Music studios tend to be seen as a dime a dozen as there are so many nowadays. Whether they are traditional music studios or upscale home studios, the music studio business is very saturated. However, a music studio that has all the necessary equipment and individuals is hard to come by. Bay Eight Recording Studios is that diamond in the rough.
Bay Eight Recording Studios, founded by multi-platinum audio engineer Matthew “Formatt” DeFreitas, has been giving artists the tools to be successful for many years. Bay Eight Recording Studios started off as Midnight Blue Studios in 2000. Midnight Blue Studios was created by GRAMMY Award-winning producer Fabio “Estefano” Salgado. After switching hands a bit, Formatt eventually acquired the studio in 2015, birthing Bay Eight Recording Studios and ushering in a new era for the music studio.
Bay Eight Recordings Studios caters to artists that have music careers in their infancy stage to artists that are household names such as Marc Anthony, Ricky Martin, and Gloria Estefan. Many music artists have recorded GRAMMY Award-winning albums in Bay Eight Recording Studios’ facility. No matter how big or small, Formatt, along with the whole Bay Eight Recording Studios’ team is adamant on treating each and every artist with the same level of respect. Formatt takes pride in the services rendered and the atmosphere created; he wants Bay Eight Recording Studios to feel as if the artist is at a hotel.
Moreover, Bay Eight Recording Studios’ mission is to provide opportunities and aid eager individuals in jump-starting their careers. Formatt knows that opportunities in the music industry can be hard to come by as he comes from East Providence, Rhode Island. “Coming from a small city, there were not many positions accessible in the music industry.” Formatt elaborated: “So, knowing that Bay Eight is one of the most popular and thriving studios in Miami, full of opportunities for those who want to follow their dreams and make a career out of music, is very rewarding.”
Bolstering a staff of almost thirty now, Bay Eight Recording Studios has become one of the fastest growing studios in Florida. The administrative staff includes general manager, Kayla Solano, shift leaders, and interns. The hit making staff is composed of engineers, producers, and songwriters. Bay Eight Recording Studios constantly gives beneficial opportunities to its staff and allows them to get real experience by being able to work with high-profile clients and projects. Through Bay Eight Recording Studios’ internship program, many have moved on to have successful careers in music.
Whether it be a music artist looking for supreme quality and hospitality or a wide-eyed music industry hopeful, Bay Eight Recording Studios is the place to be. Bay Eight Recording Studios’ greatness might one day expand the Seven Wonders of the World to “Eight.”