About Shock City Studios
Shock City Studios is a world class recording facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Opened in 2008 by musicians and producers Doug Firley and Chris Loesch, Shock city is centered around two state of the art digital mixing rooms, and a master class live room. Centered on music production, mixing, editing, broadcasting, and scoring, Shock City Studios is located in the renovated Polar Ice & Fuel Building in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, which was originally built in the 1920’s and was the home for all the ice used by the Anheuser-Busch breweries.
Shock City boasts many stunning features, including a 7,000 sq ft footprint, and a live room capable of containing a full choir. Shock City is also home to Missouri’s only fully automated Solid State Logic console, and is the only studio with the new Neve Genesys console. It is among a handful of studios nationwide that can boast a live room with a 24’ ceiling, as well as an elevated 100 sq ft balcony for microphone placement and live recording.
The design of Shock City Studios was created from the ground up by Kurt Kerns - AIA, now of V Three studios, who has been recognized nationally for his work, which includes Martha Stewart's “Omni Media” audio/video production facilities, KROK studios and offices in Chicago, Live 105 and Alice studios in San Francisco, In Radio studio for Sirius Satellite Radio Service in San Francisco, and most recently, the new CBS corporate headquarters and studios in New York City. Installers and consultants in the design and implementation Shock City Studio are all world-renowned.
Clearly the choice for professional recording in St. Louis, Shock City is prepared to handle all of your audio needs, including live recording, editing, mixing, motion picture soundtracks, commercials, commercial music, voiceover narration, audio for any web/mobile application, audio restoration, and archiving. With a spacious live room, a state of the art control room, Shock City is a diamond in the rough, and a valuable one at that.
Shock City is located ten blocks south of the new St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium, and three minutes away from the famous Blues City Deli, and is within walking distance of Soulard.
In the summer of 2012, Shock City Studios will also begin offering artist development and branding services, completing the ability of the artist to go to one location for all of their needs.