Alta Podcast stays close its roots

Live Oak Studio is so excited to share that Alta Magazine, the newly launched brainchild of William Randolph Hearst III, has just added a podcast to its already impressive roster of content, and it is being recorded right here. The magazine is Hearst’s California-centric answer to The New Yorker, and the podcast is no exception… Read more »

Rita Moreno is Back!

We have had the pleasure of working with Rita Moreno again this month. She is one of only 12 EGOT winners (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony) in entertainment history. We have been recording her part on a Sprout original cartoon series called, “Nina’s World”. She is the Spanish Grandmother known as Nina’s Abuelita Yolie. In… Read more »

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Recording Studio Time

At Live Oak Studio, a premier Bay Area recording studio in Berkeley, we have a minimum four-hour booking time, so we want our clients get the most out of their sessions. Our chief engineer, James Ward, has a few guidelines. 1. Be on time. The clock starts ticking at your scheduled time—not the time you… Read more »

Recording at Live Oak Studio

Live Oak is a full-service recording and mixing facility serving the music, film, spoken word and game community. There is no substitute for professional acoustics, top of the line equipment — and years of experience! Our lead engineer James Ward receives accolades from the many recording artists who have benefitted from his expertise. Studio design:… Read more »

Renee Asteria’s new release “Razteria”

One of our favorite artists, Renee Asteria, has a new release called,”Razteria”, which is really some fun and exciting music : “RAZTERIA – Renee Asteria’s 3rd release: “Latin roots, reggae riddims, activist intent and strong female vocals coalesce on Renee Asteria’s rockin’ new release RazteRia (Asteria Records). ” The result is soulful, rock-solid and recommended.”… Read more »

Bay Area Artists honor Dr. King

On January 16, Bay Area artists and community will gather to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Bay Area radio personality Leslie Stoval will emcee this 9th annual musical tribute: In the Name of Love, produced by Rhythmic Concepts, Inc., with the generous support of Target Corporation. The 6th Annual Citizen of Oakland Humanitarian Award… Read more »

January 16 – In the Name of Love

In the Name of Love, the 9th Annual Musical Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Rhythmic Concepts, Inc., with the generous support of Target Corporation, presents Oakland’s only non-denominational musical tribute honoring Dr. King.  Each year, 1,400 adults, elders, children and families, from extremely diverse backgrounds, come together to share in the inspiration… Read more »