Rob Francis Records for BAMC and Releases New Album

Robert Francis is an internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter whose single, Junebug, went to #1 in France and the top 10 in Germany and Switzerland. Robert is no stranger to music having been one of the only students of John Frusciante (of the Red Hot Chili Peppers) and growing up with a family of musicians. Starita was pleased to record Robert for the 1st series from Bay Area Music Collective, a community based project bringing together all facets of the local scene ...

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Starita Elected Governor for The Grammys San Francisco Chapter

It’s official….Starita has been elected as a Governor for The San Francisco Chapter of The National Academy Of Recording Arts and Sciences. This is in alignment and perfect timing for the upcoming launch of The Bay Area Music Collective, a community based collective aimed at making San Francisco THE music destination in America.

Stay tuned for more updates and thank you to The Academy!!!!

http://www.grammy365.com/chapters/san-francisco-chapter

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Hydrophonic Records New Single With Starita

Hydrophonic is a 4 piece powerhouse of hard driving rock and roll that’s been making waves since the 2011 release of their EP Beached. The team recorded Beached with Starita over the course of 5 days pulling out every production stop adding layers and layers of face melting guitars and vocals.

This time, the band came to Starita wanting a new direction and vibe to take their new single, ...

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Starita To Record Katie Herzig and Andrew Belle In San Francisco!

A Grammy nominee, Katie Herzig‘s become a fixture in Nashville’s up-and-coming indie music scene. With songs featured on NPR, KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic, Frito Lay and Honda commercials, and television shows including several episodes of television’s highest rated drama, Grey’s Anatomy, Herzig continues to out-do herself with each new musical endeavor. Her music is at once playful and impassioned–challenging and comfortable—intimate and epic. exactly what listeners have ...

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Starita Hits the Studio With DeLon!

Photos by Brent Northey

 

From 300K hits on his latest single, Body Rock, to opening for Lil John at Sundance Film Festival, DeLon is no stranger to the stage. Starting off as a DJ at a young age, DeLon found his passion in music and never stopped learning the skills of music production and MCing along the way.

Billboard has two charting hits on DeLon already and ...

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Press Event To Honor Hyde St. Studios This Wednesday, April 25th


 
Hyde St. Studios is arguably the most historic recording studio in the Bay Area hosting such artists as The Grateful Dead, Santana, Primus, 2pac, Creedance Clearwater Revival and 2pac just to name a very small few.
 
This was where I started my career almost 15 years ago when I first moved to San Francisco and still work out of there till today. I am proud ...

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Starita Produces/Engineers Chris James Full-Length Solo Record

 photo by Babylon’s Train

 

 

Chris James is no stranger to the Bay Area music scene. His former band Small Change Romeos  had quite the following and even  Universal Music Group sniffing at the front door.
 
Starita has produced and engineered with James for several years  through various projects to finally land on a full-length solo record to be released this summer. With 11 songs in the ...

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Eddie Roberts’ Roughneck Featuring Members of Ozomatli and Jazz Mafia

Eddie Roberts of The New Mastersounds is at it again with his project, Roughneck, which includes members of Ozomatli and Jazz Mafia.

Eddie has graced many of the world’s greatest stages from New Orleans Jazzfest and Bonnaroo to Red Rocks Amphitheater.

In chatting with Eddie a couple of months ago, he explained his vision of having a DJ lay Moodyman-esque beats and old jazz cuts while he and the other ...

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Support Hydrophonic’s Kickstarter!!!

HYDROPHONIC is a psychedelic hard rock band featuring Corey Largent (lead guitar/vocals), Sam Lowther (rhythm guitar, backup vocals), Zack Newman (bass guitar) and Shawn Stein (drums).

 In April of 2011 they independently released their debut EP BEACHED, a heavy 6 track riff-and-groove effort that I had the pleasure of engineering and producing. It has seen local success in newspapers, music shops and live arenas.
They recently performed at the Team McCready Global ...
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