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Reeve Stimpson Awarded Nashville Songwriting Scholarship

Congratulations to Reeve Stimpson on being awarded the third annual Nashville Songwriting Scholarship! His winning song “Words You Say” was recorded here at Sound Emporium, and recorded, produced, and mixed by our very own Mike Stankiewicz. Stimpson is attending Belmont University, pursuing a degree in songwriting. This year’s competition judges included studio family members Grammy-winning […]

Maren Morris Awarded Top Female Country Artist

Congratulations to studio family member, Maren Morris, on her Billboard Music Award for Top Female Country Artist! When asked by Billboard about the win, Maren said “I was really shocked to win. I wasn’t really expecting to. I come to these shows really just as a fan to sit in the crowd, in awe over […]

Natalie Murphy’s First Album

Water The Flowers, the first release from the singer/songwriter out of Nashville, TN, is now available. Natalie Murphy’s first solo effort was recorded, mixed and produced by Sound Emporium’s very own Mike Stankiwiecz. Click here to stream it on Spotify, or find it on iTunes and Apple Music here .

In Memory of Kato Khandwala 1970 – 2018

The Sound Emporium lost treasured family member Kato Khandwala on April 25, 2018 in a motorcycle accident. He was at the studio for  6 weeks in June/July 2017 making the self-titled Pop Evil Record here with the band. We spent many hours with Kato and were able to not only work with him as a […]

Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” Added To Library Of Congress

The Library of Congress National Recording Registry added 25 more songs, including Kenny Rogers’ hit 1978 rendition of “The Gambler,” which was penned by Nashville writer Don Schlitz. Also being added to the registry this year is Merle Travis‘ 1946 album Folk Songs of the Hills. Travis was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in […]

Pop Evil Have #1 Rock Song

Sound Emporium family members, Pop Evil, hit #1 on the Active Rock chart with their song “Waking Lions.” Their recent release, Pop Evil, was recorded in Sound Emporium Studios in 2017, was produced and engineered by Kato Khandwala, and assisted by our very own Mike Stankiewicz. Click here to purchase Pop Evil on iTunes. Pop Evil will be performing live at the Ascend Amphitheater on […]

New Willie Nelson Video

Beloved studio family member, Willie Nelson , released a new music video for his song “Last Man Standing,” which has hit #1 on the AppleMusic Hot Tracks chart for Country. “Last Man Standing” is the lead single for the forthcoming album with the same title. The video features a lot of great shots from the Sound Emporium […]

Pop Evil Releases New Album

We are so very proud to announce the release of Pop Evil’s newest self-titled album, Pop Evil, which was recorded right here at the Sound Emporium in the summer of 2016. Produced and engineered by Kato Khandwala and assisted by our very own Mike Stankiewicz. Check it out – you can buy it on iTunes […]

Zach Williams Takes Home A Grammy

Studio family member Zach Williams won a Grammy award in Best Contemporary Christian Music Album for Chainbreaker. Congratulations to Zach and everyone who was a part of making the album. Congratulations are also in order for Jason Isbell who won Best American Roots Song with “If We Were Vampires,” and both Isbell and Dave Cobb who shared […]

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss At 2008 CMT Awards

While giving their acceptance speech for winning the Wide Open Country Video of the Year award at the 2008 Country Music Television Awards, Robert Plant acknowledged the “amazing studio” where he and Allison Krauss recorded. That studio is of course, Sound Emporium! Very cool to relive a brief moment of that night almost 10 years […]

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