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Hitsville N.O.t.L. The Shed

Studio and Recording Facilities
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Canada
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NOV. 2016
Dusting the ceiling

NOV. 2016
Acoustic guitar beds and scotch drinking

NOV. 2016
Two great drummers
Peter Griffin & Penner MacKay

Aadin Miller/Beau Dixon
summer 2012 Session
with cast members
of Shaw Festival's Ragtime

THAT WAS A
KILLER SESSION

Graham Lear
in session- 2012

Graham Lear
in session- 2012

Drummer boys
Dave Norris, Graham Lear
& Penner MacKay- 2012

THE NEW NEVE RACK
BUILT BY
FRANK DITILLIO

RETRO

GROOVY

Anne Adams, Karen Smith
& Gail Poulsen 2011

Matt Alvarez
shakin' coins
Life Problems - 2011
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inspiriation
Root Magic Sessions
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more inspiriation
Root Magic Sessions
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PETER GRIFFIN
Root Magic Sessions
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Dave Bowes
Root Magic Sessions
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Mitch Wallace
Root Magic Sessions
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Dave Bowes
Root Magic Sessions
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Mitch Wallace
Root Magic Sessions
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groupies
Root Magic Sessions
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U87
Root Magic Sessions
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1178's & LA2A
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Outboard rack
Oct/10
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control central
Oct/10
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Workin' out some stuff
with Paul Martin Oct/10
 place holder
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from the Fringe Locals' sessions
2005
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Paul Martin
Oct/10
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Dave Norris, Penner MacKay
John Dickie & Herb Nelson
Oct/08
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The new rehearsal room!
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the API's
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Rob Page, Bruce Longman
& Chuck Keeping
Oct/08
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Bruce Longman & Chuck Keeping
Oct/08
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Herb Nelson & Penner MacKay
Oct/08
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Fiz, the new studio dog
number three
working on her chops!
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the Studer 2 track
NEVES
ANALOGE RULES!
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HARDWARE UPGRADE
JULY/07
NEVES
THE NEW HD RIG
BGW POWER
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JULY/07
SOME OUTBOARD STUFF
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HARDWARE UPGRADE
JULY/07
THE HARD DRIVES
AND THE NEW MAC
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HARDWARE UPGRADE
JULY/07
THE RE-CAPPED CONSOLE
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JULY/07
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Thomas Williams Sessions,Apr/07
Mac & Garth Vogan, Jesse, Penner
& Andy MacKay, Steve Grisbrook
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Thomas Williams Sessions
Apr/07 Jesse MacKay
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Steve Grisbrook
Apr/07
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the control room
Sept/06
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the API eq's & pre's
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the control room
Sept/06
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the console
Sept/06
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Robbie McTagg
junior audio consultant
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Craig Roberts,Steve GriSbrook,
Robbie & Denis Keldie enjoying
pre-gig espressos
Aug/06
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Robbie
& Penner MacKay
Aug/06
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Jesse MacKay,
laying down some keys
July/06
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Vinyard Jazz trio in session
on CCTV June/06
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Vinyard Jazz Trio
checkin' out the mix
June/06
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camera-phone art shot
May/06
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Justin Friesen
June/06
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Penner MacKay & Bruce Jones
on CCTV May/06
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Penner MacKay
on tablas May/06
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Mike Butler
May/06
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Penner MacKay & Peter Alexander
April/06
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my good bud
Steve Grisbrook
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KIM V.S., demo session
FEB/06
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MIKE HRIN & KIM V.S.,
demo session FEB/06
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the Niagara Rhythm Section
with BRUCE JONES
DEC/05
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PETER SLACK
DEC/05
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BRUCE JONES
DEC/05
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Penner & Steve looking in
with Martin Springett
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Steve, Betty,
Dave Norris & James Brown
CD Covershoot 2003

Jupiter Jazz Band
Getting some air
outside the Shed
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THE FRINGE LOCALS
SEPT/03
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co-producers,
Steve & Scooter Sept/05
PHOTO FOR MIX
MAGAZINE ARTICLE
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Vintage Soul- session Sept/05
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the outboard rack/2005
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bird's eye view
spring2005
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Sarah & Tom of
the Marantz Project
Spring 2005
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The rig &
new sound baffles
Spring 2005
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what a view
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at work / July/04
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July/04
Martin Springett
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Penner shakin' it
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bossa nova baby!
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October 28/03 The new
console and outboard
rack fully installed and operational
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two years later...Aug/05
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Hungry for fat sound?
the NEVE "lunchbox"
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the Hammond
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keys & Studer
new sound diffusion
October 2008
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the ProTools rig
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VIP'S
The control room and
view thru Iso 2
into the studio
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James Brown,
live off the floor
Aug/03
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Joe Ingrao Garth Vogan & Pete Griffin
checkin' out the mix
Sept/03
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recording Penner's
rope-tension humungus
wine barrel drum, Jan/04
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This is the sweet wee house kit
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This is lounge in main studio
We have a new
esspresso machine!
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Main studio
Looking into Iso 2
and control room
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Pro-tools for dummies
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Engineer/techie Frankie D
on the rails
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Penner MacKay in session
April/03
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We're back in action!
Maja Bannerman, in session
March 9/03
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our executive
producer taking a
much needed break
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Steve, Maja Bannerman
& Terrance Cox
mixin' it up May/03
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drums anyone?
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Craig Roberts
Jumpin' Jive Sessions
2002
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Ted Hallas
Jumpin' Jive Sessions
2002
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Bob Latzer
Jumpin' Jive Sessions
2002
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Mickey D
Jumpin' Jive Sessions
2002
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Steve
Jumpin' Jive Sessions
2002
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from the Fringe Locals' sessions
2005
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from the Fringe Locals' sessions
2005
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Penner MacKay in session
2005

Here are some shots of the old studio from Before the fire and After the fire shots.
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Where the fire started.
This was a workbench!
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A very comfortable and
secluded place to be creative
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What's left of the isolation booth
and our heroic fire chief
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Master Control
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The drum/isolation room
and our executive producer.
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and most importantly,
the espresso bar!
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ARRGH!, YUK
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This was once a nice banjo
now, a garden ornament
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Same as above after the fire
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Now what's left of the drum room
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working out parts in comofort
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At least some of the
the guitars might be ok
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What a mess

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