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Metro Arts - Recording Studio


Intro to Digital Audio Recording :  Cover basics of sound production, recording, and use of accessible software (Ableton, Garage Band etc.). Enter the exciting world of digital audio recording; put together beats and simple tracks, and learn techniques such as fade-ins/outs, effects, dynamics and EQ.

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Intro To Protools: Become acquainted with the industry standard program, Protools. Develop fluency in the language of digital recording. Discover the colors that can be found, and the tones and textures achieved by subtle manipulations of the controls at your fingertips.

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Podcasting 101: Learn about this exciting new format for communicating your art and ideas. Participants will be familiarized with popular podcasts, and shown various approaches, and then will work on making their own.

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Get to know our Head Engineers

Walker Sherman  

 Lonnie Perrin 


Studio Rental Rates

ECC Members Pricing:

***Mimimum rental requirement of 1 ½ Hours

  • First Half Hour - $45
  • Additonal Half Hours - $23 each 
  • 1 1/2 hour min - $91
  • Full Day Rate (8 hours) - $390

Non Member Pricing:

***Mimimum rental requirement of 1 ½ Hours

  • First Half Hour - $55
  • Additonal Half Hours - $28 each 
  • 1 1/2 hour min - $111
  • Full Day Rate (8 hours) - $447 

To sign up for a recoding session contact Eastside community Center at (253) 404-3990.

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Audio Recoding Studio 

The Recording Studio and Music Production Program at The East Side Community Center is an affordable solution for the community to learn the art of modern music recording and production. Our vision is to see musicians of all ages have access to the tools and knowledge required to create modern music.

The studio is headed by Walker Sherman and Lonnie Mr Mav Perrin both with a combined music industry experience of over 30 years.

The East Side Music Program will provide academic courses designed to teach Music Production techniques including  Recording with Pro Tools, Garage Band and Logic, Sequencing, Editing, Mixing, Mastering, Beat Making, Synth Programming, and Music Theory. During classes each student will have their own Workstation that includes,a Pro Microphone, Mac Book Laptop, 24 bit Interface, Pro Keyboard with Drum Pads, Headphones, Mic stand and Pop Filter.

The studio will also have the latest high-end Recording and Production equipment, as well as a Pro Drum Kit, Pro  Keyboards and Guitars, Pro  Drum Machine, Professional Microphones Processing and the latest in Audio Plug Ins. Using the industry standard software like Pro Tools and  Logic Pro, and the latest technology  in Real Time UAD signal processing.