Audio Recording Recording, Mixing, Pro Tools Editing, Mastering, Demo's, Albums, Location Recording (live)
Live Sound Clubs, Festivals, Corporate, Theater, Events
Video Production Multiple Camera, Final Cut Editing, DVD Authoring, Band EPK's, Corporate, Events
Photography Band EPK's, Portrait, Corporate, Events
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 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!
RECORDING STUDIO 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 839, Yamaha NS-10, Alesis Monitor One
Outboard Processors: Universal Audio, Trident, Aphex, DBX, Digitech, ART, Peavey, Leslie, Electro-Hamonix, Fulltone, MXR
Keyboards/Synthesizers/Samplers: Steinway Upright-Grand (vintage), Hammond CV/Leslie, Wurlitzeer 140b , Arp Explorer, Hammond XK3, 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 Tiny Terror with 1x12, 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
Current and Past clients
Lamont Cranston Band, Parkway Theater, Gary Busey, Cinematic Titantic, The Big Wu, God Johnson, Jon Wayne and the Pain, Cyprus Music Academy, Zito Ministries, Refridgerager, Paul Metsa, Mark Joseph, Bitter Roots, Gutbucket featuring Tracy Silverman, Craig Anderton, Ale Carrera, Mercurial Rage, Lead The Following, The Serfs, The Big Twang, Fellow Babies, Red Eye Flight, Wally Schoop, Linda Cohen, Michael Kac, Lost Marbles, Big Daddy Cain, 301, Joshua Aerie, Jacobins, Tim Grady, Dennis Landeen, Wu-Li Masters, Dale Frane, Michelle Aldrich, Jonards, Alverse, RhythmTool, Larry Fountain, Kung-Fu Hippies, Bellatrex, Justin Hayes, Milltown Band, Dan Kusz, MN Country All-stars, and many many more...
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RatesPlease contact us for affordable hourly rates, block rates, and project rates.
Robert HilstromBryteSpot Studios