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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:12 am

So the first installment of the construction blog for our new space is up on http://sonicscoop.com. It's basically packed full of every bit of information I could think of from looking for a new space over the last two years. If you've got any questions please feel free to email me or just ask them here if you think they'd be helpful!

Here's a direct link: http://bit.ly/90aUVm

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Post by dave watkins » Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:08 am

awesome! looking forward to more updates as it comes along.

and you definitely need to make an x ray machine mic locker.
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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:43 pm

You should see the switches and transformers in that thing! I'll take some close up pics when I get a chance.

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Post by trodden » Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:16 pm

Very cool!

I think I've asked you this before.. but is there a basement? Will studio be existing only on first floor? And will you be living above, or providing lodging for bands, or renting out the apartments.... or all the above?

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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:47 pm

Yep, there's a basement but it's really only set up for storage. Theoretically I could spruce it up a bit but it's always gonna be loud from the studio. I may make the one stone room in the corner into a chamber, and I'm planning to keep the plate down there if I can figure out a way to get it down.

Studio is ground floor, I'm planning on living on the 2nd and the 3rd is a rental (which is right now rented to strange weather's other engineer, Daniel Schlett).

The way I got the building the ground and second floors were combined for use by the doctors office and there was a tenant in the third floor. I had to get the tenant out (she was paying $600 a month for a two bedroom on graham ave and there's no way i could pay my mortgage on that!) and got some friends to move in who won't mind the construction going on all around them. The first and second floors need to be completely stripped down to the structure and started over. The whole building was build without any plans as temporary housing for the dock workers on the waterfront. Then the depression struck and they buildings just stuck around. Since I'm completely redoing the second floor I figured I may as well live there, plus if there are any sort of noise issues at all the only person who would complain is me.

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Post by trodden » Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:54 pm

Sounds like a great plan!

$600 for a two bedroom... jesus.... she's bummed now!

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Post by nick_a » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:13 pm

you're living my dream, marc.

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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:43 pm

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Post by rwc » Thu Aug 19, 2010 8:37 am

I never noticed this place is along my standard running route, studio G too. It's a small world. It always amazes me when I look at these buildings and figure there's nothing in them but ghetto apartments and angry baby mamas and find out awesome stuff is being done inside them a quarter mile from my apartment.
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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Wed Sep 01, 2010 12:15 pm

Second entry is up, and it's all about my attempts to design the space and how I ended up working with the brilliant Mr Wes Lachot (http://weslachot.com).

You can read it at http://sonicscoop.com

Or follow this direct link: http://bit.ly/d79Yvs

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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:34 am

Third entry just posted. It's about what went on while waiting for permits in New York.

Here's a link: http://bit.ly/8ZVt17

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Post by JWL » Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:31 pm

Congrats, Marc. Wes is awesome, Strange Weather 2 will be amazing.

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Post by trodden » Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:42 pm

oh man.. that made my head hurt just reading.. THE STRESS!! fuck... I was just in your fine city for a week.. even though i love the place, i wonder how you do it.... I was walking down graham a few times... but forgot that's what street the new place is... but was wondering in the back of my mind the whole time... "I bet Marc's new place is around here... it seems 'familiar'" ha!

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Post by Marc Alan Goodman » Fri Oct 01, 2010 9:09 am

Yep. You should have given a call!!

This'll be strange weather 6 btw..... I'm tired of moving.

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Post by trodden » Fri Oct 01, 2010 7:44 pm

I KNOW!!!!!

I missed John at the bunker as well!!!

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