Musicland Studios

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Musicland Studios was a recording studio located in Munich, Germany. It was established by Italian record producer, songwriter and performer Giorgio Moroder in the late 1960s.[1] The studio was situated in the basement of the Arabella High-Rise Building.[2] The studio closed at the beginning of the 1990s as the nearby U4 subway was affecting the recording quality. It was also home to a Helios console that was favored by many recording engineers of that era.

The Musicland Studios was used extensively throughout the 1970s and the 1980s by many artists, including Led Zeppelin,[1] Queen,[1] the Rolling Stones,[1] the Electric Light Orchestra,[1] The Three Degrees, Marc Bolan & T.Rex,[1] Donna Summer,[1] Deep Purple,[1] Amanda Lear, Freddie Mercury,[1] Sweet and Elton John. Most of them recorded under the supervision of Musicland's engineer and producer Reinhold Mack.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Billboard 6 Jun 1998 p.65. Retrieved 28 August 2011
  2. ^ Led Zeppelin: The 'Tight But Loose' Files p.40. Retrieved 28 August 2011

Coordinates: 48°9′0.39″N 11°37′10.21″E / 48.1501083°N 11.6195028°E / 48.1501083; 11.6195028