Sound Lounge’s second location, Sound Lounge Hudson (SoHo, www.soundlounge.com), features two 5.1 mixing suites and will serve as home base for the New York City’s company new music and sound-design division, featuring a full complement of mixing for television (SD and HD), radio production and voice casting, as well as original music production. Physically, the addition boasts a music recording studio, a live room, a writer’s studio, a casting room and a client lounge.
The SoHo studio’s mixing staff includes Scott Persson, who joins Sound Lounge from McHale Barone, and Peter Buccellato, who has more than 20 years of experience as a mixer. Brad Stratton as executive producer will head the new division. Stratton previously served as a music producer at the New York post house Fluid. The creative staff of music and sound design division includes Marshall Grupp, a co-founder of Sound Lounge, and composer Kevin Ferguson, co-founder of London’s Boiler Room; composer Harry Frost has also joined Sound Lounge. Heading a new sales effort to support the expansion is Jack Fahey.