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Long Island Music Studio “Montclair Records” Becoming the One-Stop-Shop For Artists & Bands Along with Concert Series at Top Venues This Spring

Long Island Music Studio “Montclair Records” Becoming the One-Stop-Shop For Artists & Bands Along with Concert Series at Top Venues This Spring

St. James Studio Offers Not Only The Highest-Quality Recording Experience, But a Plethora of Other Opportunities For Musicians From Booking to Custom Songwriting, and the “Montclair Records Concert Series” March 3rd, April 10th and May 20th

St. James, NY (February 2016) — If you’re an artist or band looking for professional quality recording and mixing at a price that won’t break the bank, other musicians to help give you that fuller more rounded-out sound, a production studio for your next video, help with your songwriting to get you to that next level, and so much more – your search is over. St. James Recording Studio Montclair Records is becoming the spot for musicians who want their next song or album to be of the highest quality, or need that all-inclusive experience that delves into every facet of their artistry from the writing stage to recording, video production, and even booking their next gig! And with preparations under way for their upcoming “Montclair Records Concert Series” this Spring at Amityville Music Hall Thursday, March 3rd; Revolution Saturday, April 10th, and The Emporium Friday, May 20th featuring Gnarly Karma, Wake the Sun, A.D.D., and more- interested musicians are encouraged to contact the studio by Calling (516) 98-MUSIC or Emailing MontclairRecords@gmail.com!


The studio took shape in 2013 when childhood friends Billy Hanley, Michael Lazarus, & Jayson Klein came together to turn their love of music into a creative team designed to help further the careers of up-and-coming artists & musicians. A lifelong musician with a B.A. in Music and Sound Recording from the prestigious University of New Haven Music Program, Hanley played in a number of ensembles throughout high school and college including Marching Band and Jazz Band. He currently plays Alto and Tenor Saxophone in Alternative Rock band Gnarly Karma, and serves as an Audio Engineer and Composer at Montclair Records. Michael Lazarus previously worked at record label Wind-up Records in NYC under Marketing Manager/A&R Chris Graham and later developed a passion for Recording & Mixing- earning him a reputation as a quick-witted, efficient, and creative Audio Engineer. He is currently the Producer for Gnarly Karma and played a crucial role in the recording and production of their debut album, “Classic Breeze” while also working as a Booking Agent and Representative for the EarWaxx Sessions, a popular artist showcase in Long Island, NY. Jayson Klein is an all-around business and marketing guru, with past work experience at both Disney and Yext, a heavyweight in the realm of Digital Marketing and SEO. He serves as the Director of Business Relations at Montclair Records, where he plays a key role in the booking and event hosting aspects of the business. He also utilizes his sales and marketing expertise to help promote the artists who work with Montclair.



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Offering professional quality recording and mixing at a price that won’t break your budget, the Montclair team works with clients individually to determine a price and package that best suits them. Most importantly, they care about your music just as much as you do! Using the kind of hands-on approach that most studios will not, their passion and dedication to music ensures that your project will sound the best it possibly can. Their mission is to take your sound to the next level by utilizing their audio engineering expertise, creative input, and collection of effective audio equipment in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Whether you’re a solo artist, rapper, or a band, they’ve got you covered.

Breakdown of Services Offered:

  • Recording (Tracking) – All Genres Welcome!

  • Mixing

  • Mastering

  • Additional Production – Montclair has a large library of sounds that includes thousands of Virtual Instruments of all types. Engineer Billy Hanley is a talented and accomplished musician/composer who will write and/or perform additional production on clients’ projects per request. That also includes Saxophone and Backing Vocals. Clients also have full access to use these instruments themselves on their project if they already have a part in mind.

  • Custom Song Creation – Say you only have the lyrics and general melody for a song in mind, but need some help filling out the rest of the production- their songwriting expertise and vast library of sounds can help create a finished product.

  • Studio Musicians – The studio is connected with a number of talented, local musicians who are willing to be a part of your project as per request.

  • Beats/Instrumentals – They’ll create original and sampled beats/instrumentals. Mostly Hip-Hop/R&B tracks, but also for other genres as well as scoring/film.

  • In-Studio Music Video –  Record a Single and have an In-Studio Music Video shot in “The Blue Room.”

  • Booking Shows – Montclair Records hosts a number of events, and books up-and-coming local artists

3rd Party Services Also Include:

  • Graphic Design

  • Photography

  • CD Duplication

  • Live Audio

  • Music Lessons

With so much to offer bands and musicians, Montclair Records is one of the best choices on Long Island for not only recording, but the full-spectrum of musically creative needs! And as the “Montclair Records Concert Series” is set to make its way to Amityville Music Hall Thursday, March 3rd; Revolution Saturday, April 10th, and The Emporium Friday, May 20th– artists are encouraged to contact the studio for their chance to share the stage with other up-and-coming Long Island talent!

To Schedule an Appointment or Submit for the Montclair Records Concert Series, Call: (516) 98-MUSIC // (516) 986-8742 OR Email: MontclairRecords@gmail.com

For More information, Visit: http://www.montclairrecords.com/



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