THINK LOUD STUDIOS–the premier state-of-the-art recording studio and artist resident space in flourishing downtown York, Pennsylvania co-owned by guitarist Chad Taylor, bassist Patrick Dahlheimer and drummer Chad Gracey of the multi-platinum band +LIVE+–have announced Grammy-nominated producers Grant McFarland and Carson Slovak (Atrium Audio, LLC) as partners.
“Carson and Grant are on the cutting edge of rock and metal production,” saysChad Taylor. “They bring a wealth of experience to TLS, from independent artists to Grammy-nominated bands like August Burns Red.”
“Grant and I are beyond excited to join up with Think Loud Studios,” saysCarson Slovak. “We can’t wait to combine our years of experience with their amazing facility. To be able to call this studio home is a dream come true. The facility is simply incredible and we’re looking forward to making some great records there for years to come.”
Carson and Grant have engineered, produced and mixed music for many bands, including August Burns Red, From Ashes To New, Lorna Shore, Galactic Empire, Summer Scouts, A Wake In Providence, Carousel Kings, Polaris, Texas In July, Black Crown Initiate, Throw The Fight, This or the Apocalypse, Sirens & Sailors, Affiance, I The Breather, My Heart To Fear, Rivers of Nihil, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, as well as multi-platinum rock groups LIVE, Candlebox and Everclear. Carson and Grant are also the founders of Galactic Empire, who are picking up great momentum. The band will be releasing their sophomore album on Rise Records in May and doing a run of European summer festivals, including Download Paris & Madrid.
THINK LOUD STUDIOS graced the cover of Mix magazine’s June 2014 issue and was showcased in the feature article titled “Class of 2014: A Collection of This Year’s Hottest New Studios.” www.thinkloudstudios.com
Grammy Award®-winning music engineer and mixer Tom Lord-Alge says of the studio: “There’s nobody that would build a studio of this caliber today. I’m definitely a kid in a candy store.” Kevin Martin, lead vocalist for Candlebox, adds: “Hands down the greatest and most welcoming studio I have EVER had the opportunity to work in! Top notch and incredibly inspiring environment. If you’re not working here, you’re missing out!”
Partial list of projects recorded at THINK LOUD STUDIOS:
+LIVE+’s album, The Turn, 2014
Candlebox’s album, Disappearing In Airports, 2016
Everclear’s album Black Is The New Black, 2015
Le Projet’s EP Quatre, 2014
In addition, artists Johnny Clegg, Royal Bliss, Zoe LaBelle and Damien Escobar have recorded at the studio. Producer Jerry Harrison and mixer and engineer Tom Lord-Alge have utilized the studio. The Canadian National Anthem for the NBC Olympics broadcast was also mixed at the studio.