Berklee's music recording and production facilities are arguably the largest music recording complex in the United States. The Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) Department recording studio complex currently consists of 16 professional production facilities, which offer multitrack digital and analog recording capability, automated mix-down, digital audio editing, video postproduction, 5.1 multichannel surround mixing, and comprehensive signal processing equipment.
Music production and engineering students acquire extensive hands-on experience with a wide array of professional studio equipment and multiformat systems. In collaboration with students from across Berklee departments, MP&E majors gain specialized experience in producing and engineering for a wide array of contemporary music styles.
The recording studio complex features studio/classroom configurations optimized for effective teaching and professional-level production needs. The facilities are stocked with industry-standard equipment from Solid State Logic, API, Neve, ATC, GML, Digidesign, Lexicon, Neumann, Quested, Sonic Solutions, Sony, Studer, Yamaha, and other manufacturers. These tools enable Berklee students to master any number of recording endeavors, including editing, synchronization, mixing, dubbing, and mastering.
In addition, a state-of-the-art control room connected to the 1,200-seat Berklee Performance Center presents opportunities for learning the live recording techniques employed throughout the industry. Please explore the studios in this section's menu to take a closer look at some of the industry-standard tools that Berklee's MP&E Department has to offer.