Studio Profile: Sonic Vista Studios, Ibiza

Audio Pro International, in association with AllStudios, presents the first of new regular Studio Spotlight, whereby we focus on some of the world’s top studio facilities. This week, we take a look at Ibiza’s Sonic Vista Studios…

Sonic Vista Studios is a residential recording, mixing and mastering studio, set on a hillside, in a 400 year old villa just 12 minutes from Ibiza Town and seven minutes from the airport. Designed, built, owned and managed by recording engineer Louis Henry Sarmiento, Sonic Vista opened in 2004 and is at the epicentre of Ibiza’s globally renowned music culture.

Henry told AllStudios: “Sonic Vista is a state of the art studio. We provide a relaxed, inspiring, yet focused environment for artists, to help bring out their full creative potential, and we are able to deliver industry standard professionalism to all our clients by enlisting the knowledge and experience gained by top industry professionals operating at the top of their game for over twenty years. We have three studios located at the villa as well as a remote rig for mobile recording and we were the first studio to bring a full Pro Tools HD system to the island. We offer a wide range of services, from recording and mixing to remote recording and mastering, giving our clients access to the latest in digital tools as well as the finest analogue equipment available.”

Equipment specs for the studios includes Studio A (The Suite) Pro Tools HD 10, Logic Pro 9, Dynaudio AIR 20 monitors with AIR BASE-2 sub; Studio B (The Red Room) includes Pro Tools HD 9, Logic Pro 9, Dynaudio AIR 15 monitors; Studio C (The AT Room) includes Pro Tools 8, Logic Pro 9, Dynaudio AIR 25 monitors and Sub Base 24; Mobile Recording Studio includes Pro Tools 8, Logic Studio 8, 32 channels of Focusrite Platinum series pre amps.

The facility has hosted sessions for a number of high-profile acts from the music world, including Lady Gaga, 50 Cent, The Ting Tings, Akon, Taio Cruz and Ms Dynamite.

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