the pleasure of working with many incredible artists, including Parquet Courts, Nicole Atkins, Sunwatchers, The Pernice Brothers, Radical Dads, Ted Leo and The Pharmacists, Big Business, A Great Big World, Takka Takka, Obits, Solange, River Cult, Beirut, The New Pornographers, Nina Nastasia, They Might Be Giants, Raspberry Bulbs, The Extra Lens, St. Vincent, Andrew Bird, Bird of Youth, Julian Plenti, The National, Negative Plane, The Lisps, Westbound Train, Okkervil River, Crystal Stilts, The Stalkers, David Grubbs, Neko Case, Rick Moody, Tiny Masters of Today, The Wingdale Community Singers, Roadside Graves, The Secret History, The Impressions, Antietam, Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band, Stars Like Fleas, Talibam!, Federale, The Special Pillow, Inouk, Sharon Jones, Sharon Van Etten, Antibalas, Hopewell, The Little Killers, Radio 4, The Oxford Collapse, Kele Okereke, The Brought Low, Psychic Ills, The Rogers Sisters, The Waylons, The Cloud Room, Tralala, Mal Blum etc... Thanks to everyone for the help, word of mouth, and beautiful sounds.