Our Response to COVID-19

PLEASE READ THESE GUIDELINES BEFORE YOUR SESSION (Updated as of 2/9/2022) COVID-19 Guidelines: When you arrive for your session, please visit the front desk where you will have your temperature taken and be asked to fill out an intake form. Essential personnel only (no friends, family or visitors at this time) If you have been…

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Same Sky Featured in Billboard for COVID-19 Safety Measures

With varying mandates from state and local governments — and few that apply directly to musicians — studios are working together to create best practices as they return to business. On May 5, musician Dave Madden arrived at Same Sky Productions in Austin to record his first in-studio session since the pandemic. Spotting a Rubik’s…

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Same Sky Mentioned for Work on Recording Academy Reopening Guidelines

The Recording Academy Producers & Engineers Wing has released “Safe Studio Considerations,” a list of recommendations aimed toward recording studio operators as they reopen in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The list was developed with input and assistance from “numerous recording studio owners, engineers, and others around the country.” In addition to basic measures…

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Welcome to Our Crib

Remember MTV’s Cribs? Remember Same Sky TV? (Odds are you remember at LEAST one). Well, Same Sky TV has made a return in 2020 with SSP’s Cribs in which Owner/Producer David Messier and Head Engineer/Producer Andre Cantave give a brief tour of our East Austin recording studio. Fridge – check. Shoes – check. Cars -…

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Same Sky Studio Designer Mark Genfan Memorialized for Final Project, The Bubble

Recording studios represent more than finely tuned rooms filled with expensive microphones, racks of compressors, and consoles. They’re incubators of dreams, places of eternal possibilities, where destinies become reality. The power and potential these facilities hold exists both in their dimensional details and the characters inside – often both. In the world of recording, you’ll…

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Same Sky Mentioned in KVUE’s Coverage of the DIY Musician Conference

AUSTIN, Texas — More than 1,000 independent artists are spending the weekend learning from some of the best in the business. For the first time, digital music distribution company CD Baby has brought its “DIY Musician Conference” to Austin. The event runs through Sunday afternoon at the Hilton Austin on East Fourth Street. The Roots’…

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Same Sky mentioned in Hypebot’s coverage of DIY Musician Conference

CD Baby has moved its DIY Musician conference to Austin on August 16-18. To mark the shift, the much-loved d.i.y. music distributor is adding some real star power to its already strong mix of networking, advice, and inspiration. Questlove will explore what tools and tech support a musician’s creativity and business goals. Rap legend DMC…

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Review of David Messier’s “Time Bomb” (Recorded at Same Sky)

Messier sharpens his wide-ranging directions on sophomore LP Time Bomb without losing any adventurousness. Wielding a clever lyrical sense and hook-laden love for unexpected pop exploration, the album fuses dark and brooding, threatening to blow in its tightly wound arrangements. Read More

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Paste Magazine video premier for Television Is Better Than Love

Austin-based singer-songwriter and producer David Messier has released the music video for his latest single, “Television is Better Than Love,” premiering exclusively at Paste. Serving as the lead single from Messier’s sophomore album Time Bomb, the track is full of cheesy, TV-influenced puns juxtaposed with the harsh realities of modern dating (in a world where…

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David Messier’s “Time Bomb” announcement on Grateful Web

The multi-talented, Austin based artist David Messier is set to release his sophomore album this fall. A Trustee of the Recording Academy, Messier, is an esteemed music industry leader, accomplished producer, entrepreneur, singer and songwriter. Austin Chronicle has hailed Messier as an “expanse of talent and ideas” and KUTX said, “Messier is a hurricane force…

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