Area 52 Studios in Saugerties, NY is a full service recording studio/audio facility. It is also the home of the Woodstock Recording Workshop and Hudson Valley Audio. Between the three divisions, we can teach you how to record your music with one of our workshops, then mix and master it for you in our studio, then sell and install a state of the art Audio/Video system so you can enjoy listening to your new record, then support the production for your tour! Give us a call and find out more.
Area 52 owner and engineer Dave Cook has worked in the recording industry for over 25 years. He has album credits with artists such as:The B-52’s, 10,000 Maniacs, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Juliana Hatfield, Graham Parker, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, among others. He has mixed live, radio concert broadcasts for artists including David Bowie, Alanis Morissette, Bare Naked Ladies, Goo Goo Dolls and Radiohead. In his time as chief engineer for several studios, Dave also worked in audio for video post-production, studio construction and design, team management, and staff training and development. Live concert sound has become a large part of Dave's career lately, touring with artists such as Laurie Anderson, Carly Simon, Natalie Merchant, Medeski; Martin and Wood, Ethel, Maya Beiser and Marc Cohn._