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Live/Work Recording

When you ask someone to cut a track in your recording studio - surely you don't mean your unfinished basement? Work at home, but work pro.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Other
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website

Company Summary

Thousands in the noisemaking arts (music, records, video postproduction) work at home, not in expensive recording studios. Problem - most homes are spectacularly unsuitable for this task. Solution - we will adapt and reuse vacant industrial property in Philadelphia as modern loft style apartments and production suites for music and film production, with a large live recording room for both residents and outside clients at its core.


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    Paula J Hanson
    Principal/Recording Engineer

    Paula began her engineering career at Sydney's Rhinoceros Recording working with some of the world's great producers and artists including Chris Thomas, David Nicholas and INXS.

    Paula was nominated for the Australian Engineer Of The Year ARIA in 1989 for the Max Q album with Michael Hutchence.

    In London, she continued working with Chris Thomas engineering for artists such as Elton John, with producers Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Martin

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    David Nicholas
    Principal/Studio Designer/Record Producer

    David is an Australian based record producer and founding partner, designer and builder of the great Rhinoceros Recordings, the preeminent and most influential studio of the 80's and early 90's Australian rock era.

    During his time at Rhinoceros, he worked on most of the significant Australian albums of that decade, including, INXS’ 'Kick', 'X' and 'Shaboo Shoobah', Midnight Oil’s 'Blue Sky Mining', Richard Clapton’s 'Glory Road', Australian Cr

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    Ted Agoos

    Studios Agoos Lovera

    Since the beginning, our mission as a firm has been to provide the highest possible level of design services to a diversified client base; we quickly reached that goal, with designs for private and public clients in the corporate, education, civic, residential, and sports/entertainment fields.

    This staffing size and quality provide our firm and clients with a significant level of technical depth, consistently high quali

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    Rich Feldmann
    Project Manager/LEED AP

    Project Manager & Business Development Associate
    Greenable / Range Partners

    Rich is a founding partner of Philadelphia based Range Partners. Range is a sustainable
    building, project management/consulting firm. Range brings together the talents of
    architects, builders/developers, engineers, historic building specialists, landscape architects
    and others who focus on building healthy, energy efficient projects. Range is a division of

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    Michael O'Brien
    General Contractor

    Since joining W.S. Cumby in 1999, Mike has developed a unique insight into the development and delivery of commercial buildings, having served the company in the positions of Field Superintendent and Project Manager proir to his current role as Vice President.

    Mike is currently responsible for the development of new business opportunities and the oversight of the firm’s pre-construction services. He has directed the planning of numerous multi-

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    Nora Davenport
    Director Of Corporate Partnerships

    Nora Davenport is an urban anthropologist with deep roots in Philadelphia. A keen interest in urban development and renewal brought her to the Live/Work Recording Project. She has worked in development in higher education, and helped steward sponsorship for several programs at Temple and others. Nora has traveled extensively, and her outgoing nature and detail oriented personality makes her an ideal nurturer of our corporate relationships.