Audio Production- Recording, Mixing, Pro Tools Editing, Mastering, Demo's, Albums, Location Recording (live)
Music Production- Producers, Demo's, Music for Film and Video, Jingles, Websites, Corporate
Internet Promotion, Website Promotion,
Independent Radio Promotion
Training Workshops and Classes- Pro Tools, Audio Production, Music Production, Music Business, Guitar Lessons, Piano Lessons, Drum Lessions
About UsBryteSpot Recording Studios is a comfortable professionally equipped studio located near Minnehaha Falls in South Minneapolis. The name comes from the fact that the studio is located in a building that once was a speakeasy called Bright Spot during prohibition times.
Owner/producer Robert Hilstrom has engineered and produced hundreds of local and national recordings for rock, r&b, country, jazz, blues, hip-hop, folk, punk, gospel, rap, and alternative artisits. Robert was the program coordinator for the Audio Production/Music Business program at Globe University/MSB. Robert plays several instruments including keyboards, guitar, drums, bass, and programming.
Producer Greg Cauthen has received many awards for his work with Aaron Hall (Platinum Record), The Mighty Clouds of Power Joy (nominated for best Gospel song Grammy), Jesse James, David Black, and Troop. Greg is a muliti-instrumentalist and vocalist. Greg excels at getting the best performance from the artist.
We aim to give a cost effective solution to making quaility recordings!
Gear and instrumentsMixers: Toft ATB-A 24 Channel, Allen&Heath Mod II (1970's), Allen&Heath Mix Widard 3
Recorders: Pro Tools 003R, Digidesign Producer Pack, Sound Forge, 3M 2" 16-track, Studor b67 1/4" 2-track, MOTU 8-Pre, Alesis ADAT 20-bit, Panasonic SV-3700 DAT, MOTU MIDI Timepiece
Software: Pro Tools LE with Producer Pack Extension, BFD, Waves, Autotune, Isotope, Amplitude, Reason, etc...
Microphones: AKG, Audix, BLUE, Groove Tubes, Micro Geffel, Neumann, Sennheiser, Shure, Crown
Monitors UREI 319, Yamaha NS-10, AKG, Sony, Sennheiser
Outboard Processors: Universal Audio, Trident, Aphex, DBX, Digitech, ART, Peavey, Leslie, Electro-Hamonix, Fulltone, MXR
Keyboards/Synthesizers/Samplers: Steinway Upright-Grand, Hammond CV/Leslie, Rhodes 76-key, Arp Explorer, Oberheim OB3x, Korg MS2000B, Korg Triton LE, Korg M1R, Freeman String Symphonizer, Roland RD700, Roland Super-JV, Roland Juno 1,
EMU Proteus 1000, Farfisa Organ, EMU ESI-4000 Sampler, MOTU MIDI Express AV
Guitars/Amps: Marshall JMP 50 watt (1970's), Fender Deville (4x10), Orange, Harmony, Gibson Dobro, Taylor, Washburn (jumbo 12-string), Fender, Ephiphone, Deering Banjo (5-string), PRS, Gibson Les Paul
Drums/Percussion: Pearl Birch Series 5-piece, Zildjain Cymbals, Purecussion Maple Snare, Yamaha Steel Snare, Ludwig Steel Snare (1970's), assorted percussion
Gutbucket, Craig Anderton, Lamont Cranston Band, Melissa Moser, Ale Carrera, Mercurial Rage, Tracy Silverman, Maxnyx, The Serfs, Pat Hayes, Red Eye Flight, Wally Schoop, Linda Cohen, LFX, Michael Kac, Lost Marbles, Big Daddy Cade, Stacy B, 301, Joshua Aerie, Jacobins, 3D0, Tim Grady, Pitfall, Dennis Landeen, Wu-Li Masters, Dale Frane, Jonards, Alverse, RhythmTool, Larry Fountain, Kung-Fu Hippies, Bellatrex, Compass, Justin Hayes, Milltown Band, Pat Hayes, MN Country All-stars, and many many more...
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RatesPlease contact us for affordable hourly rates, block rates, and song rates.
Robert HilstromBryteSpot Studios
4501 34th Av S
Minneapolis, MN, 55406