We are Carriers of Emotion in Music
We capture and convey the emotions of your performance.
Preserving nuance and aesthetic detail to carry your intentions to your audience. All with beautiful tone!
This site is where we share the latest releases, updates, calendar, and more from engineer Hudson Fair. His company, Atelier HudSonic LLC, where he is Chief, has been recording for 40 years.
Hudson is a great listener, practitioner, and collaborator who wants the best capture of YOUR GREAT SOUND. Hudson's skills help him to offer you a rich and unique sound. With a client list of the top top musicians and groups in the world, he has the experience to make your next recording one you will be really proud of.
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Selected Artistes We Record
Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble
St. Charles Singers
The Cathedral Singers
Anima Young Singers
GIA Publications, Inc.
Richard Proulx Catalog
Musica Lumina Orchestra, Marek Rachelski, cond.
Niles Metropolitan Chorus
William Ferris Chorale
The Oriana Singers
Julie Chapman, piano
Thomas Weisflog, organ
Randall Harlow, organ
Cyprien Katsaris, piano
Evgeni Bozhanov, piano
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
++Plus hundreds more on 25+ record labels
Hudson at Sequoia editor
Georges Quellet, inventor of Stellavox
Stellavox-"Voice of the Stars"
Stellavox SM-8 as boom box.
Nagra Seven at Lincoln Cathedral, England
Hudson with Neumann KU-100 binaural head microphone
Pink Schoeps mics
Artistic Fideltiy by Acousence
adda 191 a/d converter
World's best converter sound now at HudSonic
All analog table
debut at the Met
Josh Thomas and Rupert Neve. Rupert Neve Designs, Texas
Genius Jacques Sax of Sonosax
Thermionic Culture Snow Petrel
hi-gain preamp. For ribbon mics such as Coles 4038, and AEA R88, AEA R84.
Stellavox SM-8 analog recorder
Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival-site of many of our famous recordings
Millennium Park, downtown Chicago
Tall microphone stand
Rens Heijnis Custom Built preamp working on 60 volts.
Gyraf Audio Gyratec IX tube preamplifier
Wolfgang Rübsam records Widor Organ Symphony No. 1 at Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago
A Control Room
Chicago Symphony plays Mahler 2 with Jimmy Levine conducting
Specialists in 3D sound recording
With Jonathan Smith, on a brass recording session. John was the Recording Fellow at New World Symphony, Miami, Florida, 2018-2021. He now is on
the recording staff at New England
Conservatory of Music.
Sanctified with SONOSAX mixersound
He plays the hammer
In Paris with Funky Junk Crew
At Lincoln Cathedral UK
with Philip Moore at Ripon Cathedral, England
Tonmeister Gunter Appenheimer
Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Jensen Twin Servo "Sony Classical Edition" preamp by John Hardy Co.
with trusty Nagra Seven
JIm Pugh, organist
Lincoln Cathedral Chapter House
2006 Grammy Winner, Best Classical Vocal Performance for Rilke Songs. I was the Producer and Engineer.
Winner, Deutsche Schallplatten Kritik Preis. Best Chamber music record, 5-cd set.
Also named Record of the Year
Recorded on tour in England at Ripon, Durham, and Lincoln, Cathedrals, and in London.
Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble
Bella Voce, Andrew Lewis, cond.
Setting up for a mic shootout
Temporary basement control room for CSO Mahler 2
Analog and digital coexist
135dB dynamic range
New Orleans Life
Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires
2 Nagra T-Audio for overlapping recording
Out with Josh Thomas, Rupert Neve Designs
Custom color Schoeps
At Sonosax, Le Mont sur Lausanne, Switzerland
Hudson Fair day at Nagra,
Romanel sur Lausanne, Switzerland
At Durham Cathedral, UK
At Tonstudio van Geest,
At Muscle Shoals Sound,
Universal Recording, Chicago
Dennis Moore plays a Fazioli
I was there when Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars landed on earth. October 31, 1972 at the Winterland Arena, SF/CA.
Chrzanow, Poland is where I have my European headquarters
Where William Byrd's house once stood, Lincoln, England
My uncle, Ambrose Gauntlett, cello
First chair, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Played with The Stones and the Beatles
Ewa Kowcz, soprano
Tribute to Stefan Kudelski
Stage plot for Mahler 2
Recording the St. Charles Singers outdoors by a stream.
Jeff Hunt, director