We are Carriers of Emotion in Music

We capture and convey the emotions of your performance.

Preserving nuance and carrying great 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 39 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.

mail him at hudsonic1@me.com

Selected Artistes We Record


Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble

St. Charles Singers 

The Cathedral Singers

GIA Publications, Inc.

Anima Young Singers

Musica Lumina Orchestra, Marek Rachelski, cond. 

Niles Metropolitan Chorus

William Ferris Chorale 

The Oriana Singers

Bella Voce

Juilliard String Quartet

Takács String Quartet

Thomas Weisflog, organ

Cyprien Katsaris, piano

Denis Matsuev, piano

Evgeni Bozhanov, piano

Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo soprano

WFMT Radio, Chicago-work there as Producer and Engineer

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Lyric Opera 

The Ravinia Festival

++Plus hundreds more

Hudson at Sequoia editor




Thermionic Culture Snow Petrel Tube preamp





Stellavox SM-8 analog recorder

Martin Theatre, Ravinia Festival

Robert Schumann


Millennium Park, downtown Chicago

Tall microphone stand


Rens Heijnis Custom Built preamp working on 60 volts.


Live broadcast on WFMT Radio, 
Chicago




Gyraf Audio Gyratec IX tube preamplifier

Wolfgang Rübsam records Widor Organ Symphony No. 1 at Rockefeller Chapel, Chicago

Richard Proulx

Richard Proulx

Ravinia Festival recording room

At The Ravinia Festival 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 Gunther Appenheimer

John Dunkerley

At Alvernia Studios outside Krakow

Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Hollywooder Episode

Schoeps V4

with trusty Nagra Seven

JIm Pugh, organist

En France

Lincoln Cathedral Chapter House

Telefunken Loop

New Release for September 2020

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.

Recorded on tour in England at Ripon, Durham, and Lincoln, Cathedrals, and in London. 


Gargoyle Brass


Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble

Bella Voce, Andrew Lewis, cond.

Lawo console 

Setting up for a mic shootout

Temporary basement control room for CSO Mahler 2
Analog and digital coexist

135dB dynamic range

Parisian outlet

New Orleans Life

Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires

2 Nagra T-Audio for overlapping recording

Stellavox SM-8

Out with Josh Thomas, Rupert Neve Designs

Custom color Schoeps

Sonosax Switzerland

At Sonosax, Le Mont sur Lausanne, Switzerland

Hudson Fair day at Nagra, 
Romanel sur Lausanne, Switzerland

At NOSPR, 
Katowice, Poland

Durham Cathedral dressing room

At Durham Cathedral, UK

In Russia

Funkhaus, Berlin

At Tonstudio van Geest, 
Sandhausen, Germany

Kilar

Wojciech Kilar

Funkhaus, Berlin

Funkhaus, Berlin

At Muscle Shoals Sound, 
Sheffield, Alabama

Universal Recording, Chicago

Special piano

Dennis Moore at the keyboard

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

Recording at St. Cantius Church, Altelier HudSonic

Neumann Head

Location of William Byrd's house

Where William Byrd's house once stood, Lincoln, England

Live broadcast, WFMT Radio

Ambrose Gauntlett, cello

My uncle, Ambrose Gauntlett, cello
First chair, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Played with The Stones and the Beatles

Stars of Lyric Opera live broadcast

Stars of Lyric Opera
 Live Broadcast for WFMT. Downtown Chicago at Millennium Park.

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Ewa Kowcz, soprano

Early music recording in Binaural sound at WFMT Radio in Chicago.

Tribute to Stefan Kudelski

Stage plot for Mahler 2

Recording the St. Charles Singers outdoors by a stream. 
Jeff Hunt, director