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Welcome Vacation Island’s Matt Boynton

Apr 23, 2015 |

The Magic Shop is thrilled to welcome back Vacation Island’s Matt Boynton. Matt was our head engineer many years ago and one of the most talented guys to come through this studio. He left to start his own place and had a great run – making records with the likes of Gang Gang Dance, Kurt Vile, […]

The Magic Shop at Skidmore

Mar 30, 2015 |

Steve Rosenthal, Jessica Thompson and Jocelyn Arem visited Skidmore College this March to give a presentation on Reviving, Restoring and Re-Imagining the Music Archive as part of Skidmore’s MDOCS program. Revisiting their work on the Caffe Lena Archive, Steve wowed the audience with true tales of the treasure hunt – starting with just a handful of tapes and […]

Foo Fighters At The Magic Shop

Nov 10, 2014 |

Dave Grohl and Foo Fighters chose The Magic Shop to be the NYC recording studio featured on the last stop of their Sonic Highways musical tour of America. The Magic Shop will be in the last episode of the HBO “Sonic Highways” series, premiering this December. Dave and the Foos recorded “I Am a River” at the Magic Shop and visited with guests such as Joan […]