After ten years of recording, producing, mixing and mastering, OJ (Ofer Shabi) decided to build upon the success of ‘The Musician’s House’ (a studio he founded on Finchley Road in 2003) and created a newly branded and located mixing studio in London, now known as Soho Sonic Studios.
With the new location being only a 4 minute walk from Oxford Circus tube station in London, Soho Sonic’s mixing studio could now accommodate both talented musicians, record labels and media companies alike.
Over the years, Soho Sonic has been the home to a string of highly talented and professional sound engineers and producers. This stellar team has been one of the mixing studio’s strongest features as they continue to bring great enthusiasm and professionalism to every individual project.
To date Soho Sonic has had some very exciting musical talent through the doors, including Lethal Bizzle, Tinchy Stryder, Lisa Stansfield, Keane, LeonaLewis, Mike Skinner (The Streets), Lucian & Mann, Joel Compass, BabyBlue, Merkar (The Rascals), Casandra Fox, Abel Miller, Dionne (Big Brovaz),Sunidhi Chauhan (Bollywood Star), Leanne Jarvis, Intensi-T, So Solid Crew, to name a few.
In addition to this the mixing & recording studio has worked with many stars outside in the film, television and radio industries, including Theo James (Divergent, The Inbetweeners Movie), Liev Schreiber (Wolverine, Salt, Defiance), JohnBoyega (Star Wars VII), Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes, Body of Lies), AdewaleAkinnuoye-Agbaje (G.I. Joe, Bourne Identity, Ace Ventura), Matt Berry (Toast of London, I.T. Crowd), Matt Edmonson (BBC Radio 1 DJ), KatherineParkinson (The IT Crowd), to name a few.
Soho Sonic is also an award winning company for its work with UniversalChannel. It has also worked with companies such BBC, Channel 4, ITV,National Geographic, Kia, MTV, Samsung, Ubisoft, Pringles, Wrigley,Logitech, Coca Cola, Wateraid, DHL, Hilton, 888 Poker, plus many more.
Soho Sonic’s sound engineers and producers have worked with a large list of talent and they continue to welcome new talent through the studio’s doors every day. They have produced music for artists of all genres and have worked on countless projects for television, film and radio companies. No audio project is too large or too small for Soho Sonic.
At Soho Sonic we do our best to create a friendly, hard working and enjoyable environment, as it is extremely important to us that our clients feel comfortable and happy working with us. We invite all our prospective clients to make an appointment for a free consultation at Soho Sonic. We would love to hear about your project, introduce you to our team and show you our facilities, all over a cup of coffee.
After studying jazz piano and arrangement at the Bill Evans Academy in Paris, Israeli-born multi-instrumentalist OJ moved to London where he joined soul-rock group Soul Abyss, performing, writing and arranging the tracks, and developing a love for recording and composition.
A desire for perfectionism over touring, led OJ to setup a studio in his garage, inviting other musicians and engineers to live and create music with him. The result was The Musician’s House. In 2010 OJ moved the studio out of his house and into professional premises, setting up Soho Sonic Studios just off Oxford Circus.
Alejandro Valdes is a music producer, composer and sound designer based in London. He has performed as a session musician on recordings for many up and coming artists and has plenty of on stage experience singing, playing guitar and bass.
After completing a Masters in Audio Production at the University Of Westminster he’s been looking to gain a lot more industry experience creating fresh sounds and quality productions. Some of his main influences are David Foster, Quincy Jones and Sergio George
Natan Sterenfeld is sound engineer, producer and musician from London. Coming from a musical background and playing guitar for many artists/bands, he developed a great interest in recording and production.
After finishing a degree in music from the university of Chichester, Natan came to Soho Sonic to gain experience and knowledge to help further his career in the music industry.
Sam studied at De Montfort University in Leicester where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, Technology & Innovation. Since relocating to London, he works as a freelance Engineer, Producer and Sound Designer.
In a relatively short space of time at Soho Sonic, Sam has worked on a wide variety of projects and, deeply dedicated to his work, he constantly strives to create high quality sound and music for each client.
Matt Belmont is a Songwriter and Music Producer from the North East of England. He has a degree in BA Music Production from Leeds College of Music.
Since graduating Matt has worked on a number of independent releases including his own 4 track EP ‘Not Coming Down’, which was self-released in February 2012 and entered the iTunes album charts top 100 in its first week.
Aside from his production work he sings and plays guitar, and has a strong passion for songwriting, arranging and performing live.
Daniel Deelchand comes from an urban music background. He first took an interest in sound engineering and programming four years ago and has been perfecting his skills since.
Daniel came to Soho Sonic to gain experience within the professional environment and is currently shadowing producers to improve his skills as a programmer.
He has obtained a degree in Music Technology from the University of Hertfordshire.
Gareth is a music composer, producer, performer and engineer with extensive experience in the live sector. He’s fully invested in finding new and entrancing sounds, loves his craft and great song writing.
After graduating from Chichester University in Commercial Music he came to London to further his career as a music producer and sound designer. He found a great hub of like-minded; motivate producers here at Soho Sonic.
Gareth plays guitar, bass, keys, drums and sings, in 5 different bands across the UK. His main influences are Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Villagers and Arcade Fire.
Arie van der Poel is a trained sound engineer from New Zealand. He graduated from SAE with a bachelor’s degree in sound engineering. Since graduation Arie has worked for several recordings studios as well as operating his own studio, helping several New Zealand bands record self released EP’s.
Most recently, Arie worked as a sound engineer for MTV Networks Amsterdam, handling various audio production duties for Nickelodeon Jr. programming. To each project he brings creativity, professionalism, technical know-how and a fetish for good coffee.
Mike Avgeros is a sound engineer and sound designer based in London. After obtaining his degree in Music Technology from Kingston University, he worked with various up and coming and signed artists and producers in Greece while also recording voiceovers and designing sounds for radio ads. In his spare time, he loves going out with his recorder in search of interesting sounds to record and experiment with.
He recently became part of the Soho Sonic family and he enjoys every minute of it. While here, he is hoping to gain experience and knowledge to further his career and focus more on mixing music and sound design.
Rich Pilkington is a Producer specialising in Pop, House & EDM music.
He has won best Dance song for the International Songwriting Competition 2013, been on tour as a session drummer supporting The Saturdays, DJ’ed across London and worked at Soho Sonic since the beginning.
He is currently signed with management out in LA and is currently between London and LA.
Sara Pardo is a Journalist and Producer from Barcelona with vast and depth experience in the conceptualisation and coordination of audiovisual projects, as well as TV, documentaries, independent reports and music videos.
She has worked as a Journalist and Producer on the broadcasting department of several TV and radio programmes in Spain. After having spent over a year in New York as a foreign correspondent for Catalunya Ràdio (Catalan national radio station), she decided to relocate to Barcelona and London with the principal objective of developing her skills and knowledge in both cities.
She manages video production teams and really loves directing videos from the creation of a singular idea.