Atelier HudSonic LLC

The Classical Recording Specialists in Chicago  

(773) 551-3529

Call for Fall Specials on Recordings--concert tapings, competitions, auditions, recitals, videos.

We have you covered! 

Totally hot, totally pro.

Piano Recording Specialists, choral specialists, vocal recording experts. Orchestra and Opera. We do it.


Pictured, LFT, Chicago Symphony Orchestra plays Mahler 2. 

Jimmy Levine, cond. 

We use the German Artistic Fidelity by Acousence adda 191 a/d converter. 
World's Best Sound
Nuance,  Aesthetic beauty, Purity

Sound Techniques Preamp / EQ--Sunset Sound Edition

Sound Techniques console at Sunset Sound, Hollywood

Ready to capture YOUR great sound.

Using proven technique for YOUR great sound

Sanctified with SONOSAX mixersound

SONOSAX is the best sound in the world.

Homage to Stefan Kudelski

Really tall mic stand!

Ready to capture YOUR great sound

We work in Opera.

Stellavox SM-8 records Chicago Symphony in Mahler Symphony No. 2  

Sound is mindblowed.

The record is finished in the editing room. Multi-colored Schoeps mics with van den Hul cable.

Full capabilities for YOUR Great Sound

Beautiful Sound Laboratory

Analog tape is in stock at 

Atelier HudSonic

Meyer Sound "AMIE" monitors now at 

Atelier HudSonic

Flattering tubesound

Rens Heijnis "Custom Built" mic preamplifier

We specialize in singers

More About Atelier HudSonic LLC

Producer and engineer Hudson Fair, head of Atelier HudSonic LLC,  has recorded classical music since 1981.  

Over 425 LP's, CD's and hi-res releases.

We are a full service classical recording service doing recording, editing, and mastering. 

Our work has won many awards including Grammys 

(Won for Best Classical Vocal Recording) 

7 Grammy nominations including 

"Best Classical Album," and again for 

Best Classical Vocal Recording.

German Deutscher Schallplatten Kritiker award, 

Grammophone Magazine(UK) Award for "Excellence in American Recording,"      

10 Diapason D'Or Medals,

11 Grand Prix du Disque awards, 

and the Tube and Tape Supremo award in 2013, 2014, and 2015-and AGAIN in 2019

Call us at (773) 551-3529


A Limited Liability Company

Unique Capabilities in Recording

Leaders in 3D and Binaural Recording

We use the Neumann head named Hermann to capture a "You Are There" listening experience. Perfect for headphone listening. And everyone listens to headphones these days.

Tube and Tape Supremo

We use solid state and tube gear to offer a sparkle-y and beautifully liquid tone to your recordings. 

Advantages of working with HudSonic

House of Nagra and SADiE 

Nagra-Kudelski and its successor, 

Audio-Technology Switzerland, make  highly desirable recorders. We have owned one of every machine made since 1981.

We use the Nagra Seven. The British music editor SADiE v. 6.1 from PrismSound has been our companion for many decades. 

We rely on MAGIX Sequoia editor for multi-track mixing and editing.

Sonosax provides the Highest Dynamic Range at 135dB.

Sonosax (Swiss) supplies mind blowing sound recorders and mic preamplifiers. Here we use the Sonosax SX-R4+ recorder, 
the SX-AD8+ eight channel mic amp and a/d converter, and the new M2D2 portable preamp / a/d converter, 
dac, sound card.

Rens Heijnis Custom Built

The Dutch electronics genius, Rens Heijnis,  builds incredible sounding microphones and preamps. His 60 volt designs offer more nuance, more detail, more dynamics, and better defined bass in our recordings.  

We know all the best locations to record in. 

Great musicianship and innovative programming sound best in the best halls. We know all of them and have business relationships with all the managers.


AES Member Since 1981


Hudson Fair (lft.) and David Bock of Bock Microphones at Spago Beverly Hills. We know all the movers and shakers. At Atelier HudSonic, we are Action Men. 

Latest Releases:

Upcoming new release from Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble

"What God Tells Me"

MSR Records

World Première Recording of Jake Runestad's "Cello Songs" with the St. Charles Singers 

Erich Buchholz Songbook, tenor with ukulele

in collaboration with SuperFly® Productions

Szymanowski Songs with Ewa Kowcz, soprano

Then we look forward to 2 new records coming out in Fall  2021.


Looking for more information, bookings, or just want to get in touch with Hudson Fair? Leave a message below and we'll get back to you right away. 


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