Great saturation: Everyone knows it when they hear it, whether they recognize it or not. It’s on our favorite albums from the 60’s and 70’s right up to recent offerings from Beck and Alabama Shakes. It shapes the perfect guitar tone and leaves its print on every amazing vocal you’ve ever heard.
inKeep your eyes peeled out the next time you’re traversing a bucolic East Village block. Put on your The Force goggle and you just might see it: The studio that made the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs.
This is the creative space of the prolific music-to-picture composer Goldi, and it’s safe to say there’s no studio like Goldishack anywhere in Manhattan – oh heck, the galaxy. It’s a Millennium Falcon of a facility, camouflaged within a genuine carriage house built in the 1890s.
Goldi has made more than a few modifications to this peaceful-feeling structure. Long ago the gentile rhythm of horseshoes shuffled around down below, mixed with busywork unfolding in the office above.