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Mike Konopka's new recording studio, "PIE IN THE SKY" is has been busy in music production lately. The studio features a spacious control room, a live room, and a sweet sounding studio space. PIE IN THE SKY, designed by Konopka, features fully floating double wall construction, an innovative soundproof ceiling and basstrap system, and great sight lines throughout the entire facility. The control room features lots of vintage analog and current rack gear by UREI, DBX, Neotek, John Hardy, Lexicon, Alesis, Antares, and TC Electronics. The custom playback system includes vintage monitoring by JBL, Crown, and Dynaco. Pro Tools and Alesis HD24 systems are integrated and coupled with a British Soundtracs analog console. A vintage Studer two track mastering deck is now in place. Working in both analog and digital domains, Mike Konopka draws on his 40+ years of mixing experience to produce high quality audio for clients worldwide. Many clients are sending audio files via the web to Mike for his unique mixing perspective. Check out Mike's selected discography here:
Recent PIE IN THE SKY Projects Include:
Mike is also busy with his protest music project The Joe Hill Heartlanders. The group was formed in support of The Women's March, diversity, equal rights, and standing up to hatred. The songs "Down On The Line", and "Don't Get Mad, Get Even!" have been viewed on youtube and downloaded for free at Mike's Soundcloud page by many socially concerned resistors. We are now working on a new protest song entitled "The Good Fight" which will be available very soon!
The Joe Hill Heartlanders is made up of union teachers, middle class workers, a record store owner, healthcare professionals, and other musicians and artists who donate their time to make modern protest music. Take action to stand up for freedom, democracy, and the American way!
Mike Konopka is always busy mixing live Country shows for United Stations Radio Network's "THE ROAD" syndicated radio program. Heard in hundreds of radio markets coast to coast, the show features the best in live Contemporary Country Music. Shows are produced by USRN's Richard Kimball & Stephanie Voso, recorded on location nationwide by Metro Mobile Location Recording, and mixed by Mike at PIE IN THE SKY, Konopka's studio facilty.
Mike Konopka integrates the best of digital and analog processing to make THE ROAD radio shows sound first rate.
For more info about USRN's The Road check out their website: THE ROAD