Audio Engineers

Charlie Paakkari

Clients

Steve Genewick

Clients

Chandler Harrod

Clients

Jeff Fitzpatrick

Clients

Mastering Engineers

Robert Vosgien

Clients & Gear

Ron McMaster

Clients & Gear

Ian Sefchick

Clients & Gear

Kevin Bartley

Clients & Gear

Evren Göknar

Clients & Gear

Production Suite Engineers

Transfer Engineers

Perry Cunningham

Projects

Dave McEowen

Projects

Tech Engineers

Dave Clark

Peter Gonzales

Studio Staff

Arthur S. Kelm

About

Paula Salvatore

About

Ryan Simpson

About

Andrew Blumberg

About

Charlie Paakkari

Clients

  • Tony Williams
  • Pet Shop Boys
  • Sara Bareilles
  • John Mayer
  • Elliott Smith
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash
  • Good Night Good Luck
  • 100 Años de Mariachi
  • Whatcha Lookun For

Steve Genewick

Clients

  • Diana Krall
  • Paul McCartney
  • Brian Setzer Orchestra
  • Shelby Lynne
  • Elliot Smith
  • Harry Connick Jr.
  • Michael Buble
  • Willie Nelson
  • Goo Goo Dolls
  • Jeff Hamilton Trio
  • Full credit list

Chandler Harrod

Clients

  • Best Coast
  • Jimi Hendrix
  • Paul McCartney
  • Delta Goodrem
  • Diana Schurr

Jeff Fitzpatrick

Clients

  • Huey Lewis & The News
  • Bruno Major
  • Cal Arts Jazz 2012 & 2015
  • Mary J. Blige
  • John Mayer
  • Skrillex
  • Porter Robinson

Robert Vosgien

Clients

  • Bob Seger
  • Elvis Costello
  • BJ The Chicago Kid
  • Tori Kelly
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Selena Gomez
  • No Doubt
  • Bush
  • Slayer
  • Full credit list

Gear

  • Dangerous Music Mastering Suite
  • Capitol CM-5511 Custom Tube Compressor
  • Manley “Variable-MU” Limiter/ Compressor
  • Alan Smart Stereo Compressor
  • Tube-Tech EQ 1AM Mastering Eq’s
  • 1st Generation Sontec MES-430B Mastering EQ’s
  • Manley SLAM Limiter and A-D/ D-A Converters
  • Prism Sound 192k A-D/D-A Converters
  • Ampex ATR Modified

Ron McMaster

Clients

  • Tom Waits
  • The Germs
  • Elvis Costello
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Shelby Lynne
  • Miles Davis
  • R.E.M

Gear

  • Capitol Valve Compressor CM-5511
  • Capitol Mid-Side Encoder/Decoder
  • Echo Chambers
  • Neumann VMS 70/SX 74 with SAL 74B Electronic
  • Capitol/Neve Custom Mastering Console
  • Dual Neve 4 Band 1081 Mastering Equalizers
  • A/B Preview Crossfade for Traditional Lacquer Mastering
  • Low frequency crossover/blend for lacquer cutting
  • Studer A-80 Disc Mastering Tape Machine with 1/4″ and 1/2″ Head Stacks
  • ATR 4 Channel Tape Machine with 1/4″ and 1/2″ Flux Head Stacks

Ian Sefchick

Clients

  • Blue Note Records
  • Glass Animals
  • Alabama Shakes
  • Of Monsters & Men
  • Kid Cudi

Gear

  • Neumann VMS66 Lathe with SX74 cutting head
  • Zuma Pitch Computer
  • Custom Transfer console
  • Avid HD I/O
  • DB Technologies DA924 Gold D/A
  • Bowers & Wilkins monitors with Bryston Amplifiers

Kevin Bartley

Clients

  • Motörhead
  • Gorillaz
  • Blondie
  • Social Distortion
  • Billy Idol
  • Ryan Bingham
  • The Decemberists
  • Crystal Antlers
  • Full credit list

Gear

  • Neumann Custom Line Amps
  • Capitol Engineering Custom Tube Line Amps
  • Manley Massive Passive Custom Stereo Equalizer
  • BA-1073 Equalizers
  • Sontec MES-432C
  • Capitol CM-5511 Custom Tube Compressor
  • Ampex ATR102
  • Prism Sound 192k A-D/D-A Converters
  • Lavry LE4496 M-AD-824 /M-DA-824 Converters
  • KA-Electronics Precision MS Matrix

Perry Cunningham

Clients

  • The Beatles
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Nat King Cole
  • The Beach Boys

Dave McEowen

Clients

  • The Beatles
  • Frank Sinatra
  • John Coltrane
  • Norah Jones
  • The Beach Boys
  • Full credit list

Arthur S. Kelm

About

Arthur Kelm has been involved in Engineering and Management of some of the top studios in the industry including Record One, The Complex Studios, Record Plant Studios, Skywalker Sound and Walt Disney Imagineering, He brings his vast and varied experience, technical knowledge, and impeccable reputation to the Capitol Studios management team. His list of clients reads like a who’s who of the entertainment industry.

arthur.kelm@umusic.com | 323.871.5287

Dave Clark

Peter Gonzales

Paula Salvatore

About

Paula has been an anchor of excellence in the L.A. recording world for many years, and is held in high esteem amongst her colleagues. As Vice President of Capitol Studios since the early nineties, she has become an integral part of recording sessions for top-line artists. Her clients include Paul McCartney, James Taylor, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra, to name a few. Please contact Paula for studio availability and rate inquiries.

paula.salvatore@umusic.com | 323.871.5001

Ryan Simpson

About

Ryan Simpson comes from an audio engineering background and has been managing and supporting Capitol Mastering for the past 3 years. Ryan’s expertise in the technical and artistic aspects of the mastering process allows him to facilitate projects in any format, ranging from digital or physical release, including CD or Vinyl. He has worked with a diverse list of artists on a range of projects including several Grammy Award-winning albums.

ryan.simpson@umusic.com | 323.871.5004

Evren Göknar

Clients

  • Lenny Kravitz
  • Iggy Pop
  • Heart
  • George Clinton
  • N.W.A.
  • Queensrÿche
  • Megadeth
  • KISS
  • The Smashing Pumpkins
  • Mariah Carey
  • Full credit list

Gear

  • Dangerous Music Monitor Controller / Console
  • Sontec MES-432C Mastering Equalizers
  • TC Electronic M6000 Mastering Processor
  • Capitol Engineering M/S Encoder – Decoder
  • Manley “Vari-MU” Limiter / Compressor
  • Manley SLAM! Limiter / Compressor
  • Smart Research C2 Limiter / Compressor
  • Bryston 7B Monoblock Power Amplifiers
  • Tannoy System 15 DMTii Dual Concentric Monitors

Andrew Blumberg

About

Andrew Blumberg facilitates digital content and media as well as studio administration at Capitol Studios. After graduating from Elon University in North Carolina, Blumberg worked for The Orchard, a Media Distribution company in New York City. He then moved to Los Angeles and interned with Capitol Records in the Hollywood Marketing department before joining the Studios team full-time.

andrew.blumberg@umusic.com | 323.871.5168