Meeting Topic: Hearstudio Tour
Meeting Location: Heastudios, Camden, Maine
Hosts Jason Hearst (Owner / Chief Engineer) and Bob Thompson (Business Manager / Creative Director) extended an invitation to visit one of New England's premier recording facilities, located on the beautiful coast of Maine in rustic Camden Village. Designed by Lou Clark of Sonic Space and Jason Hearst, this reconditioned 19th century grain barn was the cover story / featured studio in the Class of 2013 / June issue of Mix Magazine. Neve 5088, Barefoot MM12s, Aviom System, 22,000 c.f. live room, unique design isolation rooms, Yamaha C7 Concert Grand Piano, one of the most extensive instrument and amp selections north of NYC, two artist's accommodation houses, and much more. An informal presentation of details of the studio's design and construction was given, everyone was able to audition the Aviom Personal Monitor System and the Barefoot MM12s, check out the vintage guitar and amp collection, networking / meet-and-greets with regional industry professionals, and experience the beauty of Camden Harbor, which is one block from the studio.
Written By: Lou Clark