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Mountain retreat: Paradise Sound


Discover the magic of a recording retreat. Lodging available for groups.

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Keepin' it real.

Paradise Sound was conceived and built before the digital recording revolution. Nobody builds studios like this any more. Why? Because today's recording technology gets us 90% of the outcome, at 10% of the cost. That last ten percent isn't about technology. It's about space, relaxation and purpose. Paradise Sound is one of the few remaining recording retreat destinations in the country. Let's do this!

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Spread out.

Paradise is one of the few recording spaces remaining in the world where you can truly not worry about space. There's plenty. Want to bring a dozen guitar amps? No problem. Want a real Yamaha C7 piano? Got it. Oh, and can we put the drummer in his own isolation room, and still have eye-contact? Done. And there are still three more isolation rooms available beyond that.

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Distance matters.

You can't force it. It just happens. Get away from normal life for a couple days, and your work can take on new dimension. Head East from Seattle, about an hour and a half into the heart of the North Cascade mountains, and you'll find a slice of recording heaven we call Paradise.

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Close to... nowhere.

The joy is in the journey. The destination is part of the process.

What people are saying:

  • “Kevin and I clicked in the studio. I’ve witnessed beautiful compositions on the spot, that really brought the emotionality out in the songs we co-wrote. And, although it took time, I’ve never had better vocal takes in the studio. He made sure I felt like I do when I record at home, so my nerves weren’t shot, like they usually are, when that ‘record’ button is engaged.”
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    Kate Lynne Logan
    Grammy ballot singer / songwriter
    Shared stages with Shawn Colvin, Brandi Carlisle,
    Bob Schneider, Peter Bradley Adams
  • “I have no limit to how much I like hanging out here. It's just that fun.”
    Author
    Lauren Kott
    singer / songwriter
    Selected as Berklee School of Music Jazz Festival Soloist
  • “After looking at several well-known producer/studio options in Seattle, I chose to work with Kevin. He has an uncanny ability to take your music down the path to a tangible result that is in fact, exactly what you had in mind. He is a skilled musician and engineer, with deep knowledge of a wide variety of music and genres, so he was able to pull from many different influences to make my project timeless, relevant and uniquely me.”
    Author
    Sarah Gerritsen
    singer / songwriter from Seattle
  • “Kevin is a complete musical package. He is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter, singer, engineer, and all-around great person to work with. Every time I write a song I find a real benefit in including Kevin in every aspect of taking that raw song and creating a finished product.”
    Author
    Bill Parrott
    songwriter and educator
  • “Kevin not only has the technical knowledge to get the job done but also the ears to make it right. His natural feel for music and relentless pursuit of high quality are quite evident in his finished products.”
    Author
    Joe Diblassi
    Session guitarist and/or producer for Stevie Wonder, Michael McDonald, Frank Sinatra, Chicago, Ray Charles, Phil Collins, Donna Summer, and many many more.
  • “My experience with Kevin was 5-star. Entering with a flood of questions as a first-timer, Kevin painted a clear picture of the process from start to finish. He truly is a one stop shop, from his musical ear, advice and editing, as well as his eye and expertise in graphic design. The CD's arrived right on schedule and I was able to sold over half of them the first month alone. I look forward to working with him on my next recording!”
    Author
    Susan Haas
    Orchestral Harpist for Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Vince Gill, and others.
  • “I talked with probably 6 different producers before a couple of my musician friends suggested I chat with Kevin. The guy is just so damn talented. I would tell him basically where I wanted a specific song to go, share a few artists with him who inspired me, and away we went. We did a lot of the work together in the studio, but sometimes he would send me a track and it would be completely transformed. He allowed me to be as obsessively nick-picky as I needed to be, and he made it clear that my 150% satisfaction was his first priority. It was always clear to me that he cared about the quality of the project as much as I did.”
    Author
    Lana McMullen
    Seattle-based singer/songwriter
  • “Kevin is one of the most creative and fun people I have ever worked with. He presided over our company’s marketing activities and in doing so helped create our fantastic company culture, marketing messages, and branding tools which are second to none.”
    Author
    Scott McFarlane
    CEO of Avalara, one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the world.
  • “Kevin is an excellent producer/coach, a well rounded instrumentalist, creative, with a great ear and natural talent. His new-day technical skill set allows him to work fast and effective with a team-player mind.”
    Author
    Herschel Blankenship
    Music industry veteran.
    Founder of Schector Guitars. Founder of Triad-Orbit microphone systems.
  • “We’ve worked with Kevin on a few different projects now and have loved each one. He brings a lot to the table: creative ideas, an excellent ear, clear communication, a peaceful recording space and a great sense of humor to keep the process light-hearted. He’s incredibly talented and extremely humble. He consistently makes sessions, comfortable, fun and productive.”
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    Mr. and Mrs. Something
    performing duo
  • “This was an awesome experience for me. Kevin is professional, fun and knowledgeable. We transformed a tune that was in my head, into my first published original song. His turnaround time was fantastic and exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend Kevin!”
    Author
    Emily Lawrence
    singer/songwriter
    Monster Energy AMA Supercross National Anthem Soloist

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