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Celebrating our Anniversary!

Where has the time gone? Area 51 NYC Studios is now entering its 4th year of business in the New York recording studio scene. During the last 3 years we have had the pleasure of having a diverse and extremely talented list of artists and projects. Just a sample of the artists and projects that have graced our portals over the years are:

Esperanza Spaulding, Regina Carter, George Benson, Yeahwon Shin, The Nervo Sisters, Armen Van Buuren, David Guetta, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Usher, Ron Isley, Cassie, The Allman Bros, Ryan Cabrera, Cyndi Lauper, Shakira, Ariana Grande, Fabolous, Drake, French Montana, Ice T, Heavy D, Ja Rule, Wale, A$AP Rock and Ferg, DMC, LL Cool J, Talib Kweli, Susan Sarandon, Hill Harper, Didi Conn, and countless other musicians, producers, and aspiring future talent!

They say time flies when you are having fun. Well we have enjoyed every minute of the last 3 years and look forward to many more.

From all of us at Area 51 NYC Studios we say thank you to our loyal clients, friends, family and fans!!

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Posted by on March 4, 2014 in Recording Studio


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Some updates on Area 51 Studios

The summer has been hot, our AC has been cold, and we have been chock full of some great sessions. George Benson, Ryan Leslie, Talib Kweli, LL Cool J, Cassie, Hot Rod, Conor, Rodney Jerkins, One Love, and MORE! Our close friends and family The Closers (CJ, Joe Boom, and Infinity) have had some great placements these last few months and we congratulate them and wish them continued success. Area 51 has added a JZ V47 mic to our collection and we have had nothing but positive feedback with it. Fantastic sounding vocal mic! Roey was kind enough to bring his JZ BH-1 mic in and it is sounding great with acoustic guitar tracking. John Legend put our Vintage U-47 microphone to use and raved about the sound. We have some other exciting things in the works (new upgrades and new room!) and will post them as they become concrete. We thank everyone who has supported us and look forward to making new friends and hopefully long lasting relationships with you all! Come and see why so many now call us home!

Staff at Area 51 NYC

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Posted by on August 18, 2011 in Recording Studio


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Goodbye July and howdy August!

Summer has been crawling along, as summers do…but we have had some great sessions this past month and more on the horizon at Area 51 NYC. The talented Rodney Jerkins, LL Cool J, Talib Kweli, Michelle Williams, and George Benson graced us with their presence. We have some fantastic scthufff lined up for the future as well. As always though, we hope YOU will consider us when booking studio time. No job is too big or too small.


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Posted by on August 1, 2011 in Recording Studio


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