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 recording 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 in london 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.
Over the last ten years Fridel has been writing and producing music for film, TV, theatre, albums production and mobile apps. He composed music for channels like BBC, 4 music,Universal, Al Jazeera international,CNN, Discovery. He scored theatre and dance productions nationally and internationally such as Scapino Ballet, Tim Supple, Habima National Theatre,Schaubühne Berlin. He produced and mixed albums for for leading artist in Europe and UK.
Fridel started out as a classically-trained tuba player, performing with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and the National Opera, before coming to the UK to study Audio Production at the University of Westminster, London
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.
After studying Economics and Managerment at University of Rome Tor Vergata, Beatrice has moved to London where she got a 2-year Diploma in Music Production and Sound Engineering at London School of Sound.
She is leader (vocals/guitar) of the electro-rock band “Dronningen” which sums up her underground influences including industrial/shoegaze and post-punk genres.
Aside from her production works she is a freelance sound engineer and currently part of the Soho Sonic team as Studio Account Manager.
Niall is a multi instrumentalist artistic producer/composer/sound designer with a special knack for creating modern, atmospheric productions. He specialises in synthesis and beat making and has an in-depth knowledge of current music styles and genres.
After years of doing the band circuit Niall enrolled to Brighton University to study Creative Music Production. His unique work and dedication led him to follow a career in composing music for TV.
It is this direction that gives him the ability to create distinctive textures and memorable themes that not only compliment and enhance the numerous projects he has worked on but are also recognised and praised by the people who enjoy them.
Lambros is a record producer and mixer from Athens, Greece. Mostly known for his work in the pop, rock and hip hop scene. In his thirteen years of experience he has worked with most major and indie artists in Greece and Record Labels such as Sony Music, Universal, Cobalt, Heaven music, Minos EMI etc. .
He was also a member of the legendary greek rap band A/E (Artemis Ethymes) (TXC) for 10 Years, as producer and drummer, making various records, headlining shows and sharing the stage with artists like Jay Z ,Snoop Dog and more.
He’s now part of the Soho Sonic team, where he is looking forward for new challenges.
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.
Chris is a producer with a strong interest in Hip Hop Drum & Bass and House. He discovered his passion for music from a young age when he began to DJ in local bars.
Over the years this lead to him showcasing his own productions in some of London’s biggest clubs including Pascha and Ministry of Sound and performing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014.
With a background in photography, film editing and music, his love for what he does shows in his work and he is never in short supply of enthusiasm and creative energy.
Pete is a multi-instrumentalist music composer and producer. He embraced the guitar for the first time at the age of 12 and immediately fell in love with music.
He studied composition and jazz guitar at Conservatoire “A.Vivaldi” in Alessandria where he graduated with top marks and consequently started an intense career as stage and studio musician.
In 2010 he went on a long trip around the world ending up in South Africa, where he attended the sound engineering/music production course at SAE of Cape Town. Since then he has been focused on composing and producing music for advertising, films and web.
Julian is a musician, sound engineer and producer from Almeria, Spain. With a background of guitar playing in heavy metal bands, he mixes traditional recording techniques with modern record production.
After performing with his band Nexus at Euroblast Festival in Cologne, Germany, he decided to move to London to improve his craft in recording and producing, which resulted in a Diploma at Alchemea College in both studio recording/music production and post production/game sound.
His energy and determination has led him to freelance in different endeavours, from working with bands, to doing live sound to foley recording for the short film Little Soldier (awarded by Film London with a special mention at London Calling 2015). Since November of 2015 Julian joined the Soho Sonic team to widen his experience and reach new frontiers creatively and professionally.
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.