Studio A is one of the two original studios at the Madison Avenue location which opened in late 1971. It has hosted many of Ardent’s most illustrious clientele.LEARN MORE
The live room has the most significant space at Ardent, measuring 24’9” x 38’10”, and has high ceilings along with three moderately-sized isolation booths.
Studio B is the second of the original studios at the Madison Avenue location, which opened in late 1971. Studio B has also hosted many of Ardent’s most famed clientele in tracking and mixing capacities. The control room occupies the original live room, most notably hosting most of ZZ Top’s 1970’s catalogue. But times change, and technology evolves; an SSL 6056 was purchased in 1985. The desk was discovered to be too large for the existing control room, so the space was reversed and remodelled.LEARN MORE
Studio C is the last major installation added to the Madison Avenue complex. Designed by Audio Consultants of Nashville, TN in 1979, its construction was completed in 1980. The live room is the second largest recording space at Ardent, measuring 27’6” x 32’, with three moderately-sized isolation booths which provide musicians and producers alike.LEARN MORE
Studio D is the most recent addition to the studios and features a 56-input Wunder Ardent Edition Console. Its primary goal was to handle the creative overflow that may happen in our other studios and provide additional creative space while retaining the workflow of other collaborators on a project.LEARN MORE
When STAX sadly went out of business, its lathe and mastering engineer Larry Nix needed a home. In the mid-seventies, the Neumann VMS 70 and Larry came to reside at Ardent. It has served clients worldwide and is currently getting a rebuild to breathe life into vinyl heard around the world once again.LEARN MORE