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Red Door Studio (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)

Date Opened: January 2011
Designer: studio bau:ton
Acoustician: Carl Tatz Design
Console: Yamaha DM2000
Monitors: CTD Dual PhantomFocus System: pair of custom TEC:ton Engineering mains with double 15-inch TAD woofers and Sony compression drivers; multiple Bryston 7B amps; Event Opal near-fields
At-a-Glance: Middle Tennessee State University professor and Grammy-winning producer/engineer John Merchant’s new space houses a large control room where he will teach advanced master classes. Other features include massive bass trappings in walls and soffits, diffusive stone-front monitor wall and louvered monitor ceiling.


The Blue Grotto
(Nashville)

Date Opened: April 2011
Designer:/Acoustician: Carl Tatz Design
DAW: Pro Tools HD6
Monitors: Carl Tatz Design Dual PhantomFocus System 4, Dynaudio M3 and M1s, and Bryston amps
At-a-Glance: Built for South African engineer/producer Sean Spence as his new personal studio. Windows were not possible in the control room, so CTD mirrored acoustic lens modules were installed to widen the room acoustically and visually.

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Custom Designed Studio: The Grotto
Red Door Studio
(Murfreesboro, TN)


Custom Designed Studio: The Grotto
The Blue Grotto
(Nashville, TN)

Carl Tatz Design: 6666 Brookmont Terrace, Suite 1109, Nashville, TN 37205, 615.354.6242 / carl@carltatzdesign.com