Rarefied Recording, a San Diego Recording Studio

Rarefied Recording Workshop 2

After the success of our first workshop over here, we are looking to do a second.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about recording and mixing. This time we plan to record a band partially live and partially overdubbed to give the participants the experience of recording things together and separate. Half of the workshop will be spent on recording instruction and half on mixing. Please get in touch via e-mail, phone, or text if you’re interested. No date will be set until we find 6 serious participants. More details can be found at http://www.silversteinsoundservice.com/recording-workshop.html , but also see below.


  • 3 days of instruction
  • 2 instructors, Roy Silverstein (Owner/Chief Engineer at Rarefied) and Brian Scheuble (http://brianscheubleaudio.com/)
  • 6 students max
  • $500/student
  • Content customized to the needs of the students
  • Hands on experience recording and mixing at Rarefied Recording

SD Music Wire – Dornob Collective

San Diego Music Wire carries on with another interesting recording for you. Once again, recorded live at Rarefied. Multi-miced, but not multi-tracked. Just straight off the board, through the Burl converter, and into Pro Tools. This one was done really minimally too. No outboard gear at all. Just some nice mics and the Neve Genesys.

The group is called Dornob Collective and they do traditional Persian music with some influence from jazz, reggae, and other genres. The main organizer, Farhad, plays classical guitar and the Oud (a middle-eastern lute). The group is filled out with electric guitar, electric bass, drums, and two fabulous singers. Some of the pieces were improvised. Check it out here:

Dornob Collective 5/9/18