balsam pillow recording studio
Designed by Steven Durr of Steven Durr Designs, LLC (Nashville, TN) Balsam Pillow Studio is a 1700 sq. foot two story facility which features a spacious control room with Argosy keyboard/Pro Tools workstation, piano isolation room, and studio with gorgeous mountain views. Skylights allow for natural lighting into the studio.
Sight lines between all the recording rooms has been a priority in the studio's design so as to enable visual contact between the performers. Special attention was given to the HVAC, lighting, and electrical designs, with balanced isolated ground AC power for all technical spaces. The rooms are tuned with custom acoustical panels, bass traps and RPG QRD diffusors. Downstairs features a full bath, lounge, kitchen, and wireless internet access.
Equipment includes Avid Pro Tools HD3 Accel DAW, Avid 192 i/o interface, separate Mac Pro CPU for virtual instrument processing, Control|8 mixing surface, Hearback 600 user-mixable cue system, Petrof 7' 9" grand piano, Genelec monitors, as well as a host of high quality microphones, preamps, VI soft synths, and DSP plug-ins.