Rocking Horse Studio Included in Mix Magazine's "Class of 2009"

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Mix magazine has selected Rocking Horse Studio of Pittsfield, New Hampshire, for inclusion in its annual "Class Of" feature, which showcases the best new recording studios from around the world.

This recognition is further validation of our original vision to build a world-class destination recording facility in rural central New Hampshire, away from the noise and distractions of the big cities.

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Mix magazine, the world's leading audio production publication, has selected Rocking Horse Studio of Pittsfield, New Hampshire, for inclusion in its annual "Class Of" feature, which showcases the best new recording facilities from around the world. The feature appeared in the June 2009 issue of the magazine and is available online through http://www.rockinghorsestudio.com.

Each year, the editors at Mix magazine select the best new studios from around the world to appear in the "Class Of" feature. The editors make their decisions based on a studio's acoustic design, aesthetics, and musical character. This year's class includes studios from various cities in the USA, as well as studios from Italy, Poland, Canada, and the UK. Rocking Horse Studio is the Boston area's only recording facility to appear in the Class of 2009 feature.

"We are proud to be recognized by our peers in the professional audio community," states Rocking Horse president, Brian Coombes. "This recognition is further validation of our original vision to build a world-class destination recording facility in rural central New Hampshire, away from the noise and distractions of the big cities."

In the "Class Of" description of Rocking Horse, Mix highlighted the studio's large live room, its collection of vintage keyboards, it's Trident Series 80B console, and its country-style bed and breakfast accommodations. The studio was designed by Michael Blackmer of Blackmer Sound, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About Rocking Horse Studio

Rocking Horse Studio is a premier destination recording studio located in Pittsfield, New Hampshire that serves independent and major label recording artists in a variety of musical genres.

The studio is operated by Brian Coombes and David Pierog. Coombes is a voting member of both the Audio Engineering Society and the Recording Academy, and was a founding member of the progressive rock band, Tristan Park. Pierog is a veteran drummer/producer with numerous performing and recording credits to his name.

Rocking Horse has worked with Chris Difford (Squeeze), Ian McDonald (King Crimson), Tony Rombola (Godsmack), Shannon Larkin (Godsmack), Duke Levine, Christian Cuff, Joe Mazzari, and producer Rob Eaton.

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