BLADE Studios is a full-service sound recording studio including:

  • studio rental
  • music production and engineer services
  • post production facilities
  • rehearsal spaces
  • film audio services including ADR, Foley and scoring.

The complex consists of two spacious studios, producer and writers’ offices, lounges and equipment lock-ups.  Our building is a fortified modern structure that includes heightened security for our artists and producers and numerous redundant electrical and HVAC systems so that no project is interrupted.  Studio A features an SSL Duality console.  Studio B features Avid icon consoles.  Each sound studio is packed with new and vintage gear, and vintage instruments and amps are available to artists in the tracking rooms.

Brady Blade

Brady Blade Brady L. Blade, Jr. (born in 1965 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American rock, pop and country drummer, record producer and composer.  Brady has played as part of Emmylou Harris’ band, Spyboy, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Jewel, The Indigo Girls, Bob Dylan, Dave Matthews & Friends, and with Buddy & Julie Miller.

While known for touring the world with many of the key figures in American music, Brady is one of the most in-demand session drummers in the world.

Brady is an accomplished producer and composer.  He enjoys working with new talent, developing their songwriting and, ultimately, producing and recording alongside them. He has had a number of major successes, particularly in Australia and New Zealand, where his work was featured prominently in their national music charts, producing the debut records of both Brooke Fraser, Annabel Fey and Anna Mac.

Brady can be heard on over 50 records to date including, most recently, on Darryl Jones of the Rolling Stones debut record. Brady’s brother is jazz drummer Brian Blade.

 

Chris Bell

Chris BellChris Bell has developed his talents through years of experience in the recording industry, bringing musicians the masterful chemistry necessary to attract an enduring audience. Chris was nominated for a Grammy award in 1998 and has worked on several Grammy-winning projects.

He honed his skills on tape machines and analog mixing desks working on recordings like Erykah Badu’s “Mammas Gun”. His resume also includes studio time with U2, Everclear, Destiny’s Child, Fuel, The Polyphonic Spree, and Earth, Wind, and Fire, along with remixes for Peter Gabriel and Death in Vegas. His most recent projects include The Eagles #1 record “Long Road Out of Eden”, Erykah Badu’s “Amerykah”, Red Monroe, Jonathan Tyler, Little Brian, Forjak, and Cas Haley.

He continues to be active in the growth and development of the industry. Elected to the Board of Governors of the Recording Academy, Chris has served in many roles at the Academy including Governor, 1st Vice President, President, and Trustee. A skilled and experienced mixing engineer, recording engineer and producer, Bell infuses his projects with a foundation for success.